Movies like The Secret Life of Pets

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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
 6.5
 192K
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, colourful, sweet, sentimental, humorous, feel good, captivating, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, anthropomorphism, cat, chihuahua, chase, rabbit, friendship, children, kids and family, adventure, guinea pig, terrier, pets, pet, dachshund, rodent, childhood, pig, family, anthropomorphic animal, pug, poodle ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, usa, north america

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Most similar movies to The Secret Life of Pets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sweet, entertaining and funny films with plots about computer animation, animals, family, talking animals, adventure, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Secret Life of Pets: Finding Dory (2016), Zootopia (2016), Bolt (2008), Sing (2016), The Lorax (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A sequel to the animated hit THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS.
Style: light, funny, colourful, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, talking dog, guinea pig, animals, rabbit, terrier, cat, rodent, friendship, animal, pet, talking animals ...
Place: new york, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 256K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, underwater, adventure, underwater scene, memory loss, animals, amnesia, fish, friendship, computer animation, talking animals, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 461K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: feel good, witty, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, animals, talking animals, anthropomorphism, adventure, stereotypes, anthropomorphic animal, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 199K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, adventure, animals, human animal relationship, talking animals, friendship, family, cartoon dog, pets, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, las vegas, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 144K
Sing (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: singing, creativity, singing competition, talking cat, self confidence, music, friendship, mentor, theater, musician, flashback, concert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 105K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: computer animation, tree, disney, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, obsessive quest, greed, justice, family, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.6
 23K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, dachshund, talking animals, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, deer, forest, computer animation, disorder, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 299K
Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, mythology, ocean, island, magic, adventure, girl, destiny, disney princess, quest, young girl ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 118K
The Boss Baby (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.
Style: funny, touching, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, boy, ceo, job promotion, family relations, child as adult, little boy, adventure, imagination, brothers, child protagonist ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.6
 519K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, adoption, imaginary, super villain, family, orphan, supervillain, escapades, computer animation, lifestyle change, chase, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green ...
Style: entertaining, funny, colourful, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, bird, bomb, pig, adventure, island, villain, creativity, battle, battles, slingshot, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, light, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, friends, fantasy world, friendship, elephant, family, teacher, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, animals, zebra, friendship, computer animation, lion, getting home, penguins, hippopotamus, giraffe, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 151K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: cat, talking animals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, computer animation, friendship, magic, sword fight, escapades, save the day, good versus evil ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 167K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, squirrel, heroic mission, rescue, forest, animal life, suburbs, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 152K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, bee, computer animation, beehive, unlikely friendships, family, individualism, culture clash, fighting the system, adventure, flower shop, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 382K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: family, adoption, computer animation, single father, spy, save the world, anti heroes, imaginary, villain, assistant, master villain, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 382K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, escape, jungle, lion, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 28K
The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, friendship, family, animals, heist, computer animation, crime gone awry, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, dinosaur, adventure, jungle, animal life, computer animation, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.8
 21K
Ballerina (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
Style: touching, inspirational, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, ballet, ballerina, rivalry, orphan, children, follow your dream, escape, inventor, best friends in love, flying, training ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 216K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, happy ending, parrot, animals, adventure, jungle, birds, bird, friendship, animal life, computer animation, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 30K
Barnyard (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: coyote, farm, countryside, family, animals, pig, chicken, best friends, leadership, friendship, anti hero, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 184K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, animal protagonist, adventure, escape attempt, birds, farm, bird, loss of friend, family, fugitives ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, 1950s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: feel good, touching, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, disney, friendship, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, family, babies and infants, natural disaster, rescue, wilderness, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 87K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sweet, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, good versus evil, family, talking animals, magic, fish out of water, friends, disorder, curses spells and rituals, adventure, getting home, moon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: animals, talking animals, royalty, pets, prince, mistaken identity, cat, adventure, family, partners, disorder, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, friendship, pets, adventure, petty criminal, dog, daring rescue, family, great dane, young heroes, kitten ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 106K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, kids and family, children, goofy hero, bear, animals, fish out of water, jungle, anthropomorphic animal, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the African savannah, the film follows Kion as he assembles the members of the 'Lion Guard'. Throughout the film, the diverse team of young animals will learn how to utilize each of their unique abilities to solve problems and ...
Style: colourful, light, funny, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, animals, talking animals, friendship, adventure, hyena, imaginary kingdom, family relations, happy ending, royal family, anthropomorphic animal, friends ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%