Movies like The Secret Life of Pets

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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
 6.5
 179K
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: light, entertaining, funny, colourful, sentimental, clever, suspense, sweet, visually appealing, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, friendship, adventure, pets, pet, rabbit, family, cat, guinea pig, chase, redemption, children, chihuahua, sewer, terrier, animal, rodent, runaway, anthropomorphism, escapades, pig, kids and family ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york

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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, entertaining, funny and sweet films with plots about animals, talking animals, family, adventure, storytelling, runaway and destiny mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Secret Life of Pets: Zootopia (2016), Finding Dory (2016), Moana (2016), Bolt (2008), Sing (2016). 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, colourful, funny, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, talking dog, animals, guinea pig, talking animals, friendship, rodent, pets, animal, pet, adventure, terrier ...
Place: new york, turkey
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100%
 8.0
 422K
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: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, talking animals, animals, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, adventure, prejudice, friendship, investigation, utopia, missing person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 234K
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: feel good, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, disney, underwater, fish, memory loss, friendship, self doubt, amnesia, family, computer animation, teamwork, reunion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 261K
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, ocean, adventure, island, mythology, magic, destiny, young girl, quest, girl, family ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.8
 186K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, family, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cat, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, journey, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 130K
Sing (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
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, disaster movie ...
Audience: kids
Plot: singing, creativity, singing competition, talking animals, concert, self confidence, music, animals, friendship, mentor, theater, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 21K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, deer, dachshund, talking animals, forest, getting home, odd couple, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, funny, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, jungle, friendship, elephant, rescue, fantasy world, family, friends, save the day, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, stylized, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, getting home, computer animation, family, adventure, friendship, disorder, villain, on the road, verbal byplay, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, madagascar, africa, london, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 139K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
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: bee, animal life, family, culture clash, computer animation, adventure, fighting the system, friendship, redemption, anthropomorphic animal, individualism, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 157K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, squirrel, rescue, talking animals, suburbs, heroic mission, fight back, cons and scams, fish out of water, danger, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 363K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, exciting, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: family, anti heroes, computer animation, anti hero, spy, adoption, cat, bakery, save the world, silly humor, henchman, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 142K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, cat, imaginary kingdom, friendship, talking animals, escapades, talking cat, save the day, good versus evil, computer animation, happy ending, magical ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 97K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
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: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, family, computer animation, tree, obsessive quest, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, danger, greed, walled city ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, USA
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, colourful, funny, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bird, pig, bomb, talking animals, adventure, island, villain, creativity, battle, slingshot, life philosophy, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 105K
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, feel good, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, family, adventure, brothers, love, imagination, parenthood, money, ceo, job promotion, child as adult ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 26K
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: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: squirrel, friendship, heist, talking animals, crime gone awry, family, friends, unlikely partners, computer animation, fish out of water, animals, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, exciting, touching, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, jungle, friendship, ice age, computer animation, squirrel, pregnancy, rescue, birth, bridge ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 6.9
 358K
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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, island, jungle, rescue, adventure, escape, journey, wilderness, animal life, hippopotamus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 491K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
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, humorous, not serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, family, disney, imaginary, friendship, little girl, super villain, chase, villain, supervillain, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 85K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, disorder, buddies, disney, danger, partners, bear, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 174K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, France
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: humorous, light, funny, witty, clay animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, adventure, birds, farm, bird, against the odds, heroic mission, verbal byplay, friends, danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ 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: touching, feel good, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, natural disaster, disney, friendship, survival, talking animals, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, pets, adventure, great dane, family, friendship, dog, petty criminal, young heroes, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 82K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada
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, exciting, funny, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: chase, blue, family, magic, fish out of water, friends, disorder, curses spells and rituals, adventure, getting home, good versus evil, vortex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 90K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: exciting, light, emotional, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, imaginary, save the world, disney, family, odd couple, escapades, danger, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, 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, sentimental, light, funny, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, friendship, adventure, anthropomorphic animal, animals, family relations, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, happy ending, royal family, danger, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 55K
Storks (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an ...
Style: sweet, colourful, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: baby, stork, flying, talking bird, good versus evil, teenage girl, fantasy world, talking animals, transformation, neglected child, loneliness, villain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, ...
Style: funny, colourful, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, fireworks, talking animals, meteor shower, crystal, explosion, volcano, prophecy, family, adventure, asteroid, ice age ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 38K
Garfield 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
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, semi serious, not serious, toilet humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, talking animals, animals, cat, royalty, prince, pets, family, adventure, partners, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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