Movies like The Secret Life of Pets

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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
 6.5
 203K
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, 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, sweet, humorous, clever, colourful, feel good, captivating, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, animals, friendship, chase, children, talking animals, adventure, cat, terrier, anthropomorphism, disney, kids and family, pig, rabbit, family, chihuahua, pets, runaway, adaptation, guinea pig, dachshund, childhood, animal life, pet dog, remote control ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, north america, manhattan, new york city, united states of 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, entertaining, sweet and funny films with plots about computer animation, children, animals, runaway, catastrophe, storytelling and destiny 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
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A sequel to the animated hit THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS.
Style: light, feel good, colourful, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, cat, guinea pig, talking dog, talking cat, terrier, rabbit, animals, talking animals, pets, pet dog, animal life ...
Place: new york, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.3
 277K
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, light, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, memory loss, family, animals, fish, adventure, kids and family, amnesia, ocean, shark, friendship, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 498K
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, allegory, funny, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, disney, rabbit, stereotypes, adventure, talking animals, anthropomorphism, police, anthropomorphic animal, conspiracy, happy ending, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 212K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, light, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, animals, disney, friendship, human animal relationship, adventure, talking animals, cartoon dog, animal life, pets, superhero, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, ohio, missouri, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 171K
Sing (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Japan, USA, 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: light, inspirational, entertaining, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: creativity, animals, anthropomorphic animal, pig, talent show, music, friendship, mentor, anthropomorphism, musician, theater, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 115K
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: entertaining, colourful, feel good, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, family, environmental, childhood, deforestation, adventure, justice, talking animals, friendship, environmentalism, young heroes, ecology ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: colourful, entertaining, humorous, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bird, adventure, talking animals, creativity, pig, island, egg, superhero, video game, bomb, anger management, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 24K
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: funny, humorous, colourful, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: dachshund, animal life, adventure, friendship, talking animals, escapades, creativity, bear, forest, disney, good versus evil, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 548K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
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, entertaining, humorous, light, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, super villain, escapades, disney, lifestyle change, friendship, children, adventure, chase, adoptive father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2010s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ 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, teens, toddlers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, determination, family, friends, rescue, jungle, elephant, friendship, fantasy world, animals, creativity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 29K
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, entertaining, humorous, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, talking animals, family, animals, squirrel, crime gone awry, heist, friends, chase, betrayal, adventure, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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, funny, exciting, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, talking animals, friendship, family, parenthood, animal life, loneliness, animals, ice age, life philosophy ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 229K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
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, humorous, funny, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: animals, bird, adventure, talking animals, parrot, jungle, friendship, happy ending, kids and family, family, good versus evil, flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, minnesota, south america, latin america
⇓ 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, sweet, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing
Plot: circus, talking animals, lion, penguins, animals, zebra, getting home, family, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, giraffe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, london, new york, africa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 336K
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: colourful, touching, fairy tale, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, ocean, magic, adventure, disney princess, girl, island, happy ending, mythology, destiny, family, young girl ...
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.6
 32K
Barnyard (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
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, funny, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: animals, pig, coyote, family, father son relationship, talking animals, countryside, chicken, best friends, leadership, friendship, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: school, teacher, superhero, invention, professor, hypnosis, battles, secret identity, friend, boy, elementary school, boss ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 176K
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: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, family, squirrel, talking animals, raccoon, cons and scams, fish out of water, leader, friendship, animal that acts human, turtle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.3
 402K
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, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, single father, spy, father daughter relationship, family, minion, good versus evil, villain, female agent, parent child relationship, assistant, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 164K
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, entertaining, absurd, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: unlikely friendships, animal life, bee, jazz, family, culture clash, beehive, flower shop, honey, surrealism, exploitation, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 161K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
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, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: talking animals, cat, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, magic, talking cat, happy ending, escapades, sword fight, save the day ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 405K
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, entertaining, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, friendship, jungle, adventure, talking animals, unlikely friendships, penguins, island, animal life, friends, lion, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, antarctica, new york, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 128K
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, feel good, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, boy, adventure, job promotion, little boy, brothers, child as adult, parenthood, family relations, ceo, imagination ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.1
 194K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, USA
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: light, witty, humorous, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: freedom, escape, chicken, escape attempt, bird, adventure, animal protagonist, family, prison, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 91K
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, sweet, funny, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, chase, magic, family, adventure, runaway, superhero, life philosophy, creativity, destiny, good versus evil, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 98K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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, entertaining, humorous, stylized, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, disorder, disney, partners, friends, animals, hunting, animal life, wilderness, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (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, funny, entertaining, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animals, talking animals, cat, adventure, family, pets, talking cat, disorder, friendship, partners, luxury, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 103K
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: emotional, light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, family, culture clash, loneliness, save the world, alien invasion, odd couple, runaway, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 23K
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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: dancing, ballerina, rivalry, children, ballet, inventor, orphan, follow your dream, escape, mentor, best friends in love, flying ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ 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, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, tyrannosaurus rex, animals, disney, talking animals, earthquake, natural disaster, babies and infants, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%