Movies like Nine Lives

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Nine Lives (2016)
 5.3
 19K
Nine Lives (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, China, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Style: light, melancholic, entertaining, surreal, awful
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: cat, family, animals, love, transformation, father daughter relationship, magic, husband wife relationship, happy ending, greed, skyscraper, fantasy world, kids and family, family drama, betrayal, life & death, talking animals, redemption, business, personal growth, rebirth, self sacrifice, lightning, body transformation, switching bodies ...

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Most similar movies to Nine Lives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, melancholic and light films with plots about dialogue, family, culture clash, catastrophe, mentor, children and runaway mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Nine Lives: The Shaggy Dog (2006), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Fluke (1995), A Simple Wish (1997), A Street Cat Named Bob (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 17K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: human becomes animal, family, dog, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, parents and children, disorder, family life, genetic engineering, parent child relationship, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sweet, melancholic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, animals, adaptation, life & death, police dog, love, death ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 6K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, family life, family relations, getting home, afterlife, starting over, talking dog, dog movie, hopes, dealing with death, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, vengeance, wizards and magicians, family relations, supernatural, disorder, child as adult, heroes, supernatural ability, misfit ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Plot: cat, street musician, drug addict, pet cat, human animal relationship, homeless, addiction, singer, moral transformation, frog, second chance, parking ticket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 59K
Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, puppy, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, pets, family life, rescue, animal rescue, saint bernard dog, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, thought provoking, tense, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, space and aliens, human animal relationship, mission, talking dog, outer space, mentor, benign alien, pets, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, clinic, animal human communication, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, monkey, adventure ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, friends, bad luck, family relations, school, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pig, survival, rescue, spider, family, friends, grass, uncle, spring, barn, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 30K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, christmas, snowman, family, holiday, redemption, friends, fish out of water, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, self discovery ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.
Style: stylized, surreal, clever, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: animals, fish out of water, mouse, bankruptcy, dog, pig, farm, chimpanzee, family, countryside, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, australia, sydney australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sasquatch, wildlife, family, adventure, friendship, fish out of water, bounty hunter, parents and children, kindness, vegetarian, bigfoot, french canadian ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.9
 2K
Gordy (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, road movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, pig, family, danger, best friends, heroic mission, teaching the ways of the world, social misfits, young heroes, anti heroes ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, chase, misfit, countryside, youth, friendship, fish out of water, heroes, disorder, young heroes, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 37K
Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, santa claus, family, family relations, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, north pole, sibling relationship, family life, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993
Place: chicago illinois, sydney australia, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: museum, curses spells and rituals, parallel universe, obsessive quest, night watchman, fantasy world, adventure, escapades, save the day, magic, family, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, surreal, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, queen, clock, dark fantasy, imagination, sister sister relationship, rabbit, adventure, magic, beautiful scenery, chess, castle ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, cat, pets, wilderness, fish out of water, journey, adventure, survival, family, talking animals, wounded animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, objects come to life, family, prodigy, mysterious character, save the day, goofy hero, boss and employee, fish out of water ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: dog, lawyer, district attorney, family, college life, family relations, college, campaign, estrangement, dishonesty, wish come true, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 29K
Toys (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist and builds weapons disguised as toys.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, surreal, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, toy, inheritance, anti war, family relations, parents and children, family life, rivalry, family, sibling relationship, innocence lost, business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 38K
The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, redemption, changing the past or future, altering history, family, youth, childhood memory, introspection, friends, estrangement, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 60s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.3
 6K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, friends, social misfits, hopes, imaginary, dealing with death, young heroes ...
Place: new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, friendship, father daughter relationship, family, coming of age, pets, small town life, family life, disorder, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 105K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, friendship, supernatural, afterlife, danger, halloween, mischievous children, friends, family, life after death, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 4K
Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, reindeer, barn, farm, family, young heroes, parents and children, hopes, siblings relations ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, light, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, island, rivalry, friends, parallel world, youth, best friends, pirate ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 52K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, rivalry, puppy, cat, allergy, pets, family, chase, adventure, danger, secret agents, imaginary ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 7K
Ghost Dad (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Elliot Hopper is a widower with three children, he is currently working on a deal. It seems like his wife illness was very costly and this deal could put them out of the red. However he gets into a cab that is driven by a maniac, and Elliot crashes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, scary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, family life, laboratory, parent child relationship, death, single father, scientist, happy ending, justice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%