Movies like Nine Lives

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Nine Lives (2016)
 5.3
 17K
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, transformation, father daughter relationship, love, magic, husband wife relationship, family, fantasy world, greed, kids and family, family drama, skyscraper, betrayal, life & death, animals, talking animals, redemption, happy ending, personal growth, rebirth, saving a life, self sacrifice, body transformation, switching bodies, father son relationship ...

Most similar movies to Nine Lives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, feel good and semi serious films with plots about family, dialogue, childhood, catastrophe, mentor, children and storytelling mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Nine Lives: The Shaggy Dog (2006), A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), A Simple Wish (1997), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Stuart Little (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: family, human becomes animal, pets, dog, experiment gone awry, laboratory, transformation, surfing, lawyer, parents and children, daughter, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, addiction, human animal relationship, street musician, drug addict, homeless, moral transformation, pet cat, singer, double decker bus, guitarist, blonde woman ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, wish come true, mischievous children, supernatural ability, young heroes, follow your dream, parents and children, child as adult, vengeance, cinderella story ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: sweet, touching, melancholic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, human animal relationship, dog movie, animals, life & death, love, death, talking animals ...
Time: 2010s, 1960s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: queen, fantasy world, adventure, magic, rabbit, sister sister relationship, beautiful scenery, imagination, talking animals, falling from height, rivalry, chess ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 110K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, kids and family, friendship, adventure, mischievous children, kidnapping, orphan, opposites attract, anthropomorphic mouse, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, bad ending, romantic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, dog, pets, outer space, friendship, family, anti heroes, mischievous children, young heroes, rescue, destiny, alien encounter ...
⇓ 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, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: clinic, friendship, animal human communication, doctor, talking animals, african american, dog, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, adventure, happy ending ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: curses spells and rituals, museum, family, night watchman, adventure, save the day, escapades, obsessive quest, magic, kids and family, fantasy world, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: england, london, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 105K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cat, farm, dog, friendship, farmer, pig, underdog, sheep, alarm clock, grandson, duck, heroism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, fish out of water, cat, wilderness, survival, journey, adventure, getting home, family, human animal relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: cross country, nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, child birth, soccer, parents and children, family, miraculous event, small town, family relations, couple relations, hopes, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 28K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: reincarnation, christmas, snowman, holiday, family, redemption, parents and children, christmas party, loss, child as adult, family relations, self discovery ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas tree, holiday, family, adventure, self discovery, fish out of water, deal, christmas party, toys, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 36K
Tooth Fairy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fairy, family, hockey player, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, redemption, curses spells and rituals, children, adventure, dreams, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: surreal, clever, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, farm, chimpanzee, pig, family, fish out of water, bankruptcy, mouse, countryside, underdog, heroic mission, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: sydney australia, australia, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, surreal, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, escape from reality, queen, fantasy world, journey, adventure, imagination, magic, transformation, cat, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cat, talking cat, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, chaos, boredom, sibling relationship, rescue, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: family, fish out of water, babies and infants, fatherhood, abandoned baby, roommate, friendship, custody, parents and children, life turned upside down, farce, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 6K
Twitches (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twins separated at birth, Camryn and Alex meet by chance for the first time on their 21st birthday and discover they're witches with the power to save their homeland of Coventry from the evil that threatens it. But when Camryn leaves Alex to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, adoption, supernatural ability, sibling relationship, sister, parent child relationship, family, impossible love, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 102K
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, sentimental, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, friendship, afterlife, supernatural, family, danger, friends, mischievous children, halloween, palaces castles and temples, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog actor, family, clown, friendship, sport, dog, small town, athlete's life, young heroes, contests and competitions, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.8
 73K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: humorous, light, fairy tale, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: halloween, witch, wizards and magicians, supernatural, magic, immortality, potion, disorder, resurrection, teenage life, vengeance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1700s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 12K
Imagine That (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, feather, sleepover, parents and children, family relations, father, daughter, imagination, single parent, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 123K
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: starting over, countryside, zoo, hopes, coping, responsibility, father son relationship, single father, animals, family drama, loss of spouse, loss of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 57K
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, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, family, saint bernard dog, puppy, rescue, anti heroes, suburbs, heroes, disorder, dog, mischievous children, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, touching, tv series pilot
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids, teens ...
Plot: magic, high school, wizards and magicians, bikini, witch, teenager, supernatural ability, high school life, secret, family, teenage life, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, children, prank, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, espionage, secret agents, family, master villain, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, dog, save the world, good versus evil, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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