Movies like Isle of Dogs

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Isle of Dogs (2018)
 7.8
 170K
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.
Style: funny, captivating, suspense, sincere, adult animation, fairy tale, inspirational, epic, weird, cult film
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: dog, politician, rescue, friendship, freedom, resistance, robot, morality, island, protest, conspiracy, boy, animal protagonist, cartoon dog, fight, corruption, owl, waste, propaganda, missing boy, flashback, female scientist, animal cruelty, serum, dog lover ...
Time: future
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Isle of Dogs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out clever, humorous, light and feel good films with plots about computer animation, animals, friendship, storytelling, adventure, runaway and dialogue mostly in Animation, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Isle of Dogs: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), The Plague Dogs (1982), Up (2009), Stand by Me Doraemon (2014), The Iron Giant (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: fairy tale, talky, humorous, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, unlikely partners, anthropomorphism, fox, anthropomorphic animal, heroic mission, evil, partners, dishonesty, animals, eccentricity, village life ...
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100%
The Plague Dogs (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, ...
Style: adult animation, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dog, laboratory, cartoon dog, pets, chase, animal testing, fugitives, adventure, escapades, animal rights, animals, vegan ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: stranded, death, escape, nightmare, murder, friends, hallucination, monster, island, chase, violence, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane ...
Style: feel good, claymation, atmospheric, witty, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rabbit, cartoon rabbit, garden, experiment gone awry, love triangle, monster, adventure, rivalry, transformation, eccentricity, ambition ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, cerebral, philosophical, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: post apocalypse, ecology, environmental, steampunk, giant insect, insect, nature, female protagonist, death of father, teenage girl, distopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, year 1984, middle ages
Place: tokyo, japan
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100%
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Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, dog, loneliness, hopes, adventure, friendship, animals, follow your dream, family, talking animals, friends, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: south america, venezuela, mount everest, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Stand by Me Doraemon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the suburbs of Tokyo some time ago, there lived a clumsy boy about 10 years old. There appeared in front of him named Sewashi, Nobita's descendant of four generations later from the 22nd century, and Doraemon, a 22nd century cat-type ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, 3d animation, futuristic ...
Plot: boy, time travel, family relations, parents and children, youth, pets, androids and robots, friends, robot, mission, cartoon cat, prank ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 199K
The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, emotional, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: friendship, small town, robot, prejudice, self sacrifice, benign alien, androids and robots, childhood, boy, cold war, space and aliens, paranoia ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957
Place: maine, usa, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Emily struggles to fit in at home and at school, she discovers a small red puppy who is destined to become her best friend. When Clifford magically undergoes one heck of a growth spurt, becomes a gigantic dog and attracts the attention of a ...
Style: melancholic, 3d animation, sentimental, sincere, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, animals, puppy, talking animals, pet dog, little girl, urban setting, rescue, villain, female protagonist, experiment, villain arrested ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
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101 Dalmatians (1961)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, entertaining, fairy tale, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, animals, dalmatian, puppy, female villain, chase, pets, fashion, adventure, rescue, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
 7.2
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Metropolis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet. Tima, a robot-girl built in the image of his deceased daughter, is at the core of these plans. However, after escaping the Duke's clutches ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: robot, metropolis, steampunk, rebellion, artificial intelligence, megalomaniac, heroic mission, cyberpunk, save the day, uncover truth, adventure, self discovery ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, adult animation, satirical, suspense ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: goofy hero, bomb, save the day, parents and children, family, snow, lake, life philosophy, irreverent, redemption, girl, cartoon bear ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, 21st century
Place: alaska, oregon, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 228K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, captivating, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, tarzan, adoption, animals, orphan, happy ending, ape man, friendship, monkey, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 1880s, 1910s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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 ⇓
33%
 6.9
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Frankenweenie (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince ...
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: dog, frankenstein, supernatural, experiment, life & death, mad scientist, afterlife, loss of loved one, reincarnation, monster, halloween, pets ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 462K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, futuristic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, robot, disney, friendship, heroes, adventure, friends, good versus evil, boy genius, teenage life, androids and robots, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, animals, friendship, chase, children, talking animals, adventure, cat, terrier, anthropomorphism, disney, kids and family ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, north america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, talky, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, family, prodigy, young heroes, adoption, dog, time machine, talking dog, inventor, father son relationship, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: egypt, usa, versailles, europe, north africa ...
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21%
 6.7
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Planet Hulk (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the Hulk becomes too dangerous for the Earth, the Illuminati trick Hulk into a shuttle and launch him into space to a planet where the Hulk can live in peace. Unfortunately, the Hulk's struggle to escape makes a malfunction in the shuttle ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspense, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, betrayal, exile, transformation, space and aliens, adventure, slavery, rivalry, distant planet, ruler, mutant, robot ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Superman: Doomsday (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, double life, good versus evil, mad scientist, fight, secret identity, cloning, superman character, crime wave, heroic mission, adventure, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, adult animation, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, french, adventure, tour de france, chase, friendship, escapades, rescue, very little dialogue, old woman, riding a bicycle, championship ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One Christmas Eve three people, a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen Hana and a dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking through the garbage.
Style: touching, atmospheric, witty, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: holiday, christmas, baby, homeless, adventure, friends, life is a bitch, parents and children, friendship, lgbt, gay, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 7.1
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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 ⇓
21%
 7.0
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9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Luxembourg
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, apocalypse, technology gone awry, distopia, fate of humanity, life is a bitch, survival, save the world, vestiges of humanity, heroes, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 58K
Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: exciting, touching, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: bull, countryside, animals, friendship, bullfighting, talking animals, pacifist, kindness, escape, farm, girl, matador ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 37K
Astro Boy (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search ...
Style: exciting, humorous, melancholic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, robot, superhero, family in danger, evil force, space and aliens, transformation, good versus evil, destiny, androids, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 82K
A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya ...
Style: sincere, touching, romantic, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bullying, deaf, sign language, disability, friendship, japanese school, high school, japanese schoolgirl, coming of age, deafness, teenager, redemption ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
DC League of Super-Pets (2022)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto the Super-Dog must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help ...
Style: feel good, 3d animation, entertaining, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: dog, talking animals, superhero, superman character, super strength, animal protagonist, good versus evil, team, pets, animal that acts human, friendship, super villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: sentimental, touching, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, girls' night, family outing
Plot: disney, friendship, orphan, dog, cat, pets, adventure, adoption, kitten, talking cat, alone, talking dog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state, manhattan new york city, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%