Movies like The Lion King 2019

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The Lion King (2019)
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Style: touching, colourful, tense, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: prince, good versus evil, father son relationship, animals, dangerous animal, wilderness, talking animals, survival, adventure, friendship, destiny, danger, animal life, rivalry, rescue, fantasy world, family, king, lion, shaman, dysfunctional family, false accusation, redemption, coming of age, lie ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa

Most similar movies to The Lion King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, danger, escapades, friends and animal life mostly in Family, Animation and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Lion King: The Land Before Time (1988), The Wild (2006), Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011), The Jungle Book (1967), Tarzan 2 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 819K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, king, good versus evil, betrayal, family, righting the wronged, prince, redemption, pride and honor, lion, jungle ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, survival, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, wilderness, buddies, rescue, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: lion, jungle, adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, good versus evil, young heroes, pig, best friend, rescue, heroic mission ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, 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, feel good, sentimental, light, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, danger, friends, adventure, friendship, animal life, animals, talking animals, family, imaginary kingdom, family relations, lion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 22K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, zoo, lion, rescue, survival, adventure, fish out of water, family, dangerous animal, friendship, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the ...
Style: touching, serious, exciting, sincere, thought provoking
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: parents and children, animal life, anthropomorphism, adventure, wilderness, friendship, danger, escapades, animal, family relations, family, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his friends are constantly being bullied and browbeaten by three teenage dinosaurs: Hyp, a Hypsilophodon; Nod, a Nodosaurus; and Mutt, a Muttaburrasaurus. However, when a shower of meteorites (flying rocks) impacts near the Great ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, lyrical, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, wilderness, rescue, friendship, save the day, survival, forces of nature, animal life, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 149K
The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, orphan, human animal relationship, adventure, feral child, friendship, mischievous children, young heroes, animal life, disney, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In search of some adventure in their safe and peaceful valley, the five dinosaur friends make a hideaway. From there, they spot two thieves in action, stealing an egg from one of their broods. They chase them down and manage to recover the egg ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, biting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, triceratops, adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, wilderness, animal life, escapades, youth, friends ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 8K
Tarzan 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, young heroes, family, mischievous children, good versus evil, survival, rescue, danger, orphan, self discovery ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, best friends, adventure, dog, reconciliation, unlikely couple, animal life, friends, rescue, hunting, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Balto III: Wings of Change (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and the other sled dogs are feeling dejected because the mail that used to be delivered by dogsled is now being delivered by airplanes. But when a mail plane crashes in the mountains, the dogs come to the rescue.
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, lone wolves, rescue, family, save the day, airplane, survival, friendship, forces of nature, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 326K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, jungle, adventure, danger, animal life, hippopotamus, zebra, giraffe, lion, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, father daughter relationship, lion, coming of age, culture clash, adventure, jungle, family, friendship, parents and children, good versus evil, baby ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, in the woods, dangerous animal, rescue, fantasy world, tomboy, good versus evil, love ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild.
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, orphan, adventure, bear, tiger, rescue, friendship, feral child, family, danger, revenge, leaving home ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: old west, freedom, animal life, friendship, rivalry, wild horse, rescue, wildlife, adventure, captivity, family, reunion ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 81K
The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: pets, getting home, cat, friendship, social differences, animal life, mischievous children, daring rescue, adventure, danger, hopes, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
The Rugrats Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Tommy faces responsibility when Dil, his new baby brother, is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane to Tommy and the rest of his gang. They decide to return Dil to where he came from, the hospital, but they get lost along the way. Can ...
Style: humorous, not serious, touching, colourful, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: hospital, baby, kids and family, family, adventure, babies and infants, friendship, mischievous children, rock, in the woods, sibling relationship, theme park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, mouse, old west, sheriff, adventure, good versus evil, adventurer, young heroes, rescue, friendship, heroic mission, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 12K
Tarzan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, scenic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tarzan, jungle, feral man, adventure, danger, escapades, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, family, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, heroes, anti heroes, unlikely partners, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Once Upon a Forest (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, Taiwan, Spain, Canada, Denmark, Argentina
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, race against time, rescue, mole, in the woods, adventure, animal, save the day, family, teaching the ways of the world, heroic mission, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 85K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, transformation, family, human becomes animal, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, survival, talking animals, bear ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fox, dog, friendship, animal life, adventure, love and romance, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Snoopy Come Home (1972)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Snoopy receives a letter from his original owner Lila, he goes to visit her in the hospital while Charlie Brown and the gang are on the lookout for him. Suddenly, Snoopy feels that he must go live with Lila, but must say goodbye to all his ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: hospital, friendship, peanuts, adventure, family, buddies, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, heroes, partners, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, scary ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, time travel, adventure, young heroes, rescue, prehistoric creature, escapades, disorder, animal life, danger, talking animals ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 71K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, adventure, family, birds, travel, animal life, escapades, homecoming, rivalry, talking animals, parrot, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 47K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: serious, touching, feel good, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, survival, buddies, wilderness, race against time, asteroid, prehistoric creature, leader, comet, animal life ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Legends claim that Saurus Rock keeps bad luck out of the Great Valley. Is it really true? Could the mysterious Longneck named Doe be the famous Lone Dinosaur, who can defeat a Sharptooth with his lasso-like tail? To find out, Littlefoot and company ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: anti heroes, rescue, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, family, danger, twins, escapades, heroes, misfit, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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