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, shaman, lion, 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 family, adventure, friendship, danger, escapades, friends and animal life mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like The Lion King: The Land Before Time (1988), Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011), The Wild (2006), Balto III: Wings of Change (2004), The Jungle Book (1967). 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, king, adventure, good versus evil, betrayal, prince, family, righting the wronged, pride and honor, tragic event, redemption, death ...
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, danger, babies and infants, wilderness, buddies ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, jungle, family, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, rescue, imaginary kingdom, escapades, mischievous children, goofy hero ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: friendship, adventure, friends, anthropomorphic animal, danger, animal life, animals, hyena, lion, talking animals, family, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: parents and children, animal life, friendship, danger, anthropomorphism, wilderness, adventure, escapades, disorder, family, dangerous animal, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, zoo, rescue, fish out of water, survival, lion, adventure, family, friendship, heroes, partners, animal life ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: heroic mission, family, contests and competitions, rescue, survival, friendship, airplane, rivalry, heroes, animal life, family life, forces of nature ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, friendship, asteroids and comets, anti heroes, save the day, heroic mission, danger, survival, escapades, friends ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 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, friendship, adventure, feral child, animal life, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, disney, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops, adventure, family, friendship, escapades, mischievous children, danger, youth, friends, kids in trouble ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, tarzan, mischievous children, young heroes, adventure, family, good versus evil, survival, danger, self discovery, orphan, rescue ...
Time: 1890s, 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, culture clash, father daughter relationship, coming of age, lion, family, good versus evil, jungle, adventure, vengeance, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, reconciliation, best friends, dog, adventure, animal life, friends, wounded animal, unlikely couple, danger, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, jungle, danger, adventure, wilderness, journey, escape, animal life, giraffe, hippopotamus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ 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, rescue, bear, tiger, friendship, adventure, family, feral child, danger, leaving home, revenge ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, dangerous animal, in the woods, rescue, fantasy world, tomboy, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, animal life, freedom, friendship, rivalry, wild horse, rescue, captivity, reunion, wildlife, adventure, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, mole, race against time, rescue, in the woods, friends, anti heroes, adventure, young heroes, misfit, good versus evil, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: hospital, baby, family, adventure, kids and family, friendship, theme park, parents and children, danger, youth, in the woods, siblings relations ...
⇓ 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: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, heroes, adventure, friendship, unlikely partners, mischievous children, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, anti heroes, escapades, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, exciting, not serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, family, good versus evil, old west, sheriff, adventure, friends, heroic mission, young heroes, escapades, family relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: pets, getting home, social differences, friendship, cat, butler, danger, daring rescue, mischievous children, animal life, hopes, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, feral man, jungle, adventure, wilderness, heroes, danger, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, rivalry, family, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, fox, friendship, adventure, animal life, love and romance, escapades, friends, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, hopes, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: twins, friends, space and aliens, misfit, heroes, disorder, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, anti heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Littlefoot and the gang meet a shy newcomer, Ali, but the pleasantries stop there. There's a dire environmental theme to this third sequel in the series, in which the world's weather changes beyond the Great Valley, and what had been dry ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, heroes, misfit, friendship, coming of age, wilderness, rescue, obsessive quest, family life, animal life, danger, save the day ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, human becomes animal, family, transformation, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, self sacrifice, survival, inuit ...
Time: prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: slavery, adventure, family, freedom, family relations, hopes, heroic mission, folk hero, heroes, leadership, king, prince ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is - he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: countryside, rescue, best friends, friendship, danger, survival, adventure, friends, family, heroes, pets, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: hospital, friendship, peanuts, family, adventure, heroes, disorder, young heroes, escapades, friends, mischievous children, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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