Movies like The Lion King 2019

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The Lion King (2019)
 6.9
 214K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
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: psychotronic, touching, colourful, epic, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: animals, lion, kingdom, king, disney, prince, father son relationship, redemption, talking animals, wilderness, jungle, childhood trauma, dangerous animal, survival, destiny, nature, lie, chase, lion cub, scar, rescue, heir to the throne, family, getting home, escape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to The Lion King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sweet, feel good and touching films with plots about talking animals, family, adventure, friendship, animals, computer animation and mentor mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Lion King: The Jungle Book (1967), Madagascar (2005), The Land Before Time (1988), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), The Fox and the Hound (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
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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, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, prince, king, jungle, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, 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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: lion, good versus evil, culture clash, imaginary kingdom, father daughter relationship, coming of age, rivalry, family, jungle, adventure, vengeance, show tunes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 167K
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, feral child, jungle, adventure, orphan, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: rescue, lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, goofy hero, danger, young heroes, orphan, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.9
 368K
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, jungle, island, journey, escape, rescue, adventure, friends, zebra, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, survival, talking animals, disney, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, lion, friendship, zebra, escape, jungle, penguins, zoo, survival, hippopotamus, computer animation, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: horse, wild horse, family, friendship, animal life, freedom, adventure, rescue, cowboy, reunion, disney, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, disney, chase, goddess, danger, mythical creature, rivalry, mythology, prince, good versus evil, arabian nights ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 205K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, UK
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: touching, captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, adventure, friendship, tarzan, adoption, ape man, animal life, feral man, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: farm, cow, countryside, family, animals, pig, chicken, animal life, best friends, leadership, friendship, computer animation ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 24K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 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, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, rescue, fish out of water, survival, family, talking animals, disney, friendship, danger ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, family, happy ending, adventure, unlikely friendships, imaginary, friends, young kid, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, mischievous children, self discovery, family, young heroes, good versus evil, survival, orphan, danger, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 1900s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, sentimental, light, funny, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, animals, adventure, friendship, anthropomorphic animal, family relations, hyena, imaginary kingdom, talking animals, happy ending, royal family, danger ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.1
 94K
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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, animal protagonist, pets, getting home, friendship, social differences, butler, danger, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, circus, getting home, zebra, friendship, family, adventure, villain, uptight character, silly humor, escapades, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, France, Japan, China
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, ocean, wish come true, danger, good versus evil, coming of age, family relations, crab, family, adventure ...
Time: 1830s, 1850s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, llama, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, rescue, king, treason, anthropomorphic animal, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: latin america, south america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, family, adventure, bittersweet, gang, misfit, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the gang from the Hundred Acre Wood begin a honey harvest, young Piglet is excluded and told that he is too small to help. Feeling inferior, Piglet disappears and his pals Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Roo and Winnie the Pooh must use Piglet's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, partners, gang, danger, buddies, heroes, rescue, getting home, map, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 116K
Robin Hood (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham's citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff - and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: prince, thief, heroes, fox, robin hood, talking animals, good versus evil, archery, theft, sword fight, sheriff, robbery ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.5
 73K
Trolls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the ...
Style: sweet, colourful, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: troll, family, adventure, friendship, disney, music, happy ending, princess, good versus evil, hugging, abduction, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sweet, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, mermaid, disney, good versus evil, true love, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, underwater, underwater scene, rivalry, adventure, follow your dream ...
Time: 1820s, 19th century, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 59K
The Rescuers (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss ...
Style: light, touching, feel good, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, rescue, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, heroes, mole, on the run, talking animals, chase, disney, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 375K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, light, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, disney, archery, princess, witch, adventure, kingdom, queen, magical, computer animation, curses spells and rituals, redhead girl ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 242K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adventure, memory loss, underwater, shark, fish, friendship, self doubt, underwater scene, amnesia, family, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: global warming, dinosaur, iceberg, talking animals, friendship, creature, mammoth, animals, ice age, adventure, extinction, computer animation ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 169K
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die -- under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him "Stitch," she doesn't realize ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adoption, orphan, adventure, friendship, family, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, heroes, experiment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%