Movies like Cats

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Cats (2019)
 2.8
 21K
Cats (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
Plot: female protagonist, love, dancing, cat, friendship, actor, singing, song, singer, outcast, rebirth, coming of age, rescue, friend, surrealism, fight, vignette, entertainment, street, troubled production, dance

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Most similar movies to Cats

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about singing, song, friendship, dancing, singer, love and children mostly in Comedy, Musical and Drama genres. Some movies like Cats: Rock N' Roll (2007), Hypnotized and Hysterical (2002), Good Evening, Mr. Monster (1982), Company (2011), Rat (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.7
 270
Rock N' Roll (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Story: Rock N Roll is a 2007 Malayalam film directed by Renjith. The film stars Mohanlal, Lakshmi Rai, Mukesh and Rahman in lead roles.
Plot: composer, singer, song, friendship, drummer, music, love, musician, wedding, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Viva High School Musical: Mexico (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Mexico, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Cristobal sees Mariana with new eyes after the summer vacation since both love singing. The mexican version of the Disney musical.
Plot: high school, soccer ball, motorcycle, soccer, love, singing, teenager, car damage, audition, song, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Hypnotized and Hysterical (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Duty's feature-length debut Filles Perdues, Cheveux Gras (Hypnotized and Hysterical, (Hairstylist Wanted)) is an offbeat comedy about three women. Elodi (Olivia Bonamy) is a struggling single mother. Natacha (Marina Fois) is an upbeat ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, introspection, human nature, family relations, friends, best friends, romance, love and romance, couples, haircut, art gallery, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts.
Plot: dancer, peanuts, children, piano, song, singer, dancing, dog, pianist, blanket, singing
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Good Evening, Mr. Monster (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four boys get lost in the forest in the middle of a storm and go take refuge in an abandoned mansion. There they will meet and face Dracula, the Werewolf, Quasimodo and Doctor Frankenstein. Despite the attempts of the monsters to scare them and, in ...
Plot: laboratory, singer, doctor frankenstein, frankenstein's monster, dracula, children, mad scientist, song, castle, frankenstein, paraplegic, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.6
 990
Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, stylized, humorous
Plot: friendship, concert, bachelor, friend, marriage, singleness, artists and showbiz, love and romance, theater, couple relations, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.9
 885
Rat (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a night of drinking Guiness at the local watering hole, an ordinary, working-class, family man in Dublin's life is turned upside-down when he wakes up as a rat.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat, biting
Plot: friendship, adventurer, self discovery, fish out of water, disorder, family life, society, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, rat, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 37K
Annie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, child's point of view, little girl, microphone, locket, family, family relations, friends, power relations, mogul, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.3
 19K
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, family, animals, love, happy ending, greed, skyscraper, kids and family, father daughter relationship, magic, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.8
 2K
Gordy (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: on the road, pig, rescue, animal life, heroic mission, danger, journey, farm, friendship, talking animals, adventure, kids and family ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Fishbowl California (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man struggling to find purpose in life is enlightened by a drunk ailing widow.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: widow, drunk, drink, food, crying, friendship, friend, boy, beer, mother daughter relationship, restaurant, nurse ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 5K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, love triangle, artists and showbiz, rock, audition, gay, teenage life, gender, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she ...
Style: light, sincere, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, nanny, female protagonist, disney, discipline, singing, kids and family, kidnap, parenting, cartoon dog, housekeeper, tunnel ...
Time: 1930s
Place: big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 426
Cinderella '80 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic
Plot: dance, father son relationship, dancing, singer, song, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, cinderella, teenage girl, hidden identity, dancer, rags to riches ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
At Long Last Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, singer, artists and showbiz, romance, fall in love, performer's life, master and servant, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, butler, maid ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.8
 146K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, imagination, family values, parents and children, new job, female protagonist, adventure, dance, bank, fox hunt ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 115K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, stylized, offbeat, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, knight, hopes, danger, adventure, heroes, maze, friendship, rock, beast, castle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Flintstones (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dinosaur, cavemen, best friend, adoption, family, workplace, family life, cons and scams, obnoxious boss, couple relations, eccentric family ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: holiday, christmas, childhood, ghost, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, friendship, encounter ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, future, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, fall in love, small town life, couples, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, music, clergy, opposites attract ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Alice at the Palace (1982)
Genre: Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Meryl Streep stars as Alice in this production of Elizabeth Swados' musical, which was adapted from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Based on the acclaimed New York Shakespeare Festival ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female protagonist, music hall, surrealism, duchess, croquet, mushroom, rabbit, lion, singing, lizard, playing card, anthropomorphic animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Spike waves to a young woman driving a red pickup truck through the desert of Needles, California every day; it is the highlight of his day. In this combined animated and live-action special, we meet an aerobics instructor, Jenny, who wants to be a ...
Plot: surrealism, hunter, aerobics, frisbee, pickup truck, letter, cartoon dog, part animation, friendship, restaurant, love, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 297
Rock It! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When being sent to a boarding school for classical music, teenager Julia discovers rock music - and rock musicians. Torn between these two musical worlds, she has to find her own way.
Plot: singing, dancing, friendship, teen romance, boarding school, overalls
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 990
Stepping Out (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mavis (Liza Minnelli) was a chorus line dancer on Broadway. Just as she was on the verge of getting more prominent roles, she fell in love. Her full-of-himself boyfriend moved them to Buffalo, far from the theater scene. As a musician, he plays with ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: dancer, dancing, dancer's life, teachers and students, underdog, church, power relations, rising to stardom, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, talky, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: middle school, high school life, popularity, diary, coming of age, childhood, teenager, bully, child protagonist, peer pressure, brother brother relationship, friends falling out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, kindergarten, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Greatest Showman (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, singing, friendship, outcast, love triangle, dancing, party, interracial love, ambition, arson, giant, ballet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 30K
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, christmas, snowman, family, holiday, redemption, parents and children, self discovery, disorder, family life, friends, family relations ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 689
Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: contests and competitions, performer's life, romance, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, teenage life, rock, couples, americana, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Irishman, Finian, and his daughter Sharon, arrive in Rainbow Valley, a Southern town of tobacco sharecroppers in the state of Missitucky. The town has its own resident dreamer, Woody, who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: racism, dance, gold, father daughter relationship, small town, fall in love, wish come true, society, disorder, small town life, fish out of water, physical appearance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Chor Bani Thangaat Kare (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rajkumar Trivedi , aka robin, is a kleptomaniac who cannot stop stealing , and his only way of recovering is by finding true love.. unfortunately , his love and life are both jeopardised when he ends up stealing the wrong thing and setting both the ...
Plot: yoga, theft, entertainment, kleptomaniac, pickpocket, police, love, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%