Movies like Cats

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Cats (2019)
 2.7
 35K
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.
Style: light, humorous, enigmatic, futuristic, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: singer, cat, friendship, rebirth, entertainment, fight, dancing, dance, female protagonist, resurrection, love, actor, singing, song, outcast, cockroach, elderly, young adult, barge, anthropomorphic animal, surrealism, friend, rescue, vignette, street ...
Time: 2010s

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Most similar movies to Cats

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and semi serious films with plots about friendship, family, friends, singer, mentor, children and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Cats: Gordy (1994), Company (2011), Hypnotized and Hysterical (2002), Peter Rabbit (2018), Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.8
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Gordy (1994)
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, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pig, on the road, rescue, animal life, danger, heroic mission, farm, friendship, talking animals, adventure, journey, kids and family ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 1K
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: stylized, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, bachelor, concert, theater, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, love, singing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, human nature, introspection, couples, love and romance, best friends, mother daughter relationship, single mother, storytelling, romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 34K
Peter Rabbit (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.
Style: feel good, not serious, light, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rabbit, jealousy, friendship, trap, human animal relationship, animal life, talking animals, garden, dynamite, painter, struggle for survival, hedgehog ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, India, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, tense
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: talking animals, rabbit, trap, human animal relationship, love, animal life, jealousy, danger, painter, struggle for survival, friendship, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 909
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, witty, semi serious, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: friendship, adventurer, fish out of water, self discovery, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family life, disorder, society, rat, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 20K
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: entertaining, light, melancholic, surreal, awful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: cat, family, transformation, kids and family, love, animals, happy ending, father daughter relationship, skyscraper, redemption, fantasy world, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.7
 285
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: singer, composer, music, drummer, love, friendship, song, wedding, rock and roll, musician, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3.0
 23K
Kazaam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shaquille O'Neal as a rapping genie protects a little boy.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: genie, mischievous children, family, wish come true, young heroes, friendship, curses spells and rituals, youth, misfit, supernatural ability, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, retirement home, elderly lovers, friendship, elderly, aging, disorder, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 39K
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, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, mogul, locket, microphone, child's point of view, whistling, little girl, family, cons and scams, master and servant, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, liverpool, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, christmas, puppet, childhood, ghost, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, future, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to Mackenzie, she receives some unexpected help from a team of ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous
Plot: christmas, happy ending, hotel, love, family, friendship, youth, rivalry, society, business, romance, elf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Worst Witch (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss Cackle, has an evil twin sister (Agatha) who plans to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wizards and magicians, witch, boarding school, cat, good versus evil, supernatural, ambition, misfit, rivalry, save the day, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 154K
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, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, family relations, new job, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dance Challenge (2002)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Approaching his 18th birthday, David drops out of school and runs away from home and from a conflicting relationship with his mother Elena. The only thing that matters for him is break dancing. With his own group, the Urban Cyber Breakers, he has ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, inspirational
Plot: teenage boy, dancing, hip hop, single mother, friendship, dance contest, mother son relationship, rivalry, street gang, self discovery, music, eiffel tower paris ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 715
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, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, musician's life, teenage life, lifestyle, ambition, performer's life, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, friends, rock ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, singing, singer, dancing, song, dog, piano, children, blanket, pianist
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, contests and competitions, parents and children, sport team, youth, disorder, eccentric family, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, summer school, nanny, camp, teenage life, parents and children, friends, nothing goes right, siblings relations, friendship between girls, children, 13 year old ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 32K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: reincarnation, christmas, snowman, family, holiday, redemption, parents and children, love and romance, family life, disorder, friends, family relations ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, offbeat, feel good, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, caveman, friendship, cavemen, family relations, best friend, adoption, family, workplace, couples, buddies, silly humor ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, quarry, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 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, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: middle school, high school life, child protagonist, popularity, diary, brother brother relationship, cheese, coming of age, teenager, childhood, peer pressure, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, fall in love, singer, show tunes, couples, lifestyle, performer's life, master and servant, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, debutante ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 4K
Rock'n Roll (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he's no longer Rock'n' Roll and can't sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.
Style: light, feel good, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, producer, director, actor, friend, french, love, couples, plastic surgery, rivalry, friendship, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Miracle in Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: department store, christmas, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, miraculous event, wizards and magicians, hopes, winter, supernatural, holiday, couples ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid ...
Style: toilet humor, humorous, offbeat, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, garbage, family, disorder, friends, youth, misfit, silly humor, mischievous children, adventure, monster, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 100
Hier is Lola! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old girl who has just moved with her parents to Hamburg, Germany, is desperate for finding a best friend.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: racial slur, single mother, friendship, family relations, parents and children, family, youth, elementary school, little girl, rock star, racism, working mom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 40K
Michael (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.
Style: uplifting, feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, fish out of water, supernatural, supernatural ability, romance, disorder, dog, on the road, journalism, road trip, destiny, female director ...
Place: iowa, illinois, chicago illinois, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%