Movies like Dolittle

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Dolittle (2020)
 5.6
 33K
Dolittle (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, veterinarian, adventure, doctor, ship, talking animals, imaginary, family, animal, voyage, friendship, animal human communication, animal life, clinic, african american, happy ending, creativity, travel, queen victoria, island, talking to an animal, close up of eye, period piece, close up of mouth
Time: victorian england, 2020s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Dolittle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, sweet and light films with plots about family, adventure, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor and natural disaster mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dolittle: Gulliver's Travels (2010), Night at the Museum (2006), The Borrowers (1997), Zookeeper (2011), Stuart Little (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, island, princess, goofy hero, fish out of water, giant, getting home, prisoner, imaginary kingdom, escapades, mysterious place, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: security guard, dinosaur, magical, new job, museum, adventure, ancient, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, family, chaos, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, rome italy, manhattan new york city, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 41K
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: veterinarian, bear, family, animals, friendship, goofy hero, fighting the system, misfit, family relations, power relations, friends, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, prince, dragon, wizards, family, obsessive quest, ship, heroes, fantasy world, adventurer ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, museum, night watchman, adventure, escapades, save the day, magic, family, happy ending, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, clinic, animal human communication, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, monkey, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 19K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, little people, disorder, danger, eviction, real estate, greed ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 55K
Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: zoo, talking animals, friendship, goofy hero, wooing, romance, disorder, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, monkey, animals, car dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 122K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 294K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, mischievous children, fantasy world, getting home, childhood, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, time travel, board game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: By helping Doctor Proctor getting recognition for his amazing invention in a world quite different from ours, two lonely children gets help to stand on their own two feet.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, friendship, youth, disorder, adventure, family relations, family, good versus evil, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, family, friendship, rescue, pets, chihuahua, getting home, lifestyle, dog, couples, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, school, friends, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: light, feel good, tense, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rabbit, talking animals, painter, misfit, animal life, trap, jealousy, danger, love, human animal relationship, friendship, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, museum, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, escapades, imaginary, pilot, chase, artifact, disorder, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 1930s
Place: washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city, new york, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, dog, adventure, secret agents, good versus evil, rivalry, espionage, vengeance, heroic mission, family, save the world, secret service ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, pets, escapades, dog movie, missing person, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 41K
G-Force (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. But the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, guinea pig, special agents, espionage, good versus evil, heroic mission, partners, disney, government agency, save the world, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 55K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: pets, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, undercover, danger, master villain, good versus evil, talking animals ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, family, rescue, heroic mission, benign alien, space travel, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal life, animals, animal, family, family life, pets, friends, family relations, ranch, silly humor, fish out of water, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sasquatch, wildlife, family, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, family relations, kindness, footprint, hamburger, vegetarian ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 105K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, secret agents, young heroes, fantasy world, heroic mission, good versus evil, spy, kidnapping, rescue, child spy, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 7K
Shorts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, miraculous event, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, imaginary, family life, heroes, hopes, young heroes, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 34K
102 Dalmatians (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, dalmatian, chase, parole officer, warden, prison, puppy, release from prison, family, disorder, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, paris france, europe, london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 19K
Underdog (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.
Style: feel good, not serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, talking dog, good versus evil, dog, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, animal life, research laboratory, mad scientist, genetics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: adventure, little girl, family relations, family, friendship, rescue, young heroes, imaginary, superhuman powers, disorder, danger, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: light, entertaining, melancholic, surreal, awful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: cat, family, transformation, kids and family, love, animals, happy ending, skyscraper, father daughter relationship, redemption, husband wife relationship, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, family relations, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, pets, family life, fish out of water, rescue ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, animal life, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%