Movies like Dolittle

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Dolittle (2020)
 5.6
 41K
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, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, family, adventure, doctor, talking animals, animal human communication, ship, journey, imaginary, friendship, island, animal, voyage, animal life, clinic, african american, happy ending, creativity, dragon, travel, fox, dog, tiger, squirrel ...
Time: victorian england, 2020s
Place: usa, buckingham palace

Most similar movies to Dolittle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, feel good and sweet films with plots about family, adventure, natural disaster, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor and storytelling mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dolittle: Gulliver's Travels (2010), Night at the Museum (2006), Nine Lives (2016), 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: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, island, princess, goofy hero, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, giant, getting home, prisoner, disorder, mysterious place, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: 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, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: animal human communication, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, clinic, friendship, doctor, guinea pig, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, monkey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: magical, dinosaur, security guard, new job, museum, adventure, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, family, chaos, ancient, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, rome italy, 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, silly humor, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: visually appealing, exciting, captivating, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, prince, obsessive quest, dragon, family, good versus evil, wizards, brother sister relationship, ship, fantasy world, heroes ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, museum, night watchman, adventure, escapades, save the day, magic, family, happy ending, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, adventure, young heroes, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, school, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 21K
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, transformation, kids and family, love, family, happy ending, animals, redemption, father daughter relationship, magic, talking animals, skyscraper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.2
 57K
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, wooing, friendship, goofy hero, romance, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, ostrich, monkey, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 124K
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, pre-teens, preschoolers, 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 ⇓
44%
 5.9
 20K
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: mischievous children, friendship, little people, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, disorder, danger, eviction, real estate, greed ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
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 ⇓
41%
 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, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 302K
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, fantasy world, mischievous children, childhood, board game, getting home, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, magic ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, chihuahua, animal life, family, rescue, friendship, pets, getting home, lifestyle, dog, couples, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, pets, wilderness, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, wounded animal, survival, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, warden, parole officer, prison, puppy, release from prison, family, disorder, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, paris france, europe, london, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 56K
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, danger, good versus evil, undercover, master villain, talking animals ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: rivalry, friendship, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, mad scientist, youth, disorder, adventure, family relations, friends, family, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, animal, animals, family, pets, friends, family relations, family life, ranch, fish out of water, teenage life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, museum, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, goofy hero, escapades, pilot, artifact, chase, disorder, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s, 1940s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, manhattan new york city, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppet, puppets, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, goofy hero, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kern has to fight an evil menace that could destroy the earth when Veritas, his favorite comic book hero, comes to life and seeks his help.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, self discovery, escapades, rivalry, family, danger, battles, injustice, legends and myths, superhero, friendship, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, India, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 93 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, humorous, tense
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rabbit, talking animals, jealousy, love, danger, trap, human animal relationship, painter, frame up, struggle for survival, friendship, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Little Vampire (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vampire, imaginary, family, friendship, vampire hunter, escapades, supernatural, siblings relations, heroes, small town life, child protagonist, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, dog, good versus evil, rescue, experiment, adventure, fighting crime, animal life, research laboratory, mad scientist, genetics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, fish out of water, family life, rescue, pets ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: island, danger, animal rescue, teenage life, adventure, family relations, environmentalism, save the day, escapades, animal life, family, friendship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, light, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rabbit, jealousy, talking animals, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, garden, dynamite, painter, trap, struggle for survival, hedgehog ...
Place: london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 42K
Tooth Fairy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, family, hockey player, redemption, wings, children, hockey, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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