Movies like Dolittle

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Dolittle (2020)
 5.6
 56K
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: animals, veterinarian, victorian england, animal human communication, journey, family, doctor, talking animals, adventure, male protagonist, ship, island, imaginary, friendship, talking to an animal, animal, voyage, dragon, animal life, clinic, african american, happy ending, creativity, travel, queen victoria ...
Time: victorian era, 2020s
Place: buckingham palace, usa

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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, mentor, animals, catastrophe, destiny and dialogue mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dolittle: Nine Lives (2016), Buddy (1997), Stuart Little (1999), Gulliver's Travels (2010), 102 Dalmatians (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 22K
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, unusual plot structure, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cat, kids and family, switching bodies, love, transformation, family, magic, animals, saving a life, redemption, father daughter relationship, happy ending ...
⇓ 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, veterinarian, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, friendship, clinic, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, monkey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 3K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, friendship, family relations, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, chimpanzee, rescue, pets, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 130K
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, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, orphan, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, princess, goofy hero, mysterious place, island, giant, imaginary, fish out of water, getting home, family, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 44K
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, sweet, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: veterinarian, friends, couple relations, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, goofy hero, family relations, power relations, silly humor, father daughter relationship, bear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, wilderness, friendship, talking animals, pets, fish out of water, journey, beautiful scenery, wounded animal, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, nevada, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 37K
102 Dalmatians (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, France
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, release from prison, puppy, animals, family, prison, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: england, paris france, europe, london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ 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: obsessive quest, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, museum, adventure, night watchman, save the day, escapades, imaginary, disorder, family, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, pompeii ...
⇓ 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: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, obsessive quest, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, prince, family, quest, female warrior, adventure ...
Place: england
⇓ 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: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: museum, security guard, magical, objects come to life, new job, adventure, dinosaur, ancient, curses spells and rituals, disorder, chaos, ex spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, rome italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 26K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dog sled, adventure, pets, fish out of water, talking animals, small town, adoption, dog movie, disney, against the odds, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: veterinarian, animals, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, race against time, escapades, pets, save the day, disorder, silly humor, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 59K
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, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: zoo, zookeeper, talking animals, family, veterinarian, love and romance, goofy hero, friendship, wooing, imaginary, silly humor, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Little Miss Dolittle (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An eleven year old girl can talk to animals. When a thief causes trouble in the local zoo, she comes to the rescue.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animal human communication, zookeeper, zoo, supernatural ability, adventure, family relations, music, imaginary, travel, animals, talking animals, thief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 268K
The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, psychotronic, semi serious, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, disney, orphan, animals, wolf, talking animals, feral child, escapades, giant snake, adventure, tiger, animal life ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, family outing, 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 ⇓
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, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animals, pets, family life, friends, family relations, family, teenage life, misfit, partners, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant ...
Style: sweet, touching, sincere, visually appealing, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking animals, gorilla, circus, animal rights, fight for freedom, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, affection, animal that acts human, talent, unlikely friendships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 325K
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: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, board game, jungle, mischievous children, childhood, parallel world, getting home, disappearance, magic, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 22K
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: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, disorder, danger, eviction, rescue, real estate ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: penguins, pets, animal life, animals, family relations, bird, inheritance, animal training, children, parents and children, birds, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, year 1980, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, danger, escapades, troll, rivalry, misfit, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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, pets, escapades, dog movie, animal life, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: animal life, chihuahua, family, adventure, dog, rescue, friendship, pets, getting home, lifestyle, urban, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: pig, friendship, rescue, spider, survival, family, friends, heroes, animals, rat, barn, uncle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: police dog, animal life, disney, talking animals, dog, family, pets, silly humor, eccentric family, family life, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, horror for children, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vampire, friendship, imaginary, family, vampire hunter, siblings relations, small town life, child protagonist, boy, supernatural, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.
Style: light, road movie, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: road trip, family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, diary, boy, journey, parenthood, travel, mother son relationship, trip ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, escapades, family, adventure, partners, chase, danger, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%