Movies like An American Tail

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An American Tail (1986)
 6.9
 51K
An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, folk tale, political, 2d animation, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigrants, friendship, heroes, family relations, orphan, good versus evil, hopes, cat, immigration, family, adventure, cossack, rat, old west, youth, friends, misfit, parents and children, anti hero, on the run, adventurer, danger, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hong kong, hamburg germany, united states, new jersey

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Most similar movies to An American Tail

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about family, adventure, escapades, friendship, friends, danger and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like An American Tail: Oliver & Company (1988), All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), Anastasia (1997), The Land Before Time (1988), The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, friendship, pets, adventure, petty criminal, dog, daring rescue, family, great dane, young heroes, kitten ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the ...
Style: touching, sad, sweet, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, afterlife, orphan, second chance, adventure, dog, friendship, heaven, animals, rescue, friends, disney ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, family, old west, adventure, rescue, friends, fish out of water, family life, danger, escapades, adventurer, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 117K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, royal family, happy ending, cinderella story, adventure, disney, good versus evil, childhood, family, memory loss, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As the Great Day of the Flyers nears, the Great Valley's flying youngsters are eager to participate in the annual exhibition to show off their skills. Everyone, that is, except free-spirited pterodactyl Petrie, whose individualism causes ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, 2d animation, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, family relations, siblings relations, wilderness, adventure, escapades, family gatherings, self discovery, friends, mischievous children, family ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: feel good, touching, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, disney, friendship, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, family, babies and infants, natural disaster, rescue, wilderness, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fievel and his friend Tony Toponi find a map that they believe points to a treasure buried somewhere beneath Old New York, and the plucky rodent is determined to find it. However, what he discovers under the city is a tribe of Native American mice ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, orchestral, show tunes, friends, animal life, old west, friendship, treasure hunt, culture clash, americana, teaching the ways of the world, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: lion, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, orphan, misfit, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 61K
The Rescuers (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss ...
Style: light, touching, feel good, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: mouse, friendship, rescue, disney, talking animals, adventure, kidnapping, heroes, mole, on the run, chase, anxiety ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This fourth sequel in the series finds "leaf gobblers" eating all the vegetation in Great Valley, driving Littlefoot, the young brontosaurus, and the other dinosaur inhabitants out. Arguments break out among the adults during migration, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dinosaur, escapades, disorder, animal life, friends, family life, survival, friendship, family, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 99K
The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, talking animals, animal life, animals, animal protagonist, pets, getting home, social differences, friendship, butler ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s, edwardian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Troll in Central Park (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to be mean ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, heroes, youth, escapades, good versus evil ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.5
 988K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, talking animals, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, betrayal, jungle, prince, king, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 11K
Tarzan II (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, self discovery, young heroes, family, good versus evil, survival, mischievous children, orphan, rescue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bedtime story leads Littlefoot and his grandparents on a journey to a new land, where Littlefoot discovers someone who vanished before he was born: his father! Now Littlefoot must decide between two worlds. Will he leave to be with his friends in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, friendship, adventure, family life, getting home, young heroes, escapades, family, danger, heroes, friends ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.
Style: exciting, serious, touching, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, afterlife, family, adventure, partners, young heroes, heroes, escapades, hopes, odd couple, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Beloved dinosaurs Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie and Ducky return in this story about the wonders of discovery that features new songs, including Donny Osmond's "No One Has to Be Alone."
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, danger, best friends, heroes, family, adventure, heroic mission, child in peril, disorder ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his friends are constantly being bullied and browbeaten by three teenage dinosaurs: Hyp, a Hypsilophodon; Nod, a Nodosaurus; and Mutt, a Muttaburrasaurus. However, when a shower of meteorites (flying rocks) impacts near the Great ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, 2d animation, lyrical ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, catastrophe, friendship, anti heroes, anti hero, heroic mission, wilderness, survival, forces of nature, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chanticleer is a foolhardy farm rooster who believes his crows can actually make the sun come up and shine. When the sun rises one morning without Chanticleer's crow, he leaves the farm in disgrace and runs off to become a rock 'n' ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: cartoon wolf, good versus evil, rivalry, rooster, cat, chicken, adventure, family, danger, heroes, escapades, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 214K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, adoption, adventure, friendship, monkey, animals, ape man, tarzan, animal life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After an incident which nearly cost Littlefoot's grandmother her life, Littlefoot learns a series of lessons which his species call "Wisdoms". Meanwhile, a trio of dim-witted Beipiaosauruses named Loofah, Doofah and Foobie arrive in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, friends, goofy hero, youth, mischievous children, escapades, buddies, adventure, disorder, wilderness, family, wisdom of life ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.
Style: touching, feel good, atmospheric, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, heroic mission, lifesaver, widow, secret, adventure, laboratory, friendship, against the odds, rescue, cure, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: animal life, friendship, talking animals, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, siblings relations, wish come true, rescue, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, sweet, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, loneliness, friendship, family, journey, talking animals, obsessive quest, dog, friends, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, adventure, family, disorder, rescue, danger, escapades, heroic mission, friends, bird, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york yankees, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 24K
Pete's Dragon (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, small town, presumed dead, invisibility, orphan, part animation, dragon, adventure, family, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Snoopy Come Home (1972)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Snoopy receives a letter from his original owner Lila, he goes to visit her in the hospital while Charlie Brown and the gang are on the lookout for him. Suddenly, Snoopy feels that he must go live with Lila, but must say goodbye to all his ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: hospital, friendship, peanuts, family, adventure, bittersweet, gang, youth, partners, hopes, buddies, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 173K
The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, jungle, talking animals, feral child, adventure, orphan, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, young heroes, conflict, mischievous children ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Littlefoot and the gang meet a shy newcomer, Ali, but the pleasantries stop there. There's a dire environmental theme to this third sequel in the series, in which the world's weather changes beyond the Great Valley, and what had been dry ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dinosaur, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, family, coming of age, misfit, adventure, heroes, show tunes, animal life ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Spring has sprung, and baby Roo is excited to get out and explore and make new friends. But Rabbit seems preoccupied with spring cleaning, instead of embracing his usual role of playing Easter Bunny. Leave it to Roo to show Rabbit -- through love -- ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: winnie the pooh, easter, friendship, babies and infants, partners, pets, danger, best friends, adventure, mischievous children, misfit, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%