Interspecies friendship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant interspecies friendship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, funny, feel good, touching, light and exciting films and TV shows about / with interspecies friendship, friendship, adventure, love, good versus evil, rescue, mentor, danger, talking animals and dialogue plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Animation genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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interspecies friendship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as interspecies friendship: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Smallfoot (2018), The Jungle Book (2016), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), The Lion King (1994), Somali and the Forest Spirit (2020), Paddington (2014), Avatar (2009), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).

List of interspecies friendship movies

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: friendship, alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, children, halloween, stranded, boy, empathy, healing power, benign alien, ufo ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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 6.6
 40K
Smallfoot (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Style: captivating, funny, colourful, fairy tale, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: anthropomorphism, discovery, creature, yeti, religion, dating show, ice, mountain, snow, little people, friend, interspecies friendship ...
Place: himalaya, nepal
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 7.4
 278K
The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, 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, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: saga, futuristic, psychotronic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: star wars, smuggler, space travel, organized crime, spacecraft, alien, space battle, robot, totalitarianism, laser gun, gambler, warp speed ...
Time: future
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 8.5
 1.1M
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, humorous, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, adventure, family, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, talking animals, tragedy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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Somali and the Forest Spirit (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world is ruled by spirits, goblins, and all manner of strange creatures. Human beings are persecuted, to the very point of extinction. One day, a golem and a lone human girl meet. This is a record of the pair, one a member of a ruined race, the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, dark fantasy
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: creature, golem, friendship, fantasy world, magic, slice of life, father daughter relationship, interspecies friendship, supernatural power, supernatural, child protagonist, adventure ...
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Pettson and Findus: A Little Nuisance, a Great Friendship (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Old farmer Pesonen gets a kitten from his neighbour Mrs Kosonen and calls the cat Viiru. When Viiru starts to talk, the two become inseparable friends.
Style: light, feel good, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cat, talking animals, interspecies friendship, friendship, farmer, animal rescue, inventor, humour
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 7.3
 118K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animals, family, bear, talking animals, children, kids and family, jungle, taxidermist, childhood, adaptation, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, england, united kingdom, europe, london
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 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: alien, culture clash, fantasy world, adventure, space and aliens, alien life-form, ecology, alien planet, creature, space travel, human nature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, adventure, space opera, space travel, monster, escapades, good versus evil, teamwork, intergalactic, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1988, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, mythology, monster, magic, river, journey, medieval ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, futuristic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, alien, chase, space travel, alien creature, good versus evil, megalomaniac, patricide, father son relationship, raccoon, space battle, female humanoid alien ...
Time: future, year 1980, 2010s, year 2014, 80s ...
Place: missouri
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 7.3
 1K
Zog (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Zog is a keen young dragon who wants to learn to fly, roar, and breathe fire, so he studies at the Dragon School. He is desperate to impress his teacher and win a golden star, but he is prone to accidents and he has to be helped by a kind young girl ...
Style: fairy tale, light, funny, sweet, feel good
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, friendship, training, bravery, friends, foe turned friend, teacher student relationship, peril, unlikely friendships, happy ending, teacher, school ...
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 7.3
 457
Hybrid Child (2014)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Hybrid Child is an amazing doll that can grow if it is lavished with enough love and care from its owner. Neither fully machine nor fully human, the various Hybrid Child models develop strong emotional bonds with their owners.
Style: yaoi, touching, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: gay, androids, romance, supernatural romance, love, robot, romantic relationship, humanoid robot, love affair, friends, love and romance, relationships ...
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Aida of the Trees (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In a world divided between two cities, the evil stone dragon Satam and his followers in the city of Petra wage war against the peaceful Tree People of Alborea. Beautiful Princess Aida, the daughter of Alborea's king, is taken prisoner by the ...
Style: captivating, inter cultural, touching, scenic
Plot: fantasy world, love and romance, unlikely relationship, adventure, beautiful scenery, courage, battles, greed, culture clash, princess, interspecies friendship, fictional war ...
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Actually, I Am... (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One day after school, Asahi Kuromine stumbles upon the truth that Youko Shiragami, the girl he has a crush on, is actually a vampire. According to her father's rules, Youko must now quit school in order to keep her family safe. However, Asahi ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, alien, demon, high school, romance, school, supernatural, forbidden love, teenager, new love, romantic relationship, high school sweetheart ...
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Comet Lucifer (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A magical adventure from Studio 8-Bit full of magic, crystals, and more. Sougo Amagi is a young orphan in a mining town on Gift, a world where enchanting blue crystals lay deep in the earth below. Obsessed with the crystals, and annoyed by his ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, scenic, inter cultural, mecha
Plot: love affair, adventure, ethnic conflict, distant planet, courage, creature, jungle, space and aliens, fall in love, human nature, interspecies friendship, fish out of water ...
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 7.5
 880
World Trigger (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth's only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, supernatural ability, super strength, paranormal phenomena, uncover truth, fate of humanity, crimes, investigation, interspecies friendship, dark past, destruction, future dystopia ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 169K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching, funny ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, giant monster, creature feature, animal attack, creature, rescue, destruction, rage, mutation, betrayal, giant animal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, everglades, los angeles, wyoming, illinois ...
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 8.1
 907K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, creature, imagination, parallel world, rivalry, fantasy world, talking animals, disney, friends, children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: himalaya
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The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the African savannah, the film follows Kion as he assembles the members of the 'Lion Guard'. Throughout the film, the diverse team of young animals will learn how to utilize each of their unique abilities to solve problems and ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, light, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, hyena, animals, talking animals, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family relations, royal family, friends, animal life, family ...
Place: africa
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The Wild Thornberrys (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Wild Thornberrys is an American animated television series that aired on Nickelodeon. It was rerun in the United States on Nickelodeon and occasionally Nicktoons until 2007. The show returned to The '90s Are All That for one night, and ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: monkey, family relations, animal human communication, human animal relationship, wildlife, disorder, animal life, environmentalism, siblings relations, teenage life, eccentric family, supernatural ability ...
Place: china, egypt, africa
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, mermaid, princess, love, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, disney princess, prince, father daughter relationship, romance, transformation, first love ...
Time: 1830s, 80s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
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 7.2
 286K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, martial arts, animals, mentor, master warrior, chosen one, kung fu, good versus evil, goofy hero, family, threat ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, viking, legends and myths, rescue, animals, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, family, warrior, death of father ...
Time: middle ages
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: battles, dragon, good versus evil, fantasy world, sword fight, imaginary kingdom, wizards, sword and sorcery, elf, adventurer, knight, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, viking, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, friends, father son relationship, young kid, creature, teamwork, happy ending ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 7.9
 16K
We Bare Bears (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three brother bears awkwardly attempt to find their place in civilized society, whether they're looking for food, trying to make human friends, or scheming to become famous on the internet. Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear stack atop one another ...
Style: sweet, feel good, humorous, light, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, cartoon bear, koala, anthropomorphic animal, friendship, brother brother relationship, everyday life, society, adventure, anthropomorphism, childhood, bear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, california
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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: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pig, friendship, spider, rescue, family, unlikely friendships, adaptation, child, friends, heroes, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, bloody, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, love triangle, high school, werewolf, witch, vampire human love, immortality, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1860s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, virginia
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