Animals movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant animals movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, sweet and touching films and TV shows about / with animals, animal, friendship, family, talking animals, mentor, destiny, storytelling, runaway and catastrophe plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animals: The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Zootopia (2016), Ferdinand (2017), The Bear (1988), Nine Lives (2016), Dolittle (2020), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), Life of Pi (2012).

List of animals movies

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, talking animals, dog, friendship, adventure, disney, pets, pet, rabbit, family, chihuahua, cat ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, animals, loyalty, friends, life & death, family, pets, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 8.0
 414K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: happy ending, disney, talking animals, animals, adventure, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, missing person, friendship, investigation, utopia, animal protagonist ...
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 6.7
 45K
Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, countryside, bull, pacifist, kindness, adaptation, escape, girl, farm, dog ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 7.7
 16K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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 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 ...
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 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, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, veterinarian, adventure, doctor, ship, talking animals, imaginary, family, voyage, animal, friendship, animal life ...
Time: victorian england, 2020s
Place: usa
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A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
Style: touching, sad, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, human animal relationship, dog movie, police dog, happy ending, life & death, transformation, adaptation, talking animals, love ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 80s, 60s, 1990s ...
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Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, ...
Style: funny, colourful, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, fireworks, talking animals, volcano, crystal, explosion, meteor shower, prophecy, family, adventure, asteroid, ice age ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
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 7.9
 564K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: motivational, captivating, melancholic, dramatic, scenic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, beautiful scenery, adventure, storytelling, ocean or sea, human nature, journey, lost at sea, life, isolation, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, mexico, toronto ontario canada, montreal, paris france ...
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Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, animals, obsessive quest, save the day, heroic mission, friendship, partners, animal, disorder, buddies, danger, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A sequel to the animated hit THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS.
Style: light, colourful, funny, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, animals, talking dog, guinea pig, talking animals, friendship, animal, pets, pet, adventure, rodent, terrier ...
Place: new york, turkey
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 7.1
 131K
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, happy ending, starting over, single father, zoo, animals, school expulsion, coping, responsibility, parenthood, hopes, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 191K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: colourful, touching, epic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, animals, wilderness, father son relationship, talking animals, prince, dangerous animal, survival, destiny, rescue, family, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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 7.4
 252K
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, scenic, entertaining, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, disney, dangerous animal, wolf, adventure, friendship, animals, good versus evil, wolf pack, feral child, talking animals ...
Place: india
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Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, animals, greed, business, obnoxious boss, danger, workplace intrigue, businessman, animal, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, fox, animal life, adventure, rescue, best friends, reconciliation, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 66K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, freedom, adventure, killer whale, social worker, friendship, happy ending, captivity, animals, animal training, rescue, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animal, animals, partners, animal life, adventure, save the day, reluctant partners, siblings relations, odd couple, family relations, disorder, hunter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
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A Town Called Panic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, absurd, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, cowboy, human animal relationship, animals, birthday, animal life, village, friends, village life, buddies, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france, france, japan
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The Jungle Bunch (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside! Raised by a tigress, he's the clumsiest kung-fu master ever. Along with his friends, The Jungle Bunch, he intends to maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, animals, animal, anthropomorphism, martial arts, rescue, kung fu fighting, teamwork, tiger, villain, mother, son ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 404K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mentor, chosen one, adventure, kung fu, talking animals, goofy hero, martial arts, master warrior, tiger, panda, transformation, warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Barnyard: The Original Party Animals (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: farm, cow, countryside, family, animals, chicken, leadership, animal life, best friends, friendship, computer animation, odd couple ...
Place: new jersey
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 6.9
 353K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, island, lion, rescue, jungle, adventure, escape, journey, wilderness, animal life, hippopotamus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 98K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, adventure, dalmatian, puppy, disney, dog movie, pets, danger, rescue, chase, animals, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, britain, big ben london
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 9K
Wonder Park (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.
Style: light, feel good, sweet, captivating, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: amusement park, animal, animals, friendship, thrill ride, magic, faith, direction and purpose, starting over, teenage girl, girl, female protagonist ...
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Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.
Style: stylized, surreal, humorous, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, pig, bankruptcy, countryside, mouse, fish out of water, dog, chimpanzee, farm, talking dog, family, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia, manhattan new york city, new york
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 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
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 8.0
 616K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, mouse, cooking, rat, cooking and food, food, rise to the top, young man, talking animals, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Style: sad, sincere, captivating, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jungle, extinction, gorilla, environmentalism, mountain, human spirit, fighting the system, animals, obsessive quest, forces of nature, environmental, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1966
Place: africa, rwanda, congo
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