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 feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with animals, family, runaway, talking animals, friendship, destiny, mentor, storytelling, children and adventure plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animals: Zootopia (2016), The Jungle Book (2016), Madagascar (2005), The Lion King (2019), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), A Dog's Purpose (2017), We Bought a Zoo (2011), Rio (2011), Bolt (2008), Ratatouille (2007).

List of animals movies

 8.0
 489K
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: feel good, witty, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: disney, animals, rabbit, anthropomorphism, talking animals, adventure, female protagonist, happy ending, police, anthropomorphic animal, friendship, stereotypes ...
Time: year 2016
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 7.4
 275K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, disney, animals, human animal relationship, talking animals, orphan, friendship, wolf, boy, tiger, panther, courage ...
Place: india, asia
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 6.9
 399K
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, entertaining, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, friendship, talking animals, jungle, adventure, island, unlikely friendships, lion, escape, penguins, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 241K
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: psychotronic, touching, colourful, epic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animals, lion, jungle, king, talking animals, lion cub, disney, kingdom, wilderness, prince, childhood trauma, nature ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, 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: light, entertaining, funny, sweet, clever ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, animals, talking animals, cat, friendship, chase, disney, children, kids and family, anthropomorphism, adventure, rabbit ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, north america
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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, sentimental, sweet, sad, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, animals, reincarnation, talking animals, human animal relationship, police dog, life & death, transformation, happy ending, life philosophy, family, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s, 60s, 90s, 80s, 70s
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 7.1
 143K
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: sincere, uplifting, touching, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: animals, single father, happy ending, zoo, father son relationship, countryside, starting over, beautiful scenery, parenthood, tiger, courage, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 6.9
 226K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a ...
Style: touching, humorous, funny, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: animals, bird, talking animals, adventure, parrot, happy ending, jungle, family, friendship, kids and family, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, minnesota, south america, latin america
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 6.8
 209K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, animals, adventure, human animal relationship, talking animals, cartoon dog, friendship, pets, family, cat, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, missouri, ohio, california ...
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 8.1
 719K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, entertaining, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: food, chef, friendship, rat, cooking, animals, disney, cooking and food, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, talking animals, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, 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, sad, sentimental, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, animals, human animal relationship, loss of friend, pets, loneliness, friends, death, life & death, family ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 6.0
 76K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, 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, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, friendship, family, adventure, ocean, happy ending, animal life, unlikely friendships, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
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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, tear jerker, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, disney, friendship, animals, animal life, adventure, fox, reconciliation, chase, rescue, cartoon dog, hunting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: canada
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Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animals, talking animals, cat, mistaken identity, adventure, family, pets, talking cat, disorder, friendship, partners, luxury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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 6.8
 110K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, feel good, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, friendship, animals, talking animals, adventure, family, unlikely friendships, native americans, bear, brother brother relationship, transformation, brotherhood ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, alaska
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 7.2
 157K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, epic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, world war one, war, animals, friendship, battles, human spirit, hopes, animal training, german, military, cavalry charge ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918
Place: england, belgium, europe, france
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 7.8
 76K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Style: feel good, funny, touching, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animals, bear, prison, friendship, talking animals, teenager, family relations, false accusation, chase, disguise, criminal, jail ...
Place: london, south america, big ben london, peru
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 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, animals, family, memory loss, courage, father son relationship, talking animals, friends, ocean, rescue ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, sydney australia, australia
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 5.6
 64K
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, animal human communication, dragon, journey, talking animals, adventure, family, doctor, victorian england, island, ship ...
Time: victorian era, future, 19th century, 2020s
Place: buckingham palace, usa
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 7.7
 18K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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, scenic, uplifting, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, wilderness, survival, adventure, nature, bear, friendship, dog, family, hunting, bear attack, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: british columbia, canada, antarctica
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 6.7
 57K
Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
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, preschoolers
Plot: animals, bull, talking animals, countryside, friendship, bullfighting, pacifist, kindness, farm, escape, girl, goat ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 7.3
 457K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, parody, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, transformation, cat, talking animals, kingdom, ogre, prince, dragon, animals, donkey, creature, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, middle ages, 16th century
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 8.3
 1.0M
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, touching, exciting, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: unlikely friendships, dog, loneliness, adventure, friendship, family, follow your dream, hopes, talking animals, friends, journey, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, mount everest, venezuela
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 5.3
 23K
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, sweet, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cat, animals, transformation, kids and family, family, switching bodies, happy ending, love, magic, talking animals, saving a life, father daughter relationship ...
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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: pig, animals, friendship, spider, rescue, rat, fantasy world, family, unlikely friendships, adaptation, survival, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
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 7.9
 623K
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: philosophical, motivational, scenic, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: survival, ocean, adventure, human animal relationship, animals, beautiful scenery, life, stranded, hopes, journey, human nature, survivor ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, mexico ...
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animals, pets, children, animal life, bird, adventure, family relations, family, animal training, parents and children, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 478K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: touching, feel good, road movie, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, adventure, family, ice age, animals, odd couple, journey, good versus evil, heroic mission, animal life ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
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 7.1
 103K
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, touching, fairy tale, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, disney, talking animals, animals, adventure, love, animal protagonist, animal life, butler, pets, getting home, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, 70s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Style: sweet, sentimental, sincere, scenic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, puppy, animals, pets, pitbull, lost dog, adventure, pet dog, best friends, snow, veteran, homelessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, denver colorado, new mexico
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