Animal protagonist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant animal protagonist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, touching and semi serious films and TV shows about / with animal protagonist, friendship, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, friends, escapades, anthropomorphism, family and animals plots mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animal protagonist: The AristoCats (1970), Chicken Run (2000), The Trumpet of the Swan (2001), Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1988), Zootopia (2016), Happy Feet Two (2011), Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999), Oggy and the Cockroaches (1997), DuckTales (1987), Be-Be-Bears (2015).

List of animal protagonist movies

 7.1
 98K
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, friendship, getting home, social differences, butler ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.0
 182K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, farm, adventure, escape attempt, birds, animal protagonist, bird, loss of friend, family, fugitives ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, post world war two
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england, united kingdom
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The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, South Korea, India
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The adventures of a young Trumpeter swan who cannot speak. With the help of a human boy and the love of his family and friends, Louie discovers his own unique talents which help him find his place in the world.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animal protagonist, swan, obsessive quest, friendship, disorder, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, animal, animals, trumpet, friends ...
Place: canada, boston, montana
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Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: Taiwan, South Korea, China, Japan, UK, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an animated series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. Created by Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove, it featured the established Disney characters Chip 'n' Dale in a new setting. The series ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, 2d animation
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: partners against crime, adventure, friendship, amateur detective, rescue, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, animal protagonist, chipmunk, goofy hero, mouse ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
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 8.0
 455K
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, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, anthropomorphism, animals, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, stereotypes, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, lion ...
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: horse, wild horse, family, friendship, freedom, reunion, getting home, adventure, rescue, animal life, cowboy, wildlife ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
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 5.9
 43K
Happy Feet Two (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: penguins, couples, escapades, adventure, heroes, animal protagonist, friendship, save the day, goofy hero, danger, animal life, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, hawaii, tokyo
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Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American comedy horror animated television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network. Its central plot revolves around a somewhat anthropomorphic pink/purple dog named Courage who lives with his owners, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, monster, animal life, villain, imaginary, supernatural, pets, transformation, dog, fear, cartoon dog, animal protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: kansas, usa
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Oggy and the Cockroaches (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Canada, Philippines, Vietnam, South Korea, USA, UK
Duration: 8 min.
TV show
Story: Oggy and the Cockroaches is a French animated comedy series produced by Xilam and Gaumont Film Company.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, farce, cockroach, chase, uninhibited rivalry, animal protagonist, family, cat, cartoon cat, disorder, fight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: usa
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 8.1
 30K
DuckTales (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series is a dramatization of the Duck universe comic series created by Carl Barks. The viewer follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three grandnephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Important secondary characters, that often take part in ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cartoon duck, adventure, heroic mission, treasure, treasure hunt, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, imaginary, good versus evil, scientist, gold ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, united states
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 7.3
 49
Be-Be-Bears (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: Bear buddies Bucky and Bjorn play games, go on far-out adventures and learn about wondrous new things together.
Style: 3d animation, entertaining, inspirational, sweet, funny
Audience: kids, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: polar bear, best friends, friendship, cartoon bear, animal protagonist, friend, anthropomorphism, inventor, fox, optimism, anthropomorphic animal, bear ...
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101 Dalmatian Street (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the adventures of eldest siblings Dolly and Dylan, their Mum Delilah and Dad Doug, and their 97 younger brothers and sisters as they embark on urban adventures and extreme sibling rivalry. Together, the pups explore growing up and finding ...
Style: 2d animation, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking dog, anthropomorphism, dog, animal protagonist, talking animals, cartoon dog, dalmatian, disney, furry, puppy
Time: 2010s, 21st century, 2020s
Place: united kingdom, europe, london, england
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Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: danger, young heroes, partners, getting home, disorder, friends, best friends, escapades, adventure, family life, heroic mission, friendship ...
Place: usa
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Talking Tom and Friends (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Talking Tom and Friends is the flagship franchise of multinational entertainment company Outfit7 Limited. As of August 2015 there are six characters (Talking Tom, Talking Angela, Talking Ginger, Talking Ben, Talking Pierre, and Talking Hank) and 15 ...
Style: 3d animation, funny, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: cartoon cat, talking cat, animal that acts human, animal protagonist, friend, talking dog, dog, cat, cartoon dog, computer animation, friends, friendship ...
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 5.3
 2K
Ozzy (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ozzy, a friendly, peaceful beagle has his idyllic life turned upside down when the Martins leave on a long and distant trip. There's only one problem: no dogs allowed! Unable to bring their beloved Ozzy along for the ride, they settle on the ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, doberman, friendship, adventure, escape, escape attempt, animal protagonist, prison, happy ending, neighbor, cheating, deception ...
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A Stork's Journey (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Norway, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Orphaned at birth and raised by storks, the teenage sparrow Richard believes he is one of them. But when the time comes to migrate to Africa, his stork family is forced to reveal his true identity and leave him behind in the forest, since he is not ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: journey, stork, imaginary friend, friendship, animal protagonist, sparrow, bird, owl, talking animals, father figure, delivery man, male friendship ...
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 7.1
 143K
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Style: light, funny, psychotronic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, fight scenes, kung fu, dragon, fantasy world, good versus evil, village, martial arts, supernatural power, anthropomorphism, wrestler, adventure ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 6.4
 2K
Hamtaro (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hamtaro is a Japanese children's manga and storybook series created and illustrated by Ritsuko Kawai. The manga is serialized in Shogakukan's all girl's magazine Ciao in 1997, focusing on a hamster named Hamtaro who has a variety of ...
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: hamster, animal protagonist, anthropomorphic animal, friendship, animal that acts human, friend, talking animals, animal life, anthropomorphism, humour, adventure, animals ...
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 5.3
 28K
Tom and Jerry (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse get kicked out of their home and relocate to a fancy New York hotel, where a scrappy employee named Kayla will lose her job if she can't evict Jerry before a high-class wedding at the hotel. Her solution? Hiring ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cat and mouse, talking animals, cartoon cat, surrealism, rivalry, animal protagonist, duo, animal that acts human, urban setting, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphic cat, anthropomorphic mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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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
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 7.7
 82K
Porco Rosso (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Porco Rosso, known in Japan as Crimson Pig (Kurenai no Buta) is the sixth animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 1992. You're introduced to an Italian World War I fighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, romance, pilot, escapades, transformation, imaginary, save the day, danger, heroic mission, haunted by the past, daring rescue ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, europe, croatia, japan, tokyo
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Almost Naked Animals (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Underwear-clad animals led by Howie the canine run the beachfront hotel Banana Cabana, leading to mayhem, destruction and tons of all-around fun.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, hotel, friends, workplace, resort hotel, friendship, duck, octopus, animal protagonist, best friend, pig, anthropomorphic animal ...
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Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This isn't just a Christmas miracle... It's Christmas magic! In this heart-warming family tale, rescue dog Shelby manages to escape the dog pound on Christmas Eve and runs straight into the arms of little Jake (John Paul Ruttan, Robocop). ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking dog, dogcatcher, animal protagonist, christmas, dog, puppy, holiday, animal life, love, escapades, destiny, hopes ...
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Rekkit Rabbit (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
TV show
Story: A suburban boy's life is turned upside down after adopting Rekkit, a giant rabbit with magical powers from the planet Chakabrak.
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, light, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: surrealism, magic, animal protagonist, talking animals, rabbit, human animal relationship, anthropomorphic animal, friendship, youth, friends, spell, creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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 6.5
 16K
Curious George (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Taiwan, France, Canada, South Korea, UK, Philippines
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: monkey, family, museum, curiosity, expedition, race against time, adventure, human animal relationship, jungle, mischievous children, nothing goes right, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, new york
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 8.4
 33K
Regular Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a Blue Jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby —both ...
Style: not serious, humorous, retro, sitcom, absurd
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, park, partners, escapades, disorder, coworker, boss, irresponsible, workplace, time travel, buddies ...
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness is an American computer-animated television series spun-off from the Kung Fu Panda films. It takes place between the two films showing Po's training to becoming a successful Dragon Warrior. The series was ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: martial arts, talking animals, friends, protector, save the day, heroes, family, friendship, adventure, escapades, goofy hero, danger ...
Place: china
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Sheep & Wolves (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a magical faraway land, in a picturesque little village nestled among green meadows and rolling hills, lives a flock of carefree sheep. But their pastoral and stress-free life is interrupted when a pack of wolves sets up camp in the nearby ravine.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, sheep, anthropomorphism, cartoon wolf, anthropomorphic animal, animal that acts human, animal life, animal protagonist, transformation, morphing, showdown, shapeshifting ...
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Doraemon: Nobita and the Windmasters (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One day, Nobita runs into a creature-like ball of wind, which came from a faraway land, but blew into their neighbourhood following the recent typhoon that went through the area. Nobita names it Fuuko. Eventually, he, Doraemon and their friends take ...
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, futuristic, humorous ...
Plot: cartoon cat, animal protagonist, obsessive quest, pets, talking animals, prank, family relations, mission, friends, insubordination, fantasy life, time machine ...
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Surf's Up 2: WaveMania (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An animated comedy that features WWE Superstars, providing their own voices while matching up against talking animals.
Style: inspirational, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, penguins, ocean or sea, surfing, island, surfer, family relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, ambitious, follow your dream ...
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