Talking animals movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant talking animals movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, entertaining, sweet, clever, light and exciting films and TV shows about / with talking animals, animals, mentor, storytelling, chase, friendship, dialogue, family, computer animation and catastrophe plots mostly in Family, Animation and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as talking animals: Rio (2011), Zootopia (2016), Madagascar (2005), The Lion King (1994), Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Garfield (2004), Brother Bear (2003), Shrek (2001).

List of talking animals movies

 6.9
 204K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Brazil
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: exciting, humorous, touching, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, parrot, bird, happy ending, adventure, jungle, birds, family, fear of flying, friendship, talking bird, endangered species ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, in the woods, imaginary kingdom, animal life, heroes, family, brother vs brother ...
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 8.0
 425K
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, talking animals, animals, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, adventure, prejudice, friendship, investigation, utopia, missing person ...
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 6.9
 360K
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, lion, talking animals, island, jungle, rescue, adventure, escape, journey, wilderness, animal life, giraffe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.5
 925K
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, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: lion, family, talking animals, disney, adventure, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, jungle, redemption, prince, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
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 7.1
 131K
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
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, colourful, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, fight scenes, kung fu, anthropomorphism, good versus evil, village, dragon, fantasy world, adventure, friendship, panda, father son reunion ...
Place: china, ancient china
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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, disney, adventure, rabbit, pet, pets, cat, family, chase ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, determination, jungle, friendship, elephant, rescue, fantasy world, family, friends, save the day, goofy hero ...
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, parallel world, self sacrifice, adventure, talking animals, curses spells and rituals, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, getting home, computer animation, family, adventure, friendship, disorder, villain, on the road, verbal byplay, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, madagascar, africa, london, monte carlo ...
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 5.0
 78K
Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, happy ending, animal life, disorder, rescue, dog, tv host, animal shelter, adaptation, adventure ...
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 6.8
 95K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, humorous, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, family, redemption, self discovery, transformation, brother brother relationship, hunting, disney ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
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 7.8
 604K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, witty, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, talking animals, adventure, dragon, swamp, opposites attract, love and romance, friendship, save the princess, reluctant partners, magic, parody ...
Time: 2000s
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, captivating, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, talking animals, queen, magical, imagination, cat, journey, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1870s, victorian era
Place: london, china
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 7.5
 435K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, road movie, humorous, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, friendship, talking animals, caveman, family, life risking, journey, ice, creature, bonding ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric
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 6.7
 47K
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, bull, countryside, animals, pacifist, kindness, farm, escape, girl, dog, adaptation ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dog, adventure, secret agents, good versus evil, rivalry, espionage, vengeance, heroic mission, family, save the world, secret service ...
Place: usa, san francisco
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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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, talking animals, dog, second chance, adventure, orphan, friendship, heaven, disney, rescue, friends, german shepherd ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
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 8.0
 629K
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, food, cooking, rat, mouse, cooking and food, rise to the top, talking animals, young man, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.5
 413K
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, kung fu, adventure, talking animals, martial arts, warrior, goofy hero, master warrior, panda, transformation, training ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: humorous, not serious, fairy tale, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, fox, anthropomorphism, thief, family, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, neighbor, outsmarting, slick, resourceful, scheme ...
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 7.2
 413K
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, feel good, humorous, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, transformation, talking animals, prince, dragon, adventure, ogre, family, odd couple, friendship, good versus evil, cat ...
Time: 2000s
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 6.7
 158K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, talking animals, animal life, squirrel, rescue, suburbs, heroic mission, fight back, cons and scams, fish out of water, danger, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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 7.4
 13K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional character, in the woods, workplace situations, park ranger, sexual tension, talking animals, workplace, escapades, lesbian, disorder, friendship, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, India, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, tense
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rabbit, talking animals, jealousy, love, danger, trap, human animal relationship, painter, frame up, struggle for survival, friendship, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, cult film, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, lion, escape, computer animation, jungle, penguins, farce, survival, dance, jealousy, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, stylized, light, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, talking animals, pirate, partners, natural disaster, iceberg, friendship, computer animation, getting home, ocean or sea, dimwit ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 6.7
 99K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: exciting, feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, teenage life, young heroes, save the kingdom, protector, talking animals, family, in the woods ...
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 8.6
 74K
Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, imaginary kingdom, adventure, princess, imaginary, escapades, young heroes, adventurer, youth, talking animals, creature, buddies ...
Time: 2010s
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Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: captivating, emotional, exciting, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, adventure, mythology, demon, heroic mission, princess, danger, talking animals, curses spells and rituals, in the woods, master warrior, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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