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, clever, sweet, entertaining, funny and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with talking animals, computer animation, storytelling, chase, children, dialogue, mentor, adventure, family and animals 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: Madagascar (2005), Ice Age (2002), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Rio (2011), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Zootopia (2016), Ferdinand (2017), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Shrek (2001).

List of talking animals movies

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, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, circus, zebra, friendship, computer animation, animals, lion, getting home, penguins, zoo, hippopotamus, giraffe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 375K
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, witty, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, jungle, escape, journey, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 451K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, animal life, journey, family, caveman, unlikely partners, life risking, creature ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, unlikely partners, friendship, getting home, computer animation, friends, partners, dimwit ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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 6.9
 212K
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: touching, exciting, humorous, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, happy ending, parrot, adventure, animals, bird, birds, jungle, friendship, animal life, computer animation, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
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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, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, lion, zebra, farce, jungle, friends, penguins, escape, zoo, survival, hippopotamus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, africa, new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 260K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
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, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, goofy hero, danger, warrior, mentor, chosen one, computer animation, family, kung fu ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 448K
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, funny, feel good, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, talking animals, anthropomorphism, animals, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, stereotypes, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, lion ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 51K
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: talking animals, friendship, countryside, bull, animals, farm, pacifist, kindness, bullfighting, girl, escape, village ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 430K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, China
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: chosen one, mentor, talking animals, kung fu, adventure, warrior, martial arts, good versus evil, goofy hero, unlikely friendships, master warrior, computer animation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 628K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
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, parody, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: princess, talking animals, dragon, love and romance, friendship, adventure, swamp, anthropomorphism, imaginary kingdom, opposites attract, reluctant partners, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
Is relevant ?
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: funny, entertaining, light, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, anthropomorphism, cat, chihuahua, chase, rabbit, friendship, children, kids and family ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.8
 100K
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, inspirational, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, disney, adventure, family, animals, human becomes animal, hunting, animal life, grizzly bear, unlikely friendships, brother brother relationship ...
Time: prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, antarctica
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 148K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, cat, adventure, talking cat, imaginary kingdom, computer animation, friendship, magic, sword fight, escapades, save the day, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 658K
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, sweet, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, chef, food, cooking, cooking and food, rat, talking animals, unlikely friendships, mouse, rise to the top, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imaginary, in the woods, heroes, family, anthropomorphism, animal life ...
Is relevant ?
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dinosaur, adventure, jungle, animal life, computer animation, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 430K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
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, humorous, parody, witty, not serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: princess, talking animals, dragon, prince, transformation, adventure, kingdom, computer animation, cat, ogre, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
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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, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, elephant, friends, fantasy world, friendship, family, teacher, save the day ...
Is relevant ?
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, penguins, animal life, computer animation, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, animals, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 83K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, funny, colourful, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, talking animals, parrot, adventure, bird, jungle, birds, animal life, family, computer animation, parents and children, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 80K
Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, Spain, Mexico
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, surreal, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, friends, talking animals, princess, creature, imaginary, escapades, buddies, young heroes, best friends, king ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 203K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, dark fantasy, dark, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, heroine, weirdo, talking animals, monster, adventure, alternate reality, family, danger, rescue, secret place, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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 8.5
 967K
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: disney, family, lion, talking animals, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, betrayal, prince, jungle, pride and honor, king ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 139K
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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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, talking animals, adventure, investigation, good versus evil, private detective, rescue, queen, assistant, uncover truth, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, britain ...
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 959K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, unlikely friendships, loneliness, family, follow your dream, journey, friendship, talking animals, dog, friends, obsessive quest, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 27K
The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, friendship, family, heist, computer animation, crime gone awry, friends, animals, unlikely partners, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 195K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, adventure, talking animals, human animal relationship, animals, family, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, las vegas, illinois ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 263K
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, psychotronic, semi serious, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, jungle, orphan, animals, talking animals, feral child, wolf, giant snake, adventure, animal life, panther, friendship ...
Place: india
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