Animal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant animal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, not serious, light, touching, feel good and realistic films and TV shows about / with animal, friendship, danger, dog, escapades, adventure, animal life, family, talking animals and rescue plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
animal movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as animal: The Fox and the Hound (1981), Wonder Park (2019), Savage Beasts (1984), The Pack (2015), Big Miracle (2012), RRRrrrr!!! (2004), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019), My Sister's Kids in Africa (2013), Useless Animals (2005).

List of animal movies

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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, dog, fox, best friends, rescue, reconciliation, animal life, friends, adventure, wounded animal, danger, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
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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: captivating, feel good, sweet, light, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: amusement park, animal, friendship, thrill ride, magic, faith, starting over, direction and purpose, teenage girl, roller coaster, anthropomorphic animal, bear ...
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Savage Beasts (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: PCP is unexplainably released into the Frankfurt water supply and sends the zoo inhabitants crazy. One evening after a malfunction of zoo security the gonzo critters rampage through the city eating and killing whatever they fancy, wreaking a night ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: zoo, animal, animal attack, killer animal, animal cruelty, caged animal, fear, tiger, laboratory, drug, fire, attack ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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The Pack (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, rough
Plot: survival, dog, farmer, australian outback, husband wife relationship, battle, farmhouse, animal, outback, attack, teenager, mauling ...
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Big Miracle (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: environmentalism, rescue, reporter, animal rescue, journalism, animal life, danger, ocean or sea, media, whale, small town, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska
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RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 37 000 years ago, two neighboring tribes lived in peace ... not fully in peace. While the tribe clean hair flowed peaceful days by keeping to herself the secret formula shampoo, Tribe Hair Sales lamented. Its leader decided to send a spy to steal ...
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, investigation, rivalry, human nature, murder, crimes, parents and children, friendship, self mutilation, seduction, tribe, fire ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times
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Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, intense, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gorilla, jungle, chase, adventure, friendship, giant animal, dangerous animal, danger, beast, poacher, animal, human sacrifice ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, hawaii
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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: funny, colourful, light, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, friendship, animals, adventure, talking animals, talking dog, guinea pig, pet, animal, terrier, rodent, cat ...
Place: new york, turkey
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My Sister's Kids in Africa (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Story: This time our already familiar family moves to Africa in order to save endangered wildlife.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: vacation, animal, rescue, family, escapades, mischievous children, siblings relations, disorder, youth, danger, wilderness, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, denmark
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Useless Animals (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 7 min.
Story: One day, Uruno, a useless Wolf, is looking for a new home. He finds a forest full of animals that don't quite fit their parts. A bunny that is ill tempered, a clumsy cheetah and a near-sighted eagle.
Plot: animal, outcast, slice of life, violence, smoking, romance, costume
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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 ...
Plot: jungle, animal, anthropomorphism, toad, crab, goldfish, gorilla, tiger, beach, son, mother, teamwork ...
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Almost Naked Animals (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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
Audience: kids
Plot: hotel, animal, power relations, friends, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, resort, underwear, octopus, anthropomorphic animal ...
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Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, mutation, save the world, experiment, pandemic, survival, partners, veterinarian, reporter, cure, safari ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Manimal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jonathan Chase was a British college professor at New York University who had the unusual ability to transform into any kind of animal. He used his powers to battle crime alongside pretty policewoman Brooke and Vietnam-war pal Ty.
Plot: human becoming an animal, police, animal, supernatural power
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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, dangerous animal, disney, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, wolf pack, feral child, animals, courage, wolf ...
Place: india
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Primo Baby (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tomboyish juvenile delinquent, Paschal Draney, is sent to live in a foster home run by a well-known horse breeder where he befriends a Thoroughbred seemingly crippled by a congenital eye defect.
Plot: racing, love, racehorse, responsibility, success, animal, friendship, underdog, teenager, accident, horse, wheelchair ...
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No More Excuses (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A bizarre portrait of the New York singles scene.
Plot: chimpanzee, underground, vietnam war, soldier, interview, american civil war, animal, assassination of president, surrealism, female nudity
Place: manhattan new york city
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Chopping Block (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: CHOPPING BLOCK follows a group of corporate guys who get laid off. Desperate times call for desperate measures. They decide to kidnap their ex-boss's daughter for ransom. Things take a bloody turn, when the boss's daughter just happens to ...
Plot: kidnapping, slasher, animal, corporate, blood, fired from the job, unemployed
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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: funny, entertaining, colourful, sentimental, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, animals, pet, friendship, cat, family, disney, adventure, pig, talking animals, guinea pig, terrier ...
Place: manhattan, new york city
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Wild Kratts (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
Story: The adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure as the duo travels to animal habitats around the globe.
Style: serious
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: nature, animal, inventions and discoveries, youth, teaching the ways of the world, animal life, animal rescue, skunk, teamwork, male protagonist, science, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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All Creatures Big and Small (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's the end of the world. A flood is coming. Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a couple of clumsy Nestrians, an Ark has been built to save all animals. But as it turns out, Nestrians aren't allowed. Sneaking on board with the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: noah's ark, animal, family, parents and children, adventure, nothing goes right, escapades, chaos, self discovery, danger, animal life, disorder ...
Time: ancient history
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The Little Fox (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A tale about a little fox Vuk from the novel of the famous Hungarian writer István Fekete.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: fox, gun, fox hunt, dog, animal, trap, hunting, hunter, forest, fable, hungarian, in the woods ...
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Valiant (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, touching, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, animal, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, hopes, anti heroes, escapades, getting home, war, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, france, london, europe, big ben london
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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: touching, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dam, animal, shark, animal life, buddies, disorder, friendship, wilderness, ecological disaster, odd couple, partners, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 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, not serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animal, partners, odd couple, disorder, animal life, friends, gang, adventure, reluctant partners, siblings relations, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
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Pom Poko (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, colourful, talky ...
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: transformation, environmentalism, animal, anthropomorphism, deforestation, environment, master villain, legends and myths, danger, emperor, suburbs, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, magical, parallel world, orphan, adventure, journey, experiment, kidnapping, witch, best friends, adventurer, chosen one ...
Place: england, oxford university
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Furry Vengeance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When real estate developer Dan Sanders finalizes plans to level a swath of pristine Oregon forest to make way for a soulless housing subdivision, a band of woodland creatures rises up to throw a monkey wrench into the greedy scheme. Just how much ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, funny, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bear, environmentalism, real estate, family relations, animal life, family problems, vengeance, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, animal attack, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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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, witty, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, costume, marketing, animal, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal, family relations, friends, pets, animal life, family life, family, ranch, odd couple, misfit, imaginary, fish out of water ...
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