Human animal relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant human animal relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, serious, humorous, feel good, visually appealing and light films and TV shows about / with human animal relationship, friendship, family, dog, adventure, storytelling, friends, mentor, escapades and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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human animal relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as human animal relationship: A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), Free Willy (1993), Alpha (2018), Bolt (2008), King Kong (2005), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Natsume's Book of Friends (2008), White Fang (1991), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Red Dog (2011).

List of human animal relationship movies

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, based on true events
Plot: cat, human animal relationship, street musician, drug addict, pet cat, homeless, moral transformation, addiction, friendship, guitarist, singer, animal actor ...
Place: london
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Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, 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, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, freedom, adventure, killer whale, social worker, friendship, happy ending, captivity, animals, animal training, rescue, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, wilderness, caveman, survival, human animal relationship, dog, animal attack, cavemen, injury, snow, ice age, killing an animal ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, family, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cat, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, journey, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: monster, expedition, adventure, dinosaur, jungle, island, beast, rescue, gorilla, human animal relationship, giant animal, giant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: 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, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, animals, life & death, loyalty, friends, pets, family, human animal relationship, loneliness, loss of friend, death ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, shoujo
Plot: supernatural, friendship, spirit, ghost, orphan, exorcist, japanese culture, human animal relationship, afterlife, supernatural power, cat, curse ...
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White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, treasure, friendship, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, gold, survival, wilderness, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
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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: sad, touching, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, police dog, life & death, animals, human animal relationship, dog movie, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, talking animals, love ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 2010s ...
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Red Dog (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
Style: based on true events, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human animal relationship, pets, dog, obsessive quest, friends, animal life, on the road, family, ambition, wilderness, mine, grief ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
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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: motivational, captivating, scenic, melancholic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, storytelling, hopes, beautiful scenery, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, human nature, life, journey, lost at sea, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, paris france, montreal, toronto ontario canada, mexico ...
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, happy ending, adventure, family, imaginary, vikings, warrior, imaginary kingdom, training, unlikely friendships, journey ...
Place: scandinavia
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The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, imaginary kingdom, prince, talking cat, adventure, rescue, human animal relationship, friendship, magic, disorder, family relations, mischievous children ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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A Dog's Journey (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, India, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bailey is living the good life on the farm of Ethan and Hannah. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he promises Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost.
Style: sweet, emotional, sincere, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, animal life, grownups, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, teenager, new life, child care ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: feral child, disney, jungle, adventure, orphan, human animal relationship, friendship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: india, asia
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Firehouse Dog (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: human animal relationship, pets, dog, young heroes, adventure, friendship, firefighter, animal life, youth, parents and children, family life, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
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A Town Called Panic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, absurd, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, cowboy, human animal relationship, animals, birthday, animal life, village, village life, buddies, friends, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france, france, japan
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Belle & Sebastian (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, animal life, on the road, wounded animal, young heroes, escapades, mountain ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
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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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White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Favoring pedigree dogs, a new regulation puts a severe tax on mixed breeds. Owners dump their dogs and shelters become overcrowded. 13-year-old Lili fights desperately to protect her pet Hagen, but her father eventually sets the dog free on the ...
Style: heartbreaking, suspenseful, tense, intense, bloody ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal abuse, friendship, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, redemption, chase ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, europe, budapest
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My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: german shepherd, dog, human animal relationship, pets, friendship, wounded animal, rescue, memoir, dog movie, bittersweet, friends, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Megan Leavey (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The true story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, who forms a powerful bond with an aggressive combat dog, Rex. While deployed in Iraq, the two complete more than 100 missions and save countless lives, until an IED explosion puts their faithfulness to ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, touching
Plot: female soldier, strong female lead, dog, human animal relationship, u.s. marine, boot camp, u.s. military, iraq war, endurance, animal, animals, female director ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: iraq, new york
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching, rough
Plot: cowboy, rodeo, horse, horse riding, disabled person, riding accident, head injury, rodeo cowboy, lasso, human animal relationship, father son relationship, pain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, animal attack, island, theme park, survival, human animal relationship, catastrophe, experiment gone awry, amusement park, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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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, demon, mythology, 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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Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, family life, mischievous children, pets, youth, animal life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, siblings relations ...
Place: new york, usa
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The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, danger, adventure, mischievous children, orphan, family relations ...
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The Fox & the Child (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little girl, fox, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, environmentalism, in the woods, fish out of water, forest, friends, dangerous animal, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Peter Rabbit (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.
Style: feel good, light, not serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rabbit, jealousy, talking animals, trap, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, dynamite, garden, painter, struggle for survival, hedgehog ...
Place: big ben london, london
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Midnight Sun (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, Italy, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In northern Canada, a young boy sets a goal for himself to to reunite an abandoned polar bear cub with its mother. Goran Visnjic joins the cast as Muktuk, a half Inuit and half Canadian, who knows the terrain where the polar bears live and who ...
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating
Plot: polar bear, human animal relationship, animal rescue, winter, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, hopes, adventure, friendship, love, escapades, adaptation ...
Place: canada
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