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, entertaining, visually appealing, feel good, humorous and exciting films and TV shows about / with human animal relationship, friendship, adventure, dog, storytelling, mentor, animals, family, catastrophe and friends plots mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama 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), Alpha (2018), Free Willy (1993), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Bolt (2008), King Kong (2005), The Rider (2017), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Natsume's Book of Friends (2008), White Fang (1991).

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, homeless, guitarist, pet cat, drug addict, singer, brat, moral transformation, addiction, pets ...
Place: london
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 6.7
 57K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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, sincere, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, human animal relationship, caveman, dog, animal attack, cavemen, hunter, boar, boy and dog, injury ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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 6.0
 70K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, 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, killer whale, freedom, animals, adventure, social worker, friendship, happy ending, captivity, ocean, animal training, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, 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, loyalty, friends, loss of friend, pets, animals, death, life & death, human animal relationship, loneliness, animal training ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 6.8
 193K
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, adventure, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, family, journey, cat, animals, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, missouri, ohio, las vegas, illinois ...
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 7.2
 400K
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, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: monster, expedition, giant animal, beast, adventure, dangerous animal, jungle, dinosaur, human animal relationship, gorilla, rescue, island ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 16K
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, captivating, exciting, touching, rough
Plot: horse riding, rodeo, cowboy, human animal relationship, horse, disabled person, riding accident, head injury, rodeo cowboy, lasso, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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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: touching, sentimental, sweet, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animals, police dog, human animal relationship, dog movie, life & death, talking animals, transformation, happy ending, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 1960s ...
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Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, shoujo
Plot: friendship, spirit, supernatural, ghost, orphan, exorcist, japanese culture, human animal relationship, afterlife, supernatural power, folklore, curse ...
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 6.7
 20K
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, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, treasure, friendship, pets, human animal relationship, adventure, wilderness, gold, survival, daring rescue, unlikely friendships, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
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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, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, family, happy ending, imaginary, young kid, friends, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
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 7.4
 17K
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, pets, friends, animal life, obsessive quest, on the road, family, ambition, wilderness, mine, mourning ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
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 7.9
 589K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Mexico, Canada, France, India
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: philosophical, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, beautiful scenery, journey, teenage boy, storytelling, adventure, ocean or sea, human nature, lost at sea, ocean, stranded ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, montreal, paris france, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada ...
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 8.1
 18K
Wolfwalkers (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when she saves a wild native girl, their friendship leads ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, stylized
Plot: friendship, lone wolves, celtic, father daughter relationship, wolf, folklore, kids and family, family relations, happy ending, hunter, good versus evil, legends and myths ...
Place: ireland
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The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
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, sweet, humorous, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, talking cat, cat, adventure, rescue, human animal relationship, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, magic ...
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, touching, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, reincarnation, animal life, human animal relationship, grownups, grandfather granddaughter relationship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, new life, grandparents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 169K
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: fairy tale, touching, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, feral child, jungle, adventure, orphan, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fire department, firefighter, human animal relationship, pets, dog, friendship, adventure, young heroes, youth, animal life, family life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.3
 11K
A-X-L (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life of a teenage boy is forever altered by a chance encounter with cutting edge military technology.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, technology, teenage boy, robot dog, human animal relationship, friends, owner dog relationship, human android relationship, friendship, animal rescue, robot, animals ...
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 6.4
 816
Ostwind 2 (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy! With a heavy heart Mika decides to participate ...
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse riding, horse, human animal relationship, horse trainer, teenage girl, equestrian, grandparent grandchild relationship, parent child relationship, redhead girl, grandmother granddaughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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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, human animal relationship, birthday, village, animal life, cowboy, village life, buddies, friends, farm, disorder ...
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: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: dog, adventure, world war two, human animal relationship, friendship, orphan, on the road, animal life, dog movie, wounded animal, boy and dog, friends ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: alps, france
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Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Peru, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A girl was born and grew up in the deepest jungle of the Amazon, Colonia, that rests on the back of the most powerful Mother Spirit in the Amazon, Turtle Motelo Mama. One day she discovers that her homeland is being threatened and realizes that ...
Style: exciting, feel good, sweet, colourful, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human animal relationship, computer animation, adventure, talking animals, obsessive quest, forces of nature, friendship, environmental destruction, good versus evil, fantasy world, environmental issue, grownups ...
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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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 7.4
 14K
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: not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, park ranger, dysfunctional character, in the woods, sexual tension, workplace, talking animals, friendship, escapades, lesbian, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.9
 15K
White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: human animal relationship, dog, animal abuse, friendship, animal attack, homeless, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, redemption, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary, europe
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 7.1
 22K
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, touching, suspenseful
Plot: female soldier, strong female lead, u.s. marine, dog, human animal relationship, iraq war, u.s. military, boot camp, endurance, animals, animal, iraq war veteran ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: iraq, new york
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 7.0
 587K
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, scenic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, animal attack, animal horror, adventure, theme park, catastrophe, island, genetics, survival, genetic engineering, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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Brothers of the Wind (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The way of the eagle is to raise two chicks. The stronger is destined always to throw the weaker from the nest. Man also has his ways, often to hurt those closest to him. Lukas suffers at the hands of a father who has withdrawn since the loss of ...
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: eagle, human animal relationship, father son relationship, child in peril, bird's nest, father son conflict, adventure, free spirited, freedom, free spirit, friendship, relationships ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: alps
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Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
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, exciting, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mythology, adventure, demon, talking animals, princess, heroic mission, danger, in the woods, human spirit, curses spells and rituals, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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