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, sincere, entertaining, serious, emotional and sweet films and TV shows about / with human animal relationship, animals, friendship, dog, survival, pets, danger, mentor, storytelling and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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human animal relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as human animal relationship: Alpha (2018), A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), A Dog's Purpose (2017), Free Willy (1993), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Vicky and Her Mystery (2021), Surviving with Wolves (2007), Life of Pi (2012), The Jungle Book (2016), King Kong (2005).

List of human animal relationship movies

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: sincere, exciting, captivating, thought provoking, social ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: survival, wolf, human animal relationship, caveman, wilderness, dog, animal attack, hunter, boar, near death experience, wolf pack, bison ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, ancient times, future
Place: europe
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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: feel good, touching, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cat, homeless, human animal relationship, street musician, pet cat, guitarist, addiction, friendship, singer, drug addict, moral transformation, pets ...
Place: london
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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, sad, sentimental, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, animals, talking animals, human animal relationship, reincarnation, life & death, happy ending, transformation, police dog, love, death, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 60s, 2010s
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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, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: animals, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, friendship, animal life, animal training, children, ocean, happy ending, childhood, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
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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, sad, sentimental, heartbreaking ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, animals, loyalty, human animal relationship, loss of friend, life & death, loneliness, pets, friends, death, owner dog relationship ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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Vicky and Her Mystery (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stéphane decides to move to the beautiful mountains of Cantal in order to reconnect with his 8-year-old daughter, Victoria, who has been silent since her mother's disappearance. During a walk in the forest, a shepherd gives Victoria a puppy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, sweet, emotional
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wolf, animals, human animal relationship, little girl, countryside, father daughter relationship, loss of mother, wildlife, single father, friendship, goodhearted, win over ...
Place: france
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Surviving with Wolves (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1942, the young Jewish girl Misha, her Russian mother Gerusha and her German father Reuven hide from the Germans in a small house in Ardennes, Belgium. Misha is very connected to her mother that advises her that if one day a person comes to her ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: wolf, world war two, orphan, survival, human animal relationship, feral child, little girl, young heroes, obsessive quest, missing person, wilderness, against humanity ...
Place: belgium, germany, europe, ukraine, brussels
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada, India, France
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, visually appealing, atmospheric, motivational, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: survival, ocean, human animal relationship, stranded, lost at sea, animals, life, hopes, life & death, beautiful scenery, survivor, journey ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, paris france ...
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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: entertaining, serious, scenic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, boy, human animal relationship, orphan, talking animals, courage, wolf, journey, monkey, greed ...
Place: india, asia
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, 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, scenic, emotional, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, date night ...
Plot: king kong, dinosaur, jungle, monster, creature, beast, gorilla, rescue, giant animal, survival, human animal relationship, island ...
Time: 1930s, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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Megan Leavey (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, 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: touching, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, female soldier, human animal relationship, iraq war, military, strong female lead, u.s. marine, animals, soldier, u.s. military, boot camp, woman ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001, 21st century
Place: iraq, new york, new york state
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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, sentimental, sincere, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, survival, wilderness, animals, human animal relationship, treasure, friendship, pets, beautiful scenery, disney, dog sled, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, canada, san francisco, california ...
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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
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, orphan, friendship, on the road, boy and dog, beast, coming of age, friends, world war two, animals, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: france, alps
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Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, light, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, dog, disney, human animal relationship, cartoon dog, talking animals, friendship, pets, animal life, superhero, friends, cat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, missouri, ohio, california ...
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The Fox and the Child (2007)
Genre: 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, sincere, touching, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, little girl, forest, human animal relationship, nature, friendship, environmentalism, friends, animal life, animals, vixen, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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, entertaining, captivating, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: eagle, human animal relationship, animals, father son relationship, child in peril, bird, freedom, free spirit, free spirited, friendship, suspense, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: alps
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, fairy tale, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, viking, unlikely friendships, friends, father son relationship, young kid, magic, happy ending, creature, teamwork, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe, fictional island
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Amphibia (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of 13-year-old, self-centered Anne Boonchuy who is magically transported to the fictitious world of Amphibia, a rural marshland full of frog-people. With the help of an excitable young frog named Sprig, Anne will transform into a hero ...
Style: funny, feel good, captivating, colourful, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids, teen fantasy, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, human animal relationship, frog, animal that acts human, magic, teenager, talking animals, parallel world, giant bird, warrior, sword, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, fictional island
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The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, black horse, girl horse relationship, friendship, human animal relationship, girl, world war two, animals, disney, young heroes, rescue ...
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All Creatures Great & Small (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s. A remake of the 1978 series.
Style: light, funny, humorous, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: veterinarian, village life, countryside, english countryside, animal human communication, human animal relationship, new life, animals, friendship, following a dream, veterinary clinic, workplace ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, england
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White God (2014)
Genre: Adventure, 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, sexy, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, friendship, animal attack, rebellion, teenager, children, redemption, brutality, revenge, human animal relationship, betrayal by friend, death ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, europe, budapest, madrid ...
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A Christmas Gift from Bob (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Bowen finds himself the target of an animal welfare investigation that threatens to take away his beloved cat, Bob, at Christmas.
Style: sincere, touching, feel good, sweet
Plot: christmas, street musician, human animal relationship, father son estrangement, cat, homelessness, friendship, pets, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, creativity, dream ...
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Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Peru, Netherlands, USA
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, colourful, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: human animal relationship, amazon rainforest, forces of nature, jungle girl, talking animals, amazon jungle, friendship, environmental destruction, heroic mission, grownups, environmental issue, wilderness ...
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Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: anime, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: wolf, forest, mythology, human animal relationship, demon, nature, human spirit, talking animals, friendship, good versus evil, hopes, strong female character ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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: emotional, sweet, touching, sad, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, reincarnation, animal life, grownups, animals, grandfather granddaughter relationship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, couples ...
Place: new york, usa
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: intense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, post apocalypse, virus, distopia, supernatural, isolation, infected, end of the world, dog ...
Time: future, jurassic, 2000s, year 2012, near future ...
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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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: entertaining, scenic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, creature, survival, animal attack, dangerous animal, tyrannosaurus rex, chase, velociraptor, monster, island, amusement park, killer animal ...
Time: future, prehistoric times, jurassic, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: costa rica, fictional island
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Things to Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very ...
Style: art house, psychological, sincere, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, divorce, husband wife relationship, female teacher, mother daughter relationship, human animal relationship, midlife crisis, black cat, ex husband ex wife relationship, female writer, loss of mother, anarchism ...
Place: france
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Wolfwalkers (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Ireland, 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: emotional, touching, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: folklore, friendship, wolf, courage, father daughter relationship, peril, celtic, family relations, good versus evil, legends and myths, human animal relationship, hunter ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ireland
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Ace of Hearts (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace should be euthanized.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, psychotronic
Plot: police dog, dog, pets, courtroom drama, false accusation, human animal relationship, police investigation, fighting the system, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
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