Animal life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant animal life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, sweet, clever, entertaining and touching films and TV shows about / with animal life, family, adventure, friends, talking animals, friendship, escapades, animals, computer animation and mentor plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Animation genres shot in USA, UK, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animal life: The Fox and the Hound (1981), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), The Lion Guard (2015), Open Season (2006), Alpha and Omega (2010), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Madagascar (2005), Open Season 2 (2008), The AristoCats (1970), CatDog (1998).

List of animal life 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, tear jerker, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, disney, friendship, animals, animal life, adventure, fox, reconciliation, chase, rescue, cartoon dog, hunting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: canada
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dog, chihuahua, animal life, family, rescue, friendship, pets, disney, animals, getting home, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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The Lion Guard (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Simba's son, Kion, assembles a group of animals to protect the Pride Lands, known as the Lion Guard.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: lion, adventure, royal family, friendship, animal life, good versus evil, family, parents and children, young heroes, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal, coming of age ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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 6.1
 96K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, buddy comedy, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, disney, talking animals, hunting, disorder, partners, friends, animal life, wilderness, rescue, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, wild horse, adventure, freedom, family, beautiful scenery, native americans, animal life, native american, getting home, talking animals ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa
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Alpha and Omega (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young wolves at opposite ends of their pack's social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.
Style: touching, feel good, witty, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, animal life, forbidden love, opposites attract, road trip, friends, leadership, getting home, obsessive quest, family, reluctant partners, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho, canada
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, witty, sweet, twists and turns, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, family, friendship, animals, adventure, pirate, animal life, natural disaster, unlikely partners, parents and children, getting home, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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 6.9
 399K
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, entertaining, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers
Plot: animals, friendship, talking animals, jungle, adventure, island, unlikely friendships, lion, escape, penguins, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.5
 24K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: funny, humorous, colourful, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: dachshund, animal life, adventure, talking animals, friendship, escapades, creativity, forest, bear, deer, disney, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 103K
The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, touching, fairy tale, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, disney, talking animals, animals, adventure, love, animal protagonist, animal life, butler, pets, getting home, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, 70s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.5
 23K
CatDog (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: CatDog is an American animated television series created for Nickelodeon by Peter Hannan. The series depicts the life of conjoined brothers, with one half being a cat and the other a dog. Nickelodeon produced the series from Burbank, California. The ...
Style: humorous, stylized, colourful, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: misfit, animal life, siamese twins, anthropomorphism, friends, surrealism, cartoon cat, cartoon dog, escapades, cat, animal that acts human, partners ...
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 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, touching, exciting, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: unlikely friendships, dog, loneliness, adventure, friendship, family, follow your dream, hopes, talking animals, friends, journey, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, mount everest, venezuela
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 7.5
 478K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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: touching, feel good, road movie, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, adventure, family, ice age, animals, odd couple, journey, good versus evil, heroic mission, animal life ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
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 6.8
 209K
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, entertaining, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, animals, adventure, human animal relationship, talking animals, cartoon dog, friendship, pets, family, cat, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, missouri, ohio, california ...
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Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animals, pets, children, animal life, bird, adventure, family relations, family, animal training, parents and children, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.0
 76K
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, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, friendship, family, adventure, ocean, happy ending, animal life, unlikely friendships, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
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 5.0
 4K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, pets, dog, getting home, animal life, against the odds, husky dog, dog sled, adventure, family, escapades, contests and competitions ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
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 7.4
 275K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, disney, animals, human animal relationship, talking animals, orphan, friendship, wolf, boy, tiger, panther, courage ...
Place: india, asia
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Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American comedy horror animated television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network. Its central plot revolves around a somewhat anthropomorphic pink/purple dog named Courage who lives with his owners, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, captivating, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: animal life, talking animals, villain, pets, cartoon dog, animal protagonist, supernatural, transformation, fear, save the day, dog, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: kansas, usa
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The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, prince, family, cinderella story, fall in love, talking animals, adventure, transformation, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
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Shaun the Sheep (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Finland, Germany
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: Shaun the Sheep is a British stop-motion animated children's television series produced by Aardman Animations, and commissioned by the British Broadcasting Corporation and Westdeutscher Rundfunk, a constituent member of the consortium of German ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, claymation, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: countryside, animal life, sheep, animals, friendship, farm, farmer, dog, pets, friends, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
 2K
Harvey Beaks (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A mild-mannered young bird and his best friends, a pair of rambunctious siblings called Fee and Foo, seek adventure and mischief in the magical forest that they call home.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, animal life, friendship, adventure, best friends, mischievous children, youth, family relations, friends, buddies, disorder, escapades ...
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 6.3
 90K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, 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, colourful, funny, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: bird, adventure, parrot, happy ending, jungle, talking animals, family, animal life, music, travel, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, south america, brazil
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 6.4
 61K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: entertaining, feel good, touching, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, disney, talking animals, extinction, family, adventure, survival, animal life, animals, friendship, catastrophe, rescue ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 6.1
 161K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: unlikely friendships, bee, animal life, redemption, jazz, family, culture clash, beehive, flower shop, lawsuit, honey, surrealism ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
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 6.4
 97K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: exciting, humorous, inspirational, light, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family, follow your dream, contests and competitions, disney, friends, car race, underdog, snail, animal life, obsession, dream come true ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Style: not serious, fairy tale, sweet, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: talking animals, animals, friends, youth, family, island, music band, children, chipmunk, animal life, young heroes, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
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Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return ...
Style: feel good, humorous, claymation, light, not serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, countryside, farm, family, memory loss, sheep, adventure, hospital, city, farmer, friendship, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: london
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Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, friendship, rescue, family, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The Penguins of Madagascar is an American CGI animated television series airing on Nickelodeon. It stars nine characters from the DreamWorks Animation animated film Madagascar: The penguins Skipper, Kowalski, Private, and Rico; the lemurs King ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, penguins, anthropomorphism, friendship, bird, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades, disorder, plan gone awry, friends ...
Place: madagascar, usa, new york
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