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, entertaining, clever and touching films and TV shows about / with animal life, family, talking animals, adventure, friends, escapades, friendship, animals, computer animation and storytelling plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Animation genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animal life: The Fox and the Hound (1981), The Lion Guard (2015), Open Season (2006), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), Ice Age (2002), Alpha and Omega (2010), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Madagascar (2005), Open Season 2 (2008), 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, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, animals, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: canada
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The Lion Guard (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: animal life, lion, adventure, royal family, family, friendship, good versus evil, parents and children, young heroes, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, family relations ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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 6.1
 90K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, animal life, disney, hunting, talking animals, rescue, friends, danger, partners, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: animal life, chihuahua, family, adventure, dog, rescue, friendship, pets, getting home, lifestyle, urban, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
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 7.5
 456K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, animal life, journey, family, odd couple, caveman, unlikely partners, animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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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: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: horse, wild horse, family, friendship, freedom, reunion, getting home, adventure, rescue, animal life, cowboy, wildlife ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
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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, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, forbidden love, animal life, opposites attract, friends, wilderness, leadership, on the road, obsessive quest, getting home, reluctant partners, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho, canada
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, stylized, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, unlikely partners, animals, friendship, getting home, computer animation, partners, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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 6.9
 379K
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, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, jungle, lion, escape, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.6
 23K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
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: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, dachshund, talking animals, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, deer, forest, computer animation, disorder, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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 6.6
 21K
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, feel good, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: misfit, animal life, siamese twins, friends, anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, escapades, cartoon dog, animal that acts human, surrealism, cat, outcast ...
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 8.2
 970K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, loneliness, family, journey, friendship, dog, talking animals, friends, obsessive quest, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
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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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: penguins, pets, animal life, animals, family relations, bird, inheritance, animal training, children, parents and children, birds, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, year 1980, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 98K
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, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, talking animals, animal life, animals, animal protagonist, pets, friendship, getting home, social differences, butler ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.4
 266K
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, psychotronic, semi serious, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, disney, orphan, animals, talking animals, wolf, feral child, giant snake, adventure, tiger, animal life, panther ...
Place: india
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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: offbeat, humorous, not serious, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, monster, animal life, villain, imaginary, supernatural, pets, transformation, dog, fear, cartoon dog, animal protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
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: feel good, fairy tale, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, cinderella story, family, prince, fall in love, human becomes animal, talking animals, disney, adventure, magical, animal life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
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Shaun the Sheep (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Finland, Germany, Ireland
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, captivating, light ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: countryside, animal life, farm, friendship, animals, dog, sheep, pets, security guard, friends, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 84K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, funny, colourful, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, talking animals, parrot, adventure, bird, jungle, birds, animal life, family, computer animation, parents and children, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
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 6.5
 56K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
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: feel good, touching, entertaining, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, computer animation, family, talking animals, animal life, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, danger ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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 6.1
 150K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, feel good, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, bee, computer animation, beehive, unlikely friendships, family, culture clash, fighting the system, adventure, flower shop, friendship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
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 6.8
 198K
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, disney, adventure, animals, talking animals, human animal relationship, family, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
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Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, Ireland
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, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: countryside, animal life, adventure, farm, sheep, friendship, imaginary, best friends, family, farmer, escapades, rescue ...
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: sentimental, uplifting, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: veterinarian, dolphins, animal life, rescue, friendship, youth, family, family relations, friends, human spirit, hopes, theme park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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 6.0
 72K
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, animals, killer whale, freedom, adventure, social worker, animal life, unlikely friendships, friendship, amusement park, captivity, ocean ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: police dog, animal life, disney, talking animals, dog, family, pets, couples, family relations, disorder, silly humor, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, peru
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 6.0
 173K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish, shark, adventure, animal life, computer animation, heroes, gangsters, underwater, underwater scene, loss of son, ransom, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 4.3
 15K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, animal life, german shepherd, dalmatian, husky dog, chihuahua, talking animals, talking cat, family relations, friends, disorder, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends is an animated program based on the children's books by David Kirk, which airs on Nick Jr. in the United States, on Treehouse TV in Canada, and on Discovery Kids in Brazil. Each episode follows the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, family relations, imaginary, escapades, supportive parent, insect, bug, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, friends, youth ...
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Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, friendship, odd couple, adventure, pets, best friends, rescue, danger, mischievous children, buddies, fish out of water, cartoon dog ...
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