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, semi serious, touching, feel good, clever and light films and TV shows about / with animal life, family, friendship, escapades, friends, adventure, danger, animals, destiny and rescue plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Animation genres shot in USA, India, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animal life: Open Season (2006), The Lion Guard (2016), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Alpha and Omega (2010), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), Brickleberry (2012), Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), Zambezia (2012), Animals United (2010), Life of Pi (2012).

List of animal life movies

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
Plot: freedom, adventure, wild horse, animal life, family, friendship, cowboy, wildlife, reunion, getting home, rivalry, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
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 6.1
 83K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, animal life, rescue, buddies, danger, partners, bear, wilderness, fish out of water, hunting, grizzly bear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Lion Guard (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Simba's son, Kion, assembles a group of animals to protect the Pride Lands, known as the Lion Guard.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lion, adventure, animal life, royal family, friendship, family, parents and children, young heroes, good versus evil, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, orphan ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, fox, disney, adventure, best friends, reconciliation, rescue, animal life, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
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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: witty, touching, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, forbidden love, animal life, opposites attract, reluctant partners, family, friends, getting home, leadership, unlikely couple, road trip, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho, 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, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, animal life, family, pets, friendship, rescue, getting home, lifestyle, dog, urban, couples, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
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 7.4
 13K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, absurd, dark humor, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: in the woods, dysfunctional character, workplace situations, sexual tension, animal life, lesbian, escapades, workplace, talking animals, friendship, supportive coworker, park ranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: owl, talking animals, good versus evil, adventure, family, heroic mission, heroes, in the woods, imaginary, birds, imaginary kingdom, animal life ...
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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, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pets, inheritance, animal life, birds, family relations, animal training, parents and children, penguins, family, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980, year 1981, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, antarctica, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 6K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, bird, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, danger, heroes, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, falcon, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: save the day, heroic mission, animal life, obsessive quest, partners, friendship, animal, escapades, disorder, wilderness, danger, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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 7.9
 559K
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: melancholic, dramatic, captivating, motivational, scenic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, beautiful scenery, adventure, storytelling, ocean or sea, human nature, tiger, isolation, teenage boy, lost at sea, ship ...
Place: india, paris france, montreal quebec, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada ...
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 4.6
 3K
Fish Hooks (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fish Hooks is an American animated television series created by Noah Z. Jones . Twenty-one episodes were ordered for the first season. It premiered on September 24, 2010. An 11-minute preview was shown on September 3, 2010, following the Disney ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: animal life, high school, friendship, high school life, youth, best friends, friends, fish, store, love and romance, goofy hero, absurd humor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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Norm of the North (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stereoscopic 3D animated family film "Norm" tells the story of the titular polar bear and his three Arctic lemming buddies, who are forced out into the world once their icy home begins melting and breaking apart. Landing in New York, ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, colourful, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, polar bear, friendship, disorder, escapades, adventure, life turned upside down, fish out of water, environmentalism, rescue, chase, seal the animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, antarctica
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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, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, little girl, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, environmentalism, fish out of water, in the woods, forest, friends, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A group of reclusive humanoid bears and a few trusted humans explore their lost heritage and prevent their enemies from exploiting it
Style: feel good, humorous, colourful, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, secret place, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, good versus evil, save the kingdom, animal life, friendship, wizards and magicians, friends, bear, village ...
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 6.7
 150K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, squirrel, rescue, turtle, animal life, heroic mission, cons and scams, fight back, fish out of water, leader, danger, garden ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 350K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, adventure, talking animals, jungle, escape, journey, lion, wilderness, animal life, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 5.2
 3K
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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, against the odds, getting home, pets, family, adventure, save the day, animal life, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition, golden retriever ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
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 5.6
 21K
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: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, dachshund, talking animals, forest, odd couple, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 88K
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: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, pets, animal protagonist, getting home, social differences, friendship, butler, daring rescue, animal life, mischievous children ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: france, europe, paris france
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A Dog's Journey (2019)
Genre: 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: reincarnation, dog, human animal relationship, animal life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, anthropomorphism, pet dog, grownups, family relations, teenager, grandparents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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, not serious, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, monster, animal life, save the day, supernatural, dog, pets, transformation, villain, fear, cartoon dog, danger ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: kansas, usa
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 6.6
 2K
12 oz. Mouse (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: 12 oz. Mouse revolves around Mouse Fitzgerald, nicknamed "Fitz", an alcoholic mouse who performs odd jobs so he can buy more beer. Together with his chinchilla companion Skillet, Fitz begins to recover suppressed memories that he once had ...
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, avant garde ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, mouse, animal life, escapades, surrealism, beer, drunkenness, espionage, odd couple, fish, absurdism, late night
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 6.5
 18K
Big Miracle (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: environmentalism, ocean or sea, rescue, animal rescue, whale, reporter, journalism, animal life, danger, media, volunteer, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska
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Raven the Little Rascal (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A children’s animated feature film based on an internationally bestselling book series for a main target audience of 3 to 8 year olds telling a universal story about friendship, loyalty and honesty in which Little Raven and his friends have to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friends, friendship, mischievous children, best friends, save the day, young heroes, family, animal life, escapades, youth, danger, disorder ...
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The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan ...
Style: emotional, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dealing with death, animal life, pets, cat, veterinarian, family, afterlife, family life, adventure, terminal illness, village, happy ending ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
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 4.7
 7K
Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, dangerous animal, animal attack, safari, danger, lion, animal life, family life, nature, stalking, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, animal, family, pets, family life, friends, family relations, ranch, misfit, fish out of water, imaginary, teenage life ...
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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, humorous, fairy tale, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: princess, cinderella story, family, adventure, prince, love and romance, human becomes animal, magical, fall in love, transformation, good versus evil, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
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