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, touching, semi serious, sweet and clever films and TV shows about / with animal life, family, friendship, escapades, adventure, friends, danger, talking animals, computer animation and animals plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as animal life: Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), Open Season (2006), The Lion Guard (2016), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Alpha and Omega (2010), Zambezia (2012), Animals United (2010), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), Norm of the North (2015), The Fox & the Child (2007).

List of animal life movies

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, teens, girls' night
Plot: animal life, pets, penguins, inheritance, family relations, bird, animal training, parents and children, birds, unlikely friendships, family, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980, year 1978, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, usa, antarctica, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 85K
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: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, buddies, danger, partners, bear, wilderness, disorder, disney ...
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.
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: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lion, animal life, adventure, royal family, friendship, good versus evil, family, parents and children, young heroes, 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, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
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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: freedom, wild horse, animal life, friendship, adventure, family, reunion, getting home, rescue, horse, wildlife, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
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, getting home, friends, wilderness, leadership, on the road, obsessive quest, family, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho, canada
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 5.8
 7K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa, USA
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: exciting, humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, bird, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, danger, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, falcon, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, UK, USA
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: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, animals, save the day, obsessive quest, heroic mission, friendship, partners, animal, escapades, buddies, danger, ecological disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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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: adventure, chihuahua, animal life, family, rescue, friendship, pets, getting home, lifestyle, dog, couples, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
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Norm of the North (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Ireland
Duration: 88 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, colourful, funny, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, polar bear, friendship, adventure, escapades, disorder, environmentalism, life turned upside down, fish out of water, ship, rescue, 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, touching, sincere, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little girl, fox, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, environmentalism, in the woods, fish out of water, forest, family, friends, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, funny, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, animal life, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, secret place, good versus evil, friendship, save the kingdom, wizards and magicians, anthropomorphism, friends, bear ...
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 6.7
 158K
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: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, talking animals, animal life, squirrel, rescue, suburbs, heroic mission, fight back, cons and scams, fish out of water, danger, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: indiana, 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, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, owl, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, in the woods, imaginary kingdom, animal life, heroes, family, brother vs brother ...
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 7.4
 13K
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: dark humor, not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional character, in the woods, workplace situations, park ranger, sexual tension, talking animals, workplace, escapades, lesbian, disorder, friendship, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.9
 573K
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: motivational, scenic, captivating, philosophical, melancholic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, storytelling, beautiful scenery, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, human nature, life, journey, lost at sea, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, montreal, paris france, mexico, pacific ocean ...
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 6.9
 360K
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, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, island, jungle, rescue, adventure, escape, journey, wilderness, animal life, giraffe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: golden retriever, friendship, getting home, family, pets, against the odds, dog sled, adventure, animal life, save the day, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
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 5.6
 22K
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, deer, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, dachshund, talking animals, forest, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 92K
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, animal protagonist, pets, getting home, friendship, social differences, butler, daring rescue, mischievous children, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, sincere, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, reincarnation, human animal relationship, animal life, grownups, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, family relations, teenager, new life, 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.
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, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: villain, imaginary, monster, talking animals, animal life, save the day, supernatural, dog, pets, transformation, fear, cartoon dog ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, 90s
Place: kansas, usa
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 6.5
 19K
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, uplifting, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: environmentalism, ocean or sea, rescue, animal rescue, whale, reporter, animal life, journalism, media, danger, volunteer, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, friendship, mischievous children, best friends, animal life, youth, family, young heroes, escapades, save the day, disorder, danger ...
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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: touching, emotional, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cat, pets, dealing with death, animal life, veterinarian, family, family life, afterlife, adventure, terminal illness, family relations, village ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 8K
Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, family relations, dangerous animal, lion, animal attack, danger, family life, animal life, nature, escapades, stalking ...
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, animal, animals, family, pets, friends, family relations, family life, ranch, fish out of water, teenage life, youth ...
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 3.4
 181
Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, animal life, family life, heroic mission, family, pets, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, crimes, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.1
 1K
Space Dogs (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belka, the amazing flying dog is unexpectedly hurdled into the streets of Moscow when the rocket she is in malfunctions during one of her circus routines. Fortunately the crash leads her to meet a streetwise dog named Strelka and her irredeemable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, friendship, dog, space mission, animal life, partners, spacewalk, stray dog, training, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union
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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, human becomes animal, fall in love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, transformation, magical, wizards and magicians, imaginary ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
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