Human animal friendship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant human animal friendship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, exciting and funny films and TV shows about / with human animal friendship, friendship, talking animals, animals, human animal relationship, adventure, danger, friends, heroes and youth plots mostly in Adventure, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as human animal friendship: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022), The Jungle Book (2016), Dolittle (2020), Yakari: A Spectacular Journey (2020), The Wolf and the Lion (2021), Sonic the Hedgehog (2020), Passion in the Desert (1997), Dolphin Tale 2 (2014), Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018), How to Train Your Dragon (2010).

List of human animal friendship movies

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, speed, villain, hedgehog, human animal friendship, sidekick, friendship, running, wedding, emerald, portal, superhero ...
Time: 2020s
Place: hawaii, montana, seattle, siberia
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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: serious, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
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Dolittle (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.
Style: light, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, veterinarian, animal human communication, journey, dragon, island, family, adventure, doctor, talking animals, victorian england, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, future, 19th century, 2020s
Place: buckingham palace, usa
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Yakari: A Spectacular Journey (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: With his tribe's move to follow the migrating bison, Yakari, the little Sioux boy, sets out on his own to follow the trail of Little Thunder, a wild mustang said to be untameable. Travelling far from home and deep into the territory of the ...
Style: sincere, entertaining, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: native american, horse, cartoon horse, animal human communication, boy horse relationship, prairie, friendship, little boy, native american tribe, talking animals, human animal friendship, indians ...
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The Wolf and the Lion (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After her grandfather's death, 20-year-old Alma decides to go back to her childhood home - a little island in the heart of the majestic Canadian forest. Whilst there, she rescues two helpless cubs: a wolf and a lion. They forge an inseparable ...
Style: sincere, entertaining, captivating, disturbing, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, animals, lion, dangerous animal, human animal relationship, animal human communication, friendship, human animal friendship, friends, animal lover, animal training, animal that acts human ...
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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sonic and the gang must team up to fight Dr. Eggman.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night
Plot: hedgehog, chase, superhero, friendship, on the run, military, friend, super speed, road trip, bar fight, police officer, portal ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, france, usa, america ...
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Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: surreal, sexy, philosophical, romantic, dark fantasy ...
Plot: desert, male nudity, napoleon, humanity, brutality, loneliness, wilderness, leopard, soldier, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, time ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: egypt, ottoman empire, middle east, africa, sahara
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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: kids, family outing, 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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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A human child raised by wolves, must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, exciting, sentimental, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, wolf, hunter, feral child, bear, talking animals, anthropomorphism, snake, tiger, threat, survival, surrealism ...
Place: india
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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, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, viking, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, friends, father son relationship, young kid, creature, teamwork, happy ending ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, animals, young heroes, hopes, friendship, animal life, human spirit, summer, youth, child, destiny, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: exciting, touching, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: bull, countryside, animals, friendship, bullfighting, talking animals, pacifist, kindness, escape, farm, girl, matador ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Poly (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of Shetland pony Poly, in the South of France.
Audience: kids
Plot: human animal relationship, rain, gendarme, wild boar, parisian, freedom, driving lesson, widower, boar, young girl, animal cruelty, rescue from drowning ...
Place: south of france
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Ben (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: rat, death, friendship, dangerous animal, animal attack, boy, violence, terror, survival horror, exploitation, invasion, eaten alive ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
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The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: jungle, disney, talking animals, adventure, bear, orphan, friendship, human animal relationship, feral child, animal life, good versus evil, conflict ...
Time: 60s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in syndication as a five-part miniseries and began its official run on October 1, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, retro ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, mutant, martial arts, turtle, invasion, mutant animal, good versus evil, master warrior, friends, adventure, crimes, partners ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Sonic X (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sonic X is an anime series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. It was created by Sonic Team and produced in Japan by TMS Entertainment. It aired on TV Tokyo from April 6, 2003 to March 28, 2004 and on Kids Station from 2004 to 2005. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, scenic, romantic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, anthropomorphic animal, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, friends, friendship, robot, space travel, alien invasion, teleportation, transformation ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, africa
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Hot to Trot (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago.
Style: humorous, parody, suspense, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: horse, horse race, talking animals, stupidity, male nudity, destiny, mentor, chase, happy ending, justice, death, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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The Sisterhood (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The year is 2021 AD. Women have been enslaved by a brutal army of men who survived the nuclear holocaust. Their only hope for freedom is in the hands of a nomadic band of fierce she-warriors: The Sisterhood.
Style: cult film
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, woman with a gun, ancient, distopia, matriarchy, revenge, battles, future dystopia, sisterhood, human animal friendship, psychic link ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, survival, native american, adventure, vengeance, hallucination, paranoia, fear, wounded, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: north dakota, usa
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Going Bananas (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An evil circus owner chases a chimp and his friends through Africa. Not necessarily 'Dyn-O-Mite!', but this silly monkey business is decent family fun.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: youth, monkey, circus, acrobat, animal rights, human animal friendship, chase, corrupt cop, airplane, corruption, vacation, guardian ...
Place: africa
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George of the Jungle (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, parody, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, fish out of water, disney, adventure, rescue, lion, gorilla, goofy hero, heiress, elephant, friendship, monkey ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, las vegas, usa
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Dark Horse (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 14 year old Allison has to go to a horse farm. With all the horses and the help of the owner Susan Hadley she finds new sense in her life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, youth, physical disability, disability, olympics, second chance, friends, farm, animal life, coming of age, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
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The Magic Roundabout (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: Cult classic children's animated series about a group of human and animal characters that gather at the roundabout / carousel in the park. Although the original series is French there are multiple dubbed versions from other countries.
Style: surreal
Audience: kids
Plot: human animal friendship, talking animals, girl, surrealism, cow, rabbit, anthropomorphic animal, magical object, talking dog, british, puppet, dog ...
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Cro (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Cro is an American animated television series produced by the Children's Television Workshop and Film Roman. It debuted on September 18, 1993 as part of the Saturday morning line-up for fall 1993 on ABC. Cro did not do well with the viewers. ...
Style: educational
Audience: kids
Plot: prehistoric animal, boy, stupidity, human animal friendship, suspended animation, mammal, neanderthal, talking animals, discovery, animal that acts human, invention, child protagonist ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 20th century, prehistory
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Hannibal Brooks (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A POW in World War II is put to work in a Munich zoo, looking after an Asian elephant. The zoo is bombed by the Americans and the director of the zoo decides it is not safe for his Asian elephant Lucy to remain there. So he sends Brooks to safety ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Plot: world war two, elephant, railway, escape, soldier, satire, animal life, battles, holocaust, genocide, captivity, wartime life ...
Place: germany, europe, swiss alps, switzerland
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Garfield: His 9 Lives (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Garfield plays multiple roles including ancient Egyptian royalty, a fairyland kitten, a movie 'stunt cat" and more!
Style: anthology
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, animals, space adventure, human animal friendship, court jester, killed by a dog, research facility, anthropomorphic cat, clones, animal testing, trick, ancient egypt ...
Time: 70s, 80s, distant future, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: north africa, europe, egypt, africa
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Dot Goes to Hollywood (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Australia
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Dot sets out on a mighty adventure that takes her to Hollywood. With the help of Hollywood stars Dot wins a talent quest, and discovered by a famous director, she becomes what all Hollywood dreams are made of – a film star. This enables her to ...
Plot: hollywood star, human animal friendship, talking animals, big city, little girl, anthropomorphic animal, nurse, hollywood, child protagonist, happy ending, zoo, illness ...
Time: 1930s
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Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A blue cat named Buxton is found in the Magic Garden. With help from the Blue voice (played by Fenella Fielding), Buxton enters the ruins of the old treacle factory where he is crowned king after correctly identifying the colours of seven doors ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, sinister
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: puppet, cat, surrealism, magic, talking animals, kingdom, puzzle, good versus evil, presumed dead, moon, lightning, villain ...
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The Wild Pony (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.
Plot: youth, little boy, teenager, guilty conscience, wild horse, dead husband, blizzard, human animal friendship, boy horse relationship, family relations, animals, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado
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