Children's movies about animals

List of the best children's movies about animals selected by visitors to our site: Beethoven, A Dog's Purpose, Babe: Pig in the City, Jumanji, Sing 2, Dumbo, Paddington, Dolittle, Zootopia, Peter Rabbit.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Beethoven (1992)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the local vet has a secret and horrible sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor's list.

A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong, India
Duration02:29

A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:37

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Jumanji (1995)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, India, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany
Duration01:44

When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the game, which proves risky as all three find themselves running from giant rhinoceroses, evil monkeys and other terrifying creatures.

Sing 2 (2021)
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Genrecomedy, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan, France

The film follows Buster and his new cast who now have their sights set on debuting a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City. But with no connections, he and his singers must sneak into the Crystal Entertainment offices, run by the ruthless wolf mogul Jimmy Crystal, where the gang pitches the ridiculous idea of casting the lion rock legend Clay Calloway in their show. Buster must embark on a quest to find the now-isolated Clay and persuade him to return to the stage.

Dumbo (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada
Duration02:10

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Paddington (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration01:35

After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary Brown. Although Paddington's amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, someone else has her eye on him: Taxidermist Millicent Clyde has designs on the rare bear and his hide.

Dolittle (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Japan

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.

Zootopia (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Peter Rabbit (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Australia, India
Duration02:18

Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.

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The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA, France
Duration02:53

Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

Duck Duck Goose (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Thailand, India
Duration02:08

After he’s grounded by an injury, a high-flying bachelor is saddled with two wide-eyed orphans as they come face-to-face with the dangers and beauty of the outside world.

Madagascar (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

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 an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape -- with the help of some prodigious penguins -- to explore the world.

The Lion King (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:58

Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

The Queen's Corgi (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
CountryBelgium, USA
Duration01:37

Since his arrival at Buckingham palace, Rex lives a life of luxury. Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart. His arrogance can be quite irritating. When he causes a diplomatic incident during an official dinner with the President of the United States, he falls into disgrace. Betrayed by one of his peers, Rex becomes a stray dog in the streets of London. How can he redeem himself? In love, he will find the resources to surpass himself in the face of great danger…

Wonder Park (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:25

A young girl named June with a big imagination makes an incredible discovery -- the amusement park of her dreams has come to life. Filled with the world's wildest rides operated by fun-loving animals, the excitement never ends. But when trouble hits, June and her misfit team of furry friends begin an unforgettable journey to save the park.

Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:17

Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, Snowbell, set out to rescue a friend.

Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home

Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:33

Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the chicken farm. Her fate changes when she escapes from the chicken farm and hatches a duck egg. With the duckling (who believes Leafie to be his mother), sets off on a journey into the wild with her new son to find her freedom.

Ratatouille (2007)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

Cats and Peachtopia (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration01:36

A cat named Blanket has long been living in a high-rise apartment in the city with his son, Cloak. One day, curious about the outside world, Cloak decides to leave home and embarks on an adventure to find the legendary cat's paradise. To find his son, Blanket must overcome his fear and reconcile with his past, with the help of a female Macaw.

The Jungle Bunch (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance
Duration01:52

Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside! Raised by a tigress, he's the clumsiest kung-fu master ever. Along with his friends, The Jungle Bunch, he intends to maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother did before he. But Igor, an evil koala, wants to destroy the jungle once and for all—helped by his army of silly baboons.

The Big Trip (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

Once, the Clueless Stork from the children's delivery center confused the addresses and instead of the Pandas Family brought the Little Panda Bear to the bear named Mik-Mik. Mik-Mik loves order in everything and decides to deliver the Baby Pandu to his parents in South China. On a journey with him, the unlucky neighbor Hare Oscar is tied up. On the way, they meet the boastful Pelican Duke, the cowardly Wolf Janus and the romantic Tiger Cupid.

Shark Tale (2004)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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 Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship.

The Lion King (1994)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:29

A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.

Two Tails (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecartoon
CountryRussia
Duration02:12

The adventures of two completely different in nature beasts - a serious and economic Beaver and restless Cat. They meet when the cat is looking for shelter from the rain in the forest. The beaver rescues the Cat, and they become bosom friends. The cat really wants to become famous and believes that everyone wants to become famous, but not everyone can admit it. One day the life of this couple changes abruptly when aliens from a distant galaxy land in the forest.

Sheep & Wolves: Pig Deal (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:11

The united town of sheep and wolves lives a peaceful and quiet life until two unexpected guests turn up - a polar fox and a tiny ewe. No one ever expected them to bring a deadly danger, which can be overcome only if they work together. Only teamwork can solve big problems and deal with serious challenges - as there is strength in unity.

Spy Cat (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, Belgium
Duration01:31

Four crazy antiheroes on the run. Their leader is the unworldly innocent, naive Marnie, a house cat who is not allowed to leave the house and only knows about real life from television

Ice Age (2002)
Duration01:21

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. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends but, when enemies attack, their quest takes on far nobler aims.




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