Movies about animals

List of the best animal movies selected by visitors to our site: Brother Bear, Bolt, Zootopia, War Horse, The Jungle Book, Life of Pi, Beethoven, Stuart Little, The Princess and the Frog, Turner & Hooch.

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Brother Bear (2003)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersAnimals, Wizards, Hunters, Friends, Family, Heroes, Bears
PlotChase, Adventure, Revenge, Survival
PlaceForest, Nature
StyleDisney, Touching, Inspirational

When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, including the lovable bear cub Koda, hilarious moose Rutt and Tuke, woolly mammoths and rambunctious rams.

Bolt (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Actors, Cats, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel
StyleDisney, Touching, Exciting, Light, Cute

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 powers" to find a way home.

Zootopia (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Scientists, Gangsters, Partners, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies, Chase, Adventure, Missing people, Dreams
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleDisney, For children, For a cozy evening, Popular, Smart

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.

War Horse (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:26
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Military
PlotWar
PlaceEngland
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

The Jungle Book (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Tigers, Panther, Friends, Orphans, Family, Bears, Monkeys, Elephants
PlotAdventure, Survival, Justice, Chase, Travel
PlaceJungle, Nature, Village, India
StyleDisney

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.

Life of Pi (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom
Duration02:07
CharactersAnimals, Tigers
PlotDisasters, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, India, Hospitals
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Beethoven (1992)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family, Heroes, Losers
PlotAdventure
StyleSoulful, Cute

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.

Stuart Little (1999)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:24
CharactersAnimals, Orphans, Cats, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Chase, Adoption
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, Light, Smart

The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.

The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Frogs, Princesses, Family, Cats, Wizards, Blind
PlotMagic, Adventure, Dreams, Music
StyleTouching, Disney

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.

Turner & Hooch (1989)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Animals

Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some "real" cases, not just misdemeanors. Then Amos Reed is murdered, and Scott Turner sets himself on the case. The closest thing to a witness in the case is Amos Reed's dog, Hooch, which Scott Turner has to take care of if it's going to avoid being "put to sleep".

Hop (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Pursuit
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting

E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

Storks (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersAnimals, Chickens, Fathers
PlotTravel, Chase, Loneliness
PlaceHelicopters
StyleUnexpected ending, Cute

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl...

Ratatouille (2007)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAnimals, Cooks, Friends, Partners
PlotDreams, Success
PlaceFrance, Paris, Village
StyleDisney, For children, Exciting, Inspirational

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.

Chicken Run (2000)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:24
CharactersAnimals, Farmers, Chickens, Heroes, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Freedom, Success
PlaceEngland
StyleLight, Exciting

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky and Ginger lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers and their farm of doom.

Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:17
CharactersAnimals, Heroes, Friends, Family, Birds
PlotAdventure
PlaceNew York
StyleFor children, Touching, Light, To cry, Cute, By books

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.

Free Willy (1993)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:52
CharactersAnimals, Friends, Orphans, Family, Whale
PlotAdventure, Freedom
StyleTo cry, Touching, Cute

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, with the help of kindly whale trainer Rae Lindley, develop a routine of tricks. However, greedy park owner Dial soon catches wind of the duo and makes plans to profit from them.

Furry Vengeance (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.8)
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:32
CharactersAnimals, Bears, Family, Businessmen, Raccoons
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceForest
StyleLight, Fascinating

When real estate developer Dan Sanders finalizes plans to level a swath of pristine Oregon forest to make way for a soulless housing subdivision, a band of woodland creatures rises up to throw a monkey wrench into the greedy scheme. Just how much mischief from the furry critters can the businessman take before he calls it quits?

Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersAnimals, Monkeys, Friends, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Growing up, Justice, Chase
PlaceJungle, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Touching

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.

101 Dalmatians (1996)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Heroes, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Cute, Disney

The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Businessmen, Family
PlotAdventure, Justice
PlacePrison, USA, New York, Antarctica, Zoos
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

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 turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland — and the rest of his world upside-down.




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