Movies about animals

Movies about animals
List of the best animal movies selected by visitors to our site: Hachi: A Dog's Tale, Life of Pi, War Horse, A Dog's Way Home, Jumanji, Dolphin Kick, Mia and the White Lion, White Bim Black Ear, The Call of the Wild, Bernie the Dolphin.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersDogs, Animals, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship, Death
StyleSad ones, To cry, Touching

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, India
Duration02:07
CharactersAnimals, Tigers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleBeautiful, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Vital signs

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:26
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Military, Alcoholics
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War I
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Epic, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:35
CharactersDogs, Animals, Gay, Wolves, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Snow, Avalanches
PlaceMountains
StyleExciting, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany
Duration01:44
CharactersAnimals, Heroes, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceJungle, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, Small cities
StyleFor children, Exciting, Fancy

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.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreadventure
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family, Dolphins, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceOcean
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

On a tropical island vacation, a young boy's friendship with a playful and friendly dolphin helps him find the courage to get back in the water after the sudden loss of his mother.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Germany, South Africa, Luxembourg, Monaco, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Animals, Family, Lions, Farmers
PlaceAfrica, Nature reserves

A young girl from London moves to Africa with her parents where she befriends a lion cub.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration03:03
CharactersDogs

A touching story about a white Gordon Setter with black ear, who became homeless because of his master's illness. His master, Ivan Ivanovich, a man far from being young, fond of hunting and nature, took a puppy to live with him, despite the dog's black ear being a "shame of nature" to his breed. The man always took his dog, whom he called Bim or Bimka, to hunting in country. Later, however Ivan Ivanovich began to have problems with heart and when the disease became worse was taken to a hospital. His dog couldn't bear waiting for the only person that ever cared for him and set out to find his master. Thus began the story of a homeless dog and his many breathtaking and exciting adventures, encounters of many people, kind and evil, and leads to an unexpected and heart-rending end.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Old man, Family
PlotAdventure, Survival, Friendship
PlaceNature, Alaska
Time19th century
StyleKind, Touching, Uplifting

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersAnimals, Family, Dolphins, Brothers
PlotFriendship
PlaceBeach

A brother and sister who befriend a badly sunburned dolphin separated from his family and uncover a secret plan that could destroy the beach and their new friend's home. The kids must devise a clever plan to stop the bad guys, protect the sea life, and, most importantly, save their best friend, Bernie.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersFriends, Cats
PlotTravel, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved cat Tonto begin a journey across the United States, visiting his children, seeing a world he never seemed to have the time to see before, making new friends, and saying goodbye to old friends.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Animals, Scientists, Husky, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Expeditions
PlaceAntarctica, Helicopters
StyleAction, Light, To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Animals, Horses, Family
PlaceGermany
TimeSummer
StyleSoulful, By books, Touching, Serious

While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium
Duration01:40
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Blonde girls, Family, Losers
PlotLove, Inheritance
PlaceSchool
StyleLight, Soulful, For girls, Touching, Womens in main roles

A woman's chaotic life becomes more complicated when she inherits her grandmother's dog.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Climbers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceMountains, France
TimeWorld War II, Winter
StyleTouching, Serious

Belle and Sebastian is set high in the snowy Alps during the Second World War. The resourceful Sebastian is a lonely boy who tames and befriends a giant, wild mountain dog, Belle – even though the villagers believe her to be ‘the beast’ that has been killing their sheep.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersFriends, Partners, Artists
PlotOn real events, Robbery
PlaceNew York

Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, Greece
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Animals, Family, Friends
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life, Adoption
PlaceSea, Village, Islands, Greece
StyleTo cry, By books, Touching

After his wife died a man refuses to go out and doesn't want to talk to his only son. Life has no meaning for him. One day his son finds a baby pelican and decides to leave the bird at home. Pelican helps the boy find his father again and revive him back to life ...

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Japan
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceShips
StyleFor children, Light

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
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".

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Childrens, Bears, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Life, Friendship, Family life, Adoption
PlaceJungle, England, London
StyleFor children, Exciting, Cute, By books, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersWhale, Family
PlotSurvival, Rivalry
PlaceIslands, Arctic
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Serious

Arctic Tale is a 2007 documentary film from the National Geographic Society about the life cycle of a walrus and her calf, and a polar bear and her cubs, in a similar vein to the 2005 hit production March of the Penguins, also from National Geographic.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Animals, Doctors, Heroes, Family
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Fate
PlaceSea, Hospitals, USA
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Norway
CharactersTeens, Horses, Fathers, Birds
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Travel, Political, Holidays
PlaceNature, France, Hospitals, Arctic, Lake
StyleLight, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy project: save a species endangered, thanks to the ultralight of Christian! Then begins an incredible and perilous journey ...

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersAnimals, Tigers, Accountant, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Life, Inheritance, Family life
PlaceZoos
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Vivid, Beautiful landscapes

Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, USA, Luxembourg
Duration01:52
CharactersAnimals, Whale, Family, Friends, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Freedom
PlaceOcean
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong, India
Duration02:29
CharactersDogs, Animals, Talking dogs, Family, Puppies
PlotLove, Survival, Soccer, Loneliness, Death
StyleTo cry, Cute, For children, Kind, Sad ones

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, China
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Hunters, Shamans
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Volcanoes
TimePrehistoric times
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

In the prehistoric past, Keda, a young and inexperienced hunter, struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe when bison hunting goes awry. On his way back he will find an unexpected ally.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersDogs, Animals, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
StyleExciting, Cute, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada
Duration02:10
CharactersDogs, Animals, Horses, Snake, Monkeys
PlotDeath
PlaceTrains, Circus
StyleFor children, Kind, Cute, Soulful, Atmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotLife, Aviation, Family life
PlaceAircraft, Canada
StyleTo cry, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a local forest is torn down. The eggs hatch and Amy becomes "Mama Goose". When Winter comes, Amy, and her dad must find a way to lead the birds South...





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