Movies about animals

Movies about animals
List of the best animal movies selected by visitors to our site: Dolittle, Down to You, Domino, Se7en, The Last of the Finest, Zombeavers, Action Point, We Bought a Zoo, Zookeeper, The Lobster.

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

Dolittle (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Japan
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel
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.

Down to You (2000)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, True love
PlaceCollege, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry

College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a predatory porn star who wants to lure Al into her bed, threaten to pull apart the young lovers before their romance has a chance to really flourish.

Domino (2005)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersStrong women, Models, FBI, Hunters
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Fancy, Explicit scenes, For men, Disturbing

The story of the life of Domino Harvey, who abandoned her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

Se7en (1995)
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

The Last of the Finest (1990)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Conspiracies, Uprising
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly becomes three when one is killed early) band together to fight the drug ring undercover. They gain capital for weapons by ripping off minor drug dealers. Then well-armed they go after the kingpin (Boyd).

Zombeavers (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Teens, Animals, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Travel, Passion, Death, Killer animals

College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.

Action Point (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
CountryUSA, South Africa
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlaceUSA, Rides

A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersAnimals, Tigers, Accountant, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Life, Inheritance, Family life
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.

Zookeeper (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CharactersAnimals, Monkeys, Family, Scientists, Lions
StyleBy comics

A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him that Mother Nature knows best when it comes to love.

The Lobster (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Mexico
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family
PlotAdventure, Passion, Family life

Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing to save them - because in good times and hard times, the family always sticks together. So Papi, Chloe and the puppies embark on a heroic adventure, proving once again that big heroes come in small packages.

Life Story (2014)
Markimdb: 9
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersAnimals, Lions, Elephants
StyleFascinating, Serious

The remarkable and often perilous story of the journey through life. It is a story that unites each of us with every animal on the planet, because we all set out on this journey from the moment we are born. For animals there is just one goal in life – to continue their bloodline in the form of offspring. This series follows that journey through its six crucial stages: first steps, growing up, finding a home, gaining power, winning a mate and succeeding as a parent.

School of Life (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersAnimals, Orphans, Deer
PlaceNature, Forest, Paris, France
StyleCute, Soulful, Atmospheric, Touching

Paris 1930. Paul has only ever had one and the same horizon: the high walls of the orphanage, an austere building in the Parisian working class suburbs. Entrusted to a joyful country woman, Célestine, and her husband, Borel, the rather stiff gamekeeper of a vast estate in Sologne, the city child, recalcitrant and stubborn, arrives in a mysterious and disturbing world, that of a soverign and wild region. The huge forest, misty ponds, heaths, and fields all belong to the Count de la Fresnaye, an elderly taciturn man who lives alone in his manor.

Euthanizer (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersDogs, Animals, Fathers, Nurses
PlotFear, Self-sacrifice
StyleAction, Fascinating, Patriotic, Black humor, Gothic

Euthanizer tells the story of a mechanic who euthanises sick and old pets as a side job. Despite the grim work, he has a soft spot for the animals. Trouble stirs when the owner of a dog he was supposed to end realises that the canine is still alive. The only innocent party in the drama that ensues is the dog itself.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, family, music
CharactersAnimals, Family, Friends
PlaceJungle, Islands

Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

You & Me (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersTeens, Animals, Photographers, Friends, Managers
PlotLove, Passion, Obsession, Friendship, Seduction
PlaceRussia, Japan, Party, Asia, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Nakamura Aoi stars as a young aspiring manga artist who's able to deal with loneliness and separation from his family through the companionship of an American Shorthair cat named Gin-o-gou.

The Pack (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Teens, Animals, Farmers
PlotSurvival, Fight, Hunger
PlaceIslands, Forest
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy

Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.

Domestic (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryRomania, Germany
CharactersDogs, Animals, Rabbits, Birds, Cats
PlotDeath, Funeral
TimeNew Year

Wonderfully surreal, painfully real, this is the story of children, adults and animals who live together trying to have a better life, but sometimes death comes unexpectedly. The lives of three characters surrounded by a bunch of extraordinary, funny, absurd but quite realistic events. It is all about us, people who eat the animals that they love and the animals that love people unconditionally.

Junglee (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, adventure
CharactersAnimals, Fathers, Elephants
StyleFascinating, Touching

A vet returns home to his father's elephant reserve where he encounters and fights an international poacher's racket.

Running Wild (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, western
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Heroes, Widows
PlotSkirmishes, Inheritance, Debts, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Stella Davis is a widow who saves her ranch by working with convicts to rehabilitate a herd of wild horses that wandered on to her property. Stella must fight prejudice, greed, bureaucracy and vanity (including her own) to finally understand that there is no better remedy to misfortune than helping another living creature.