10 best movies like A Dog's Purpose (2017)

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A Dog's Purpose 2017
A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.
List of the best movies like A Dog's Purpose (2017): Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, Dolittle, Dumbo, Mary Poppins Returns, Upon the Magic Roads, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Baby's Day Out, Pan, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Benji.

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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Australia, United Kingdom

Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.

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.

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.

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

Upon the Magic Roads (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryRussia

Romantic John the Fool and his friend Foal set out on a series of unpredictable adventures in different magical worlds. The two buddies will have to outsmart an evil tyrant king, catch the firebird, and find John’s true love.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Baby's Day Out (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnapers who pretend to be photographers from the newspaper. Successfully kidnaping Baby Bink, they have a harder time keeping hold of the rascal, who not only keeps one step ahead of them, but seems to be more than a little bit smarter than the three bumbling criminals.

Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Benji (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:25

In a world where people collect pocket-size monsters (Pokémon) to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent monster who seeks to be a detective.

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

Tom & Jerry (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Germany

Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse get kicked out of their home and relocate to a fancy New York hotel, where a scrappy employee named Kayla will lose her job if she can’t evict Jerry before a high-class wedding at the hotel. Her solution? Hiring Tom to get rid of the pesky mouse.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice. In Disney’s magical take on the classic The Nutcracker, Clara wants a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box holding a priceless gift. A golden thread presented at her godfather’s holiday party leads her to the coveted key—which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. There Clara encounters a soldier, a gang of mice and the regents of three magical Realms. But she must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger, to retrieve her key and return harmony to the unstable world.

Flora & Ulysses (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

When Flora rescues a squirrel she names Ulysses, she is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers, which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora's life--and her outlook--forever.

The Adventures of Jurassic Pet (2019)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreadventure, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:21

An adventurous teenager summons the courage to help a friendly dinosaur to escape from the clutches of a mad scientist that wants to use him for experimentations.

Switching Goals (1999)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Twin sisters Emma and Sam come up with a scheme to switch places so each can play in the soccer team they prefer.

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.

Maya the Bee: The Honey Games (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecartoon, short
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration01:39

When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the Honey Games for a chance to save her hive.

Racetime (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genremusical, adventure, cartoon
CountryCanada
Duration01:29

A spectacular sled race through the village. Frankie-Four-Eyes and his team, including Sophie as the driver, take on the newcomers: the mysterious and conceited Zac and his athletic cousin Charlie.

Niko 2 - Little Brother, Big Trouble (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecartoon
CountryFinland, Denmark, Germany, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:19

Set right before Christmas, Niko the reindeer must deal with his mom getting re-married and his being tasked with looking after his little stepbrother.

Secret Magic Control Agency (2021)
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Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia, USA

The Secret Magic Control Agency sends its two best agents, Hansel and Gretel, to fight against the witch of the Gingerbread House.

PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA, Canada, Spain, Mexico

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos.

There Once Was a Dog (1982)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon, short
CountrySoviet Union

The day comes when an old watchdog becomes useless but the masters being kind don't decide to drive him away. However they turn exasperated when the Dog stays indifferent during a home theft. The Dog leaves for the forest, where he meets the Wolf, his old enemy.

Soul (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, adventure, family, family, cartoon, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

Extinct (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, China

When two flummels are transported into the present day, they learn that their species has become extinct, and they must travel back in time to try to save their race.

Sing 2 (2021)
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Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, 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.

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.




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