10 best movies like Buddy (1997)

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Movies similar to Buddy (1997): Paddington, Rio 2, The Croods, Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry, Rugrats Go Wild, Mighty Joe Young, The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo, Little Indian, Big City, Beethoven, The Lion King.

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Paddington (2014)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:35
CharactersBears, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Adoption
PlaceEngland, Jungle, London
StyleFor a cozy evening, Cute, Touching, Exciting

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.

Rio 2 (2014)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersFamily, Birds
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Music
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.

The Croods (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily, Friends, Animals, Parents
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceCaves
StyleExciting, Disney

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures -- and their outlook is changed forever.

Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersCats, Partners, Family, Dogs, Friends, Sharks
PlotRacing, Competitions, Rivalry, Adventure
PlaceJungle, Aircraft, Estate

After being evicted from their old house by Tom's owner for causing major damage, cat and mouse Tom and Jerry enter a race entitled the "Fabulous Super Race" to win a mansion.

Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersFamily, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceIslands, Jungle
StyleDisney

The Rugrats family vacation takes an exotic detour when their boat capsizes and they become shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island. With the jungle as their new backyard, the babies race wildly from one dangerous adventure to the next...soon to discover that someone else is on the island. It's The Wild Thornberrys...on an island adventure of their own! When these two famailies get together, the excitement really starts!

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.

The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersFriends, Monkeys, Bears, Family, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Fight, Rivalry, Survival, Chase
PlaceJungle, Trains

In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, little Mowgli leads the adults into his biggest and wildest adventure yet! A fun-filled movie every member of the family will enjoy.

Little Indian, Big City (1994)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryFrance
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Amazons
PlotAdventure, Divorce
PlaceJungle, France
StyleBy comics

Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young jungle boy yearns to see Paris so Stephen reluctantly agrees to take him back home with him for a few days. How will Mimi-Siku react to life in the great metropolis?

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.

The Lion King (2019)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersAnimals, Lions, Family, Kings
PlotSurvival, Fate, Adventure, Rivalry, Dancing
PlaceJungle
StyleDisney, For children, Action, Touching, Unexpected ending

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.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure, Dreams, Travel
PlaceSchool

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.

Happy Family (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersWitch, Vampire, Family, Mothers, Werewolf
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Curses, Holidays, Happiness
PlaceAircraft, Deserts, Hotels
StyleLight

The Wishbone family is far from happy. With a struggling bookshop, an overworked husband, and two misunderstood teenagers, Emma is at her wit's end trying to be the perfect mom. After dragging her family to a costume party on Halloween night, they are cursed by an evil witch and transformed into a Vampire, a Mummy, a Werewolf, and Frankenstein's monster. Now Emma will fight to keep her Monster Family together and uncover the secret of their curse... eventually leading them to the Prince of Darkness himself, Dracula!

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.

Ooops! Noah is Gone... (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryGermany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersMonkeys, Elephants, Dogs, Family, Lions, Wolves, Whale
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, Survival, Adventure
PlaceShips

It's the end of the world. A flood is coming. Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a couple of clumsy Nestrians, an Ark has been built to save all animals. But as it turns out, Nestrians aren't allowed. Sneaking on board with the involuntary help of Hazel and her daughter Leah, two Grymps, they think they're safe. Until the curious kids fall off the Ark. Now Finny and Leah struggle to survive the flood and hungry predators and attempt to reach the top of a mountain, while Dave and Hazel must put aside their differences, turn the Ark around and save their kids. It's definitely not going to be smooth sailing.

The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersFriends, Dinosaurs, Family, Teens, Partners
PlotFear, Adventure, Loneliness
PlaceWild West
StyleExciting, Touching

An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

Pete's Dragon (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends, Dragons, Orphans, Family, Wolves, Bears, Rabbits
PlotInvestigation, Adventure
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNight
StyleTouching, To cry, Cute

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales... until she meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. And from Pete's descriptions, Elliott seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham's stories. With the help of Natalie, an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon.

Ribbit (2014)
Markimdb: 4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryMalaysia, USA, India
CharactersFriends, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle
StyleTo cry

A frog who hates the water and jumping wishes that he could be like the other animals in the Amazon rainforest.

Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:37
CharactersChildrens, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Holidays
PlaceHotels, France, Beach
TimeVacation, Summer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Light, Fancy

It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.

Tarzan (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany
Duration01:28
CharactersHeroes, Family, Dinosaurs
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Power
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting, Fascinating

One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan's parents, after they died in a plane crash in the African jungle.

A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Markimdb: 2.3
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersCats, Family, Friends

A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.




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