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20 Best Animation movies like Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

List of the best animation movies like Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012): The Lion King, Soul, Missing Link, Horton Hears a Who!, Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back, The Secret Life of Pets 2, Moana, Toy Story 4, The Little Prince, Wonder Park.

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Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:58
CharactersAnimals, Kings, Family, Lions, Zebras
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Adventure, Friendship, Chase
PlaceJungle, Nature, Africa
StyleFor children, Unexpected ending, Action, Epic, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, adventure, family, family, cartoon, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotAdventure, Life after death, Music, Art, Meaning of life
StyleFor children, Popular, Exciting, Soulful, Philosophical

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily, Scientists, Friends, Investigators, Yeti
PlotAdventure, Travel, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceNature, Ocean, England
Time19th century
StyleFor children, Light, Makes me think

The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none of his small-minded, high-society peers seems to recognize this. Hoping to finally gain acceptance from these fellow adventurers, Sir Lionel travels to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature known as the missing link.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersAnimals, Teachers, Monkeys, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Swimming, Snow, Flowers
PlaceJungle
StyleFor children, Light

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home

Markimdb: 2.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersMonkeys, Heroes, Family, Friends, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Alien invasion, Space wars, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleFor children, Exciting

Comet longs to be taken seriously as a full-fledged space chimp. He journeys to the fantastical Planet Malgor and bonds with the adorable alien Kilowatt, living out his ultimate fantasy. However, it's time for Comet to prove himself when the feared alien ruler Zartog takes over Mission Control! Comet must show he has the right stuff, and join fellow chimps Ham, Luna and Titan, to save the day.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA, France
Duration02:53
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceTrains, New York
StyleFor children, Light, For background, For winter evenings

Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersDemons, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Dreams, Mythology
PlaceIslands, Sea, Ocean
StyleFor children, Exciting, Womens in main roles, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Horses, Aliens, Childrens, Cowboys
PlotTravel, Friendship, Dolls, Toys
StyleFor children, Exciting, Soulful, Oscars, Touching

Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Canada, Italy, USA, China
Duration02:38
CharactersDogs, Childrens, Friends, Old man, Pilots
PlotAdventure, Travel, Growing up
PlaceAircraft, School, Deserts
StyleFor children, Cute, By books, Philosophical, Touching

Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell her about the story of the Little Prince that he once met.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Animals, Childrens, Bears
PlotFriendship, Cancer
PlaceSummer camp, Rides
StyleFor children, Light, Cute, Fascinating, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:33
CharactersDinosaurs, Rabbits, Family, Friends, Neighbors
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Family life
TimePrehistoric times
StyleFor children, Light

Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:33
CharactersAnimals, Family, Friends, Chickens
PlotAdventure, Friendship
StyleFor children, Exciting, Soulful, By books, Makes me think

Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the chicken farm. Her fate changes when she escapes from the chicken farm and hatches a duck egg. With the duckling (who believes Leafie to be his mother), sets off on a journey into the wild with her new son to find her freedom.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Family, Talking dogs, Detectives, Scooby Doo
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleFor children

In Scooby-Doo’s greatest adventure yet, see the never-before told story of how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined forces with young detectives Fred, Velma, and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, toughest mystery ever: an evil plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this global “dogpocalypse,” the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone ever imagined.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersHeroes, Family, Friends, Losers, Insects
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Uprising
PlaceNew York
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light

In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersTroll, Family
PlotAdventure, Dancing, Travel, Friendship
StyleFor children

Queen Poppy and Branch make a surprising discovery — there are other Troll worlds beyond their own, and their distinct differences create big clashes between these various tribes. When a mysterious threat puts all of the Trolls across the land in danger, Poppy, Branch, and their band of friends must embark on an epic quest to create harmony among the feuding Trolls to unite them against certain doom.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Gangsters, Strong women, Rabbits, Police
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleFor children, Popular, Smart, For a cozy evening

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Canada, China
Duration01:02
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Rabbits, Wizards, Cats
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Self-sacrifice
PlaceVillage, Forest
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Denmark, Australia
Duration01:47
CharactersSuperhero, Dinosaurs, Aliens, Pirates, Family
PlotWar, Time travel, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds
TimePost apocalypse
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, Touching

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersAnimals, Cooks, Friends, Mice, Partners
PlotFriendship, Success, Dreams
PlaceVillage, Paris, France, Kitchen
StyleFor 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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, Belgium
Duration01:31
CharactersDogs, Animals, Spy, Friends, Cats
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Travel, Cars, Investigation
PlaceVillage
StyleFor children, Light, Cute, Touching

Four crazy antiheroes on the run. Their leader is the unworldly innocent, naive Marnie, a house cat who is not allowed to leave the house and only knows about real life from television

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryChina, Canada, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Robots, Childrens, Friends, Street children
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Friendship
StyleFor children, Exciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl's life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSharks, Animals, Gangsters, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Love triangle, Hip Hop
PlaceOcean, Underwater world
StyleFor children, Exciting

Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:09
CharactersSuperhero, Troll, Friends
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Fate, Double life
PlaceParallel worlds, Small cities
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, For children

After uncovering a mysterious amulet, an average teen assumes an unlikely destiny and sets out to save two worlds. Created by Guillermo del Toro.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:26
CharactersAnimals, Dragons, Heroes, Friends, Hunters
PlotLove, Adventure, Abduction, Revenge, Fight
PlaceVillage, Ocean
StyleFor children, Exciting, Cute, Fascinating, Touching

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance
Duration01:52
CharactersPenguin, Animals, Monkeys, Tigers, Fish
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Volcanoes
PlaceJungle, Beach
StyleFor children, Exciting, Fascinating

Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside! Raised by a tigress, he's the clumsiest kung-fu master ever. Along with his friends, The Jungle Bunch, he intends to maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother did before he. But Igor, an evil koala, wants to destroy the jungle once and for all—helped by his army of silly baboons.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Thailand, India
Duration02:08
CharactersAnimals, Family, Losers, Birds, Turtles
PlotAdventure, Travel
StyleFor children, Light

After he’s grounded by an injury, a high-flying bachelor is saddled with two wide-eyed orphans as they come face-to-face with the dangers and beauty of the outside world.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Friends, Mermaids
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Water, Competitions
PlaceSea, Ocean, Italy, Small cities
StyleFor children, Light, Fascinating, Touching

Luca and his best friend Alberto experience an unforgettable summer on the Italian Riviera. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
CountryBelgium, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Animals, Friends, Puppies
PlotAdventure, Travel, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleFor children, Light, Cute, Fascinating

Since his arrival at Buckingham palace, Rex lives a life of luxury. Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart. His arrogance can be quite irritating. When he causes a diplomatic incident during an official dinner with the President of the United States, he falls into disgrace. Betrayed by one of his peers, Rex becomes a stray dog in the streets of London. How can he redeem himself? In love, he will find the resources to surpass himself in the face of great danger…

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersChildrens, Family
PlotAdventure, Road adventures, Friendship
StyleFor children, Touching

When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their Old-Fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration01:36
CharactersAnimals, Cats, Parents
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship
StyleFor children, Light, Soulful, For relax, For winter evenings

A cat named Blanket has long been living in a high-rise apartment in the city with his son, Cloak. One day, curious about the outside world, Cloak decides to leave home and embarks on an adventure to find the legendary cat's paradise. To find his son, Blanket must overcome his fear and reconcile with his past, with the help of a female Macaw.





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