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List of the best animation movies like Quest for Zhu (2011): Soul, Home on the Range, Home, Up, The Boxtrolls, Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur, Wonder Woman: Bloodlines, Shrek Forever After, Rise of the Guardians, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

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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: 5.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, western, cartoon, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersDogs, Horses, Cowboys, Heroes, Family
PlotDancing, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Friendship
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk their hides and match wits with a mysterious band of bad guys.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Animals, Aliens, Lifeguards, Family
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleExciting, Light

When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh. The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Family, Friends, Talking dogs
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness, Dreams
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting, Touching

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFamily, Troll, Friends, Losers, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceCaves
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Fancy

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Dinosaurs, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Hypnosis, Mystery
StyleExciting, Fancy, Disturbing

A relaxing spa getaway evolves into a prehistoric panic when Scooby-Doo and the gang uncover the horrible Phantosaur, an ancient legend come to life to protect hidden treasures buried in secret desert caves. But this scare-a-saurus doesn’t stand a chance with Shaggy around, after he finds his inner hero with the help of new-age hypnosis. Like, it makes him more brave and less hungry!

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Snake, Heroes, Archers
PlotLove, Disasters, Time travel, Adventure, Magic
PlaceAircraft, Islands
StyleExciting, Action, By comics, Touching

When Amazon princess Diana of Themyscira chooses to save fighter pilot Steve Trevor, it’s a choice that will change her world and ours. Fulfilling the role of both ambassador as well as protector, Diana earns the name Wonder Woman from the gracious people of Earth. But her heart is as strong as her will as she is determined to help a troubled and embittered young girl whom has fallen in with a deadly organization known only as Villainy, Inc! Get ready for an exciting adventure packed with brutal battles, myth and wonder!

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Family, Friends, Cats
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Friendship
StyleExciting

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersHeroes, Family, Fairies, Santa Claus, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Saving the World, Dreams, Holidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Touching

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersPenguin, Dogs, Animals, Family, Lions
PlotDancing, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceAfrica, Circus, Zoos
StyleFor children

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersPenguin, Animals, Spy, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Saving the World
StyleLight

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, western, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:47
CharactersCowboys, Heroes, Friends, Criminals, Losers
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Friendship, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Deserts
StyleFancy

When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersFirefighters, Heroes, Family, Friends, Orphans
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Aviation, Death
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleLight

When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, a bunch of all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.

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: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:23
CharactersHeroes, Family, Elves, Santa Claus, Inventors
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fancy

A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersDogs, Heroes, Family, The Musketeers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Intrigue, Rivalry
StyleExciting

In Disney's take on the Alexander Dumas tale, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy want nothing more than to perform brave deeds on behalf of their queen (Minnie Mouse), but they're stymied by the head Musketeer, Pete. Pete secretly wants to get rid of the queen, so he appoints Mickey and his bumbling friends as guardians to Minnie, thinking such a maneuver will ensure his scheme's success. The score features songs based on familiar classical melodies.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA, Italy
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceOcean
StyleLight

Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of a spectacular aquarium show for tourists in Dubai. The kingpin of the place, Big D the seahorse, enlists them in his plans for a great escape. But with their new friends Jimbo the bug-eyed blob fish and Lulu the snippy lobster, Annabel the sweet Octopus, and a whole family of penguins, Sammy and Ray hatch breakout plans of their own. That is when little Ricky and Ella arrive, determined to break in to rescue them. After a series of thrilling adventures and narrow escapes, our heroes head south to meet up with Shelly, Sammy's first and only love.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Giants, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship
StyleExciting, Fancy

Sym-Bionic Titan is an American animated action science fiction television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky, Paul Rudish, and Bryan Andrews for Cartoon Network. The series focuses on a trio made up of the alien princess Ilana, the rebellious soldier Lance, and the robot Octus; the three are able to combine to create the titular Sym-Bionic Titan. A preview of the series was first shown at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International, and further details were revealed at Cartoon Network's 2010 Upfront. The series premiered on September 17, 2010, and ended on April 9, 2011. The series is rated TV-PG-V.Cartoon Network initially ordered 20 episodes; Tartakovsky had hoped to expand on that, but the series was not renewed for another season, as the show "did not have any toys connected to it." Although Sym-Bionic Titan has never been released on DVD, All 20 episodes are available on iTunes.On October 7, 2012, reruns of Sym-Bionic Titan began airing on Adult Swim's Toonami block.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, family, western, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Cowboys, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Dan, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it’s discovered that the ghost is also the long lost relative of Shaggy Rogers!

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: 7.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSharks, Animals, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Pursuit, Lost memory
PlaceSea, Ocean, USA
StyleLight, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:03
CharactersRabbits, Bears, Tigers, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceForest, England
StyleTo cry, Cute, By books

During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Pooh convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named "Backson" and they set out to save him.

Markimdb: 2.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Peru, USA
Duration01:25
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, By books

There is a plot under way to change the course of history. Four kids are chosen to be the Freedom Force—a gang of unlikely heroes who travel through time to change the outcome of sacred stories.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genremusical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration01:20
CharactersHeroes, Family, Friends, Fish
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceOcean
StyleExciting, Light

Trained in the skills of sea power, Pi the fish can fight a shark, sink a squid or batter any random predator that ever threatens his friends and neighbors on the reef. Unfortunately, being the only hero in town can take its toll, especially when a group of sharks declares that the end of the reef is soon at hand.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea, USA
Duration01:25
CharactersAnimals, Crocodiles, Monkeys, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure
PlaceDeserts, Australia
StyleExciting

Being teased for his color, Johnny the white koala joins a traveling carnival with Hamish, a Tasmanian devil, and Higgens, a photographer monkey as talent agents. On the way through the Australian outback desert, the trailer they are in comes loose and crashes. Johnny must live up to the hero status Hamish presents him as while the outback locals try to rescue a kidnapped koala from Bog, a giant crocodile and his dingo lackeys.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily, Scientists, Orphans
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Time machine, Life
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Cats, Singers
PlotLove, Adventure, Snow, True love
PlaceTrains
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gothic

In Scotland 1874, Jack is born on the coldest day ever. Because of the extreme cold, his heart stops beating. The responsible midwife in Edinburgh finds a way to save him by replacing his heart with a clock. So he lives and remains under the midwife's protective care. But he must not get angry or excited because that endangers his life by causing his clock to stop working. Worse than that, when he grows up, he has to face the fact he cannot fall in love because that too could stop his delicate heart.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family, Friends, Cats
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship
StyleExciting, Light, Cute, Touching

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, music
CountryUSA, Australia, New Zealand
Duration01:40
CharactersPenguin, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Music, Friendship
PlaceAntarctica
StyleExciting, Touching

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration02:34
CharactersSnake, Friends
PlotLove, Survival, Dancing, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting, Cute, Soulful

A young cobra and his scorpion best friend go on a journey across the Sahara desert to save a new-found love.





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