10 Best Animation movies like The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

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The Great Mouse Detective 1986
When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
List of the best animation movies like The Great Mouse Detective (1986): Soul, Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster, Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost, Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, Winnie the Pooh, The Book of Life, James and the Giant Peach, Rio 2, Strange Magic.

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

Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

The Mega Mondo Pop Cartoon-a-Con in sunny California marks the spot for mystery in this all-new original Scooby-Doo adventure! Herculoids Frankenstein Jr. and Space Ghost are just a few of the celebrated comic book characters headlining at the unconventional convention plus there's a megabucks movie premiere starring Scooby-Doo and Shaggy's all-time favorite super heroes Blue Falcon and Dynomutt! So when the gruesome villain Mr. Hyde unleashes monster bats howling hounds and sinister slime upon the festivities it's time for Mystery Incorporated to follow the clues and set their monster traps. But it's the pizza-snacking super-powered tag team of Shaggy and Scooby-Doo who tap into their inner super hero to prevent the entire event from being smothered in ghoulish green goo! Like right on Dog Wonder!

An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature puts fear into the hearts of New York City's rodents, Fievel and his friends team up with a reporter to chase after the scoop of the century and -- just maybe -- get a close-up look at the bad guy himself!

Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA

The Scooby gang visits a culinary resort run by Fred's uncle, Bobby Flay. While enjoying the sights, a ghost attacks the guests and destroys the resort, leaving the gang to put a stop to its threat.

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:25

Scooby-Doo and the gang are on the case when a mysterious lake monster starts scaring the guests at a summer resort in Erie Point, where Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy have taken on seasonal jobs to pay for a barn they accidentally burned down. But in addition to sneaking suspicions, there's some romance in the air.

Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:03

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.

The Book of Life (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:19

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

Rio 2 (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA, Brazil, Canada
Duration01:41

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.

Strange Magic (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia, Thailand
Duration02:28

A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.

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The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. In the movie they write a family history for a duke which includes reenactments of three of their stories including "The Dancing Princess," "The Cobbler and the Elves" and "The Singing Bone."

Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:08

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.

The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.

Moana (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

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.

The Princess and the Goblin (1991)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, Japan, USA, Denmark
Duration01:22

The story is about the Princess Irene and a young warrior boy named Curty. Irene must use her magic power to fight off goblins and save the kingdom.

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Phineas and Ferb travel across the galaxy to rescue their older sister Candace, who has been abducted by aliens and taken to a utopia in a far-off planet, free of her pesky little brothers.

Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:17

The film follows Hiccup and his young fellows accompanying their mentor, Gobber, on a quest to kill the legendary Boneknapper Dragon. An extra that accompanies the film "How to Train Your Dragon".

Oliver & Company (1988)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:14

This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street savoir faire. But when Oliver meets wealthy Jenny on one of the gang's thieving missions, his life changes forever.

The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.

Steven Universe: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA, South Korea, Spain, Japan, Mexico

Two years after the events of "Change Your Mind", Steven (now 16 years old) and his friends are ready to enjoy the rest of their lives peacefully. However, all of that changes when a new sinister Gem arrives, armed with a giant drill that saps the life force of all living things on Earth. In their biggest challenge ever, the Crystal Gems must work together to save all organic life on Earth within 48 hours.

Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:20

Ever since the world was born, two forces have been locked in perpetual battle. Their struggle is so Manichean, so ferocious, so Herculean that it makes the clash between good and evil look like a game of checkers! This ancestral duel is so ancient and so merciless that it can only be, Oggy against the Cockroaches!

Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:14

Scooby-Doo and those "meddling kids" Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma are back in this all-new original movie! Velma discovers she's inherited her great-great-uncle Dr. Von Dinkenstein’s cursed castle in the terrifying town of Transylvania…Pennsylvania, that is. Just when the Gang persuades Velma to go claim her inheritance, the ghost of Dinkenstein Castle blows up the Mystery Machine as a warning! Now the Crew must spring back into action, but this time it's personal! Who's responsible for the Dinkenstein monster? What family secret has Velma been hiding? Will Fred recover from the loss of his beloved Mystery Machine? Can any helpless snack survive Scooby and Shaggy's monster-sized appetites? This Scooby-Doo adventure has enough spooky fun to make the whole family come alive!

Pinocchio (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, France, Belgium

Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his surprise when he discovers that the puppet moves, as if by magic, and is gifted with a life on its own.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Denmark, Australia
Duration01:47

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.

Birds of Paradise (2010)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryArgentina, USA

"It's an everyday universe that exists 7 feet over our heads. They are city birds that you can find in every tree or every corner." Juan: a sparrow that feels ordinary and underestimates his own race. Accidentally, he changes the way he looks, and the same reason that will make him feel unique is what is going to put his life in danger. Feifi: a beautiful canary that manages to escape from the cage of a network tycoon (Mr. Puertas), and starts trying a new life in freedom, as a common bird. Both of them will need to be something that they aren't and will face danger and adventures with their friends (Libia, the Pidgeon; Pipo, the Humming Bird; Clarita, the Bat; and some more). A clumsy cat, some psyco Southern Lapwings and Mr. Puertas will make everything even harder for them. Juan and Feifi will try to shape their destiny to feel truly free. Written by Anonymous

Coco (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, music
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:27

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Saving Santa (2013)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:23

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.

Anastasia (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

The Lion King (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:58

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.

Scoob! (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA

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.




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