10 Best Animation movies like The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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The Secret Life of Pets 2016
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
List of the best animation movies like The Secret Life of Pets (2016): Bolt, Soul, Winnie the Pooh, Finding Dory, Penguins of Madagascar, The Lorax, Zootopia, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Steven Universe: The Movie, Tall Tales from the Magical Garden of Antoon Krings.

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Bolt (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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.

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.

Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
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.

Finding Dory (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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?

Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

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.

The Lorax (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:26

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Zootopia (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

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.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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.

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.

Tall Tales from the Magical Garden of Antoon Krings (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Luxembourg
Duration02:02

When Apollo, a kind-hearted travelling performer, lands in the village of the Funny Little Bugs, it’s not too long before he upsets the life of the kingdom. As Apollo falls into a trap set by Wendy, the jealous and treacherous cousin of the queen, he is framed for kidnapping Queen Marguerite, causing panic in the hive! In reality, Marguerite is held by the Vermin, Wendy’s accomplices, while she takes over the throne. With the help of his new friends, Apollo embarks on a perilous rescue mission. To free the Queen and save the hive, the Little Bugs will bravely face many dangers and be more imaginative than ever!

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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.

Ribbit (2014)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryMalaysia, USA, India

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

The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA, Germany, Japan, France

The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during which he interacts with various family members: Anais, Richard, and Nicole Watterson, and other various citizens.

Home on the Range (2004)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, western, cartoon, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:16

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.

Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

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.

Bunnicula (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA, Philippines, India, United Kingdom

A dark comedic adventure about the titular Bunnicula, a vampire rabbit, Mina, his owner, and her two pets, Chester the cat and Harold the dog. Instead of blood, Bunnicula feeds on carrots to sustain himself which gives him super abilities which come in handy on his and his friends escapades. The series is based on the book series of the same title by James Howe and Deborah Howe.

Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:31

Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and embark on a quest full of thrills and spills, highs and lows, laughter and adventure while traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.

The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:11

The misadventures of a young clumsy Fox and a feisty little red Hen. The Fox, both a little stupid and naïve, tries daily to devour the little Hen, without success. Tired of the repeated humiliation, the Fox is persuaded to steal the Hen’s eggs to raise and then eat. This plan seems perfect, until the moment the chicks hatch…

The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Belgium, Canada
Duration01:45

The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he has been winning the adoration of millions as the world¹s greatest sorcerer. It's up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our world, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her! Will Smurfette, who has always felt different from the other Smurfs, find a new connection with the Naughties Vexy and Hackus or will the Smurfs convince her that their love for her is True Blue?

The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA

When Brainy Smurf is favored to win the annual Smurfberry Hunt for the ninth year in a row, Gutsy Smurf sets out to discover how Brainy wins every year. Gutsy’s investigation takes him into spooky Smurfy Hollow–and right into Gargamel’s trap! Can Brainy and Gutsy, with the help of Smurfette, put aside their rivalry before Gargamel captures them–or worse, they come face-to-face with the legendary ghost, the Headless Horseman?

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.

Regular Show: The Movie (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:09

To save the universe, and their friendship, Mordecai and Rigby must defeat an evil volleyball coach.

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!

Jock of the Bushveld (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, western, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration01:29

Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, this animated family tale is about Jock's adventures with Fritz, his master. Jock escapes death, builds crazy friendships and displays his unrivalled loyalty to Fritz. The story is set in the late 1880s when Africa's mineral richness, teeming animal life and incomparable natural beauty drew and captivated explorers and adventurers from all over the world. A place where big game roamed in their thousands and the wildest tales were true! Jock Of The Bushveld is a great story and the only animal classic to come out of Africa.

The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany
Duration02:19

Rabbit Max, a juvenile shoplifter, gets trapped in an old-fashioned school. With rabbit girl Emmy, he acquires Easter Rabbits' secret skills, battles a sneaky fox family and learns about friendship.

Shrek Forever After (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30

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.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFinland, USA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:36

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to destroy the fowl and swine.

Free Birds (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history—and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.




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