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Think Like a Dog 2020
A 12-year-old tech prodigy whose science experiment goes awry and he forges a telepathic connection with his best friend, his dog. The duo join forces and use their unique perspectives on life to comically overcome complications of family and school.
List of the best movies like Think Like a Dog (2020): Good Boy!, Christopher Robin, Lassie, The One and Only Ivan, Super Buddies, Lady and the Tramp, Underdog, The Jungle Book, The Cat from Outer Space, Because of Winn-Dixie.

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Good Boy! (2003)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Lassie (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, France, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:40

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

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.

Super Buddies (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:21

When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine's battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. Captain Canine is commander of space ship Megasis and is from the planet Inspiron. He is the mortal enemy of the Commander Drex. In charge of protecting Princess Jorala and the Five Power Rings from Drex, Megasis places the rings in hiding on the planet Earth, and takes the form of a German Shepherd, intending to stay on earth in very deep cover. Adopted by aspiring young comic book artist Ian Shaeffer, and renamed Captain Canine, he spends 16 happy years on Earth, as Ian recounts the stories of his space adventures. But when the five Buddies discover the Power Rings and instantly develop superpowers, Captain Canine has to train them very quickly indeed - for Commander Drex is headed back to earth, and this time he's determined to succeed.

Lady and the Tramp (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free.

Underdog (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.

The Jungle Book (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

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.

The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and seeks the help of a scientist in order to reclaim and repair his ship and get back home.

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small Florida town and heals her own troubled relationship with her father.

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Animal Farm (1999)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

An animated film from 1999 based on the famous novel by George Orwell. Animals on a farm lead a revolution against the farmers to put their destiny in their own hands. However this revolution eats their own children and they cannot avoid corruption.

Son of Rambow (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration01:36

Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is looking for an escape from his family's stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of "Rambo: First Blood", Lee plans to make cinematic history by filming his own action-packed video epic. Together, these two newfound friends-turned-budding-filmmakers quickly discover that their imaginative ― and sometimes mishap-filled ― cinematic adventure has begun to take on a life of its own!

Martian Child (2007)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

Jack Frost (1998)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.

One Christmas Eve (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.

Thunderpants (2002)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany

An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.

Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school elite.

Smart House (1999)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Ben Cooper and his family struggling to get a grip on household chores, school and work. Ben is the family caretaker. So when Ben sees that a Smart House is being given away, he enters the competition as often as he can. The family wins the house (named Pat). After moving in Pat's personality begins to radically change, the family starts to resent her.

Robosapien: Rebooted (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

At Kinetech Labs, an inventor named Allan Topher designs a robot for search and rescue, but when he finds out that the robot will be used for military purposes, he programs the robot to flee. The robot escapes but is damaged in the process. It is discovered by 12-year-old Henry Keller, who fixes it and names it Cody. The robot does not remember its past, and Henry and Cody develop a friendship. Eventually, Kinetech and the inventor find Cody and bring the robot back to the laboratories. The inventor feels guilty for taking Cody away, so he returns the robot to Henry. The inventor meets Henry's mother, Joanna, in the process and falls in love. Kinetech wants the robot back, so it kidnaps the inventor and Joanna. Henry and Cody embark to save them and to bring down Kinetech.

First Dog (2010)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Frenemies (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

What happens when three sets of BFF's become enemies?

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53

Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected...

The Divide (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

The Lobster (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands
Duration01:36

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:14

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

*batteries not included (1987)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.

Explorers (1985)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey.

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:37

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Shorts (2009)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:29

A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.




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