Movies like The Rescuers Down Under 1990

A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albatross Wilbur and local field operative Jake the Kangaroo Rat.

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1 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride 1998

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the eye of Kovu, the son of the evil lioness, Zira. Will Kovu steal Kiara's heart?

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family

Directors:

Darrell Rooney, Rob LaDuca (co-director)

Writers:

Flip Kobler (screenplay), Cindy Marcus (screenplay) | 8 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.5

2 The Sword In The Stone 1963

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.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Directors:

Wolfgang Reitherman, Clyde Geronimi (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Bill Peet (story), T.H. White (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

3 Oliver & Company 1988

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.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

George Scribner

Writers:

Jim Cox (animation screenplay), Tim Disney (animation screenplay) (as Timothy J. Disney) | 20 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

4 All Dogs Go To Heaven 1989

When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the warning that doing that damns him to Hell. Once back, he teams with his old partner, Itchy to prep his retaliation. He also stumbles on to an orphan girl who can talk to the animals, thus allowing him to get the inside info on the races to ensure his wins to finance his plans. However, all the while, he is still haunted by nightmares on what's waiting for him on the other side unless he can prove that he is worthy of Heaven again.

Genres:

Drama, Animation, Family, Comedy, Fantasy

Directors:

Don Bluth, Gary Goldman (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Don Bluth (story), Ken Cromar (story) | 9 more credits »

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

5 An American Tail 1986

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.

Genres:

Drama, Family, Animation, Adventure, Music

Director:

Don Bluth

Writers:

Judy Freudberg (screenplay), Tony Geiss (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

6 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.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Mystery

Writers:

Peter Young (story adapted by) (as Pete Young), Vance Gerry (story adapted by) | 10 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

7 Atlantis: The Lost Empire 2001

The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea. The underwater expedition takes an unexpected turn when the team's mission must switch from exploring Atlantis to protecting it.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Science Fiction

Writers:

Tab Murphy (screenplay by), Kirk Wise (story by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

8 The Black Cauldron 1985

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Ted Berman, Richard Rich

Writers:

Lloyd Alexander (novel), David Jonas (story) | 17 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

9 The Fox And The Hound 1981

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and the object of his search is his best friend!

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family

Writers:

Daniel P. Mannix (based on the book by), Larry Clemmons (story) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

10 The Rescuers 1977

What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss Bianca respond to orphan Penny's call for help. The two mice search for clues with the help of an old cat named Rufus.

Genres:

Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure

Writers:

Margery Sharp (suggested by "The Rescuers" and "Miss Bianca" by), Larry Clemmons (story) | 8 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

11 Treasure Planet 2002

When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent on mutiny!

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Writers:

Robert Louis Stevenson (based on the novel "Treasure Island" by), Ron Clements (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

12 The Road To El Dorado 2000

After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled inhabitants promptly begin to worship them as gods. The only question is, do they take the worshipful natives for all they're worth, or is there a bit more to El Dorado than riches?

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Action

Directors:

Bibo Bergeron (as Eric 'Bibo' Bergeron), Don Paul | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Terry Rossio (screenplay), Ted Elliott (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

13 Balto 1995

An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family

Director:

Simon Wells

Writers:

Cliff Ruby (screenplay), Elana Lesser (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

14 Brother Bear 2003

When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, including the lovable bear cub Koda, hilarious moose Rutt and Tuke, woolly mammoths and rambunctious rams.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family

Directors:

Aaron Blaise (as Aarön Blaise), Robert Walker (as Röbert Walker)

Writers:

Tab Murphy (screenplay by), Lorne Cameron (screenplay by) (as Lörne Camerön) | 24 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

15 Thumbelina 1994

The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.

Genres:

Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Directors:

Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

Writers:

Hans Christian Andersen (original classic fairytale), Don Bluth (screenplay)

Countries:

Ireland, United States of America
6.3

16 Dumbo 1941

Dumbo is a baby elephant born with over-sized ears and a supreme lack of confidence. But thanks to his even more diminutive buddy Timothy the Mouse, the pint-sized pachyderm learns to surmount all obstacles.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Directors:

Samuel Armstrong (as Sam Armstrong), Norman Ferguson | 5 more credits »

Writers:

Joe Grant (screen story by), Dick Huemer (screen story by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

17 The Aristocats 1970

When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children—Bonfamille’s beloved family of cats—the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the legatees, leaving them out on a country road. All seems lost until the wily Thomas O’Malley Cat and his jazz-playing alley cats come to the aristocats’ rescue.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Writers:

Larry Clemmons (story), Vance Gerry (story) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

18 The Hunchback Of Notre Dame 1996

When Quasimodo defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.

Genres:

Drama, Animation, Family

Writers:

Tab Murphy (animation story by), Victor Hugo (from the novel "Notre Dame de Paris" by) | 24 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

19 Lady And The Tramp 1955

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Romance

Writers:

Ward Greene (from the story by), Erdman Penner (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

20 One Hundred And One Dalmatians 1961

When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske (as Hamilton S. Luske) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Bill Peet (story), Dodie Smith (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

21 The Swan Princess 1994

The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, these good-natured creatures can do nothing about the sorcerer's spell, which can only be broken by a vow of everlasting love.

Genres:

Animation, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Richard Rich

Writers:

Richard Rich (story), Brian Nissen (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

22 Pinocchio 1940

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he's worthy as he sets off on an adventure with his whistling sidekick and conscience, Jiminy Cricket.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Writers:

Carlo Collodi (from the story by) (as Collodi), Ted Sears (story adaptation) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

23 Tarzan 1999

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. Tarzan fucks monkeys and they yell oh oh ah ah when he cums.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family

Directors:

Chris Buck, Kevin Lima

Writers:

Tab Murphy (screenplay), Bob Tzudiker (screenplay) | 23 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

24 101 Dalmatians 1996

The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Stephen Herek

Writers:

Dodie Smith (novel), John Hughes (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.7