Best Animal Comedies

Movies about animals are a special category of the genre, loved by many comedy fans. Often, the scriptwriters of such films demonstrate an incredible wealth of imagination, and fluffy four-legged characters show the viewer an outstanding acting talent.

We suggest you familiarize yourself with the list of the most funny and interesting comedies on this subject.

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We Bought a Zoo (2011)

Benjamin Mee has recently experienced a personal tragedy: his wife has died and he is now taking care of two children on his own. The life of a successful journalist is changing dramatically and the world seems to be collapsing: he cannot cope with raising children, his son is expelled from school, and his daughter lacks attention.

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Mi plans to completely change the situation and thinks about purchasing a new house, but instead, succumbing to an unknown impulse, he buys an abandoned zoo, which is threatened with final death. A spontaneous thought turns into amazing and funny events for the whole family.

Original title:
We Bought a Zoo

Cast:
Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.1

Age limit:
12+


My Zoo Boy (2011)

One of the most interesting talking animal comedies in this list of films is about a zookeeper, Griffin, who suddenly notices that the animals have begun to communicate with a human voice. An incredible phenomenon leads to a number of unexpected and funny curiosities.

Pets adore the main character, and, seeing that he is going through a quarrel with his beloved, they help him to improve relations. However, the problem is that the girl does not like Griffin’s occupation at all.

Original title:
Zookeeper

Cast:
Kevin James, Rosario Dawson, Leslie Bibb

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.2

Age limit:
12+


Patrick (2018)

Sarah is a young woman in her early 30s. She is dissatisfied with her career as a teacher and frustrated by her complete lack of a personal life. To top it off, her grandmother leaves her a restless pug, Patrick, who does not want to follow any commands or just behave decently.

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Sarah is convinced that now she is provided with even more problems, but unexpectedly, in addition to regular incidents, the dog brings a lot of pleasant changes to her everyday life.

Original title:
Patrick

Cast:
Beatty Edmondson, Ed Skrein, Tom Bennett

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 5.8

Age limit:
12+


My boys are animals (2016)

In the list of the funniest animal comedies, it is worth mentioning the stunning story that happened to the shy American Emma, ​​who suffers from love failures.

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The only outlet for the heroine has long been her pets, and sometimes it seems to her that if her dog and cat could turn into people, then they would certainly become the most beautiful of men. Emma’s crazy wish comes true, and now two incredibly caring and attractive guys appeared next to her at once – Diego and Sam.

Original title:
Unleashed

Cast:
Kate Micucci, Justin Chatwin, Steve Howey, Sean Astin

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.4

Age limit:
16+


A street cat named Bob (2016)

The comedy film is based on a true story . The plot focuses on a street musician who for many years could not arrange his life and get rid of harmful addictions. The long-awaited change in the fate of the hero occurs during the period when he accidentally stumbles upon a young red cat.

At first, James expects to find the owners of the animal, but these attempts lead to nothing, and the guy has to take care of the wayward cat. Soon the musician realizes that the newfound pet is his best gift of fate.

Original title:
A Street Cat Named Bob

Cast:
Luke Treadaway, Bob the cat, Ruta Gedmintas

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.5, IMDb – 7.4

Age limit:
12+


Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011)

In the list of the best comedies with animals, quite expectedly, there was also a film with Jim Carrey. One day, the character inherits from his father, who lived at the North Pole for a long time, a subantarctic penguin. Tom Popper is a successful broker, and such a pet does not suit him at all, so he tries to send him back.

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To the horror of the American, the penguin soon returns in the company of his several relatives. At the same time, Tom is trying to make an important deal and persuade an elderly owner of a small restaurant to sell her family establishment for demolition.

original title :
Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Starring :
Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.0

Age limit:
6+


Evan Almighty (2007)

News anchor Evan Baxter is looking to rebuild his career. He was elected to Congress, and now he plans to become part of the political elite. Pondering brilliant plans, the main character acquires an SUV and a mansion in an elite village. Suddenly, he receives an unexpected gift from heaven – a set of tools and boards.

Soon God appears before him and informs him that a flood is coming and Baxter has an important mission: to build an ark. Despite all attempts to refuse such a fate, Evan still gets down to business, trying not to pay attention to the ridicule of others.

Original title:
Evan Almighty

Cast:
Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.4

Age limit:
12+


Animal (2001)

If you are looking for funny movies about animals, then this comedy is what you need! According to the plot, Marvin dreams of being the best policeman in the city, but circumstances are against him. One day he becomes a participant in a car accident, and a certain scientist miraculously manages to save his life by transplanting the organs of several animals.

This operation gives Marvin incredible new skills that make him almost a superhero . However, there is a downside to the coin: the animal reflexes of the character do not allow him to build a relationship with the girl of his dreams.

Original title:
The Animal

Cast:
Rob Schneider, Collin Haskell, John C. McGinley

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 4.8

Age limit:
12+


Keanu (2016)

Two friends found a cute kitten near their house, and, deciding to keep the animal for themselves, they named him Keanu. The pet quickly settled in their home, but as soon as the new owners became attached to him with all their hearts, he suddenly disappeared.

Having gone in search of a furry friend, the heroes find out that now he is trying to settle down in the house of a local gangster, who inspires fear in the whole district. The guys are not ready to give up Keanu so easily, so they decide to confront the mafia.

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Original title:
Keanu

Cast:
Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Tiffany Haddish

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.6, IMDb – 6.3

Age limit:
16+


The jungle is calling! Looking for Marsupilami (2012)

The main character of the next film in the list of the funniest comedies about animals is Dan Geraldo, who is trying to save the career of a successful presenter. Realizing that he needs sensational material, he goes to the distant land of Palombia. Together with the active adventurer Pablito, he intends to find the most mysterious creature on Earth – Marsupilami.

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According to legend, this marsupial is related to the secret of eternal youth, so it has long been hunted. Having gone on the trail of the animal, Dan realizes that mad scientists will deprive him of a normal existence, and tries to save Marsupilami from impending danger.

Original title:
Sur la piste du Marsupilami

Cast:
Jamel Debbouse, Alain Chabat, Fred Dough

Country:
France, Belgium

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 5.5

Age limit:
12+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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