Animal Kingdom - Cats

Feline features. Cats as stars (or in supporting roles). Domestic or wild, with human or other species costars. Live action & animated. Not all family films. Most, but not all suitable for children. All-Time. Alphabetically.

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1.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
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The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek. (90 mins.)
Director: Masanori Hata
“ Beautifully shot film hounded by accusations of cruelty, creating mixed reactions. ” - peterdi315
 
2.
African Cats (2011 Documentary)
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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild. (89 mins.)
 
3.
Alien (1979)
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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ "Jonesy," Ripley's cat is an important character, but don't expect a cat movie. At the time, one of the scariest flicks ever made. ” - peterdi315
 
4.
The Alley Cat (1941 Short Film)
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An alley cat spies a high-class female cat on her balcony and falls for her. Her butler sends the family bulldog to deal with the alley cat, but the cat's too clever. (9 mins.)
Stars: Harry Lang
 
5.
The AristoCats (1970)
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With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country. (78 mins.)
 
7.
Born Free (1966)
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Married couple George Adamson and Joy Adamson have longed lived in northern Kenya for George's work as the senior game warden of the region... (95 mins.)
Director: James Hill
“ Sequel."Living Free" (1972). See alphabetical lisiting. ” - peterdi315
 
8.
Born Free: A New Adventure (1996 TV Movie)
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Another thrilling adventure for Elsa the lioness as she works her magic on two teenagers struggling with changes in their life (92 mins.)
 
9.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
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A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building. (115 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
10.
Burning Bright (2010)
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A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane. (86 mins.)
Director: Carlos Brooks
 
11.
The Cat (1966)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Ellis Kadison
 
12.
The Cat (2011)
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So-yeun gets stuck with a Persian cat when its owner dies. From then on, she is haunted by a girl with green cat-like eyes. (106 mins.)
 
13.
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
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A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that has special powers... (104 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
 
14.
A Cat in Paris (2010)
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In Paris, a cat who lives a secret life as a cat burglar's aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster's clutches. (70 mins.)
 
15.
The Cat in the Hat (1971 Short Film)
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Two children left home alone for a short while one afternoon are visited by a very interesting yet troublesome cat wearing a tall striped hat... (30 mins.)
Director: Hawley Pratt
 
16.
Cat Ladies (2009 Documentary)
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When cats mean meow to you more than people. Cat Ladies takes viewers inside the real world of four "crazy cat ladies" (60 mins.)
 
17.
Cat People (1942)
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An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together. (73 mins.)
 
18.
Cat People (1982)
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A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard. (118 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
19.
The Cat Returns (2002)
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After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life. (75 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
 
20.
Cats: Caressing the Tiger (1991 Documentary)
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House cats have much in common with their larger wild relatives. (54 mins.)
 
21.
Cats & Dogs (2001)
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A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their human owners are blissfully unaware of. (87 mins.)
 
22.
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
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The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest. (82 mins.)
Director: Brad Peyton
 
23.
Cheetah (1989)
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An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah... (83 mins.)
Director: Jeff Blyth
 
24.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
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Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion. (143 mins.)
Director: Andrew Adamson
 
25.
Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965)
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When a native village is apparently terrorized by a Lion, the local sergeant enlists the help of a veterinarian... (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Marton
 
26.
Cougar Country (1970 Documentary)
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(76 mins.)
 
27.
Daktari (1966 TV Series)
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Dr. Marsh Tracy was a veterinarian running an animal study center in Africa. Helping him were his daughter Paula... (60 mins.)
 
28.
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
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Two bored children have their lives turned upside down when a talking cat comes to visit them. (82 mins.)
Director: Bo Welch
 
29.
Duma (2005)
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An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa. (100 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
30.
Father's Lion (1952 Short Film)
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George Geef takes his son camping. His son thinks he sees lions everywhere; George can't see them even when they are right next to him. Lucky for George, his son's got his trusty pop-gun. (6 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney
 
31.
Feed the Kitty (1952 Short Film)
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A bulldog, charmed by a kitten, tries to keep her hidden from his human guardian. (7 mins.)
 
32.
Felidae (1994)
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A cat must investigate brutal murders of other cats in a neighborhood he has moved into with his owner. (82 mins.)
Director: Michael Schaack
 
33.
Felix the Cat (1958 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
34.
Felix the Cat: The Movie (1988)
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In another dimension, the villainous scientist Duke of Zill, with the help of his mechanical, geometric army, takes over the Land of Oriana, prompting Felix the Cat to save its princess and restore order once again. (82 mins.)
Director: Tibor Hernádi
 
35.
Garfield (2004)
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Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine. (80 mins.)
Director: Pete Hewitt
 
36.
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
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Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate. (78 mins.)
Director: Tim Hill
 
37.
Gay Purr-ee (1962)
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Mouser Jaune Tom and house cat Mewsette are living in the French countryside, but Mewsette wants to... (85 mins.)
Director: Abe Levitow
 
38.
Harry and Tonto (1974)
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When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto. (115 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
39.
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats (1984 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the feline troublemaker while the Catillac Cats gang have adventures of their own. (30 mins.)
Director: Bruno Bianchi
 
40.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
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Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco. (84 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
41.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
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Shadow, Sassy, and Chance have to find their way home after they become stranded at the San Francisco International Airport as their owners fly to Canada on vacation. (89 mins.)
Director: David R. Ellis
 
42.
The Incredible Journey (1963)
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The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home? (80 mins.)
Director: Fletcher Markle
 
43.
Jungle Cat (1959 Documentary)
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This documentary chronicles the life of a female spotted jaguar in the South American jungle. (69 mins.)
Director: James Algar
 
44.
Kimba the White Lion (1965 TV Series)
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(24 mins.)
Director: Eiichi Yamamoto
 
45.
Kimba, the White Lion (1966)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Eiichi Yamamoto
 
46.
Kimba the White Lion (1994 TV Series)
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47.
Kimba the White Lion: Symphonic Poem (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After a spoken introduction describing the various musical instruments used, the film tells the story of Kimba the White Lion... (51 mins.)
Director: Toshio Hirata
 
48.
The Last Lions (2011 Documentary)
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Fifty years ago there were close to half-a-million lions in Africa. Today there are around 20,000. To make matters worse... (88 mins.)
Director: Dereck Joubert
 
49.
Lion (2006)
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An army officer alienates himself from his immediate family when he decides to speak out against corruption.
Director: Joshi
 
50.
The Lion (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Young Tina lives with her mother and stepfather on a wildlife reserve in Kenya. While her stepfather... (94 mins.)
Director: Jack Cardiff
 
51.
Lion Around (1950 Short Film)
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Donald's nephews use a mountain lion costume to scare Donald away so they can grab a pie off the windowsill. The deception is exposed, but a short while later, a real mountain lion comes along. (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
52.
The Lion King (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. (89 mins.)
 
53.
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Simba's daughter is the key to a resolution of a bitter feud between Simba's pride and the outcast pride led by the mate of Scar. (81 mins.)
 
54.
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog retell the story of The Lion King, from their own unique perspective. (77 mins.)
Director: Bradley Raymond
 
55.
Lions on the Loose (1941 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two lion cubs escape from the zoo and go on an adventure. Along the way, they have run-ins with several other animals, and they make a mess of someone's house. (9 mins.)
 
56.
Living Free (1972)
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When Elsa's three mischievous cubs begin wreaking havoc on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve. (90 mins.)
Director: Jack Couffer
 
57.
Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A small-town cat-and-dog detective duo investigate a new neighbor who they believe may have committed a murder - but the snag is, locals are attempting to pair him off with their owner. (88 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
58.
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
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Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend. (92 mins.)
 
59.
New Adventures of Kimba the White Lion (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Rintaro
 
60.
Pride (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of Suki, a lioness cub, who rebels against her mother and her Pride to mate with an unsuitable lion from the other side of the river... (90 mins.)
Director: John Downer
 
61.
Puss in Boots (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
While being on the run for saving a mouse, the famous Puss in Boots, Pero, helps a young peasant boy win the heart of a lovely princess, while trying to rescue her from an evil wizard. (80 mins.)
Director: Kimio Yabuki
 
62.
Puss in Boots (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner... (96 mins.)
Director: Eugene Marner
 
63.
Puss in Boots (1999)
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Handsome Gunther is a young man with only one possession... a walking and talking cat! This crazy Puss... (75 mins.)
Director: Phil Nibbelink
 
64.
Puss in Boots (2011)
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The events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends. (90 mins.)
Director: Chris Miller
 
65.
Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos (2012 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Puss in Boots returns with the help of three kittens to rescue a precious ruby from the evil Whisperer. (13 mins.)
Director: Raman Hui
 
66.
Rhubarb (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving... (94 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
67.
Run, Cougar, Run (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Utah's Redrock Mesa region is the setting for a cave-dwelling cougar family. Tragedy strikes when the male cougar is shot by a hunter... (87 mins.)
 
68.
Secondhand Lions (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas. (111 mins.)
Director: Tim McCanlies
 
69.
Shrek 2 (2004)
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Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres. (93 mins.)
 
70.
Shrek the Halls (2007 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
This half-hour animated TV special features the Shrek characters putting their own spin on holiday traditions. (30 mins.)
Director: Gary Trousdale
 
71.
Shrek the Third (2007)
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When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming. (93 mins.)
 
72.
Shrek Forever After (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Mitchell
 
73.
Slacker Cats (2001 TV Movie)
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Director: Paul Harrod
 
74.
Slacker Cats (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The strange misadventures of Eddie and Buckley, two domesticated housecats dealing with life in the urban jungle.
 
75.
A Street Cat Named Sylvester (1953 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The title of this cartoon is a misnomer, because it is in fact Tweety Bird who is the homeless one here... (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
76.
Stuart Little (1999)
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The Little family adopt a charming young mouse named Stuart, but the family cat wants rid of him. (84 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
 
77.
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Stuart and Snowbell set out across town to rescue a friend. (77 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
 
78.
The Sylvester & Tweety, Daffy & Speedy Show (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(30 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
79.
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Sylvester Cat, Tweety Bird, and Hector the Bulldog are the pets of Granny, a gingerly matron with a penchant for solving mysteries... (30 mins.)
 
80.
The Sylvester & Tweety Show (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Sylvester Cat is a lisping, inept, and often loud-mouthed cartoon alley cat with a penchant for chasing... (30 mins.)
 
81.
That Darn Cat! (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI... (116 mins.)
 
82.
That Darn Cat (1997)
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A maid is kidnapped and scratches a message onto D.C. the cat's collar and when his owner Patti discovers this, she plays amateur detective with the help of D.C. to try to find the culprits. (89 mins.)
Director: Bob Spiers
 
83.
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Thomasina the cat brings a family together, through her mysterious death and reappearance. (97 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
84.
Thundercats (1985 TV Series)
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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world. (30 mins.)
 
85.
A Tiger Walks (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods... (91 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
 
86.
To Walk with Lions (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, Adamson battles to keep the animals on his game reserve "Kora" from dangerous poachers. (110 mins.)
Director: Carl Schultz
 
88.
Top Cat (1961 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Top Cat is the leader of a group of alley cats, always trying to cheat someone. (30 mins.)
 
89.
Top Cat (2011)
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Top Cat and the gang face a new police chief, who is not at all happy with the poor Officer Dibble's performance trying to prevent Top Cat's scams. (90 mins.)
Director: Alberto Mar
 
90.
Two Brothers (2004)
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Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other. (109 mins.)
 
91.
White Lion (2010)
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According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been... (88 mins.)
Director: Michael Swan