Based on the TV series of the same name by Keith Chapman, Paw Patrol: The film is an animated comedy that follows Ryder will Brisbin and Paw Patrol puppies Kingsley Marshall, Keegan Hedley, Shayle Simons, Lilly Bartlam and Ron Pardo, led by Chase Iain Armitage, a German shepherd puppy of the police, as they are sent to Adventure City to prevent the newly elected mayor Humdinger Ron Pardo from to devastate a bustling metropolis. Your task is to save the citizens.
Cal Brunker wears the director’s hat in this action-adventure film, which largely deals with the topic of fears and overcoming them. A sequel titled Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie was released in 2021. If you like the film and its message, here is a list of films similar to Paw Patrol that are our recommendations. You can watch most of these movies like Paw Patrol on Netflix, Disney+, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
1. Scoob (2020)
Based on the ever-popular Scooby Doo cartoon, the film directed by Tony Cervone starts the list. The film, set in a Hanna Barbera cartoon multiverse, revolves around Mystery Inc. when they team up with Blue Hawk to solve his most difficult puzzle yet about his pet, his hidden past, and his motivation, it’s tied to Dick’s evil plan to free Cerberus, a ghost dog. The mysterious embodiment and the Paw Patrol are similar in their motives to protect their city from any kind of evildoers.
2. DC League of Super-Pets (2022)
Based on the DC Comics superhero team Legion of Super-Pets, Superman and Krypto Dwayne Johnson, the super dog, are inseparable best friends who work together to fight crime in Metropolis while wielding the same superpowers. When Superman’s nemesis Lulu and Lex Luthor kidnap him and the Justice League, Krypto must convince a motley crew of shelter animals, including Ace, dog Kevin Hart, Pb, pot-bellied pig Vanessa Bayer, Merton, turtle Natasha Lyonne and chipmunk Diego Luna, to use their newfound superpowers and help him save the superheroes. The fight between the pets and Lex Luthor can be compared to the dog patrol fight with Mayor Humdinger, since both films use the classic good-versus-evil trope.
3. Mr.Peabody and Sherman (2014)
The characters in the film are based on Peabody’s improbable story episodes of the animated series The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and his friends. With Rob Minkoff as the director, it’s about Mr. Peabody Ty Burell and his adopted human son Sherman Max Charles, who travel into the past with WABC.
Trouble arises when Sherman unwittingly blows a hole by taking the WABAC without permission to impress Penny Peterson, and they have to meet to fix the story and save the future after that. Peabody and Sherman and Paw Patrol, as protagonists of both films show immense courage to overcome their respective obstacles.
4. Bolt (2008)
Disney Bolt, directed by Chris Williams and Byron Howard, follows an unconventional story. The film tells about the adventures of a dog named Bolt John Travolta, who has spent his whole life on the set of a television show and is convinced that he has superpowers. In order to save his beloved owner Penny Miley Cyrus, who was “kidnapped” in the show, Bolt ventures into the real world to save her.
Later, he joins forces with funny street cat mittens Susie Essman and a hamster named Rhino Mark Walton, who is a fan of the television show Bolt, to travel around the country and return home. The bond between Penny and Bolt is similar to the bond between Ryder and Chase. Another similar aspect of the films is the love that Bolt and Chase carry for Penny and Ryder, as both have to face their fears in order to save their friend.
5. Trouble (2019)
Kevin Johnson’s film revolves around the title character, a spoiled dog named Trouble Sean “Big Sean” Anderson. The problem is living a very comfortable life. However, when his wealthy owner dies, his life changes dramatically. He went out into the street to learn how to survive as a dog after being abandoned by his closest relatives. What they don’t know is that he is the only heir. Trouble is forced to leave his comfort zone and learn to survive in the real world, similar to Chase in Paw Patrol, when he is asked to return to Adventure City. However, both characters show growth as they weld together and leave their hesitation behind.