Movies like A Christmas Carol 2009

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

If you already watched and love A Christmas Carol, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to A Christmas Carol.

1 Nanny Mcphee Returns 2010

Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Susanna White

Writers:

Emma Thompson, Christianna Brand (characters)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom, France
6.1

2 Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian 2009

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Family

Director:

Shawn Levy

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
6

3 Marmaduke 2010

When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Tom Dey

Country:

United States of America
4.3

4 Yogi Bear 2010

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Animation, Adventure

Director:

Eric Brevig

Writers:

J.R. Ventimilia (as Jeffrey Ventimilia), Joshua Sternin | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, New Zealand
4.6

5 War Horse 2011

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

Genres:

Drama, War, Action

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Lee Hall (screenplay), Richard Curtis (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

6 Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs 2009

Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier (co-director)

Writers:

Michael Berg (screenplay by), Peter Ackerman (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

7 Ice Age: Continental Drift 2012

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Family

Directors:

Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier (as Michael Thurmeier)

Writers:

Michael Berg (screenplay), Jason Fuchs (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

8 Cars 2 2011

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy

Directors:

John Lasseter, Bradford Lewis (co-director) (as Brad Lewis)

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Bradford Lewis (original story by) (as Brad Lewis) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

9 Megamind 2010

Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

Genres:

Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Tom McGrath

Country:

United States of America
7.2

10 Kung Fu Panda 2 2011

Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Country:

United States of America
7.2

11 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy

Writers:

Eric Darnell (screenplay), Noah Baumbach (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

12 Happy Feet Two 2011

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

George Miller, Gary Eck (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Australia
5.9

13 Despicable Me 2010

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Writers:

Cinco Paul (screenplay by), Ken Daurio (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

14 Brave 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Action, Fantasy

Writers:

Brenda Chapman (story by), Mark Andrews (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

15 Alice In Wonderland 2010

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Genres:

Family, Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

16 Johnny English Reborn 2011

The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on Johnny English to save the day. Armed with the latest high-tech weaponry and gadgets that would make even James Bond jealous, the once-disgraced agent uncovers evidence of a massive conspiracy involving some of the world's most powerful organisations, and vows to redeem his tarnished reputation by stopping the killers before they can strike.

Genres:

Crime, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Oliver Parker

Writers:

Hamish McColl (screenplay), William Davies (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, France, United Kingdom
6.3

17 Mr. Popper's Penguins 2011

Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland — and the rest of his world upside-down.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Mark Waters

Writers:

Sean Anders (screenplay), John Morris (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

18 Gulliver's Travels 2010

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Rob Letterman

Writers:

Joe Stillman (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.9

19 Wreck-It Ralph 2012

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands in Hero's Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game's hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started.

Genres:

Family, Animation, Comedy, Adventure

Director:

Rich Moore

Writers:

Rich Moore (story by), Phil Johnston (story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

20 Monsters University 2013

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

Dan Scanlon

Writers:

Dan Scanlon (story by), Daniel Gerson (story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

21 Rango 2011

When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Western, Adventure

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writers:

John Logan, John Logan (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

22 Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb 2014

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

David Guion (screenplay), Michael Handelman (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.2

23 The Lorax 2012

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Directors:

Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda (co-director)

Writers:

Dr. Seuss (based on the book by), Cinco Paul (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

24 Tangled Ever After 2012

The kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the desperate duo tries to find the rings before anyone discovers that they’re missing, they leave behind a trail of comical chaos that includes flying lanterns, a flock of doves, a wine barrel barricade and a very sticky finale. Will Maximus and Pascal save the day and make it to the church in time? And will they ever get Flynn’s nose right?

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Action, Family

Country:

United States of America
7.6