Movies like Bedtime Stories 2008

Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a bewildered Skeeter manage his own unruly fantasies now that the outrageous characters and situations from his mind have morphed into actual people and events?

If you already watched and love Bedtime Stories, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Bedtime Stories.

1 Click 2006

A harried workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Frank Coraci

Country:

United States of America
6.4

2 The Pink Panther 2 2009

When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief and retrieving the stolen artifacts.

Genres:

Comedy, Mystery

Director:

Harald Zwart

Writers:

Scott Neustadter (screenplay), Michael H. Weber (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

3 Mousehunt 1997

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant: a tiny and tenacious mouse.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writer:

Adam Rifkin

Country:

United States of America
6.4

4 Mr. Bean's Holiday 2007

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Steve Bendelack

Writers:

Rowan Atkinson (character), Richard Curtis (character) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America, France, Germany
6.4

5 Duplex 2003

When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Danny DeVito

Writer:

Larry Doyle

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.9

6 Old Dogs 2009

Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman he married on a drunken impulse nearly nine years before (annulled the next day) shows up to tell him he's the father of her twins, now seven, and she'll be in jail for 14 days for a political protest. Dan volunteers to keep the tykes, although he's up tight and clueless. With Charlie's help is there any way they can be dad and uncle, meet the kids' expectations, and still land the account?

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Walt Becker

Country:

United States of America
5.4

7 The Pacifier 2005

Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Adam Shankman

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.6

8 Bridge To Terabithia 2007

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Family

Director:

Gabor Csupo

Writers:

Jeff Stockwell (screenplay), David Paterson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

9 The Spiderwick Chronicles 2008

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Drama

Director:

Mark Waters

Writers:

Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay), David Berenbaum (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

10 Nim's Island 2008

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

Joseph Kwong (screenplay), Paula Mazur (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
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11 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium 2007

Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium—the strangest, most fantastic and most wonderful toy store in the world. After Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once-remarkable Emporium.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Zach Helm

Writer:

Zach Helm

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

12 Zathura: A Space Adventure 2005

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

Genres:

Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Chris Van Allsburg (book), David Koepp (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

13 Night At The Museum 2006

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

Robert Ben Garant (screenplay), Thomas Lennon (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.4

14 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
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15 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

16 Rv 2006

Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one seriously small space has a way of cramping their style.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writer:

Geoff Rodkey

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.5

17 Yes Man 2008

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Peyton Reed

Writers:

Nicholas Stoller (screenplay), Jarrad Paul (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

18 Zookeeper 2011

Kindhearted Griffin Keyes is one of the best-loved caretakers at the Franklin Park Zoo, but since he is more comfortable with the animals than with females of his own species, his love life is lacking. When Griffin decides that the only way to get a girlfriend is to find a more-glamorous career, the animals panic. To keep him from leaving, they reveal their secret ability to talk and offer to teach him the rules of courtship, animal-style.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Family

Director:

Frank Coraci

Writers:

Nick Bakay (screenplay), Rock Reuben (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.2

19 Ghost Town 2008

Dentist Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When he dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, Pincus wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

David Koepp

Country:

United States of America
6.7

20 You Don't Mess With The Zohan 2008

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.

Genres:

Comedy, Action

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.5

21 Bruce Almighty 2003

Bruce Nolan toils as a 'human interest' television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., but despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God—and the Almighty responds, endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Writers:

Steve Koren (story), Mark O'Keefe (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

22 Get Smart 2008

When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the evil plans of KAOS and its crafty operative?

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Peter Segal

Countries:

Canada, Russia, United States of America
6.5

23 Journey To The Center Of The Earth 2008

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Eric Brevig

Writers:

Michael D. Weiss (screenplay) (as Michael Weiss), Jennifer Flackett (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

24 Tooth Fairy 2010

When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. Soon, Derek is inspired to rekindle his youthful dreams.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Michael Lembeck

Writers:

Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
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