Movies like Bolt 2008

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.

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

1 The Emperor's New Groove 2000

Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a llama, who accidentally ends up in Pacha's village. Pacha offers to help Kuzco if he doesn't destroy his house, and so they form an unlikely partnership.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Mark Dindal

Writers:

Chris Williams (story by), Mark Dindal (story by) | 9 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

2 Lilo & Stitch 2002

As Stitch, a runaway genetic experiment from a faraway planet, wreaks havoc on the Hawaiian Islands, he becomes the mischievous adopted alien "puppy" of an independent little girl named Lilo and learns about loyalty, friendship, and 'ohana, the Hawaiian tradition of family.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Writers:

Chris Sanders (based on an idea by), Chris Sanders | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

3 Antz 1998

In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Todd Alcott (screenplay), Chris Weitz (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

4 Robots 2005

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Directors:

Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha (co-director)

Writers:

Ron Mita (story), Jim McClain (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

5 Meet The Robinsons 2007

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Stephen J. Anderson (as Stephen Anderson)

Writers:

Jon Bernstein (screenplay by), Michelle Bochner Spitz (screenplay by) (as Michelle Spitz) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

6 A Bug's Life 1998

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton (co-director)

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Andrew Stanton (original story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

7 Shark Tale 2004

Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship.

Genres:

Animation, Action, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Michael J. Wilson (screenplay), Rob Letterman (screenplay) | 8 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

8 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 2008

Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.

Genres:

Family, Animation, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
6.6

9 Bee Movie 2007

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us.

Genres:

Family, Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Country:

United States of America
6.1

10 Open Season 2006

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Animation

Writers:

Steve Bencich (screenplay by), Ron J. Friedman (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

11 Horton Hears A Who! 2008

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure, Fantasy

Writers:

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

Country:

United States of America
6.8

12 Over The Hedge 2006

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.

Genres:

Comedy, Animation, Family

Writers:

Len Blum (screenplay), Lorne Cameron (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

13 Astro Boy 2009

Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before returning to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

Genres:

Animation, Action, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

David Bowers

Writers:

Osamu Tezuka (manga), David Bowers (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Hong Kong, Japan, United States of America
6.3

14 Monsters Vs. Aliens 2009

When Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches. The military jumps into action and captures Susan, secreting her away to a covert government compound. She is renamed Ginormica and placed in confinement with a ragtag group of Monsters...

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Science Fiction

Writers:

Maya Forbes (screenplay), Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

15 The Tale Of Despereaux 2008

Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family

Directors:

Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen (as Rob Stevenhagen)

Writers:

Kate DiCamillo (book), Will McRobb (screen story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.1

16 Kung Fu Panda 2008

When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master Shifu and the Furious Five -- Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey -- to give it a try.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy

Writers:

Jonathan Aibel (screenplay), Glenn Berger (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

17 Cars 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Directors:

John Lasseter, Joe Ranft (co-director)

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Joe Ranft (original story by) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

18 Madagascar 2005

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York’s Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends—Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo—have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape—with the help of some prodigious penguins—to explore the world.

Genres:

Family, Animation

Country:

United States of America
6.9

19 Shrek 2001

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

William Steig (based upon the book by), Ted Elliott | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.8

20 Ratatouille 2007

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Directors:

Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava (co-director)

Writers:

Brad Bird (screenwriter), Jan Pinkava (original story by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8

21 Toy Story 2 1999

Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz Lightyear meets his match and Woody has to decide where he and his heart truly belong.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

John Lasseter, Ash Brannon (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Pete Docter (original story by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.9

22 Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2009

Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he regain control of the machine and put an end to the wild weather before the town is destroyed?

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Phil Lord (written for the screen by), Christopher Miller (written for the screen by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

23 The Incredibles 2004

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Animation, Family

Country:

United States of America

24 Tangled 2010

When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, who's looking for her ticket out of the tower where she's been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Writers:

Dan Fogelman (screenplay by), Jacob Grimm (based upon the fairy tale "Rapunzel" by) (as the Brothers Grimm) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.7