Movies like 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.

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

1 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 Zootopia 2016

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family, Comedy

Writers:

Byron Howard (story by), Rich Moore (story by) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8

6 Finding Dory 2016

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane (co-director)

Writers:

Andrew Stanton (original story by), Andrew Stanton (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

7 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

8 The Hunger Games 2012

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Gary Ross

Writers:

Gary Ross (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

9 The Hangover 2009

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Todd Phillips

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.7

10 Rise Of The Guardians 2012

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Fantasy, Action, Adventure

Director:

Peter Ramsey

Writers:

David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay), William Joyce (based on the book series "Guardians of Childhood" by)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

11 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

12 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

13 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

14 Ted 2012

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Seth MacFarlane

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (screenplay by), Alec Sulkin (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

15 Now You See Me 2013

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime

Director:

Louis Leterrier

Writers:

Ed Solomon (screenplay), Boaz Yakin (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, France
7.3

16 Kick-Ass 2010

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Genres:

Action, Crime

Director:

Matthew Vaughn

Writers:

Jane Goldman (screenplay), Matthew Vaughn (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.6

17 How To Train Your Dragon 2 2014

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Dean DeBlois

Writers:

Dean DeBlois, Cressida Cowell (based upon the "How to Train Your Dragon" book series by)

Country:

United States of America
7.8

18 Frozen 2013

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family

Directors:

Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Writers:

Jennifer Lee (screenplay by), Hans Christian Andersen (story inspired by: "The Snow Queen" by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

19 Up 2009

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Pete Docter, Bob Peterson (co-director)

Writers:

Pete Docter (story by), Bob Peterson (story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8.2

20 Despicable Me 2 2013

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Country:

United States of America
7.3

21 Easy A 2010

Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school board is becoming concerned, including her favorite teacher and the distracted guidance counselor. With the support of her hilariously idiosyncratic parents and a little help from a long-time crush, Olive attempts to take on her notorious new identity and crush the rumor mill once and for all.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Will Gluck

Writer:

Bert V. Royal

Country:

United States of America
7.1

22 Pitch Perfect 2012

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Jason Moore

Writers:

Kay Cannon (screenplay), Mickey Rapkin (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

23 The Lego Movie 2014

An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

Phil Lord (screenplay by), Christopher Miller (screenplay by) | 9 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, Denmark, United States of America
7.8