Movies like 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.

If you already watched and love Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs.

1 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

2 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

3 Shrek The Third 2007

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Chris Miller, Raman Hui (co-director)

Writers:

Jeffrey Price (screenplay by), Peter S. Seaman (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

4 Shrek 2 2004

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

William Steig (based upon the book by), Andrew Adamson (story by) | 9 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 Shrek Forever After 2010

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family

Director:

Mike Mitchell

Writers:

William Steig (based upon the book by), Josh Klausner | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

6 Ice Age: The Meltdown 2006

Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster prompts them to reunite and warn all the other beasts about the desperate situation.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy, Adventure

Director:

Carlos Saldanha

Writers:

Peter Gaulke (screenplay), Gerry Swallow (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

7 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

8 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

9 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

10 Rio 2011

Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a lone female, lives in Rio de Janeiro, Blu and Linda go to meet her. Animal smugglers kidnap Blu and Jewel, but the pair soon escape and begin a perilous adventure back to freedom -- and Linda.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Carlos Saldanha

Writers:

Carlos Saldanha (story), Earl Richey Jones (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

11 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

12 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

13 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.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Charles Dickens (based on the classic story by), Robert Zemeckis (written for the screen by)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

14 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

15 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

16 Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 2009

Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning the $25,000 prize in a battle of the bands. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as The Chipettes - Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Romantic and musical sparks are ignited when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Animation, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Betty Thomas

Country:

United States of America
4.5

17 Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked 2011

Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Music, Animation

Director:

Mike Mitchell

Country:

United States of America
4.3

18 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

19 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

20 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

21 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

22 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

23 Kung Fu Panda 3 2016

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Countries:

China, United States of America
7.1

24 Ice Age 2002

With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends but, when enemies attack, their quest takes on far nobler aims.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha (co-director)

Writers:

Michael J. Wilson (story by), Michael Berg (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5