Movies like Jonah: A Veggietales Movie 2002

Get ready as Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and the rest of the Veggies set sail on a whale of an adventure in Big Idea's first full-length, 3-D animated feature film. This is the story of Jonah and the Whale as you've never seen it before - a story where we learn that one of the best gifts you can give - or get - is a second chance.

If you already watched and love Jonah: A Veggietales Movie, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Jonah: A Veggietales Movie.

1 The Wild Thornberrys Movie 2002

Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family

Writers:

Arlene Klasky (characters), Gabor Csupo (characters) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

2 Charlotte's Web 1973

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Genres:

Music, Animation, Drama, Family

Directors:

Charles A. Nichols (as Charles Nichols), Iwao Takamoto

Writers:

E.B. White (book), Earl Hamner Jr. (story)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 George Of The Jungle 1997

After Baby George survives a plane crash in the jungle, he is rescued and then adopted by a wise ape. Years later, grown-up George saves a US noble woman, Ursula Stanhope while she is on a safari—and takes her to the jungle to live with him. While Ursula's lover continues his search for Ursula and the one who took her, George slowly learns the rules of human relationships.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance

Director:

Sam Weisman

Writers:

Jay Ward (characters), Dana Olsen (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

4 Looney Tunes: Back In Action 2003

Fed up with all the attention going to Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck quits Hollywood, teams up with recently-fired stuntman Damien Drake Jr. and embarks on a round-the-world adventure, along with Bugs and The VP of Warner Bros. Their mission? Find Damien's father, and the missing blue diamond... and stay one step ahead of The Acme Corp., who wants the diamond for their own purposes.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Joe Dante, Eric Goldberg

Writer:

Larry Doyle

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.7

5 Curious George 2006

When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Ken Kaufman (screenplay), Ken Kaufman (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

6 Milk Money 1994

Three young boys pool their money and pay V, a kindhearted prostitute, to strip for them. Afterward, she drives them home to the suburbs -- but then her car breaks down. It's just as well, though, because a mobster named Waltzer is after her, and V realizes the suburbs are the perfect place to hide. But things get a lot more complicated when V falls in love with Tom, a single father who is unaware of her real profession.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Richard Benjamin

Writer:

John Mattson

Country:

United States of America
5.6

7 The Muppet Christmas Carol 1992

A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Drama

Director:

Brian Henson

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), Jerry Juhl (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

8 Bella 2006

An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that she's unprepared for. In one irreversible moment, their lives are turned upside down.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Alejandro Monteverde (as Alejandro Gómez Monteverde)

Writers:

Alejandro Monteverde (as Alejandro Gómez Monteverde), Patrick Million | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
7.2

9 Mickey's Christmas Carol 1983

It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, featuring Scrooge McDuck as his namesake and inspiration Ebenezer Scrooge and Mickey Mouse as Bob Cratchit. This film was based on a 1972 audio musical entitled Disney's A Christmas Carol. It is a twenty-four minute animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions as an accompaniment to a re-release of The Rescuers.

Genres:

Family, Animation

Directors:

Burny Mattinson, Richard Rich (uncredited)

Writers:

Charles Dickens (based on the book: "A Christmas Carol" by), Burny Mattinson (story adaptation) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8

10 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas 1977

A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Family, Music

Director:

Jim Henson

Writers:

Lillian Hoban (book), Russell Hoban (book) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
8.3

11 Never Cry Wolf 1983

This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult environment he studies the wolves, and realizes that the old beliefs about wolves and their supposed threat are almost totally false. Furthermore, he learns that humans represent a far greater threat to the land, and also to the wolves, a species which plays an important role in the ecosystem of the north.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama

Director:

Carroll Ballard

Writers:

Farley Mowat (based on the book by), Curtis Hanson (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

12 Bad News Bears 2005

Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head of a rag-tag group of misfit players. Through unconventional team-building exercises and his offbeat coaching style, Buttermaker helps his hapless Bears prepare to meet their rivals, the Yankees.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Richard Linklater

Writers:

Bill Lancaster (screenplay), Glenn Ficarra (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

13 The Master Of Disguise 2002

A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped Fabbrizio's former arch-enemy, Devlin Bowman, a criminal mastermind in an attempt to steal the world's most precious treasures from around the world. And it's up to Pistachio to track down Bowman and save his family before Bowman kills them!

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Country:

United States of America
3.3

14 The Adventures Of Milo And Otis 1986

The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest finds the two animals traveling across mountains, plains, and snow-covered lands searching for one another.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Family

Director:

Masanori Hata

Writers:

Masanori Hata (story), Mark Saltzman (screenplay)

Country:

Japan
7

15 Shrek The Musical 2013

Shrek The Musical is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. It is based on the 2001 DreamWorks Animation's film Shrek and William Steig's 1990 book Shrek! It was nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical. On July 19, 2013, following the closure of the national tour and West End productions, Amazon.com confirmed that the filmed performance would be available for instant viewing on September 17, 2013. A DVD, Blu-ray, and digital download was also released on that day.The performance is an edit of several live performances as well as a performance shot without an audience. The original principal cast appear, as well as various alumni across the show's Broadway run. Also, it keeps the song "Donkey Pot Pie" instead of the replacement, "Forever."

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Fantasy

Writers:

David Lindsay-Abaire (book), William Steig (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

16 Paulie 1998

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a little girl who stutters. Eventually, he teaches the girl to speak correctly but is taken away by her father because he believes the girl cannot distinguish fantasy from reality because she believes the bird can talk. Paulie goes through a series of adventures with a pawn shop owner, an aging widow, a Mexican-American troubadour and a would be thief before being taken to the institute where he now lives

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

John Roberts

Writer:

Laurie Craig

Country:

United States of America
6.5

17 Alice In Wonderland 1985

Alice (Natalie Gregory) is in Looking Glass Land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky (Tom McLoughlin), a monster that appears due to her being afraid.

Director:

Harry Harris

Writers:

Lewis Carroll (novels), Paul Zindel (teleplay)
7.4

18 Popeye 1980

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive's fiancé, Bluto.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Robert Altman

Writers:

Jules Feiffer (screenplay), E.C. Segar (based on characters by)

Country:

United States of America
5.3

19 The Incredible Mr. Limpet 1964

Milquetoast Henry Limpet experiences his fondest wish and is transformed into a fish. As a talking fish he assists the US Navy in hunting German submarines during World War II.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Directors:

Arthur Lubin, Gerry Chiniquy (uncredited) | 3 more credits »

Writers:

Jameson Brewer (screenplay), John C. Rose (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

20 The Dish 2000

The true story of how the Parkes Radio Telescope was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

Genres:

History, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Rob Sitch

Writers:

Santo Cilauro (conceived and written by), Tom Gleisner (conceived and written by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Australia
7.1

21 61* 2001

In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. Which man would reach it?

Genres:

TV Movie, Drama, History

Director:

Billy Crystal

Writer:

Hank Steinberg

Country:

United States of America
7.8

22 Clifford 1994

When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an engineer who helped build the park, makes plans to take him. But, when Clifford reveals himself to be a first-rate brat, his uncle goes bonkers, and a loony inter-generational standoff ensues.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Paul Flaherty

Writers:

William Porter (as Jay Dee Rock), Steven Kampmann (as Bobby von Hayes)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

23 Thunderpants 2002

An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Peter Hewitt (as Pete Hewitt)

Writers:

Peter Hewitt (story) (as Pete Hewitt), Phil Hughes

Country:

United Kingdom
3.7