Movies like Monster House 2006

Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.

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

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 Brother Bear 2003

When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, including the lovable bear cub Koda, hilarious moose Rutt and Tuke, woolly mammoths and rambunctious rams.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family

Directors:

Aaron Blaise (as Aarön Blaise), Robert Walker (as Röbert Walker)

Writers:

Tab Murphy (screenplay by), Lorne Cameron (screenplay by) (as Lörne Camerön) | 24 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

4 Osmosis Jones 2001

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Action, Comedy, Family

Writer:

Marc Hyman

Country:

United States of America
6.3

5 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

6 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

7 Hoodwinked! 2005

Little Red Riding Hood: A classic story, but there's more to every tale than meets the eye. Before you judge a book by its cover, you've got to flip through the pages. In the re-telling of this classic fable, the story begins at the end of the tale and winds its way back. Chief Grizzly and Detective Bill Stork investigate a domestic disturbance at Granny's cottage, involving a karate-kicking Red Riding Hood, a sarcastic wolf and an oafish Woodsman.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Cory Edwards (screenplay), Todd Edwards (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

8 The Iron Giant 1999

In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family, Science Fiction, Comedy

Director:

Brad Bird

Writers:

Tim McCanlies (screenplay by), Brad Bird (screen story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8

9 Chicken Run 2000

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Ginger the chicken along with the help of Rocky the American rooster decide to rebel and lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy and their farm of doom.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Peter Lord, Nick Park

Writers:

Peter Lord (original story), Nick Park (original story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United Kingdom
7

10 Igor 2008

A cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Tony Leondis

Writers:

Chris McKenna, Tony Leondis (additional screenplay material) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, France
6

11 Cats & Dogs 2001

When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. Tinkles, squares off against wide-eyed puppy Lou and his canine cohorts.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Lawrence Guterman

Country:

United States of America
5.1

12 Stuart Little 1999

The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.

Genres:

Fantasy, Family, Comedy

Director:

Rob Minkoff

Writers:

E.B. White (book), M. Night Shyamalan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.9

13 The Cat In The Hat 2003

Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of hand, and The Cat must go, go, go, before their parents get back.

Genres:

Fantasy, Family

Director:

Bo Welch

Writers:

Dr. Seuss (book), Alec Berg (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
3.9

14 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

15 Flushed Away 2006

London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

David Bowers, Sam Fell

Writers:

Dick Clement (screenplay by), Ian La Frenais (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.6

16 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

17 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

18 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

19 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

20 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

21 Surf's Up 2007

Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey, he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are, and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and fortune.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Ash Brannon, Chris Buck

Writers:

Don Rhymer (screenplay by), Ash Brannon (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

22 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

23 Coraline 2009

When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring parents and all her dreams coming true. When the Other Mother invites Coraline to stay in her world forever, the girl refuses and finds that the alternate reality where she is trapped is only a trick to lure her.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

Henry Selick

Writers:

Henry Selick (screenplay), Neil Gaiman (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

24 9 2009

When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Shane Acker

Writers:

Pamela Pettler (screenplay by), Shane Acker (story by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1