Movies like Mousehunt 1997

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant: a tiny and tenacious mouse.

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1 Matilda 1996

An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Danny DeVito

Writers:

Roald Dahl (book), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 Bean 1997

Childlike Englishman, Mr. Bean, is an incompetent watchman at the Royal National Gallery. After the museum's board of directors' attempt to have him fired is blocked by the chairman, who has taken a liking to Bean, they send him to Los Angeles to act as their ambassador for the unveiling of a historic painting to humiliate him. Fooled, Mr. Bean must now successfully unveil the painting or risk his and a hapless Los Angeles curator's termination.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Mel Smith

Writers:

Rowan Atkinson (character "Mr. Bean"), Richard Curtis (character "Mr. Bean") | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.5

3 Kangaroo Jack 2003

Two childhood friends — a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician — get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Family, Action

Director:

David McNally

Writers:

Steve Bing (story), Barry O'Brien (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
4.4

4 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

5 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

6 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

7 The Borrowers 1997

The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Family

Director:

Peter Hewitt

Writers:

Mary Norton (novels), Gavin Scott (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.9

8 See Spot Run 2001

A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the babysitter bails on her. Meanwhile, an assassin mob boss hires 2 goons to kill Agent 11. But when 11 escapes from the van when they tried to kill him, he hides in Gordon's Mailtruck that James is in too. And guess what they name him. Spot.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Family

Director:

John Whitesell

Writers:

George Gallo (screenplay), Gregory Poirier (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5.4

9 Bedtime Stories 2008

Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a bewildered Skeeter manage his own unruly fantasies now that the outrageous characters and situations from his mind have morphed into actual people and events?

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Romance

Director:

Adam Shankman

Writers:

Matt Lopez (screenplay), Tim Herlihy (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6

10 Mr. Bean's Holiday 2007

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Steve Bendelack

Writers:

Rowan Atkinson (character), Richard Curtis (character) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America, France, Germany
6.4

11 Duplex 2003

When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Danny DeVito

Writer:

Larry Doyle

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.9

12 Bedazzled 2000

Elliot Richardson, a suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as could be expected, the Devil puts her own little twist on each of his fantasies.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Harold Ramis

Writers:

Peter Cook (based on the motion picture screenplay by), Peter Cook (based on the motion picture story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

13 Old Dogs 2009

Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman he married on a drunken impulse nearly nine years before (annulled the next day) shows up to tell him he's the father of her twins, now seven, and she'll be in jail for 14 days for a political protest. Dan volunteers to keep the tykes, although he's up tight and clueless. With Charlie's help is there any way they can be dad and uncle, meet the kids' expectations, and still land the account?

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Walt Becker

Country:

United States of America
5.4

14 Home Alone 2: Lost In New York 1992

Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he's determined to foil their plans to rob a toy store on Christmas eve.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Adventure, Crime

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writers:

John Hughes (characters), John Hughes

Country:

United States of America
6.7

15 Jingle All The Way 1996

Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son's television hero, he tries hard to to make it up to him. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Brian Levant

Writer:

Randy Kornfield

Country:

United States of America
5.6

16 Mrs. Doubtfire 1993

Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English nanny. Soon he becomes not only his children's best pal but the kind of parent he should have been from the start.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Family

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writers:

Anne Fine (novel), Randi Mayem Singer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

17 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

18 The Polar Express 2004

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Chris Van Allsburg (book), Robert Zemeckis (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

19 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

20 Rat Race 2001

In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer's every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Writer:

Andy Breckman

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.4

21 Dunston Checks In 1996

Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to escape a life of crime -- aided by Robert's sons -- havoc, hijinks and lots of laughs abound!

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Ken Kwapis

Writers:

John Hopkins (story), John Hopkins (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.3

22 Home Alone 1990

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writer:

John Hughes

Country:

United States of America
7.6

23 Baby's Day Out 1994

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnapers who pretend to be photographers from the newspaper. Successfully kidnaping Baby Bink, they have a harder time keeping hold of the rascal, who not only keeps one step ahead of them, but seems to be more than a little bit smarter than the three bumbling criminals.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Crime

Writer:

John Hughes

Country:

United States of America
6.1

24 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