Movies like My Favorite Martian 1999

News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering a story that will rock the earth. Since Tim took the original but scaled-down spaceship with him, the Martian follows him to retrieve it.

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1 The Flintstones 1994

Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. But no good deed goes unpunished.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Family

Director:

Brian Levant

Country:

United States of America
4.9

2 Babe: Pig In The City 1998

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Director:

George Miller

Country:

Australia
5.7

3 Honey, I Blew Up The Kid 1992

Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his invention, the machine unexpectedly starts working. And when Adam comes right up to the machine, he gets zapped along with his stuffed bunny.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Randal Kleiser

Writers:

Stuart Gordon (characters), Brian Yuzna (characters) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.8

4 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

5 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

6 Scooby-Doo 2002

The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that affects young visitors in very strange ways.

Genres:

Mystery, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Raja Gosnell

Writers:

James Gunn (screenplay), Craig Titley (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.1

7 102 Dalmatians 2000

Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with Oddball... an un-marked Dalmation puppy eager to earn her spots! Together they embark on a laugh-packed quest to outwit the ever-scheming Cruella De Vil

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Kevin Lima

Writers:

Dodie Smith (novel), Kristen Buckley (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.9

8 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.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writer:

Adam Rifkin

Country:

United States of America
6.4

9 Mixed Nuts 1994

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Nora Ephron

Writers:

Nora Ephron (screenplay), Delia Ephron (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

10 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

11 Toys 1992

Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist and builds weapons disguised as toys.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Barry Levinson

Country:

United States of America
5.1

12 King Ralph 1991

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

David S. Ward

Writers:

Emlyn Williams (novel), David S. Ward (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.3

13 The Majestic 2001

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Frank Darabont

Writer:

Michael Sloane

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 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

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 Sgt. Bilko 1996

The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Sergeant Ernie Bilko is the leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the armed forces.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writers:

Nat Hiken (television series), Andy Breckman

Country:

United States of America
5.9

17 Jack Frost 1998

A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Drama, Fantasy

Director:

Troy Miller

Writers:

Mark Steven Johnson (story), Mark Steven Johnson (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

18 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

19 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

20 Ernest Goes To Jail 1990

Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash's sentence to the electric chair. But instead of killing him, the electrocution gives Ernest superhuman powers, enabling him to escape from jail and foil Nash's attempt to rob the bank.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

John R. Cherry III (as John Cherry)

Writer:

Charlie Cohen
5.4

21 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

22 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

23 Rocketman 1997

Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Stuart Gillard

Writers:

Oren Aviv (story), Craig Mazin (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

24 Doctor Dolittle 1967

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Richard Fleischer

Writers:

Hugh Lofting (novels), Leslie Bricusse (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.2