Movies like 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.

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1 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.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Directors:

Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier (co-director)

Writers:

Michael Berg (screenplay by), Peter Ackerman (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

8 Happy Feet Two 2011

Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

George Miller, Gary Eck (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Australia
5.9

9 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

10 Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga'hoole 2010

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Zack Snyder

Writers:

John Orloff (screenplay), Emil Stern (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.9

11 Brave 2012

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Action, Fantasy

Writers:

Brenda Chapman (story by), Mark Andrews (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

12 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

13 Cars 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Directors:

John Lasseter, Joe Ranft (co-director)

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Joe Ranft (original story by) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

14 Rise Of The Guardians 2012

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Fantasy, Action, Adventure

Director:

Peter Ramsey

Writers:

David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay), William Joyce (based on the book series "Guardians of Childhood" by)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

15 Monsters University 2013

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

Dan Scanlon

Writers:

Dan Scanlon (story by), Daniel Gerson (story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

16 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

17 How To Train Your Dragon 2 2014

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Dean DeBlois

Writers:

Dean DeBlois, Cressida Cowell (based upon the "How to Train Your Dragon" book series by)

Country:

United States of America
7.8

18 Rio 2 2014

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Animation

Director:

Carlos Saldanha

Writers:

Don Rhymer (screenplay by), Carlos Kotkin (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

19 Zookeeper 2011

Kindhearted Griffin Keyes is one of the best-loved caretakers at the Franklin Park Zoo, but since he is more comfortable with the animals than with females of his own species, his love life is lacking. When Griffin decides that the only way to get a girlfriend is to find a more-glamorous career, the animals panic. To keep him from leaving, they reveal their secret ability to talk and offer to teach him the rules of courtship, animal-style.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Family

Director:

Frank Coraci

Writers:

Nick Bakay (screenplay), Rock Reuben (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.2

20 Despicable Me 2 2013

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Country:

United States of America
7.3

21 The Lorax 2012

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Directors:

Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda (co-director)

Writers:

Dr. Seuss (based on the book by), Cinco Paul (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

22 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

23 Turbo 2013

The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

David Soren

Writers:

Darren Lemke (screenplay by), Robert Siegel (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

24 Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 2013

After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. When Flint discovers that his machine still operates and now creates mutant food beasts like living pickles, hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees and apple pie-thons, he and his friends must return to save the world.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy

Directors:

Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn

Writers:

Erica Rivinoja (screenplay by), John Francis Daley (screenplay) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4