Movies like 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.

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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 Antz 1998

In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Todd Alcott (screenplay), Chris Weitz (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

3 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

4 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

5 A Bug's Life 1998

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton (co-director)

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Andrew Stanton (original story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

6 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

7 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

8 Bolt 2008

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy

Writers:

Dan Fogelman (screenplay by), Chris Williams (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

9 Shrek The Third 2007

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Chris Miller, Raman Hui (co-director)

Writers:

Jeffrey Price (screenplay by), Peter S. Seaman (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

10 Shrek 2 2004

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

William Steig (based upon the book by), Andrew Adamson (story by) | 9 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

11 Shrek Forever After 2010

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family

Director:

Mike Mitchell

Writers:

William Steig (based upon the book by), Josh Klausner | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

12 Ice Age: The Meltdown 2006

Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster prompts them to reunite and warn all the other beasts about the desperate situation.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy, Adventure

Director:

Carlos Saldanha

Writers:

Peter Gaulke (screenplay), Gerry Swallow (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

13 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

14 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

15 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

16 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

17 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

18 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

19 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

20 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

21 Madagascar 2005

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York’s Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends—Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo—have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape—with the help of some prodigious penguins—to explore the world.

Genres:

Family, Animation

Country:

United States of America
6.9

22 Shrek 2001

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

William Steig (based upon the book by), Ted Elliott | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.8

23 Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2009

Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he regain control of the machine and put an end to the wild weather before the town is destroyed?

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Phil Lord (written for the screen by), Christopher Miller (written for the screen by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

24 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