Movies like Shorts 2009

A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.

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1 Cars 3 2017

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Brian Fee

Writers:

Brian Fee (original story by), Ben Queen (original story by) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

2 Marmaduke 2010

When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Tom Dey

Country:

United States of America
4.3

3 Yogi Bear 2010

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Animation, Adventure

Director:

Eric Brevig

Writers:

J.R. Ventimilia (as Jeffrey Ventimilia), Joshua Sternin | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, New Zealand
4.6

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 A Christmas Carol 2009

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

Genres:

Animation, Family

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Charles Dickens (based on the classic story by), Robert Zemeckis (written for the screen by)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

6 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

7 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie 2017

Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

Genres:

Action, Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

David Soren

Writers:

Nicholas Stoller (screenplay by), Dav Pilkey (based on the epic novels by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

8 Steven Universe: The Movie 2019

Two years after the events of "Change Your Mind", Steven (now 16 years old) and his friends are ready to enjoy the rest of their lives peacefully. However, all of that changes when a new sinister Gem arrives, armed with a giant drill that saps the life force of all living things on Earth. In their biggest challenge ever, the Crystal Gems must work together to save all organic life on Earth within 48 hours.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, TV Movie, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Rebecca Sugar

Writers:

Ian Jones-Quartey (story by), Chris Pianka | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
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9 Phineas And Ferb The Movie: Across The 2nd Dimension 2011

Perry's worst fear comes true when Phineas and Ferb finds out that he is in fact Secret Agent P, but that soon pales in comparison during a trip to the 2nd dimension where Perry finds out that Dr. Doofenshmirtz is truly evil and successful.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family, TV Movie

Directors:

Robert Hughes (as Robert F. Hughes), Dan Povenmire | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

10 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

11 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2009

Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. All that changes when a team of thugs raids the mall and takes hostages. Untrained, unarmed and a super-size target, Blart has to become a real cop to save the day.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Steve Carr

Country:

United States of America
5.2

12 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

13 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 2010

Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies and a moldy slice of cheese with nuclear cooties!

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Thor Freudenthal

Writers:

Jackie Filgo (screenplay), Jeff Filgo (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.2

14 Gulliver's Travels 2010

Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Rob Letterman

Writers:

Joe Stillman (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.9

15 Arthur Christmas 2011

Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning.

Genres:

Drama, Animation, Family, Comedy

Directors:

Sarah Smith, Barry Cook (co-director)

Writers:

Peter Baynham (screenplay), Sarah Smith (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

16 Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life 2016

A quiet teenage artist Rafe Katchadorian has a wild imagination and is sick of middle school and the rules that have been put before him. Rafe and his best friend Leo have come up with a plan: break every rule in the school hand book and as you expect trouble follows.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Chris Bowman (screenplay by), Hubbel Palmer (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

17 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days 2012

It's summertime, and Greg Heffley is looking forward to playing video games and spending time with his friends. However, Greg's dad has other plans: He's decided that some father-son bonding time is in order. Desperate to prevent his dad from ruining summer vacation, Greg pretends he has a job at a ritzy country club. But Greg's plan backfires, leaving him in the middle of embarrassing mishaps and a camping trip gone wrong.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

David Bowers

Writers:

Maya Forbes (screenplay by), Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

18 Shrek The Musical 2013

Shrek The Musical is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. It is based on the 2001 DreamWorks Animation's film Shrek and William Steig's 1990 book Shrek! It was nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical. On July 19, 2013, following the closure of the national tour and West End productions, Amazon.com confirmed that the filmed performance would be available for instant viewing on September 17, 2013. A DVD, Blu-ray, and digital download was also released on that day.The performance is an edit of several live performances as well as a performance shot without an audience. The original principal cast appear, as well as various alumni across the show's Broadway run. Also, it keeps the song "Donkey Pot Pie" instead of the replacement, "Forever."

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Fantasy

Writers:

David Lindsay-Abaire (book), William Steig (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

19 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

20 Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You! 2017

This is the story of how Satoshi and Pikachu first met. At first, Pikachu was disobedient towards Satoshi, but Satoshi only wanted to be friends with Pikachu. On the day they set out from Masara Town, both of them saw a Ho-Oh flying and they made a vow to meet it.

Genres:

Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Comedy

Director:

Kunihiko Yuyama

Writers:

Takeshi Shudo (earlier screenplay), Takeshi Shudo | 3 more credits »

Country:

Japan
6.3

21 Spooky Buddies 2011

Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Robert Vince

Writers:

Kevin DiCicco (character "Air Bud" created by), Robert Vince | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
4.5

22 Spy Kids: All The Time In The World 2011

Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a maniacal Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) attempts to take over the world. In order to save the world, Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook) must team up with their hated stepmother. Carmen and Juni have since also grown up and will provide gadgets to them.

Genres:

Family, Comedy, Action

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Country:

United States of America
3.5

23 The Pirates! Band Of Misfits 2012

The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate of the Year Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist, but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family, Comedy

Directors:

Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt (co-director)

Writers:

Gideon Defoe (book), Gideon Defoe (screenplay by)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.7

24 Fireplace for Your Home: Crackling Fireplace 2011

For the first time in 4K Ultra-HD, everyone’s favorite Yuletide fireplace snaps and crackles in crystal clear, high-fed holiday warmth.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

George Ford

Country:

United States of America
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