Movies like Spy Kids 2001

Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of several of their old colleagues forces the Cortez' return from retirement. What they didn't count on was Carmen and Juni joining the "family business."

If you already watched and love Spy Kids, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Spy Kids.

1 Small Soldiers 1998

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Action

Director:

Joe Dante

Country:

United States of America
6.2

2 Meet The Robinsons 2007

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Stephen J. Anderson (as Stephen Anderson)

Writers:

Jon Bernstein (screenplay by), Michelle Bochner Spitz (screenplay by) (as Michelle Spitz) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

3 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

4 Sky High 2005

Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Mike Mitchell

Writers:

Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley (as Bob Schooley) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

5 Aliens In The Attic 2009

A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

John Schultz

Writers:

Mark Burton (screenplay), Adam F. Goldberg (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.4

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 Big Fat Liar 2002

Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall tale! On a cross-country adventure to set the record straight, Jason and best friend Kaylee devise a high-tech plan to squeeze the truth out of Wolf.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

Dan Schneider (story), Brian Robbins (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

8 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.

Genres:

Animation, Action, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Michael J. Wilson (screenplay), Rob Letterman (screenplay) | 8 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

9 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

10 G-Force 2009

A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. But the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. Can they escape to defeat the villain and save the world?

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Family, Comedy

Director:

Hoyt Yeatman (as Hoyt H. Yeatman Jr.)

Writers:

Cormac Wibberley (screenplay) (as The Wibberleys), Marianne Wibberley (screenplay) (as The Wibberleys) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.1

11 The Spiderwick Chronicles 2008

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Drama

Director:

Mark Waters

Writers:

Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay), David Berenbaum (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

12 Hotel For Dogs 2009

Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But the kids have to do some quick thinking to keep the cops off their tails.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Thor Freudenthal

Writers:

Jeff Lowell (screenplay), Robert Schooley (screenplay) (as Bob Schooley) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

13 The Golden Compass 2007

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Chris Weitz

Writers:

Chris Weitz (screenplay), Philip Pullman (novel)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.1

14 Zathura: A Space Adventure 2005

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

Genres:

Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Chris Van Allsburg (book), David Koepp (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

15 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

16 The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe 2005

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Andrew Adamson

Writers:

Ann Peacock (screenplay), Andrew Adamson (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

17 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

18 Holes 2003

Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in order to build character. What they don't know is that they are digging holes in order to search for a lost treasure hidden somewhere in the camp.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Drama, Comedy

Director:

Andrew Davis

Writers:

Louis Sachar (novel), Louis Sachar (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

19 Rv 2006

Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one seriously small space has a way of cramping their style.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writer:

Geoff Rodkey

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.5

20 The Last Mimzy 2007

Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them could imagine.

Genres:

Family, Drama, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Robert Shaye (as Bob Shaye)

Writers:

Bruce Joel Rubin (screenplay), Toby Emmerich (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

21 The Last Airbender 2010

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

M. Night Shyamalan

Country:

United States of America
4.1

22 The Sorcerer's Apprentice 2010

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Lawrence Konner (screen story), Mark Rosenthal (screen story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

23 Journey To The Center Of The Earth 2008

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Eric Brevig

Writers:

Michael D. Weiss (screenplay) (as Michael Weiss), Jennifer Flackett (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

24 Tooth Fairy 2010

When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. Soon, Derek is inspired to rekindle his youthful dreams.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Michael Lembeck

Writers:

Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
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