Movies like 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.

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

1 Peter Pan 2003

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit rooftops through a galaxy of stars and to the lush jungles of Neverland.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director:

P.J. Hogan

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (play), P.J. Hogan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

2 Matilda 1996

An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Danny DeVito

Writers:

Roald Dahl (book), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 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

4 Click 2006

A harried workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Frank Coraci

Country:

United States of America
6.4

5 Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker 2006

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a new computer system, which Darrius Sayle has created. He plans to give the new computer systems to every school in the country, but Mr. Blunt has other ideas and Alex must find out what it is.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Family

Director:

Geoffrey Sax

Writers:

Anthony Horowitz (novel), Anthony Horowitz (screenplay)

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.1

6 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 2003

Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Writer:

Robert Rodriguez (script)

Country:

United States of America
4.2

7 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

8 102 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

9 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

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 White Fang 1991

Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Family

Director:

Randal Kleiser

Writers:

Jack London (novel), Jeanne Rosenberg (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

12 The Three Musketeers 1993

D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, Athos, Porthos and Aramis have refused to lay down their weapons and continue to protect their king. D'Artagnan joins with the rogues to expose Richelieu's plot against the crown.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Stephen Herek

Writers:

Alexandre Dumas (novel), David Loughery (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, Austria
6.4

13 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

14 The Santa Clause 1994

Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns he must become the new Santa and convince those he loves that he is indeed, Father Christmas.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Family

Director:

John Pasquin

Country:

United States of America
6.5

15 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

16 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

17 Cheaper By The Dozen 2 2005

Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Adam Shankman

Writers:

Sam Harper, Craig Titley (characters) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

18 Just Friends 2005

While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with – a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Roger Kumble

Writer:

Adam 'Tex' Davis (as Adam Davis)

Countries:

Canada, Germany, United States of America
6.2

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 Fred Claus 2007

Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to shut Santa down, Fred must help his brother to save Christmas.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Drama

Director:

David Dobkin

Writers:

Dan Fogelman (screenplay), Jessie Nelson (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

21 Just Visiting 2001

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly learns what this new century is like. However, he still needs to get back to the 12th century to deal with the witch, so he starts looking for a wizard. Remake of 1993 French film Les Visiteurs (The Visitors).

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

Jean-Marie Poiré (as Jean-Marie Gaubert)

Countries:

France, United States of America
5.8

22 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

23 Fluke 1995

Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his life, and realizes he wasn't such a good husband and father.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, Family

Director:

Carlo Carlei

Writers:

James Herbert (novel), Carlo Carlei (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

24 Ri¢hie Ri¢h 1994

Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! Enter faithful butler Cadbury to save the day.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Donald Petrie

Writers:

Neil Tolkin (story), Tom S. Parker (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.3