Movies like The Happytime Murders 2018

In a world where human beings and puppets live together, when the members of the cast of a children's television show aired during the 1990s begin to get murdered one by one, puppet Phil Philips, a former LAPD detective who fell in disgrace and turned into a private eye, takes on the case at the request of his old boss in order to assist detective Edwards, who was his partner in the past.

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

1 Bumblebee 2018

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary yellow VW bug.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Travis Knight

Country:

United States of America
6.8

2 The Meg 2018

A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Horror

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Dean Georgaris (screenplay by), Jon Hoeber (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

China, United States of America
5.7

3 Tag 2018

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming...and he’s ready.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jeff Tomsic

Writers:

Rob McKittrick (screenplay by), Mark Steilen (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

4 Skyscraper 2018

Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.

Genre:

Action

Country:

United States of America
5.8

5 Welcome To Marwen 2018

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writers:

Robert Zemeckis (screenplay by), Caroline Thompson (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

6 Life Of The Party 2018

Dumped by her husband, longtime housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Winding up at the same school as her daughter, Deanna plunges headlong into the campus experience – embracing fun, freedom and frat boys.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Ben Falcone

Country:

United States of America
5.6

7 The Spy Who Dumped Me 2018

Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Susanna Fogel

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6

8 Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween 2018

Two boys face an onslaught from witches, monsters, ghouls and a talking dummy after they discover a mysterious book by author R. L. Stine.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Horror

Director:

Ari Sandel

Writers:

Rob Lieber (screenplay by), Rob Lieber (story by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.6

9 The Kid Who Would Be King 2019

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Joe Cornish

Writer:

Joe Cornish

Country:

United Kingdom
6

10 Overlord 2018

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Genres:

Horror, War, Science Fiction

Director:

Julius Avery

Writers:

Billy Ray (screenplay by), Mark L. Smith (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.6

11 The Predator 2018

When a kid accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled female scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action, Thriller, Adventure, Horror, Comedy

Director:

Shane Black

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.4

12 Bad Times At The El Royale 2018

Lake Tahoe, 1969. Seven strangers, each one with a secret to bury, meet at El Royale, a decadent motel with a dark past. In the course of a fateful night, everyone will have one last shot at redemption.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Drew Goddard

Writer:

Drew Goddard

Country:

United States of America
7.1

13 Holmes & Watson 2018

Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.

Genres:

Mystery, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Etan Cohen

Writers:

Etan Cohen, Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were created by the late) (as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

Country:

United States of America
3.8

14 Hotel Artemis 2018

Los Angeles, June 21st, 2028. While the streets are being torn apart by riots, the Nurse, who runs a clandestine hospital for criminals in the penthouse of the Artemis, a closed old hotel, has a rough night dealing with troublemaker clients: thieves, assassins, someone from the past and the one who owns the place and the whole city.

Genres:

Thriller, Science Fiction, Action

Director:

Drew Pearce

Writer:

Drew Pearce

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6

15 Night School 2018

Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit students, his former high school nemesis and a feisty teacher who doesn't think he's too bright.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Malcolm D. Lee

Country:

United States of America
5.6

16 Hell Fest 2018

On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Gregory Plotkin

Writers:

Seth M. Sherwood (screenplay by), Blair Butler (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

17 Bad Samaritan 2018

A thief makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are no longer how he expected.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Dean Devlin

Writer:

Brandon Boyce

Country:

United States of America
6.4

18 The House With A Clock In Its Walls 2018

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

Genres:

Fantasy, Family

Director:

Eli Roth

Writers:

John Bellairs (based on the novel by), Eric Kripke (screenplay by)

Countries:

Canada, India, United States of America
6

19 Mom And Dad 2017

In a suburban community, moms and dads, one after the other, mysteriously feel the irresistible impulse to attack and kill their own offspring.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Comedy

Director:

Brian Taylor

Writer:

Brian Taylor

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.5

20 Death Wish 2018

A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Eli Roth

Writers:

Joe Carnahan (screenplay by), Brian Garfield (from the novel by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

21 Kin 2018

A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action

Writers:

Jonathan Baker (based on the short film "Bag Man" by), Josh Baker (based on the short film "Bag Man" by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

22 Peppermint 2018

A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Pierre Morel

Writer:

Chad St. John

Countries:

Hong Kong, United States of America
6.5

23 Action Point 2018

A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Tim Kirkby

Writers:

John Altschuler (screenplay by), Dave Krinsky (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, South Africa
5.1

24 Gringo 2018

An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.

Genres:

Comedy, Action

Director:

Nash Edgerton

Writers:

Anthony Tambakis (screenplay by), Matthew Stone (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1