Movies like The Indian In The Cupboard 1995

A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.

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

1 Little Nemo: Adventures In Slumberland 1989

A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

Directors:

Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz (as William Hurtz)

Writers:

Chris Columbus (screenplay), Richard Outten (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

Japan
7.2

2 Ferngully: The Last Rainforest 1992

When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home: the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to defend FernGully from lumberjacks — and the vengeful spirit they accidentally unleash after chopping down a magic tree.

Genres:

Fantasy, Animation, Family, Adventure

Director:

Bill Kroyer

Writers:

Jim Cox (screenplay), Diana Young (original stories)

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.5

3 An American Tail 1986

A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he'd have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home.

Genres:

Drama, Family, Animation, Adventure, Music

Director:

Don Bluth

Writers:

Judy Freudberg (screenplay), Tony Geiss (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

4 The Pagemaster 1994

Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he has to try and get home again.

Genres:

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family, Animation

Directors:

Pixote Hunt (as Maurice Hunt), Joe Johnston

Writers:

David Kirschner (story), David Casci (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

5 The Secret Of Nimh 1982

A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

Don Bluth

Writers:

Robert C. O'Brien (novel), Don Bluth (story adaptation) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

6 Casper 1995

Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to seek her claim, she is frightened away by a wicked wave of ghosts. Determined to get her hands on this hidden fortune, she hires afterlife therapist Dr. James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from the mansion. Harvey and his daughter Kat move in, and soon Kat meets Casper, the ghost of a young boy who's "the friendliest ghost you know." But not so friendly are Casper's uncles--Stretch, Fatso and Stinkie--who are determined to drive all "fleshies" away.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Family

Director:

Brad Silberling

Writers:

Joseph Oriolo (characters), Sherri Stoner | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

7 Troop Beverly Hills 1989

A Beverly Hills housewife in the middle of a divorce tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter's Wilderness Girls troop.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Jeff Kanew

Writers:

Ava Ostern Fries (story), Pamela Norris (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

8 Flight Of The Navigator 1986

12-year-old David is accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, but when he awakens eight years have passed. His family is overjoyed to have him back, but is just as perplexed as he is that he hasn't aged. When a NASA scientist discovers a UFO nearby, David gets the chance to unravel the mystery and recover the life he lost.

Genres:

Family, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Randal Kleiser

Writers:

Mark H. Baker (story), Michael Burton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

9 The Neverending Story 1984

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

Genres:

Drama, Family, Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

Wolfgang Petersen

Writers:

Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay by), Herman Weigel (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Germany
7.4

10 The Dark Crystal 1982

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Animation

Directors:

Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Writers:

David Odell (screenplay), Jim Henson (story)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.2

11 Return To Oz 1985

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, finds herself back in the land of her dreams, and makes delightful new friends, and dangerous new enemies.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Walter Murch

Writers:

Walter Murch (screenplay), Gill Dennis (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.7

12 The Little Princess 1939

The classic Shirley Temple film in which a little girl goes in search of her father who is reported missing by the military during the Second Boer War.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Walter Lang, William A. Seiter (uncredited)

Writers:

Ethel Hill (screen play), Walter Ferris (screen play) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 Coneheads 1993

With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from France.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction, Family

Director:

Steve Barron

Country:

United States of America
5.3

14 Harry And The Hendersons 1987

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be some money in this). As you guessed, it isn't dead. Far from being the ferocious monster they fear "Harry" to be, he's a friendly giant.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

William Dear

Writers:

William Dear, Bill Martin (as William E. Martin) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6

15 Little Monsters 1989

A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed where pulling pranks on kids and other monsters is the main attraction

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family

Director:

Richard Greenberg (as Richard Alan Greenberg)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

16 Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead 1991

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Stephen Herek

Country:

United States of America
6.2

17 Madeline 1998

The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington decides to sell Madeline's school.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Daisy von Scherler Mayer (as Daisy Von Scherler Mayer)

Writers:

Ludwig Bemelmans (books), Malia Scotch Marmo (screen story) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

France, United States of America
5.9

18 Harriet The Spy 1996

When the secret notebook of a young girl who fancies herself a spy is found by her friends, her speculations make her very unpopular! Can she win her friends back?

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Family

Director:

Bronwen Hughes

Writers:

Louise Fitzhugh (novel), Greg Taylor (adaptation) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

19 Dennis The Menace 1993

Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Nick Castle

Writers:

Hank Ketcham (characters), John Hughes

Country:

United States of America
5.6

20 My Girl 2 1994

Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do and essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly realises she knows very little about her. She manages to get her father to agree to let her go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil and do some research on her mother.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Howard Zieff

Writers:

Laurice Elehwany (characters), Janet Kovalcik

Country:

United States of America
5.2

21 Zenon: Girl Of The 21st Century 1999

Zenon Kar, a 13-year-old girl who lives on a space station in the year 2049, gets into some trouble and is banished to Earth. With help from some Earth friends she must find her way back.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, TV Movie

Director:

Kenneth Johnson

Writers:

Marilyn Sadler (book), Roger Bollen (book) | 1 more credit »
6.4

22 The Witches 1990

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Family

Director:

Nicolas Roeg

Writers:

Roald Dahl (book), Allan Scott (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

23 Brink! 1998

Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash with a group of sponsored skaters, Team X-Bladz--led by Val--with whom they attend high school in southern California. When Brink discovers his family is in financial trouble, he goes against the wishes of his parents and his friends and joins Team X-Bladz. Brink tries to lead a double life but will be able to pull it off?

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Greg Beeman

Writer:

Jeff Schechter

Country:

United States of America
7.1

24 Halloweentown 1998

On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses, and endless surprises.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, TV Movie

Director:

Duwayne Dunham

Writers:

Paul Bernbaum (story), Paul Bernbaum (teleplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8