Movies like The Shaggy Dog 2006

The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.

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

1 Hoodwinked! 2005

Little Red Riding Hood: A classic story, but there's more to every tale than meets the eye. Before you judge a book by its cover, you've got to flip through the pages. In the re-telling of this classic fable, the story begins at the end of the tale and winds its way back. Chief Grizzly and Detective Bill Stork investigate a domestic disturbance at Granny's cottage, involving a karate-kicking Red Riding Hood, a sarcastic wolf and an oafish Woodsman.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Directors:

Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Cory Edwards (screenplay), Todd Edwards (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

2 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."

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Country:

United States of America
5.4

3 Inspector Gadget 1999

John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. Named "Inspector Gadget" by the press, John -- along with his niece, Penny, and her trusty dog, Brain -- uses his new powers to discover who was behind the explosion.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

David Kellogg

Writers:

Andy Heyward (characters), Jean Chalopin (characters) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.1

4 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

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 Aladdin And The King Of Thieves 1996

Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his villainous crew.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Family

Director:

Tad Stones

Writers:

Mark McCorkle (screenplay by), Robert Schooley (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

7 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

8 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

9 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore 2010

The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Action, Fantasy

Director:

Brad Peyton

Countries:

United States of America, Australia
4.3

10 Charlotte's Web 2006

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Gary Winick

Writers:

Susannah Grant (screenplay), Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

11 Curious George 2006

When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Writers:

Ken Kaufman (screenplay), Ken Kaufman (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

12 The Ant Bully 2006

Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the colony," Lucas can only regain his freedom by living with the ants and learning their ways.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

John A. Davis

Writers:

John A. Davis, John Nickle (book)

Country:

United States of America
5.8

13 Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 2009

Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning the $25,000 prize in a battle of the bands. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as The Chipettes - Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Romantic and musical sparks are ignited when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Animation, Fantasy, Music

Director:

Betty Thomas

Country:

United States of America
4.5

14 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

15 Nanny Mcphee 2005

Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch, threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Family

Director:

Kirk Jones

Writers:

Emma Thompson (screenplay), Christianna Brand ("Nurse Matilda" books)

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.5

16 The Spy Next Door 2010

Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, Bob's longtime nemesis, a Russian terrorist, pays a visit to the family.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Family

Director:

Brian Levant

Writers:

Jonathan Bernstein (screenplay), James Greer (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

17 Nim's Island 2008

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Writers:

Joseph Kwong (screenplay), Paula Mazur (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

18 Pixel Perfect 2004

Samantha's band, the Zettabytes, is meeting with little success, so her friend Roscoe uses his knowledge of technology designed by his father to create a holographic lead singer, Loretta Modern. The band instantly becomes successful, but Samantha begins to feel alienated, Roscoe discovers feelings for Samantha, and Loretta struggles with individuality.

Genres:

TV Movie, Family, Science Fiction, Comedy

Director:

Mark A.Z. Dippé

Writers:

Alan Sacks (story), Neal Shusterman (story) | 1 more credit »
5.7

19 Racing Stripes 2005

Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark stripes mark him as different, he decides he'll race anyway. And with help from the young girl who raised him, he just might end up in the winner's circle.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Frederik Du Chau

Writers:

David Schmidt (story), Steven P. Wegner (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, South Africa
5.2

20 Snow Dogs 2002

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Brian Levant

Writers:

Jim Kouf (screenplay), Tommy Swerdlow (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.2

21 Are We Done Yet? 2007

Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Hank Nelken (screenplay), Hank Nelken (screen story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.2

22 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

23 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
5

24 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