Movies like The Star 2017

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the greatest story ever told, the first Christmas.

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

1 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 2018

Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who’s secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.

Genres:

Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation

Director:

Genndy Tartakovsky

Country:

United States of America
6.3

2 Smallfoot 2018

A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy

Directors:

Karey Kirkpatrick, Jason Reisig (co-director)

Writers:

Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay by), Clare Sera (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

3 Peter Rabbit 2018

Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.

Genres:

Animation, Adventure, Family

Director:

Will Gluck

Writers:

Rob Lieber (screen story by), Will Gluck (screen story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

4 Early Man 2018

Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.

Genres:

Family, Comedy, Animation, Adventure

Director:

Nick Park

Writers:

Mark Burton (screenplay by), James Higginson (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.1

5 Christopher Robin 2018

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Marc Forster

Writers:

A.A. Milne (based on characters created by), Ernest Shepard (based on characters created by) (as E.H. Shepard) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

6 Dr. Seuss' The Grinch 2018

The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy, Fantasy

Writers:

Michael LeSieur (screenplay by), Tommy Swerdlow (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

7 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

8 Wonder Park 2019

A young girl named June with a big imagination makes an incredible discovery -- the amusement park of her dreams has come to life. Filled with the world's wildest rides operated by fun-loving animals, the excitement never ends. But when trouble hits, June and her misfit team of furry friends begin an unforgettable journey to save the park.

Genres:

Comedy, Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Dylan Brown (uncredited)

Writers:

Josh Appelbaum (screenplay by), André Nemec (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Spain, United States of America
5.8

9 The Christmas Chronicles 2018

Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Clay Kaytis

Writers:

Matt Lieberman (screenplay by), David Guggenheim (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

10 The Lego Ninjago Movie 2017

Six young ninjas are tasked with defending their island home of Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors using their skill and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy....high school.

Genres:

Action, Animation, Adventure, Family

Writers:

Bob Logan (screenplay by), Paul Fisher (screenplay by) | 11 more credits »

Countries:

Denmark, United States of America
6

11 Ferdinand 2017

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Carlos Saldanha

Writers:

Robert L. Baird (screenplay by), Tim Federle (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

12 The Emoji Movie 2017

Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

Genres:

Animation, Family, Comedy

Director:

Tony Leondis

Writers:

Tony Leondis (screenplay by), Eric Siegel (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
3.2

13 Benji 2018

Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Brandon Camp

Writers:

Brandon Camp (written for screen by), Joe Camp (based on the 1974 motion picture written by)

Countries:

United Arab Emirates, United States of America
6.3

14 I Can Only Imagine 2018

Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.

Genres:

Music, Drama

Directors:

Andrew Erwin (as The Erwin Brothers), Jon Erwin (as The Erwin Brothers)

Writers:

Bart Millard (based on the life story of), Jon Erwin (story by) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

15 Goodbye Christopher Robin 2017

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

Genres:

Family, History

Director:

Simon Curtis

Country:

United Kingdom
7.1

16 Olaf's Frozen Adventure 2017

Olaf is on a mission to harness the best holiday traditions for Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music

Directors:

Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers (as Stevie Wermers-Skelton)

Writers:

Jac Schaeffer (screenplay by), Brian Kesinger (head of story)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

17 Rock Dog 2016

When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.

Genres:

Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Music

Director:

Ash Brannon

Writers:

Ash Brannon (screenplay by), Kurt Voelker (screenplay by) | 9 more credits »

Countries:

China, United States of America
5.9

18 Leap! 2016

When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to marry her. Fate has other plans, however, and Anna winds up on the other side of the Emerald Isle with handsome, but surly, Declan -- an Irishman who may just lead Anna down the road to true love.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Anand Tucker

Countries:

Ireland, United States of America
6.5

19 The Man Who Invented Christmas 2017

In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the depths of his troubled mind; an old, lonely, embittered man, so vivid, so human, that a whole world grows around him, a story so inspiring that changed the meaning of Christmas forever.

Genres:

Drama, History, Comedy

Director:

Bharat Nalluri

Writers:

Susan Coyne, Les Standiford (based on "The Man Who Invented Christmas" by) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Ireland, Canada
7

20 Breathe 2017

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Andy Serkis

Writer:

William Nicholson (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.1

21 Paul, Apostle Of Christ 2018

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul's death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church.

Genre:

History

Director:

Andrew Hyatt

Country:

United States of America
6.6

22 Lady And The Tramp 2019

The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Family

Director:

Charlie Bean

Writers:

Andrew Bujalski (screenplay by), Kari Granlund

Countries:

Canada, New Zealand, United States of America
6.3

23 Pandas 2018

In the mountains of Sichuan, China, a researcher forms a bond with Qian Qian, a panda who is about to experience nature for the first time.

Genre:

Documentary

Writer:

Drew Fellman

Country:

United States of America
7.4