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38 Movies Like Fantastic Mr. Fox That You Need To Watch

Movies Like Fantastic Mr. Fox

Are you a die-hard fan of stop-motion animated movies with adventure, crime, and comedy? Then you are at the right place because here you will get a list of 38 animated comedy movies. But before I ask, do you remember Fantastic Mr. Fox?

Or perhaps this is one of your childhood memories of watching animation with your siblings. Or if you are in search of something like Fantastic Mr. Fox, full of adventures and humor, then you are in luck. And for those who missed watching this movie, let me briefly introduce you.

“Fantastic Mr. Fox” is the second highest-rated animated movie of the year 2009, released something like 13 years ago on November 13, 2009, by Wes Anderson. As the name of the film indicates, “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” it is a story that revolves around a fox, not a wild fox but a fantastic fox, which is more human-like and also tricky, clever, quick, and anthropomorphic.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Fantastic Mr. Fox and his crime partners.

Here you can also find talky animals, dangerous rescues, heroic missions, evilness, family drama, and village life. This story is plain, but the animation feature makes it extraordinary. Mr. Fox has a wife named Facility. When Facility reveals that she is pregnant, she wants to spend the rest of her life in peace and requests that Mr. Fox changes his profession from theft to a safer job.

For the sake of keeping his promise to his wife, after two human years or 12 fox years, he started working as a news reporter and settled down with his family and son Ash in a new foxhole in a tree, ignoring the warning from the lawyer. And the area in which they are living is not safe for them. Then Mr. Fox moved in with his family and started living with Felicity’s nephew, Kristofferson Silverfox.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Fantastic Mr. Fox

After so many twists and turns, the story ends with a happy tone and the good news of Felicity’s upcoming pregnancy. I’m not going to spoil the story by telling whole funny scenes to those who are new to this.

This movie is actually an adaptation of the 1970 children’s novel “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by British artist Donald Chaffin. Now come to our main point: the 38 best-animated comedy movies include adventures like Fantastic Mr. Fox. There are plenty of movies; some are similar to Fantastic Mr. Fox, and some are better than Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Also read: 33 Movies Like The Bad Guys That Are Pure Animated Fun.

The film revolves around two friends. One is a lonely American girl, Mary Daisy Dinkle, and the other is an overweight American man with a neurodevelopmental disorder, Max. The story is about distance friendships, unconditional relationships, social isolation, depression, and the obscurity of life.

The film starts in 1976, when Mary is eight years old and lives a lonely life with his distant father, Noel, and his alcoholic impulse control disorder mother, Vera.

She lives an unpeaceful life because, not only at home, she is dealing with loneliness, but also at school, she has no friends, and also because of an unfortunate birthmark on her forehead, everyone in her class teases her. Her only friend is her rooster, named Ethel. Her favorite food is condensed milk, and her favorite cartoon show is The Noblets.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Max Jerry Horowitz

The story twisted when she got a telephone book and became curious to know about Americans. And she randomly chose Max Jerry Horowitz, a 44-year-old man, to write a letter.

Soon, through writing letters to each other, they became friends forever. The story ends in a sentimental and heartbreaking way when Mary grows up into a woman and travels to New York with her infant child to finally visit his friend, Max.

But it was too late; Max had already died. The most heartbreaking moment for Mary was when she noticed he was gazing at the letters from her when he died and realized her friend was the most important to him and how much he valued this unconditional friendship. 

  • Where to watch: Max and Mary are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

37. Coraline (2009)

The 100-minute film “Coraline” is a dark fantasy horror stop-motion comedy-drama. It was written and directed by an American film director, Charles Henry Selick Jr. This film won Annie Awards and was ranked third at the box office with grosses of over $124.6 million. This film is based on the novel Coraline, written by British author Neil Gaiman and published in 2002.

This is not a simple story; it is an adventure to another world of imagination, the nightmares of children, and the desires and dreams that come true through a secret door. It is visually stunning and also entertaining, with Gothic and horror themes.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Coraline

The film revolves around a brave 11-year-old girl named Coraline Jones, who is frustrated and struggles with her workaholic parents and moves from one place to another. When she and her parents move to the Pink Palace apartment there, she meets a boy who is the landlady’s grandson.

He gave her a button-eyed doll, which she accepted. And the doll is not a normal doll, and the doll guides her to a secret door where a new world of horror starts. Later, after many encounters, she finally escaped from the secret door and reunited with her parents. 

  • Where to watch: Coraline is streaming on Netflix, Apple TV, and Amazon Prime Video.

36. Rango (2011)

The 107-minute film “Rango” is an American digitally animated Western comedy film directed by an American film director and screenwriter, Gregor Justin “Gore” Verbinski. It is inspired by a screenplay by American playwright and filmmaker John Logan.

This film won the best-animated feature at the 84th Academy Awards, presented by AMPAS, and grossed over $245.7 million on a budget of $135 million; that’s an extremely commercial success. The film is all about Rango, who is a chameleon from a specialized natural group of Old World lizards. This film is filled with humor, witty jokes, action, seriousness, and adventure that make this movie well made. Despite the fact that this is a family movie, it is dark for children because there are some serious things like smoking, drinking alcohol, use of guns, and death. 

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Rango

The film starts with Chameleon’s separation from his shelter family, whose pet he was. He is lost and abruptly winds up and starts traveling through the Mojava Desert, which is known for merciless heat and is dangerous. He ends his travels in a town called Dirt. In this town, he becomes a sheriff and starts working with the other animals.

Everyone in this town is struggling with a lack of water; even the last jug of water is stolen by the bank. Is Rangon able to solve the problem and become the hero of the townspeople, or has he failed? Is Rangon, as a sheriff, going to be successful in fulfilling his duty? Can he live up to the others who trust him? Or does he return to his old owner and lose his own identity? This movie is one of those “see before you die” types.

  • Where to watch: Rango is steaming of Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

35. Isle of Dogs (2018)

The 101-minute film “Isle of Dogs” is an adult stop-motion animated drama film, including science fiction. It was written, produced, and directed by an American filmmaker, Wesley Wales Anderson. This film won the 76th Golden Globe and grossed over $64 million worldwide.

This film is set in the Modern Japanese city of Magasaki, a fictional place. It is an adventure into the future world of imagination, the fight against dog flu, and a witty movie full of smart jocks. Anderson was inspired by seeing a road sign in England for the Isle of Dogs, the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Akhira, and the film The Plague Dogs.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Isle of Dogs

The film starts in 2038, with the outbreak of canine flu or dog flu spreading throughout the fictional city of Magasaki and the whole of Japan. The city’s mayor, Kenji Kobayashi, banished all the dogs to a trash island.

The first symptoms were found in Kobayashi, a bodyguard dog of an orphan named Atri Kobayashi and Moyar’s nephew ward. To search for spots, Atari hijacks a plane and flies to Trash Island. At the end of the film, Atari becomes mayor of Magasaki, and then all the dogs are reintegrated into society and cured of the flu. 

  • Where to watch: Isle of Dogs is streaming on YouTube and Hotstar.

34. Corpse Bride or Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (2005) 

The 77-minute film “Corpse Bride” (or Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride) is a stop-motion animated film. It is also known as “dark musical fantasy.” This film is directed by Tim Burton and Mike Johnson, with a screenplay by Caroline Thompson, Pamela Pettler, and John August.

This film is full of witty dialogue about appreciating the beauty of life, even though the death realm looked way more colorful than the living realm. Death is shown in this film as a normal thing, and it teaches us not to be scared of death because death is realistic. It is also a tale of love lost.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Corpse Bride

This film won the National Board of Review for Best Animated Feature and gained commercial success grossing over $118.1 million worldwide. The film is set in an unnamed town in Victorian times. This film revolves around Victor Van Dort, who is the son of a new rich fish merchant and prepares to marry a girl named Victoria, the daughter of a materialistic aristocrat.

The wedding is accidentally ruined by Victor because he forgets his vows. And then, feeling nervous about the nearby forest, he vows to a tree and places his wedding ring on the root of the tree, but that is not a root but a skeleton’s hand.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Corpse Bride

The skeleton was a girl named Emily, and she declared herself Victor’s wife and spirited him away with herself to the land of the dead. Emily was killed years ago; she was cheated on, robbed, and murdered by his fiance, Barkis. After Victor’s reconciliation with her about her death, he decided to marry her. and Victoria witnessed their wedding.

The film’s main twist occurs when Barkis comes back and misbehaves with Emily. And also tried to kidnap Victoria. Will he be successful in his evil plan? And will Emily and Victor live happily? What happened to Victoria? Is she kidnapped? Or will Victor fight with Barkis and save her?

  • Where to watch: Corpse bride is streaming on Netflix, YouTube،, and Amazon Prime Video.

33. Boss Baby (2017)

The 97-minute film The Boss Baby is a digitally animated comedy movie. This film was directed by Thomas MacGranth, produced by an American animation studio, DreamWorks Animation Studio, and distributed by an American film production company, 20th Century Fox, Inc. It is loosely based on American author Maria Farazee’s 2010 picture book, The Boss Baby.

The film was liked by some viewers; on the other hand, it was also criticized for its plot and humor. At the box office, it grossed over $528 million against a budget of $125 million and was nominated for the Annie Awards, Academy Awards, and Golden Globes, losing the winner position in all three of these awards because of the Coco (2017) film.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

The Boss Baby

The film revolves around an infant baby boy who has all the tricks for taking attention from his parents from day to night. He pretends to be innocent, but he is a master planner in this film, like a boss. He has a big brother who is seven years old named Tim Templeton, who is horrified by him.

The boss baby has all the ways and behaviors of an adult. When he first arrived home as a new baby, he was in a black suit and tied with a briefcase and arrived in a taxi. He behaves normally in front of his parents like an infant, crying for food, changing diapers, and wanting attention, but when he is with his brother, he talks like an adult.

The film twists when the boss baby reveals to his brother, Tim, that he is working as a secret agent for Baby Corp. Will they love each other like brothers? Or do there come more twists? Let me answer the second question: There are more twists and turns than you can imagine. Later in this film, the baby is taken back to his secret agent company, and he becomes the CEO.

The secret agent employees remove all evidence of the baby from his home and make his parents forget about him. But Tim was never able to forget him, and the baby also missed the time when he was with his brother, and they missed each other. After many years, they met. What happens next? I’m not going to tell, and I don’t want to spoil the secrets.

  • Where to watch: The Boss Baby is streamed on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, and Google Play movies & TV.

Also read: What To Expect From Boss Baby 2?

32. Coco (2017)

The 105-minute film “Coco” is an American computer-based animated film that includes fantasy, the supernatural, and folklore. The film was produced by an American animation studio called Pixar Animation Studios and released by an American film production company called Walt Disney Pictures.

Coco is based on Lee Unkrich’s original idea, and he directed and co-directed it with Adrina Molina. Also, the concept of this film is inspired by the Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday. It is also known as the 16th highest-grossing animated film ever in 2017, having grossed over $807.8 million worldwide on a budget of $175 to 225 million.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Coco

The main success of the film was that it was chosen by the National Board of Review as the best-animated film of its time. The film is all about Mexican culture, and “Day of the Dead” shows a heartwarming experience. The themes of the film are family, relationship, ambition, and love for music, and the film’s creative dialogue and writing, as well as its outstanding animation, make it well made.

In the film, a boy named Miguel, who is 12 years old and lives in the town of Santa Cecilia, is accidentally transported to the land of the dead. His adventures were to return his great-great-grandfather Earnesto de la Cruz, a dead legendary musician, to his loving family and reverse the ban on his family’s music. Earnesto was killed when a church bell fell on him.

The journey to the Land of the Dead is something like Alice’s Wonderland. Will Miguel successfully return his ideal great-great-grandfather from the Land of the Dead? There is more to explore. I am not going to spoil the secrets and adventure of this film. But I’m telling you this film has a happy ending, like a good film.

  • Where to watch: Coco is streaming on Amazon Prime Video and Disney+.

Aslo read: Animated Movies To Watch If You Loved Coco

31. The Croods (2013)

The 98-minute film The Croods is an American adventure comedy film, digitally animated. The film was written and directed by an American filmmaker, Kirk DeMicco, and produced by DreamWorks Animation. It is set in the Pleistocene era of fictional prehistoric times called the Croodaceous.

In the film, when their cave is destroyed in search of a new home, the Croods set out in search of a new, mysterious, and unfamiliar place with the help of an inventive boy named Guy, where they find fantastic magical creatures, strange surprises, and a lot of adventure. The film was nominated for two awards, the Academy Awards, and the Golden Globe, but lost to the musical fantasy film Frozen. 

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

The Croods

The film is about a cave family that survives in a cave after a natural disaster because of its leader, an old patriarch named Gurg. He has a daughter named Eep; she is not like her father. Gurg is an old-fashioned-minded man who can’t accept the changes and believes in old tricks and ways of life. Then the film twists when a modern human boy comes and encounters them.

As a result, the cave was destroyed, and they became homeless. They find a new adventure place. When the boy, Guy, directed them to a new place of adventure, they agreed because they didn’t have any other option. What happens next? Will Croods survive? Will they find a new, better home? Guy helped them, or he left and return to where he came from? 

  • Where to watch: The Croods streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

30. Chicken Run (2000)

The 84-minute film Chicken Run is a stop-motion animated comedy film produced in partnership with an American businessman, Pathé Freres, and a British animation studio, Aardman Animation Limited. The film was liked by many viewers and grossed over 224 million on a budget of 45 million, becoming the highest-grossing stop-motion animated film in history at that time.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Chicken Run

The film revolves around a group of British chickens living on an egg farm. The farm’s owner is named Mrs. Tweedy, who is so cruel that she orders her husband to kill the chicken, which is not able to lay eggs. So, the chickens’ mission is to escape from this farm. The main twist in the film came when the chickens saw an American rooster. Will they succeed in their plan?

  • Where to watch: Chicken Run is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

29. Luca (2021)

The 95-minute film “Luca” is an American computer-animated film that includes the coming-of-age and fantasy genres. It was inspired by Casarosa’s childhood in the capital of Liguria and also by the Pixar artists’ research into Italian culture and environment.

This is the story of a friendship between a sea monster child, who is disguised as a human, and a human being. It tells about coming of age, courage, curiosity, and, most importantly, a true friendship.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Luca

The story revolves around a sea monster named Luca, who is very timid but loved by his parents. His parents always warned him against approaching land, fearing that he could be trapped by humans. But Luca wanted to see the world. Will he succeed? or be trapped by humans?

One day he meets one of his fallen monster children named Alberto. They become friends in a short time and, later, own a Vespa, a luxury Italian brand scooter, to travel around the world and see the world’s beauty. But Luca’s father finds out about his son’s actions and decides to send him deep into the sea to his uncle. Will Luca and Alberto meet again? Or is this the end of their dream and friendship? 

  • Where to watch: Luca is streaming on Hotstar.

28. Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)

The 85-minute film “Shaun the Sheep Movie” is a stop-motion animated film that includes comedy and adventure. The film is mainly based on the British television series “Shaun the Sheep.” In 2015, it became the 9th highest-grossing animated film and grossed over 106 million on a budget of 25 million. The film was liked by many viewers; in fact, it was praised by critics and known as a funny, absurd, and very inventive film.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Shaun the Sheep Movie

The film revolves around a sheep named Shaun, who is very naughty, mischievous, and clever but bored with his daily routine. He lives with a group of sheep on his owner’s farm. So, they made a plan to escape from their daily routine by putting their master to sleep and wheeling him away. His owner lost both his memory and himself in the big city. Will Shaun find his owner? And will Shaun be able to change his daily routine?

  • Where to watch: Shaun the Sheep Movie is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

27. Monster House (2006)

The 91 Mint Film Monster House is an American computer Animated film that includes Gothic, Horror, and Haunted House. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for a best-animated feature but lost the award to a musical comedy film, Happy Feet. The film is liked by many viewers, gets positive criticism from critics, and has grossed over 141 million on a budget of 75 million.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Monster House

The movie is set in a Gothic setting in a haunted house, but it is also at the same time funny, scary, and sharp. The story revolves around a girl named DJ Walter, who is 12 years old.

She witnesses that her neighbor’s house is actually a monster house, where an old man named Horace Nebbercracker lives; he confiscates a little girl’s tricycle to scare her and warns her to stay away from his house because he hates children. This story is full of ghosts, haunted scenes, and fun.

  • Where to watch: Monster House is streaming on Netflix and YouTube.

26. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

The 102-minute film Kubo and the Strings is an American stop-motion animated film including fantasy and action, produced by an American animation studio named Laika. The film was not liked by many viewers and was criticized for its story, musical score, and craftsmanship; it grossed over 77 million worldwide on a budget of 60 million.

The film is set in the Kamakura period of Japan, also called feudal Japan. The plot revolves around a boy named Kubo, who is 12 years old, and his mother is ill. He takes care of his mother and himself by magically manipulating papers; it’s an art of folding paper with music from his three strings for villagers. His father was a medieval warrior from Japan named Henzo, who was missing.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Kubo and the Two Strings

Later in the story, he and his two partners, a monkey and a bee defeat an evil spirit named the Moon King, his grandfather, and her mother’s two sisters by wearing his lost father’s legendary suit. His grandfather and aunts took his eyes when he was a baby. The story is full of adventures, actions, twists, and turns.

  • Where to watch: Kubo and the Two Strings is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

25. Trolls (2016) 

The 93-minute film Trolls is an American digitally animated film that includes musical comedy and was produced by an American animation studio called DreamWorks Animation.

The film is based on Goodluck trolls, also called dam dolls, created by a Danish woodworker named Thomas Dam. The film is liked by many viewers, and critics gave it a positive response. It has grossed over $369 million on a $125 million budget. In 2020 released a sequel named Trolls World Trolls.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Trolls

The plot revolves around trolls, who are cheerful little dolls who love to sing, dance, and live happily. Their happiness does not last long when they come into the gaze of Bergens, who are gigantic, ugly, and miserable, and who think that if they eat the trolls, then they will live happily.

Then Princess Poppy and Branch, who set out on a mission to rescue their friends, show Bergens the new side of the world and teach them how to find happiness and joy. The film gives a strong message about how to enjoy life.

  • Where to watch: Trolls is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

24. The Willoughbys (2020)

The 92-minute film The Willoughbys is a partially animated film that includes comedy and funny scenes. The film is based on American writer Lois Lowry’s The Willoughbys, and the screenplay is written by Mark Stanleigh and Pearn. The story begins with a cat who is telling stories about the Willoughby siblings. They are four siblings: Tim, Jane, and Barnaby, who are twins.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

The Willoughbys

The children’s parents did not care about their children; they only cared about each other. So, to replace their loneliness, neglect, and self-centeredness, they are trying to find new parents for them who will take care of them. Will they find new parents? Will they get rid of the loneliness and find happiness? Will their parents realize their duty towards their children?

  • Where to watch: The Willoughbys is streaming on Netflix.

23. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

The 90-minute film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy and science fiction and was produced by an American animation studio named Sony Pictures Animation Inc. The film was based on Judi and Ron Barrett’s book, “Claudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” The film is liked by few viewers and criticized for its simple character design, but it has grossed over $234 million on a budget of $100 million.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Claudy with the Chance of Meatballs

The film was set in Swallow Falls, an island in the Atlantic Ocean, and revolves around a boy named Flint Lookwood, who is an aspiring scientist and lives with his father, Tim, and his monkey Steve, who is his assistant.

The economic condition of the island was very poor, so Flint made a machine that could convert water into food. But unfortunately, like his other failed experiments, the machine gets out of control. Will Flint succeed in stopping the machine in order to save the world?

  • Where to watch: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, and YouTube.

22. The Bad Guys (2020)

The 100-minute film The Bad Guys is an American computer-animated film with comedy and criminal themes, including planning, execution, and robbery, and was produced by an American animation studio called DreamWorks Animation LLC. The film is based on an American children’s book named The Bad Guys.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

The Bad Guys

In 2022, it was the second-highest-grossing animated film. The film revolves around a group of anthropomorphic animals known for their crimes (robbery, pickpocketing, etc.). The group’s leader is Mr. Wolf. The story is full of crime scenes. Will they leave these bad habits behind and live a good life?

  • Where to watch: The Bad Guys is streaming on Amazon Prime Video, ZEE5, and YouTube.

21. Peter Rabbit (2018)

The 95-minute film Peter Rabbit is a live-action, 3D computer-animated film that includes comedy. The film is based on Helen Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit, a character. The film is liked by many viewers, is critically acclaimed, and has grossed over $351 million on a budget of $50 million. This film’s sequel, also released in 2021, is named Peter Rabbit: The Runway.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Peter Rabbit

The film revolves around a rabbit named Peter Rabbit and his family. In his family, he has three triplet sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, and a cousin named Benjamin Bunny. They spend their time picking on an old man named Mr. McGregor because he killed Peter’s father and ate him. They also stole his vegetables from his garden. The film twists when the old man’s nephew arrives. 

  • Where to watch: Peter Rabbit is streaming on Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, and YouTube.

20. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

The 92-minute film Kung Fu Panda is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy and martial arts and was produced by an American animation studio called DreamWorks Animation. In 2008, it became the third-highest-grossing animated film and grossed over $631 million on a budget of $130 million.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Kung Fu Panda

The film is set in ancient China’s “Valley of Peace,” where many anthropomorphic animals live. The film revolves around a clumsy giant panda named Po, who is an aspiring kung fu master. He dreams of fighting with masters of kung fu—a tiger, a monkey, a viper, a Manticore, and a crane—who are trained by a cranky red panda named Master Shifu.

When an evil spirit threatened the Valley of Peace, Po was selected as the Dragon Warrior and decided to destroy the evil spirit with the help of the Furious Five Kung Fu masters.

  • Where to watch: Kung Fu Panda is streaming on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, and Netflix.

19. Despicable Me (2010)

The 95-minute film Despicable Me is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy. The film was liked by many viewers, received positive reviews from critics, and grossed over $543 million on a budget of $69 million. It was also nominated for three awards: the Golden Globes, the BAFTA awards, and the Annie Awards, and it also became the ninth-highest-grossing film.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Despicable Me

The film follows a supervillain named Gru, who stole the Great Pyramid of Giza, and his next plan is to steal the earth’s moon. Meanwhile, he adopts three orphan girls to start a family. 

  • Where to watch: Despicable Me is streaming on Amazon Prime Video and YouTube.

Also read: To Watch ‘Despicable Me 3’? All The Streaming Services

18. Abominable (2019) 

The 97-minute film Abominable is a digitally animated film that includes comedy and was produced by an American animation studio called DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studios. The film is liked by many viewers and has grossed over 188 million on a budget of 75 million.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Abominable

The film was also banned in some countries because of a scene where a map was misused. The film revolves around a teenage girl named Yi and a young yeti. In Shanghai, on the roof of the girl’s apartment, she and Yeti encountered; later, they became friends, and she named him Everest. The story is full of adventure, action, and mysteries.

  • Where to watch: Abominable is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

17. The Emoji Movie (2017)

The 86-minute film The Emoji Movie is an American computer-animated movie that includes comedy and science fiction. This film is inspired by an American animated movie, Toy Story, in which Leonardo falls in love.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

The Emoji Movie

The film was liked by many viewers and, at the same time, criticized by critics for its humor and script and grossed over $217 million on a budget of $50 million. The film revolves around Gene, a multi-expressional emoji named Gene. He was deleted by his owner, Alex, at the time of the message to his curse. The film is full of comedy.

  • Where to watch: The Emoji Movie is streaming on Amazon Prime Video and YouTube.

16. Ferdinand (2017)

The 108-minute film Ferdinand is an American computer-based animated film that includes comedy and adventure and was produced by an American animation studio called Blue Sky Studios. The film was liked by many viewers and grossed over $296 million on a budget of $111 million. It was a box office bomb at the North American box office.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Ferdinand

The film is set in Spain and revolves around a young, soft-hearted bull named Ferdinand, who loves flowers and lives with other calves and bulls. When his father did not return from the bullfight, he escaped from Casa del Toro. But unfortunately, he was taken back to the place where he lived and tried to escape. Will he be able to escape again? 

  • Where to watch: Ferdinand is streaming on Hotstar and YouTube.

15. Over the Hedge (2006)

The 83-minute film Over the Hedge is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy and was produced by an American animation studio called DreamWorks Animation SKG. The film is based on a comic strip called “Over the Hedge” by T. Lewis and Michael Fry.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Over the Hedge

The film is liked by many viewers and has grossed over 340 million on a budget of 80 million. The film centers around a raccoon who tries to steal food from a bear named Vincent. He also tricks a group of animals into finding food in Suburbia for him. The film is full of comedy; what happens next? 

  • Where to watch: Over the Hedge is streaming on Amazon Prime Video and YouTube.

14. Happy Feet (2006)

The 108-minute film Happy Feet is an American computer-animated film including comedy and music, directed, produced, and co-written by an Australian filmmaker named George Miller. The film is liked by many viewers and has grossed over $384 million on a budget of $100 million.

38 Movies Like "Fantastic Mr. Fox" Need To Watch: For Fans Of Animation Films

Happy Feet

The film revolves around a penguin named Mumble, an Emperor penguin. He lacks the ability to sing, but every Emperor penguin attracts a mate by singing, and he can’t sing, so he is exiled by his family. He set out on a journey to find himself—his real identity. This is a film about a quest for identity.

  • Where to watch: Happy Feet is streaming on YouTube.

13. Rise of the Guardian (2012)

The 97-minute film Rise of the Guardian is an American 3D computer-animated film that includes comedy, adventure, and action. It was produced by an American animation studio called DreamWorks Animation.

The film is centered around a boy named Jack Frost, who has amnesia and awakens from a pond. When he realized that no one could hear or see him, he disappeared. In the spirit of winter, he used to enjoy and deliver snow to the children three years later.

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Rise of the Guardian

There’s at the north pole an evil spirit called Pitch Black who is bringing his nightmares to children. Jack was enlisted by four guardians—Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman, and the Bunny—to stop the evil pitch black. Will they succeed and destroy the evil Pitch Black?

  • Where to watch: Rise of the Guardian is streaming on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, and Netflix.

Also read: The 8 Most Beautiful Animated Films Ever Made To Watch In September 2020

12. Over the Moon (2020)

Over the Moon is a 100-minute computer-animated film that includes fantasy and music. The film was nominated for two Golden Globes and the 93rd Academy Award and grossed over $860,000 worldwide. The film revolves around a girl named Fei Fei; she loves her mother very much. She and her family make mooncakes, a Chinese bakery product.

They own a bakery and are busy preparing delicious mooncakes for the upcoming moon festival. Fei Fei loves stories about the legendary moon goddess named Chang’e, who took a magic immortality potion and was banished for eternity to live on the moon, leaving her true love Houyi behind.

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Over the Moon

The themes are grief and loss, the death of a parent, adventure, new parent relationships, and also Chinese culture and mythology. When her mother falls ill, she gives her a white rabbit named Bungee and leaves her forever. She wanted to meet the mythical goddess, Chang, and make a rocket ship. The story is full of adventure and fantasy.

  • Where to watch: Over the Moon is streaming on Netflix.

11. Robots (2005)

The 90-minute film is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy, adventure, and science fiction. It was produced by an American animation studio called Blue Sky Studios. The film was liked by many viewers and grossed over $262 million on a budget of $75 million.

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Robots

The film is set in a world dominated by sentient robots. A young aspiring inventor from Rivet Town named Rodney Copperbottom, son of Herb and Lydia Copperbottom, wanted to meet his idol, Bigweld, who is a master inventor. He cheats on older women. Will he meet his idol? The film is full of adventure and comedy.

  • Where to watch: Robots is streaming on Hotstar and YouTube.

10. The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

The 93-Minute Film, The Tale of Despereaux, is a computer-animated film that includes adventure and was produced by British animators Sam Fell and Rob Stevenhagen. The film is based on an American children’s fiction author, Katerina Elizabeth DiCamillo’s novel, “The Tale of Despereaux,” published in 2003. The film is well-liked by viewers but is also criticized for its unoriginal story and has grossed over 86 million on a budget of 60 million.

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The Tale of Despereaux

The film is centered around a brave rat named Despereaux Tilling. He befriends a princess. The story begins with two unhappy creatures: a sailor named Pietro and a rat named Roscuro. They find their fates intertwined with that of a princess named Princess Pea. The film is full of adventure and action.

  • Where to watch: The Tale of Despereaux is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

9. Inside Out (2015)

The 95-minute film Inside Out is an American computer-animated film full of emotions. The film centers around a young girl’s emotions and feelings. Within her mind, five emotions control her actions: joy, sadness, fear, disgust, and anger. Her experience of daily life becomes her emotions every night and is stored in her long-term memory.

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Inside Out

Because of her father’s new job, they shifted from one place to another. When she was eleven, they moved from Minnesota to a California city called San Francisco. She is trying to adjust to her new home with her five emotions and struggling to cope with her new life’s changes. Will she live happily and cope with her new life?

  • Where to watch: Inside Out is streaming on Hotstar.

8. A Bug’s Life (1998)

The 95-minute American computer-animated film A Bug’s Life included comedy and was produced by an American animation studio called Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures, an American film production company. The film was inspired by a Greek storyteller, Aesop’s “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” a fable. The film centers around the struggle of a group of ants, who are led by the Queen and her daughter Princess Atta.

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A Bug’s Life

They lived on an island. Every year, they collect food, and in the summer, they are forced to leave by a group of grasshoppers led by Hopper. The film twisted when a brave inventor stood against the grasshopper gang and planned to fight with them with the help of Bug’s circle. Will they succeed and save his group from grasshoppers? Will the Bug’s help him? 

  • Where to watch: A Bug’s Life is streaming on Hotstar.

7. Megamind (2010) 

The 96-minute film Megamind is an American 3D computer-animated film that includes comedy and a superhero. The film is centered around a supervillain and an intelligent alien named Megamind. He is a villainous blue alien with a genius-level intellect and a desire to become the fate of the metropolis; this affection stems from his dark past. Since then, Megamind and Metro Man have fought each other for power and the fate of Metro City.

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Megamind

He has a fish who can talk named Minion, a childhood friend of his, and he created robots called Brainbots. He defeated and killed his enemy, named Metro Man. They lived in a metro city and were raised together. When he killed his enemy, he started to get bored, so he decided to make a new hero. But unfortunately, his superhero becomes eviler than him. Will he be able to save the world from his own self-created superhero?

  • Where to watch: Megamind is streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube.

Also read: Animated Movies To Watch If You Loved Megamind

6. Frankenweenie (2012)

The 87-minute film Frankenweenie is a 3D stop-motion animated film that includes comedy, gothic elements, and science fiction. It was written by an American screenwriter named John August and directed by American filmmaker Tim Burton. This film is based on an English novel, Mary Shelley’s famous novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus.

The film won the Saturn Award and grossed over 81 million on a budget of 39 million. The film is centered around a young scientist named Victor Frankenstein, who is an aspiring filmmaker. He lived in a town named Holland with his family and a bull terrier named Sparky. He loved his dog very much.

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Frankenweenie

Inspired by his science teacher, he wanted to experiment on animals, so he chose his dog to experiment on. Will this experiment have a good result? Or, like Shelley’s Frankenstein, he invites trouble and makes his life worse.

  • Where to watch: Frankenweenie is streaming on Hotstar.

Also read: 50 Best Fantasy Movies Of All Time

5. Onward (2020)

The 102-minute film Onward is an American computer-animated film that includes adventure and urban fantasy and was produced by an American animation studio called Pixar Animation Studios. The film is not well-liked by the viewers, and it underperforms at the box office, grossing over 142 million on a budget of 200 million. The film is centered around two brothers, Lightfoot and Barley. One is self-conscious; the other is enthusiastic about gaming.

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Onwards

They lived in a magical world full of magic and advanced technologies. On their 16th birthday, after their father had died, their mother gave their son a gift from their father. They set out on a journey to bring him back to his father for a day. Will they succeed in their mission?

  • Where to watch: Onward is streaming on Hotstar.

4. Zootopia (2016)

The 108-minute film Zootopia, also known as Zoomania, is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy, action, and friendship. The film is set in a world where anthropomorphic animals live. The film is centered around the partnership between a police officer, Judy Hopps, and two foxes, con artists named Nick Wilde and Finnik. She is working for Chief Bogo and regularly gets assigned tasks.

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During one of her shifts, she is manipulated by Nick; she unlawfully arrests Duke Weaselton and is reprimanded by Bogo. At the same time, an otter named Mrs. Otterton arrives, pleading for help for her missing husband.

However, Bogo challenges Judy to solve the case within 48 hours or resign if she cannot. Judy wanted to solve it, and she realized that this was not a simple task, so she decided to take help from the con artist. Will they succeed in solving the case? 

  • Where to watch: Zootopia is streaming on Hotstar.

3. Bolt (2008)

The 96-minute film Bolt is an American computer-animated film that includes comedy and adventure. The film is centered around a dog named Bolt, who is a white Swiss shepherd. He was adopted by a girl named Penny. Five years later, they are working on a film series called Bolt about science fiction. The dog uses her superpowers and thinks that his superpower is natural.

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Bolt

The film is full of humor, funny dialogues, and adventure. After an adventurous episode causes Bolt, the dog, to believe Penny, his co-actor in the film, has been kidnapped. So, to save her, he escapes from his set but unfortunately gets into trouble and knocks himself into a box of packing peanuts, which is sent to New York City.

  • Where to watch: Bolt is streaming on Hotstar.

2. Up (2009)

The 96-minute film “Up” is an American computer-animated film produced by an American animation studio called Pixar Animation Studios and released by an American film production company called Walt Disney Pictures. The film was liked by many viewers, received critical acclaim for its narrative, screenplay, animation, characters, and themes, and grossed over $735 million on a budget of $175 million.

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Up

The film is centered around a 78-year-old man named Carl, who is a balloon salesman. He wanted to go up. So, he ties balloons to his house and flies away, finally fulfilling his lifelong dream of adventure. And later, when he discovers a cute boy named Russell, who is eight years old, they set off on a hilarious journey in a lost world that is filled with action, danger, and surprises.

  • Where to watch: Up is streaming on Hotstar.

1. Rio (2011)

The 96-minute film Rio is an American 3D computer-animated film that includes adventure and comedy. The film is a classic tale of self-identity, humor, cute romance, and adventure. The plot begins with a carnival in Brazil; after the carnival, some unusually beautiful birds are transferred from Brazil to another country.

The plot centers around a bird named Blu, a flightless macaw, who is adopted and raised by a girl named Linda. Blue, a male Spix’s Macaw hatchling, falls out of a truck. Linda eventually owns a bookstore named Blue Macaw Books.

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Rio

The bird, Blu, continues to live very happily and comfortably with his friend and companion. However, as a result of living a secluded life in Linda’s bookstore, Blu is very intelligent and smart but still unable to fly.

And he is ridiculed and irritated by Alice and Chloe, Canada geese, who frequently come and meet Linda to visit outside of the bookstore. Later in the book, it shows that he was the last breed of his species. So, he has to return to his family. Then Blu falls in love with a feisty female named Jewel. The story is lovely and full of adventure.

  • Where to watch: Rio is streaming on Hotstar and YouTube.

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