31 Best Movies Like A Monster Calls ...

31 Best Movies Like A Monster Calls ...

If you liked this movie , you will definitely love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Corpse Bride (2005)

1h 17m Romance Fantasy Animation

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.

2. The BFG (2016)

1h 57m Adventure Family Fantasy

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

3. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

1h 33m Drama

Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack—temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink’s health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.

4. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

1h 41m Family Fantasy Science Fiction

Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.

5. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

1h 33m Drama Family

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

6. Pete's Dragon (2016)

30m Drama Comedy

The owners of a dive bar in Brooklyn, Horace and Pete, along with bar regulars share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar.

7. My Life (1993)

1h 54m Drama Romance

It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time to see his first child's birth. To cleanse himself of demons in his remaining days, Bob makes a video diary, hoping to pass along some wisdom to his future child. Along the way, he discovers a lot about himself.

8. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

1h 42m Drama Family Fantasy Adventure

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.

9. The Secret Garden (1993)

1h 42m Drama Family Fantasy

A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, she begins exploring the estate and discovers a garden that has been locked and neglected. Aided by one of the servants' boys, she begins restoring the garden, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor.

10. The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)

1h 29m Drama Family Fantasy Adventure

Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.

11. The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)

1h 37m Fantasy Drama Thriller Science Fiction Mystery Family

Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan Hampshire), who is said to be a witch, shows up and attempts to steal it.

12. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

2h 9m Drama

A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.

13. I Kill Giants (2017)

14. A Dog's Purpose (2017)

1h 40m Comedy Drama Family Fantasy Adventure

A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

15. Under the Same Moon (2007)

16. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

1h 36m Adventure Drama Family

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen.

17. How It Was with Dooms (2005)

18. It&`s a Wonderful Life (1946)

19. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

1h 53m Adventure Family Fantasy

Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

20. The Bucket List (2007)

1h 37m Drama Comedy

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing everything they ever wanted to do and an unrealized need to come to terms with who they are. Together they embark on the road trip of a lifetime, becoming friends along the way and learning to live life to the fullest, with insight and humor.

21. The Cure (1995)

1h 37m Drama Family

Erik, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer.

22. Kes (1969)

23. The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

1h 36m Adventure Family Fantasy

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.

24. Charlotte's Web (2006)

50m Talk Comedy

An entertainment television show presented by Welsh singer Charlotte Church. Each episode begins with a "theme tune" which always has the same melody and harmony, but is always in a unique style. In the verse, Church sings about current events and gossip, and the chorus is simply "This is my lovely theme tune, it goes on and on."

25. Stand by Me (1986)

1h 29m Crime Drama

Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

26. Son of Rambow (2007)

1h 36m Comedy

Will is looking for an escape from his family when he encounters Lee, the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of Rambo, Lee plans to make his own action-packed video epic.

27. The Bear (1988)

30m Animation Comedy

The New Yogi Bear Show is a 30-minute weekday animated series which aired on syndication in 1988 as part of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera's 4th season. But it was the also the fifth incarnation of Hanna-Barbera's Yogi Bear. It contained 45 new episodes combined with reruns of the original 1960s Yogi series.Pared down from some of the other, recent incarnations of the adventures of Yogi and friends, this series featured only Yogi, Boo-Boo, Cindy and Ranger Smith, with episodes set in Jellystone Park.The show also introduced four new characters: Ranger Roubideux, Ninja Raccoon, Ninja Raccoon's mom, and Blubber Bear from Wacky Races.

28. One True Thing (1998)

2h 7m Drama Romance

A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.

29. Hugo (2011)

2h 6m Adventure Drama Family

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

30. Cool Kids Don&`t Cry (2012)

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