Movies Like the Phantom Tollbooth (1970)

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Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

Starring: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann
Duration: 1h 25mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

The film opens with the young boy Nemo experiencing a nightmare in which he is pursued by a locomotive.
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Teacher's Pet (2004)

Starring: Nathan Lane, Shaun Fleming, David Ogden Stiers, Kelsey Grammer
Duration: 1h 13mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Spot is a dog who wants nothing more than to be a boy, a fantasy he has been fulfilling for one year, dressing as a boy named Scott Leadready II, and going to school with his master Leonard Helperman.
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The Pagemaster (1994)

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Kanin Howell, Alexis Kirschner
Duration: 1h 20mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Pessimistic 10-year-old Richard Tyler lives life based on statistics and fears everything.
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Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

Starring: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett
Duration: 1h 26mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Horton Hears a Who! (also known as Dr.
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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)

Starring: Maxine Miller, Pam Hyatt, Hadley Kay, Chris Wiggins
Duration: 1h 16mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation is a 1986 Canadian-American animated fantasy film produced by LBS Communications and Nelvana.
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Rugrats Go Wild (2003)

Starring: Jodi Carlisle, Lacey Chabert, Tim Curry, Elizabeth Daily
Duration: 1h 20mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

The Rugrats go on an adventure through the safari. Tommy impersonates Nigel Thornberry, who is his role model and spoofs his nature show.
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A Troll in Central Park (1994)

Starring: Dom DeLuise, Cloris Leachman, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jonathan Pryce
Duration: 1h 16mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Stanley is a troll who has a magical green thumb with the ability to bring flowers and plants to life at a touch, which is forbidden in his home, the Kingdom of Trolls.
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The Rescuers (1977)

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn
Duration: 1h 18mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

In an abandoned river boat in Devil's Bayou, Louisiana, a young orphan named Penny drops a message in a bottle, containing a plea for help into the river.
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The Boxtrolls (2014)

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

In a hill-top town of Cheesebridge, Norvenia during the Victorian era, rumors abound that subterranean trolls (known as Boxtrolls for the cardboard boxes they wear) have kidnapped a baby.
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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A Veggietales Movie (2008)

Starring: Tim Hodge, Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer, Cam Clarke
Duration: 1h 25mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

In the past, the pirate Robert the Terrible attacks and boards one of the Kingdom of Monterria's ships, capturing Prince Alexander.
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James and the Giant Peach (1996)

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow
Duration: 1h 19mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Family

James Henry Trotter is a young orphan whose parents were devoured by a rhinoceros, forcing him to live with his sadistic and domineering aunts Spiker and Sponge.
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Doogal (2006)

Starring: Jon Stewart, Judi Dench, Daniel Tay, Jimmy Fallon
Duration: 1h 18mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

The wizard Zebedee, a red jack-in-the-box-like creature, is having a nightmare about the ice villain named Zeebad.
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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)

Starring: John Goodman, Charles Fleischer, Blaze Berdahl, Rhea Perlman
Duration: 1h 12mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

In New York City, an Eastern bluebird named Buster runs away from his siblings and he meets an intelligent orange Tyrannosaurus named Rex, who is playing golf.
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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris
Duration: 1h 14mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

The film's content is derived from three previously released animated featurettes Disney produced based upon the Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A.
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Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Starring: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Bill Walsh for Walt Disney Productions.
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Winnie the Pooh (2011)

Starring: Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson, John Cleese, Bud Luckey
Duration: 1h 3mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

The story takes place inside a storybook, whose letters can be seen around many of the scenes.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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Stuart Little 2 (2002)

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki
Duration: 1h 17mins
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Three years after his adoption, Stuart Little questions his abilities following a disastrous soccer match alongside his adoptive older brother George.
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)

Starring: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving
Duration: 51mins
Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Santa Claus wakes up with a cold sometime before Christmas.