Most Popular "Based On Comic Strip" Titles
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2. Annie (2014)
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
Votes: 27,057 | Gross: $85.91M
3. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Votes: 49,379 | Gross: $103.74M
5. The Boondocks (2005– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.
6. The Phantom (1996)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Votes: 28,485 | Gross: $17.30M
8. The Peanuts Movie (2015)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.
Votes: 33,499 | Gross: $130.17M
9. Over the Hedge (2006)
PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.
Votes: 133,041 | Gross: $155.02M
11. Dennis the Menace (1993)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.
Votes: 46,449 | Gross: $51.27M
12. Tamara Drewe (2010)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Votes: 17,832 | Gross: $0.56M
13. Garfield (2004)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.
Votes: 62,703 | Gross: $75.37M
15. Marmaduke (2010)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family
A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way.
Votes: 11,775 | Gross: $33.64M
17. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
G | 85 min | Family, Animation, Adventure
A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,660 | Gross: $1.37M
19. Garfield and Friends (1988–1995)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals.
R | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last... See full summary »
23. Flash Gordon (2007–2008)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hometown Celebrity Steven "Flash" Gordon discovers a secret his father tried desperately to keep hidden. He then embarks on a journey to another dimension in hopes of finding his father who... See full summary »
24. Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998 Video)
G | 75 min | Family, Comedy
Hey, Mr. Wilson! It's another Dennis the Menace movie! The day starts out fine, it's Mr. Wilson's birthday and guess who shows up uninvited? Dennis and a few of his bug friends. After ... See full summary »
25. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time where Earth is threatened by alien invaders.
27. Annie: A Royal Adventure! (1995 TV Movie)
G | 92 min | Family, Musical
Annie is back! Along with her friends Molly, Hannah, her dog Sandy, and her wealthy father Oliver Warbucks. They take a trip to England where Oliver Warbucks is going to be Knighted by the ... See full summary »
28. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy
Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.
29. Prince Valiant (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »
32. Brenda Starr (1989)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get... See full summary »
35. Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (1987)
71 min | Animation, Comedy
Featuring the characters from Murray Ball's "Footrot Flats", (New Zealands most beloved local cartoon strip ). Questions to be answered include: Will Wal Footrot win the affections of ... See full summary »
36. The Legend of Prince Valiant (1991–1994)
22 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
After his castle is taken over; Valiant, Prince of Thule, has a dream in which King Arthur calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream and sets out on a quest to find the ... See full summary »
37. Little Orphan Annie (1932)
70 min | Comedy, Drama
Daddy Warbucks has to go on a long trip, leaving Annie alone. While wandering the street, Sandy leads Annie to discover Mickey, who is crying. Mickey's grandmother recently died, and he is ... See full summary »
R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When her surrogate father who owns the casino she works in gets murdered, Modesty Blaise takes on those that killed him and are now at the casino to rob it. It turns out she is more than just a modest worker.
40. Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (1998 Video)
G | 84 min | Family, Comedy
After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish ... See full summary »
42. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
Approved | 220 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them...
43. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973 TV Special)
30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.
44. Dennis the Menace (1986–1988)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
Animated series based on the classic comic strip by Hank Ketcham. America's most well-known little terror, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with his dog Ruff and... See full summary »
45. Garfield Gets Real (2007 Video)
75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Follow Garfield behind the scenes in Cartoon World where he grows bored with his life as a comic strip star.
48. Wicked City (1992)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if ... See full summary »
49. Popeye the Sailor (1933)
Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical
Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.
50. Rupert (1991–1997)
TV-Y7 | Animation, Family
The adventures of a young bear named Rupert who unintentionally ends up in faraway/mystical places, but at the end manages to make it back safely to his home of Nutwood.