Most Popular "Based On Comic Strip" Titles
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1. 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.
2. The Peanuts Movie (2015)
G | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Completed
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.
3. Flash Gordon (1980)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
Writers: Len Blum, Lorne Cameron, David Hoselton, Karey Kirkpatrick, Michael Fry, T. Lewis, Chris Poche, Mike de Seve, Eric Forsberg | Directors: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick | Stars: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A 20th century astronaut is revived out of 500 years of suspended animation to become the greatest hero of a future Earth.
14. 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.
15. Flash Gordon (2007–2008)
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 »
16. Fritz the Cat (1972)
Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy
A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.
17. Flash Gordon (I) (1936)
Approved | 245 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless.
Writers: Alex Raymond, Ella O'Neill, Frederick Stephani, George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey | Directors: Frederick Stephani, Ray Taylor | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson
18. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.
19. 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 »
20. Garfield and Friends (1988–1995)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
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 »
22. Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998 Video)
G | 71 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 »
23. 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 »
24. Prince Valiant (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy
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 »
26. 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.
27. Li'l Abner (1959)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family
As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »
29. Modesty Blaise (1966)
119 min | Adventure, Comedy
A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring the comic book heroine Modesty Blaise set in the Italian Mediterranean.
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.
31. A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007 Video)
G | 83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Dennis Christmas is a Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he ... See full summary »
32. 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 »
33. 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.
35. Prince Valiant (1954)
Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
36. Ginger Meggs (1982)
100 min | Comedy, History
The escapades of Ginger Meggs, local larrikin. He's trying to win the heart of Minnie Peters, but the pressures of school, his rival Eddie Coogan and bully Tiger Kelly make life tough for him. Besides, there's fishing to be done.
37. 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 »
39. 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 »
40. Blondie (1938)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Family
In this first of the Blondie series, Dagwood loses his job on the eve of his and Blondie's fifth wedding anniversary.
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. The Phantom (1943)
Passed | 299 min | Action, Adventure
Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates) search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a ... See full summary »
44. Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (2011 Video)
TV-G | 46 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Linus is pushed to his limits when he learns Grandma is coming to visit and plans on ridding him of his childish security blanket.
46. 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.
47. Dennis the Menace (1987 TV Movie)
G | 118 min | Family, Comedy
This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to ... See full summary »
48. Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (1987)
71 min | Animation
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 »
49. 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 »
50. Jane and the Lost City (1987)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Jane and the Colonel must journey to Africa to the lost city to retrieve the diamonds before the Nazis do.