Movies Based on TV Shows

Not all movies based on TV shows are created equal -- some small screen-inspired films miss what made fans love the show in the first place, while others capture the TV spirit just right. The movies on this list are definitely in the second group (whew!). So tune in and enjoy!

Browse Movies Based on TV Shows

Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue! Movie Poster Image
Race car fun will please Paw Patrol fans; positive themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun Movie Poster Image
10 episodes of Peppa repackaged as a sing-along movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
The Rugrats Movie Movie Poster Image
'90s animated tale has some cartoon violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
Continue reading
Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! The Movie Movie Poster Image
Teamwork, diversity, mild peril greet engine on global trip.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Movie Poster Image
Very similar to the edgy animated TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
Muppets Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
Amusing Muppets sequel ups the gags, as well as the action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Continue reading Watch review
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Movie Poster Image
Just as charming and curious as it was in 1985.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
Continue reading
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Movie Poster Image
Buoyant, farcical time-travel Enterprise escapade.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Continue reading
The Brady Bunch Movie Movie Poster Image
Campy, affectionate send-up of a classic TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Continue reading
Charlie's Angels Movie Poster Image
Edgy girl-power fun; action violence, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
Continue reading
The Simpsons Movie Movie Poster Image
Same hilarious but in-your-face, edgy humor as TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Continue reading
Addams Family Values Movie Poster Image
Witty '90s sequel has lots of innuendo, violent scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
Continue reading
 
Downton Abbey Movie Poster Image
Gorgeous drama will thrill longtime fans of the show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading Watch review
Wayne's World Movie Poster Image
Lowbrow '90s comedy has raunchy humor, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
Continue reading
The A-Team Movie Poster Image
Big explosions, big fun in big-screen adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Continue reading Watch review

Other great lists from our editors