Directed by Bryan Howards and Chris Williams, ‘Bolt’ is one cute animated movie, which won the hearts of not only the youngsters but also their parents and grandparents alike. Its simple story of finding true meaning in life was what immediately struck a chord with the audiences, eventually going on to receive Academy and Golden Globe nominations.
The John Travolta-Miley Cyrus starrer, narrated the story of a show dog, who after separating from his master Penny, goes on the road to self-discovery, ultimately finding his true identity and overcoming the struggles of dealing with it, which form the affable climax of the film. The tale of an ordinary protagonist rising above all odds is a popular premise, which moviemakers base their films on. Such similar plot lines are told in different ways; so let’s take a look at a list of movies similar to Bolt that have ordinary ‘people’ achieving extra-ordinary things in life. You can watch several of these movies like Bolt on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
13. Chicken Little (2005)
Based on the titular fable of a diminutive rooster, who thought that the sky was falling, directors of ‘Chicken Little’ gave the animated film a little sci-fi twist, where the town is subject to an alien invasion. The story follows Chicken Little being ridiculed when he causes widespread panic in town, thinking that the world is ending, only to discover the truth, which is out of this world! The film saw its clumsy lead going on to discover his true self, eventually making his father and his townspeople proud of his deeds.
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12. Shark Tale (2004)