As DreamWorks Animation fans from all over the country already know, Disney doesn’t own the market when it comes to animated movies. DreamWorks has had so many animated and live-action movies throughout the years that have been wildly successful. In fact, there have been so many animated movies that you might have forgotten which box office hits were theirs.
Some of DreamWorks films have been so memorable while others have been long since forgotten. Here are five classic DreamWorks movies you forgot about that deserve a rewatch this weekend. Let’s dive in!
1. Shark Tale
Release Date: October 1, 2004
Shark Tale is a story about a son of a gangster shark boss named Lenny who isn’t the killer shark-like he’s supposed to be. At his father’s request, he is taken out into the ocean to learn how to be a shark, but he can’t hack it because he’s actually a peaceful vegetarian. Lenny meets a fish named Oscar helps him disappear from the family business, but now Lenny is in trouble for being a shark “killer” and has to figure out how to squeeze his way to safety.
Unfortunately, Shark Tale isn’t available on any major streaming service for free. However, fans of the movie or those that wish to see it and haven’t yet can find it for rent on services like YouTube, Apple TV, and Vudu.
2. The Road To El Dorado
Release Date: March 31, 2000
Two wanted conmen named Miguel and Tulio got their sneaky hands on a map to the long-lost city of gold El Dorado during a rigged dice game. The con gets exposed, they run, and after several misfortunes, they end up lost at sea. When they hit land, they realize they’ve wound up on the shores of El Dorado.
If The Road To El Dorado sounds intriguing to you, interested streamers can find it on Peacock for free or rent on various streaming platforms like Vudu, Planet Dish, YouTube, and Apple TV.
Release Date: July 17, 2013
Turbo is an everyday garden snail who is obsessed with going fast. A freak accident gives him the power of superspeed. Now more than anything else in the world, Turbo wants to become the world’s greatest racer and he’s going to get his chance. You’ll have to watch the movie to see how Turbo the novice and underdog of the race performs in the Indianapolis 500.
If you’re ready to watch the speed-loving garden snail reach his dreams, you can stream Turbo now on Netflix, Apple TV, GoLatino TV, Amazon Prime Video, and more.
4. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Release Date: May 24, 2002
Spirit is a wild horse who was captured by humans to be trained for war. He’s a strong sassy stallion who struggles for his freedom in hopes that one day he’ll be able to go back home to his herd.
If you love horses or are looking for a strong main character, you should watch Spirit. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is now available for streaming on Hulu, Peacock, Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Dish Network, Vudu, and more.
5. Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Release Date: March 7, 2014
Mr. Peabody is the most accomplished dog in the world. He’s a businessman, scientist, master inventor, genius, and Olympic medalist. Mr. Peabody is also a dog who invented the time machine and Sherman is an eight-year-old boy. Both travel through time learning about history and going on adventures.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a movie that can entertain family members of all ages and is currently available for streaming on Netflix.