Category Archives: Family

Max Steel

Release 2016

Genre Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

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Director: Stewart Hendler
Writers: Christopher Yost
Stars: Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello, Andy Garcia, Ana VillafaƱe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1472584/

The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and his alien companion, Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

Swallows and Amazons

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Family

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Director: Philippa Lowthorpe
Writers: Andrea Gibb, Arthur Ransome
Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Jessica Hynes, Richard Bremmer
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1227183/

Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons). In the meantime, a mysterious man on a houseboat accuses them of a crime they did not commit.

Storks

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland
Writers: Nicholas Stoller
Stars: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4624424/

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.

The Neighbor

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Crime, Family, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Marcus Dunstan
Writers: Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton
Stars: Josh Stewart, Bill Engvall, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Melissa Bolona, Luke Edwards
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3330764/

Set in Cutter Mississippi, the film follows a man who discovers the dark truth about his neighbor and the secrets he may be keeping in the cellar.

Pete's Dragon

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Director: David Lowery
Writers: David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks, Malcolm Marmorstein, Seton I. Miller, S.S. Field
Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence, Wes Bentley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2788732/

The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.

Little Men

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Family

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Director: Ira Sachs
Writers: Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias
Stars: Jennifer Ehle, Talia Balsam, Alfred Molina, Greg Kinnear, Clare Foley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4919484/

A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease.

Kubo and the Two Strings

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Travis Knight
Writers: Marc Haimes, Chris Butler, Shannon Tindle
Stars: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4302938/

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Tim Burton
Writers: Ransom Riggs, Jane Goldman
Stars: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1935859/

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

The BFG

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Melissa Mathison, Roald Dahl
Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3691740/

A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.

Finding Dory

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Writers: Andrew Stanton, Victoria Strouse, Bob Peterson
Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Hayden Rolence
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2277860/

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish reunites with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

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