Category Archives: Family

Epic

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Chris Wedge
Writers: James V. Hart, William Joyce, Daniel Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, Chris Wedge
Stars: Blake Anderson, Aziz Ansari, Allison Bills, Jim Conroy, Todd Cummings
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0848537/

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -- and ours.

Planes

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Klay Hall
Writers: John Lasseter, Klay Hall, Jeffrey M. Howard
Stars: Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1691917/

A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.

Sleeping Beauty

Release 2014

Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

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Director: Casper Van Dien
Writers: R. Dessertine, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Casper Van Dien
Stars: Michael York, Finn Jones, Grace Van Dien, Catherine Oxenberg, Casper Van Dien
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3343136/

When a young Prince and his trusted aid learn of a beautiful Princess's cursed eternal slumber, they embark on a journey to rescue her. They must battle an evil queen and legions of undead monsters before she will be free.

ParaNorman

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Writers: Chris Butler
Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1623288/

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Writers: Eric Darnell, Noah Baumbach
Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1277953/

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Release 2008

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Writers: Etan Cohen, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479952/

The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.

Madagascar

Release 2005

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Writers: Mark Burton, Billy Frolick, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0351283/

Spoiled by their upbringing with no idea what wild life is really like, four animals from New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar, among a bunch of merry lemurs

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Director: Brad Peyton
Writers: Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn, Richard Outten, Jules Verne
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Luis Guzmán, Vanessa Hudgens
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1397514/

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Release 2009

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi

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Director: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier
Writers: Peter Ackerman, Michael Berg, Yoni Brenner, Jason Carter Eaton, Mike Reiss
Stars: Eunice Cho, Karen Disher, Harrison Fahn, Maile Flanagan, Jason Fricchione
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1080016/

When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Release 2006

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi

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Director: Carlos Saldanha
Writers: Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow, Jim Hecht
Stars: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0438097/

Manny, Sid, and Diego discover that the Ice Age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the wooly mammoths.

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