Category Archives: Family

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.

Ice Age

Release 2002

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha
Writers: Michael J. Wilson, Michael Berg, Peter Ackerman, James Bresnahan, Galen T. Chu, Doug Compton, Xeth Feinberg, Jeff Siergey, Mike Thurmeier
Stars: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Goran Visnjic, Jack Black
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0268380/

Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.

Brave

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell
Writers: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Irene Mecchi, Michael Arndt
Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1217209/

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Hotel Transylvania

Release 2012

Genre Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Writers: Peter Baynham, Robert Smigel, Todd Durham, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman
Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0837562/

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.

Rise of the Guardians

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Ramsey
Writers: David Lindsay-Abaire, William Joyce
Stars: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1446192/

When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

Tarzan

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Reinhard Klooss
Writers: Reinhard Klooss, Jessica Postigo, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Stars: Kellan Lutz, Robert Capron, Spencer Locke, Jaime Ray Newman, Brian Huskey
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1705952/

Tarzan and Jane Porter face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan's parents, after they died in a plane crash.

How to Train Your Dragon

Release 2010

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Writers: William Davies, Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders, Cressida Cowell, Adam F. Goldberg
Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0892769/

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

The Croods

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders
Writers: Chris Sanders, Kirk De Micco, John Cleese
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0481499/

After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

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