Category Archives: Family

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.

Nine Lives

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Writers: Gwyn Lurie, Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Dan Antoniazzi, Ben Shiffrin
Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell, Cheryl Hines, Mark Consuelos
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4383594/

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

The Great Gilly Hopkins

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family

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Director: Stephen Herek
Writers: Katherine Paterson, David Paterson
Stars: Sophie NĂ©lisse, Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, Octavia Spencer, Julia Stiles
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1226766/

12-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter.

Milton's Secret

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Family

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Director: Barnet Bain
Writers: Barnet Bain, Sara B. Cooper, Donald Martin, Eckhart Tolle
Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Donald Sutherland, Mia Kirshner, David Sutcliffe, Ella Ballentine
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2806390/

A young boy becomes the victim of bullying at his school.

All Hallows' Eve

Release 2016

Genre Family, Horror, Thriller

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Director: Charlie Vaughn
Writers: Brandon Alexander III, Jake Helgren, Elizabeth Snoderly
Stars: Lexi Giovagnoli, Ashley Argota, John DeLuca, Diane Salinger, Martin Klebba
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4906686/

As Eve celebrates her Birthday on Halloween night, she discovers she's a witch and accidentally summons an old relative that wants to enslave the town.

Loserville

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance

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Director: Lovell Holder
Writers: Chris Bellant, Lovell Holder, Pietro Tebaldo
Stars: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Jonathan Lipnicki, Matt McGorry, Darby Stanchfield, Natalie Hall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4558040/

Loserville follows a dorky high school outcast named Chuck as he navigates the wild and confusing days of his senior year. Chuck must face the challenges that he and friends are growing apart; that his mother has decided to date a much younger man who just happens to be the school's gym teacher; and that his dream girl the brilliant, beautiful and popular Melissa Mercer barely acknowledges his existence. His plan to capture Melissa's heart once and for all by befriending her younger sister, Mary, is complicated by the fact that a viral video of Mary is the talk of the school. Featuring an ensemble of funny, flawed, and lovable characters who collide in a romantic, comic cocktail that turns every teen stereotype you think you know on its head.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Director: James Bobin
Writers: Linda Woolverton, Lewis Carroll
Stars: Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2567026/

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.

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