Category Archives: Family

The Muppets

Release 2011

Genre Comedy, Family, Musical

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Director: James Bobin
Writers: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson
Stars: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Steve Whitmire
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1204342/

With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon.

Rio 2

Release 2014

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Carlos Saldanha
Writers: Don Rhymer, Carlos Saldanha, Jenny Bicks, Yoni Brenner, Carlos Kotkin
Stars: Jake T. Austin, Carlinhos Brown, Kristin Chenoweth, Jemaine Clement, Jim Conroy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2357291/

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.

We Bought a Zoo

Release 2011

Genre Drama, Family

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Director: Cameron Crowe
Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Cameron Crowe, Benjamin Mee
Stars: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford, Maggie Elizabeth Jones
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1389137/

Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo.

Escape from Planet Earth

Release 2013

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

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Director: Cal Brunker
Writers: Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker, Tony Leech, Cory Edwards, Stephen Fry
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Jessica Alba
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0765446/

Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Writers: Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs, Lori Forte
Stars: Aziz Ansari, Joy Behar, Christopher Campbell, Alain Chabat, Ester Dean
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1667889/

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Oz the Great and Powerful

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Sam Raimi
Writers: Mitchell Kapner, David Lindsay-Abaire, L. Frank Baum
Stars: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1623205/

A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Free Birds

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Jimmy Hayward
Writers: Scott Mosier, Jimmy Hayward, David I. Stern, John J. Strauss
Stars: Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, George Takei, Colm Meaney
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1621039/

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.

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.

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