Family Movies

New Popeye

Popeye

114 min

Last updated: 02/27/2017.

Country: USA

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Family

Release date: 12 Dec 1980

Director: Robert Altman

Stars: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley ...

IMDB Ratings: 5.2

Popeye, a sailor, arrives at the small coastal town of Sweethaven ("Sweethaven—An Anthem") while searching for his long-lost father. He is immediately feared by the townsfolk simply because he is a stranger ("Blow Me Down"), and is accosted by a greedy taxman. He rents a room at the Oyl family's...
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New When the Game Stands Tall

When the Game Stands Tall

115 min

Last updated: 02/22/2017.

Country: USA

Genres: Drama, Family, Sport

Release date: 22 Aug 2014

Director: Thomas Carter

Stars: Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, Alexander Ludwig, Clancy Brown ...

IMDB Ratings: 6.7

Bob Ladouceur, the coach of the De La Salle Spartans, watches his team win the championship of their undefeated 2003-2004 season. Following tradition, the seniors share their stories about what the team means to them. The juniors, including Ladouceur's son Danny, celebrate with team captain Chris Ryan who has a...
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The Last Lions

The Last Lions

88 min

Last updated: 01/17/2017.

Country: USA, Botswana

Genres: Documentary, Family

Release date: 18 Feb 2011

Director: Dereck Joubert

Stars: Jeremy Irons ...

IMDB Ratings: 8.4

Fifty years ago there were close to half-a-million lions in Africa. Today there are around 20,000. To make matters worse, lions, unlike elephants, which are far more numerous, have virtually no protection under government mandate or through international accords. This is the jumping-off point for a disturbing, well-researched and beautifully...
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Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

108 min

Last updated: 01/04/2017.

Country: USA

Genres: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Release date: 27 May 2016

Director: James Bobin

Stars: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman ...

IMDB Ratings: 6.3

Alice Kingsleigh has spent the past three years following in her father's footsteps and sailing the high seas. Upon her return to London from China, she finds out that her ex-fiancé, Hamish Ascot, has taken over his father's company and plans to have Alice sell him over her father's ship...
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HD Happy Feet 2

Happy Feet 2

100 min

Last updated: 01/04/2017.

Country: Australia

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Release date: 18 Nov 2011

Director: George Miller, Gary Eck, David Peers

Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Lombardo Boyar, Jeffrey Garcia, Johnny A. Sanchez ...

IMDB Ratings: 5.9

Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home -- one that will take everyone working together to save them. Erik, son of the penguins Mumble and Gloria, is unable to dance like...
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HD Piper

Piper

6 min

Last updated: 01/03/2017.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Short, Family

Release date: 17 Jun 2016

Director: Alan Barillaro

Stars: N/A ...

IMDB Ratings: 8.5

A flock of sandpipers hunt for food at a seashore, rushing to peck at the sand when the wave recedes and retreating when it comes in. One baby is encouraged by her mother to join the flock, but she fails to retreat in time and is drenched by the incoming...
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Walking with Dinosaurs 3D

Walking with Dinosaurs 3D

87 min

Last updated: 12/30/2016.

Country: USA, UK, Australia

Genres: Animation, Adventure, Family

Release date: 20 Dec 2013

Director: Barry Cook, Neil Nightingale

Stars: Charlie Rowe, Karl Urban, Angourie Rice, John Leguizamo ...

IMDB Ratings: 5.2

A paleontologist named Zack takes his nephew Ricky and niece Jade on a fossil hunt. While alone, Ricky is met by a talking rook, who turns into an Alexornis named Alex. He tells him of a story set in the Cretaceous period 70 million years ago. Patchi is the smallest...
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Geri's Game

Geri's Game

4 min

Last updated: 12/29/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Short, Family

Release date: 25 Nov 1997

Director: Jan Pinkava

Stars: Bob Peterson ...

IMDB Ratings: 8

In an empty park during autumn, the title character, Geri (voiced by Bob Peterson), is an elderly man who plays a game of chess against himself, "becoming" each of the players in turn by moving to the other side of the chessboard, where he changes his personality and either puts...
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Lifted

Lifted

5 min

Last updated: 12/29/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Short, Family

Release date: 29 Jun 2007

Director: Gary Rydstrom

Stars: N/A ...

IMDB Ratings: 8

A young alien, Stu, is inside a spacecraft taking an examination in alien abduction. He must snatch a sleeping farmer named Ernie under the watchful eye of his impassive examiner, a gelatinous blob named Mr. B. Working from memory, Stu is expected to use an array of thousands of identical...
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One Man Band

One Man Band

4 min

Last updated: 12/29/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Short, Family

Release date: 06 Jun 2006

Director: Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez

Stars: N/A ...

IMDB Ratings: 7.8

Bass, a street performer, plays a routine tune in a deserted Italian village square in the afternoon, waiting for a pedestrian to tip him in his rusty iron cup. Soon, he spots Tippy, a humble peasant girl clutching a big gold coin, with the intention of dropping it in the...
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Boundin'

Boundin'

5 min

Last updated: 12/29/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Short, Family

Release date: 05 Nov 2004

Director: Bud Luckey, Roger Gould

Stars: Bud Luckey ...

IMDB Ratings: 7.1

A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed....
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It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown

It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown

22 min

Last updated: 12/28/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Release date: 27 Nov 1992

Director: Bill Melendez

Stars: Jamie E. Smith, John Christian Graas, Marnette Patterson, Mindy Ann Martin ...

IMDB Ratings: 7.2

It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown is composed of several Christmas-themed story lines, all taken directly from the Peanuts comic strip: Charlie Brown tries to sell wreaths door-to-door. Peppermint Patty worries about her Christmas book report. Peppermint Patty and Marcie attend a performance of Handel's Messiah. The following day at school, Peppermint Patty writes...
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It's Magic, Charlie Brown

It's Magic, Charlie Brown

24 min

Last updated: 12/28/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Release date: 28 Apr 1981

Director: Phil Roman

Stars: Michael Mandy, Brent Hauer, Cindi Reilly, Rocky Reilly ...

IMDB Ratings: 7.4

Charlie Brown decides that Snoopy needs to educate himself, and gives him his library card to go get a few books. Snoopy decides to take out one book, a book on magic, which after reading, influences him to hold a Vaudeville show (under the stage name "The Great Houndini"). During...
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

30 min

Last updated: 12/27/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Release date: 20 Nov 1973

Director: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman

Stars: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger ...

IMDB Ratings: 7.8

The special opens with Lucy enticing Charlie Brown to kick the football she is holding. Charlie Brown at first refuses, correctly suspecting that Lucy will pull it away as always; but Lucy convinces him that kicking the football is a Thanksgiving tradition, and that being asked to do so is...
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Frosty Returns

Frosty Returns

24 min

Last updated: 12/27/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Short, Family

Release date: 01 Dec 1992

Director: Evert Brown, Bill Melendez

Stars: Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin, Brian Doyle-Murray ...

IMDB Ratings: 4.9

The special begins with a musical number showing that Beansboro Elementary School is canceled for the day due to a seven-inch snowfall. While the adults incessantly complain about the problems snow and ice cause, the children enjoy the opportunity to play outside. The scene then shifts to Holly DeCarlo, a lonely...
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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

48 min

Last updated: 12/27/2016.

Country: USA, Japan

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family

Release date: 14 Dec 1970

Director: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

Stars: Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees ...

IMDB Ratings: 7.8

Mailman Special Delivery "S.D." Kluger (voiced by Fred Astaire) is introduced after a newsreel prologue, telling the viewer how children around the world are preparing for the arrival of Santa Claus. When his snowmobile/mail truck breaks down, he tells the story of Santa Claus, answering the children's letters to Santa. The...
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Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

72 min

Last updated: 12/27/2016.

Country: USA, Canada

Genres: Animation, Family, Fantasy

Release date: 11 Nov 1997

Director: Andrew Knight

Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers ...

IMDB Ratings: 6.1

Princess Belle and Prince Adam (although they're not seen until the end) throw a Christmas party for the local villagers at their castle (with many of the servants previously enchanted). Lumiere and Cogsworth argue who brought Christmas back to the castle (both claiming credit for themselves), while Mrs. Potts insists...
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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

96 min

Last updated: 12/26/2016.

Country: USA

Genres: Animation, Drama, Family

Release date: 06 Nov 2009

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Stars: Jim Carrey, Steve Valentine, Daryl Sabara, Sage Ryan ...

IMDB Ratings: 6.8

On Christmas Eve in 19th century London, Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old moneylender at a London counting house, does not share the merriment of Christmas. He declines his cheerful nephew Fred Holywell's invitation to a Christmas dinner party and dismisses two gentlemen collecting money for charity. His loyal employee Bob...
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

104 min

Last updated: 12/26/2016.

Country: USA, Germany

Genres: Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Release date: 17 Nov 2000

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor ...

IMDB Ratings: 6

All the Whos down in Whoville enjoy celebrating Christmas with much happiness and joy, except the Grinch (Jim Carrey), who hatefully resents Christmas and the Whos with great wrath and occasionally pulls dangerous and harmful practical jokes on them. As a result, no one likes or cares for him. Meanwhile,...
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Max Steel

Max Steel

92 min

Last updated: 12/26/2016.

Country: UK, USA

Genres: Action, Adventure, Family

Release date: 14 Oct 2016

Director: Stewart Hendler

Stars: Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello, Andy Garcia ...

IMDB Ratings: 4.8

Max Steel is an in-depth "origin" story. The plot chronicles the adventures of teenage Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who are symbiotically bonded and utilize a unique form of esoteric energy to become the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel. As these two unlikely friends struggle to accept their oddly connected...
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