Wolfner Library :: Recommended Readings :: Youth Recommended Readings :: Family Movies
This bibliography includes movies of possible interest to children, teens, and their families. The inclusion of a movie in this catalog does not constitute recommendation or endorsement by the library staff of any particular movie for viewing by children. Not all movies in this catalog are suitable for all children. The maturity of individual children varies. It is the responsibility of parents to monitor and approve the videos their children order and view. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is as follows (click on the rating to jump to that category):
G: General Audiences
• All ages admitted
PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
• Some material may not be suitable for children
PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned
• Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13
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Arthur: Hooray for Health!
Hooray for Health includes: Arthur's Chicken Pox/ Sick as a Dog; Arthur's Tooth/ D.W. Gets Lost; D.W., The Picky Eater/ Buster and the DareDevils; and Just Desserts/ The Big Dig. 2011.
Arthur's Music Jamboree
Arthur and his friends enjoy a medley of musical mishaps in eight animated episodes of the award winning PBS series, based on the books by Marc Brown. In this collection, Arthur gets a new piano teacher, Buster sets out to sell candy for the band and Arthur battles stage fright before a big concert at school. Starring Michael Yarmush, Justin Bradley, Oliver Grainger, and Daniel Brochu. 2001.
Big Brother Binky
Binky learns what it means to be an older brother, after his parents adopt a baby girl from China. Starring Cameron Ansell, Robert Naylor and Bruce Dinsmore. 2007.
Binky goes Nuts
When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy. Starring Cameron Ansell, Jason Szwimer and Bruce Dinsmore. 2005.
Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Starring Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy and Michael Caine. 2011.
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. Stars Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper. 2017.
Cars Toon: Mater's Tall Tales
Mater the tow truck travels from country to country as he retells his infamous but unbelievable stories. Starring Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson and Lori Alan. 2008
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. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Beyoncé Knowles. 2013.
Martha goes to School
TD thinks it would be funny to put Martha's name on the list for substitute teachers. TD panics after he leaves his school project to the last minute. Starring J.T. Turner, Tabitha St. Germain, Alex Ferris, Christina Crivici, and Vanesa Tomasino. 2010.
Martha Says It with Flowers
TD passes in the wrong drawing in art class (a rather unflattering caricature of his art teacher). Martha decides to do something really special for Grandma's birthday. Starring J.T. Turner, Tabitha St. Germain, Alex Ferris, Christina Crivici, and Vanesa Tomasino. 2008.
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman and Mary Gibbs. 2001.
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi. 2013.
The Peanuts Movie
Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life. Starring Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller. 2015.
Pixar Short Films Collection 2
Disney and Pixar presents an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award nominees and a host of family favorites. A few of the movies are: Presto, Day & Night and La Luna. 2012.
The Princess and the Frog
A fairy tale set in Jazz Age-era New Orleans and centered on a young woman named Tiana and her fateful kiss with a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again. Starring Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, and Oprah Winfrey. 2010.
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams. Starring Karen Disher, Jesse Eisenberg, and Anne Hathaway. 2011.
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. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway and others. 2015.
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles. 1995.
Toy Story 2
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Joan Cusack. 1999.
Toy Story 3
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. Starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen. 2010.
Toy Story of Terror!
What starts out as an exciting road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse following a detour to a roadside motel. After Mr. Potato Head suddenly disappears, his friends find themselves caught up in a hilarious mystery that must be solved before they suffer the same fate in this thrilling story of TERROR! Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack. 2013.
Winnie the Pooh
Return to the Hundred Acre Wood for a heartwarming original movie, and reunite with the beloved bear and his silly but steadfast friends. Starring Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson, and John Cleese. 2011.
The Adventures of Tintin
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor. Starring Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, and Daniel Craig. 2012.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Starring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, and Ed Oxenbould. 2015.
Alice in Wonderland
19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. 2010.
Alice through the Looking Glass
Alice Returns to the Whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter. Stars Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Deep and Anne Hathaway. 2016.
When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, the pastor of a failing Anglican church attempts to aid them by planting crops and enlisting the help of the community. Stars John Corbett, Cara Buono and Myles Moore. 2017.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes. Starring Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, and David Cross. 2009.
Alvin and The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems. Starring Justin Long, Anna Faris, Amy Poehler, and Christina Applegate. 2011.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother. Starring Jason Lee, Justin Long and Matthew Gray Gubler. 2015.
The Angry Birds Movie
Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to. Starring Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride. 2016.
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Starring Quvenhane Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx. 2014.
Beauty and the Beast
An Adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and young woman who fall in love. Stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans. 2017.
Big Hero 6
The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. Starring Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung and others. 2015.
Six blind Tibetan teenagers climb the Lhakpa-Ri peak of Mount Everest, led by seven-summit blind mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer. Starring Gavin Attwood, Sally Berg, and Sonam Bhumtso. 2006.
Book of Life
Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Starring Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, and Channing Tatum. 2014.
The Boss Baby
A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Stars Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi and Jimmy Kimmel. 2017.
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. Starring Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly, and Emma Thompson. 2012.
Call of the Wild
In the midst of the Klondike gold rush, an adventurer and his devoted sled dog mush their way into the heart of an exciting, boisterous, unpredictable era. A vivid recreation of Jack London's classic wilderness saga starring Charlton Heston. Starring Charlton Heston, Michele Mercier, and Raimund Harmstorf. 1972.
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Stars Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms. 2017.
A Christmas Carol
When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas -- but he must act on it before it's too late. Starring Jim Carrey. 2010.
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden. 2015.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Stars Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal and Benjamin Bratt. 2017.
After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. Starring Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone. 2013.
Vying for the title of "World's Greatest Villain", Gru along with his hilarious crew of mischievous minions plots to pull off the craziest crime of the century: steal the moon! But when Gru enlists the help of three little girls, they see something in him nobody else has ever seen: the perfect dad. Starring Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Miranda Cosgrove and Julie Andrews. 2010.
Despicable Me 2
When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness. Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, and Benjamin Bratt. 2013.
Despicable Me 3
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Stars Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker. 2017.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer? Starring Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, and Devon Bostick. 2012.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. Stars Jason Drucker, Alicia Silverstone and Tom Everett Scott. 2017.
A Dog's Purpose
A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners. Stars Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid and Peggy Lipton. 2017.
The Emoji Movie
Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. Stars T.J. Miller, James Corden and Anna Faris. 2017.
God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood. Starring Steve Carrell. 2007.
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Stars John Cena, Kate McKinnon and Bobby Cannavale. 2017.
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. Starring Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks and Ed O'Neill. 2016.
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. Starring Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara and Martin Short. 2012.
When a princess with the power to turn things into ice curses her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. Starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff. 2013.
Glee: The Concert Movie
See your favorite stars from the hit TV show Glee as they sing the songs you love and dance up a storm on stage. Get swept up in the energy of "Glee Live" -- including performances not seen in theaters and hilarious Sue Sylvester introductions! Starring Cory Monteith, Dianna Agron, and Lea Michele. 2011.
The Good Dinosaur
In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. Starring Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Maleah Nipay-Padilla. 2015.
The familiar story of the Grinch stealing every present in town on Christmas Eve has been expanded to incorporate flashbacks to the Grinch's childhood, which serve to explain his hostility toward the Whos. Starring Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, and Christine Baranski. 2000.
An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference. Starring Jim Parsons, Rhianna, Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin. 2015.
He was destined to be the Easter bunny, but all he wanted to do was rock! When teenage E.B. leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rock star drummer, he meets Fred, an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals. Together the two encounter a series of hilarious mishaps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the importance of family. Starring Russell Brand and James Marsden. 2012.
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. Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Selena Gomez. 2012.
Hotel Transylvania 2
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel. Starring Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Kevin James and David Spade. 2015.
How to Train Your Dragon
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. Starring Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. 2010.
How to Train Your Dragon 2
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Starring Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. 2014.
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Starring Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Christopher Lee. 2011.
Ice Age: Continental Drift
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. Starring Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John Leguizamo. 2012.
Ice Age: Collision Course
Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world. Starring Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John Leguizamo. 2016.
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. Starring Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson and Holly Hunter. 2004.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. Starring Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Lewis Black. 2015.
Into the Woods
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Johnny Deep. 2014.
Jack and Jill
Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave. Starring Adam Sandler and Katie Holmes. 2011.
Jem and the Holograms
As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. Starring Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau. 2015.
The Jungle Book
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. Starring Neel Sethi, Bill Murray and Ben Kingsley. 2016.
The Karate Kid
Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master. Contains some violence and strong language. Starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan. 2010.
Kung Fu Panda 2
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. Starring Jack Black, Angelina Jolie Pitt, and Jackie Chan. 2011.
Kung Fu Panda 3
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. Starring Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman. 2016.
The Last Airbender
The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations. Starring Moah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, and Jackson Rathbone. 2010.
The Lego Batman Movie
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick. Stars Will Arnett, Michael Cera and Rosario Dawson. 2017.
The Lego Ninjago Movie
Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. Stars Jackie Chan, Dave Franco and Fred Armisen. 2017.
In 19th-century New England, two street-smart urchins are sent to a country boarding school where they test the patience and principles of their teachers, Jo and Fritz. A wonderful, heart-warming adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic sequel to Little Women. Starring Mariel Hemingway and Chris Sarandon. 1998.
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Starring Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, and Danny DeVito. 2012.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
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. Starring Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith and Chris Rock. 2012.
A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. Starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. 2014.
Mars Needs Moms
A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away. Starring Seth Green, Dan Fogler, and Joan Cusack. 2011.
A dog that helped U.S. Marines in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience. Starring Josh Wiggins and Lauren Graham. 2015.
Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams. Starring Kevin Costner. 2015.
The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. Starring Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Tina Fey. 2011.
Middle School: The Worst Years of my Life
Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild. Starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Alexa Nisenson, and Andrew Daly. 2016
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. Starring Sandra Bullock, John Hamm, Michael Keaton. 2015.
Miracles from Heaven
A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson and Eugenio Derbez. 2016.
The Miracle Season
After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship. Stars Helen Hunt, Erin Moriarty and William Hurt. 2018.
In ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right. Stars Auli'l Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson and Rachel House. 2016.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman
The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. Starring Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert and others. 2015.
Mr. Popper's Penguins
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. Starring Jim Carrey and Angela Lansbury. 2011.
With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. Starring Amy Adams, Jason Segel, and Chris Cooper. 2012.
Muppets: Most Wanted
While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Starring Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey. 2014.
My Little Pony The Movie
After a dark force conquers Canterlot, the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their homeland. Stars Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth and Liev Schreiber. 2017.
Nanny McPhee Returns
Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons. Starring Emma Thompson and Maggie Gyllenhaal. 2010.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson. 2014.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears. Starring Jennifer Garner. 2012.
Oz the Great and Powerful
A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. Starring James Franco, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz. 2013.
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. Stars Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville. 2017.
12-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. Stars Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman and Garrett Hedlund. 2015.
Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods. Starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, and Marisa Tomei. 2012.
Penguins of Madagascar
Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. Starring Tom McGrath, Chris Miller and Christopher Knights. 2014.
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden. Stars James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi and Domhnall Gleeson. 2018.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods. Starring Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, and Steve Coogan. 2010.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Sea of Monsters
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising. Starring Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson. 2013.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Starring Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek and Jeremy Piven. 2012.
A crop-dusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race. Starring Carlos Alazraqui, Dane Cook, and Stacy Keach. 2013.
Planes: Fire and Rescue
When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter, or else his air strip will be shut down. Starring Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowen. 2014.
American astronaut Captain Charles "Chuck" Baker lands on Planet 51 thinking he's the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien invaders...like Chuck! Starring Dwayne Johnson and Justin Long. 2010.
Several intersecting stories unfold at one high school as the big dance approaches and "Prom" portrays the precarious passage from high school to independence as some relationships unravel and others ignite. Starring Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonnell, and DeVaughn Nixon. 2011.
Puss in Boots
A story about the events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends. Starring Antonio Banderas and Selma Hayek. 2011.
Rango is a pet chameleon who gets tossed into a wild and raucous town in desperate need of a hero. Starring Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, and Ned Beatty. 2011.
Ratchet & Clank
When the galaxy comes under the threat of a nefarious space captain, a mechanic and his newfound robot ally join an elite squad of combatants to save the universe. Starring James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye and Jim Ward. 2016.
Rise of the Guardians
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. Starring Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher. 2012.
The Secret Life of Pets
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. Stars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart. 2016.
Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown. Starring Diane Lane and John Malkovich. 2010.
Shaun the Sheep Movie
When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. Starring Justin Fletcher, Joh Sparkes and Omid Djalili. 2015.
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. Starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz. 2001.
Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres. Starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz. 2004.
Shrek: The Third
When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d’état by the jilted Prince Charming. Starring Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy. 2007
Shrek Forever After
Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme. Starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz. 2010.
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City. Starring Hank Azaria, Katy Perry, and Jonathan Winters. 2011.
The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, and Katy Perry. 2013.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Balthazar Blake, master sorcerer and apprentice of Merlin, must find and train Merlin's descendant to destroy Morgana le Fey, the darkest sorceress of all time. Starring Nicolas Cage. 2010.
Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack. Starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt. 2011.
Sponge Bob Movie: Sponge Out of the Water
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back. Starring Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas, Bill Fagerbakke. 2015.
A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas. Stars Steven Yeun, Keegan-Michael Key and Aidy Bryant. 2017.
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelly, Kristin Chenoweth and others. 2015.
Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania
An animated comedy that features WWE Superstars, providing their own voices while matching up against talking animals. Stars Jeremy Shada, Jon Heder and Melissa Sturm. 2017.
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. Starring Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, and Donna Murphy. 2011.
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory. Starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie. 2015.
The Tooth Fairy
A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Julie Andrews, and Billy Crystal. 2010.
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Starring Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake and Zooey Deschanel. 2016.
The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's creation turned bad and a unique ally who was born inside the digital domain of The Grid. Starring Jeff Bridges. 2011.
A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph and others. 2013.
By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway. Starring Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, and John Ratzenberger. 2009.
We Bought a Zoo
Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo. Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, and Thomas Haden Church. 2011.
When the Game Stands Tall
The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. Starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis. 2014.
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters 5th grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. 2017.
Wreck it Ralph
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. Starring John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, and Jane Lynch. 2012.
A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zoo keeper find love -- without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious. Starring Kevin James. 2011.
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman and Idris Elba. 2016.
A Wrinkle in Time
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him. Stars Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. 2018.
The 5th Wave
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, Gabriela Lopez. 2016.
When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves. Starring Mark Hapka, Bram Hoover, Stephen Lang. 2015.
The Book Thief
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Contains some violence. Starring Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush, and Emily Watson. 2014.
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet. 2014.
Divergent Series: Insurgent
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James, Kate Winslet and others. 2015.
Divergent Series: Allegiant
After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Jeff Daniels. 2016.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. 2016.
The Fault in Our Stars
Two teens, both who have different cancer conditions, fall in love after meeting at a cancer support group. Contains some strong language and sexual situations. Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff. 2014.
City kid Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock 'n' roll and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. Starring Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, and Dennis Quaid. 2011.
Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he's missing. Stars Victoria Justice, Johnny Knoxville and Chelsea Handler. 2012.
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. Stars Chris Evans, McKenna Grace and Lindsay Duncan. 2017.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth. 2013.
Hunger Games: Mocking Jay - Part 1
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth. 2014.
Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2
As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth. 2015.
I Am Number Four
Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story. Starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, and Dianna Agron. 2011.
Land of the Lost
On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures. Contains sexual situations and some strong language. Starring Will Ferrell and Anna Friel. 2009.
A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression. Stars Gabriel Chavarria, Demian Bichir and Theo Rossi. 2016.
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape. Starring Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter. 2014.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late. Starring Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster. 2015.
The Maze Runner: The Death Cure
In the epic Maze Runner conclusion, Thomas leads the Gladers on their final mission - they must break into the legendary Last City, which turns out to be the deadliest maze of all! Stars Dylan O'Brien, Ki Hong Lee and Kaya Scodelario. 2018.
Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World. Starring Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Boxer, Robert Sheehan. 2013.
After an all-night adventure, Quentin's life-long crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime. Starring Nat Wolff, Austin Abrams. 2015.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too. Starring Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz. Contains violence and sexual situations. 2011.
A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. Stars Dacre Mongomery, Naomi Scott and RJ Cyler. 2017.
Prince of Persia
A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton. Contains violence. 2010.
Ready Player One
When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn. 2018.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home. Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner. 2014.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang. Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Tyler Perry. 2016.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. Stars Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne and Clive Owen. 2017.
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. Stars Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers and John Rogers. 2018.