James' Favorite Movies

It's a pleasure for the 1st day of the job to do this. I asked my son to do this one.
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1.
Despicable Me (2010)
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When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. (95 mins.)
“ The minions are hilarious. ” - Christine Cook
 
2.
Elf (2003)
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After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. (97 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
3.
Bolt (2008)
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The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real. (96 mins.)
 
4.
TMNT (2007)
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When the world is threatened by an ancient evil, the four adolescent turtles must reunite and overcome their faults in order to stand against it. (87 mins.)
Director: Kevin Munroe
“ All the action and stuff: awesome ” - Christine Cook
 
5.
The Incredibles (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (115 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
“ Same as TMNT ” - Christine Cook
 
6.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ Tim Burton did a pretty good job creating comedy ” - Christine Cook
 
7.
Doogal (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.... (85 mins.)
“ It has a incredible sense of humor ” - Christine Cook
 
8.
Iron Man (2008)
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After being held captive in an Afghan cave, a billionaire engineer creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ Same as TMNT and The Incredibles ” - Christine Cook
 
9.
Spider-Man (2002)
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When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ The green goblin is so funny! ” - Christine Cook
 
10.
Corpse Bride (2005)
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When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her. (77 mins.)
“ Watch it You'd love it ” - Christine Cook
 
11.
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
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Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals.... (85 mins.)
“ Really good In 1st grade we watched it ” - Christine Cook
 
12.
Megamind (2010)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom McGrath
“ Same as TMNT, The Incredibles, and Iron Man. ” - Christine Cook
 
13.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
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Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic. (157 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ Same as TMNT, The Increbibles, Iron Man, and Megamind ” - Christine Cook
 
14.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
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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. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ Ripping Ken's clothes was real funny. ” - Christine Cook
 
15.
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners. (70 mins.)
Director: Tad Stones
“ Same as TMNT, The Incredibles, Iron Man, Megamind, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. ” - Christine Cook
 
16.
Snow Day (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed. (89 mins.)
Director: Chris Koch
“ Ha! Ha! Snow Plow Man is kinda like my dad! ” - Christine Cook
 
17.
The Rugrats Movie (1998)
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Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil and newborn baby Dil get lost in the forest. (79 mins.)
“ I know it's kinda baby-ish, but Nickelodeon made a good movie! ” - Christine Cook
 
18.
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005 TV Series)
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Comedy about identical twins living at the Tipton Hotel with their single mother who is a lounge singer at the hotel. (30 mins.)
“ Fu-n-ny! ” - Christine Cook
 
19.
Cars (2006)
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A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family. (117 mins.)
“ Guess what, pal! There's a deleted scene called "Community Service" that is so funny! ” - Christine Cook
 
20.
Phineas and Ferb (2007 TV Series)
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Phineas and Ferb plan to travel around the world in one day. (30 mins.)
“ There's a song in it I like, but I ain't no tellin' you, squirt! (Answer: Rubber Bands!) ” - Christine Cook
 
21.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ A 2-word-quote I like is in it , but I ain't no tellin' you, squirt! (Answer: I'm melting!) ” - Christine Cook
 
22.
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
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The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus. (76 mins.)
Director: Bill Kroyer
“ There's a song in it I like, but I ain't no tellin' you, squirt! (this time!) ” - Christine Cook