Most Popular "Based On Children's Book" Titles
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1. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Family
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Votes: 222,610 | Gross: $100.20M
2. Shrek (2001)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.
Votes: 492,975 | Gross: $267.65M
3. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
Votes: 148,912 | Gross: $21.00M
4. Paddington (2014)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Votes: 54,442 | Gross: $76.14M
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 152,397 | Gross: $260.03M
7. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.
Votes: 71,813 | Gross: $28.05M
9. The Lorax (2012)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 81,590 | Gross: $213.95M
10. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.
Votes: 90,396 | Gross: $77.22M
11. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.
Votes: 110,778 | Gross: $154.53M
12. Winnie the Pooh (2011)
G | 63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
While searching for honey, Pooh and his friends embark on an adventure to find Eeyore's missing tail and rescue Christopher Robin from an unknown monster called, The Backson.
Votes: 16,451 | Gross: $26.69M
14. Arthur (1996– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.
15. Curious George (2006)
G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.
Votes: 13,262 | Gross: $58.34M
16. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
G | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A. A. Milne.
17. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Votes: 26,908 | Gross: $15.13M
18. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy
After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,379 | Gross: $3.57M
23. Little Nicholas (2009)
91 min | Comedy, Family
Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a ... See full summary »
25. Pippi Longstocking (1969)
27 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The adventures of Pippi Longstocking, an eccentric, super-strong, redheaded moppet, and her best friends Tommy and Annika, based upon the famous books by Astrid Lindgren.
28. The Lorax (1972 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A ruined industrialist tells his tale of his environmentally self-destructive greed despite the warnings of an old forest creature.
29. Blinky Bill the Movie (2015)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An adventurous young koala embarks on a journey across the wild and dangerous Australian outback in the hope of finding his missing father, but he soon discovers that there is more to being a hero than meets the eye.
31. Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
G | 86 min | Adventure, Family
With the help of her friends Tommy and Annika, Pippi Longstocking ventures to the South Pacific island Porto Piluse to rescue her father, who was captured by ruthless pirates.
32. Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)
G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Winnie the Pooh and his friends experience high winds, heavy rains, and a flood in Hundred Acre Wood.
33. The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
G | 97 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday.
34. Die Wilden Hühner (2006)
105 min | Family
Sprotte is about 12 years old and has a "gang" with her three friends Frieda, Melanie and Trude. Together the girls take Care of Sprottes grandmothers chickens. The new girl in School, ... See full summary »
35. Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
G | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Worried that he costs too much to feed, Clifford runs away to join a carnival act and help win a lifetime supply of Tummy Yummies.
Votes: 564 | Gross: $2.83M
39. Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)
Unrated | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play ... See full summary »
40. Horton Hears a Who! (1970 TV Short)
26 min | Animation, Family, Short
Horton The Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbours who refuse to believe it exists.
42. Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (1974)
G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Rabbit is tired of Tigger always bouncing him, so he gets Pooh and Piglet together to come up with an idea to get the bounce out of Tigger. Rabbit suggests they take him into the middle of ... See full summary »
45. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Movie)
45 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.
48. Derutora kuesuto (2007–2010)
Animation, Adventure, Family
The whole series (so far about 32 episodes) is based on the first series of the Deltora Quest novels where Lief a blacksmiths' son, Barda former leader of the palace guards and Jasmine a ... See full summary »
50. Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life (2010 Video)
24 min | Animation, Short, Family
Jennie the terrier has everything a dog could ever wish for, but still feels that something is missing. She leaves home to discover what that is.