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1. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

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.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 224,236 | Gross: $100.20M

2. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

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.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 495,445 | Gross: $267.65M

3. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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83 Metascore

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

Votes: 149,851 | Gross: $21.00M

4. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Tim Robbins

Votes: 72,250 | Gross: $28.05M

5. The Lorax (2012)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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46 Metascore

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.

Directors: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda | Stars: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms

Votes: 81,925 | Gross: $213.95M

6. The Cat in the Hat (2003)

PG | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

3.8
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19 Metascore

Two bored children have their lives turned upside down when a talking cat comes to visit them.

Director: Bo Welch | Stars: Mike Myers, Spencer Breslin, Dakota Fanning, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 38,418 | Gross: $100.45M

7. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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46 Metascore

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.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 152,942 | Gross: $260.03M

8. Aquamarine (2006)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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51 Metascore

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum | Stars: Emma Roberts, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman

Votes: 32,321 | Gross: $18.60M

9. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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71 Metascore

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Directors: Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino | Stars: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett

Votes: 111,213 | Gross: $154.53M

10. Paddington (2014)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 54,766 | Gross: $76.14M

11. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs

Votes: 90,686 | Gross: $77.22M

12. Arthur (1996– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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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.

Stars: J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu, Bruce Dinsmore

Votes: 9,124

13. The Magic School Bus (1994–1997)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.

Stars: Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell, Tara Meyer

Votes: 5,740

14. Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000–2003)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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The adventures of a larger-than-life red dog on Bridwell Island.

Stars: John Ritter, Grey DeLisle, Cree Summer, Kel Mitchell

Votes: 2,169

15. Winnie the Pooh (2011)

G | 63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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74 Metascore

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.

Directors: Stephen J. Anderson, Don Hall | Stars: Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson, John Cleese, Bud Luckey

Votes: 16,561 | Gross: $26.69M

16. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)

G | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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A collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A. A. Milne.

Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris

Votes: 26,096

17. Curious George (2006)

G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Matthew O'Callaghan | Stars: Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, Eugene Levy, Frank Welker

Votes: 13,314 | Gross: $58.34M

18. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.0
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39 Metascore

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.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Madonna, Ron Crawford

Votes: 27,041 | Gross: $15.13M

19. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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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 »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 3,392 | Gross: $3.57M

20. Mars Needs Moms (2011)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.4
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49 Metascore

A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away.

Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois

Votes: 18,302 | Gross: $21.38M

21. Pinocchio (II)

Animation, Fantasy | Announced

A darker version of the classic children's fairy tale of a wooden puppet that transforms into a real living boy.

Directors: Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson

22. Little Nicholas (2009)

91 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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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 »

Director: Laurent Tirard | Stars: Maxime Godart, Valérie Lemercier, Kad Merad, Sandrine Kiberlain

Votes: 9,874

23. Max & Ruby (2002–2017)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

6.1
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The adventures of two little bunnies, three-year-old Max and seven-year-old Ruby, as they try to get along in day-to-day life.

Stars: Jamie Watson, Rebecca Peters, Billy Rosemberg, Samantha Morton

Votes: 1,061

24. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie)

Unrated | 26 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.4
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

Votes: 34,985

25. Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)

G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.0
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Christopher Robin's bear attempts to raid a beehive in a tall tree.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Junius Matthews, Hal Smith, Howard Morris

Votes: 2,729

26. The Lorax (1972 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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A ruined industrialist tells his tale of his environmentally self-destructive greed despite the warnings of an old forest creature.

Director: Hawley Pratt | Stars: Eddie Albert, Bob Holt, Athena Lorde, Harlen Carraher

Votes: 1,982

27. Blinky Bill the Movie (2015)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.2
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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.

Directors: Deane Taylor, Noel Cleary, Alexs Stadermann, Alex Weight | Stars: Billy Birmingham, Toni Collette, Charlotte Rose Hamlyn, Barry Humphries

Votes: 433

28. Fungus the Bogeyman (2015– )

67 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Fungus is happy making a mess and scaring people until his teenage son runs away to the human world 'Up Top'.

Stars: Timothy Spall, Joanna Scanlan, Keeley Hawes, Marc Warren

Votes: 180

29. Pippi Longstocking (1969)

27 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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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.

Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Hans Clarin

Votes: 2,447

30. The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988–1991)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Follow Winnie the Pooh's adventures in the hundred acre wood.

Stars: John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom, Paul Winchell

Votes: 2,333

31. Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)

G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.0
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Winnie the Pooh and his friends experience high winds, heavy rains, and a flood in Hundred Acre Wood.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Sterling Holloway, John Fiedler, Jon Walmsley

Votes: 3,851

32. Pippi in the South Seas (1970)

G | 86 min | Adventure, Family

6.9
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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.

Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Beppe Wolgers

Votes: 3,561

33. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 209

34. Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert C. Ramirez | Stars: John Ritter, Cree Summer, Kel Mitchell, Wayne Brady

Votes: 565 | Gross: $2.83M

35. Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2004 Video)

G | 65 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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Roo is upset when Rabbit cancels Easter and declares "Spring Cleaning Day" instead.

Directors: Saul Blinkoff, Elliot M. Bour | Stars: Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom, Jimmy Bennett, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 1,132

36. The Mr. Men Show (2008– )

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Family

7.9
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The life of the Mr Men and little Misses presented in short skits.

Stars: Alicyn Packard, Joey D'Auria, Paul Greenberg, Sam Gold

Votes: 722

37. Timothy Goes to School (2000– )

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family

6.4
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The adventures of an exciting and bright raccoon at his local school where he meets up with the rest of his friends.

Stars: Darren Frost, Rob Stefaniuk, Austin Di Iulio, Laurie Elliott

Votes: 284

38. Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)

Unrated | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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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 »

Director: Willard Carroll | Stars: Nigel Le Vaillant, Marlene Sidaway, Serena Gordon, Alfie Lawrence

Votes: 499

39. The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)

G | 97 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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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.

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Jane Seymour, Tom Skerritt, Ellen Burstyn, Matthew Harbour

Votes: 520

40. Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (1974)

G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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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 »

Director: John Lounsbery | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Dori Whitaker, Paul Winchell, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 1,691

41. Horton Hears a Who! (1970 TV Short)

26 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.5
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Horton The Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbours who refuse to believe it exists.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Hans Conried, June Foray, Chuck Jones, Thurl Ravenscroft

Votes: 1,295

42. Die Wilden Hühner (2006)

105 min | Family

5.9
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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 »

Director: Vivian Naefe | Stars: Michelle von Treuberg, Lucie Hollmann, Paula Romy, Zsa Zsa Inci Bürkle

Votes: 422

43. Simon and the Witch (1987–1988)

15 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Elizabeth Spriggs, Hugh Pollard, David Crane, Joan Sims

Votes: 86

44. Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)

G | 65 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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Ring in the season with Winnie The Pooh in a holiday adventure.

Directors: Gary Katona, Ed Wexler, Jamie Mitchell | Stars: Jim Cummings, Peter Cullen, John Fiedler, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,202

45. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Movie)

45 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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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.

Director: Steve Moore | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Dan Castellaneta, Joe Pantoliano, Edward Asner

Votes: 1,717

46. CBeebies Bedtime Story (2009– )

10 min | Family

6.8
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A celebrity reads a children's bedtime story.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Stephens, Jonas Armstrong, Rob Brydon

Votes: 20

47. Dr. Seuss on the Loose (1973 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.8
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Three Dr. Seuss stories hosted by the Cat in the Hat.

Director: Hawley Pratt | Stars: Allan Sherman, Hans Conried, Paul Winchell, Bob Holt

Votes: 359

48. Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (1983)

G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Winnie the Pooh and friends decide to throw a birthday celebration for gloomy, old Eeyore.

Director: Rick Reinert | Stars: Hal Smith, Ralph Wright, Laurie Main, John Fiedler

Votes: 1,262

49. The Cricket in Times Square (1973 TV Short)

24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Chester Cricket gets trapped inside a picnic basket and transported from his home in Connecticut to the middle of New York City. Alone and lost, he meets up with Harry and Tucker, a cat and... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Les Tremayne, June Foray, Kerry MacLane

Votes: 175

50. Moondial (1988– )

30 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A teenage girl discovers a portal through time, and tries to help two children of the past.

Stars: Siri Neal, Tony Sands, Valerie Lush, Arthur Hewlett

Votes: 147