Highest Rated Titles With Steven Hornby


1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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94 Metascore

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,228,905 | Gross: $377.02M

2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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92 Metascore

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Votes: 1,251,731 | Gross: $313.84M

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PG-13 | 179 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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88 Metascore

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,112,616 | Gross: $340.48M

4. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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74 Metascore

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.

Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 491,789 | Gross: $217.39M

5. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 223,964 | Gross: $177.00M

6. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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73 Metascore

The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts.

Directors: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson | Stars: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 310,574 | Gross: $215.40M

7. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

13 min | Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Bonnie Arnold, Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Cressida Cowell

Votes: 5

8. Rise of the Guardians (2012)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.3
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57 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Ramsey | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher, Chris Pine

Votes: 124,691 | Gross: $103.40M

9. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 185,277 | Gross: $165.23M

10. Glago's Guest (2008)

G | Animation, Short

7.3
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Director: Chris Williams | Star: Randy Savage

Votes: 27

11. Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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66 Metascore

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.

Directors: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 70,657 | Gross: $143.52M

12. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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81 Metascore

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 318,136 | Gross: $218.05M

13. I, Robot (2004)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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59 Metascore

In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, Alan Tudyk

Votes: 391,687 | Gross: $144.80M

14. Meet the Robinsons (2007)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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61 Metascore

Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine and together they team up to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate.

Director: Stephen J. Anderson | Stars: Daniel Hansen, Wesley Singerman, Angela Bassett, Jordan Fry

Votes: 67,719 | Gross: $97.82M

15. Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010 TV Short)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Po is to host the annual winter holiday feast and he struggles to meet his friends' expectations.

Director: Tim Johnson | Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen

Votes: 3,749

16. Home (II) (2015)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Johnson | Stars: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez

Votes: 71,765 | Gross: $177.34M

17. Puss in Boots (2011)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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65 Metascore

The events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends.

Director: Chris Miller | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 115,284 | Gross: $149.23M

18. Käpt'n Blaubär - Der Film (1999)

85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Director: Hayo Freitag | Stars: Wolfgang Völz, Edgar Hoppe, Helge Schneider, Felix Beyerbach

Votes: 411

19. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.5
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 290

20. Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)

PG-13 | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.2
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40 Metascore

AXIS, a gigantic coiling plant, stretches high above the clouds... At its center is a village whose people are in mortal danger because Axis is withering... it's sap is drying up. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Delaporte, Pascal Pinon | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Anjelica Huston, Richard Harris, Cécile De France

Votes: 3,464 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Cregan (2007)

11 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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Director: Steve North | Stars: Ciaran Flynn, Brendan Mackey, Branwell Donaghey, John MacCrossan

Votes: 14

22. ROTG: Creating an Epic (2013 Video)

61 min | Documentary

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How an animated movie comes to life with interviews with filmmakers and behind the scenes footage, which shows every step of the animation process in documenting the creation of "Rise of the Guardians."

Director: Patrick Marc Hanenberger | Stars: Joyce Arrastia, Melissa Beery, Nancy Bernstein, Max Boas