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1. Hugo (2011)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

83 Metascore

In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 271,881 | Gross: $73.86M

2. A Wrinkle in Time (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 251 min | Family, Fantasy, Adventure

The movie is based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who in the search for... See full summary »

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Katie Stuart, David Dorfman, Gregory Smith, Chris Potter

Votes: 1,879

3. The Last Song (2010)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

33 Metascore

A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

Director: Julie Anne Robinson | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Greg Kinnear, Bobby Coleman

Votes: 68,680 | Gross: $62.95M

4. Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

37 Metascore

Charlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother and others who he has lost such as his friend who died in the military, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew

Votes: 52,282 | Gross: $31.16M

5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

100 Metascore

Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

Votes: 331,626 | Gross: $22.20M

6. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

72 Metascore

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 102,668 | Gross: $33.08M

7. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 172 min | Biography, Drama, Family

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 168,694 | Gross: $163.21M

8. Annie (1982)

PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

39 Metascore

A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking

Votes: 34,373 | Gross: $57.06M

9. Bandslam (2009)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

66 Metascore

A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

Director: Todd Graff | Stars: Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell, Scott Porter

Votes: 12,747 | Gross: $5.21M

10. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

39 Metascore

A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Jason Lee, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, David Cross

Votes: 64,567 | Gross: $217.33M

11. Beauty & the Briefcase (2010 TV Movie)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Hilary Duff, Chris Carmack, Michael McMillian, Amanda Walsh

Votes: 11,695

12. Casper (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

49 Metascore

A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

Votes: 99,231 | Gross: $100.33M

13. Soul Surfer (2011)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Family

53 Metascore

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood

Votes: 39,413 | Gross: $43.85M

14. Taylor Swift: Journey to Fearless (2010– )

131 min | Documentary, Music

A documentary series on Taylor Swift's tour "Fearless".

Stars: Taylor Swift, Claire Callaway, Jonathan Sylvan Carey, Renee Lee Horton

Votes: 320

15. Taylor Swift: Speak Now World Tour Live (2011 Video)

140 min | Music

Speak Now - World Tour Live is a live video album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. It was released on November 21, 2011, by Big Machine Records.

Director: Ryan Polito | Stars: Taylor Swift, Jody Harris, Amos Heller, Grant Mickelson

Votes: 365