Top Ten Family Movies, 2017- Dr. Diane Howard, Interviewer, Reviewer, Publicistby DrDianeHoward | created - 31 Dec 2017 | updated - 29 Jan 2020 | Public
Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performance Studies), entertainment editor, picks top ten family movies for content, artistry, 2017, which contribute Good to our world (See https://sonomachristianhome.com/author/diane-howard/)
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2. Wonder (I) (2017)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Family
Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Votes: 160,201 | Gross: $132.42M
3. The Greatest Showman (2017)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Votes: 272,724 | Gross: $174.34M
4. Paddington 2 (2017)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Votes: 73,715 | Gross: $40.44M
5. The Stray (2017)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Family
A young father takes his nine-year-old son, the family dog, and two of his son's friends backpacking in the mountains of Colorado only for all five of them to be struck by lightning.
Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $1.58M
6. Ferdinand (2017)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
Votes: 55,910 | Gross: $84.41M
8. The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.
Votes: 15,968 | Gross: $5.68M
9. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.
Votes: 27,220 | Gross: $1.74M
10. Despicable Me 3 (2017)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Gru meets his long-lost, charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru, who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Votes: 129,557 | Gross: $264.62M