Most Popular Based On Children's Book Movies and TV Shows
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1. Shrek (2001)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.
Votes: 574,162 | Gross: $267.67M
2. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, 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: 276,946 | Gross: $100.48M
4. Peter Rabbit (2018)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Votes: 29,458 | Gross: $115.25M
5. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch (Jim Carrey), who plans on ruining Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 185,959 | Gross: $260.04M
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: 42,142 | Gross: $84.41M
8. 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: 97,261 | Gross: $77.23M
9. 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: 85,731 | Gross: $29.26M
10. The Lorax (2012)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
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: 91,686 | Gross: $214.03M
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: 123,099 | Gross: $154.53M
13. Pete the Cat (2017– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Based on the New York Times #1 best-selling children's books by author James Dean, "Pete the Cat" is a fun, musically driven series about exploring your world and trying new things; pushing... See full summary »
14. Arthur (1996– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
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.
16. 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: 20,047 | Gross: $26.69M
17. 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.
19. 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: 14,683 | Gross: $58.64M
21. The Stinky & Dirty Show (2015– )
TV-Y | 11 min | Animation, Family
The adventures of best friends and unlikely heroes, Stinky the garbage truck and Dirty the backhoe loader, a dynamic and hilarious duo of resourcefulness that learn that when things don't ... See full summary »
26. Little Nicholas (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Nicholas has every reason to keep things in life unchanged; however, when he accidentally overhears mum and dad talking about a new baby brother, his world will turn upside down. Will they abandon him to make room for the little stranger?
28. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (2015– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
In the If You Give a Mouse a Cookie series, based on the beloved books by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond, we get to know Mouse, Pig, Moose, Dog and Cat and their favorite humans. When ... See full summary »
29. Up and Away (2018)
Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Family
Hodja is a boy from Pjort, who borrows a flying carpet to see the world. In return he has to find and return "diamond" to her grandfather. The all-eating Sultan wants to get his hands on Hodjas flying carpet.
30. Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
G | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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.
31. Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
G | 74 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: 682 | Gross: $2.83M
32. The Berenstain Bears (2002–2004)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Papa, Mama, Brother, and Sister jump from their beloved children's books right into their all-new animated TV show! They are presented with many situations, such as new neighbors, watching ... See full summary »
34. 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.
37. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Short)
G | 45 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
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.
39. Blinky Bill (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.
40. 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.
42. Horton Hears a Who! (1970 TV Short)
Not Rated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Family
Horton The Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbours who refuse to believe it exists.
43. Bookaboo (2016– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Family
Meet Bookaboo, a world famous rock puppy who tours the globe with his bandmates, Paws and Growler, playing drums to packed stadiums of adoring fans. Just one hitch. Bookaboo can't play ... See full summary »
44. Ferdinand the Bull (1938)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Little Ferdinand the bull is stung by a bumblebee when men come to pick a bull for a fight. When he gets in the arena, all he cares about are the flowers in the matador's hands.
45. The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
G | 97 min | Animation, Drama, Family
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.
Votes: 588 | Gross: $0.14M
46. We're Going on a Bear Hunt (2016 TV Short)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the baby, and Rufus the dog decide to go on an adventure in search of bears.