Most Voted Family Feature Films Released 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31


1. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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78 Metascore

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 706,724 | Gross: $289.92M

2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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64 Metascore

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Votes: 540,019 | Gross: $317.58M

3. 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: 537,128 | Gross: $267.67M

4. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Directors: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 527,334 | Gross: $10.06M

5. The Princess Diaries (2001)

G | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.3
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52 Metascore

Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo

Votes: 111,590 | Gross: $108.25M

6. Spy Kids (2001)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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71 Metascore

The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino

Votes: 96,005 | Gross: $112.72M

7. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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52 Metascore

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian

Votes: 88,279 | Gross: $84.05M

8. Cats & Dogs (2001)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.1
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47 Metascore

A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, of which their human owners are blissfully unaware.

Director: Lawrence Guterman | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 51,538 | Gross: $93.39M

9. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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49 Metascore

Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cedric the Entertainer, Kristen Wilson, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 38,086 | Gross: $112.95M

10. Osmosis Jones (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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57 Metascore

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Chris Rock, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy Norwood

Votes: 28,736 | Gross: $13.60M

11. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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65 Metascore

An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.

Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 27,331 | Gross: $80.94M

12. Recess: School's Out (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.6
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43 Metascore

TJ and company must save summer vacation from disappearing forever.

Director: Chuck Sheetz | Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis, Ashley Johnson

Votes: 8,125 | Gross: $36.70M

13. See Spot Run (2001)

PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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24 Metascore

A mailman takes care of a dog that, unbeknownst to him, is an FBI drug-sniffing superdog that has escaped from the witness protection program after becoming the target of an assassination.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: David Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan, Leslie Bibb, Joe Viterelli

Votes: 8,114 | Gross: $33.36M

14. Pokémon 4Ever (2001)

G | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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Ash must stop a hunter who forces the mythical Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Jim Malone | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rica Matsumoto, Rachael Lillis, Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 6,535 | Gross: $1.73M

15. Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.4
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40 Metascore

Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Alex D. Linz, Larry Miller, Jamie Kennedy, Zena Grey

Votes: 6,501 | Gross: $17.29M

16. Miss Minoes (2001)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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50 Metascore

A cat who turns into a young woman helps a journalist protect their town from a factory boss with an evil plan.

Director: Vincent Bal | Stars: Carice van Houten, Theo Maassen, Sarah Bannier, Pierre Bokma

Votes: 4,210 | Gross: $0.01M

17. On the Line (2001)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.1
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34 Metascore

A shy advertising employee meets his dream girl on the El train, but doesn't remember to get her phone number, resulting in an all-out search for the mystery girl

Director: Eric Bross | Stars: Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Emmanuelle Chriqui, GQ

Votes: 3,837 | Gross: $4.36M

18. Little Secrets (2001)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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52 Metascore

Emily Lindstrom, 14, is an aspiring concert violinist; she's spending the summer practicing for a big audition while her girlfriends are at camp. She's also got a thriving neighborhood ... See full summary »

Director: Blair Treu | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Michael Angarano, David Gallagher, Vivica A. Fox

Votes: 2,886 | Gross: $0.41M

19. Nuvvu Naaku Nachchav (2001)

184 min | Musical, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Venkateswarlu, aka Venky, comes Hyderabad to his father's friend's house where he meets an engaged girl . Things turn upside down when she expresses her love for him .

Director: Vijay K. Bhaskar | Stars: Venkatesh Daggubati, Aarti Agarwal, Suhasini, Ananth

Votes: 2,681

20. Kingdom Come (2001)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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48 Metascore

A group of old family members bands together when a despicable family member thankfully expires.

Director: Doug McHenry | Stars: LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Loretta Devine

Votes: 1,910 | Gross: $23.25M

21. Babí léto (2001)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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68 Metascore

Terminal prankster Frantisek Hána refuses to grow up and take certain responsibilities, despite his wife Emilie's constant badgering to do so. Even faced with his own looming death and an ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimír Michálek | Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Stella Zázvorková, Stanislav Zindulka, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 1,645 | Gross: $0.07M

22. Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Family

5.6
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Simon Callow, Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 1,537

23. Eva & Adam - Fyra födelsedagar och ett fiasko (2001)

100 min | Family, Romance

5.2
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Feature film based on the television series Eva & Adam (1999)

Director: Catti Edfeldt | Stars: Ellen Fjæstad, Carl-Robert Holmer-Kårell, Ulrika Bergman, Pablo Martinez

Votes: 1,317

24. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2002)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Family

4.4
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After a boy sees a man in Santa Claus suit kissing his mother, he thinks that the real Santa wants to replace his father, so he goes to prank-war with him.

Director: John Shepphird | Stars: Connie Sellecca, Corbin Bernsen, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse

Votes: 1,033

25. Rölli ja metsänhenki (2001)

92 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

6.3
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Director: Olli Saarela | Stars: Allan Tuppurainen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Peter Franzén, Kari Hietalahti

Votes: 952

26. Mak Dau goo si (2001)

75 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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McDull is not the brightest kid on the block, but he continuously tries to do his best to please his mother. Still it seems he may not be destined for great things like she wishes, but McDull strives to try anyway.

Director: Toe Yuen | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Jan Lamb, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng

Votes: 936

27. Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya (2001)

150 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.6
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In order to make ends meet, three women steps out from their houses for earning. However, this irks their jobless husbands who can go to extreme lengths to stop them.

Directors: K. Raghavendra Rao, A.S. Ravindra Babu | Stars: Govinda, Juhi Chawla, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh

Votes: 930

28. MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001)

G | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

3.6
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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Cameron Bancroft, Bob Burnquist, Bernie, Louie

Votes: 910

29. The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)

G | 75 min | Animation, Drama, Family

5.0
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27 Metascore

It's a high-flying adventure when Louie, a mute trumpeter swan, is given the gift of a trumpet, and finds his voice.

Directors: Terry L. Noss, Richard Rich | Stars: Jason Alexander, Mary Steenburgen, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Green

Votes: 860 | Gross: $0.15M

30. Emil und die Detektive (2001)

111 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

Director: Franziska Buch | Stars: Tobias Retzlaff, Anja Sommavilla, Jürgen Vogel, Maria Schrader

Votes: 854

31. Race to Space (2001)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Alex D. Linz, William Atherton, James Woods, Annabeth Gish

Votes: 821

32. Le petit poucet (2001)

90 min | Family, Fantasy, Drama

5.2
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Poucet is a kid from a family of numerous children. The parents, too poor to feed them, decide to abandon them in the forest. There, the brothers try to find their way out making fantastic ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Dahan | Stars: Nils Hugon, Raphaël Fuchs-Willig, William Touil, Pierre-Augustin Crenn

Votes: 738

33. Das Sams (2001)

102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.6
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One day a nerdy middle-aged small-town man gets an exotic companion who can make wishes come true. Because the creature looks funny and behaves in an obnoxious way, he encounters all kinds of funny and embarrassing situations.

Director: Ben Verbong | Stars: Ulrich Noethen, Christine Urspruch, Aglaia Szyszkowitz, Armin Rohde

Votes: 738

34. Tsatsiki - Vänner för alltid (2001)

89 min | Family

4.7
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Tsatsiki's girlfriend breaks up with him, his best friends abandons him and the vacation to Greece, where his father lives, is at risk as his mother books a tour with her rock-band.

Director: Eddie Thomas Petersen | Stars: Samuel Haus, Sara Sommerfeld, Krister Henriksson, Eric Ericson

Votes: 701

35. W pustyni i w puszczy (2001)

111 min | Adventure, Family

5.2
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Two young children, 14-year-old Stas and 8-year-old Nel, are kidnapped for ransom by Muslim leader called Mahdi.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Adam Fidusiewicz, Karolina Sawka, Krzysztof Kowalewski, Artur Zmijewski

Votes: 659

36. Lloyd (2001)

PG | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.

Director: Hector Barron | Stars: Todd Bosley, Brendon Ryan Barrett, Mary Mara, Sammy Elliott

Votes: 635

37. Christmas in the Clouds (2001)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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56 Metascore

A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation. Shot on location at The Sundance ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Montgomery | Stars: Timothy Vahle, Sam Vlahos, Mariana Tosca, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 608

38. The Little Polar Bear (2001)

G | 78 min | Animation, Family, Adventure

5.8
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Lars is a young polar bear who finds the big, frosty world just a little overwhelming. Then he meets Robbie, who's funny, friendly, and a seal!

Directors: Piet De Rycker, Thilo Rothkirch | Stars: Mijail Verona, Maximilian Artajo, Jochen Busse, Mike Krüger

Votes: 586

39. Oui, mais... (2001)

104 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

6.7
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Attracted but also frightened by her sexuality, a teenage girl undergoes a brief therapy with a warm, humorous and competent psychotherapist.

Director: Yves Lavandier | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Gérard Jugnot, Alix de Konopka, Cyrille Thouvenin

Votes: 562

40. Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi (2001)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.7
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Here is another Indian that also closely resembles another Hollywood movie. This story revolves around the lives of two look-alike sisters, who are brought up separately by their estranged ... See full summary »

Director: Rahul Rawail | Stars: Kajol, Rati Agnihotri, Rishi Kapoor, Sunil Shetty

Votes: 545 | Gross: $0.06M

41. Min søsters børn (2001)

Not Rated | 73 min | Family

5.3
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Erik Lund is a professor in child psychology. When his sister and her husband go on vacation, he is left in charge of their five children. He really feels up to it, since he is now going to... See full summary »

Director: Tomas Villum Jensen | Stars: Peter Gantzler, Wencke Barfoed, Niels Olsen, Lotte Andersen

Votes: 496

42. Xuxa e os Duendes (2001)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

1.7
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A botany, environmentally friendly woman discovers she is part of a hidden and magical world inhabited by fairies and elves.

Directors: Paulo Sérgio de Almeida, Rogério Gomes | Stars: Xuxa, Tadeu Mello, Luciano Huck, Guilherme Karam

Votes: 478

43. The Living Forest (2001)

83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

5.7
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Except when there's people around, the mysterious woods of Cecebre resound with the conversation of the various animals and even the oaks, chestnuts, birches and weeping willows. But men ... See full summary »

Directors: Ángel de la Cruz, Manolo Gómez | Stars: Nacho Aldeguer, Mar Bordallo, Claudio Rodríguez, Juan Miguel Cuesta

Votes: 456

44. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2001)

86 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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When his new neighbour turns out to be the wizard Merlin, young Ben Clark is enlisted in an ancient battle to save the world.

Director: David Lister | Stars: Robert Davi, Kelly LeBrock, Byron Taylor, Greg Melvill-Smith

Votes: 419

45. Her Majesty (2001)

PG | 107 min | Family

7.1
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46 Metascore

Elizabeth is a popular thirteen year old who can't wait for the day the Queen of England visits her quaint New Zealand hometown. Her excitement becomes almost too much to bear upon learning... See full summary »

Director: Mark J. Gordon | Stars: Sally Andrews, Anna Sheridan, Mark Clare, Alison Routledge

Votes: 409

46. Momo alla conquista del tempo (2001)

80 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A little girl Momo tries to save the world from the Gray Men intent on stealing people's time.

Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Erica Necci, Diego Abatantuono, Giancarlo Giannini, Sergio Rubini

Votes: 348

47. Flyvende farmor (2001)

82 min | Family

5.0
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The girl Eva's parents are too busy at their jobs in the airport to go on summer vacation with her, so she decides to go with her grandmother in the attempt to find Eva's grandfather Åge, who used to be a pilot.

Directors: Steen Rasmussen, Michael Wikke | Stars: Jytte Abildstrøm, Olivia Fuglsang-Laviana, Nicolaj Kopernikus, Karen Møller E.

Votes: 289

48. Atlético San Pancho (2001)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A group of kids have a dream: to play a football championship and to win. Their dream is going to be fulfilled by Don Pepe, an old guy with lots of expectations for his kids.

Director: Gustavo Loza | Stars: Héctor Suárez, Plutarco Haza, Lumi Cavazos, Rodolfo Arias

Votes: 286

49. Jolly Roger (2001)

95 min | Family

3.7
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In a fantasy world with a god and cigarette smoking angels, some modern day pirates steal the future and freeze time on earth. Only the 300 year old pirate Jolly Roger can get it back and save the world.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Clara Halvorsen, Rikard Wolff, Brian Patterson

Votes: 257

50. Kids World (2001)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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Ryan figures out a way to make his parents dissappear, but something goes wrong when his friend, Holly, starts disappearing too.

Director: Dale G. Bradley | Stars: Todd Emerson, Christopher Lloyd, Blake Foster, Michael Purvis

Votes: 247 | Gross: $0.01M



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