Most Voted Family Feature Films Released 2012-01-01 to 2012-12-31


1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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58 Metascore

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Votes: 703,427 | Gross: $303.00M

2. Brave (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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69 Metascore

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

Votes: 322,680 | Gross: $237.28M

3. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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72 Metascore

A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 318,729 | Gross: $189.42M

4. Hotel Transylvania (2012)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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47 Metascore

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

Votes: 196,055 | Gross: $148.31M

5. Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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49 Metascore

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Directors: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier | Stars: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Aziz Ansari

Votes: 167,832 | Gross: $161.32M

6. 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: 140,414 | Gross: $103.41M

7. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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60 Metascore

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer

Votes: 139,175 | Gross: $216.39M

8. The Lorax (2012)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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46 Metascore

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.

Directors: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda | Stars: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms

Votes: 87,432 | Gross: $214.03M

9. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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74 Metascore

When a boy's beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

Votes: 86,016 | Gross: $35.29M

10. ParaNorman (2012)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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72 Metascore

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi

Votes: 84,056 | Gross: $56.00M

11. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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41 Metascore

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 80,204 | Gross: $103.86M

12. Mirror Mirror (I) (2012)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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46 Metascore

An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane

Votes: 77,613 | Gross: $64.94M

13. As Long As I Live (2012)

Not Rated | 176 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.8
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A woman is made to realize that her prayers and sacrifice to save her boyfriend's life may have led him to a fate worse than death.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Anupam Kher

Votes: 47,285 | Gross: $3.05M

14. The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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47 Metascore

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Odeya Rush

Votes: 41,776 | Gross: $51.85M

15. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

Directors: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt | Stars: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Martin Freeman

Votes: 40,729 | Gross: $31.05M

16. English Vinglish (2012)

Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter every day because of her inability to speak and understand English.

Director: Gauri Shinde | Stars: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand

Votes: 28,927 | Gross: $1.67M

17. Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.2
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71 Metascore

After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman must find ways to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him while keeping their trait hidden from society.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Ohsawa, Haru Kuroki, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 28,804

18. The Three Stooges (2012)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family

5.1
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56 Metascore

While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality television show.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso, Jane Lynch

Votes: 27,818 | Gross: $44.34M

19. Parental Guidance (2012)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family

6.1
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36 Metascore

Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei, Tom Everett Scott

Votes: 23,260 | Gross: $77.27M

20. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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54 Metascore

School's out. Summer vacation is on. However, Greg may not have the best summer vacation ever. What could go wrong?

Director: David Bowers | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn

Votes: 18,780 | Gross: $49.01M

21. Big Miracle (2012)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.5
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61 Metascore

In small-town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney

Votes: 17,049 | Gross: $20.11M

22. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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86 Metascore

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.

Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Mackenzie Foy

Votes: 15,248 | Gross: $0.29M

23. The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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32 Metascore

The Oogieloves, Goobie, Zoozie, and Toofie, set out to find five magical balloons that will make their good friend Schluufy's surprise birthday party extra special.

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Jaime Pressly, Cloris Leachman, Christopher Lloyd, Chazz Palminteri

Votes: 14,669 | Gross: $1.06M

24. Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (2012)

110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.3
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Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

Director: Laurent Tirard | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Dany Boon, Edouard Baer, Guillaume Gallienne

Votes: 11,206

25. Secret of the Wings (2012)

G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.

Directors: Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes | Stars: Mae Whitman, Lucy Hale, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 9,311

26. Ustad Hotel (2012)

151 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life.

Director: Anwar Rasheed | Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Thilakan, Siddique, Nithya Menon

Votes: 8,293

27. Foodfight! (2012)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

1.8
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The evil Brand X joins a supermarket that becomes a city after closing time.

Director: Lawrence Kasanoff | Stars: Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Charlie Sheen, Eva Longoria

Votes: 7,565

28. Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones (2012)

TV-PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Tad is a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality, Tad is a Chicago construction worker. One day, however, he is mistaken for a real ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique Gato | Stars: Óscar Barberán, Michelle Jenner, José Mota, José Corbacho

Votes: 6,510

29. Zambezia (2012)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai, a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia", ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Thornley | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Jeremy Suarez, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 5,846

30. Berlin Kaplani (2012)

98 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

5.2
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The story of Ayhan Kaplan who is a bodyguard and boxer in Berlin.

Director: Hakan Algül | Stars: Ata Demirer, Tarik Ünlüoglu, Numan Acar, Mert Aran

Votes: 5,702

31. Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012)

Not Rated | 140 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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How the pursuit of an Indian cricket legend's Ferrari makes a young boy's dreams of playing cricket at Lords a reality.

Director: Rajesh Mapuskar | Stars: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritvik Sahore, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 4,466 | Gross: $0.42M

32. Joker (2012)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

2.6
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A space scientist working on a project to communicate with aliens visits a village called Paglapur. To improve the plight of the inhabitants of Paglapur, he comes up with a novel idea.

Director: Shirish Kunder | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Shreyas Talpade, Minissha Lamba

Votes: 4,391 | Gross: $0.13M

33. Thunderstruck (I) (2012)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero, basketball star Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team, while Kevin Durant suddenly can't make a shot to save his life.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Kevin Durant, Taylor Gray, Jim Belushi, Brandon T. Jackson

Votes: 4,062

34. Sur la piste du Marsupilami (2012)

105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.5
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When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Chabat | Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Alain Chabat, Fred Testot, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 3,050

35. Achtste-groepers huilen niet (2012)

96 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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Akkie is a pretty schoolgirl who is good at soccer and doesn't let boys mess with her, until she is diagnosed with leukemia and has to start her battle to stay alive.

Director: Dennis Bots | Stars: Hanna Obbeek, Nils Verkooijen, Fiona Livingston, Bram Flick

Votes: 2,486

36. Ayalum Njanum Thammil... (2012)

160 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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A story on how a brilliant and dedicated senior doctor molds an irresponsible amateur doctor into one much like him, and how a forbidden relationship comes in between.

Director: Lal Jose | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Prathap Pothen, Narain, Samvrutha Sunil

Votes: 2,180

37. Snow Queen (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.5
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The Snow Queen created the world of eternal winter where the polar wind cools human souls and clearness of lines obscure emotions. A girl named Gerda, her pet ferret Luta, and Orm the troll must save her brother Kai and the world.

Directors: Vladlen Barbe, Maksim Sveshnikov | Stars: Anna Shurochkina, Ivan Okhlobystin, Galina Tyunina, Dmitriy Nagiev

Votes: 1,954

38. Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012)

TV-PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

2.7
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When school is out, Fred Figglehorn experiences a summer camp nightmare.

Director: Jonathan Judge | Stars: Lucas Cruikshank, Jake Weary, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Carlos Knight

Votes: 1,885

39. A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.7
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Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships... See full summary »

Directors: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen, Mimi Maynard | Stars: Alan Shearman, Thomas Lee, Cinda Adams, Mari Devon

Votes: 1,737

40. 16-Love (2012)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.8
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When the number one junior player in the country is injured, she begins to discover the teenage life she never got to live... and find the love she never thought she'd have.

Director: Adam Lipsius | Stars: Lindsey Shaw, Chandler Massey, Keith Coulouris, Lindsey Black

Votes: 1,488

41. Balak Palak (2012)

109 min | Family

8.2
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Helps parents to realize how important it is to communicate transparently with your child.

Director: Ravi Jadhav | Stars: Shashwati Pimplikar, Madan Deodhar, Bhagyashree Shankpal, Rohit Phalke

Votes: 1,345

42. Sune i Grekland - All Inclusive (2012)

85 min | Comedy, Family

4.1
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Sune and his family travel to Greece on holiday. but a lot goes wrong.

Director: Hannes Holm | Stars: William Ringström, Morgan Alling, Anja Lundqvist, Hanna Elffors Elfström

Votes: 1,344

43. Cowgirls 'n Angels (2012)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.2
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A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.

Director: Timothy Armstrong | Stars: Bailee Madison, Dusta Kimzey, Richard Levi, Drew Waters

Votes: 1,323 | Gross: $0.12M

44. Zarafa (2012)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.0
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64 Metascore

After escaping the clutches of a slave trader, a bold ten-year-old Sudanese boy befriends a young giraffe and a kind Bedouin, who takes them on a splendid journey via a hot-air balloon as far as the palace of King Charles X of France.

Directors: Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie | Stars: Max Renaudin Pratt, Simon Abkarian, Abraham Adesoye, Sjaak Caderyn

Votes: 1,286

45. Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar (2012)

TV-Y | 86 min | Animation, Family, Musical

5.7
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In this sparkling musical adventure, Barbie(TM) stars as Tory(TM), the kind-hearted princess of Meribella who would rather sing and dance than perform her royal duties. When her favorite ... See full summary »

Director: Ezekiel Norton | Stars: Kelly Sheridan, Jennifer Waris, Ashleigh Ball, Tiffany Kathryn

Votes: 1,184

46. Reisen til julestjernen (2012)

G | 80 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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Once upon a time a little girl went out to find the Christmas star.

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Vilde Zeiner, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Agnes Kittelsen, Stig Werner Moe

Votes: 1,037

47. Vampire Dog (2012)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Family

4.3
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A boy unwittingly adopts a 600 year old talking vampire dog and soon discovers that when they face their fears they can do anything.

Director: Geoff Anderson | Stars: Collin MacKechnie, Julia Sarah Stone, Amy Matysio, Ron Pederson

Votes: 973

48. Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Family

5.1
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An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Danny Woodburn, Kaitlyn Maher, Pat Finn

Votes: 928

49. Meitantei Conan: Juichi-ninme no Striker (2012)

110 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.5
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The Detective Boys attend a promotional event where the J. League play soccer with children where the group are acquainted with the people there. The next day, the Detective Boys watch the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Kôbun Shizuno | Stars: Minami Takayama, Rikiya Koyama, Wakana Yamazaki, Chafûrin

Votes: 925

50. My Boss (2012)

160 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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Story of Manu, who is forced to act as the husband of his boss, so that she gets a visa extension to avoid going back to Australia.

Director: Jeethu Joseph | Stars: Dileep, Mamta Mohandas, Saikumar, Seetha

Votes: 920



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