Best Family Movies of 2001


Osmosis Jones

6.3/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy Norwood, Bill Murray, Molly Shannon, William Shatner, Ron Howard, Sherry Lynn, Mickie McGowan ..
Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Release date: 2001-08-07

Scooby-Doo! and the Cyber Chase

7.0/10 IMDB

When Scooby and the gang get trapped in a video game created for them, they must fight against the 'Phantom Virus.' To escape the game they must go level by level and defeat the game once and for all.

Starring: Scott Innes, Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Grey DeLisle, Gary Anthony Sturgis, B. J. Ward, Frank Welker, Tom Kane, Mikey Kelley ..
Directed by: Jim Stenstrum
Release date: 2001-10-09

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

6.0/10 IMDB

Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the children of the world to rescue their parents.

Starring: Debi Derryberry, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo, Jeffrey Garcia, Patrick Stewart, Martin Short, Frank Welker, Rob Paulsen, Carolyn Lawrence, Crystal Scales ..
Directed by: John A. Davis
Release date: 2001-12-21
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Angry Beavers in: "Bye Bye Beavers"

7.3/10 IMDB

Norb and Dag realize they're nothing more than cartoon characters. Facing reality, they go to the cartoon afterlife.

Starring: Nick Bakay, Richard Steven Horvitz ..
Directed by: Robert Hughes
Release date: 2001-01-01

Jason and the Argonauts

6.0/10 IMDB

One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of his ruthless uncle, Pelias. After narrowly escaping death, Jason flees his home and returns twenty years later to reclaim the throne. Upon learning of his return, Pelias sentences him to death. To save his life, Jason promises to deliver the most converted gift of the gods to his uncle - the Golden Fleece. Joined by the Argonauts, a stout-hearted crew of sailors, he embarks on a perilous voyage to capture the Fleece and fulfill his destiny.

Release date: 2001-01-07
Best Family Movies of 2001 : The Mansion Cat

The Mansion Cat

4.8/10 IMDB

The owner of a large house tells Tom he's going away for a while, the house is in perfect shape, and that he doesn't want Tom blaming "the mouse" (who's a family pet, in a cage) this time. Of course, this means Tom will spend most of the picture chasing Jerry around the house, causing extensive damage. Among the sequences: Jerry shoves Tom into a VCR, then shelves the resulting cassette-sized cat; Tom traps Jerry in a coffeemaker; Jerry traps Tom in a refrigerator, and he comes out again in ice cubes; Jerry sucks Tom and half the living room into a vacuum cleaner; Tom chases Jerry through the yard and into the house on a riding lawn mower. At the end, he crashes the mower into his owner's returning car, and is told he makes a better hood ornament than a house cat.

Starring: Joseph Barbera ..
Directed by: Karl Toerge
Release date: 2001-04-08
Best Family Movies of 2001 : Rat


5.9/10 IMDB

After a night of drinking Guiness at the local watering hole, an ordinary, working-class, family man in Dublin's life is turned upside-down when he wakes up as a rat.

Starring: Imelda Staunton, Frank Kelly, David Wilmot, Kerry Condon, Andrew Lovern, Pete Postlethwaite, Ed Byrne, Niall Toibin, Geoffrey Palmer, Stanley Townsend ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 2001-04-01

Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Adventure: The Story of Peter and the Wolf

6.6/10 IMDB

The fun begins when Baby Bear goes to hear the Boston Pops Orchestra play the musical story of Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf." He imagines Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar and the rest of his Sesame Street friends as characters who help bring the story to life.

Release date: 2001-01-01
Best Family Movies of 2001 : Bailey's Mistake

Bailey's Mistake

5.0/10 IMDB

"Bailey's Mistake" is the name of a cold, dreary island that a bitter widow finds herself stuck on. Seems Liz Donovan got cut out of her husband's will because he'd secretly spent all his money on a New England island. Kids in tow, Liz discovers spooky secrets while getting to know the eccentric natives.

Starring: Linda Hamilton, Kyle Secor, Jesse James, Paz de la Huerta, Richard Burgi, Joan Plowright, Kris Lemche, David Norona, Jeremy Akerman, Julianne Christie ..
Directed by: Michael M. Robin
Release date: 2001-03-17
Best Family Movies of 2001 : Off Season

Off Season

5.6/10 IMDB

After the death of his parents, 10-year-old Jackson Mayhew moves in with his Aunt. But when he befriends an elderly man, he begins to suspect that the old man is actually Santa Claus.

Starring: Sherilyn Fenn, Hume Cronyn, Bruce Davison, Rory Culkin, Adam Arkin ..
Directed by: Bruce Davison
Release date: 2001-12-16

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