Best Family Movies of 2007

1.

Ratatouille

6.7
8.0/10

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

Starring: Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano, Brian Dennehy, Peter Sohn
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2007-06-22
2.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

6.6
7.5/10

Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Michael Gambon, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2007-06-28
3.

Stardust

6.2
7.7/10

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

Starring: Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Sienna Miller
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Release date: 2007-08-09
4.

August Rush

6.1
7.5/10

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard, Robin Williams
Directed by: Kirsten Sheridan
Release date: 2007-11-21
5.

The Simpsons Movie

6.0
7.3/10

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria
Directed by: David Silverman
Release date: 2007-07-26
6.

Bridge to Terabithia

6.0
7.2/10

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen.

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Robert Patrick, Zooey Deschanel, Bailee Madison
Directed by: Gábor Csupó
Release date: 2007-02-16
7.

Shrek the Third

5.5
6.1/10

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas
Directed by: Chris Miller
Release date: 2007-05-17
8.

Surf's Up

5.3
6.7/10

Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey, he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are, and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and fortune.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, James Woods
Directed by: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck
Release date: 2007-06-08
9.

Bee Movie

5.1
6.1/10

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us.

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Jim Cummings, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton
Directed by: Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith
Release date: 2007-10-28
10.

Superman: Doomsday

4.9
7.0/10

When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s

Starring: Adam Baldwin, Anne Heche, James Marsters, John DiMaggio, Swoosie Kurtz
Directed by: Lauren Montgomery, Bruce Timm
Release date: 2007-09-18
11.

The Water Horse

4.7
6.5/10

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.

Starring: Alexander Nathan Etel, Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin, David Morrissey, Priyanka Xi
Directed by: Jay Russell
Release date: 2007-12-25
12.

Shrek the Halls

4.7
6.5/10

The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, there is a knock at the door.

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Cody Cameron
Directed by: Gary Trousdale
Release date: 2007-11-28
13.

Alvin and the Chipmunks

4.7
5.2/10

A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.

Starring: Jason Lee, David Cross, Cameron Richardson, Jane Lynch, Justin Long
Directed by: Tim Hill
Release date: 2007-12-13
14.

The Game Plan

4.5
6.2/10

Bachelor football star Joe Kingman seems to have it all. He is wealthy and carefree, and his team is on the way to capturing a championship. Suddenly, he is tackled by some unexpected news: He has a young daughter, the result of a last fling with his ex-wife. Joe must learn to balance his personal and professional lives with the needs of his child.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Madison Pettis, Kyra Sedgwick, Roselyn Sánchez, Morris Chestnut
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Release date: 2007-09-28
15.

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

4.5
6.2/10

Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium—the strangest, most fantastic and most wonderful toy store in the world. After Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once-remarkable Emporium.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jason Bateman, Zach Mills, Jonathan Potts
Directed by: Zach Helm
Release date: 2007-11-14
16.

Your Friend the Rat

4.3
7.1/10

Let's face it, rats are not the most beloved creatures on earth. However, maybe this little tale about the history of human and rat interaction will change the world's tune. At least that is the hope of Remy, the star of Ratatouille, and his reluctant brother Emile as they guide us through world history from a rat's perspective. Why can't we all just get along?

Starring: Patton Oswalt, Peter Sohn, Lou Romano, Sigmund Vik, Jim Capobianco
Directed by: Jim Capobianco
Release date: 2007-11-06
17.

Nancy Drew

4.2
5.9/10

Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the small-town girl cut through the Hollywood hype to solve the case?

Starring: Emma Roberts, Josh Flitter, Max Thieriot, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tate Donovan
Directed by: Andrew Fleming
Release date: 2007-06-15
18.

Barbie as the Island Princess

4.1
6.4/10
Barbie as the Island Princess
Barbie plays Rosella in this new musical film. Shipwrecked as a child, Rosella grows up on the island under the watchful eyes of her loving animal friends. The arrival of Prince Antonio leads Rosella and her furry pals to explore civilization and ultimately save the kingdom by uncovering a secret plot.
Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Mar Bordallo, Melissa Lyons, Paloma Blanco, Alessandro Juliani
Directed by: Greg Richardson
Release date: 2007-09-18
19.

Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow

3.9
6.1/10

Elina goes to a fairy school to learn dancing and fairy magic. The spring of the fairy land is soon threatened by evil Laverna who intends to prevent fairies from performing the annual vital rainbow dance. Elina must stop quarreling with her fellow students and unite them to save the first bud of the spring.

Starring: Alistair Abell, Sharon Alexander, Kathleen Barr, Andrew Francis
Directed by: William Lau
Release date: 2007-01-01
20.

Underdog

3.6
4.8/10

A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.

Starring: Jason Lee, Peter Dinklage, James Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Alex Neuberger
Directed by: Frederik Du Chau
Release date: 2007-08-03

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