Best Family Movies of 2008



6.1/10 IMDB

The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sienna Guillory, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Matt King, Rafi Gavron, Marnix Van Den Broeke ..
Directed by: Iain Softley
Release date: 2008-12-11

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

6.3/10 IMDB

Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal entries, prepare to be engulfed in the world of the soaring joys and bottomless angst of being a teenager.

Starring: Georgia Groome, Eleanor Tomlinson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Tommy Bastow, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor, Liam Hess, Georgia Henshaw, Manjeeven Grewal, Kimberley Nixon ..
Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
Release date: 2008-07-25

The Tale of Despereaux

6.1/10 IMDB

Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Tracey Ullman, Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Ciarán Hinds, Robbie Coltrane ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenhagen, Sam Fell
Release date: 2008-12-18

Nim's Island

6.0/10 IMDB

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Michael Carman, Mark Brady, Anthony Simcoe, Christopher James Baker, Maddison Joyce, Peter Callan, Rhonda Doyle ..
Directed by: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
Release date: 2008-04-03
Best Family Movies of 2008 : Lego Batman: The Videogame

Lego Batman: The Videogame

7.8/10 IMDB

A video game in which players take control of the Dynamic Duo, Batman and Robin, as well as the hero Nightwing to fight Gotham City's most notorious criminals including The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Two Face, Bane, Clayface, Poison Ivy, and many more. The criminals have broken out of Arkham Asylum and are set to wreak havoc on the city.

Release date: 2008-09-23

Open Season 2

5.6/10 IMDB

After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.

Starring: Mike Epps, Joel McHale, Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly, Crispin Glover, Steve Schirripa, Georgia Engel, Diedrich Bader, Cody Cameron, Fred Stoller ..
Directed by: Matthew O'Callaghan
Release date: 2008-09-24

Before Tomorrow

6.7/10 IMDB

Two isolated families meet for a summertime celebration. Food is abundant and the future seems bright, but Ningiuq, a wise old woman, sees her world as fragile and moves through it with a pervasive sense of dread. Ningiuq and her grandson Maniq are dropped off on a remote island, where, every year, the family dries the catch and stores it for winter. The task is soon finished. As summer turns to fall, they wait in vain for the others to pick them up. Written by Anonymous (

Starring: Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq, Madeline Piujuq Ivalu, Paul-Dylan Ivalu, Mary Qulitalik, Tumasie Sivuarapik, Madeline Ivalu ..
Directed by: Marie-Hélène Cousineau, Madeline Piujuq Ivalu, Madeline Ivalu
Release date: 2008-09-07
Best Family Movies of 2008 : My Friends Tigger & Pooh's Friendly Tails

My Friends Tigger & Pooh's Friendly Tails

6.8/10 IMDB

Starring: Dee Bradley Baker, Max Burkholder, Oliver Dillon, Chloë Grace Moretz, Travis Oates, Ken Sansom ..
Directed by: David Hartman, Don MacKinnon
Release date: 2008-05-07
Best Family Movies of 2008 : My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Hundred Acre Wood Haunt

My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Hundred Acre Wood Haunt

6.8/10 IMDB

Join Pooh, Tigger, Darby and all your pals from the Hundred Acre Wood for this delightful treat full of fantas-terrific fun. It's Autumn, the time of year filled with surprises, and the gang needs you to use your super-sleuthing skills to answer a few tricky questions and solve some spooky and fun mysteries. Can Piglet's friends help him overcome his fear of thunder and lightning by playing the Flashidy Freeze game? And when a piece of the moon "breaks off", will Eeyore really take a rocket-ship trip to fix it? There's much more excitement in store, so get ready to laugh, play and sing along with Pooh and the gang.

Starring: Jim Cummings, Peter Cullen, Travis Oates, Max Burkholder, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dee Bradley Baker, Oliver Dillon, Ken Sansom, Kimberlea Berg ..
Directed by: David Hartman, Don MacKinnon
Release date: 2008-08-16

Ready? OK!

6.5/10 IMDB

When 10-year-old Joshua (Lurie Poston) decides to join the cheerleading squad at his Catholic school, he faces an uphill battle -- and opposition from his single mom, Andy (Carrie Preston), who struggles to understand her Hollywood musical- and pom-pom-loving son. With the help of sympathetic neighbor Charlie (Michael Emerson), Andy attempts to embrace her son for who he is, not who she wants him to be. James Vasquez directs this touching comedy.

Starring: Lurie Poston, Carrie Preston, Lurie Poston, Michael Emerson, Kali Rocha ..
Directed by: James Vasquez
Release date: 2008-04-17

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