Best Family Movies of 2009

1.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson, Michael Gambon, Jarvis Cocker ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2009-10-23
2.

A Christmas Carol

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Jim Carrey, Steve Valentine, Daryl Sabara, Colin Firth, Sage Ryan, Amber Gainey Meade, Ryan Ochoa, Bobbi Page, Ron Bottitta ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 2009-11-04
3.

Where the Wild Things Are

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.

Starring: Max Records, Catherine Keener, Lauren Ambrose, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Mark Ruffalo, Pepita Emmerichs, Madeleine Greaves, Joshua Jay ..
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Release date: 2009-10-16
4.

Princess Protection Program

4.9
5.6/10 IMDB

When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school at a nearby bait shop. Rosalinda goes undercover as a regular teen named, Rosie with the help of Carter. In turn, Rosalinda helps Carter overcome insecurities with herself and her crush on Donny who also likes her but can't tell or get shy.

Starring: Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jamie Chung, Nicholas Braun, Kevin Schmidt, Sully Díaz, Isaac Santiago, Molly Hagan, Eldim Correa, Johnny Ray Rodríguez ..
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown
Release date: 2009-05-20
5.

Planet 51

4.9
6.0/10 IMDB

When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, John Cleese, Freddie Benedict, Alan Marriott, Mathew Horne, James Corden ..
Directed by: Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez
Release date: 2009-11-19
Best Family Movies of 2009 : Astro Boy
6.

Astro Boy

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before returning to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Freddie Highmore, Eugene Levy, Sterling Beaumon, Nathan Lane, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlize Theron ..
Directed by: David Bowers
Release date: 2009-10-15
7.

Hannah Montana: The Movie

4.5
4.4/10 IMDB

As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Taylor Swift, Lucas Till, Mitchel Musso, Moisés Arias, Vanessa Williams, Margo Martindale ..
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Release date: 2009-04-10
8.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

4.4
5.2/10 IMDB

Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. All that changes when a team of thugs raids the mall and takes hostages. Untrained, unarmed and a super-size target, Blart has to become a real cop to save the day.

Starring: Kevin James, Keir O'Donnell, Jayma Mays, Raini Rodriguez, Shirley Knight, Stephen Rannazzisi, Peter Gerety, Bobby Cannavale, Adam Ferrara, Jamal Mixon ..
Directed by: Steve Carr
Release date: 2009-01-15
9.

Hotel for Dogs

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But the kids have to do some quick thinking to keep the cops off their tails.

Starring: Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Don Cheadle, Johnny Simmons, Kyla Pratt, Robinne Lee, Troy Gentile, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon, Ajay Naidu ..
Directed by: Thor Freudenthal
Release date: 2009-01-16
10.

Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

4.1
6.7/10 IMDB

A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the sea on a secret quest to set things right.

Starring: Mae Whitman, Jesse McCartney, Jane Horrocks, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Kristin Chenoweth, Angela Bartys, Anjelica Huston, Pamela Adlon, Rob Paulsen ..
Directed by: Klay Hall
Release date: 2009-09-03

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