Best Family Movies of 2010

1.

Toy Story 3

7.0
8.3/10

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home to Andy.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Ned Beatty, Joan Cusack, Michael Keaton
Directed by: Lee Unkrich
Release date: 2010-06-16
2.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

6.9
7.7/10

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2010-10-17
3.

How to Train Your Dragon

6.7
8.1/10

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill
Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Release date: 2010-03-10
4.

Tangled

6.6
7.7/10

When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, who's looking for her ticket out of the tower where she's been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs.

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Delaney Rose Stein, Brad Garrett
Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
Release date: 2010-11-24
5.

Despicable Me

6.3
7.6/10

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.

Starring: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett
Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Release date: 2010-07-08
6.

Megamind

5.9
7.2/10

Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross
Directed by: Tom McGrath
Release date: 2010-10-28
7.

Alice in Wonderland

5.8
6.4/10

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2010-03-03
8.

Day & Night

5.7
8.1/10
Day & Night
When Day, a sunny fellow, encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods, sparks fly! Day and Night are frightened and suspicious of each other at first, and quickly get off on the wrong foot. But as they discover each other's unique qualities--and come to realize that each of them offers a different window onto the same world-the friendship helps both to gain a new perspective.
Starring: Wayne Dyer
Directed by: Teddy Newton
Release date: 2010-06-17
9.

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

5.6
6.9/10

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

Starring: Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Joel Edgerton, Deborra-Lee Furness
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2010-07-10
10.

Shrek Forever After

5.5
6.3/10

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews
Directed by: Mike Mitchell
Release date: 2010-05-16
11.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

5.4
6.3/10

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

Starring: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter, Simon Pegg
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 2010-08-13
12.

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

5.4
7.4/10

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.

Starring: Werner Herzog, Dominique Baffier, Jean Clottes, Jean-Michel Geneste
Directed by: Werner Herzog
Release date: 2010-09-10
13.

The Last Song

5.4
5.9/10

A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, Bobby Coleman, Liam Hemsworth, Hallock Beals
Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson
Release date: 2010-03-31
14.

The Karate Kid

5.2
6.2/10

12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

Starring: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Yu Rong-Guang, Tess Liu
Directed by: Harald Zwart
Release date: 2010-06-10
15.

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

5.1
7.1/10

Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.

Starring: Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Summer Glau, Ed Asner, Andre Braugher
Directed by: Lauren Montgomery
Release date: 2010-09-28
16.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

5.1
5.9/10

Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.

Starring: Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Abel, Sean Bean
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 2010-02-01
17.

Ramona and Beezus

4.7
6.6/10

Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. Through all the ups and downs of childhood, Ramona and Beezus learn that anything's possible when you believe in yourself and rely on each other.

Starring: Joey King, Selena Gomez, John Corbett, Bridget Moynahan, Ginnifer Goodwin
Directed by: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
Release date: 2010-07-23
18.

Despicable Me Presents: Minion Madness

4.5
7.7/10

3 Mini movies that feature the Minions. Orientation Day, Home Makeover and Banana.

Starring: Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher, Pierre Coffin, Rob Huebel
Directed by: Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
Release date: 2010-12-14
19.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

4.4
6.2/10

Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies and a moldy slice of cheese with nuclear cooties!

Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn, Devon Bostick
Directed by: Thor Freudenthal
Release date: 2010-03-19
20.

Tooth Fairy

4.3
5.0/10

When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. Soon, Derek is inspired to rekindle his youthful dreams.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Merchant, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Ryan Sheckler
Directed by: Michael Lembeck
Release date: 2010-01-14

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