Best Family Movies of 2012


Hotel Transylvania

7.1/10 IMDB

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Cee Lo Green, Sadie Sandler ..
Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Release date: 2012-09-20


7.0/10 IMDB

In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch centuries ago.

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Jodelle Ferland, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Goodman, Elaine Stritch ..
Directed by: Sam Fell, Chris Butler
Release date: 2012-08-03
Best Family Movies of 2012 : Big Man

Big Man

6.5/10 IMDB

Uzoma likes to play games. But games have consequences.

Directed by: Julius Onah
Release date: 2012-06-21
Best Family Movies of 2012 : Meet the In Laws

Meet the In Laws

5.6/10 IMDB

Xu Zheng plays a psychologist in "In-laws." When he decides to visit his girlfriend's parents, he discovers that his future father-in-law is one of his patients. Hilarity ensues after they meet.

Starring: Xu Zheng, Lin Peng, Li Feng-Xu, Zhu Lin, Hui Siu-Hung ..
Directed by: Hai-shu Li
Release date: 2012-08-07
Best Family Movies of 2012 : The Curse of the Un-kissable Kid

The Curse of the Un-kissable Kid

6.8/10 IMDB

A bullied kid drinks a magic potion to make his problems disappear... if only he'd read the fine print!

Starring: William Leon, Liv Southard, Christopher Bones, Joseph Haag, Lee Meriwether, Drew Droege, Brady Matthews, Tess Gayhart, Maria Pallas, Hilary Pingle ..
Directed by: Mark Marchillo
Release date: 2012-11-12
Best Family Movies of 2012 : The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!

5.4/10 IMDB

The Cat in the Hat, Sally, Nick and Fish help a baby reindeer find its way home in time for Christmas.

Starring: Martin Short, Alexa Torrington, Jacob Ewaniuk, Rob Tinkler ..
Directed by: Tony Collingwood, Steve Neilson
Release date: 2012-11-21
Best Family Movies of 2012 : Little Monsters

Little Monsters

4.8/10 IMDB

James and Carl were only 10 years old when they kidnapped and murdered 3 year old David McClendon. They were caught, tried, convicted and placed in separate juvenile facilities. At 18-years old, both are given new names and released back into society - much to the horror of the nation. They can have no contact with each other or with their past friends or relatives. The story follows the lives of these two boys as they try to start over, escape the past and survive the growing outcry following their release.

Starring: Clarence Gilyard Jr., Michael Vara, Michael Tylo, David Schmoeller ..
Directed by: David Schmoeller
Release date: 2012-01-02

Golden Winter

3.9/10 IMDB

A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.

Starring: Haylie Duff, Darrel Guilbeau, Steve Sirkis, G.K. Bowes, Kim Little, Andrew Beckham, Frank Benz, Jason Brooks, Shannon Elizabeth, Madeleine Falkskog ..
Directed by: Sam Mendoti
Release date: 2012-09-25

Dorothy And The Witches Of Oz

4.5/10 IMDB

Children's author Dorothy Gale makes a decent living continuing her grandfather's series of Oz books. When a new agent enters the scene, Dorothy moves to New York city. In the midst of a major business deal for her books, Dorothy discovers that her books are not based on her imagination, but on repressed memories. While Dorothy struggles with the revelation, she is forced to confront The Wicked Witch of the West, who has descended upon the Big Apple, determined to settle an old score.

Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Billy Boyd, Paulie Redding, Lance Henriksen, Sean Astin, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Combs, Eliza Swenson, Ari Zagaris, Barry J. Ratcliffe ..
Directed by: Leigh Scott
Release date: 2012-02-17

Gabe the Cupid Dog

4.2/10 IMDB

When Eric and Marsha break off their long-term relationship, journalist Eric is able to weather it pretty well. He still has his long time canine companion Gabe, and his boss, Ms Andrews, wants to send him to London to open an office. But first Ms Andrews says Eric must find out the true identity of the best-selling author R L Dutton. A bigger obstacle for Eric's trip, however, comes from his dog. Gabe does not want to face six months in quarantine with big pit bulls and mastiffs waiting for an OK to the UK. Getting ideas from a pretty TV host, Gabe acts as Cupid Dog, doing his best to bring Eric and their neighbor Sara together. Gabe's plan works, only to go up in smoke when Eric realizes Sara is the mysterious author. Now Sara thinks Eric was just using her for a story before leaving for London. Gabe the Cupid Dog must go to new lengths to get Sara and Eric to tie the "leash."

Starring: Brian Krause, Boti Bliss, Linden Ashby, Michael Woods, Barbara Niven, Ashley Jones, Ralph Waite, Odessa Rae, Kirstin Dorn ..
Directed by: Michael Feifer
Release date: 2012-01-01

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