(16 votes, average: 9.38 out of 10)

Roald Dahl's MatildaThe story of a little girl who happens to be a genius, her horrible parents, her even worse school principal, and her wonderful teacher.

A charming movie that children will love and the whole family can enjoy.

Based on the famous Roald Dahl children’s book.

Year: 1996

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

(38 votes, average: 7.95 out of 10)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneA boy discovers he is a wizard and gets to go to one of the best schools for witchcraft and wizardry in the world – Hogwarts.

Harry Potter’s first year at Hogwarts.

A fun adventure for both children and adults. This is the first movie in a series based on the famous Harry Potter books.

Although parts from the book are left out in the movie, all the main parts are there.

Very satisfying.

Edit: Also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Year: 2001

How to Train Your Dragon

(58 votes, average: 9.43 out of 10)

How to Train Your DragonA Viking boy dreams of fighting dragons, until one day he becomes friends with one and discovers that training a dragon is much better than killing one.

This is funny and exciting right from the start and doesn’t let up.

One for the whole family, kids, teens, and adults will enjoy this.

Perfect fantasy entertainment.

Year: 2010

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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

(26 votes, average: 8.58 out of 10)

Night at the Museum 2The sequel to Night at the Museum.

Larry returns to rescue his friends, who have been shipped to storage at the Smithsonian.

The silly humour will entertain the kids, and there is plenty of humour for the adults as well but although it is entertaining it is not as good as the first.

Year: 2009

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George and the Dragon

(11 votes, average: 7.73 out of 10)

George and the DragonA knight who returns from the Crusades just wants to do some farming, but instead gets pulled into rescuing a princess and defeating a dragon.

A little bit different, but funny, clever, and very entertaining.

Suitable for the whole family.

Year: 2004

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Borrowers, The

(12 votes, average: 8.08 out of 10)

The BorrowersThe lives and adventurers of “Borrowers” little people who live in the walls of houses and come out to borrow things from your house to support their existence.

A very clever adventure. This is a fun family movie, children, teens, and adults should all enjoy it.

Year: 1997

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The Frighteners

(9 votes, average: 8.44 out of 10)

The FrightenersA man can see ghosts, and uses this to con people, leading to him trying to solve some murders.

A bit more serious in the scare department, but Michael J Fox keeps it fun.

Great entertainment, but not suitable for children.

Year: 1996


(25 votes, average: 9.12 out of 10)

StardustA fantasy adventure about a young man seeking a fallen star in an unknown land.

Full of action, excitement, adventure, humour, and a completely satisfying story.

Teenagers and adults should enjoy. Not for young children, and it’s best if older children watch under adult supervision.

Year: 2007


(21 votes, average: 8.76 out of 10)

EnchantedA fairytale character gets sent to the real world by an evil witch. This is where the fun starts, as she appreciates New York in a whole different way.

A light, funny, romance.

Most audiences should love it, including families.

Year: 2007

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