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Best Family Movies

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    The Lego Movie (2014)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 100 minutes
    Recommended ages: Appropriate for all ages
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Critics approval 96%
    Set to hit box-office records, this first-ever, full-length LEGO movie follows ordinary LEGO figure Emmet as he is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. This starts an adventure, where he meets an array of friends and experiences hilarious mishaps while on his way to stop an evil tyrant.
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    Frozen (2013)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 102 minutes
    Recommended ages: Appropriate for all ages
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Critics approval 89%
    Surely one of the best family movies of 2013, this heartwarming story tells the tale of Anna and Elsa, two sisters divided by Elsa's mysterious talent for freezing all that she touches. Anna's devotion helps her fight through arctic conditions to find Elsa, who isolates herself after transforming the kingdom into a never-ending winter.
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    Epic (2013)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 102 minutes
    Recommended ages: 8 and up
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 65%
    Mary Katherine, the daughter of a quirky scientist, discovers that she has been delivered into a tiny world of beings hidden deep within the forest near her home. As dark forces try to take over, Mary Katherine must band together with her new friends to try to protect both of their worlds.
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    Despicable Me 2 (2013)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 98 minutes
    Recommended ages: Appropriate for all ages
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 85%
    This whimsical sequel follows Gru as he struggles to find the balance between fatherhood and work. He faces trouble when the Anti-Villain League pressures him to capture a powerful mastermind. Filled with intrigue, minions, and even a little love, this film has it all!
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    Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
    Rating: PG-13
    Length: 125 minutes
    Recommended ages: 13 and up
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 88 percent
    After repeated requests by Walt Disney, P.L. Travers, author of Mary Poppins, finally gives in and reluctantly works with him to transform her precious story into a major motion picture. This powerful story walks you through Mrs. Travers' painful childhood, which helped her to produce such a meaningful work of art. It's quite the tear-jerker, so make sure tissues are at the ready!
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    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
    Rating: PG-13
    Length: 169 minutes
    Recommended ages: 13 and up
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 83%
    If your family enjoyed watching The Lord of the Rings trilogy, then you will love this first movie in the prequel trilogy. Follow a youthful Bilbo Baggins as he becomes enlisted by Gandalf to help a band of dwarves retake their home from the fearsome dragon Smaug.
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    Brave (2012)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 93 minutes
    Recommended ages: 8 and up
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Critics approval 78%
    Do you have a strong-willed daughter at home? If so, she will love watching Princess Merida as she learns how to balance the customs of her family with her personal dreams and ambitions. After Merida's impulsive wish becomes reality, her bravery faces the ultimate test in order to save her loved ones.
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    The Secret World of Arrietty (2012)
    Rating: G
    Length: 94 minutes
    Recommended ages: Appropriate for all ages
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Critics approval 94%
    What would it feel like if you were only a few inches tall? In The Secret World of Arrietty, you follow the Clock family as they live undetected in the floorboards of someone else's home. After one of the inhabitants discovers Arrietty by chance, chaos ensues as her family fights for survival.
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    The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 104 minutes
    Recommended ages: 8 and up
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 69%
    After a married couple struggles in vain to have a child of their own, their desperation drives them to plant a box in their backyard filled with all the details of what they would wish for in a child. Little do they know that their wishes are about to come true, but not in the way they expect!
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    Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 94 minutes
    Recommended ages: Appropriate for all ages
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 63%
    As their icy world begins to melt, Manny and his friends find themselves separated from their loved ones by an environmental upheaval. After fighting off pirates and struggling to stay alive, they must learn to adapt to their new surroundings in order to make their way back home.
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    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
    Rating: PG
    Length: 94 minutes
    Recommended Ages: Appropriate for all ages
    Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: Audience approval 60%
    This sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth follows Sean Anderson on his next adventure. As Sean struggles to build a relationship with his new stepfather, they begin a search for Sean's missing grandfather. Along the way, they end up uncovering the truth behind a mysterious island, possibly the inspiration behind Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. One of the best family movies for adventure you can find!
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