Top Family Films of 2011

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  1. 9000 Needles

    9000 Needles (2009)

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    9000 Needles is a 2009 documentary film about the story of a young husband and father and his family as they struggle to deal with the aftermath of a devastating stroke.


  2. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American adventure comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. The film stars Jason Lee, David Cross and Jenny Slate with the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate.


  3. Arthur Christmas

    Arthur Christmas (2011)

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    The Large Family was a British and French animated television series based on the book series of the same name written by Jill Murphy (from 1986). The series was produced by GO-N Entertainment, Coolabi and DQ Entertainment. It aired on CBeebies in the UK (and on other countries with a version of CBeebies), and on ABC in Australia. The series focuses on a family of anthropomorphic elephants, the Larges. It consists of two seasons with 26 episodes of 11 minutes each. The first season aired on 2008, and the second season aired on 2010.


  4. Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)

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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is a 2011 Disney direct-to-DVD sequel to the family comedy film Beverly Hills Chihuahua, the second film in the Beverly Hills Chihuaha series. Directed by Alex Zamm, and starring George Lopez, Odette Yustman and Zachary Gordon, the film focuses on Papi and Chloe, now married, and their five puppies. The film was released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on February 11, 2011, in a two-disc Blu-ray and DVD combo pack.


  5. Cars 2

    Cars 2 (2011)

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    Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy spy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the sequel to the 2006 film Cars and features the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro, and Eddie Izzard. In the film, race car Lightning McQueen and tow truck Mater head to Japan and Europe to compete in the World Grand Prix, but Mater becomes sidetracked with international espionage. The film is directed by John Lasseter, co-directed by Brad Lewis, written by Ben Queen, and produced by Denise Ream.


  6. Courageous

    Courageous (2011)

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    Courageous is a 2011 independent Christian drama film, directed by Alex Kendrick, produced by Sherwood Pictures, and released to theaters on September 30, 2011. It is the fourth film by Sherwood Pictures, the creators of Flywheel, Facing the Giants, and Fireproof. Filming in Albany, Georgia concluded in June 2010. The film was marketed by Sony's Provident Films, which also marketed their previous films.


  7. Dolphin Tale

    Dolphin Tale (2011)

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    Dolphin Tale is a 2011 family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith (his first directed film since 2008) from a screenplay by Karen Janszen and Noam Dromi and a book of the same name. It stars Nathan Gamble, Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson and Morgan Freeman.


  8. Gnomeo & Juliet

    Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

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    Gnomeo & Juliet is a British 2011 3D computer-animated family film based on William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The film was directed by Kelly Asbury, and the two main characters are voiced by James McAvoy and Emily Blunt. The film was released on 2011. It also marks Jason Statham's first voice role outside of video games. Despite mixed reviews, the film was a sleeper hit in the box office and a sequel, titled Gnomeo and Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes, is in production under the direction of John Wayne Stevenson.


  9. Happy Feet Two

    Happy Feet Two (2011)

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    Happy Feet Two is a 2011 Australian-American 3D computer-animated family musical film directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It is a sequel to Miller's 2006 film Happy Feet.


  10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the second of two cinematic parts based on the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling. The film, which is the eighth and final instalment in the Harry Potter film series, was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling. The story continues to follow Harry Potter's quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort's Horcruxes. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as Harry's best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Principal photography began on 19 February 2009, and was completed on 12 June 2010, with reshoots taking place in December 2010, marking the series' closure of ten years of filming. Part 2 was released in 2D, 3-D and IMAX cinemas worldwide from 13–15 July 2011, and is the only Harry Potter film to be released in 3-D.


  11. Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil

    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011)

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    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2011 American computer-animated 3D family action comedy film and the sequel to 2005's Hoodwinked!, directed by Mike Disa and released on April 29, 2011. The film was written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards and Tony Leech, who wrote and directed the previous Hoodwinked! film. Most of the cast reprised their roles, with the exceptions of Anne Hathaway and Jim Belushi, who were replaced by Hayden Panettiere and Martin Short, respectively.


  12. Hop

    Hop (2011)

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    Hop is a 2011 American Easter-themed live-action/animated comedy film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, directed by Tim Hill and produced by Chris Meledandri and Michele Imperato Stabile. The film was released on April 1, 2011, in the United States and the United Kingdom.


  13. Horrid Henry: The Movie

    Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)

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    Horrid Henry: The Movie is a 2011 British 3D children's comedy film based on the fictional character Horrid Henry, directed by Nick Moore. The first British film for children to be shot in 3D, its United Kingdom release date was 29 July 2011 and Phase 4 Films announced, on 9 February 2012, that they would release the film in theatres in the United States and Canada on 22 December 2012.


  14. How to Die in Oregon

    How to Die in Oregon (2011)

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    How to Die in Oregon is a 2011 American documentary film produced and directed by Peter Richardson. It is set in the US state of Oregon and covers the state's Death with Dignity Act that allows terminally ill patients to self-administer medication prescribed by their physician to end their own life (a form of Aid in Dying).


  15. Hugo

    Hugo (2011)

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    Hugo is a 2011 3D historical adventure drama film based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret about a boy who lives alone in the Gare Montparnasse railway station in Paris in the 1930s. It is directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. It is a co-production between Graham King's GK Films and Johnny Depp's Infinitum Nihil. The film stars Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helen McCrory, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Jude Law, and Christopher Lee.


  16. Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

    Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)

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    Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer is a 2011 comedy film based on Megan McDonald's Judy Moody book series released on June 10, 2011 and starring Heather Graham, Preston Bailey, Taylar Hender, Jaleel White, and introducing Jordana Beatty as Judy Moody. The film tells about a third grader named Judy Moody who sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life. Reviews have been critically negative, as the film holds a 19% rating from Rotten Tomatoes. The film was considered a box office bomb and earning only about $15 million. It debuted at number 7 at the box office on its opening weekend.


  17. Kung Fu Panda 2

    Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

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    Kung Fu Panda 2 is a 2011 3D American computer-animated action comedy-drama martial arts film, directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the sequel to the 2008 film Kung Fu Panda and the second installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise. In the film, Po and his friends battle to stop a would-be conqueror Lord Shen with his powerful new weapon, with the giant panda discovering a disquieting link to his past in the process. The cast of the original film reprised their voice roles while the new villain, Lord Shen is voiced by Gary Oldman.


  18. Mars Needs Moms

    Mars Needs Moms (2011)

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    Mars Needs Moms is a 2011 American 3D motion capture animated science fiction comedy film co-written and directed by Simon Wells, and based on the Berkeley Breathed book of the same title. The film is centered around Milo, a nine-year-old boy who finally comes to understand the importance of family, and has to rescue his mother after she is abducted by Martians. It was released on March 11, 2011 by Walt Disney Pictures. The film stars both Seth Green (motion capture) and newcomer Seth Dusky (voice) as Milo.


  19. Megamind: The Button of Doom

    Megamind: The Button of Doom (2011)

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    Megamind: The Button of Doom is a 2011 animated short film released on DVD/Blu-ray with Megamind on February 25, 2011, starring Will Ferrell and David Cross. It also made its television premiere on Nickelodeon on February 26, 2011.


  20. Mr. Popper's Penguins

    Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

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    Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 2011 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters, and starring Jim Carrey. It was loosely based on the children's book of the same name. The film was originally slated for a release on August 12, 2011, but was moved up to June 17, 2011.


  21. Once Upon a Warrior

    Once Upon a Warrior (2011)

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    Anaganaga O Dheerudu (English: Once Upon a Warrior) is a 2011 Indian Telugu fantasy-adventure film directed by debutant Prakash Kovelamudi in his first mainstream film. Co-produced by Disney World Cinema with veteran director K. Raghavendra Rao at a budget of INR 270 million, it stars Siddharth, Shruti Haasan, in her Telugu debut, and Harshita as protagonists with Lakshmi Manchu making her debut in a negative role. The film features musical score by Salim-Sulaiman, an ensemble soundtrack by Salim-Sulaiman, M. M. Keeravani, Koti and Mickey J Meyer, while cinematography and editing are handled by Soundar Rajan and Sravan Katikaneni, respectively. Prasad Devineni of Arka Media Works is the Line producer of the movie.


  22. Pastor Brown

    Pastor Brown (2009)

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    Pastor Brown is a 2009 American film. It was written by Rhonda Baraka and directed by Rockmond Dunbar. The film was shot in Atlanta, Georgia. Pastor Brown stars Salli Richardson, Nicole Ari Parker, Michael Beach, Monica, and Keith David. This film was the debut of R&B singer Grammy-winner India.Arie as an actress.


  23. Princess and the Pony

    Princess and the Pony (2011)

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    Princess and the Pony (also known as 1st Furry Valentine) is a 2011 drama film by The Asylum. It is The Asylum's first family film not marketed under their Christian-oriented label Faith Films, deviating from the studio's use of mature content on their other films.


  24. Rango

    Rango (2011)

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    Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Verbinski, Graham King and John B. Carls. Rango was a critical and commercial success, and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.


  25. Rio

    Rio (2011)

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    Rio is a 2011 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure-comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. The title refers to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, where the film is set. The film features the voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, and Jake T. Austin. It tells the story of Blu (Eisenberg), a male blue macaw who is taken to Rio de Janeiro to mate with a free-spirited female blue macaw, Jewel (Hathaway). The two eventually fall in love, and together they have to escape from being smuggled by Nigel (Clement), a cockatoo. The theme song, "Telling the World" was sung by Taio Cruz.


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