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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also family-friendly

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and family-friendly movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and family-friendly, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Sep 14 2020

1 Earth to Echo (2014)

After a construction project begins digging in their neighbourhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and the authorities. The three embark on a secret adventure to crack the code and follow it to its source, and discover a mysterious being from another world who desperately needs their help. The journey that follows will change all their lives forever.

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2014-06-14 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Teo Halm, Astro

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    feeling sea sickness
  2. Ranked #4 for
    shaky camera
  3. Ranked #4 for
    wobbly camera work

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2 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to spirit
  2. Ranked #2 for
    very appealing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to book

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3 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    early childhood
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cinematic magic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lovingly crafted

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4 Frozen (2013)

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

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2013-11-27 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chirpy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bubbly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bouncy

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5 The Lion King (2019)

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

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2019-07-12 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

JD McCrary, Penny Johnson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with expressive eyes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    expressive acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with expressive face

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6 A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

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2018-03-08 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Storm Reid, Deric McCabe

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    disjointed mess
  2. Ranked #3 for
    poorly put together
  3. Ranked #4 for
    wasted potential

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7 Aladdin (2019)

A kindhearted street urchin named Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie while a power-hungry Grand Vizier vies for the same lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

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2019-05-22 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Mena Massoud, Robby Haynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    new take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ebullient character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fitting the bill perfectly

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8 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Matt Lucas

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fantastical
  2. Ranked #3 for
    wildest
  3. Ranked #4 for
    highly imaginative

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9 Oddball (2015)

The story of Allan "Swampy" Marsh and his Maremma dog Oddball. Swampy convinced local authorities to allow Oddball to protect a colony of Little Penguins on Middle Island from wild cats and dogs. Oddball succeeds in his campaign and becomes a front runner for Maremma dogs being used to protect other endangered Australian wildlife.

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2015-09-17 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Deborah Mailman, Coco Jack Gillies

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #26 for
    extrovert
  2. Ranked #37 for
    wholesome family
  3. Ranked #50 for
    watching indispensably

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10 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

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2008-05-15 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    more family-friendly
  2. Ranked #8 for
    deviating from book
  3. Ranked #11 for
    fairly faithful to book

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