Top 50 underrated family movies

01.
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
88 min | 2004 |
1.9 (30466 votes)
|
6.44 (130 reviews)

A group of smart-talking toddlers find themselves at the center of a media mogul's experiment to crack the code to baby talk. The toddlers must race against time for the sake of babies everywhere.

02.
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
81 min | 1964 |
2.7 (10913 votes)
|
5.76 (176 reviews)

The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents.

03.
Air Bud
98 min | 1997 |
5.3 (17127 votes)
|
8.0 (33 reviews)

An unexpected player joins the school basketball team - a circus dog who escaped from a cruel master.

04.
3 Ninjas
93 min | 1992 |
5.3 (20901 votes)
|
7.99 (50 reviews)

Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.

05.
Like Mike
99 min | 2002 |
5.3 (19753 votes)
|
7.98 (56 reviews)

A 13-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.

06.
Spice World
93 min | 1997 |
3.5 (35002 votes)
|
6.17 (208 reviews)

World famous pop group the Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.

07.
Aquamarine
110 min | 2006 |
5.4 (39790 votes)
|
8.04 (150 reviews)

Two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool.

08.
The Flintstones
91 min | 1994 |
4.9 (77987 votes)
|
7.43 (106 reviews)

In a parallel modern-day Stone Age world, a working-class family, the Flintstones, are set up for an executive job. But they learn that money can't buy happiness.

09.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.1 (52465 votes)
|
7.62 (156 reviews)

The Mystery Inc. gang must save Coolsville from an attack of their past monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to take down the gang.

10.
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
82 min | 2006 |
5.0 (40577 votes)
|
7.49 (86 reviews)

Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.

11.
Dennis the Menace
94 min | 1993 |
5.6 (58580 votes)
|
8.08 (75 reviews)

When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

12.
Baby Geniuses
97 min | 1999 |
2.7 (25830 votes)
|
5.15 (162 reviews)

Scientists hold super intelligent talking babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.

13.
Kazaam
93 min | 1996 |
3.0 (23706 votes)
|
5.42 (85 reviews)

A troubled kid inadvertently releases a genie, who must grant him any three wishes he requests.

14.
Dunston Checks In
88 min | 1996 |
5.4 (12207 votes)
|
7.81 (35 reviews)

A young boy befriends a larcenous orangutan in a luxury hotel.

15.
Major Payne
95 min | 1995 |
6.3 (31922 votes)
|
8.68 (56 reviews)

A recently discharged Major finds himself commanding a group of mismatched Cadets.

16.
Harry and the Hendersons
110 min | 1987 |
6.0 (33816 votes)
|
8.37 (52 reviews)

The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of 'Bigfoot' a secret.

17.
Peter Pan
113 min | 2003 |
6.8 (68688 votes)
|
9.17 (374 reviews)

The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.

18.
Flipper
95 min | 1996 |
5.3 (10590 votes)
|
7.62 (32 reviews)

A teenage boy sent to spend the summer with his eccentric uncle on the Florida coast befriends a remarkable dolphin and takes on local bad guys who are polluting the water.

19.
Snow Dogs
99 min | 2002 |
5.2 (25951 votes)
|
7.49 (83 reviews)

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

20.
RocketMan
95 min | 1997 |
5.9 (9322 votes)
|
8.18 (64 reviews)

Fred Z. Randall is a geeky spacecraft designer who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars.

21.
Babe
91 min | 1995 |
6.8 (119731 votes)
|
9.07 (189 reviews)

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

22.
The Jungle Book
111 min | 1994 |
6.0 (17051 votes)
|
8.22 (46 reviews)

Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wild animals, and how he becomes king of the jungle.

23.
Cop & ½
97 min | 1993 |
4.1 (8167 votes)
|
6.32 (41 reviews)

After witnessing a murder, a young boy named Devon refuses to testify unless he is given the chance to be a policeman.

24.
Santa Claus: The Movie
107 min | 1985 |
6.3 (11842 votes)
|
8.49 (98 reviews)

The legend of Santa Claus is put in jeopardy when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer attempts to take over Christmas.

25.
Ernest Goes to Camp
92 min | 1987 |
5.5 (11141 votes)
|
7.67 (36 reviews)

Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents as well as stop a shady strip mining company from closing the camp.

26.
Super Mario Bros.
104 min | 1993 |
4.1 (50779 votes)
|
6.23 (290 reviews)

Two Brooklyn plumbers, Mario and Luigi, must travel to another dimension to rescue a princess from the evil dictator King Koopa and stop him from taking over the world.

27.
Beethoven's 2nd
89 min | 1993 |
4.9 (26705 votes)
|
7.01 (33 reviews)

Beethoven, the St. Bernard dog, becomes a father, but his girlfriend Missy is dognapped, and his puppies are in danger of the same fate.

28.
Black Beauty
88 min | 1994 |
6.6 (9614 votes)
|
8.71 (60 reviews)

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

29.
Vivah
160 min | 2006 |
6.6 (9398 votes)
|
8.71 (57 reviews)

Poonam, a traditionally brought-up young woman, is to marry Prem, a groom chosen by her uncle. Poonam and Prem's faith and love are to be tested however, when an accident occurs and Poonam might be scarred for life.

30.
Angels in the Outfield
102 min | 1994 |
6.2 (30294 votes)
|
8.3 (53 reviews)

When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.

31.
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
90 min | 2000 |
3.7 (22587 votes)
|
5.8 (74 reviews)

In this live-action prequel to The Flintstones (1994), the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma Slaghoople is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller.

32.
Jack Frost
101 min | 1998 |
5.4 (34059 votes)
|
7.45 (105 reviews)

A father who can't keep his promises dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.

33.
When Love Calls
192 min | 1989 |
7.3 (11630 votes)
|
9.34 (41 reviews)

After Suman's father leaves her in the care of another family while he travels abroad, she falls in love with Prem. However, in order to for them to marry, Prem has to prove to Suman's father that he is not the same as his own dad.

34.
A Cinderella Story
95 min | 2004 |
5.9 (82913 votes)
|
7.93 (213 reviews)

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Samantha Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

35.
Beethoven
87 min | 1992 |
5.7 (68305 votes)
|
7.72 (73 reviews)

A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.

36.
Fly Away Home
107 min | 1996 |
6.8 (24324 votes)
|
8.81 (77 reviews)

A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

37.
Ernest Goes to Jail
81 min | 1990 |
5.4 (8860 votes)
|
7.39 (31 reviews)

Bank janitor Ernest P. Worrell is called to jury duty and soon finds himself in trouble when the lookalike defendant's attorney arranges a switch and has Ernest sent to prison in his client's place.

38.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
87 min | 1992 |
4.3 (37141 votes)
|
6.29 (99 reviews)

A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

39.
Short Circuit 2
110 min | 1988 |
5.7 (24508 votes)
|
7.66 (50 reviews)

Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.

40.
Newsies
121 min | 1992 |
6.9 (19704 votes)
|
8.86 (260 reviews)

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

41.
Daddy Day Care
92 min | 2003 |
5.6 (65574 votes)
|
7.52 (118 reviews)

Two men, Charlie Hinton (Eddie Murphy) and Phil Ryerson (Jeff Garlin), get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs. This inspires them to open their own day-care center.

42.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
112 min | 2008 |
4.9 (59708 votes)
|
6.82 (186 reviews)

As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.

43.
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D
93 min | 2005 |
3.7 (34907 votes)
|
5.62 (250 reviews)

A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.

44.
The Shaggy Dog
98 min | 2006 |
4.4 (18692 votes)
|
6.31 (83 reviews)

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

45.
Hannah Montana: The Movie
102 min | 2009 |
4.6 (40783 votes)
|
6.51 (161 reviews)

As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.

46.
Freaky Friday
97 min | 2003 |
6.2 (129602 votes)
|
8.1 (234 reviews)

An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.

47.
It Takes Two
101 min | 1995 |
5.9 (21646 votes)
|
7.79 (36 reviews)

Alyssa and Amanda are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day.

48.
Aliens in the Attic
86 min | 2009 |
5.4 (21300 votes)
|
7.29 (67 reviews)

A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.

49.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
95 min | 1995 |
5.2 (26102 votes)
|
7.09 (109 reviews)

A giant egg is unearthed at a construction site and soon opened, releasing the terrible Ivan Ooze, who wreaks vengeance on Zordon for imprisoning him millennia ago. With Zordon dying and their powers lost, the Rangers head to a distant planet to find the mystic warrior Dulcea.

50.
Ernest Saves Christmas
95 min | 1988 |
5.7 (10119 votes)
|
7.53 (38 reviews)

Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.

Top 50 overrated family movies

01.
The Witches
106 min | 2020 |
5.3 (30393 votes)
|
3.31 (877 reviews)

A young boy and his grandmother have a run-in with a coven of witches and their leader.

02.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
153 min | 2009 |
7.6 (493755 votes)
|
5.63 (1077 reviews)

As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

03.
The Lion King
118 min | 2019 |
6.8 (223049 votes)
|
4.9 (2903 reviews)

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

04.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
99 min | 2010 |
5.6 (47307 votes)
|
3.82 (222 reviews)

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.

05.
Where the Wild Things Are
101 min | 2009 |
6.7 (102311 votes)
|
5.15 (404 reviews)

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

06.
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising
99 min | 2007 |
4.8 (15080 votes)
|
3.27 (154 reviews)

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

07.
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
118 min | 2010 |
5.9 (180962 votes)
|
4.46 (492 reviews)

A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.

08.
A Wrinkle in Time
109 min | 2018 |
4.2 (42650 votes)
|
2.77 (934 reviews)

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

09.
Blank Check
93 min | 1994 |
5.3 (19752 votes)
|
3.88 (42 reviews)

After a bike accident, a young boy inadvertently gains possession of a check for $1 million and proceeds to spend it, unaware that the gangsters to whom it belongs are in pursuit.

10.
St. Trinian's
97 min | 2007 |
5.8 (21916 votes)
|
4.5 (92 reviews)

In order to save their bankrupt school, a group of troublesome girls stage a robbery with a group of geniuses on their backs

11.
The Karate Kid
140 min | 2010 |
6.2 (168453 votes)
|
4.98 (443 reviews)

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

12.
Eragon
104 min | 2006 |
5.1 (123558 votes)
|
3.89 (1651 reviews)

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realizes he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

13.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
106 min | 2013 |
5.8 (112967 votes)
|
4.6 (240 reviews)

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters, to find the mythical Golden Fleece, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

14.
Artemis Fowl
95 min | 2020 |
4.2 (25172 votes)
|
3.0 (999 reviews)

Artemis Fowl, a young criminal prodigy, hunts down a secret society of fairies to find his missing father.

15.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
138 min | 2007 |
7.5 (529277 votes)
|
6.33 (1153 reviews)

With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

16.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
127 min | 2016 |
6.7 (161009 votes)
|
5.57 (431 reviews)

When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

17.
Yes Day
86 min | 2021 |
5.7 (19118 votes)
|
4.59 (212 reviews)

A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests with a few ground rules on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.

18.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
132 min | 2016 |
7.3 (424161 votes)
|
6.19 (832 reviews)

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

19.
The Addams Family
86 min | 2019 |
5.8 (31293 votes)
|
4.7 (331 reviews)

The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams' friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.

20.
The Last Airbender
103 min | 2010 |
4.0 (156725 votes)
|
2.95 (1571 reviews)

Follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must master all four elements and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom.

21.
Our Little Sister
127 min | 2015 |
7.5 (13408 votes)
|
6.47 (62 reviews)

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.

22.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
169 min | 2012 |
7.8 (774965 votes)
|
6.77 (1430 reviews)

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

23.
The Jungle Book 2
72 min | 2003 |
5.4 (15586 votes)
|
4.37 (58 reviews)

Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild.

24.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis
76 min | 1986 |
7.0 (11159 votes)
|
6.0 (55 reviews)

The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek.

25.
Bleeding Steel
109 min | 2017 |
5.2 (9280 votes)
|
4.2 (110 reviews)

A Special Forces Agent is assigned to protect a scientist and his creation from a sinister gang.

26.
Ender's Game
114 min | 2013 |
6.6 (228928 votes)
|
5.61 (609 reviews)

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.

27.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
157 min | 2005 |
7.7 (568023 votes)
|
6.72 (1964 reviews)

Harry Potter finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.

28.
Halloween
109 min | 2007 |
6.1 (111577 votes)
|
5.14 (1165 reviews)

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.

29.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
142 min | 2004 |
7.9 (573785 votes)
|
7.0 (1202 reviews)

Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their third year of study, where they delve into the mystery surrounding an escaped prisoner who poses a dangerous threat to the young wizard.

30.
Mary Poppins Returns
130 min | 2018 |
6.7 (80715 votes)
|
5.8 (1089 reviews)

A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

31.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
124 min | 2007 |
6.5 (224213 votes)
|
5.62 (303 reviews)

Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

32.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
94 min | 2012 |
5.8 (96778 votes)
|
4.93 (203 reviews)

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

33.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
146 min | 2010 |
7.7 (497028 votes)
|
6.86 (686 reviews)

As Harry, Ron, and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

34.
Dumbo
112 min | 2019 |
6.3 (69519 votes)
|
5.48 (746 reviews)

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

35.
Beauty and the Beast
129 min | 2017 |
7.1 (284663 votes)
|
6.3 (1157 reviews)

A selfish Prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.

36.
The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
112 min | 2020 |
6.0 (24440 votes)
|
5.22 (393 reviews)

Kate Pierce, now a cynical teen, is unexpectedly reunited with Santa Claus when a mysterious troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas - forever.

37.
Walking with Dinosaurs 3D
87 min | 2013 |
5.2 (10810 votes)
|
4.45 (77 reviews)

See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.

38.
The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter
89 min | 1990 |
5.2 (25160 votes)
|
4.52 (72 reviews)

A young boy with a distant father enters a world of make-believe and magic through a portal within an antique book.

39.
The NeverEnding Story III
95 min | 1994 |
3.2 (11755 votes)
|
2.53 (83 reviews)

A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.

40.
Marley & Me
115 min | 2008 |
7.1 (150391 votes)
|
6.45 (338 reviews)

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

41.
Asterix at the Olympic Games
116 min | 2008 |
5.2 (28578 votes)
|
4.55 (37 reviews)

Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar.

42.
Alice Through the Looking Glass
113 min | 2016 |
6.2 (98386 votes)
|
5.55 (244 reviews)

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

43.
Lean on Pete
121 min | 2017 |
7.2 (11861 votes)
|
6.56 (83 reviews)

A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.

44.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
134 min | 2018 |
6.5 (235237 votes)
|
5.86 (1534 reviews)

The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series featuring the adventures of Magizoologist Newt Scamander.

45.
Evil Dead
91 min | 2013 |
6.5 (160773 votes)
|
5.9 (895 reviews)

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

46.
The Call of the Wild
100 min | 2020 |
6.8 (42784 votes)
|
6.24 (491 reviews)

A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.

47.
Le chant du loup
115 min | 2019 |
6.9 (15236 votes)
|
6.37 (162 reviews)

In the near future, a French submarine finds itself in a crisis situation.

48.
Dragonball Evolution
85 min | 2009 |
2.5 (71817 votes)
|
1.97 (544 reviews)

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

49.
Secretariat
123 min | 2010 |
7.2 (27280 votes)
|
6.69 (129 reviews)

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

50.
City of Ember
90 min | 2008 |
6.5 (63871 votes)
|
6.0 (120 reviews)

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.