Top 27 underrated family movies from year 2009

01.
Hannah Montana: The Movie
102 min | 2009 |
4.5 (42642 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.

02.
Aliens in the Attic
86 min | 2009 |
5.4 (22357 votes)
|
7.29 (67 reviews)

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

03.
Bandslam
111 min | 2009 |
6.3 (14604 votes)
|
7.8 (46 reviews)

A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

04.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
88 min | 2009 |
4.5 (49044 votes)
|
5.77 (105 reviews)

The world-famous singing preteen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

05.
Nativity!
105 min | 2009 |
6.4 (8571 votes)
|
7.65 (54 reviews)

An uptight but secretly heartbroken primary school teacher's little white lie about Hollywood coming to see his class' nativity play grows like wildfire in his rag-tag school low on self-esteem.

06.
Hotel for Dogs
100 min | 2009 |
5.4 (23503 votes)
|
6.6 (70 reviews)

Two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

07.
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
93 min | 2009 |
8.1 (281581 votes)
|
9.13 (543 reviews)

A college professor bonds with an abandoned dog he takes into his home.

08.
Imagine That
107 min | 2009 |
5.6 (14825 votes)
|
6.61 (46 reviews)

A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

09.
The Secret of Kells
75 min | 2009 |
7.6 (35441 votes)
|
8.48 (98 reviews)

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

10.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
90 min | 2009 |
6.9 (230104 votes)
|
7.66 (196 reviews)

A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst.

11.
Stan Helsing
108 min | 2009 |
3.5 (13667 votes)
|
4.25 (90 reviews)

A spoof on many horror movie series. Ending his shift at the video rental, Stan's picked up by his BFF and 2 cute girls, all going to a Halloween party. Will they even get there?

12.
Race to Witch Mountain
98 min | 2009 |
5.7 (59819 votes)
|
6.42 (130 reviews)

A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.

13.
A Town Called Panic
75 min | 2009 |
7.4 (8226 votes)
|
8.08 (43 reviews)

Cowboy and Indian's only wish was to come up with a brilliant idea for Mr Horse's birthday, but when their plan ends up in utter disaster, they'll need to travel the world and back to make things right again.

14.
Coraline
100 min | 2009 |
7.7 (223498 votes)
|
8.31 (395 reviews)

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

15.
Planet 51
91 min | 2009 |
6.0 (55235 votes)
|
6.58 (72 reviews)

An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

16.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
91 min | 2009 |
5.2 (110318 votes)
|
5.76 (254 reviews)

When a shopping mall is taken over by a gang of organized crooks, it's up to a mild-mannered security guard to save the day.

17.
The Joneses
96 min | 2009 |
6.5 (37654 votes)
|
6.96 (91 reviews)

A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.

18.
G-Force
88 min | 2009 |
5.1 (46598 votes)
|
5.55 (87 reviews)

A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world.

19.
Up
96 min | 2009 |
8.3 (1027165 votes)
|
8.55 (944 reviews)

78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.

20.
Astro Boy
94 min | 2009 |
6.3 (36837 votes)
|
6.51 (83 reviews)

When an android replica of a boy is rejected by his aggrieved creator, he goes off to find his own identity in an adventure that would make him the greatest hero of his time.

21.
The Princess and the Frog
97 min | 2009 |
7.1 (142733 votes)
|
7.28 (254 reviews)

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

22.
My Sister's Keeper
109 min | 2009 |
7.3 (93504 votes)
|
7.37 (201 reviews)

Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.

23.
A Christmas Carol
96 min | 2009 |
6.8 (114327 votes)
|
6.85 (286 reviews)

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

24.
Confessions of a Shopaholic
104 min | 2009 |
5.8 (78381 votes)
|
5.8 (145 reviews)

A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.

25.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
94 min | 2009 |
6.9 (243481 votes)
|
6.9 (150 reviews)

When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

26.
Monsters vs. Aliens
94 min | 2009 |
6.4 (161228 votes)
|
6.32 (206 reviews)

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.

27.
Old Dogs
88 min | 2009 |
5.3 (38025 votes)
|
5.03 (125 reviews)

Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead them to be the temporary guardians of seven year-old twins.

Top 5 overrated family movies from year 2009

01.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
153 min | 2009 |
7.6 (535255 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.

02.
Where the Wild Things Are
101 min | 2009 |
6.7 (105004 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.

03.
Dragonball Evolution
85 min | 2009 |
2.6 (74460 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.

04.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
87 min | 2009 |
7.9 (228409 votes)
|
7.44 (344 reviews)

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

05.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
105 min | 2009 |
6.0 (194993 votes)
|
5.61 (226 reviews)

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.