Entries Tagged with ‘family’

Get a Clue Release Date: 2002 Genre: Comedy | Crime | Family Director(s): Maggie Greenwald (Songcatcher) Writer(s): Alana Sanko Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Bug Hall, Ian Gomez Get a Clue is a Disney Channel movie starring a pre-fame, post-Parent Trap Lindsay Lohan. It was made for ten year old girls to enjoy, and features a lot […]

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Funky Monkey Release Date: 2004 Genre: Comedy | Family Director(s): Harry Basil (The 4th Tenor, Back By Midnight) Writer(s): Lance Kinsey & Gene Quintano (The Musketeer) Starring: Matthew Modine, Gilbert Gottfried, Roma Downey Ever since Dunston Checks In ten years ago, Hollywood hasn’t been all that inviting to the family friendly monkey genre. There have […]

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Final Approach Release Date: 2005 Genre: Family Director(s): James Becket Writer(s): James Becket (American Heroes: Air Marshal) Starring: Jordan Garrett, Larry Miller, Angela Watson, Eric Roberts, Tim Thomerson, Marc Dacascos Final Approach tells tale of an imaginative ten year old who manages to thwart a hijacking, save their school’s arts program, buddy-up with a dog, […]

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Easter Egg Adventures Release Date: 2004 Genre: Animation | Family Director(s): John Michael Williams Writer(s): John Michael Williams Starring: Brooke Shields, James Woods, Joe Pantoliano, Nancy Kerrigan, Sandra Bernhard Don’t you just love it when animation studios solicit voicework from b-list celebrities? When you hear the voice of someone like Will Smith, who lent his […]

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Dr. Dolittle 3 Release Date: 25 April 2006 (USA) Genre: Comedy | Family | Fantasy Director(s): Rich Thorne Writer(s): Nina Colman (Meet Prince Charming) Starring: Kyla Pratt, John Amos, Gary Busey (voice), Norm MacDonald (voice) I didn’t pay to rent Dr. Dolittle 3. Regardless of the statistical impossibilities involved, I still want my money back. […]

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Cybermutt Release Date: 2003 Genre: Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi Director: George Miller (Andre, Robinson Crusoe) Writer: Kevin Commins & Gerald Sanford (upcoming The Keeper) Starring: Judd Nelson, Ryan Cooley, Michelle Nolden “Wow, bullies stealing lunch money. That’s pretty unimaginative, isn’t it?” – Ryan Tooley, describing both the bullies and the script. You know how […]

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Bug Off! Release Date: 1 August 2001 (USA) Genre: Comedy | Family | Fantasy Director: James Glenn Dudelson (Horror 101, Day of The Dead: Contagium) Writer: Gregory Amadeus Franzese Starring: Shannon Lee, Michael Dorn, Robert Vitelli Wow. That’s the only thing I can say to describe MTI Home Video’s first of what turned into many […]

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Bob the Butler Release Date: 2005 Genre: Comedy | Family Director(s): Gary Sinyor (Love Hurts, The Bachelor) Writer(s): Steven Manners & Jane Walker Wood Starring: Tom Green, Brooke Shields and Genevieve Buechner If you don’t like Tom Green, you’ll hate Bob the Butler. Hell, if you like Tom Green but don’t like generic family fare, […]

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Blood of Beasts Release Date: July 2005 (France) Genre: Action | Adventure | Family Director(s): David Lister (Trigger Fast, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) Writer(s): Paul Anthony Starring: Jane March, William Gregory Lee and Justin Whalin In 2004 the direct-to-video’s blatant Lord of the Rings knockoff (marketing-wise) was New Concorde’s Keeper of Time. Blood of Beasts is […]

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Blizzard Release Date: 24 December 2003 (Bahrain) Genre: Family Director(s): LeVar Burton (Smart House) Writer(s): Murray McRae (Touching Wild Horses) Starring: Paul Bates, Brenda Blethyn and Brittany Bristow Blizzard is that kind of film that only the world of direct-to-video cinema could churn out. This thing’s got three stories going on that have little to […]

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