Young & Fearless
After a long summer with the horrid Dursleys, Harry Potter is thwarted in his attempts to board the train to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft andWizardry to begin his second year. Harry's only transportation option isa magical flying car, but, unfortunately, it crashes into a valuableWhomping Willow. Still, all this seems like a day in the park comparedto what awaits Harry that fall within the haunted halls of Hogwarts.Chilling, malevolent voices whisper from the walls only to Harry and it seems certain that his classmate Draco Malfoy is out to get him. Soonit's not just Harry who is worried about survival, as dreadful things begin to happen at the school. The mysteriously gleaming foot high words on the wall proclaim: "The Chamber of Secrets Has Been Opened. Enemies of the Heir, Beware.
The combined talents of two of today's most prominent filmmakers - Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Steven Spielberg ("Munich," "War of the Worlds") and Richard Donner ("16 Blocks," "Lethal Weapon") -- created this box office hit that delights the young and the young at heart. When a group of ordinary kids discover a secret treasure map, their sleepy seaport lives are suddenly transformed into a fun-filled, roller-coaster ride filled with heart-pounding adventure and peril. Starring Academy Award-nominee Sean Astin ("The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "50 First Dates"), Emmy-winner Joe Pantoliano (TV's "The Soprano's," "The Matrix"), Academy Award-nominee Anne Ramsey ("Throw Mamma From the Train," "Scrooged"), Emmy-nominee Martha Plimpton ("Running on Empty," "Parenthood"), Corey Feldman ("The Lost Boys," "Stand By Me"), Kerri Green ("Lucas," "Summer Rental"), Josh Brolin ("Into the Blue," "Hollow Man") and Robert Davi ("Hot Chick," "Die Hard"). MPAA Rating: PG The Goonies © 1985. Package Design & Supplementary Material Compilation (c) 2007 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Prepare to enter another world when Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media present C.S. Lewis' timeless and beloved adventure. With the stunningly realistic special effects, you'll experience the exploits of Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and Peter, four siblings who find the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe while playing a game of "hide-and-seek" at the country estate of a mysterious professor. Once there, the children discover a charming, once peaceful land inhabited by talking beasts, dwarfs, fauns, centaurs, and giants that has been turned into a world of 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!
Return to the magic and wonder of C. S. Lewis' epic world in this third installment of the beloved Chronicles of Narnia fantasy-adventure series. When Lucy and Edmund Pevensie, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan for a mission that will determine the fate of Narnia itself!
A lonely young boy with a love of books becomes drawn into a timeless world of fabulous creatures--a world that only he can save from certain destruction--as he discovers that he is the hero of The Neverending Story.
Experience the thrilling live-action adventure based on the hit Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible "bending" powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth and Fire. An inspirational journey, The Last Airbender is exciting entertainment for the entire family!
Journey back to the magic and adventure of "one of the great American films" (Leonard Maltin) with E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, the beloved masterpiece from Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg. Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Robert MacNaughton star in the unforgettable story of a lost alien and the 10-year-old boy who helps him find his way home. Digitally remastered for optimal picture and sound, this astounding story is sure to thrill viewers of all ages again with its timeless message of trust, courage, and the overwhelming power of friendship.
From director Joe Wright comes “Pan,” a live-action feature presenting a wholly original adventure about the beginnings of the beloved characters created by J.M. Barrie. Peter is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures and fights life-or-death battles while trying to uncover the secret of his mother, who left him at the orphanage so long ago, and his rightful place in this magical land. Teamed with the warrior Tiger Lily and a new friend named James Hook, Peter must defeat the ruthless pirate Blackbeard to save Neverland and discover his true destiny—to become the hero who will forever be known as Peter Pan.
For the first time ever on digital, experience the heroic action and unforgettable adventures of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. See the first fateful steps in the journey of Anakin Skywalker. Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn discover nine-year-old Anakin, a young slave unusually strong in the Force. Anakin wins a thrilling Podrace and with it his freedom as he leaves his home to be trained as a Jedi. The heroes return to Naboo where Anakin and the Queen face massive invasion forces while the two Jedi contend with a deadly foe named Darth Maul. Only then do they realize the invasion is merely the first step in a sinister scheme by the re-emergent forces of darkness known as the Sith.
A super adventure of heroic proportions, this crowd-pleasing hit from Walt Disney Pictures stars Hollywood favorites Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston! The son of legendary heroes Commander (Russell) and Jetstream (Preston), young Will Stronghold carries huge expectations as he enters a high-tech high school known for molding the heroes of tomorrow. With no apparent superpowers of his own, however, Will seems destined to grow up a mere sidekick. But as he discovers his true strengths, he'll also learn that it takes loyalty and teamwork to truly become a hero!
Dreamers Wanted… Disney invites you to an incredible world of epic imagination where anything is possible. Buckle your seatbelt as the director of The Incredibles takes your family on an action-packed thrill ride! Join former boy-genius Frank (George Clooney), optimistic, science-minded teen Casey (Britt Robertson), mysterious Athena (Raffey Cassidy) and the brilliant David Nix (Hugh Laurie) in a world of pure Disney imagination and adventure. Tomorrowland transports you on an inspiring and magical journey of wonder and adventure to a place where if you can dream it, you can do it.
Retired secret agent Marissa Cortez Wilson (Jessica Alba of LITTLE FOCKERS) is enjoying a new life of domestic bliss, with a loving husband (Joel McHale of TV's COMMUNITY), a newborn, and two adoring stepkids...who really hate her guts. But just as she's focusing on keeping her family happy, Marissa's world is turned upside-down when the maniacal Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven of TV's ENTOURAGE) threatens to take over the planet. She's called back into action by the head of OSS, home of the now-defunct Spy Kids division. When Marissa's stepkids learn she was once a super-cool secret agent, they suddenly don't think she's so boring. With a little help from former Spy Kid Carmen (Alexa Vega of FROM PRADA TO NADA) and Juni Cortez (Daryl Sabara of the SPY KIDS franchise), Marissa just might be able to save the world and possibly bring her family together at the same time.
From the beloved, best-selling series of books comes an extraordinary fantasy adventure, revealing the unseen world that exists all around us. From the moment the Grace family moves into a secluded old house peculiar things start to happen. Unable to explain the accidents and strange disappearances, the Grace children, Jared, Simon and Mallory start to investigate and find the unbelievable truth of the Spiderwick Estate and the amazing creatures that inhabit it.
Fasten your seatbelts for the thrill ride of your life in Disney's fun family action-adventure -- RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN, starring Dwayne Johnson. Jack Bruno (Johnson), a Las Vegas cabdriver struggling to stay on the right path, gets an out-of-this-world incentive when two aliens, disguised as teenagers, suddenly appear in his taxi. In a race against government agents, an alien hunter and time itself, Jack must help the children recover their lost spaceship so they can return home and save their planet and ours. Breathtaking chases, close calls and special effects make this an action-adventure the whole family will enjoy.
"Greetings, Starfighter! You have been recruited by the Star League to defend the frontier against Xur and the Kodan Armada." So begins an adventure of galactic proportions in The Last Starfighter. After Earthling Alex (Lance Guest) conquers the Starfighter video game, he is recruited by alien Centauri (Robert Preston) to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park home for the outer regions of space, Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds - including Earth. The Last Starfighter is the ultimate video game fantasy come true!
Innovative director Spike Jonze collaborates with celebrated author Maurice Sendak to bring one of the most beloved books of all time to the big screen in "Where the Wild Things Are," a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out the world we live in. The film tells the story of Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy who feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. Max lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The Wild Things desperately long for a leader to guide them, just as Max longs for a kingdom to rule. When Max is crowned king, he promises to create a place where everyone will be happy. Max soon finds, though, that ruling his kingdom is not so easy and his relationships there prove to be more complicated than he originally thought. MPAA Rating: PG © 2009 KLG Film Invest GmbH. All Rights Reserved.
Blast off with Astro Boy, the thrilling tale of a true hero! In futuristic Metro City, scientist Tenma (voiced by Nicolas Cage) creates an amazing robot boy with hidden talents unlike anything you've ever seen. Astro Boy (voiced by Freddie Highmore) has super strength, x-ray vision, incredible speed and the ability to fly. But, what he really wants is to know where he belongs. When the world needs saving, he'll discover he was made for the challenge. Featuring an all-star cast of voice talent, it's high-flying adventure that soars to new heights!
While their friends are spending the summer playing, three young brothers--Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum--are learning the ways of the ninja from their wise grandfather. Grandpa Mori has taught the boys well. They've trained and practiced, and soon it will all pay off. As the boys' FBI agent father Sam Douglas closes in on capturing notorious arms dealer and evil ninja-master Hugo Snyder, the balance of power shifts when Snyder orders the boys kidnapped and held hostage. Abducting the kids is easier said than done, however, as Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum use their skills to outwit the would-be captors. But with the arrival of a troop of ninja soldiers, the boys are apprehended and taken aboard Snyder's private ship. Now, the young brothers are caught in the middle of an incredible adventure they never dreamed possible. Surrounded by danger and excitement, they must rely on their wits, as well as the ancient ninja ways, to even the odds and defend themselves against the unscrupulous Snyder.
Bursting with an awesome array of ultracool, high-tech gadgetry, SPY KIDS delivers enough thrilling entertainment to satisfy the entire family! Nine years ago, top international spies Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez (Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino) traded the excitement of espionage for the adventure of parenthood! But when they're called out on a secret mission, the Cortezes are separated from their family and kidnapped by the evil Fegan Floop. Fortunately, there are two people who possess the skills and know-how to reunite the family: Carmen and Juni Cortez, their kids! Your family will love every fun-filled second as Carmen and Juni bravely crisscross the globe in a thrilling quest to save their parents. All the while, they discover that keeping the family together is the most important mission in the world for kids and parents alike.
Another family adventure from the hit-making director of Spy Kids, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl is non-stop fun and stars Hollywood favorites David Arquette, Kristin Davis, and George Lopez. Everyone always knew that Max had a wild imagination...but no one believed that his wildest creations- a boy raised by watchful great white sharks and a girl with the force of a volcano- were real! Now, these two pint-sized action masters will show Max that even an ordinary kid has what it takes to be extraordinary! Bursting with cool, eye-popping 3-D speacial effects- even the smallest dreamers can become the biggest heroes in this entertaining motion picture!
Three underage Ninjas find themselves in the middle of martial arts mayhem when they follow their grandfather to Japan. © 1994 3 Ninjas Japan, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
With her magnifying glass and fingerprint powder in hand, Nancy Drew (Emma Roberts) leaves River Heights for La-La-Land. She's out to solve one of the greatest mysteries ever: the death of movie star Dehlia Draycott. But the bigger mystery is how our perky, plaid-clad sleuth will fit in with the text-messaging teen queens of mean she meets at Hollywood High. Join Nancy as she finds danger, mystery, adventure, romance, the coolest fashion and the hottest L.A. scenes. Because wherever Nancy goes, excitement still follows!
Welcome to a magical world of spectacular adventure! When wily and resourceful Hugo discovers a secret left by his father he unlocks a mystery and embarks on a quest that will transform those around him and lead to a safe and loving place he can call home. Academy Award® winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese invites you to experience a thrilling journey that critics are calling "the stuff that dreams are made of" - Peter Travers ROLLING STONE
Maddy, Gus and Austin are three kids on a top-secret mission! They're close friends, each with special talents: a champion rock climber, a computer genius and a mechanical whiz specializing in high-speed go-carts. Their challenge: to crack a high-tech bank vault and pull off the biggest heist their homeroom has ever seen--all to save Maddy's ailing Dad! They may have a plan that's foolproof, but they're not even old enough to drive!
In Columbia Pictures' heart-racing sci-fi adventure Zathura, two squabbling brothers are propelled into deepest, darkest space while playing a mysterious game they discovered in the basement of their old house. © 2005 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Ben Kingsley and Bill Paxton star in this thrilling adventure about a heroic family that secretly tackles global rescue operations using high-tech vehicles and gadgets. Take off with them!
A 14-year-old is forced to become a secret agent and embarks on a thrilling adventure. Based on the original novel in the best-selling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz.
Based on the hugely popular American Girl book series, Oscar ® nominee Abigail Breslin stars as a resourceful young girl whose bravery, compassion and determination help her save her family's home during the Great Depression. Aspiring reporter Kit Kittredge can't resist bringing home strays, whether it's Grace, an abandoned basset hound, or Will (Max Thieriot) and Countee (Willow Smith), a pair of young hobos willing to trade work for meals. Bright, inquisitive and generous, Kit is a natural born leader. But her happy childhood is abruptly interrupted when her father (Chris O'Donnell) loses his car dealership and must leave Cincinnati to look for work. Kit and her mother Margaret (Julia Ormond) are left to manage on their own, growing vegetables, selling eggs and even taking in an assortment of boarders including an itinerant magician (Stanley Tucci), a vivacious dance instructor on the prowl for a husband (Jane Krakowski) and a zany mobile librarian (Joan Cusack). MPAA Rating: G (c) MMVIII New Line Cinema Picturehouse Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Traveling to London, Agent Cody Banks attends a prestigious school where he gets close to a man who is working with his arch villain Molay.
Davey Osborne is an imaginative youngster who loves role-playing games, and who often enlists the aid of his best friend, an imaginary super-spy named Jack Flack. One day he witnesses a real murder of an FBI agent who passes a videogame called 'Cloak & Dagger' to him before he dies. When the police come, the body is gone, and no one will believe him, including his father, Col. Hal Osborne. Soon Davey finds himself up to his neck in hairbreadth escapes, real bullets, and slam-bang action as the hitmen close in. Can Jack save him before time runs out? Cloak & Dagger stars Henry Thomas of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Dabney Coleman in a dual role of Jack and Davey's father and Michael Murphy.
The first feature film from the Nickelodeon cable channel, Harriet the Spy is an updated version of Louise Fitzhugh's best-selling 1964 children's novel. Sixth grade outcast Harriet (Michelle Trachtenberg) is an only child who has mostly been raised by her nanny, Golly (Rosie O'Donnell), rather than her materialistic parents. Harriet wants to be a writer when she grows up, and only Golly encourages her creative pursuits. Meanwhile, Harriet dons a yellow raincoat and a belt full of gadgets to spy on everyone around her, including her eccentric neighbor with a lot of cats and the other kids at school. Carefully taking notes in her private notebook, Harriet makes clever and cruel observations about her subjects, including her best friends, would-be scientist Janie (Vanessa Lee Chester) and overburdened Sport (Gregory Smith). Harriet's world begins to change when Golly leaves, signaling that it is time for her to grow up. Then a snobby girl a school, Marion, gets her hands on Harriet's special notebook and makes its contents known to the whole school. Soon everyone is against Harriet, and she must concoct a plan to get even.
Skylar (Olivia Holt), a fearless teenager with a powerful singing voice, prepares for the ultimate Halloween bash with her best friends, Henry (Brendan Meyer) and Sadie (Kerris Dorsey). However, the plan for Skylar to sing at the party -- with rock band cutie Ryan Dean (Luke Benward ) -- is crushed when her parents make her stay home. When she attempts to sneak out of the house, she accidentally unleashes a monster who is determined to change the fate of Skylar and her family forever. As Skylar's world is turned upside down, she learns that her parents have been keeping a big secret -- that she comes from a long line of monster hunters. Now, it's up to Skylar and her friends to channel their inner strength and conquer more than just this monster.
In their makeshift laboratory, three boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey.
Everyone in town is in awe of young Daryl's extraordinary talents and abilities, and so are his foster parents. He can perform advanced mathematics, master complex video games at first try, and hit home runs in his very first baseball game. Add to that his genuinely charismatic appeal and you have a special child. Very special... A child in jeopardy, too, because the military has a Top Secret interest in Daryl that threatens his very existence. The most sophisticated computers and scientists are pitted against Daryl's incredible gifts in an adventure that will determine whether human spirit can triumph over cold science.
Jett Jackson, the 16-year-old star of the series “Silverstone,” struggles to find balance between being famous, his schoolwork, family and friends. After a freak accident on the set of his show, Jett finds that he and his on-screen character have switched places! Now it’s up to him to defeat the evil Dr. Kragg while Silverstone tries to navigate Jett’s life back at home. With no script to follow, can Jett and Silverstone find a way back to the lives they know?
In the first adventure based on the novels about the world's most famous kid detectives, The Three Investigators follow an invitation to South Africa where they are sucked into a journey that has them risking their lives! This investigation finds them helping a young girl escape from dangerous Cape Town while they chase an evil treasure hunter through deserts and across mountaintops, and eventually leads them to a breathtaking showdown with a mysterious, horrific creature named "The Tokolosh." Uncovering the true secret of Skeleton Island will prove to be the most adventurous -- and dangerous -- case The Three Investigators have ever had!
Set sail for high-seas adventure as a boy named Hakon embarks on an extraordinary voyage! When his ship is sunk in a hurricane, Hakon ends up alone on a jungle island, only to discover his shipmates have been kidnapped by a gang of ruthless pirates. Now he must summon all his courage and instinct for survival to outwit the pirates and rescue his friends. The whole family will cheer this unforgettable high-spirited adventure!