Cool Runnings (1993) - PG
When Derice Bannock's chances of qualifying for Jamaica's track team are dashed, he and his islander friends attempt to form a bobsled team. A bobsled team from the tropics. A trainer with a tainted reputation. Everyone loves a good underdog story, right?
Starring: Leon, Malik Yoba, Peter Outerbridge, Doug E. Doug, Raymond J. Barry, Rawle D. Lewis, John Candy
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
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The Cat from Outer Space (1978) - G
An extraterrestrial cat with ESP visits Earth and attracts the attention of the military, who think they're seeking a spaceman, not a space cat. America's been invaded by a UFO: an unidentified furry object. Everyone's out to get him. Never bet against a cat.
Starring: Hans Conried, Alan Young, Ronnie Schell, McLean Stevenson, Jesse White, Harry Morgan, Sandy Duncan, Roddy McDowall, Ken Berry
Directed by: Norman Tokar
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) - PG
When city-raised twins move to a tumbledown country mansion, it's quite an adjustment -- especially after they uncover a magical fantasy world. The wall that separates worlds tumbles to the ground. Life on Earth just became a little more fantastic.
Starring: Mary-Louise Parker, Joan Plowright, Sarah Bolger, Freddie Highmore, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Izabella Miko, Andrew McCarthy, Martin Short, Nick Nolte
Directed by: Mark Waters
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