Most Popular Based On Children's Book Movies and TV Shows
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
3. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Votes: 278,154 | Gross: $100.48M
4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch (Jim Carrey), who plans on ruining Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 186,512 | Gross: $260.04M
5. Shrek (2001)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.
Votes: 575,878 | Gross: $267.67M
6. Ferdinand (2017)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
Votes: 42,389 | Gross: $84.41M
7. Peter Rabbit (2018)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Votes: 29,679 | Gross: $115.25M
9. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.
Votes: 85,999 | Gross: $29.26M
10. The Lorax (2012)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Votes: 91,904 | Gross: $214.03M
11. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
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.
Votes: 97,397 | Gross: $77.23M
13. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.
Votes: 123,353 | Gross: $154.53M
14. Pete the Cat (2017– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Based on the New York Times #1 best-selling children's books by author James Dean, "Pete the Cat" is a fun, musically driven series about exploring your world and trying new things; pushing... See full summary »
15. Arthur (1996– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.
16. Winnie the Pooh (2011)
G | 63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
While searching for honey, Pooh and his friends embark on an adventure to find Eeyore's missing tail and rescue Christopher Robin from an unknown monster called, The Backson.
Votes: 20,097 | Gross: $26.69M
19. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
G | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A. A. Milne.
20. Curious George (2006)
G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey, an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.
Votes: 14,708 | Gross: $58.64M
22. The Stinky & Dirty Show (2015– )
TV-Y | 11 min | Animation, Family
The adventures of best friends and unlikely heroes, Stinky the garbage truck and Dirty the backhoe loader, a dynamic and hilarious duo of resourcefulness that learn that when things don't ... See full summary »
27. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (2015– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
In the If You Give a Mouse a Cookie series, based on the beloved books by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond, we get to know Mouse, Pig, Moose, Dog and Cat and their favorite humans. When ... See full summary »
28. Little Nicholas (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Nicholas has every reason to keep things in life unchanged; however, when he accidentally overhears mum and dad talking about a new baby brother, his world will turn upside down. Will they abandon him to make room for the little stranger?
29. Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
G | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
With the help of her friends Tommy and Annika, Pippi Longstocking ventures to the South Pacific island Porto Piluse to rescue her father, who was captured by ruthless pirates.
31. Up and Away (2018)
Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Family
Hodja is a boy from Pjort, who borrows a flying carpet to see the world. In return he has to find and return "diamond" to her grandfather. The all-eating Sultan wants to get his hands on Hodjas flying carpet.
32. Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Worried that he costs too much to feed, Clifford runs away to join a carnival act and help win a lifetime supply of Tummy Yummies.
Votes: 687 | Gross: $2.83M
33. The Berenstain Bears (2002–2004)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Papa, Mama, Brother, and Sister jump from their beloved children's books right into their all-new animated TV show! They are presented with many situations, such as new neighbors, watching ... See full summary »
34. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Short)
G | 45 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.
38. The Lorax (1972 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A ruined industrialist tells his tale of his environmentally self-destructive greed despite the warnings of an old forest creature.
40. Blinky Bill (2015)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An adventurous young koala embarks on a journey across the wild and dangerous Australian outback in the hope of finding his missing father, but he soon discovers that there is more to being a hero than meets the eye.
41. Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)
G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Winnie the Pooh and his friends experience high winds, heavy rains, and a flood in Hundred Acre Wood.
42. Bookaboo (2016– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Family
Meet Bookaboo, a world famous rock puppy who tours the globe with his bandmates, Paws and Growler, playing drums to packed stadiums of adoring fans. Just one hitch. Bookaboo can't play ... See full summary »
44. The Little Engine That Could (1991 Video)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
A little switch engine named Tillie must help the birthday train reach a town that holds a kid's upcoming birthday party. Unfortunetly, it is past by a treacherous mountain.
47. Busytown Mysteries (2007–2010)
30 min | Animation, Family
Childrens' show based on the classic works of author and illustrator Richard Scarry centers on six characters solving the mysteries of everyday life in an imaginary place called Busytown.
50. We're Going on a Bear Hunt (2016 TV Short)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the baby, and Rufus the dog decide to go on an adventure in search of bears.