Pete’s Dragon 1977
G | 2h 8min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 3 November 1977 (USA)
In early-20th-century New England, 9-year-old orphan Pete escapes his brutal adoptive parents, the Gogans, with his only friend, a cartoon dragon named Elliott. They successfully escape to Passamaquoddy, Maine and live with lighthouse-keeper Nora and her father Lampie, but the corrupt Dr. Terminus seeks Elliott for medical purposes.
A trip to the Moon 2017
A Trip to the Moon (original title)
1h 27min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1 March 2018 (Argentina)
Tomas is an outcast young teenager trying to pass an exam. His family is constantly pressing him and her mother forces him to take antipsychotic drugs. In his need to escape, Tomas plans an intriguing trip to the moon. In this particular journey where reality and fiction mingles, he will disentangle an old family secret.
The main character Mary Lennox “Dixie Egerickx” is a spoiled 10-year-old girl of rich parents who grew up in India. After everyone in her family dies from cholera, Mary is sent to live in Misselthwaite manor in Yorkshire with her uncle Archibald Craven “Colin Firth” and the housekeeper Mrs. Medlock “Julie Walters”. Mary discovers that the house holds many secrets. There she finds a key that leads her to a garden held locked for years by her uncle after the death of his wife. Soon she finds a room in the manor where her sick cousin Colin “Edan Hayhurst” has spend his entire life in his bed, completely unable to walk. But with the help of her new friend Dickon “Amir Wilson” the children manage to bring the garden back to life. In the garden Colin learns to walk and he becomes a healthy and happy young boy. When Lord Craven one day sees the children playing in the garden, he is amazed by the sight of his son walking. He feels joy for the first time since years.
Upside-Down Magic 2020
TV-G | Family, Fantasy | TV Movie 14 August 2020
In “Upside-Down Magic, a Disney Channel Original Movie, 13-year-old Nory Boxwood Horace discovers she can flux into animals, and her best friend Reina Carvajal can manipulate flames. Together, they enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies. Reina’s expert ability to harness the power of fire lands her at the top of her class of “Flares,” but Nory’s wonky magic and proclivity for turning into a “Dritten”-a half-kitten, half-dragon-lands her in a class for those with Upside-Down Magic, otherwise known as UDM. While Headmaster Knightslinger believes the UDM’s unconventional powers leave them vulnerable to dangerous and evil “shadow magic,” Nory and her fellow UDM classmates set out to prove that Upside-Down Magic beats right side up.
Nanny McPhee Returns 2010
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (original title)
PG | 1h 49min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 20 August 2010 (USA)
Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman’s children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.
Mr. Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) has just lost his wife and is now left with his seven children who misbehave so much, that all of the nannies have run away. Now he is told by a mysterious voice that he should get Nanny McPhee (Dame Emma Thompson), who is a magical woman with special powers.
Set in the old west, the sheriff’s wife gives birth to conjoined twins, she dies during labor and the ashamed sheriff decides to hide his children, years later he force the town doctor to surgically separate the kids but during the intervention one of them dies and his evil spirit possess his brother to take revenge.
The Returned S02 (2015)
Les Revenants (original title)
TV-MA | 52min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | TV Series (2012– )
Six months after the flooding of the valley much of the town’s population have been evacuated, though some remain hoping to find loved ones taken by The Horde. An expert, Richard Berg, arrives tasked with finding the cause of the flood.