Movies vist the Family Entertainment Center for more entertainment resources
Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Rating:PG (for scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Drama, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:February 14, 2008
Running time:97 minutes
Cast:Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn
Director:Mark S. Waters
Producer:Mark Canton, Larry Franco, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Karey Kirkpatrick
Writer:Karey Kirkpatrick, David Berenbaum, John Sayles, Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: Peculiar things start to happen the moment the Grace family (Jared, his twin brother Simon, sister Mallory and their mom) leave New York and move into the secluded old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. Unable to explain the strange disappearances and accidents that seem to be happening on a daily basis, the family blames Jared. When he, Simon and Mallory investigate what's really going on, they uncover the fantastic truth of the Spiderwick estate and the creatures that inhabit it.

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Healthy Smile Checklist for Kids
Have better dental check-ups with this free printable checklist that helps keep your child flossing, brushing, and smiling! Brought to you by Philips Sonicare.

Kindergarten Readiness App
It's kindergarten registration time! Use this interactive kindergarten readiness checklist, complete with fun games and activities, to practice the essential skills your child needs for this next big step. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top 10 Earth Day Books for Children
Celebrate the environment by reading some of these great children's books about Earth Day, recycling, planting trees, and all things green!

Prom Dress Trends for 2014
Check out 2014 prom dress trends inspired by celebrities’ red carpet looks, but with a price tag under $100!