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2015 Family-Friendly Oscar-Nominated Movies

by Lindsay Hutton

This year's Oscar nominations are in, and they include several family-friendly flicks, with Best Animated Feature, Best Song, and Best Visual Effects all up for grabs. Check out what films have earned this top honor, and find the perfect pick for your next family movie night. For a full list of nominations, visit the Oscars website. Also, check out these 11 classic Oscar-winning movies for kids.

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The Boxtrolls

From the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman comes a new breed of family — The Boxtrolls. This community of quirky, mischievous creatures have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) in the cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher (voiced by Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnifred (Elle Fanning). Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs' family from Snatcher's evil plan.

Nominated for: Best Animated Feature Film

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