Starring: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Brown, and Seth MeyersWatch on Amazon
Sean Anderson has to stay with his uncle Trevor Anderson who is a professor, while Sean’s mother is preparing a move to Canada. Sean’s mother gives Trevor a box with cryptic messages that belonged to his brother and Sean’s dad. Trevor and Sean decide to follow the instructions in the box that are supposed to lead to a grandiose world in the center of the Earth.
This is a great movie about adventure and discovery for the whole family. For more family friendly journey’s, watch these other films like Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Find yourself on an adventurous journey again with The Mysterious Island, the sequel to the first movie.
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis, and Eliza BennettWatch on Amazon
Mortimer Folchart is special, he is a ”Silvertongue” this means that when he reads a book he can release the characters from the pages. One night he accidentally releases three evil villains from a medieval story filled with magic. Dustfinger is a fire-eater and Capricorn and Basta are two dangerous villains. Capricorn is after Mortimer, in this adventure movie like Journey to the Center of the Earth, to release power and wealth from more books for his own keeping. Inkheart is an escape from reality into a favorite book, enjoy more like it on the rest of the list of Journey to the Center of the Earth movie suggestions.
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City Of Ember
Starring: Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, and Toby JonesWatch on Amazon
One of the most missed Journey to the Center of the Earth movie alternatives takes place deep underground in a place called The City of Ember. The City of Ember is a place that has existed for generations and is a world filled with glittering lights. The lights are the power source of the entire underground world. Sadly, the lights are fading. The power is dying. Two children think they have found an answer to their dying power source and set out on an adventure of a lifetime to find it in this dystopian addition to movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth.
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Arthur And The Invisibles
Starring: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Madonna, and Ron CrawfordWatch on Amazon
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This amazing trilogy is about a 10-year-old boy called Arthur. Arthur is living with his grandmother when his parents are away, his grandfather has disappeared. Arthur’s grandmother is about to lose the house. Without her husband, she is frightened and worried. Arthur wants to help her and thinks he may have found a way to save the house.
His idea is crazy and probably wrong but he has to try. In his grandfather’s notes, there is information about a secret world of tiny people he calls ”The Invisibles”. Arthur is going to try to travel to this world to find his grandfather, bring him back, and save the family home.
This kid movie called Arthur and The Invisibles is a wonderful and magical voyage that must be added to movies like Journey to the Center of the Earth.
*** Also called Arthur and the Minimoys
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The Golden Compass
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, and Dakota Blue RichardsWatch on Amazon
Lyra Belacqua lives in a much colder universe, unlike ours. Here, souls of the dead are reincarnated into loyal animal companions called ”Daemons”. Children are being kidnapped by dark forces know as ”Gobblers”. When Lyra’s best friend gets taken too, she promises to get him back.
Lyra finds an unlikely crew of a witch, a Texas airman, an ice bear, a tribe of seafarers, and her daemon, to find her best friend and stop the evil that is plaguing her world. The Golden Compass is a must watch story found on our list of Journey to the Center of the Earth movie recommendations.
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Starring: Wentworth Miller, Tyron Leitso, David Thewlis, and Katie CarrWatch on Amazon
3 mini-series, equals 4 hours to enjoy a movie about a beautiful and imaginative world.
Two brothers, Karl and David, and their father are flying over the ocean in a small plane. The plane crashes. Luckily, they land on an island but is uncharted. They have no idea where they are. Only two make it out alive. The two remaining survivors start searching for civilization. They never expected to find what they see next. The island has dinosaurs. Real life dinosaurs. The dinosaurs live side by side with the humans. A quest is about to start, the two survivors better be prepared. What they see now is just the beginning.
Dinotopia is one of the best dinosaur movies for kids because it is a wonderful story about humans and dinosaurs with breathtaking sceneries.