MRQE Ranks: Cinema's Best Kid's Books Adaptations

Cinema's Best Kid's Books Adaptations

With the release of "Judy Moody" and "Mr. Popper's Penguins" we run down the best-reviewed movies based on popular children's books.
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The Wizard of Oz (1939) - MRQE Metric: 92 Rate it! 92
Bambi (1942) - MRQE Metric: 88 Rate it! 88
Mary Poppins (1964) - MRQE Metric: 84 Rate it! 84
The Iron Giant (1999) - MRQE Metric: 84 Rate it! 84
Shrek (2001) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
Dumbo (1941) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Coraline (2009) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
The Jungle Book (1967) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
The Secret Garden (1993) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
Little Women (1994) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
Bridge to Terabithia (2007) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Where the Wild Things Are (2009) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Alice in Wonderland (1951) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Holes (2003) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Charlotte's Web (2006) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Freaky Friday (2003) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Matilda (1996) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
The Polar Express (2004) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) - MRQE Metric: 69 Rate it! 69
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) - MRQE Metric: 69 Rate it! 69
The NeverEnding Story (1984) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Meet the Robinsons (2007) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
James and the Giant Peach (1996) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Curious George (2006) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
The Tale of Despereaux (2008) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
City of Ember (2008) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
Stuart Little (1999) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
The Golden Compass (2007) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
101 Dalmatians (1996) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Jumanji (1995) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
Ella Enchanted (2004) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
How to Eat Fried Worms (2006) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Alice in Wonderland (2010) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
The Princess Diaries (2001) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
Aquamarine (2006) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56
Twilight (2008/I) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56