Ten Nominees Picked for Best Family Movie for Awards Gala; Other Nominees To Follow

What is the Best Family Movie of 2010?

Ten movies are in the final running for the Crystal “Teddy Bear” Award for the Best Family Movie of 2010, the executive producers of the 19th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry announced today.

The winning movie will be announced at the awards Feb. 18 at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal City, near Hollywood, Calif.

Nominees for the Ten Best Movies for Mature Audiences will be announced shortly, as will nominees for the $100,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Movie of 2010, the $100,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring TV Program of 2010, the Grace Awards for Most Inspiring Performances in Movies & TV, the Faith & Freedom Awards, and the $50,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays.


The 10 nominees for Best Family Movie of 2010, in alphabetical order with major distributor, are:


(click each title to read the Movieguide® review)

“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” – 20th Century Fox

“Despicable Me” – Universal

“How To Train Your Dragon” – DreamWorks/Paramount

“Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” – Warner Bros.

“Letters to God” – Vivendi

“Megamind” – DreamWorks/Paramount

“Shrek Forever After” – DreamWorks/Paramount

“Tangled” – Disney

“Toy Story 3” – Pixar/Disney

“What If. . .” – Pure Flix


The Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala is sponsored by the Christian Film & Television Commission® ministry founded by Dr. Ted Baehr, who will announce the winning movie on Feb. 18.


The Commission is dedicated to “redeeming the values of the entertainment industry by influencing industry executives and by informing and equipping the public about the influence of the entertainment media.”


For more information on the Gala, go to movieguideawards.com


For an interview with Dr. Ted Baehr, please contact Lisa at 1-888-248-6689 or lisa@movieguide.org.