Which Movie Will Win “Best Movie for Families” and the Coveted Teddy Bear Award?

Which Movie Will Win “Best Movie for Families” and the Coveted Teddy Bear Award?

Forget the Golden Globes and Oscars – Here come the Teddy Bear and Papa Bear Awards!

After analyzing every major movie released in 2016, family and child advocate Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of Movieguide®, announced today the Top 20 nominees for the Best Movie for Families and Best Movie for Mature Audiences, to be presented at the 25th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala, Friday, Feb. 10 at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

One movie will be chosen the Best Movie for Families, receiving the Teddy Bear Award, and one movie will be chosen the Best Movie for Mature Audiences, receiving the Papa Bear Award.

Here are the lists of nominees in the two categories, in alphabetical order:

MOVIE NOMINEES FOR BEST MOVIE FOR FAMILIES

FINDING DORY
THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)
MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN
PETE’S DRAGON (2016)
QUEEN OF KATWE
THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS
SING
TROLLS
THE YOUNG MESSIAH
ZOOTOPIA

MOVIE NOMINEES FOR BEST MOVIE FOR MATURE AUDIENCE

BEN-HUR (2016)
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
EDDIE THE EAGLE
THE FINEST HOURS
GOD’S NOT DEAD 2
HACKSAW RIDGE
HAIL, CAESAR!
RISEN
SILENCE
SULLY

Also during the Gala, Dr. Baehr will present highlights from Movieguide®’s 2017 Annual Report to the Entertainment Industry, which shows that family-friendly movies and redemptive movies with faith do extremely well at the box office on average.