|The Croods (2013)|
|Rating: 7.3/10 (134,568 votes)
Director: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders
Writer: Chris Sanders (screenplay), Kirk De Micco (screenplay), John Cleese (story), Kirk De Micco (story), Chris Sanders (story)
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener
Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Released: 22 Mar 2013
|Plot: After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.|
A cave family called the Croods survives due to the overprotective nature of their stubborn, stern patriarch, Grug. The only one who questions the family’s sheltered life is his teenaged daughter Eep who frequently disobeys her father’s orders out of curiosity, which he finds dangerous. After stealing an egg for their meal and running afoul with a carnivorous cat; Grug and Eep, along with her mother Ugga, her grandmother Gran, and her younger brother and sister Thunk and Sandy face time sheltered in their cave home.
Eep sneaks out when she sees what she discovers to be a torch of fire and she encounters an inventive homo sapiens boy named Guy and his sloth Belt. He warns her of an impending apocalypse and offers to take her with him, but concerned for her family, Eep stays, getting a shell horn from him to blow in case she needed his help. Reuniting with her frantic father, she tries to tell her family what Guy told her, but fearing things that are “different” and “new” they destroy her horn.