Movies directed by Gil Kenan

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City of Ember

City of Ember has almost anything one could want from a science fiction-based family adventure film: likeable characters, an imaginative setting, and a fast pace. The third item on that list is notable. Recognizing that children often have limite...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2008-10-10
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Gil Kenan
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray, ...
Monster House

Monster House is, to the best of my knowledge, the first animated haunted house movie, and quite possibly the first family film to recall, at various times, Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and The Amityville Horror. (Parents, don't worry - th...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2006-07-21
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Gil Kenan
Cast: (voices) Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, ...
Poltergeist

Upon its 1982 release, a single notable characteristic could be attributed to Poltergeist: in an era when horror was increasingly being dominated by R-rated slasher movies, it maintained a more child-friendly PG rating. (Note: By today's standard...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2015-05-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Disturbing Images, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Horror
Director: Gil Kenan
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino, ...