Most Popular Imaginary Friend Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
Votes: 835,449 | Gross: $44.02M
4. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 714,845 | Gross: $1.48M
5. Wedding Crashers (2005)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary.
Votes: 321,770 | Gross: $209.22M
7. Inside Out (I) (2015)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.
Votes: 568,211 | Gross: $356.46M
8. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 802,163 | Gross: $170.74M
10. 7th Heaven (1996–2007)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Eric Camden, a minister, and his wife Annie deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own.
11. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.
Votes: 654,918 | Gross: $256.39M
12. Swiss Army Man (2016)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.
Votes: 97,930 | Gross: $4.21M
14. A Little Princess (1995)
G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
Votes: 30,525 | Gross: $10.02M
15. Drop Dead Fred (1991)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.
Votes: 25,776 | Gross: $43.88M
16. Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
Votes: 172,106 | Gross: $71.51M
17. Before Midnight (2013)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Votes: 129,586 | Gross: $8.11M
19. The Heavenly Kid (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A hip guardian angel named Bobby Fantana, who died in a car race in the 60s, reluctantly agrees to watch over lonely 80s high schooler Lenny Barnes who needs guidance on how to become cool.
Votes: 3,992 | Gross: $3.85M
21. The Orphanage (2007)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.
Votes: 141,581 | Gross: $7.16M
23. Mary and Max (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
26. Imagine That (2009)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.
Votes: 13,047 | Gross: $16.09M
27. Session 9 (2001)
R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Votes: 50,944 | Gross: $0.38M
28. The Darkness (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A family unknowingly awakens an ancient supernatural entity on a Grand Canyon vacation, and must fight for survival when it follows them home.
Votes: 13,034 | Gross: $10.73M
29. Dark Water (2005)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.
Votes: 58,271 | Gross: $25.47M
30. Tideland (2005)
R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
Votes: 30,810 | Gross: $0.07M
31. Hide and Seek (2005)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace, at first, in her imaginary friend.
Votes: 79,453 | Gross: $51.10M
32. The Amityville Horror (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Votes: 33,548 | Gross: $86.43M
35. May (2002)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A socially awkward veterinary assistant with a lazy eye and obsession with perfection descends into depravity after developing a crush on a boy with perfect hands.
Votes: 31,840 | Gross: $0.15M
36. When Marnie Was There (2014)
PG | 103 min | Animation, Drama, Family
Due to 12 y.o. Anna's asthma, she's sent to stay with relatives of her guardian in the Japanese countryside. She likes to be alone, sketching. She befriends Marnie. Who is the mysterious, blonde Marnie.
Votes: 26,516 | Gross: $0.77M
38. North (1994)
PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.
Votes: 12,850 | Gross: $7.14M
39. A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The Brady's are surprised when a man claiming to be Carol's long-lost first husband shows up at their home. Before long, his strange actions cause the unconventional family to question his motives.
Votes: 9,600 | Gross: $21.40M
40. Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Votes: 60,048 | Gross: $53.92M
41. Nim's Island (2008)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Votes: 32,317 | Gross: $48.01M
42. Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
R | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.
Votes: 87,542 | Gross: $104.01M
43. Harvey (1950)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
45. Father Goose (1964)
Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
During World War II, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female.
Votes: 9,091 | Gross: $12.50M
49. Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004–2009)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A boy and his beloved imaginary friend are able to stay together at an orphanage of sorts for imaginary friends that children have outgrown to be adopted by new children.