7 Big-Budget Blockbuster Movies Based on Kids’ Television Series

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Movies based on TV shows are nothing new. Disney Channel has a minimum of 10 television series that became flicks; Nickelodeon has a minimum of eight live-action programs that got the film treatment. But, not all of those 18 productions hit the big screen; The Lizzie McGuire Movie and Hannah Montana: The Movie were the only ones to hit theaters. Maybe tween programs aren’t as compelling? ’cause there at least seven big-budget blockbuster movies based on kids’ TV shows.

Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Scooby Doo — all of them were television staples for young children prior to the 2000s. And that nostalgia was taken to the big screen in time. Here are the most notable cases: