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50 Movies All Kids Should Watch Before They're 12
From musicals, prince and princess tales, and animated animals to heroic adventures and feel-good favorites, these must-see classic movies will appeal to the whole family. All released before the year 2000, these all-time favorites aren't just hugely entertaining, they're also packed with positive messages and role models, giving them the potential for significant impact on kids and families. Some are cultural touchstones. Others give kids a look at different worlds—both real and imaginary. Many will bring on gales of laughter, and some might lead to a few tears. But all are worthy of a comfy couch, a bowl of fresh popcorn, and some family togetherness. For our top picks that came out after the year 2000, be sure to check out 50 Modern Movies All Kids Should Watch Before They're 12.