Cozy Fall Movies for the Family

Looking to usher in pumpkin spice season with a family movie night? These autumn-set flicks are favorites for the whole family. Whether you're looking for chills and thrills, a triumphant football drama, a breezy romance, or a Thanksgiving treat, these films are sure to bring some warmth to those chilly fall nights. Don't forget the blankets and hot cocoa! Looking for more great picks? Check out our other lists Scary (But Not TOO Scary!) Halloween Movies and Feel-Good Family Movies.

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

age 4+

Halloween isn't complete without this classic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Over the Moon

age 6+

Dreamy, China-set musical fairy tale has positive lessons.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Coco

age 7+

Stunningly animated, poignant tribute to family and culture.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

age 7+

Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1982)
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Fantastic Mr. Fox

age 7+

Offbeat family adventure may charm adults more than kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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Halloweentown

age 7+

Tween brew: Witchy fun, a pinch of fright.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

age 7+

First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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The Nightmare Before Christmas

age 7+

Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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Casper

age 8+

Haunted house tale not as mild as the cartoons.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1995)
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The Princess Bride

age 8+

Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1987)
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Soul

age 8+

Amazing animation, serious themes in existential dramedy.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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Twitches

age 8+

Twin Sister Sisters' magic made for tweens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Matilda

age 9+

Offbeat dark fantasy gem is intense, sometimes scary.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1996)
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

age 10+

Biopic captures Rogers' generous spirit, empathy, kindness.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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The Goonies

age 10+

Classic '80s adventure has lots of swearing, some scares.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1985)
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Hocus Pocus

age 10+

Rollicking Halloween fun for tweens and up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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Little Women (2019)

age 10+

Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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October Sky

age 10+

Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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Remember the Titans

age 10+

Inspiring football drama brings history to life.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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You've Got Mail

age 10+

Predictable-but-sweet romantic comedy.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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