The Best Family Entertainment of 2021

Entertainment holds a special place in kids' lives. Whether it's a beloved TV character, a story that captures their imagination, or a movie scene they'll never forget, entertainment shapes childhood in profound ways.

We want to help you create meaningful connections with your kids that center around high-quality stories and characters. That's why we've rounded up the best movies, TV shows, books, video games, and apps of 2021 for you. We'll show you where to find them, too.

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Handpicked to Delight and Captivate

We curate our lists with kids' healthy development in mind. Our entertainment picks feature positive messages and role models, high educational value, and diverse characters. Best of all? They're sure to entertain the whole family. Choose something to watch, read, or play.


Common Sense Media believes that every kid can learn, grow, and thrive with media and technology. We rate movies, TV shows, books, and more so families can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids. We offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based ratings and reviews.