Best Apple TV Movies and TV for Families to Watch Together

Last updated: February 22, 2024

When a movie or TV show is a Common Sense Selection, you know you're in for a great family-viewing experience. Age-appropriate? Check! Entertaining? Definitely! Able to inspire excellent discussions with kids and families? You bet. All of these official Selections are available to watch now on Apple TV, making it easier than ever for you to find your family's next favorite thing to watch together. See more best-of lists like this .

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PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie: The Paw Patrol pups are all lined up, wearing brightly lit costumes
MOVIE

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie

age 5+

Superpowered pups use teamwork, courage vs. evil scientist.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Movie Poster: The characters stand back to back in front of a field of stars
MOVIE

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

age 13+

Touching 1980s-set coming-of-age drama; language, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Americanish Movie Poster: The cast -- including Lillete Dubey, Shenaz Treasury, Aizzah Fatima, and Salena Qureshi -- are featured in front of a yellow and teal-tinted picture of New York City
MOVIE

Americanish

age 13+

Heartfelt, diverse film about love, life; strong language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Shooting Stars: The LeBron James story movie poster:  image of basketball players on the court
MOVIE

Shooting Stars

age 14+

Well-acted basketball biopic has language, teen drinking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Gran Turismo Movie Poster: David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, and Orlando Bloom stand around a race car
MOVIE

Gran Turismo

age 11+

Intense crashes in exhilarating game-based racing flick.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
The Miracle Club movie poster: The Miracle Club movie poster: Headshots of Kathy Bates, Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Agnes O’Casey, and a young boy above Laura Linney walking across a bridge holding a suitcase.
MOVIE

The Miracle Club

age 13+

Heartwarming comedy-drama has mature themes, some language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Scrapper movie poster: Scrapper: A young father and his daughter playing together on the grass.
MOVIE

Scrapper

age 11+

Charming British dramedy about a child processing grief.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Barbie: Movie Poster: Barbie and Ken on a giant pink-and-white B
MOVIE

Barbie

age 11+

Clever, colorful comedy with sophisticated themes, script.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Mission: Impossible: Dead Reckoning, Part One Movie Poster: A collage of the characters' faces
MOVIE

Mission: Impossible: Dead Reckoning, Part One

age 13+

Lots of action violence in excellent spy thriller.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Jules Movie Poster: Milton (Ben Kingsley, left), Joyce (Jane Curtin, right top), and Sandy (Harriet Sansom Harris, right bottom) peer through the cutout shape of an alien, a crashed spaceship visible behind them
MOVIE

Jules

age 13+

Delightful, sweet story about seniors and aliens; language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Kindling movie poster: Five young men sit together in a field, a fire burning behind them.
MOVIE

Kindling

age 13+

Poignant drama about male friendship; language, drug misuse.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Jessica's Big Little World TV show poster: an animated Black family looks at young Jessica who's standing on sofa with arms outstretched
TV

Jessica's Big Little World

age 3+

Engaging "Craig of the Creek" spin-off good for young sibs.

Network: Cartoon Network (2023)
Blue Beetle Movie Poster: A collage of the main characters
MOVIE

Blue Beetle

age 12+

Loving family, intense scenes in DC's Latino superhero tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken Movie Poster: A figure in the shape of a teenage girl lies on a bench with headphones on, while various mystical sea creatures dance above her
MOVIE

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken

age 6+

Fun animated coming-of-age fantasy has thoughtful messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Elemental Movie Poster: Ember and Wade look at each other, against a black background
MOVIE

Elemental

age 6+

Heartfelt, romantic fable about immigrant experience.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
LIFT Movie Poster: A male ballet dancer is mid jump, and a little girl dancer looks at him
MOVIE

LIFT

age 10+

Poignant, inspiring doc about shelter kids who learn ballet.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
The Little Mermaid Movie Poster: Ariel sits on a rock under the sea, surrounded by fish and other undersea creatures
MOVIE

The Little Mermaid (2023)

age 8+

Halle Bailey dazzles amid more intense live-action scenes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Nandor Fodor and the Talking Mongoose movie poster: Simon Pegg as Nandor Fodor holds a glass to his head while raising an eyebrow and sitting in a chair.
MOVIE

Nandor Fodor and the Talking Mongoose

age 12+

Reflective comedy-mystery has smoking, drinking, language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Movie Poster: Michelangelo rides a skateboard with the movie's title on the underside, while the other turtles are shown underneath
MOVIE

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

age 8+

Clever, tween-friendly animated reboot has action violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse: Movie Poster
MOVIE

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

age 9+

Spidey sequel is an action-packed delight; peril, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)