2017 Oscar-Nominated Films

The 2017 Oscar nominations are full of family-friendly films (as well as plenty that are far better for teens and up!). From Disney's animated hits Moana and Zootopia to the romantic musical La La Land and the inspirational true story Hidden Figures, families will find lots of movies to enjoy together. Check out our reviews to see what fits for your family. (The 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast airs February 26, 2017, on ABC.)

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Moana

age 6+

Great characters, memorable music, some monsters/scares.

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Trolls

age 6+

Fun, colorful adventure has some peril, lots of great music.

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The Red Turtle

age 8+

Beautiful word-free drama about castaway who finds love.

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Zootopia

age 8+

Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.

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The Jungle Book (2016)

age 9+

Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.

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Kubo and the Two Strings

age 9+

Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.

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Hidden Figures

age 10+

Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.

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My Life as a Zucchini

age 11+

Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

age 11+

Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.

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Arrival

age 11+

Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.

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Doctor Strange

age 12+

Mysticism, humor, and action surround unique Marvel hero.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

age 12+

Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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Florence Foster Jenkins

age 12+

Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.

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Loving

age 12+

Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.

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Star Trek Beyond

age 12+

Violent but exciting adventure honors teamwork, diversity.

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Sully

age 12+

Great performances in tense, quietly powerful true story.

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Life, Animated

age 12+

Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.

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Deepwater Horizon

age 13+

Thrilling tale of heroism during deadly oil rig explosion.

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Hail, Caesar!

age 13+

Coen brothers' madcap, funny take on old Hollywood.

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I Am Not Your Negro

age 13+

Powerful documentary explores race, art, and activism.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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