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.)

Browse 2017 Oscar-Nominated Films

 
Moana Movie Poster Image
Great characters, memorable music, some monsters/scares.
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Trolls Movie Poster Image
Fun, colorful adventure has some peril, lots of great music.
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The Red Turtle Movie Poster Image
Beautiful word-free drama about castaway who finds love.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Zootopia Movie Poster Image
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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My Life as a Zucchini Movie Poster Image
Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
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Doctor Strange Movie Poster Image
Mysticism, humor, and action surround unique Marvel hero.
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Florence Foster Jenkins Movie Poster Image
Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Loving Movie Poster Image
Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Star Trek Beyond Movie Poster Image
Violent but exciting adventure honors teamwork, diversity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Sully Movie Poster Image
Great performances in tense, quietly powerful true story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Life, Animated Movie Poster Image
Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Deepwater Horizon Movie Poster Image
Thrilling tale of heroism during deadly oil rig explosion.
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Hail, Caesar! Movie Poster Image
Coen brothers' madcap, funny take on old Hollywood.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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I Am Not Your Negro Movie Poster Image
Powerful documentary explores race, art, and activism.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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La La Land Movie Poster Image
Profound, beautiful film about love and creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Fire at Sea Movie Poster Image
Intense material in remarkable, multilayered documentary.
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Passengers Movie Poster Image
Interesting drama about love, mortality, iffy decisions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Fences Movie Poster Image
Powerful adaptation of August Wilson's intense play.
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Jackie Movie Poster Image
Intense, complex film about assassination and aftermath.
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O.J.: Made in America Movie Poster Image
Riveting doc examines impact, background of famous crime.
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Hacksaw Ridge Movie Poster Image
True story of pacifist soldier has extreme war violence.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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20th Century Women Movie Poster Image
Unique, powerful, mature look at '70s mother and son.
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Captain Fantastic Movie Poster Image
Original, moving drama has some disturbing moments.
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13th Movie Poster Image
Searing docu decries racial bias; intense violence, cursing.
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Silence Movie Poster Image
Scorsese's difficult, gory, but magnificent religious epic.
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Nocturnal Animals Movie Poster Image
Stylish, stylized, remote drama is violent, intense.
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Allied Movie Poster Image
Beautifully made but mature wartime romance.
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Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
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Manchester by the Sea Movie Poster Image
Searing, insightful drama has intense themes, swearing.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Moonlight Movie Poster Image
Heartbreaking, mature, unforgettable coming-of-age drama.
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Elle Movie Poster Image
Great lead performance, but very mature, graphic content.
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The Lobster Movie Poster Image
Sex, violence in mature romantic drama's dystopian future.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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