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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Great characters, memorable music, some monsters/scares.
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Fun, colorful adventure has some peril, lots of great music.
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Beautiful word-free drama about castaway who finds love.
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Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
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Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
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Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
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Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.
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Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
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Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
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Mysticism, humor, and action surround unique Marvel hero.
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Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
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Charming period comedy may not sing to younger viewers.
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Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.
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Violent but exciting adventure honors teamwork, diversity.
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Great performances in tense, quietly powerful true story.
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Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
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Thrilling tale of heroism during deadly oil rig explosion.
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Coen brothers' madcap, funny take on old Hollywood.
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Powerful documentary explores race, art, and activism.
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Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
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Profound, beautiful film about love and creativity.
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Intense material in remarkable, multilayered documentary.
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Interesting drama about love, mortality, iffy decisions.
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Powerful adaptation of August Wilson's intense play.
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Intense, complex film about assassination and aftermath.
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Riveting doc examines impact, background of famous crime.
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True story of pacifist soldier has extreme war violence.
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Unique, powerful, mature look at '70s mother and son.
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Original, moving drama has some disturbing moments.
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Searing docu decries racial bias; intense violence, cursing.
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Scorsese's difficult, gory, but magnificent religious epic.
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Stylish, stylized, remote drama is violent, intense.
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Beautifully made but mature wartime romance.
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Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
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Searing, insightful drama has intense themes, swearing.
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Heartbreaking, mature, unforgettable coming-of-age drama.
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Great lead performance, but very mature, graphic content.
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Sex, violence in mature romantic drama's dystopian future.
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