2023 Oscar-Nominated Films

Awards season is in full swing, and the 95th annual Oscars ceremony will be here before you know it. Before tuning in for red carpet-ready outfits and speeches that are bound to go viral, read our reviews to see which films would make great family movie night picks—and which are better left to older teens and adults. Find out which ones take home the Oscar on Sunday, March 12, on ABC. For last year's nominees (2021 movies honored in 2022), check out our list of 2022 Oscar-Nominated Films. Looking for recent family-friendly favorites only? Catch our favorite movies from 2022.

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse TV Poster Image
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The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

age 5+

Stunning, thoughtful book adaptation celebrates friendship.

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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On Movie Poster
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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

age 8+

Sweet, poignant mockumentary goes small to make big points.

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish: Movie Poster
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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

age 8+

Danger, peril ratchet up a notch for charismatic cat.

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The Sea Beast Movie Poster
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The Sea Beast

age 8+

Swashbuckling adventure has kid role model, monster attacks.

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Fire of Love Movie: Poster
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Fire of Love

age 10+

Breathtaking volcano docu deals in danger and death.

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The Martha Mitchell Effect

age 10+

White House Cabinet wife seeks truth; language; violence.

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Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

age 10+

Charming 1950s-set comedy drama has drinking, smoking.

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Turning Red

age 10+

Pixar coming-of-age tale explores puberty and parent issues.

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Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Movie Poster
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Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

age 11+

Masterful but intense animated version is dark and scary.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever: Movie Poster
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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

age 12+

Epic, women-led sequel is part tribute, part intense battle.

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Top Gun: Maverick Movie Poster
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Top Gun: Maverick

age 12+

Tamer sequel to '80s fave has peril, cursing, solid message.

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Avatar: The Way of Water Movie Poster
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Avatar: The Way of Water

age 13+

Long but dazzling return to Pandora has sci-fi violence.

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Elvis Movie Poster
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Elvis

age 13+

Snazzy music biopic doesn't go deep enough; drugs, smoking.

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Glass Onion Movie Poster
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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

age 13+

Sharp, layered mystery sequel; smoking, drinking, cursing.

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The Fabelmans: Movie Poster
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The Fabelmans

age 13+

Sentimental Spielberg origin story; bullying, pot, swearing.

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Living movie poster
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Living

age 13+

Inspiring British drama reflects on meaning of life.

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Aftersun movie poster
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Aftersun

age 14+

Nostalgic drama studies depression; smoking, some language.

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Argentina, 1985 movie poster: Two Argentinian men talk intently in court
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Argentina, 1985

age 14+

Inspiring Argentine historical drama has smoking, language.

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The Batman

age 14+

Confident and mature yet dark, violent Batman reboot.

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Bardo Movie Poster
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Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

age 15+

Ambitious, uneven film merges reality and fantasy; violence.

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