3-D Movies for Kids

3-D may be all the rage, but not all 3-D movies are created equal. Here are our picks for the best 3-D movies for kids and families. Just keep in mind that the 3-D factor always makes everything a little bit more immediate and intense.

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Toy Story (1995) Movie Poster Image
Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Toy Story 2 Movie Poster Image
Stunning, witty, exciting, enchanting, and moving.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Penguins 3D Movie Poster Image
Nature docu follows King penguin's quest to raise a family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Up Movie Poster Image
Up
Pixar's stunning adventure is an upper for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Under the Sea 3D Movie Poster Image
Stunning vision of the beautiful -- and fragile -- ocean.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster Image
Thrilling 3D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Monsters vs. Aliens Movie Poster Image
Homage to '50s alien flicks too intense for youngest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Poster Image
Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie Movie Poster Image
Thrilling, semi-educational CGI movie with a few scary bits.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Coraline Movie Poster Image
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Avatar Movie Poster Image
Action-heavy epic has dazzling effects, familiar story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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