Best '00s Movies

MySpace, High School Musical, the iPod, Bratz dolls, Neopets, iCarly, Heelys -- if any of these give you a blast from the past, you probably grew up in the 2000s. A time of rapid technological advancement, the early aughts gave rise to many of the trends we know and love today. The smartphone, video streaming, social media, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe all made their debut appearance in the first decade of the 21st century. Feeling nostalgic for the simpler times of the internet? These picks will take you back to the times Netflix sent you DVDs in the mail. For more fun throwback films, check out the Best '80s Movies and Best '90s Movies for Kids.

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The Tigger Movie

age 3+

Tigger's bouncy quest will appeal to younger viewers.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!

age 4+

Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Bolt

age 5+

Super-dog adventure is fun, age-appropriate for kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Cars

age 5+

Pixar comedy is full of four-wheeled fun.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Finding Nemo

age 5+

Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2003)
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Lilo and Stitch

age 5+

Cute story, great characters, fabulous soundtrack.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Monsters, Inc.

age 5+

Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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Over the Hedge

age 5+

Cute animated tale with some mild scares, cartoon violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Ponyo

age 5+

Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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WALL-E

age 5+

Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

age 6+

Age-appropriate food adventure goes down easily.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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The Emperor's New Groove

age 6+

More fun, goofy cartoon antics than Disney polish.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Enchanted

age 6+

Adorable fairy tale is a fabulous family flick.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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Ice Age

age 6+

Clever, funny, touching; like a great road movie.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Kung Fu Panda

age 6+

Appealing kid-friendly comedy; some scary scenes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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The Princess and the Frog

age 6+

First African American Disney princess is a good role model.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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Ratatouille

age 6+

Cute rat tale has some peril and potentially scary moments.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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The Road to El Dorado

age 6+

Outstanding family movie mixes comedy, action, romance.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Shrek

age 6+

Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

age 6+

Movie spin-off is very similar to the edgy animated TV show.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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