First Movies for Kids

As attention spans grow, kids are soon eager to watch a feature-length movie. But with very young kids, anything scary or super intense will probably be too much. Here are a few handpicked titles that kids and parents can enjoy together. Read the reviews before you settle in front of the screen, so you can prep kids for anything that might disturb or confuse them.

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Sesame Street fans will love this sweet movie.
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(1999)
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Favorite book adaptation promotes brains over brawn.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
 
Fun-filled adventure is engaging for young pirate fans.
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(2013)
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Picture-book adaptation will delight even youngest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
 
Remains faithful to A. A. Milne's beloved classic stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
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Charming, wordless, book-based holiday fable for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
 
Sweet holiday sequel about a boy who misses his dog.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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Picture book gets a sweet musical adaptation for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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Adorable big-screen Pooh adaptation is short and sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
 
A simple, sweet, sometimes silly monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
 
Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
 
Jaunty animation meets jazzy songs in Disney classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
 
Fun undersea mermaid adventure with a bit of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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Sweet, simple story is best for young Tink fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
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Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
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Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
 
A mystical, positive take on girl's coming of age.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
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Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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Airborne adventure is OK for a few laughs; some stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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Magical, musical story is a classic fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
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World's coolest nanny celebrates family and fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
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Imaginative story told entirely through vivid visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(1996)