Top Movies for Geeky Families

Let your geek flag fly! These days, it's cool to love sci-fi, fantasy, and just about anything with a cult following. Whether you're eager for your kids to learn the ways of the Force or to live long and prosper, there's a great pick waiting for you on our list of the best movies -- and best TV shows! -- for families who embrace geeky media.

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My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Movie Poster Image
Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Galaxy Quest Movie Poster Image
Hilarious, fast, funny, fresh fun for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Back to the Future Movie Poster Image
'80s time-travel favorite; some violence, bullying, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Captain America: The First Avenger Movie Poster Image
Comic book adventure mixes patriotism, explosive action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Poster Image
Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Star Trek Movie Poster Image
Classic franchise gets new life; OK for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Wonder Woman Movie Poster Image
Engaging, entertaining, empowering superhero adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Avengers Movie Poster Image
Heroes work together in explosive comic-book adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail Movie Poster Image
Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1975)
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Serenity Movie Poster Image
A bit clunky, but entertaining sci-fi.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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