Family Movies We Love

Need a great pick for your next family movie night? Having trouble finding a movie you can all agree on? Our editors have hand-picked some of the best kids' and family movies available on DVD, including beloved classics, action-packed adventures, laugh-out-loud comedies, and powerful dramas. Need even more inspiration? Be sure to check out our Essential Movie Guide for more than 190 of our favorite time-tested titles that we know your family will love. So grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy!

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The Adventures of Milo and Otis Movie Poster Image
Lovable pet tale about friendship despite differences.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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A Bug's Life Movie Poster Image
Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Toy Story (1995) Movie Poster Image
Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Inside Out Movie Poster Image
Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
Musical king-of-the-beasts blockbuster is powerful, scary.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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March of the Penguins Movie Poster Image
Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Mary Poppins Movie Poster Image
World's coolest nanny celebrates family and fun.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Muppets Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
Amusing Muppets sequel ups the gags, as well as the action.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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My Fair Lady Movie Poster Image
Witty, stylish musical classic will entertain all ages.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Shrek Movie Poster Image
Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Singin' in the Rain Movie Poster Image
Often considered the finest musical of all time.
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(Release Year: 1952)
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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
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(Release Year: 1965)
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Up Movie Poster Image
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Pixar's stunning adventure is an upper for everyone.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Wizard of Oz Movie Poster Image
Even decades later, one of the best family films ever made.
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(Release Year: 1939)
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Big Hero 6 Movie Poster Image
Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Duck Soup Movie Poster Image
Classic comedy film with lots of mayhem, slapstick humor.
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(Release Year: 1933)
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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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The Incredibles Movie Poster Image
Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Mighty Joe Young (1998) Movie Poster Image
Successful remake is thrilling family fun.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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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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Peter Pan (2000) Movie Poster Image
Leap-out-of-your-seat fun; great intro to theater.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Movie Poster Image
Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Akeelah and the Bee Movie Poster Image
Inspiring drama about a champion speller; OK for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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A Christmas Story Movie Poster Image
Wonderful antidote to cutesy holiday tales; some swearing.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Movie Poster Image
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Old Yeller Movie Poster Image
Tearjerker is one of the best early Disney dramas.
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(Release Year: 1957)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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The Princess Diaries Movie Poster Image
Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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The Sandlot Movie Poster Image
Lighthearted, nostalgic tween comedy; some language.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Movie Poster Image
Pure, sweet imagination for both kids and adults.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Zootopia Movie Poster Image
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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It's a Wonderful Life Movie Poster Image
This classic delivers warmth all year long.
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(Release Year: 1946)
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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Zarafa Movie Poster Image
Enchanting African fable with some scares and sadness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Back to the Future Movie Poster Image
'80s time-travel favorite; some violence, bullying, cursing.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Casablanca Movie Poster Image
Brief violence and lots of tension in top-notch classic.
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(Release Year: 1942)
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Fiddler on the Roof Movie Poster Image
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Holes Movie Poster Image
Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens Movie Poster Image
Epic Star Wars sequel delivers great performances, action.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Chariots of Fire Movie Poster Image
Brilliant true story of 1924 Olympic footrace.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Groundhog Day Movie Poster Image
'90s comedy offers witty, sarcastic take on redemption.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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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.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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The Karate Kid Movie Poster Image
'80s classic is still fun for families with older tweens.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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School of Rock Movie Poster Image
Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Catch Me If You Can Movie Poster Image
Excellent account of youngest FBI's Most Wanted.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Citizen Kane Movie Poster Image
Classic should be required for any movie lover.
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(Release Year: 1941)
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Jurassic Park Movie Poster Image
Terrifyingly realistic dinos run amok in sci-fi landmark.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Legally Blonde Movie Poster Image
Fun romp has some sexual references and salty language.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Life, Animated Movie Poster Image
Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Movie Poster Image
Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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The Right Stuff Movie Poster Image
Exciting '80s astronaut movie has cursing, sex.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Beetlejuice Movie Poster Image
Tim Burton tale creepy, dark fun; some violence, language.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Bend It Like Beckham Movie Poster Image
Superb tale of a girl's struggle for her dreams.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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La La Land Movie Poster Image
Profound, beautiful film about love and creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail Movie Poster Image
Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.
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(Release Year: 1975)
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Selma Movie Poster Image
Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for equal rights.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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