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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Lovable pet tale about friendship despite differences.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Musical king-of-the-beasts blockbuster is powerful, scary.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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World's coolest nanny celebrates family and fun.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Amusing Muppets sequel ups the gags, as well as the action.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Witty, stylish musical classic will entertain all ages.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Often considered the finest musical of all time.
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(Release Year: 1952)
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Outstanding family film features glorious music.
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(Release Year: 1965)
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Pixar's stunning adventure is an upper for everyone.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Even decades later, one of the best family films ever made.
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(Release Year: 1939)
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Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Classic comedy film with lots of mayhem, slapstick humor.
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(Release Year: 1933)
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Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Successful remake is thrilling family fun.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Leap-out-of-your-seat fun; great intro to theater.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Inspiring drama about a champion speller; OK for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Wonderful antidote to cutesy holiday tales; some swearing.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Tearjerker is one of the best early Disney dramas.
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(Release Year: 1957)
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Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Lighthearted, nostalgic tween comedy; some language.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Pure, sweet imagination for both kids and adults.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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This classic delivers warmth all year long.
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(Release Year: 1946)
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Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Enchanting African fable with some scares and sadness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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'80s time-travel favorite; some violence, bullying, cursing.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Brief violence and lots of tension in top-notch classic.
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(Release Year: 1942)
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Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Epic Star Wars sequel delivers great performances, action.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Brilliant true story of 1924 Olympic footrace.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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'90s comedy offers witty, sarcastic take on redemption.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
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(Release Year: 1981)
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'80s classic is still fun for families with older tweens.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Excellent account of youngest FBI's Most Wanted.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Classic should be required for any movie lover.
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(Release Year: 1941)
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Terrifyingly realistic dinos run amok in sci-fi landmark.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Fun romp has some sexual references and salty language.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Exciting '80s astronaut movie has cursing, sex.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Tim Burton tale creepy, dark fun; some violence, language.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Superb tale of a girl's struggle for her dreams.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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Profound, beautiful film about love and creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.
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(Release Year: 1975)
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Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for equal rights.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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