Best movies: Our Recommendations for Families

Need some fresh ideas for your next family movie night? Our editors help you choose the best movies for kids -- movies the whole family will love. Our movie lists offer top picks for Disney films, animated features, and many other kids' movie categories. All of our picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your family.
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Movies that explore the aftermath of loss.
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These stories address issues related to a marriage's end -- and could help start a family conversation.
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Family-friendly films to entertain the crowd.
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Learning about the past has never been more interesting.
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Marvel at creatures big and small in their natural habitats.
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These true stories are out of this world!
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Move over, superheroes! These men and boys show a broader definition of masculinity.
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Gems with strong, clever, and awesome heroines.
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Remember and honor those who died in service with these patriotic picks.
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Learn something new by watching these streamable true stories.
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Get your kid's next overnight off to a fun start.
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These flicks can help kids understand the realities of global warming.
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Find out which Lego movies, TV shows, games, and apps are appropriate for every age.
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Gotta catch 'em all!
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! Movie Poster Image
Celebrate Christmas with a festive family-friendly film.
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Help kids learn the value of being aware of and thankful for the good things in their lives -- and expressing that appreciation.
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These stirring sports movies deserve a spot on the podium.
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Rise above adversity with these inspiring characters.