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.
Scholastic Video Collection: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Movie Poster Image
Picks for kids who can't get enough of spells and sorcery.
Frozen Movie Poster Image
Gems with strong, clever, and awesome heroines.
A Boy Named Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
Family-friendly faves available now for your viewing pleasure.
Shaun the Sheep Movie Movie Poster Image
All the best family-friendly choices from the DVD rental service.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Movie Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of being aware of and thankful for the good things in their lives -- and expressing that appreciation.
Cool Runnings Movie Poster Image
These stirring sports movies deserve a spot on the podium.
Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story Movie Poster Image
Rise above adversity with these inspiring characters.
101 Dalmatians Movie Poster Image
Now you can get our movie recommendations while you shop.
A Mile in His Shoes Movie Poster Image
Characters face and overcome challenges in these inspiring stories.
Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
Kids can relate to characters facing all sorts of challenges.
Benny and Joon Movie Poster Image
These stories highlight characters who live with depression, anxiety, and more.
Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz Movie Poster Image
Buddy movies for guys of all ages.
Twitches Movie Poster Image
Set your DVRs for the ultimate movie marathon.
Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings Movie Poster Image
These heartwarming movies celebrate female relationships.
VeggieTales: Dave and the Giant Pickle Movie Poster Image
These family-friendly stories inspire while they entertain.
Shaun the Sheep Movie Movie Poster Image
Trophy-worthy picks for you and your kids.
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of sticking with something, no matter what challenges they face.
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of working respectfully and effectively with a group -- and doing their share.
Frozen Movie Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of paying attention to (and managing) their thoughts, feelings, and impulses.
Dr. Seuss: The Lorax Movie Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of telling the truth, acting sincerely, treating people equally, and taking responsibility.