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.
These films span the full range of African-American cinema.
You can't go wrong with any of these instant classics.
Trophy-worthy picks for you and your kids.
Sure, they're mushy, but isn't that the point?
Great flicks for father-daughter movie nights.
Popular kids' books reimagined for the small screen.
Kids of all ages will fall in love with these timeless characters.
Page-to-screen adaptations that make the grade.
Score a touchdown with these gridiron greats.
From Hitchcock classics to modern edge-of-your-seat picks.
The lovable canine comes to life in all forms of media.
Hugs, a shoulder to cry on, and important life lessons.
Moving biopics that are both entertaining and inspiring.
Strong females prevail in these fantastic ficks.
Love and laughter for the whole family.
From "starter" scares to chilling classics.
Jump-out-of-your-seat scares for teens.
Get your toes tapping with these tuneful favorites.
Celebrate the season with a cozy family movie night.
Holiday charmers for a very merry family movie night.