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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Treasured, timeless picks for movie lovers of all ages.
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Bam! Splat! Comics-loving kids will flip for these picks.
VeggieTales: Celery Night Fever Movie Poster Image
These Bible-inspired movies will inspire and entertain the whole family.
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Say hello to some pretty fabulous film fellas.
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Move over, superheroes! These men and boys show a broader definition of masculinity.
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From "starter" scares to chilling classics.
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These films span the full range of African-American cinema.
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You can't go wrong with any of these instant classics.
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Sure, they're mushy, but isn't that the point?
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There's a special place in our heart for these great picks.
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Save the day with one of these action-packed picks.
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Great flicks for father-daughter movie nights.
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Few stories are as affecting and inspirational as true ones.
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The movies on this list are sure to be home runs.
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Jump-out-of-your-seat scares for teens.
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Popular kids' books reimagined for the small screen.
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Kids of all ages will fall in love with these timeless characters.
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The perfect picks for your next family movie night.
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Page-to-screen adaptations that make the grade.
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From Hitchcock classics to modern edge-of-your-seat picks.