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.
Barney: Halloween Party Movie Poster Image
Just the thing for kids who only want a little spookiness.
Mike the Knight: Journey to Dragon Mountain Movie Poster Image
Fantastical creatures come to life in these great flicks.
Charlotte's Web (2006) Movie Poster Image
Must-see movie night picks packed with great messages and role models.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
Big movies that kids and teens love.
An American Tail Movie Poster Image
Treasured, timeless picks for movie lovers of all ages.
Akeelah and the Bee Movie Poster Image
Coaches, principals, tutors, teachers -- they can make a serious impact on kids.
Astro Boy Movie Poster Image
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.
Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
Say hello to some pretty fabulous film fellas.
Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
From "starter" scares to chilling classics.
The Animal Train Movie Poster Image
Earth-friendly films with beautiful images, powerful themes.
March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World Movie Poster Image
These films span the full range of African American cinema.
A Bug's Life Movie Poster Image
You can't go wrong with any of these instant classics.
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
Sure, they're mushy, but isn't that the point?
Fruit Punch Music App Poster Image
There's a special place in our hearts for these great picks.
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel Movie Poster Image
Save the day with one of these action-packed picks.
Mulan Movie Poster Image
Great flicks for father-daughter movie nights.
Charlie Brown's All Stars! Movie Poster Image
The movies on this list are sure to be home runs.
The Birds Movie Poster Image
Jump-out-of-your-seat scares for teens.
Scholastic Video Collection: Bark, George Movie Poster Image
Popular kids' books reimagined for the small screen.