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.
Gremlins 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.
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
Kids of all ages will fall in love with these timeless characters.
The Gruffalo Movie Poster Image
Page-to-screen adaptations that make the grade.
Rear Window Movie Poster Image
From Hitchcock classics to modern edge-of-your-seat picks.
Clifford the Big Red Dog: A Really Big Musical Tribute Music Poster Image
The lovable canine comes to life in all forms of media.
Dumbo Movie Poster Image
Hugs, a shoulder to cry on, and important life lessons.
Katy Perry: Part of Me Movie Poster Image
Moving biopics that are both entertaining and inspiring.
Bringing Up Baby Movie Poster Image
Love and laughter for the whole family.
Pocoyo: Pocoyo Fiesta Movie Poster Image
Get your toes tapping with these tuneful favorites.
Robots Movie Poster Image
Must-see movies featuring memorable metal characters.
Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia Movie Poster Image
These fishy tales are fun for fantasy lovers.
Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Poster Image
The best Japanese animation by Hayao Miyazaki and more.
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Movie Poster Image
Ease kids into feature-length movies with these fun picks.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Movie Poster Image
They won't help with homework, but these flicks sure are fun.
Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
From scary to silly, these flicks are monstrously good!
The Book of Life Movie Poster Image
These films bring important cultural experiences to life.
Air Bud Movie Poster Image
You'll score a slam dunk with the movies on this list.
Aladdin and the King of Thieves Movie Poster Image
From Mrs. Doubtfire to Aladdin, the laughs -- and tears -- keep coming.