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.
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Movie Poster Image
Great rhymes and visuals make these a treat for kids.
The Gruffalo Movie Poster Image
Great family films that skip the worst of the scary stuff.
Rudolph's Shiny New Year Movie Poster Image
Ring in the new year with these holiday movie favorites.
Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Movie Poster Image
Royal picks for kids who love happily ever after.
The Rugrats Movie Movie Poster Image
From small screen to big, these picks do it right.
Toy Story (1995) Movie Poster Image
Not all 3-D movies are created equal; these are our favorites.
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Adventures in Wonderland Movie Poster Image
Not all versions of this classic story are right for all kids.
Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Poster Image
From Miyazaki to the Animatrix, our favorite anime picks.
Ice Age Movie Poster Image
Some of our absolute faves for elementary-aged kids.
The Tigger Movie Movie Poster Image
Some of our absolute faves for little kids.
Juno Movie Poster Image
Some of our absolute faves for teens.
Archie's Weird Mysteries: Archie and the Riverdale Vampires Movie Poster Image
When can kids take their first bite of this media trend?
Chicken Run Movie Poster Image
Try these quirky picks for a change of pace.
Once Movie Poster Image
Quirky, offbeat, charming picks for teens (and adults!).
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
From heartwarming to scary, we've got e.t.s for everyone!
12 Angry Men Movie Poster Image
Teens who like good movies won't "object" to this list.
Star Wars: Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi Movie Poster Image
Epic action for teens and parents to watch together.
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
Break out the tissues for these weepy faves.
An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars Movie Poster Image
From soccer to skating, these athletic faves always score.