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.
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.
The General (1927) 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!
Coco 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.
The Game Plan Movie Poster Image
Score a touchdown with these gridiron greats.
The Parent Trap (1961) Movie Poster Image
Summer camp gets the silver screen treatment with these campy flicks.
Gus Movie Poster Image
Giddy up with these silly and sentimental animal stories.
Twilight Movie Poster Image
The movies that have teens (and moms!) swooning.
Sesame Beginnings: Beginning Together Movie Poster Image
Tons of fun with Kermit and the gang.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
The perfect mix of magic, action, friendship, and Quidditch.
Bob the Builder:  The Big Dino Dig Movie Poster Image
Dinosaur picks for the littlest microraptor up to the biggest T. rex!
The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
Offbeat classics from the slightly weird to the totally wacky.
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.