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.
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.
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 Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Movie Poster Image
Our absolute favorite films from the Mouse House.
Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue! 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.
Anne of Green Gables Movie Poster Image
Try one of these five-star films for your next family movie night.