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.
Star Trek: The Original Series TV Poster Image
Set your phasers to "entertain," and enjoy!
Cars Movie Poster Image
Need-for-speed flicks for kids of all ages.
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
Out-of-this world picks for tweens and teens.
My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
Plots and characters bound to spark your kids' imagination.
Handy Manny: Motorcycle Adventure Movie Poster Image
Go globetrotting from the comfort of your living room.
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins Movie Poster Image
These imaginative picks will leave your kids starry eyed.
Charlotte's Web (2006) Movie Poster Image
From Buzz and Woody to Thelma and Louise.
Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Poster Image
Poignant, powerful movies teach kids important life lessons.
A Goofy Movie Movie Poster Image
This isn't highbrow humor, but it tickles our funny bone.
Barbie and the Diamond Castle Movie Poster Image
Check out this of movies starring the bendy blonde icon.
X-Men TV Poster Image
Everyone's favorite mutants are everywhere you look!
Spy Kids Movie Poster Image
Secret agents, intrigue, double crosses, and more.
Kung Fu Panda Movie Poster Image
Earn a black belt in movie selection with these picks.
The Absent-Minded Professor Movie Poster Image
Still hilarious, even decades after they were first released.
Curious George Swings into Spring Movie Poster Image
Talking (and singing and wisecracking) critters for kids.
Footloose (1984) Movie Poster Image
Memorable movies about a teen rite of passage.
Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
Take a virtual trip to the Land of Erin with these films.
Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Poster Image
Expand your kids' movie horizons with these picks.
Gone with the Wind Movie Poster Image
Sweeping sagas perfect for family movie nights.
101 Dalmatians Movie Poster Image
Try some of these great "tails."