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.
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?
Smallfoot Movie Poster Image
Try these quirky picks for a change of pace.
Ernest & Celestine 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.
For Your Consideration Movie Poster Image
The perfect mix of satire, dry wit, and character humor.
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.
Muppets from Space 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.
Apollo 11 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.