The Common Sense Seal


The Common Sense Seal recognizes movies and TV series/specials that offer families an exceptional media experience. Our honorees have the potential to spark family conversations, entertain families of all types, and/or make a significant, lasting impact on individuals within a family or on the culture as a whole.

Alpha Movie Poster Image
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
Avengers: Infinity War Movie Poster Image
Intense violence, strong messages in shocking Marvel epic.
Dream Big: Engineering Our World Movie Poster Image
STEM-themed docu will inspire kids to become engineers.
Far From the Tree Movie Poster Image
Touching docu about parents raising uniquely different kids.
Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
Eighth Grade Movie Poster Image
Painfully realistic, tenderly acted coming-of-age dramedy.
White Fang (2018) Movie Poster Image
Elegantly animated take on classic book has some violence.
Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Poster Image
Funny, action-packed sequel is lighter Marvel fare.
Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.
Alex & Me Movie Poster Image
Kid-friendly soccer tale scores with positive messages.
Love, Simon Movie Poster Image
Affecting, lovable romcom about gay teen has a little edge.
One Big Ocean Movie Poster Image
Biodiversity, environmental concerns in marine adventures.
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Movie Poster Image
Profound, poignant biography of an extraordinary, kind man.
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
Satisfying, action-packed prequel explores Han's roots.
Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
Early Man Movie Poster Image
Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.
Black Panther Movie Poster Image
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
Mountain Movie Poster Image
Ecology doc sparks senses with awe-inspiring cinematography.
RBG Movie Poster Image
Inspiring, entertaining docu about an American icon.