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.

Eighth Grade Movie Poster Image
Painfully realistic, tenderly acted coming-of-age dramedy.
Liyana Movie Poster Image
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
Smallfoot Movie Poster Image
Fun, feel-good animated musical offers positive messages.
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
Satisfying, action-packed prequel explores Han's roots.
Mountain Movie Poster Image
Ecology doc sparks senses with awe-inspiring cinematography.
Science Fair Movie Poster Image
Compelling, entertaining docu about teen science geniuses.
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Movie Poster Image
Profound, poignant biography of an extraordinary, kind man.
Inventing Tomorrow Movie Poster Image
Feel-good teen-scientist docu ideal for STEM-focused kids.
Pick of the Litter Movie Poster Image
"Dog"umentary fetches empathy, enlightenment, warm fuzzies.
RBG Movie Poster Image
Inspiring, entertaining docu about an American icon.
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.
Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Poster Image
Funny, action-packed sequel is lighter Marvel fare.
White Fang (2018) Movie Poster Image
Elegantly animated take on classic book has some violence.
Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.