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.

Black Panther Movie Poster Image
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
Early Man Movie Poster Image
Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.
Wonder Movie Poster Image
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
Paddington 2 Movie Poster Image
Charming, heartfelt sequel entertains, inspires compassion.
Marshall Movie Poster Image
Inspirational, entertaining biopic of a very human hero.
So B. It Movie Poster Image
Beautiful coming-of-age drama tackles tough topics.
Breathe Movie Poster Image
Feel-good romance tackles serious themes, disability rights.
The Lego Ninjago Movie Movie Poster Image
Plenty of fake kung fu in fun comedy with toy ninjas.
Miss Kiet's Children Movie Poster Image
Poignant docu about Dutch teacher's refugee students.
Ferdinand Movie Poster Image
Sweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Movie Poster Image
Sci-fi violence, strong female characters in thrilling epic.
The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
Coco Movie Poster Image
Stunningly animated, poignant tribute to family and culture.
The Breadwinner Movie Poster Image
Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.
Albert Movie Poster Image
Spunky tree's adventures are filled with festive messages.
Kedi Movie Poster Image
Deep thoughts, fuzzy cats in heartwarming documentary.
Swim Team Movie Poster Image
Inspiring documentary about young athletes with autism.
Cars 3 Movie Poster Image
Some intense scenes in story of empowerment, mentorship.
Your Name Movie Poster Image
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.