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.

Mary Poppins Returns Movie Poster Image
Blunt is a delight in sweet, nostalgic, toe-tapping sequel.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Poster Image
Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.
Smallfoot Movie Poster Image
Fun, feel-good animated musical offers positive messages.
A Beautiful Planet Movie Poster Image
Stunning look at Earth -- and man's sobering impact on it.
Dumplin' Movie Poster Image
Funny, romantic, insightful teen tale has a little swearing.
Pick of the Litter Movie Poster Image
"Dog"umentary fetches empathy, enlightenment, warm fuzzies.
A Bag of Marbles Movie Poster Image
Powerful story of boys' WWII survival has peril, violence.
Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
Ralph Breaks the Internet Movie Poster Image
Colorful, clever sequel tackles complexity of online world.
Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
Green Book Movie Poster Image
Crowd-pleasing drama explores race, class, friendship.
Alpha Movie Poster Image
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special TV Poster Image
Role playing reinforces affirming themes in fun TV special.
Butterbean's Cafe TV Poster Image
Sweet series celebrates friendship, creativity, teamwork.
Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.
Brainchild TV Poster Image
Smart, funny series teaches kid-friendly science concepts.
In Search of Greatness Movie Poster Image
Insightful sports docu connects passion, play to genius.
Crikey! It's the Irwins TV Poster Image
Croc hunter's legacy lives on in fun, cheerful family show.
Rainbow Rangers TV Poster Image
Unique friends combine character strengths to help others.
Best Worst Weekend Ever TV Poster Image
High school caper OK for tweens, deeper than it seems.