film The Best Family Movies of 2006  

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List of the best 2006 family movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. The films on this list can be enjoyed by everyone in your family, including children and grandparents. If you're looking for movies without swearing or violence, then these are great picks for you. These are all the family movies that defined the year 2006, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

Movies here include everything from Cars to Happy Feet. This isn't necessarily a list of all family movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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Night at the Museum Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

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Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray, Tim Curry

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Brother Bear 2 Mandy Moore, Patrick Dempsey, Wanda Sykes

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The Fox and the Hound 2 Patrick Swayze, Reba McEntire, Jeff Foxworthy

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Air Buddies Abigail Breslin, Michael Clarke Duncan, Molly Shannon

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High School Musical Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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Charlotte's Web Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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Monster House Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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The Shaggy Dog Robert Downey Jr., Tim Allen, Danny Glover

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The Pink Panther Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham

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Eight Below Paul Walker, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs

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Flicka Maria Bello, Tim McGraw, Armie Hammer

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RV Robin Williams, Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Hutchersonm

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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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Arthur and the Invisibles Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro

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Aquamarine Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton

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Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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The Ultimate Gift Abigail Breslin, James Garner, Brian Dennehy

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The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider

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Barnyard Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

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Ice Age: The Meltdown Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter

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Cow Belles Aly Michalka, Christian Serratos, AJ Michalka

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Return to Halloweentown Debbie Reynolds, Sara Paxton, Summer Bishil

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Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta

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Nacho Libre Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare

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The Wild William Shatner, Kiefer Sutherland, Miss Coco Peru

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Saving Shiloh Taylor Momsen, Gerald McRaney, Scott Wilson

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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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Curious George Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell, Ariel Winter

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Eragon Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons

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Deck the Halls Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Broderick

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Read It and Weep Danielle Panabaker, Allison Scagliotti, Kay Panabaker

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Akeelah and the Bee Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer

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Vivah Anupam Kher, Shahid Kapoor, Amrita Rao - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Dr. Dolittle 3 Raven-Symoné, Gary Busey, Norm Macdonald

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Flushed Away Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen

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Drake & Josh Go Hollywood Miranda Cosgrove, Drake Bell, Josh Peck

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Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers Mark Hamill, Wallace Shawn, Kathy Najimy

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Church Ball Gary Coleman, Clint Howard, Fred Willard

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The Ant Bully Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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Unaccompanied Minors Kristen Wiig, Mindy Kaling, Teri Garr

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Rasathanthram Mohanlal, Meera Jasmine, Jagathy Sreekumar

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Stormbreaker Mickey Rourke, Ewan McGregor, Alicia Silverstone

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Everyone's Hero Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné

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Doogal Kylie Minogue, Whoopi Goldberg, Chevy Chase