The Best Family Movies of 2013 Films

The Best Family Movies of 2013

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List Criteria: Only family-friendly films released in 2013

List of the best family movies of 2013, as ranked by film critics and movie enthusiasts. Going to the movies a great way for the entire family to get together and simultaneously enjoy something wonderful. However,choosing a movie that every member of the family can watch is much more difficult. While the younger kids need to see a movie that is age appropriate,without bad language or sex, the older members of the family don’t want to seea film that is only fun for babies. Finding the right family friendly movie is a balancing act because the film should be fun for both kids and adults.

 

This list is the answer to the question, “What are the top family friendly movies of 2013?” If you’re in the mood for an animated feature, Despicable Me 2, The Croods, and Frozen are all full of entertainment for every age. For familiar characters, superhero movies like Man of Steel and Thor are always fun. Other films like The Book Thief and Saving Mr. Banks are heartwarming entertainment for any type of movie lover.

 

The films on this list are each appropriate for any sort of family, from those who love familiar characters in sequels or who enjoy watching a completely new, enthralling story. To vote on more films, check out Ranker's list of the best movies of 2013.


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    Frozen


    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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    Despicable Me 2


    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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    - 16
    Monsters University


    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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    - 20
    The Croods


    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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    + 41
    - 16
    Oz the Great and Powerful


    Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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    + 33
    - 12
    Saving Mr. Banks


    Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson

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    + 26
    - 14
    Turbo


    Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds

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    + 34
    - 24
    Epic


    Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Seyfried, Steven Tyler

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    - 25
    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug


    Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen

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    + 28
    - 23
    Thor: The Dark World


    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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    + 28
    - 26
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire


    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson

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    + 15
    - 7


    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, James Caan

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    + 28
    - 28
    Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

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    Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

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    + 28
    - 24
    The Smurfs 2


    Katy Perry, Lil Wayne, Christina Ricci

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  15. 15
    + 21
    - 27
    Planes


    Teri Hatcher, Val Kilmer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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  16. 16
    + 16
    - 22
    Ender's Game


    Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis

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    - 29
    Man of Steel


    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    + 17
    - 25
    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty


    Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig

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    - 15
    Free Birds


    Amy Poehler, Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson

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    Neil Patrick Harris

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    + 10
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    Beautiful Creatures


    Emmy Rossum, Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons

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    + 9
    - 22
    Escape from Planet Earth


    Jessica Alba, Sofía Vergara, Sarah Jessica Parker

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    + 7
    - 19
    Walking with Dinosaurs


    Karl Urban, Justin Long, John Leguizamo

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    + 12
    - 19
    The Book Thief


    Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Heike Makatsch

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    + 9
    - 19
    Grace Unplugged


    Grace Unplugged AJ Michalka, Kevin Pollak, James Denton

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    + 6
    - 18
    The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone


    Mark Dacascos, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong

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    + 6
    - 25
    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls


    Tara Strong, Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr

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