The Best Kids Movies of 2013 Films

The Best Kids Movies of 2013

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List of the best kids movies of 2013, as ranked by film critics and movie lovers. Finding movies that are appropriate for children can be a difficult task for any responsible parent. Since movies can often guide the way a kid thinks about the world, it’s important for parents to find family films that have appropriate content, which includes a strong moral center,language fit for children, and little to no violence. These sorts of kid-friendly films can be tough to find, but in 2013 there were plenty of great options that were perfect for children and the whole family to watch together.

 

The films featured on this list are perfectly appropriate for all ages, from young children who love familiar characters to older people who are interested in new stories. Many of the kid movies released in 2013 consisted of sequels, prequels, and other familiar stories, with films like Despicable Me 2, Monsters University, and Oz The Great and Powerful. While a lot of these films were animated, there were also a lot of live action films with heartwarming family moments.

 

What are the best kids movies of 2013? This list includes the top films from 2013 that children will love and parents will feel safe letting them watch again and again.


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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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    Monsters University

    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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    Epic

    Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Seyfried, Steven Tyler

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    The Croods

    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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    Oz the Great and Powerful

    Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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    Turbo

    Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds

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    Katy Perry, Lil Wayne, Christina Ricci

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    Thor: The Dark World

    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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    Planes

    Teri Hatcher, Val Kilmer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, James Caan

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    Man of Steel

    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    Free Birds

    Amy Poehler, Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson

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    Saving Mr. Banks

    Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson

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    Ender's Game

    Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis

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    Escape from Planet Earth

    Jessica Alba, Sofía Vergara, Sarah Jessica Parker

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen

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    Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

    Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

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    The Book Thief

    Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Heike Makatsch

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    Walking with Dinosaurs

    Karl Urban, Justin Long, John Leguizamo

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    From up on Poppy Hill

    Masami Nagasawa, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yuriko Ishida

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    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

    Tara Strong, Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr

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    Grace Unplugged

    Grace Unplugged AJ Michalka, Kevin Pollak, James Denton

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