family The Best Movies for Preschool Kids  

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The films on this list of the best movies for preschoolers have been ranked by the community as the greatest for this age group. Movies for preschoolers are simple, colorful, and fun, with recognizable characters and catchy songs. What are the best movies for preschoolers? 
 
This list features the best movies for preschoolers, many of which are also great for children of any age! The best films for preschool age kids will stimulate their brain by including a storyline that a child can understand (stories about animals are great) and usually feature music, which is a great way to get your preschoolers singing and dancing along with his or her favorite furry friends in these films.
 
These movies are the best films that preschoolers will love and this list includes kids movies like Toy Story, Up, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Frozen, Shrek, The Lion King, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, and The Wizard of Oz. Vote up the best movies that your preschooler loves or add a film you think is great but isn't already on the list.

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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for Preschool Kids
Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for Preschool Kids
Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

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Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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Beauty and the Beast Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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Lilo & Stitch Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson

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The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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Ratatouille Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

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The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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The Brave Little Toaster Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz, Joe Ranft

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Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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A Bug's Life Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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The Sound of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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The Lego Movie Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie

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Pinocchio Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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How to Train Your Dragon Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge

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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie Cam Clarke, Yuri Lowenthal, Brian K. Roberts

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham

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Peter Pan June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

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Chicken Run Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton

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The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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Tarzan Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

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Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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The Care Bears Movie Mickey Rooney, Melleny Brown, Cree Summer

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The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

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Hercules Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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Rio Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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James and the Giant Peach Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone