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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for Preschool Kids
Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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

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Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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

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

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Ratatouille Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

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

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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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The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

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

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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

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

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

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Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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

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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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The Lego Movie Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie

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

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

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

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Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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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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Chicken Run Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton

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

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The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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

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

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Hercules Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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

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Peter Pan June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

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Tarzan Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

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

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

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Rio Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone

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Rango Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina