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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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for Preschool Kids
Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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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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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 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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Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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

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

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Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Ratatouille Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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

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

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Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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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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Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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

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Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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The Lego Movie Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie

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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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Pinocchio Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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Peter Pan June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

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Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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

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

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

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The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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

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Chicken Run Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton

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Tarzan Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

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

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Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone