culture The Best Movies for Toddlers  

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If you have a toddler you know that entertaining them (and keeping up with them) can be a full time job! Fortunately, the film industry has released some great toddler friendly movies to keep your little one’s brain stimulated, and to give you a much needed break during the day. These best films for toddlers are colorful and simple, but will capture their imaginations and hold their attention. What are the best movies for toddlers?
 
This list has the best movies for toddlers, many of which are also great for other children of any age! The best movies for a toddler will stimulate their brain by including a storyline that a child can understand (stories about animals are great), are often animated, and usually feature music, which is great to get your toddler singing and dancing along with his or her favorite characters.
 
This list features the best movies for toddlers, including Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Madagascar, The Lion King, Finding Nemo, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Toy Story, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The Red Balloon, and The Brave Little Toaster. Vote up the best movies toddlers will love below or add one your toddler loves that isn't already on the list.
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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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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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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for Toddlers
Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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

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Curious George Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell, Ariel Winter

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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

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Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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

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Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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Ratatouille Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

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Up is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for Toddlers
Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for Toddlers
Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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Finding Dory Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks

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

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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

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Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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Dumbo Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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Rio Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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

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Cars 2 Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave

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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Vanessa L. Williams, Mandy Patinkin, Frank Oz

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Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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Ponyo Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro

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

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Charlotte's Web Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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Madagascar Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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The Iron Giant Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman

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

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

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Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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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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Shark Tale Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith

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

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Angelina Ballerina: The Shining Star Trophy Judi Dench, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt

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My Little Pony: The Movie Danny DeVito, Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn

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The Secret Garden Maggie Smith, Irène Jacob, Kate Maberly

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ParaNorman Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter

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Lassie Michelle Williams, Helen Slater, Richard Farnsworth