The Very Best Children's Movies Films

The Very Best Children's Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Children's films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

Kid's movies list--all of the best films for children that were ever made, including classics like E.T. and more recent kid's movies like Finding Nemo. Find out which of your favorite kid and family-friendly movies are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This children's movie list is a great reference if you're looking for something to watch with the whole family tonight. This list of children's films also contains children's movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film.

These are the best children's movies of all time!

These are the top films in the children's genre. You know, movies for kids, or "children's cinema." "Children's Cinema" is made up. Totally not a real thing.

This list contains movies like The Lion King, and Finding Nemo.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these children's movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theaters for the first time, this is a list of good children's movies that can be helpful in any situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest children's movies, here is the full children's movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Children\'s movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Danny DeVito and Robert Rodriguez.

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    Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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    Despicable Me 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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    Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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    Around the World in 80 Days is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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    Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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    Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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    Hercules is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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    Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard

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    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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    Mulan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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    A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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    Oliver & Company is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin

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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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    Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    Tangled is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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    101 Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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    Horton Hears a Who! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher

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    Bambi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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    The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

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    Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

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    The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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    Spy Kids is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino

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    Over the Hedge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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    Rugrats in Paris: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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    Coraline is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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    The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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    Kiki's Delivery Service is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka

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    Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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    The Santa Clause 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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    Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The S... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

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    Return to Never Land is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Frank Welker, Dan Castellaneta, Jim Cummings

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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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    The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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