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

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    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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    Bambi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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

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    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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    The Fox and the Hound is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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    Happy Feet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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    Around the World in 80 Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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

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    Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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

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    June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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


    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

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    The Santa Clause 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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    Oliver & Company is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin

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    Rugrats in Paris: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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

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    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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    Return to Never Land is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Frank Welker, Dan Castellaneta, Jim Cummings

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


    Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka

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

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    Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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

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    Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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

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    June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

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    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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    Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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


    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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

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    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    Mulan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The S... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

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


    Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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    Horton Hears a Who! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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


    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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    Homeward Bound: The Incredible... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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    Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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    The Many Adventures of Winnie ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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    Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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    One Hundred and One Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

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    The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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    The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard

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