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List Rules 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 Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
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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Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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

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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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Alice in Wonderland Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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The Land Before Time Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

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Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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

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Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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Alvin and the Chipmunks Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
The Goonies Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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Up is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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Ice Age Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski

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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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

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The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

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Night at the Museum Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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

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Pocahontas Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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The Aristocats Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

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Dumbo Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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

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

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Hercules Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow