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

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    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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    Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 7 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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

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    Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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

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    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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    Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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

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    Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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


    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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

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    Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

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    The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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    The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

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

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    Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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

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    June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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


    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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


    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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


    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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


    Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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

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    Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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

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    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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


    Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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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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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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    Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese

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    Oliver & Company is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin

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    Return to Never Land is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Frank Welker, Dan Castellaneta, Jim Cummings

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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


    Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer

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


    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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


    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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    The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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

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    Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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    Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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


    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The S... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

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