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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    WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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    Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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    Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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

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    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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


    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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

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    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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

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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

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

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    June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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    A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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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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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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

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    Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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

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    Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

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    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

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

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    The Santa Clause 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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

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    Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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


    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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


    Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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

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    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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

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    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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    Spy Kids is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino

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

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    Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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    One Hundred and One Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 41 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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    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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    Happy Feet is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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


    Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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

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    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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

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    Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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

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    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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

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    Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

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


    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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