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

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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

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    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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

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    Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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

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    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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

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    Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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

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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 13 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) 14 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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

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    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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


    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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


    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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

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    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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

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    Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

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

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    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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    Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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    One Hundred and One Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 26 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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    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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    Bambi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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


    Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka

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

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    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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    Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 32 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) 33 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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

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    June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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


    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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    Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 36 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 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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

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    Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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


    Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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


    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino

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

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    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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


    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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    G-Force is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

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


    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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    Return to Never Land is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Frank Welker, Dan Castellaneta, Jim Cummings

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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


    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

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