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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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jsnungaray added Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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1,051 125
Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
jsnungaray added Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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194 7
Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
jsnungaray added Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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183 146
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but chickens double d added Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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293 288
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but chickens double d added The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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387 476
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Beauty and the Beast Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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284 379
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Alice in Wonderland Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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247 327
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but chickens double d added Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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189 182
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but chickens double d added Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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200 196
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The Land Before Time Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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308 375
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Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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184 176
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but chickens double d added Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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437 675
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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149 142
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but chickens double d added The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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193 203
Shrek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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373 478
Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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248 310
Up is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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283 276
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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127 122
Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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207 377
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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252 277
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but chickens double d added Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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214 233
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but chickens double d added Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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136 133
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but chickens double d added One Hundred and One Dalmatians Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

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133 133
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but chickens double d added Ice Age Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski

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116 112
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but chickens double d added Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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147 149
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but chickens double d added The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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167 206
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but chickens double d added Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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194 245
Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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167 181
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but chickens double d added Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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144 155
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but chickens double d added A Bug's Life Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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222 336
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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144 181
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but chickens double d added WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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123 154
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but chickens double d added Night at the Museum Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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180 206
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but chickens double d added Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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113 113
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but chickens double d added The Aristocats Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

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213 286
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Charlotte's Web Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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94 95
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but chickens double d added The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

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133 145
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but chickens double d added The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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217 293
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Dumbo Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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175 234
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but chickens double d added Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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but chickens double d added Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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118 126
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but chickens double d added Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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172 233
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Hercules Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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93 95
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but chickens double d added The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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210 254
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Pocahontas Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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134 151
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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90 93
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but chickens double d added The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones