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The Best Family Movies of 2000  

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List of the best 2000 family movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. The films on this list can be enjoyed by everyone in your family, including children and grandparents. If you're looking for movies without swearing or violence, then these are great picks for you. These are all the family movies that defined the year 2000, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List features movies like Chicken Run and The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea. This isn't necessarily a list of all family movies from 2000, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones
The Emperor's New Groove is a 2000 American animated buddy comedy film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation, the 40th film in Disney's animated features canon. It was directed by Mark ...more

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Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard
This film is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by Dr. Seuss. It was the first Dr. ...more

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#127 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #129 of 347 The Best Movies Based On Bookslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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John Hurt, Jim Cummings, Kath Soucie
The Tigger Movie is a 2000 American animated musical comedy film co-written and directed by Jun Falkenstein. Part of the Winnie-the-Pooh series, this film features Pooh's friend Tigger in his ...more

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#294 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #218 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #24 of 58 The Best Disney Movies Starring Animals

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Glenn Close, Ioan Gruffudd, GĂ©rard Depardieu
102 Dalmatians is a 2000 family comedy film directed by Kevin Lima in his live action directorial debut and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the sequel to the 1996 film 101 Dalmatians and ...more

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Clancy Brown, Buddy Hackett, Tara Strong
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea is a 2000 Disney animated feature film and direct-to-video sequel to the 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid. Directed by Jim Kammerud and Brian Smith, ...more

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Blue's Big Musical Movie Ray Charles, Aleisha Allen, Steve Burns
Blue's Big Musical Movie is a 2000 American direct-to-video film based on the Blue's Clues television series, and acted as the first full length musical film for the character of Blue the Dog. ...more
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Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn, Sean Hayes
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins is a 2000 Disney animated direct-to-video film that acts as a pilot to the television series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. Set in the ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard
Dinosaur is a 2000 American live-action/computer-animated science fiction adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation with The Secret Lab, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more

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#164 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #75 of 87 Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Mostfeaturing The Greatest Dinosaur Characters of All Time

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Kevin Zegers, Brandi Chastain, Alexander Ludwig
Air Bud: World Pup is the third film in the Air Bud series. It was the first Air Bud movie to be filmed without Buddy, the canine star of the first two films; Buddy died after production of the ...more

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Frank Welker, E.G. Daily, Rob Paulsen
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman is a 2000 animated horror-themed direct-to-video film, produced by Bagdasarian Productions and Universal Cartoon Studios, distributed by Universal ...more
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Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton
Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. Chicken Run received positive ...more

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#109 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #1,005 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #423 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

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Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Frankie Muniz
My Dog Skip is a 2000 film, directed by Jay Russell. It is based on the autobiographical book My Dog Skip by Willie Morris. The movie was released March 3, 2000. The movie recounts a few ...more

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#80 of 291 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #47 of 80 The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books #58 of 198 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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Mark Hamill, Frank Welker, Kevin Michael Richardson
Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders is the third of a series of direct-to-video animated films based upon the Scooby-Doo Saturday morning cartoons. It was released on October 3, 2000, and it was ...more
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Jonathan Lipnicki, Anna Popplewell, Richard E. Grant
The Little Vampire is a 2000 comedy horror film based on the children's book series of the same name by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.
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Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is a 2000 American live-action/animated adventure comedy film produced by Universal Pictures, based on the television cartoon The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show ...more

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Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy, Matthew Perry
Disney's The Kid is a 2000 American comedy-drama fantasy film, directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Audrey Wells. It stars Bruce Willis and Spencer Breslin, with Emily Mortimer, Lily ...more

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#130 of 139 The Best Disney Live-Action Movies #42 of 99 The Best Bruce Willis Movieslisted on List of Silent Movies

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Elton John, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh
The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David ...more

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#91 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #104 of 261 The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kidslisted on The Best Soundtracks and Scores by Elton John

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Joan Rivers, Betty White, Angela Bassett
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale is a 2000 family film directed by Dereck Joubert.
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Julia Sweeney, Judge Reinhold, Frank Gorshin
Beethoven's 3rd is the second sequel to the 1992 film, Beethoven. Additionally, this is the third installment in the Beethoven film series. It is the first film to be released directly to video. ...more
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Brenda Song, Spencer Breslin, Bill Fagerbakke
The Ultimate Christmas Present is a 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Brenda Song and Hallee Hirsh. It premiered December 1, 2000 on Disney Channel as part of their Christmas season.
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Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Janeane Garofalo
Titan A.E. is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. The title refers to the spacecraft central to the plot, with A.E. ...more

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Lindsay Lohan, Tyra Banks, Jere Burns
Life-Size is a 2000 made-for-TV film directed by Mark Rosman and originally premiered on ABC. It was released to DVD and VHS in the same year. The film is a family comic fantasy starring Lindsay ...more
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Kaley Cuoco, Laura Vandervoort, Robert Ri'chard
Alley Cats Strike! is a 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie. It premiered on March 18, 2000.

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Once Upon a Christmas Kathy Ireland, Kirsten Prout, John Dye
Once Upon a Christmas is a 2000 family film directed by Tibor Takács. It stars Kathy Ireland, John Dye, and Mary Donnely-Haskell. The filming location was in Vancouver, British Columbia. ...more
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Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Robert Miano
Our Lips Are Sealed is a 2000 direct-to-video film featuring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The film was set and filmed in Sydney, Australia.