Film The Best '90s Family Movies  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite family films that were released in the 1990s.

"You're killin' me, Smalls!" That's just one of the many lines you'll be reciting as you vote on this list of best 1990s family movies. With so many hilarious and quotable films, it's really hard to say what the best 90's family movie is. That's why we created this list- so you can vote for your favorite 90s family movies

Home Alone, starring Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci, is one of the most iconic Christmas family movie of the 90s. Not only does it have Kevin's iconic scream, but it was nominated for several Oscars as well. It's a classic Christmas movie, but it's definitely fun to watch year round. 

Or maybe The Sandlot is the greatest 90s family movie of all time. A bunch of rascally kids have a summer they'll never forget in this great blockbuster hit. With so many memorable moments (this movie taught you not to chew dip and go on amusement park rides), The Sandlot surely deserves to be towards the top of this list of the best family movies of the 1990s.

Which of the films below is your favorite? Upvote the top 90's family movie (in your opinion), and add a movie to the list if it's missing.

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The Sandlot James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen The Sandlot, also known as The Sandlot Kids, is a 1993 American coming-of-age film Comedy directed by David M. Evans, which tells the story of a group of young baseball players during the summer ...more

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more

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Mrs. Doubtfire Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy film, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field and based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. It was directed by Chris Columbus and ...more

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The Mighty Ducks Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli The Mighty Ducks is a 1992 American sports comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, starring Emilio Estevez. It was produced by Avnet–Kerner Productions and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more

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The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
The Santa Clause Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ...more

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Cool Runnings John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau Cool Runnings is a 1993 American sports film directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba and John Candy. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It is the second film in the Home Alone series ...more

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Little Giants Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Little Giants is a 1994 family sports comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill as brothers in a small Ohio town, coaching rival Pee-Wee Football teams.

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey is a 1993 American remake of the 1963 film The Incredible Journey, which was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sheila Burnford. Directed ...more

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101 Dalmatians Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels 101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Stephen Herek. It is the second adaptation of Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One ...more

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Flubber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
Flubber Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les Mayfield. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and stars Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, ...more

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Free Willy Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes ...more

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The Secret Garden Maggie Smith, Irène Jacob, Kate Maberly Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Secret Garden is a 1993 British drama fantasy film directed by Agnieszka Holland and starring Kate Maberly, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott, John Lynch and Maggie Smith. It was written by ...more

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George of the Jungle Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures with Mandeville Films and originally released ...more

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Heavy Weights Ben Stiller, Jerry Stiller, Judd Apatow Heavyweights is a 1995 comedy film directed by Steven Brill and co-written by Brill with Judd Apatow. Heavyweights is about a fat camp for kids that is taken over by a fitness guru named Tony

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A Little Princess Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli A Little Princess is a 1995 drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, and Vanessa Lee Chester. Set during World War I, it focuses on ...more

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Dr. Dolittle Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more

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Jack is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
Jack Jennifer Lopez, Robin Williams, Diane Lane Jack is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Jennifer Lopez, Fran Drescher, Bill Cosby, and Brian Kerwin. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Williams ...more

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Jingle All the Way is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Family Movies
Jingle All the Way Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman Jingle All the Way is a 1996 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad, with Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, James ...more

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Tom and Huck Rachael Leigh Cook, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro Tom and Huck is a 1995 American adventure film based on Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro, Mike McShane, and Amy Wright. The film ...more

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Man of the House Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett, Jonathan Taylor Thomas Man of the House is a 1995 comedy film starring Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett and Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Marking Thomas' motion picture debut, this Disney comedy is about a boy who must come to ...more

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Fly Away Home Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Jeff Daniels Fly Away Home is a 1996 family drama film directed by Carroll Ballard. The film stars Anna Paquin, Jeff Daniels and Dana Delany. The film was released on September 13, 1996 by Columbia Pictures. ...more

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Jack Frost Michael Keaton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kelly Preston Jack Frost is a 1998 Christmas comedy fantasy drama film, starring Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston. Keaton stars as the title character, a man who dies in a car accident and comes back to life ...more

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Wild America Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Frances Fisher Wild America is a 1997 adventure comedy film directed by William Dear, written by David Michael Wieger, and starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa and Scott Bairstow.

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A Kid in King Arthur's Court Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig, Ron Moody A Kid in King Arthur's Court is a 1995 Disney family film directed by Michael Gottlieb. It is based on the famous Mark Twain novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, transplanted into ...more

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The Big Green Steve Guttenberg, Olivia d'Abo, Jay O. Sanders The Big Green is a 1995 Walt Disney Pictures film starring Steve Guttenberg and Olivia d'Abo, written and directed by Holly Goldberg Sloan. It also stars Bug Hall, Chauncey Leopardi, and Patrick ...more

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Zeus and Roxanne Steve Guttenberg, Arnold Vosloo, Kathleen Quinlan Zeus and Roxanne is a 1997 family comedy/adventure film directed by George T. Miller. The film revolves around the friendship between the title characters, a dog and a dolphin, respectively. The ...more

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The Amazing Panda Adventure Stephen Lang, Isabella Hofmann, Daniella Evangelista The Amazing Panda Adventure is a 1995 family adventure film about a 10-year old American boy called Ryan Tyler, who travels to China. This film was released by Warner Bros. under the Family ...more

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North Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus North is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner and starring an ensemble cast including Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates, Faith Ford, ...more