Children's Stuff The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love  

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There's nothing like popping up some popcorn, gathering the family on the couch, and enjoying a movie together. The top classic family movies feature uplifting storylines where good triumphs over evil and everyone lives happily ever after. This is a list of the greatest classic family films including everything from The Sound of Music to Bedknobs and Broomsticks to Charlotte's Web.

What films will you find on this list of beloved old children's movies? The Wizard of Oz invites kids of all ages to sing along with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they “follow the yellow brick road” to The Emerald City. The Wicked Witch can be a bit scary for young children, but Glinda the Good Witch represents kindness throughout the film. The Parent Trap is another fun movie to watch with the entire family. The Muppet Movie finds Kermit and his friends traveling to California to find success in show business. Other good classics featured on this list include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Swiss Family Robinson, and The Apple Dumpling Gang.

Which movies are your favorites to watch with the whole family? Give the best classic films a thumbs up and please add any great options that are missing.

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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Wizard Of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Sound Of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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Annie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Annie Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Charlotte's Web Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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The Parent Trap is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Parent Trap Maureen O'Hara, John Mills, Hayley Mills

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Alice In Wonderland Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, W. C. Fields

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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Pippi Longstocking is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Pippi Longstocking Catherine O'Hara, Dave Thomas, Samuel Fröler

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Pete's Dragon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Pete's Dragon Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Muppet Movie Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Old Yeller Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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Swiss Family Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Swiss Family Robinson John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Tommy Kirk

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Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Singin' In The Rain Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno

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Pollyanna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Pollyanna Jane Wyman, Karl Malden, Hayley Mills

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Bedknobs And Broomsticks Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsyth

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Oliver! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Oliver! Oliver Reed, Leonard Rossiter, Hugh Griffith

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Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Escape To Witch Mountain Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland

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Babes in Toyland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Babes In Toyland Lacey Chabert, Christopher Plummer, Charles Nelson Reilly

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Bright Eyes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Bright Eyes Shirley Temple, Jane Withers, James Dunn

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The Music Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Music Man Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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The Apple Dumpling Gang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Apple Dumpling Gang Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Bill Bixby

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National Velvet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
National Velvet Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Angela Lansbury

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The Absent-Minded Professor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Absent-Minded Professor Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees

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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Lucinda Gonzalez added Bee Movie Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock

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The Adventures of Milo and Oti... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
The Adventures Of Milo And Otis Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyugushi

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Li'l Abner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love
Li'l Abner Julie Newmar, Stella Stevens, Valerie Harper