Kids Movies The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies  

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You're never too young to learn about earth stewardship. That's where these environmentally friendly kids movies come in. The best eco-friendly kids movies teach children about the world around them, and feature memorable characters determined to protect their personal realms. This is a list of the greatest environmentally friendly kids children's movies including everything from Ice Age: The Meltdown to Bambi to Happy Feet.

What films will you find on this list of eco friendly childrens movies? In the 2011 film The Muppets, felt-covered favorites including Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Fozzie Bear band together to stop an oil tycoon from drilling straight through their theater. WALL-E is another good kids movie with a powerful environmental message. In The Lorax, the title character speaks for the trees as they are cleared in the name of production. Other good eco friendly movies for kids include Finding Nemo, Brother Bear, and Rio.

Which eco friendly children's movies do you like the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and add any flicks that are missing.

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FernGully: The Last Rainforest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
FernGully: The Last Rainforest Robin Williams, Tim Curry, Christian Slater FernGully: The Last Rainforest is a 1992 Australian-American animated fantasy environmental film directed by Bill Kroyer. It was produced by Peter Faiman and Wayne Young, with the screenplay ...more

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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more

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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more

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Free Willy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
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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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Bee Movie Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Brother Bear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Brother Bear Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 44th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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Bambi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King Bambi is a 1942 American animated drama film directed by David Hand, produced by Walt Disney and based on the book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Austrian author Felix Salten. The film was ...more

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The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
The Lorax Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Betty White Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a 2012 American computer-animated 3D musical fantasy comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment and based on Dr. Seuss' children's book of the same name. The film ...more

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Ice Age: The Meltdown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Ice Age: The Meltdown Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter Ice Age: The Meltdown is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2002 computer-animated film Ice Age. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century ...more

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Fly Away Home is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
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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Rio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Rio Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch Rio is a 2011 animated adventure comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha and written by Don Rhymer.

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March of the Penguins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
March of the Penguins Romane Bohringer, Charles Berling, Jules Sitruk March of the Penguins is a 2005 French nature documentary film directed and co-written by Luc Jacquet, and co-produced by Bonne Pioche and the National Geographic Society. The documentary ...more

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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Charles Napier Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was produced by DreamWorks Animation and released by DreamWorks Pictures. It follows the adventures of a ...more

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Happy Feet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation ...more

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The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin.

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Over the Hedge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell Over the Hedge is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film based on the characters from the United Media comic strip of the same name. Directed by Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick, and ...more

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Hoot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Hoot Logan Lerman, Jimmy Buffett, Robert Wagner Hoot is a 2006 American family comedy film, based on Carl Hiaasen's novel of the same name. It was written and directed by Wil Shriner, and produced by New Line Cinema and Walden Media. The film ...more

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Pom Poko is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Pom Poko Megumi Hayashibara, Shincho Kokontei III, Akira Kamiya Pom Poko is a 1994 Japanese animated fantasy film, the eighth written and directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli. Consistent with Japanese folklore, the tanuki are portrayed as ...more

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Open Season is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Open Season Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi. The ...more

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Epic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Epic Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Seyfried, Steven Tyler Leaf Men is a 2013 animation film written by Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, James V. Hart, William Joyce and Daniel Shere and directed by Chris Wedge.

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Whale Rider is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Whale Rider Cliff Curtis, Keisha Castle-Hughes, John Sumner Whale Rider is a 2002 New Zealand-German drama film directed by Niki Caro, based on the novel of the same name by Witi Ihimaera. The film stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Kahu Paikea Apirana, a ...more

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Born Free is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eco-Friendly Kids Movies
Born Free Geoffrey Keen, Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna Born Free is a 1966 Technicolor British drama film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson, a real-life couple who raised Elsa the Lioness, an orphaned lion cub, to ...more