27 Funny Kids Movies That Will Have The Whole Family Laughing In 2023

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There is almost nothing better in the world than having the entire family get together for a fun and hilarious movie night. Grabbing the kids, getting the popcorn, and venturing off to a new adventure is an exciting and unforgettable experience, however, choosing the right movie that the whole family can enjoy is a bit of a challenge. Parents know the struggle of finding a film that will satisfy everyone from the littlest of children to the angsty of teens, luckily, this list of the best funny movies for kids will make that vetting process just a little bit easier, as everything here is undoubtedly a film the whole family will love. From the little ones to the bigger kids, tweens to teens and everything in between, these heartfelt and side-splitting romps will ensure everyone is having the best time at your next family movie night.

From incredible animated films like Shrek, Aladdin, The LEGO Movie, and Despicable Me that perfectly encapsulate rib-tickling humor that everyone from the youngest to the oldest children can enjoy to live-action romps that not only deliver the funnies, but also teach valuable lessons about family, respect, and love within films like Paddington, Matilda, School of Rock, and Freaky Friday, the best funny kids movies provide a blast that will keep the youngsters entertained and the teens on the edge of their seat. 

Vote up the funniest movies for kids, and don't forget to check out The Best Animated Movies of All Time and The 35 Best Scary Movies For Kids to get even more ideas of what to watch at the next family movie night.


  • Plot: In a universe where monsters of all shapes and sizes use children's screams as power, scare actors Mike Wazowski and James Sullivan have their worlds turned upside down when a human somehow enters their lives and they must do whatever it takes to get her back. This, of course, is only the beginning, as we soon find out that there is a much more nefarious plan being construed by the nefarious Randal Boggs, and he wants to get the child all for himself.

    Funniest Scene: James “Sully” Sullivan thinks Boo is being squished in a trash compactor and is progressively losing his mind.

    Who It's Best For: Little Kids, Big Kids, Tweens, and Teens

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  • Shrek
    Photo: Shrek / DreamWorks Pictures
    2
    9 votes

    Plot: Once upon a time in a land far, far away, there lived an ogre named Shrek who wanted nothing more than to be left alone. When the evil Lord Farquaad banishes all fairy tale creatures from his land, they make their way to Shrek's swamp and simply stay there, against his wishes. Now, Shrek and Donkey must travel to the Kingdom of Far Far Away, regrettably so, to help the creatures get their homes back. Shrek and Farquaad make a deal, Shrek must rescue a princess from a castle and the fairy tale creatures will be brought back. On this journey, Shrek and Donkey bond, and the lovely Princess Fiona isn't quite who she says she is.

    Funniest Part: Princess Fiona wanders the woods singing to herself when a bird tries to duet with her. As they sing, the bird can't quite reach the same notes as Fiona and unintentionally blows up.

    Who It's Best For: Big Kids, Tweens, and Teens

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  • 3
    14 votes

    Plot: When the McCallisters unintentionally leave their youngest child, Kevin, home alone while they go on a trip to Paris, this seems like a dream to the young man. Finally able to do whatever he wants, Kevin lives his best life, but what was initially a dream turns into a nightmare as two robbers target his house and want to break in. Luckily for Kevin, he has some tricks up his sleeve to make sure they can't.

    Funniest Part: Kevin fights off the bandits using homemade traps, weapons, and his genius brain, and even manages to get some spiders involved for mass chaos.

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  • 4
    15 votes

    Plot: Gru is a supervillain with an army of minions at his side, but he has been a bit down on his luck as of late as he hasn't quite been able to make the name for himself that he aspires to. With a plan to steal the moon, Gru adopts three little girls to unintentionally help him with his plan, but Gru begins to love the children as if they were truly his own, and they turn his entire life upside down. Now stuck between continuing the nefarious ways he has lived his entire life and becoming a better man for his children, Gru must find a balance that makes everyone happy.

    Funniest Part: Gru decides to teach a carnival worker a lesson when he makes one of his daughters cry by not giving her a fluffy unicorn she won.

    Who It's Best For: Little Kids, Big Kids, and Tweens

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  • 5
    15 votes

    Paddington

    Plot: After a devastating earthquake destroys his home in the Peruvian rainforest, a lost and lonely bear finds himself at a crossroads in life at Paddington station. Luckily for him, the bear, soon to be named Paddington, finds the Brown family, a loving and caring group of people who bring him in as if he was one of their own. With a new home and family by his side, only one thing stands between Paddington and his ultimate happiness, a crazed taxidermist who wants to stuff him and steal his hide.

    Funniest Scene: Paddington attempts to take a bath, and it all goes horribly wrong, nearly destroying the entire house.

    Who It's Best For: Little Kids, Big Kids, and Tweens

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  • Matilda
    Photo: Matilda
    6
    16 votes

    Plot: A young and gifted girl, in more ways than meets the eye, is forced to deal with terrible parents, bullying brothers, and a principal that wants her tortured all while she simply wants to learn and grow as a person. Luckily for Matilda, her special psychic powers come in handy as she goes on a mission to teach all those who are wicked in the world that she won't take the meanness lying down anymore.

    Funniest Scene: Matilda finally gets her comeuppance on the wicked and vile principal who has been making every child in Crunchem Hall Elementary's life miserable.

    Who It's Best For: Big Kids and Tweens

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