film The Best Adventure Movies for Kids  

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List of best kids adventure movies. What are the top kids adventure movies? This is a list of the best kids adventure movies to watch that'll please the whole family. With a mix of new and old movies, you'll sure to have the adventure of a lifetime, if only for a couple hours. Looking for family-friendly adventure movies? This is a list of kid-friendly films to watch now. 

Kids these days are more tuned in than ever before. Not only do they want stellar graphics and visually stunning images, they also want a great story to follow along. This is why today movies are geared not only toward children, but for the family as a whole. Wondering what movie to watch for the next family movie night? Check out an action-adventure film that the whole family will love, and don't shy away from those animated films. Today, with CGI and other effects, even animated movies are stepping up their game and becoming more popular than ever before among more than just children. 

What are the top adventure movies for kids (and parents too)? This list ranks the best kids adventure movies, with classic and new hits that the whole family can enjoy together.  Also be sure to check out which of these movies are available on Netflix for kids.

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The Goonies Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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The NeverEnding Story Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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How to Train Your Dragon Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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The Parent Trap Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

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Bolt Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Maleficent Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Juno Temple

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The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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Cars 2 Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave

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Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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The Karate Kid Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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Spirited Away Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki

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Hook Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Robin Williams

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

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Oz the Great and Powerful Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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Angela Falzon added Explorers Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, James Cromwell

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Planes Teri Hatcher, Val Kilmer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Hugo Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

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Epic Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Seyfried, Steven Tyler

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas

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Rio 2 Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Bruno Mars

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Donal Dunne added Earth to Echo Mary Pat Gleason, Jason Gray-Stanford, Astro

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman Stephen Colbert, Lake Bell, Ariel Winter

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

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The Last Airbender Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Seychelle Gabriel

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Lego Atlantis: The Movie Jeff Bennett, Bruce Boxleitner, Rachael MacFarlane