parenting The Very Best Children's Movies  

Reference
Originally by
41.1k votes 2.5k voters 166.9k views 184 items Embed

List Rules Vote for your personal favorite Children's films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

Kid's movies list--all of the best films for children that were ever made, including classics like E.T. and more recent kid's movies like Finding Nemo. Find out which of your favorite kid and family-friendly movies are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This children's movie list is a great reference if you're looking for something to watch with the whole family tonight. This list of children's films also contains children's movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film.

These are the best children's movies of all time!

These are the top films in the children's genre. You know, movies for kids, or "children's cinema." "Children's Cinema" is made up. Totally not a real thing.

This list contains movies like The Lion King, and Finding Nemo.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these children's movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theaters for the first time, this is a list of good children's movies that can be helpful in any situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest children's movies, here is the full children's movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Children\'s movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Danny DeVito and Robert Rodriguez.

list ordered by

1
1,235 125
Ranker Video
jsnungaray added Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

The Best Children's Museums in the World The Greatest Harry Potter Characters, Ranked

2
1,062 141
Ranker Video
jsnungaray added Despicable Me Franchise

3
197 153
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

4
308 295
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

5
403 479
Ranker Video
Beauty and the Beast Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

6
197 186
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

7
192 180
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

8
205 199
Ranker Video
The Land Before Time Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

9
155 147
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

10
290 280
Ranker Video
Alvin and the Chipmunks Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

11
294 383
Ranker Video
Alice in Wonderland Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

12
135 126
Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

13
315 378
Ranker Video
Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

14
122 114
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

15
142 136
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added One Hundred and One Dalmatians Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

7 Facts That Will Ruin Your Favorite Childhood Films The Most Rewatchable Movies

16
140 137
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Ice Age Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski

17
258 279
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

18
197 207
Shrek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

19
220 235
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

20
152 152
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

21
292 396
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Toy Story Franchise

22
379 481
Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

23
253 313
Up is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

24
119 114
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Aristocats Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

25
445 676
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

26
172 208
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

27
170 182
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

28
199 247
Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added Monsters University Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

29
382 642
Ranker Video
Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

The Best Kids & Family Movies On Amazon Prime Things You Should Know How to Do Before You Turn 30

30
137 145
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

31
426 720
Ranker Video
Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

32
107 107
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

33
97 96
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

34
145 158
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added A Bug's Life Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

35
94 94
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

36
147 182
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

37
127 156
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Night at the Museum Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

38
120 128
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

39
106 112
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Sleeping Beauty Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

40
172 176
Ranker Video
101 Dalmatians Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

41
96 97
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

42
194 205
Ranker Video
Madagascar Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

43
83 82
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

The Best Board Games for Kids 7-12 The Best Animated TV Shows Since 2015

44
214 255
Ranker Video
Pocahontas Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

45
105 112
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

46
89 91
The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies
but chickens double d added The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

47
221 293
Ranker Video
Dumbo Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

48
88 91
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Horton Hears a Who! Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher

49
110 115
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

50
99 105
Ranker Video
but chickens double d added Pinocchio Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro