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Good Movies for 4-Year-Olds

Updated September 28, 2020 8.8k votes 2.0k voters 190.1k views40 items

List RulesVote up the best films appropriate for a four year old to watch.

This list has awesome and entertaining movies for 4 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 4 year olds come in many forms and from many genres. Some great movies for four year olds to watch are live action classics while other good films for four year olds are beloved animated movies. It should come as no surprise that Disney and Pixar are responsible for many of the top films for 4 year olds.

What films are ranked on this best movies for 4 year olds list? They are movies that balance humor and education with some great CGI to boot. But the bet movies for four year olds tend to have some great jokes for adults as well. Be sure to vote up the movies that you would share with your own 4 year old and vote down any that other parents should avoid.

Which film do you think is the best for preschoolers? Look below to discover the best movie for a four year olds of all time!

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    Ballerina (titled Leap! in the United States) is a 2016 English-language internationally... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button


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    Inside Out

    ActorsAmy Poehler, Diane Lane, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Lewis Black

    Directed byPete Docter

    Inside Out is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Pete Docter.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Tinker Bell

    ActorsLucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné, Anjelica Huston, America Ferrera

    Directed byBradley Raymond

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    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

    ActorsVanessa L. Williams, Mandy Patinkin, Frank Oz, Ruth Buzzi, Kevin Clash

    Directed byGary Halvorson

    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is a 1999 American musical fantasy-comedy film directed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    ActorsNozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro, Akiko Yano, Kazushige Nagashima

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Ponyo, initially titled in English as Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, is a 2008 Japanese... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    ActorsTeri Hatcher, Val Kilmer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, John Cleese, Priyanka Chopra

    Directed byKlay Hall

    Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Trolls World Tour

    ActorsAnna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Ozzy Osbourne, Rachel Bloom

    Directed byWalt Dohrn

    Trolls World Tour is a 2020 American animated musical comedy directed by Walt Dohrn and is a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Over the Hedge

    ActorsAvril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell, Nick Nolte, William Shatner

    Directed byTim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick

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    Howl's Moving Castle

    ActorsAkihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura, Chieko Baisho, Ryunosuke Kamiki

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

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    ActorsEddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei, Donny Osmond, Pat Morita

    Directed byTony Bancroft, Barry Cook

    Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    ActorsSterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton, Herman Bing, Ken Darby

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Samuel Armstrong, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, Norm Ferguson

    Dumbo is an American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and premiered on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Chicken Run

    ActorsMel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Phil Daniels

    Directed byPeter Lord, Nick Park

    Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #184 of 572 The Best Animated Films Ever#1277 of 1,647 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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    Angelina Ballerina: Dreams Do Come True

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    ActorsCharlotte Spencer, Jules de Jongh, Naomi McDonald, Larissa Murray

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    The Tale of Despereaux

    ActorsEmma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Lloyd, Matthew Broderick

    Directed bySam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen

    The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Barbie in Rock 'N Royals

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