Culture Good Movies for 4 Year Olds  

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List Rules Vote 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? Every four year old girl loves the Disney princess masterpiece, Frozen. Between Anna, Elsa, and Olaf there is a lot to love, especially the music, in this empowering animated movie. Curious George is another popular movie that a four year old can watch.

The Peanuts characters have been around for decades, but they reached a new audience of children with the 2015 film, The Peanuts Movie. Other appropriate films that appear on this top movies for four year olds list include Horton Hears a Who!, The Gruffalo, and Finding Nemo.

Which film do you think is the best for preschoolers? Vote the best movies up to the number one spot on this list and add any other kids movies that all four year olds love!
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Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
jsnungaray added 2015 Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and is a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are ...more

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Despicable Me Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
jsnungaray added Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures and produced by Illumination Entertainment. It consists of three feature films, ten short films and ...more

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Moana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
MandyAndAlly'sBarbieVideo's,AndGaming! added 2016 Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. With the help of a demigod (Dwayne Johnson), Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), the ...more

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Curious George is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2006 Curious George is a 2006 American animated adventure family film based on the book series by H.A. and Margret Rey. It stars Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, Dick Van Dyke, David Cross, Eugene Levy, ...more

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The Many Adventures of Winnie ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a 1977 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. It is the 22nd animated feature ...more

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Leap! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
MandyAndAlly'sBarbieVideo's,AndGaming! added Ballerina (titled Leap! in the United States) is a 2016 English-language internationally co-produced 3D computer-animated musical adventure comedy film co-directed by Éric Summer and ...more

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The Gruffalo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2009 The Gruffalo is a 2009 British-German short computer animated film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Directed by Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, ...more

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Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
MandyAndAlly'sBarbieVideo's,AndGaming! added 2016 Finding Dory is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Andrew Stanton, and a sequel to Finding Nemo. The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory (Ellen ...more

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2013 Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the ...more

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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
MandyAndAlly'sBarbieVideo's,AndGaming! added 2010 Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more

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Cars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
Dustin added 2006 Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more

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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2005 Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo ...more

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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2003 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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Toy Story Franchise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
Toy Story is a CGI animated film series and Disney media franchise that began with the original 1995 film, Toy Story, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more

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Coco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
MandyAndAlly'sBarbieVideo's,AndGaming! added Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee Unkrich. Aspiring musician Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) teams up with charming trickster Hector (Gael ...more

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The Peanuts Movie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
The Peanuts Movie is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox based on Charles M. Schulz's comic strip Peanuts. The ...more

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Ice Age is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2002 Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge from a story by Michael J. Wilson. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1967 The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
Dustin added 1994 The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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The Snowman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1982 The Snowman is a children's picture book without words by English author Raymond Briggs, first published in 1978 by Hamish Hamilton in the U.K., and published by Random House in the U.S. that ...more

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Tinker Bell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2008 Tinker Bell is a 2008 computer animated film based on the Disney Fairies franchise produced by DisneyToon Studios. It revolves around Tinker Bell, a fairy character created by J. M. Barrie in ...more

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Horton Hears a Who! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2008 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, ...more

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Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1941 Dumbo is an American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and premiered on October 23, 1941, by RKO Radio Pictures. Sound was recorded conventionally using the RCA System. One voice ...more

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Paddington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
Bragi Schut added 2014 Paddington is a 2014 British-French comedy film, directed by Paul King, written by King and Hamish McColl, and produced by David Heyman. Based on Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, the film stars ...more

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Planes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2013 Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Cars franchise and the first ...more

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Mulan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1998 Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1979 The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series of live-action feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Directed by James Frawley, the film's ...more

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Over the Hedge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2006 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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Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2004 Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The ...more

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Chicken Run is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2000 Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. Chicken Run received positive ...more

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The Adventures of Elmo in Grou... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is a 1999 American musical fantasy-comedy film directed by Gary Halvorson. It is the second theatrical feature-length film based on the popular U.S. ...more

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Barbie in Rock 'N Royals is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
MandyAndAlly'sBarbieVideo's,AndGaming! added Barbie in Rock 'N Royals

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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2002 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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Angelina Ballerina: Dreams Do ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
Angelina Ballerina: Dreams Do Come True 2012

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The Tale of Despereaux is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Good Movies for 4 Year Olds
2008 The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy family film directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen and produced by Gary Ross and Allison ...more