Children's Stuff Good Movies for 5 Year Olds  

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List Rules Vote up the best films appropriate for a five year old to watch.

Listed here are all kinds of fantastic movies for 5 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 5 year olds can be funny or heart-warming. Some great movies for five year olds to watch are animated while other good films for five year olds are live action - but all likely feature fun characters and silly jokes. It shouldn't surprise any parents that Disney and Pixar have made many of the top films for 5 year olds listed here.

So which top films are ranked on this best movies for 5 year olds list? When Shrek was released back in 2001, movie fans of all ages fell in love with the lovable ogre and his friend, Donkey. This great film remains popular with kids ages five and beyond to this day. Mary Poppins is another timeless movie that a five year old can watch.

When it comes to holiday movies, who doesn't love the sense of wonder in the Christmas classic, Miracle on 34th Street? Other good films that appear on this top movies for five year olds list include WALL-E, Beauty and the Beast and Kung Fu Panda.

How will we ever determine which movie deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving the best films appropriate for 5 year olds a thumbs up and add any others you know this age group would love.
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Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 5 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 5 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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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1973 Charlotte's Web is a 1973 American animated musical film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions and based upon the 1952 children's book of the same name by E. B. ...more

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1964 Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more

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Kung Fu Panda Franchise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
The Kung Fu Panda franchise from DreamWorks Animation consists of three films: Kung Fu Panda (2008), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). The first two were distributed by ...more

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The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1988 The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and ...more

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The Boss Baby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
Mizzy1234 added 2017 The Boss Baby is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tom McGrath, loosely based on the 2010 book by Marla Frazee. A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby (Alec Baldwin) ...more

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Cars Franchise is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
Cars is a CGI-animated film series and Disney media franchise set in a world populated by anthropomorphic vehicles. The franchise began with the 2006 film, Cars, produced by Pixar Animation ...more

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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2008 WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more

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Moana is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
Mizzy1234 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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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 5 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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Toy Story Franchise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 5 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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Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the ...more

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
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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Annie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1982 Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1991 Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney ...more

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Shrek Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
The Shrek franchise from DreamWorks Animation, based on William Steig's picture book Shrek!, consists of four computer-animated films including: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third ...more

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Babe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1995 Babe is a 1995 comedy-drama film, co-written and directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the USA, ...more

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Planes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 5 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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Peter Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
Mizzy1234 added 2018 Peter Rabbit is a 2018 3D live-action/CGI animated adventure comedy film directed by Will Gluck, based on the stories by Beatrix Potter. Peter Rabbit's (James Corden) feud with Mr. McGregor ...more

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Ponyo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
FreeandBlack added 2008 Ponyo, initially titled in English as Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, is a 2008 Japanese animated fantasy comedy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli and Toho. It is ...more

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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2002 Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd ...more

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey is a 1993 American remake of the 1963 film The Incredible Journey, which was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sheila Burnford. Directed ...more

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Hotel Transylvania is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
Mizzy1234 added 2012 Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 American 3D computer animated fantasy comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. It was directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of Samurai Jack, Dexter's ...more

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The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2014 Lego: The Piece of Resistance is a 2014 animation, action and comedy film written and directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

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Hotel Transylvania 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
Mizzy1234 added 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 is a 2015 American 3D computer animated comedy film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Mavis and Johnny have a young son named Dennis, whose lack of any vampire abilities ...more

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Kirikou and the Sorceres is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
FreeandBlack added Kirikou and the Sorceres 1998

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The Croods is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2013 The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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The Secret of Kells is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2009 The Secret of Kells is a 2009 French-Belgian-Irish animated fantasy film by Cartoon Saloon that premiered on 8 February 2009, at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival. It went into wide ...more

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Thumbelina is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1994 Thumbelina is a 1994 American animated film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman from a screenplay by Bluth based on Hans Christian Andersen's "Thumbelina". The film was produced by ...more

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Hugo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2011 Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more

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Miracle on 34th Street is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
1947 Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written and directed by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies. It stars Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund ...more

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Norm of the North is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Good Movies for 5 Year Olds
2016 Norm of the North is a 2012 animation adventure drama film written by Daniel Altiere and Steven Altiere, directed by Anthony Bell.