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Good Movies for 6 Year Olds

Updated February 8, 2019 2.6k votes 636 voters 45.0k views27 items

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

Below you'll find the most awesome movies for 6 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 6 year olds come in many genres and from many different decades. Some great movies for six year olds to watch are live action while other good films for six year olds are cartoons. It won't surprise anyone to see that Disney and Pixar are responsible for many of the top films for 6 year olds, though there are many other great kid's movies listed here as well.

What titles will you see on this best movies for 6 year olds list? By the age of six, many kids are ready to experience the colorful adventures of The Wizard of Oz. Though the Wicked Witch may be a bit scary, Dorothy and her friends will fill little imaginations with wonder. Mary Poppins is another good movie that a six year old might enjoy watching.

If your kids like to build things, they will probably have a blast watching The Lego Movie. Other great movies that appear on this top movies for six year olds list include The Iron Giant, Hugo, and James and the Giant Peach.

Which movie do you think is the best for six year olds? Let your voice be heard by voting the best to the top of this list and add any other age appropriate movies all six year olds will love if they are not already listed.
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  • Minions1
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    Minions

    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

    Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Despicable Me Franchise2
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    Despicable Me Franchise

    Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Kung Fu Panda3
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    Kung Fu Panda

    Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Stevenson, Mark Osborne

    Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Monsters, Inc.4
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    Monsters, Inc.

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Silverman, Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich

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  • Mary Poppins5
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    Mary Poppins

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Incredibles6
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    The Incredibles

    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter

    Released2004

    Directed byBrad Bird

    The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. A... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • How to Train Your Dragon7
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    How to Train Your Dragon

    Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

    Released2010

    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

    How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Sound of Music8
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    The Sound of Music

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Wise

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  • Shrek9
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    Shrek

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

    Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Cars10
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    Cars

    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Joe Ranft

    Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Inside Out11
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    Inside Out

    Amy Poehler, Diane Lane

    Released2015

    Directed byPete Docter

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  • WALL-E12
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids13
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Keri Russell, Allison Mack

    Released1989

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a 1989 soft science fiction-family film. The directorial debut of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Wizard of Oz14
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    The Wizard of Oz

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton

    Released1939

    Directed byMervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

    The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial15
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Iron Giant16
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    The Iron Giant

    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

    Released1999

    Directed byBrad Bird

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  • The Lego Movie17
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    The Lego Movie

    Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Christopher Miller

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  • Elf18
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    Elf

    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Favreau

    Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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  • The Muppet Christmas Carol20
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    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Michael Caine, Frank Oz

    Released1992

    Directed byBrian Henson

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  • James and the Giant Peach21
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    James and the Giant Peach

    Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1996

    Directed byHenry Selick

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  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part22
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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Mitchell

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  • Hugo23
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    Hugo

    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2011

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone24
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    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2001

    Directed byChris Columbus

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  • Planes25
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    Planes

    Teri Hatcher, Val Kilmer

    Released2013

    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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