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Good Movies for 6 Year Olds

Updated February 8, 2019 2.6k votes 626 voters 42.7k 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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    Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    Despicable Me Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    Despicable Me Franchise

    Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures... moreamazon buy button
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    Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button
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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    Monsters, Inc.

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Silverman, Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich

    Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter,... moreamazon buy button

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    Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button
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    The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    The Sound of Music

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Wise

    The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise... moreamazon buy button

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    Shrek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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,... moreamazon buy button

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    Cars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button
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    Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    Inside Out

    Amy Poehler, Diane Lane

    Released2015

    Directed byPete Docter

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

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    WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    The Iron Giant

    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

    Released1999

    Directed byBrad Bird

    The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both... moreamazon buy button
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    The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    The Lego Movie

    Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Christopher Miller

    The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and... moreamazon buy button

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    Elf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    Elf

    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

    Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David... moreamazon buy button

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    Toy Story Franchise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
    Toy Story is a CGI animated film series and Disney media franchise that began with the... moreamazon buy button

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    The Muppet Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Michael Caine, Frank Oz

    Released1992

    Directed byBrian Henson

    The Muppet Christmas Carol is a 1992 American musical fantasy-comedy film and an adaptation of... moreamazon buy button

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    James and the Giant Peach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    James and the Giant Peach

    Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1996

    Directed byHenry Selick

    James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry... moreamazon buy button

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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second P is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy... moreamazon buy button

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    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer' is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2001

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Planes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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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... moreamazon buy button

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    Hugo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 6 Year Olds
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    Hugo

    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2011

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin... moreamazon buy button

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