Space may be the final frontier, but it has been the setting for popular kids movies for decades. Some of the best kids space movies are sci-fi adventures with extraterrestrial friends, while others celebrate real-life astronauts. This is a list of the greatest childrens space movies including everything from Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow to Big Hero 6 to Star Wars.
What films will you find on this list of kids space travel movies? In the Disney/Pixar film WALL-E, a lonely little robotic trash compactor accidentally stumbles upon the last plant growing on planet Earth. This heartwarming movie encouraged children to focus on health, the environment, and personal responsibility. Muppets from Space is another good kids movie about the universe. In the cult classic Space Jam, Michael Jordan shoots hoops with Bugs Bunny and his friends to fight off some unwelcome space invaders. Other top films featured on this list include Mars Needs Moms, Earth to Echo, and Explorers.
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