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86 Family Movies To Watch With Kids (With Streaming Options)

Check out these fun movies to watch with the entire family, including comedies, dramas, musicals, cartoons, and more.

Updated April 29, 2024
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Settling down as a family and having a movie night is a tradition that has spanned generations. But with differing opinions, moods, and genre preferences, it can be a real challenge to agree on a family movie that everyone feels is a winner. Sure, you can take turns picking so everyone can choose their favorite. But here’s a hot take: what if you could ALL agree on family movies? What if you didn’t have to endure your sibling’s movie picks until it’s your turn in the director’s chair and instead wholeheartedly agreed with their choice?

All too often, family movie night ends up in a disagreement and can even lead to family members heading to bed early to avoid watching a movie they can’t stand. But don’t let that popcorn go to waste! Here is a list of the 86 best family movies to ensure your next movie night is a smash hit at home. Happy watching!

86 Movies To Watch for Family Movie Night

From comedies to musicals to dramas, there are plenty of movies on this list to keep you and your family entertained! We’ve also included their ratings, age recommendations, and streaming options to help you choose the right films for your household:

1. Encanto (2021)

Encanto (2021)
Image via Disney

Welcome to the Family Madrigal! In this dazzling musical movie, Mirabel struggles with her identity as the only one in her magical family without a special “gift” or talent. When Casita, her family’s house, starts to fall apart, Mirabel must find her missing uncle, Bruno, and help restore the magic.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

2. Despicable Me (2010)

Despicable Me (2010)
Image via Universal Pictures

This is one of the best family films for a movie night! Gru is a supervillain who plans to steal the moon with his assistant and team of faithful (and hilarious!) minions. His life is turned upside down when he takes in three sweet orphans, Margo, Edith, and Agnes, as part of an evil plan. In this new role as their adoptive father, Gru wonders whether he’s truly meant for evil.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • Freeform
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • FuboTV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

3. The Muppets (2011)

The Muppets (2011)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

You can’t go wrong with any Muppets film! This one follows Walter, a Muppet, who grew up with his human brother, Gary, but never fully fit. When he uncovers a businessman’s evil plot to take over the Muppet Theatre and drill for oil, Walter teams up with his childhood heroes, the Muppets, to put on a show and save their theater.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages +

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

4. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

Dogs Shadow and Chance and cat Sassy embark on the long journey home through the Sierra Nevada Mountains to find their owners and be reunited. This is a family movie that tugs on your heartstrings and reminds us that we truly don’t deserve animals.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

5. Matilda (1996)

Matilda (1996)
Image via TriStar Pictures

Based on the childhood classic book by Roald Dahl, this family movie about the gifted Matilda Wormwood is a must-see for all. In this movie, Matilda deals with absentee parents and a terrifying headmistress at school while mastering her newfound special powers.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 9+

Where To Watch:

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

6. Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story (1995)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

Starting in 1995, the Toy Story film series takes us on a journey we will never forget, featuring toys that come to life! In the first movie, a cowboy doll named Woody is troubled by the presence of a brand-new toy at home: a space cadet toy named Buzz Lightyear. After Woody and Buzz are accidentally stranded at a gas station, they must find a way to work together and return home to their owner, Andy.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

7. Toy Story 2 (1999)

Toy Story 2 (1999)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

In the sequel, Woody finds himself far from home again when a toy collector named Al steals him from Andy’s family garage sale! While Andy’s other toys try to rescue their friend, Woody learns about his origins from a group of Western dolls from the same toy collection. Woody must choose to stay with his new friends or return home to Andy.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

8. Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3 (2010)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar

“Toy Story 3” is definitely a tear-jerker, so grab your tissues! In this film, Andy is all grown up and heading off to college, and he hasn’t played with his beloved toys in years. After the toys are accidentally donated to a daycare, Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and the gang once again experience playtime — but it’s a lot more than they can handle.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

9. Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 (2019)
Image via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

In the fourth installment of the series, Woody is having trouble adapting to life with his new owner, Bonnie. During a family road trip, Woody reunites with his old girlfriend, Bo Peep, who has a new look and a new leash on life. As he battles an evil talking doll and meets other “Lost Toys” without owners, Woody reassesses where he belongs.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

10. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Image via 20th Century Fox

Based on the classic Dr. Seuss book, this movie follows Horton the Elephant, who discovers a tiny speck on a clover that contains an entire city, Whoville. As Horton carries around the speck and communicates with the town’s mayor, Whoville starts to experience weather changes and natural disasters. Meanwhile, Horton tries to save Whoville from evil enemies.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 4+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

11. Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone (1990)
Image via 20th Century Fox

It’s a holiday classic but hits all year round. In this movie, 8-year-old Kevin McCallister is left home alone when his family leaves for vacation without him. He is forced to get creative to thwart burglars who have been scoping out the neighborhood and protect his house at all costs.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Starz
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Philo

12. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Image via IMDb

Oops, it happened again! Kevin McCallister finds himself alone again during Christmas, but this time, he’s lost in New York City. His old foes show up and force Kevin to pull out all the stops again to defeat them as he tries to reunite with his family.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Starz
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google

13. Coco (2017)

Coco (2017)
Image via Pixar

Musical Miguel travels to the Land of the Dead to uncover his family history and understand why there has been a music ban for decades in his family. “Coco” is a beautiful, heartwarming story that spans generations and features unforgettable musical numbers.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

14. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Image via 20th Century Fox / IMDb

“Mrs. Doubtfire” is a hilarious film that families with older kids will love! Desperate to see his children as he navigates a nasty divorce, Robin Williams is perfection as he goes undercover as a British nanny and charms the whole family. But how long can he keep up this charade?

Rating: PG-13

Age Recommendation: Ages 12+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

15. Sing (2016)

Sing (2016)
Image via Universal Pictures

In “Sing,” Koala Buster Moon launches a singing competition to save his beloved theater and restore it to its former glory. The movie also follows the stories of the contestants, including a shy but talented elephant and a teenage gorilla who wants to forge his own path in life, as they receive the chance of a lifetime and seek the $100,000 prize.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

16. Ghostbusters (1984)

Ghostbusters (1984)
Image via Columbia Pictures

Who you gonna call?! In “Ghostbusters,” a group of scientists lose their jobs at an NYC university and decide to make money by opening a business battling the supernatural. Along the way, they must save New York City from complete destruction and chaos.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 11+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

17. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Image via Imagine Entertainment / IMDb

In this adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book, a bitter, Christmas-hating Grinch who lives outside of Whoville decides to ruin the residents’ beloved holiday by stealing their presents and decorations. But one little girl, Cindy Lou Who, is determined to help the Grinch find some holiday cheer.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

18. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Image via Lucasfilm, Ltd.

The United States Government hires archeologist Indiana Jones to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler’s Nazis, who plan to use it for evil. Along the way, Indy must confront and rescue his ex-girlfriend, Marion, and beat his archeologist nemesis, who’s working with the Nazis.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 11+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Paramount+
  • Apple TV
  • Pluto TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

19. Finding Nemo (2003)

Finding Nemo (2003)
Image via IMDb

Marlin, an anxious Clownfish, must embark on a journey to find his son Nemo after being abducted by a fishing boat. With the help of hapless but endearing Dory, Marlin navigates the deep blue sea to bring his baby home. Meanwhile, Nemo befriends a group of fish in a dental office tank and learns to become independent.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

20. Finding Dory (2016)

Finding Dory (2016)
Image via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

This sequel to “Finding Nemo” focuses on Dory, who begins to remember glimpses of her childhood and her parents, whom she hasn’t found in years. Marlin and Nemo embark with Dory on a mission to find her long-lost parents, as they meet new (and old) friends at the Marine Life Institute.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

21. Holes (2003)

Holes (2003)
Image via Buena Vista Pictures / IMDb

In “Holes,” a boy named Stanley Yelntas is wrongly convicted of theft and is sent to a detention camp where he is forced to dig holes all day, every day. The past and present come together as Stanley feels the effects of a family curse and begins to uncover the purpose behind digging the holes.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

22. The Good Dinosaur (2015)

The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Image via Pixar

“The Good Dinosaur” occurs in a world where dinosaurs never went extinct. Arlo, a young dino, is dealing with the tragedy of losing his father when a rainstorm washes him down the river and away from the rest of his family. Lost and far from home, Arlo happens upon a young caveboy, and they begin the adventure of a lifetime to reunite with their families.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

23. It Takes Two (1995)

It Takes Two (1995)
Image via Warner Bros.

A Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen classic! This charming story of two girls who look identical but couldn’t be more different will surely be a hit at your next family movie night. Together, the girls try to ignite a spark between their caregivers and switch identities to make it happen.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

24. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Image via RKO Radio Pictures Inc. / IMDb

This film has a beautiful message that translates throughout the year, not just at Christmastime! In “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey contemplates suicide but realizes how much better the world is with him in it. Most of the movie occurs in a flashback, as we see the events of George’s life and witness his efforts to take care of his community.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 9+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • FuboTV
  • Plex
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

25. Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out (2015)
Image via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

In “Inside Out,” a young girl named Riley deals with her emotions (joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust) as they lead her through the transition of moving from Minnesota to San Francisco. Things take a terrible turn when Riley runs away, and the five emotions must figure out how to best help her.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

26. Back to the Future (1985)

Back to the Future (1985)
Image via Universal Studios

In “Back to the Future,” high schooler Marty McFly is sent 30 years back in time by eccentric scientist Doc Brown. In the past, he encounters his parents as young people and needs to make sure they become a couple. Marty also finds the professor in the past and must find a way to return home in time.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Hulu
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • FuboTV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

27. The Fox and the Hound (1981)

The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Image via Disney Plus / IMDb

Grab the tissues for this one! An orphaned fox named Tod is taken in by a kind woman, Widow Tweed, who lives next to a grumpy hunter named Amos. Tod becomes best friends with the neighbor’s young dog, a hound named Copper . . . until Copper is groomed to become a hunting dog.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

28. The Sandlot (1993)

The Sandlot (1993)
Image via 20th Century Fox

In “The Sandlot,” the new kid on the block, Scottie Smalls, moves to town and joins a group of neighborhood kids who meet daily to play baseball. As Smalls learns how to play baseball, he uses his dad’s autographed baseball to play in the sandlot. When he hits a home run over the fence into the neighbor’s yard, the boys must face an enormous dog named Hercules.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 9+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

29. Moana (2016)

Moana (2016)
Image via Walt Disney Animation Studios

Intrepid teenager Moana sets out on a daring adventure with the shapeshifting demigod Maui to save the people of Motunui from a terrible curse. Moana battles coconut pirates, a giant singing crab, and more as she learns to follow her heart and destiny. Get ready for this amazing soundtrack to be in your head all day!

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

30. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Image via IMDb

In the first film of the series, an orphan named Harry Potter discovers he is a wizard and heads off to Hogwarts, a magical boarding school. There, he befriends fellow wizards Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger and is finally among people who care for him. Harry also encounters a dark wizard named Voldemort, the man who is irrevocably linked to his life.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • FuboTV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

31. Beethoven (1992)

Beethoven (1992)
Image via Universal Pictures / Northern Lights Productions

In “Beethoven,” a curmudgeonly middle-aged man resists the pleas of his three children to get a dog, only to realize that the furry critter is the missing link to their family’s happiness. The movie follows the Newton family as their Saint Bernard pup grows into a large force of nature — as well as a veterinarian with evil plans.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

32. Ice Age (2002)

Ice Age (2002)
Image via Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

The “Ice Age” movie series is a great one to watch with the whole family! In the first film, Sid the sloth is rescued by a loner wooly mammoth named Manny. After a human baby is left in their care, Sid and Manny plan to return the child to live among humans. A sabertooth tiger named Diego tags along for the journey, but he has different intentions for the baby.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

33. Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park (1993)
Image via Universal Pictures / IMDb

Here’s a fun watch for families with older children. In “Jurassic Park,” a filthy rich man decides to mess with evolution and resurrect extinct species, which, in turn, break free and try to kill his family and friends. The paleontologists must then use their knowledge about dinosaurs to survive.

Rating: PG-13

Age Recommendation: Ages 12+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

34. Remember the Titans (2000)

Remember the Titans (2000)
Image via Disney Enterprises Inc. / Jerry Bruckheimer

This is a classic sports movie that the family will love! Based on a true story, “Remember the Titans” is about two groups of high schoolers who must put aside cultural and personal biases to form a football team that will transform an entire town.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

35. Elf (2003)

Elf (2003)
Image via New Line Cinema

In “Elf,” a human named Buddy is raised among elves at the North Pole. Once he is grown, he learns the truth about his identity and travels to New York City to find his birth father. While there, Buddy spreads the love of Christmas to all he meets. This Christmas movie is full of laughs for adults and children alike!

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

36. The Incredibles (2004)

The Incredibles (2004)
Image via Pixar

This superhero family film is the perfect watch for a movie night! In “The Incredibles,” a family with superpowers is forced to live normal lives and conceal their abilities. Mr. Incredible, who’s dissatisfied with his humdrum life as a claims adjuster, is contacted by a mysterious company that wants him to become a superhero again. But when things go wrong, can his superfamily save him?

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

37. Hocus Pocus (1993)

Hocus Pocus (1993)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

New to Salem, Massachusetts, teenager Max happens upon an abandoned house where he encounters a coven of evil witches. With the help of his sister, his new friend, and a magical cat, Max must steal the witches’ book of spells to prevent them from stealing children’s souls and becoming immortal.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

38. Frozen (2013)

Frozen (2013)
Image via Disney Enterprises, Inc.

In a tale about the bonds of sisterhood, Princess Anna must traverse the snowy terrain to find her sister, Queen Elsa, and release Arendelle from an eternal winter. On her journey, Anna befriends an ice harvester named Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and a friendly snowman named Olaf.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

39. Frozen 2 (2019)

Frozen 2 (2019)
Image via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

In the sequel to “Frozen,” Elsa hears a mysterious, angelic voice calling out to her and sets off with Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf to an enchanted forest. There, they uncover dark secrets from the past and must forge new paths for the future as they search for the fifth spirit of nature.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

40. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Image via MGM

This musical is a terrific option if you want to introduce your kids to classic films. When a tornado rips through her Kansas town, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, emerge in the land of Oz, where they encounter a Scarecrow, a Tin Man, and a Cowardly Lion. Seeking a way home, Dorothy and Toto venture with their new friends to meet the elusive Wizard of Oz and ask him to grant their wishes.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

41. Little Giants (1994)

Little Giants (1994)
Image via IMDb

In “Little Giants,” a ragtag football team of misfits and their unlikely coach learn that everyone has something to offer when staying true to themselves. This funny sports film follows a pair of brothers coaching rival peewee football teams as they compete for the city’s only spot for a youth football team.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

42. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Image via 20th Century Fox

This “Star Wars” film will introduce kids to classic characters from the franchise. Luke Skywalker learns the ways of the force and begins his journey to defeat evil a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Luke must work with Han Solo and Chewbacca to rescue Princess Leia and battle Darth Vader, ultimately to save the galaxy.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

43. Goonies (1985)

Goonies (1985)
Image via Drew Struzan / IMDb

If you’re looking for an adventure film for the family, “The Goonies” is a fantastic choice! With a housing development threatening to relocate a childhood crew’s neighborhood hangout spot, they make one final quest to find the treasure of One-Eyed Willie.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

44. Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Image via IMDb

In “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Tim Burton takes us on an adventure following the Pumpkin King’s discovery of Christmastown. Plagued with the monotony of Halloweentown, Jack Skellington becomes overwhelmed with envy and seeks to play Santa this Christmas season.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

45. Armageddon (1998)

Armageddon (1998)
Image via IMDb

“Armageddon” is an action movie that explores the relationship between a dad, Harry, and his prospective son-in-law, A.J. With fears of an asteroid about to decimate the Earth, NASA assembles a team of drillers to save the planet. Harry and A.J. must put their differences aside to embark on this daring mission together.

Rating: PG-13

Age Recommendation: Ages 13+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

46. Rudy (1993)

Rudy (1993)
Image via IMDb

This inspirational film about an unlikely football player is perfect for a family movie night. Based on a true story, this heartwarming sports movie follows Rudy Ruettiger from his first football practice as a walk-on to his proudest moment on the field in South Bend, Indiana.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 11+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Pluto TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

47. A Christmas Story (1983)

A Christmas Story (1983)
Image via Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Warner Bros./Turner Entertainment

All Ralphie wants for Christmas is a Red Ryder BB gun. Will he get it?! Watch “The Christmas Story” and find out as he navigates 1950s family and school life during the Christmas season.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

48. Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)
Image via Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

Based on a true story, “Miracle” is about an Olympic hockey coach named Herb Brooks, who leads a young team to victory over the formidable squad from the Soviet Union. This feel-good family movie will have you cheering from the couch.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube

49. The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music (1965)
Image via 20th Century Fox

In “The Sound of Music,” aspiring nun Maria is assigned to work as a governess for the seven children of a retired, widowed naval officer in Austria. She brings her love of music and singing into the home and captures the hearts of everyone in the von Trapp residence.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

50. The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid (1989)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Feature Animation / Silver Screen Partners IV

Princess Ariel and her sea creature friends dazzle and delight under the sea in “The Little Mermaid.” Ariel is enamored by life on land, and a sea witch named Ursula allows her to become a human and win the love of Prince Eric — but Ursula has a trick or two up her sleeve. This is a family movie favorite that teaches us to believe in the power of our voice.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

51. The Parent Trap (1998)

The Parent Trap (1998)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

A remake of the 1961 film, “The Parent Trap” stars Lindsay Lohan as a pair of identical twins separated at birth. After meeting unexpectedly at summer camp, sisters Annie and Halle swap places to learn about the parent whom they missed growing up with. But when their father announces plans to remarry, the twins plot to get their parents back together once and for all.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

52. Shrek (2001)

Shrek (2001)
Image via DreamWorks Animation

In “Shrek,” an ogre living in a swamp becomes overrun with annoying fairy tale creatures. Shrek attempts to cut a deal with Lord Farquaad to get rid of them, agreeing to rescue Princess Fiona from a tower guarded by a ferocious dragon — with the help of a boisterous donkey.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

53. Shrek 2 (2004)

Shrek 2 (2004)
Image via IMDb

“Shrek 2” introduces even more fairytale characters and laughs! In this sequel, Shrek and Fiona are newlyweds and embark on a journey to meet Fiona’s royal parents in Far Far Away. However, the king and queen are shocked when they discover their daughter is married to an ogre. Will they learn to accept their daughter’s true love?

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

54. Tangled (2010)

Tangled (2010)
Image via IMDb

In “Tangled,” Mother Gothel kidnaps young Rapunzel to take advantage of her magical hair powers, which provide endless youth. Rapunzel is trapped in her tower for years, keeping herself busy but wishing to see the annual floating lanterns up close. One day, a wanted bandit named Flynn Rider appears, and the two strike a deal to escape together.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

55. A Christmas Carol (1984)

A Christmas Carol (1984)
Image via IMDb

In this holiday classic, Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. “A Christmas Carol” follows the miserly Scrooge on a journey through time as he reexamines his life and the consequences of his actions. But will it be too late for Scrooge to change his ways?

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 9+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Tubi
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Starz
  • Plex
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Philo

56. Annie (1982)

Annie (1982)
Image via Columbia Pictures

In this musical, little orphan Annie is chosen to live with Daddy Warbucks, a billionaire. Annie quickly charms the household and is adopted by Warbucks, but she still holds onto hope that her parents will someday return for her. When Warbucks offers a reward for finding Annie’s birth parents, con artists plan to take advantage of the situation.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Apple TV
  • AMC+
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Philo

57. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Image via IMDb

In “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids,” scientist Wayne Szalinski builds a machine that accidentally shrinks his children and the neighbors’ kids. After he mistakenly throws the children away, Wayne and his wife must find everyone and figure out how to unshrink them as the kids battle many obstacles to make their way home.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

58. The Rookie (2002)

The Rookie (2002)
Image via IMDb

This feel-good family movie follows the true story of Jimmy Morris, a baseball coach who agrees to try out for the major leagues if his high school baseball team makes the playoffs. “The Rookie” is a wonderful film about second chances and following your dreams that the whole family will enjoy.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

59. The Mighty Ducks (1992)

The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures

“The Mighty Ducks” is about an ex-hockey player who ends up coaching a youth hockey team. Ordered to complete community service after a DUI incident, lawyer Gordon Bombay works to gain the trust of his peewee hockey team as he confronts his past and grows to accept his new role.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 11+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

60. D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)

D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Image via IMDb

In this follow-up to the 1992 family movie hit, Gordon returns to coach the Ducks and help them compete in the Junior Goodwill Games in California. But after a summer of no practice, the young hockey players must re-learn how to work together as a team.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

61. Freaky Friday (2003)

Freaky Friday (2003)
Image via Buena Vista Pictures

“Freaky Friday” follows a mother named Tess and her daughter, Anna, who don’t see eye to eye. In a freak incident, they switch bodies and must find a way to reverse the situation. While in her daughter’s body, Tess comes to understand her teenage daughter’s troubles, while Anna learns to be more sympathetic toward her mom.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

62. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Image via IMDb

In “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” a boy named Elliot discovers an alien stranded on Earth. Elliot and his siblings keep E.T. a secret and learn that the alien has special powers. Elliot must work to get E.T. safely back to his home, but the government is in hot pursuit of them!

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

63. Up (2009)

Up (2009)
Image via Walt Disney Pictures / IMDb

Get ready to cry big, ugly tears over this one! Pixar’s “Up” is about a cantankerous widow named Carl, who decides to fly his house on a long-awaited trip to Paradise Falls. Little does he know that a young wilderness scout named Russell has come along for the ride, setting a series of perilous (and hilarious!) adventures in motion.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

64. Sister Act (1992)

Sister Act (1992)
Image via Touchstone Pictures

Get ready to groove in your church pew! In “Sister Act,” lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier needs to hide out in a convent for safekeeping. While she’s there, she completely transforms the church choir. By teaching them how to sing more modern music, Deloris helps attract more people to the church.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

65. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Image Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

Whoopi Goldberg returns in this hilarious follow-up to the 1992 hit. “Sister Act 2” follows our favorite nuns as they teach music to unruly Catholic high school students. Can Deloris and her friends shape up the students’ choir before the school gets shut down?

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

66. Rookie of the Year (1993)

Rookie of the Year (1993)
Image via 20th Century Fox

In “Rookie of the Year,” 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner is a Little League baseball player whose freak arm injury makes him the newest starting pitcher on the Chicago Cubs! Thrust into the world of pro baseball, Henry must learn how to navigate his new career (and avoid exploitation) with the help of his mother and an older pitcher.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

67. Zootopia (2016)

Zootopia (2016)
Image via Disney

An eager rabbit named Judy Hopps becomes a member of the Zootopia police force, but she isn’t taken seriously due to her small size. So, Judy takes on the case of a missing otter father to prove her worth. Unfortunately, the law-abiding Judy must work with con artist Nick Wilde to uncover the mystery.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

68. Hairspray (2007)

Hairspray (2007)
Image via New Line Cinema

Tracy Turnblad finally gets a spot on the Corny Collins dancing show in 1960s Baltimore. This musical will have you twisting and grooving the whole time! “Hairspray” also addresses themes like body positivity, racial segregation, and pursuing your dreams.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 11+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

69. The Ladybug (2018)

The Ladybug (2018)
Image via Lionsgate

“The Ladybug” is a fun option for families with younger children. This animated film is about a ladybug named Ruby who grows up in an enclosure and has big dreams of going to the Golden Canyon, a place where insects can be free. When a praying mantis offers to bring her to the Golden Canyon, Ruby escapes and follows him to the bug utopia.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

70. Hook (1991)

Hook (1991)
Image via Drew Struzan

In this offshoot of the classic Peter Pan story, lawyer Peter returns to Neverland to rescue his two children from the nefarious Captain Hook. When he returns to Neverland, Peter finds that the Lost Boys are unhappy with him for leaving and growing up. However, they must all find a way to work together to defeat Hook.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • AMC+
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Philo
  • BYUtv

71. The Santa Clause (1994)

The Santa Clause (1994)
Image via IMDb

In “The Santa Clause,” divorced father Scott is spending Christmas Eve with his son, Charlie, when Santa Claus falls off their roof! Now, Scott must assume the role of the big guy at the North Pole to save Christmas. However, this new job creates problems for his (and Charlie’s) life.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 9+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

72. The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Image via IMDb

This funny film imagines what pets do while their humans are out of the house! In this family movie, a sheltered indoor dog named Max is in for a shock when his owner adopts a large, messy dog named Duke. Max and Duke must find their way back home when they become lost in the city without their collars. Along the way, they meet a pet gang planning to seek revenge on humans.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • Peacock
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

73. Mary Poppins (1964)

Mary Poppins (1964)
Image via IMDb

Join magical Mary Poppins, chimney sweep Bert, and the rest of the gang as they bring song and joy back into the home of the Banks family. In this musical, a kind but firm nanny named Mary teaches children Jane and Michael Banks about responsibility (through song, of course) and takes them on adventures, much to the dismay of their uptight banker father, George.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 5+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

74. Jumanji (1995)

Jumanji (1995)
Image via IMDb

Join siblings Peter and Judy Shepard in “Jumanji” as they navigate the real-life board game in an old mansion. As they begin to play, jungle animals and creatures emerge from the game and enter their world! A man named Alan is also freed from the game, and the kids must win Jumanji to make everything normal again.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • FuboTV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

75. Free Willy (1993)

Free Willy (1993)
Image via Warner Bros Family Entertainment And Regency Enterprises

In “Free Willy,” young boy Jesse vandalizes a theme park and must work there to make amends. He befriends a killer whale named Willy there, and the two form an unexpected bond. When Jesse finds out that Willy misses his family, he devises a plan to free his friend.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

76. That Thing You Do! (1996)

That Thing You Do! (1996)
Image via 20th Century Fox

Starring Tom Hanks, “That Thing You Do!” follows small-town Pennsylvania band the Wonders, who become stars overnight with a smash hit. When music agent Mr. White discovers the band, he launches them to national stardom, and the band learns to navigate fame and fortune.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Tubi
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

77. School of Rock (2003)

School of Rock (2003)
Image via IMDb

In need of work, Dewey Finn poses as a substitute math teacher at a prestigious private elementary school. Dewey secretly teaches his students about rock and roll and helps them become a full-fledged band, planning to participate with them in a Battle of the Bands competition.

Rating: PG-13

Age Recommendation: Ages 11+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Pluto TV
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Paramount+
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

78. Cool Runnings (1993)

Cool Runnings (1993)
Image via IMDb

After three Jamaican sprinters lose their chance at the Summer Olympics, they join up with a friend to create a bobsled team for the Winter Olympics instead. A disgraced American bobsledder, played by John Candy, reluctantly helps the four athletes achieve their dreams of Olympic glory.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV

79. The Princess Bride (1987)

The Princess Bride (1987)
Image via 20th Century Fox

Based on the William Goldman novel, this fairy tale follows an adventurous love story. In “The Princess Bride,” a woman named Buttercup falls in love with a farmhand, Westley, who later vanishes at sea. After some time, Buttercup reluctantly agrees to marry a prince but is kidnapped by a trio of fugitives before the ceremony. However, the Dread Pirate Roberts is on their tail searching for the princess.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

80. The Greatest Showman (2017)

The Greatest Showman (2017)
Image via IMDb

P.T. Barnum creates the greatest show on Earth, featuring circus and musical acts from all walks of life. But will fame make him forget where he came from? The whole family will enjoy the music from this incredible movie, starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, and Zendaya.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 10+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • ABC
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • FuboTV
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • FXNOW

81. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Image via IMDb

Four close-knit best friends find a magical pair of pants that they all fit despite their different shapes and sizes. As they spend a summer apart, the girls deal with various challenges, romances, and heartbreaks but keep in touch as they take turns sending each other the pants.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 12+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

82. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Image via Lionsgate

“Akeelah and the Bee” is about an 11-year-old girl named Akeelah Anderson who has a remarkable gift for spelling. A professor named Dr. Joshua Larabee discovers her talent and wants to coach her for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Facing off against kids with more time, money, and resources, Akeelah must find her confidence to win the bee.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • The Roku Channel
  • Vudu
  • Paramount+
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • FuboTV
  • Showtime and Showtime Anytime
  • Google Play Movies & TV

83. The Land Before Time (1988)

The Land Before Time (1988)
Image via Universal Pictures

After a tragic earthquake, Littlefoot is left all alone when his mother dies. Littlefoot and his friend, Cera, must find the Great Valley to reunite with the other dinosaur families. Along the way, they make new friends and face terrifying challenges and dangers.

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 6+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

84. The Princess Diaries (2001)

The Princess Diaries (2001)
Image via Buena Vista Pictures

“The Princess Diaries” follows the transformation of Mia Thermopolis, a high school girl who discovers she is the Princess of Genovia. Mia’s grandmother, Queen Clarice, gives her royal lessons to prepare her to rule someday, but Mia’s clumsiness leads to many mishaps and complications. Will she ever be ready for the throne?

Rating: G

Age Recommendation: Ages 8+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • Freeform
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Sling TV
  • FuboTV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

85. Space Jam (1996)

Space Jam (1996)
Image via IMDb

“Space Jam” is the ultimate mashup of the Looney Tunes and NBA players, starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny. In this family movie, an alien race kidnaps the Looney Tunes to serve as attractions in their outer space amusement park. Bugs Bunny challenges the aliens to a basketball game to allow them to stay on Earth. To help them win, Bugs Bunny recruits superstar Michael Jordan.

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 7+

Where To Watch:

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Max
  • Vudu
  • Hulu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube
  • Google Play Movies & TV
  • Redbox

86. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Image via 20th Century Fox / Color Force

Based on the Jeff Kinney books, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” is about an awkward boy named Greg Heffley who is trying to survive middle school. In this movie, Greg navigates everything from family and friendship to P.E. and school plays. If you have middle schoolers, this will be a relatable flick to watch with them!

Rating: PG

Age Recommendation: Ages 9+

Where To Watch:

  • Disney Plus
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vudu
  • Apple TV
  • YouTube and YouTube TV
  • Google Play Movies & TV

Hopefully, you found your next movie choice on this list of the best family movies. These movies are proven family favorites and contain something for everyone. Get that popcorn ready, keep this list handy, and grab your coziest blanket. You and your family will be prepared to rock your next movie night. Enjoy!

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