Best Family Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Family Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: humorous, feel good, light, touching, funny and entertaining. Plot: family, computer animation, friendship, destiny, mentor, children, love, childhood, adventure and dialogue. Genre: Family, Adventure and Fantasy. Country: USA, UK and France.
Best Family Movies
Best Family Movies
TOP Movies: Up (2009), Maleficent (2014), Ratatouille (2007), Zootopia (2016), Big Hero 6 (2014), Home Alone (1990), Frozen (2013), The Jungle Book (2016), Finding Nemo (2003), Inside Out (2015), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Shrek (2001), Hugo (2011), Soul (2020), Toy Story 4 (2019), Monsters, Inc. (2001), WALL·E (2008), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Cars (2006), Alice in Wonderland (2010).

List of Best Movies

 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, dog, loneliness, hopes, adventure, friendship, animals, follow your dream, family, talking animals, friends, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: south america, venezuela, mount everest, latin america
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, witch, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, magic, parallel world, magical, family, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, future, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 377K
Maleficent (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading ...
Style: fairy tale, dark fantasy, visually appealing, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witch, disney, princess, fairy, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, magical creature, magical, curse, kingdom ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, scotland
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 734K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, inspirational, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: food, chef, rat, friendship, cooking, animals, disney, follow your dream, cooking and food, unlikely friendships, friends, talented ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 8.0
 498K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: feel good, witty, allegory, funny, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, disney, rabbit, stereotypes, adventure, talking animals, anthropomorphism, police, anthropomorphic animal, conspiracy, happy ending, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 462K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, futuristic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, robot, disney, friendship, heroes, adventure, friends, good versus evil, boy genius, teenage life, androids and robots, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
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 7.7
 568K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, family, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 625K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, sisters, magic, disney princess, snow, snowman, adventure, power of love, wizards and magicians, family, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
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 7.4
 278K
The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: animals, friendship, memory loss, adventure, shark, friends, courage, family, father son relationship, rescue, talking animals, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 711K
Inside Out (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. ...
Style: inspirational, touching, emotional, colourful, motivational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: memory, disney, imaginary friend, joy, family, creativity, childhood, parents and children, adventure, disgust, life philosophy, subconscious ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, contemporary
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: friendship, alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, children, halloween, stranded, boy, empathy, healing power, benign alien, ufo ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 676K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, funny, epic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, dragon, talking animals, adventure, magic, stereotypes, friendship, love and romance, reluctant partners, imaginary kingdom, unlikely friendships, ogre ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, touching, scenic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, chosen one, fantasy world, school, boarding school, wizards, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 324K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, orphan, adventure, magical, friendship, robot, hopes, filmmaking, destiny, street kid, secret, kids in trouble ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931
Place: paris france, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 328K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: philosophical, sincere, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, life after death, meaning of life, afterlife, lifestyle change, life, acceptance, life & death, jazz, following a dream, teaching the ways of the world, musician ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 251K
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, toys, travel, astronaut, sheriff, on the road, toy comes to life, cowboy, cartoon dog, antique shop, child, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 907K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, creature, imagination, parallel world, rivalry, fantasy world, talking animals, disney, friends, children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: himalaya
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 8.4
 1.1M
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, futuristic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: robot, loneliness, distopia, post apocalypse, space travel, ecology, love, adventure, society, happy ending, ecological disaster, androids and robots ...
Time: future, distant future
Is relevant ?
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: disney, love and romance, princess, beast, opposites attract, power of love, transformation, prince, castle, magic, fall in love, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 422K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: car, disney, friendship, adventure, car race, small town, social relations, mentor, happy ending, road trip, desert, family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 2000s
Place: california, arizona, los angeles, usa
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, escape from reality, magic, imaginary kingdom, journey, youth, imagination, good versus evil, talking animals, cat, disney ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: london, china
Is relevant ?
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, viking, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, friends, father son relationship, young kid, creature, teamwork, happy ending ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 8.3
 834K
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home ...
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, sad, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: toys, adventure, friendship, friends, escape, toy comes to life, family, objects come to life, anthropomorphism, college, dog, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ohio
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 736K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: funny, entertaining, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, disney, family, heroes, good versus evil, secret identity, adventure, superheroine, superhuman powers, superhero team, disguise, super strength ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 219K
Encanto (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, captivating, funny, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, magic, magical, female protagonist, disney, friend, family relations, magical power, girl, dancing, small town, friendship ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: colombia, south america, latin america
Is relevant ?
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, fairy tale, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, adventure, magical, time travel, friendship, witchcraft, fantasy world, good versus evil, werewolf, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 420K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, desert, friendship, genie, adventure, love, arabian nights, disney princess, magic, family, unlikely couple ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, sahara, iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 163K
Luca (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, water, ocean, sea voyage, coming of age, disguise, seaside town, friends, disney, monster, sea adventure, sea ...
Time: future, 50s, year 1959
Place: italy, europe, riviera
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 174K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, fairy tale, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, teens
Plot: magic, nanny, female protagonist, imagination, mischievous children, kite, disney, family, levitation, brother sister relationship, child's point of view, dancing ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 1910s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
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