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, touching, clever, light, visually appealing and sweet. Plot: childhood, mentor, storytelling, runaway, family, chase, dialogue, friendship, destiny and catastrophe. Genre: Family, Adventure and Animation. Country: USA, UK and Hong Kong.
Best Family Movies
Best Family Movies
TOP Movies: Soul (2020), The Inbetweeners 2 (2014), Wonder (2017), WALL·E (2008), Coco (2017), Up (2009), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Toy Story 3 (2010), Toy Story 4 (2019), The Incredibles (2004), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Lion King (1994), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Toy Story (1995), Shrek (2001), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Ratatouille (2007), Inside Out (2015), Monsters, Inc. (2001), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014).

List of Best Movies

 8.2
 109K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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: sincere, captivating, exciting, touching
Plot: self discovery, out of body experience, teacher, meaning of life, change in lifestyle, musician, jazz, life & death, teaching the ways of the world, acceptance, death, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: exciting, light, colourful, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, secret identity, super powers, physics, teenage hero, alternate universe, giant monster, spider man character, giant creature, giant, teenager ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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The Inbetweeners 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Neil, Will and Simon receive an invite from Jay to join him in Australia whilst on his gap year, who promises them it’s ”the sex capital of the world”. With their lives now rather dull compared to their hedonistic school days and legendary ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, friendship, youth, teenage life, holiday, social relations, vacation, road trip, drinking, drinking alcohol, sarcasm, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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 8.0
 140K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: middle school, school, bullying, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, mask, family relations, deformity, child, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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 8.4
 994K
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: feel good, exciting, futuristic, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, ecological disaster, space travel, spacecraft, imaginary, earth, contamination ...
Time: future
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 8.4
 376K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, colourful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, boy, life after death, childhood, musician, life & death, fantasy world, singer, child protagonist, music, family, ghost ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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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, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, school, chosen one, witch, magic, supernatural ability, magical, curses spells and rituals, wizards ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe
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 8.2
 930K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: loneliness, adventure, follow your dream, family, journey, friendship, unlikely friendships, friends, dog, obsessive quest, talking animals, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: 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, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, nasa, friendship, adventure, healing power, flying saucer, levitation, suburbs, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 8.3
 753K
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: touching, feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, escape, getting home, imaginary, computer animation, escapades, objects come to life, toy comes to life, peril ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ohio
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 7.8
 200K
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: exciting, sincere, humorous, road movie, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: toys, rescue mission, friendship, cowboy, toy, toy comes to life, travel, on the road, friends, heroes, astronaut, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
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 8.0
 654K
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: exciting, entertaining, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, secret identity, disney, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, family relations, villain, lawsuit, disguise ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.8
 409K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, heroes, young heroes, superhero, adventure, imaginary, androids and robots, boy genius, child prodigy, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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 8.5
 936K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, lion, family, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, talking animals, betrayal, prince, jungle, pride and honor, king ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, humorous, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, happy ending, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, young kid, friends, unlikely friendships, vikings, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, whimsical, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: magic, magical creature, wizards, magic wand, good versus evil, fantasy world, teleportation, dark fantasy, rescue, friendship, magician, chase ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, london, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.3
 883K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, rescue, jealousy, rivalry, teamwork, family, computer animation, cowboy, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
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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: twists and turns, stylized, exciting, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, supernatural ability, witch, chosen one, school, magic, boarding school life, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, twists and turns, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, school, witch, boarding school, supernatural ability, magic, curses spells and rituals, contests and competitions, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.8
 611K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, witty, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, princess, dragon, adventure, love and romance, swamp, opposites attract, friendship, ogre, save the princess, reluctant partners, magic ...
Time: 2000s
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, sick child, family drama, cancer, parenthood, child illness, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, childhood, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, montana
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 8.0
 638K
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, inspirational, entertaining, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, chef, food, cooking, cooking and food, rat, mouse, rise to the top, talking animals, young man, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, visually appealing, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, young heroes, magical, wizards, magic, supernatural ability, witch, magic wand, journey, hereditary gift of witchcraft, bravery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 1998, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.1
 610K
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: motivational, emotional, inspirational, cerebral, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, disney, childhood, happy ending, family relations, coming of age, memory, imaginary, joy, creativity, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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 8.1
 811K
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, sweet, funny, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, friends, parallel world, creature, fear, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, best friends, family, warrior, youth, legends and myths, viking, journey, rescue, friendship, adventure ...
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 431K
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: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, adventure, animals, prejudice, friendship, investigation, missing person, rabbit ...
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, opposites attract, beast, love story, disney, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, true love, prince, kingdom, good versus evil, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 191K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family life, family relations, youth, survival, caveman, disney, cave, parents and children, hunting, journey, teen romance ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 108K
Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, sweet, absurd, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family, father, children, parents, uninhibited rivalry, kids and family, divorce, christmas, stepfather stepson relationship, rival, rivals, father son relationship ...
Place: new orleans
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