The Very Best Children's Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Children's films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

Kid's movies list--all of the best films for children that were ever made, including classics like E.T. and more recent kid's movies like Finding Nemo. Find out which of your favorite kid and family-friendly movies are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This children's movie list is a great reference if you're looking for something to watch with the whole family tonight. This list of children's films also contains children's movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film.

These are the best children's movies of all time!

These are the top films in the children's genre. You know, movies for kids, or "children's cinema." "Children's Cinema" is made up. Totally not a real thing.

This list contains movies like The Lion King, and Finding Nemo.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these children's movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theaters for the first time, this is a list of good children's movies that can be helpful in any situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest children's movies, here is the full children's movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Children\'s movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Danny DeVito and Robert Rodriguez.

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    Minions 
	is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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    Despicable Me 2 
	is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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    Finding Nemo 
	is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    Happy Feet 
	is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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    Aladdin 
	is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal

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    Toy Story 
	is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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    Mulan 
	is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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    Toy Story 2 
	is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

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    Night at the Museum 
	is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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    Charlotte's Web 
	is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... 
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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    WALL-E 
	is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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    Peter Pan 
	is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

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    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape... 
	is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

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    Monsters, Inc. 
	is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Toy Story 3 
	is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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    Beauty and the Beast 
	is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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    Over the Hedge 
	is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks 
	is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

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    The Santa Clause 2 
	is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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    Madagascar 
	is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    101 Dalmatians 
	is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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    Tangled 
	is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... 
	is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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    The Fox and the Hound 
	is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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    Fantasia 
	is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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    Sleeping Beauty 
	is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

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    The Santa Clause 
	is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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    Dumbo 
	is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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    The Little Mermaid 
	is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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    One Hundred and One Dalmatians 
	is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

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    Spy Kids 
	is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino

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    Cinderella 
	is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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    The Muppets 
	is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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    A Bug's Life 
	is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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    Alice in Wonderland 
	is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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    Lady and the Tramp 
	is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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    Cars 
	is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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    Pocahontas 
	is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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    The Sandlot 
	is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

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    Charlotte's Web 
	is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies


    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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    The Incredibles 
	is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Children's Movies

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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