The Ultimate List of 100 Family Movies for Family Movie Night with Kids of All Ages

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Cuddle up on the couch for family movie night with a selection from our list of 100 family movies for kids of all ages.

100 family movies for family movie night

Are you planning a family movie night and don’t know what to watch? Need a movie suitable for all age ranges?

Well, this list is just what you need. We have hand picked 100 family friendly movies that are all Rated G, PG or PG-13 (for those with teens).

I tried to choose movies that were not on every other list of family movies so that maybe you would see a suggestion and think, “Oh yeah, I forgot about that movie. That’s perfect”.

There are movies for all age ranges. There are animated favorites, family classics, stop-motion masterpieces and nostalgic family treasures you will want to share with your kids. The oldest movie is from the 1970s.

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Table of Contents

Who is this list of family-friendly movies for?

  • Parents looking for a clean, family-friendly movie selection for movie night
  • Kids sleepover party with friends
  • Those who have seen just about every movie and are looking for a standout family movie they may have forgotten about or haven’t seen yet

What information is provided about each family movie in this selection?

  • The movie title and release year of the movie
  • The studio production company
  • A list of actors in the movie
  • The MPAA rating, Suitable ages, Any content warnings
  • A movie summary

A Comprehensive List of 100 Family Movies

Inside Out (2015)

  • Studio: Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader
  • Rating: PG (Suitable for all ages)

Step into the mind of an 11 year old girl named Riley with “Inside Out.” Join her emotions (Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust) as they navigate the challenges of growing up. Pixar’s brilliant storytelling and captivating animation make this a heartwarming and insightful adventure for the whole family.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

  • Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Actors: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell
  • Rating: R (12 and older)

This indie gem combines humor and heart, featuring a young girl’s dream of entering a beauty pageant. Despite the challenges they face on their cross country journey, the Hoover family learns about the importance of family bonds and the true meaning of success. Its a road trip filled with laughter and unexpected moments.

Nim’s Island (2008)

  • Studio: Walden Media
  • Actors: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler
  • Rating: PG (Some material may not be suitable for children)

Join Nim, a spirited young girl living on a remote island, in the adventure packed “Nim’s Island.” When her father goes missing, Nim teams up with an adventure novelist to save him. This family-friendly film offers a blend of imagination, courage, and friendship. Its a tropical escapade that will entertain both kids and parents alike.

Ella Enchanted (2004)

  • Studio: Miramax Films
  • Actors: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes
  • Rating: PG (Some crude humor and language, perfect for ages 7+)

Follow Ella as she navigates a magical realm with an unfortunate curse. Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new stepfamily in order to protect her friend the prince who she’s falling for. With catchy musical numbers and enchanting creatures, this film is a delightful choice for a family movie night.

The Princess Bride (1987)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin
  • Rating: PG (Mild fantasy violence, suitable for most audiences)

“Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. Prepare to watch ‘The Princess Bride’!” This classic fairy tale adventure is a perfect blend of romance, humor, and swashbuckling action. Join Princess Buttercup and Westley on their quest to true love, encountering memorable characters along the way. With its timeless charm and quotable lines, this film is a must see for families looking for a timeless and entertaining movie night.

Encanto (2021)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Actors: Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo
  • Rating: PG (Some thematic elements, perfect for all ages)

Welcome to the magical Madrigal family in “Encanto,” where every member possesses unique gifts. Follow Mirabel on a journey of self discovery as she seeks to understand her place in this enchanting world. Filled with vibrant animation, catchy songs, and a heartwarming story, this Disney gem is a delightful choice for a family movie night.

The NeverEnding Story (1984)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Barret Oliver, Noah Hathaway, Tami Stronach
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy violence, suitable for most audiences)

Join Bastian as he reads a mysterious book that transports him to the magical land of Fantasia. Filled with mythical creatures and a quest to save a world on the brink of destruction, this ’80s classic is a nostalgic journey for parents and a captivating tale for kids.

A Knight’s Tale (2001)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon
  • Rating: PG-13 (Action violence, suitable for teens and up)

Jousting, romance, and rock music collide in the medieval world of “A Knight’s Tale.” Follow the adventures of William Thatcher, a peasant who dreams of becoming a knight. With its mix of witty humor and an epic tournament, this film offers a unique and entertaining spin on the classic knight’s tale.

Labyrinth (1986)

  • Studio: TriStar Pictures
  • Actors: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy peril, suitable for most audiences)

Teenage Sarah must navigate a labyrinth to rescue her baby brother from the Goblin King. Featuring the iconic David Bowie and imaginative puppetry by Jim Henson, this film is a visually stunning and whimsical journey. Filled with magic, music, and mazes, “Labyrinth” is a timeless classic that enchants audiences of all ages.

The Monster Squad (1987)

  • Studio: TriStar Pictures
  • Actors: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht
  • Rating: PG-13 (Monster violence, suitable for teens and up)

When legendary monsters threaten their town, a group of kids must come together to save the day. Filled with humor, scares, and a sense of nostalgia, this ’80s gem is perfect for families who enjoy a blend of horror and comedy. The Monster Squad faces off against classic creatures in this family-friendly monster mash.

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon
  • Rating: PG (Thematic elements and some peril, suitable for all ages)

Meg Murry and her friends travel through space and time to find Meg’s missing father. Filled with stunning visuals and a powerful message about love and self acceptance, this Disney adaptation of the classic novel is a captivating choice for family movie night.

Sister Act (1992)

  • Studio: Touchstone Pictures
  • Actors: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel
  • Rating: PG (Mild language and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

Join Deloris Van Cartier, played by the incomparable Whoopi Goldberg, as she goes undercover in a convent in “Sister Act.” Filled with laughter, music, and heart, this comedy is a feel good classic for the whole family. Deloris brings a touch of soul to the nunnery, creating a joyful and uplifting experience. Get ready for a toe tapping good time with this musical comedy.

Matilda (1996)

  • Studio: TriStar Pictures
  • Actors: Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman
  • Rating: PG (Thematic elements and mild language, suitable for all ages)

Meet Matilda, a gifted young girl with telekinetic powers. Based on Roald Dahl’s beloved novel, this film tells the story of a girl who overcomes adversity with her intelligence and kindness. Filled with magic and heart, “Matilda” is a charming and empowering film for kids and parents alike.

An American Tail (1986)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: Phillip Glasser, Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Join Fievel Mousekewitz on his journey from Russia to America in this animated classic . It explores themes of hope, family, and the pursuit of the American Dream. Filled with memorable characters and heartfelt moments, the film is a timeless tale of resilience and belonging. Its a perfect choice for audiences of all ages.

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Actors: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig
  • Rating: PG (Adventure action, some violence, and drunkenness, suitable for all ages)

The Adventures of Tintin (2011) is an animated film based on the comic book series by Hergé. It follows the adventures of Tintin, a young reporter, and his dog Snowy, as they team up with Captain Haddock to find a hidden treasure that belonged to Haddock’s ancestor. Packed with action, humor, and mystery, “The Adventures of Tintin” is a visually stunning and engaging film for the whole family.

Free Willy (1993)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Michael Madsen
  • Rating: PG (Mild language, suitable for all ages)

This is the heartwarming tale of a boy and his unlikely friendship with a killer whale in “Free Willy.” Jesse, a troubled foster child, forms a bond with the majestic orca named Willy. This family classic explores themes of compassion, freedom, and the power of friendship. Its an emotional journey that will tug at your heartstrings and inspire a love for these incredible marine creatures.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan
  • Rating: PG (Brief mild language, some rude humor, suitable for all ages)

Get ready for a culinary adventure of epic proportions with “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” Follow the young inventor Flint Lockwood as his machine turns water into food, causing chaos in his town. Packed with humor, creativity, and delicious animation, this film is a treat for the whole family. Join Flint on a journey to save the day and discover the true meaning of invention and responsibility.

Stardust (2007)

  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Actors: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Robert De Niro
  • Rating: PG-13 (Fantasy violence and risqué humor, suitable for teens and up)

This magical adventure tells the story of Tristan, a young man who crosses a magical wall to find a fallen star for his love interest, Victoria. Along the way, he encounters witches, pirates, princes, and a star named Yvaine, who changes his life forever. Filled with whimsical characters, romance, and swashbuckling action, this fantasy film is a captivating choice for families with older children.

Zathura (2005)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy action and peril, suitable for all ages)

Take a thrilling ride through space with “Zathura,” a cosmic adventure where a mysterious board game comes to life. Brothers Walter and Danny find themselves in an intergalactic journey full of challenges and surprises.

The Borrowers (1997)

  • Studio: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films
  • Actors: John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Tom Felton
  • Rating: PG (Some mild peril and brief language, suitable for all ages)

Follow the Clock family, tiny people living beneath the floorboards, as they navigate their home and interact with the human world. Filled with whimsy, adventure, and a touch of magic, this film is a delightful choice for family movie night.

Holes (2003)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight
  • Rating: PG (Violent behavior, mild language, suitable for all ages)

Join Stanley Yelnats and his fellow campers in the quirky and mysterious “Holes.” Based on Louis Sachar’s novel, this film weaves together past and present as it explores family curses, friendships, and hidden treasures. Filled with humor and suspense, “Holes” is an engaging and imaginative choice for a family movie night.

October Sky (1999)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern
  • Rating: PG (Mild language, thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

This is the inspiring true story of a group of small town boys reaching for the stars. Set against the backdrop of the space race, Homer Hickam and his friends defy expectations and pursue their passion for rocketry. This heartwarming film celebrates determination, friendship, and the pursuit of dreams.

Avatar (2009)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Sam Worthington, Zoë Saldana, Sigourney Weaver
  • Rating: PG-13 (Intense epic battle sequences and warfare, suitable for teens and up)

Explore the visually stunning world of Pandora in James Cameron’s epic sci-fi adventure. Join Jake Sully on a journey that transcends boundaries between humans and the indigenous Na’vi people. Filled with breathtaking visuals and a captivating story, “Avatar” is an immersive cinematic experience suitable for families with older children. You’ll be transported to a lush and fantastical alien planet in this groundbreaking film.

Charlotte’s Web (1973)

  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Actors: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Step into the heartwarming world of a pig named Wilbur and his extraordinary spider friend Charlotte in this animated classic. Based on E.B. White’s beloved novel, this timeless tale explores the bonds of friendship and the power of kindness. Filled with memorable characters and poignant moments, “Charlotte’s Web” is a charming choice for a family movie night.

Balto (1995)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Inspired by true events, this animated adventure tells the story of a dog’s determination to bring medicine to a remote Alaskan village during a deadly diphtheria outbreak. Filled with action, friendship, and a touch of humor, “Balto” is a family-friendly film that celebrates bravery and loyalty.

The Sandlot (1993)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, James Earl Jones
  • Rating: PG (Language, some rude humor, suitable for all ages)

This is a nostalgic coming of age film that celebrates friendship and the love of baseball. Join Scotty Smalls and his pals as they navigate the challenges of summer, adventures, and the legendary Babe Ruth baseball. Filled with humor, camaraderie, and timeless lessons, “The Sandlot” is a classic choice for a family movie night.

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel
  • Rating: PG (Thematic elements, fantasy violence, and mild language, suitable for all ages)

Take a magical journey to the imaginative world of Terabithia as you follow the friendship between Jess and Leslie. Together, they create a fantasy kingdom in the woods to escape their problems at home and school. Filled with heartwarming moments and unexpected twists, this film explores the power of imagination and the impact of genuine connections.

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman
  • Rating: PG (Mild peril, some language, suitable for all ages)

When an inventor’s shrinking machine goes awry, four kids find themselves navigating the backyard jungle as tiny explorers. Filled with humor, imaginative landscapes, and oversized challenges, this family classic is a journey of friendship and survival.

The Dark Crystal (1982)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: Jim Henson (puppeteer)
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy violence, suitable for most audiences)

Enter the mystical world of Thra with “The Dark Crystal,” a groundbreaking fantasy film featuring puppetry by Jim Henson. Follow Jen, a Gelfling, on a quest to heal the Dark Crystal and restore balance to his world. Filled with enchanting creatures and a unique visual style, this film is a mesmerizing and epic adventure for families with a taste for fantasy.

WALL-E (2008)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Ben Burtt (voice), Elissa Knight (voice)
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Join WALL-E, the lovable robot, on a futuristic adventure set in a post apocalyptic world. This animated gem follows WALL-E’s quest for love and the revival of humanity. Filled with heart, humor, and environmental messages, this Pixar film is a visually stunning and emotionally resonant experience for audiences of all ages.

The Great Outdoors (1988)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: John Candy, Dan Aykroyd, Annette Bening
  • Rating: PG (Mild language and some crude humor, suitable for all ages)

Get ready for a hilarious family vacation gone awry in “The Great Outdoors.” Two brothers-in-law clash during a family vacation at a lake resort. The film depicts their hilarious misadventures and mishaps as they try to cope with each other’s personalities and problems. This is a John Hughes movie, so you know its 1980s family movie gold.

Moana (2016)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Actors: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson
  • Rating: PG (Peril and some scary images, suitable for all ages)

Take a seafaring journey with the adventurous Moana in this Disney animated musical. Join Moana as she sets sail to save her island and discovers her own identity along the way. Filled with catchy songs, stunning animation, and a strong message of empowerment, “Moana” is an uplifting and entertaining film for the whole family.

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

  • Studio: DreamWorks Animation
  • Actors: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera
  • Rating: PG (Adventure action and some mild rude humor, suitable for all ages)

Follow the journey of Hiccup, a young Viking, and Toothless, a Night Fury dragon, as they form an unlikely friendship. This film is filled with breathtaking animation, heartwarming moments, and thrilling dragon flights. A perfect adventure movie for the whole family.

The LEGO Movie (2014)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett
  • Rating: PG (Mild action and rude humor, suitable for all ages)

Emmet, an ordinary LEGO construction worker, becomes an unlikely hero in a quest to save the LEGO universe. Filled with humor, vibrant animation, and a message of individuality, this film is a delightful experience for families that illustrates the power of teamwork.

The Incredibles (2004)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson
  • Rating: PG (Action violence, suitable for all ages)

The Incredibles (2004) is an animated superhero film about a family of former superheroes who are forced to hide their powers and live a normal life. However, when a vengeful fan turned villain threatens the world, they must come out of retirement and work together to stop him.

The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation
  • Actors: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph
  • Rating: PG (Action and some language, suitable for all ages)

Join the quirky Mitchell family as they inadvertently become humanity’s last hope against a robot uprising. Filled with humor, vibrant animation, and a message about the importance of family, this animated gem is a perfect choice for a movie night with kids.

The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Lets take a comedic journey in the ancient Incan empire with this animated comedy film about a selfish and arrogant emperor named Kuzco, who is turned into a llama by his former advisor Yzma and her henchman Kronk. With the help of a kind peasant named Pacha, Kuzco must find a way to regain his human form and his throne, while learning some valuable lessons along the way.  Filled with humor, memorable characters, and catchy music, this Disney animated film is a delightful and entertaining choice for family movie night.

Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

  • Studio: Touchstone Pictures
  • Actors: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan
  • Rating: PG-13 (Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13)

This is a comedy film that takes babysitting to a whole new level. A teenage girl named Chris agrees to babysit three kids after her boyfriend cancels their date. She and the kids end up in a series of wild and dangerous situations in downtown Chicago when she tries to help her friend who ran away from home. Along the way, they encounter a car thief, a gang, a blues club, a frat party, and a skyscraper office, while being chased by a jealous husband and a vengeful criminal. This film is an entertaining choice for family movie night with older kids.

Miracle (2004)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah Emmerich
  • Rating: PG (Language and some rough sports action, suitable for all ages)

Experience the true story of the “Miracle on Ice” in the inspiring sports drama “Miracle.” Follow coach Herb Brooks as he leads the underdog U.S. hockey team to victory against the formidable Soviet team at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Filled with patriotism, teamwork, and the thrill of competition, this film is a perfect choice for families, sports enthusiasts, and those who love an underdog tale.

The Right Stuff (1983)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Sam Shepard
  • Rating: PG (Language, thematic elements, suitable for teens and up)

Based on Tom Wolfe’s book, this epic historiacal drama captures the daring spirit of the men who became America’s first astronauts. It chronicles the lives and achievements of the test pilots and astronauts involved in the early days of the US space program. Filled with adventure, camaraderie, and historical significance, this film is a compelling and educational choice for families with older children.

The Goonies (1985)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman
  • Rating: PG (Adventure peril, some language, suitable for all ages)

This classic adventure film follows a group of kids on a quest to save their homes from foreclosure. This film of friendship, pirate lore, and unexpected twists is an ’80s gem that’s a timeless choice for a family movie night.

Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Harry (the Bigfoot)
  • Rating: PG (Mild language, suitable for all ages)

When the Henderson family accidentally hits a creature with their car, they decide to take him home, leading to a series of hilarious and heartwarming events. Filled with humor and a message about understanding and acceptance, this family comedy is a delightful choice for movie night. Its a furry and funny adventure that celebrates the bonds between humans and mythical creatures.

Finding Nemo (2003)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

This is a heartwarming animated adventure about a clownfish named Marlin searching for his son, Nemo. Filled with colorful characters, stunning animation, and a touching father-son story, this Pixar classic is an oceanic delight for the whole family.

Coco (2017)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
  • Rating: PG (Thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

This is a beautifully animated film from Pixar that celebrates family and culture. Follow Miguel, a young boy with a passion for music, as he embarks on a journey to the Land of the Dead to uncover his family’s secrets. Filled with stunning visuals, rich storytelling, and heartfelt music, “Coco” is a perfect choice for a family movie night.

Ratatouille (2007)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Patton Oswalt, Brad Garrett, Lou Romano
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

This is a charming Pixar film that follows the culinary aspirations of a rat named Remy. Filled with humor, heart, and delicious visuals, this animated gem is a feast for the senses. It will leave the whole family with a newfound appreciation for the art of cooking and the joy of following one’s passion.

Jumanji (1995)

  • Studio: TriStar Pictures
  • Actors: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt
  • Rating: PG (Adventure action and some mild language, suitable for all ages)

Jumanji is a movie about a magical board game that unleashes various dangers from the jungle world of Jumanji. A boy named Alan Parrish gets trapped inside the game for 26 years, until two children, Judy and Peter, free him and join him and his childhood friend, Sarah, to finish the game and end the chaos. Along the way, they face wild animals, giant insects, a hunter, and a monsoon. Its a rollercoaster of excitement that will captivate audiences of all ages.

Big (1988)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins
  • Rating: PG (Some suggestive content and mild language, suitable for all ages)

Experience the ultimate wish fulfillment in “Big,” where a 12 year old boy magically transforms into an adult overnight. Starring Tom Hanks, this charming and humorous film explores the joys and challenges of growing up. Filled with iconic moments and a timeless message about the importance of staying true to oneself, “Big” is a delightful choice for family movie night. Its a tale that proves age is just a number.

Luca (2021)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman
  • Rating: PG (Some thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

This is a heartwarming Pixar animation film about a young sea monster boy who can transform into a human when he is dry. He befriends another sea monster boy named Alberto and a human girl named Giulia, and they enter a triathlon in an Italian town. Luca learns about friendship, courage, and the wonders of the human world. This film is a delightful choice for a family movie night.

Ice Age (2002)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary
  • Rating: PG (Mild peril, some mild language, suitable for all ages)

This ia an animated film that follows a group of unlikely animal friends as they try to survive the onset of the Ice Age. Filled with humor, warmth, and unforgettable characters, this family-friendly film is a great choice for movie night. Join Manny the mammoth, Sid the sloth, and Diego the saber-toothed tiger on a journey that will melt your heart.

Beethoven (1992)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones
  • Rating: PG (Mild language and some threatening situations, suitable for all ages)

Beethoven is a movie about a St. Bernard dog who is adopted by the Newton family, despite the objections of their father, George. The dog causes trouble and mischief, but also helps the children and saves them from a cruel veterinarian who wants to use him for experiments. Beethoven is a comedy film that celebrates the bond between humans and animals. Filled with laughs, heart, and the lovable antics of a giant dog, this film is a timeless choice for family movie night.

Short Circuit (1986)

  • Studio: TriStar Pictures
  • Actors: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg
  • Rating: PG (Some mild language and violence, suitable for all ages)

This is a charming sci-fi comedy featuring a lovable and curious robot named Number 5. When Number 5 gains human-like intelligence, he embarks on an adventure to understand life and friendship. This family classic is filled with humor and heart and explores themes of identity and acceptance. .

My Girl (1991)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd
  • Rating: PG-13 (Thematic elements, suitable for teens and up)

This is a bittersweet coming of age tale set in the 1970s that follows the friendship between Vada and Thomas as they navigate the challenges of growing up. Filled with laughter, tears, and poignant moments, “My Girl” is a touching story about love, loss, and the bonds that shape us. Its an emotional journey that captures the essence of adolescence.

Lightyear (2022)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Dale Soules
  • Rating: PG (Action sequences and some thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

Blast off into space with the origins of Buzz Lightyear in this Pixar adventure that explores the backstory of the iconic space ranger from the “Toy Story” franchise. Buzz Lightyear (voiced by Chris Evans) goes on an intergalactic adventure with his crew and his robot companion, Sox, to stop the evil Emperor Zurg and his army. Along the way, he discovers the meaning of courage, friendship, and heroism.

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Actors: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer
  • Rating: PG (Some rude humor and mild action, suitable for all ages)

Enter the world of video games with “Wreck-It Ralph,” an animated adventure that follows Ralph, a video game villain, as he seeks to become a hero. Filled with clever references, humor, and heartwarming moments, this Disney film is a delightful choice for family movie night.

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment
  • Actors: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart
  • Rating: PG (Action and some rude humor, suitable for all ages)

Ever wondered what pets do when their owners aren’t around? Find out in “The Secret Life of Pets,” an animated comedy that explores the hilarious and adventurous lives of pets in a bustling city. Filled with laughs, heart, and memorable characters, this film is a fun and entertaining choice for family movie night. Its a pet filled escapade that will have the whole family chuckling.

Soul (2020)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton
  • Rating: PG (Some thematic elements and mild language, suitable for all ages)

Embark on a soulful journey in “Soul,” a Pixar animation that explores the meaning of life and passion. Follow Joe Gardner, a middle school music teacher, as he navigates the afterlife and discovers the true essence of existence. Filled with stunning visuals, heartfelt moments, and a jazz infused soundtrack, “Soul” is a stunning, visually captivating film for family movie night. Its a unique and uplifting adventure that will inspire and resonate with audiences of all ages.

The Peanuts Movie (2015)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox, Blue Sky Studios
  • Actors: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the gang in “The Peanuts Movie,” a heartwarming and nostalgic animated film that brings the beloved Peanuts characters to the big screen. Charlie Brown goes on an adventure to impress the new girl in school and learns valuable lessons about friendship and self-confidence. Its filled with humor, charm, and timeless lessons, making this family-friendly movie perfect for a cozy night in.

The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse
  • Rating: PG (Mild language and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

The Indian in the Cupboard is a movie about a boy who receives a magical cupboard that can bring his toys to life. He befriends a Native American figure named Little Bear, who teaches him about his culture and history. He also faces challenges and dangers when he shares his secret with his friend and brings other figures to life.

Minions (2015)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment
  • Actors: Pierre Coffin, Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm
  • Rating: PG (Action and rude humor, suitable for all ages)

Prepare for laughter and mischief with the lovable yellow creatures in “Minions.” This animated comedy serves as a prequel to the “Despicable Me” franchise and follows the misadventures of the Minions as they search for a new evil master to serve. This will fill your family movie night with lots of laughter.

Cats & Dogs (2001)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins, Alec Baldwin
  • Rating: PG (Action and some humor, suitable for all ages)

Unleash the fur flying fun in “Cats & Dogs,” a family comedy that reveals the secret war between cats and dogs for control of the world. Filled with espionage, humor, and talking animals, this film is a lighthearted choice for a family movie night. Get ready for a paws-itively entertaining adventure that will have you viewing your pets in a whole new light.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

  • Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
  • Actors: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman
  • Rating: PG (Some action violence and mild language, suitable for all ages)

This film lovingly parodies parodies and pays homage to science-fiction films and series, especially Star Trek and its fandom. It follows the cast of a fictional cult television series, Galaxy Quest, who are drawn into a real interstellar conflict by actual aliens who think the series is an accurate documentary.

Isle of Dogs (2018)

  • Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush
  • Actors: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton
  • Rating: PG-13 (Thematic elements and some violent images, suitable for teens and up)

Step into the unique world of stop-motion animation with “Isle of Dogs,” a film by Wes Anderson. Set in a dystopian future where dogs are exiled to an island, this visually stunning and emotionally resonant film follows a young boy’s quest to find his lost canine friend. Filled with wit, charm, and a rich visual palette, “Isle of Dogs” is a captivating choice for family movie night, especially for those who appreciate distinctive filmmaking.

Coraline (2009)

  • Studio: Focus Features, Laika
  • Actors: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Keith David
  • Rating: PG (Thematic elements, scary images, some language, suitable for all ages)

Enter the enchantingly eerie world of “Coraline,” a stop-motion animated film based on Neil Gaiman’s novella. Follow Coraline as she discovers a parallel world that seems perfect but hides a dark secret. Filled with imaginative visuals and a touch of creepiness, this film is a captivating and slightly spooky choice for family movie night.

Willow (1988)

  • Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Actors: Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy violence and some mild language, suitable for all ages)

Follow the journey of Willow Ufgood, a young farmer who finds himself on a quest to protect a special baby from an evil queen. Filled with magic, creatures, and memorable characters, this family-friendly fantasy film is a classic choice for movie night.

Dr. Dolittle (1998)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt
  • Rating: PG-13 (Brief language and sexual content, suitable for teens and up)

This whimsical adventure comedy film follows the journey of a doctor who discovers he can talk to animals. Starring Eddie Murphy, this family-friendly film combines humor, heart, and a love for animals. Its a laugh out loud journey that celebrates the joy of communication between humans and our furry, feathery, and scaly friends.

Mouse Hunt (1997)

  • Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
  • Actors: Nathan Lane, Lee Evans
  • Rating: PG (Brief language, suitable for all ages)

Prepare for a hilariously chaotic battle in “Mouse Hunt,” a comedy that follows two brothers trying to rid their inherited mansion of a clever and persistent mouse. Filled with slapstick humor and inventive gags, this family-friendly film is a lighthearted choice for movie night that will have the whole family laughing.

Paddington (2014)

  • Studio: StudioCanal, Heyday Films
  • Actors: Ben Whishaw (voice), Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins
  • Rating: PG (Some action and mild rude humor, suitable for all ages)

This charming and heartwarming film is based on the beloved children’s books. Follow the adventures of a polite and accident prone bear named Paddington as he navigates life in London. Its filled with humor, warmth, and a positive message about acceptance, making this family film is a delightful choice for movie night.

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Actors: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina
  • Rating: PG (Some violence, action, and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

Raya and the Last Dragon is a movie about a warrior princess who seeks out the last dragon in the world to stop a dark force that turns people into stone. She teams up with a ragtag group of allies and learns to trust others and herself. The movie is inspired by the cultures and traditions of Southeast Asia. This Disney animated film is an exciting and visually stunning choice for family movie night.

Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken (1991)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Experience the inspiring true story of Sonora Webster in “Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken.” Set in the 1930s, this film follows Sonora’s determination to become a diving girl despite the challenges she faces. Filled with courage, perseverance, and a love for horses, this family-friendly drama is a timeless choice for movie night.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises
  • Actors: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman
  • Rating: PG (Action, some thematic elements, and mild language, suitable for all ages)

This is a stop-motion animated film directed by Wes Anderson. A clever and rebellious fox named Mr. Fox steals food from three wealthy and mean farmers, who vow to destroy him and his family. Mr. Fox and his animal friends must use their wits and skills to survive and fight back against the farmers’ relentless attacks. Get ready for a visually stunning and cleverly crafted tale that will enchant audiences of all ages.

Spy Kids (2001)

  • Studio: Miramax, Dimension Films
  • Actors: Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa PenaVega
  • Rating: PG (Action sequences and brief language, suitable for all ages)

Two siblings, Carmen and Juni, discover that their parents are secret agents who have been kidnapped by a ruthless inventor. They join forces with their uncle, a fellow spy, and embark on a thrilling adventure to rescue their parents and stop the inventor’s evil plan. Filled with gadgets, humor, and family dynamics, this film is a fun and exciting choice for movie night.

Pan (2015)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy action and brief mild language, suitable for all ages)

A young orphan boy named Peter is whisked away to a magical world called Neverland, where he learns that he is the prophesied savior of the fairies and the natives. He teams up with a spirited pirate girl named Tiger Lily and a charming rogue named James Hook to defeat the tyrannical pirate Blackbeard, who seeks to destroy Neverland and its magic. Get ready for a journey that explores the origins of the boy who never grew up.

Chef (2014)

  • Studio: Open Road Films
  • Actors: Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo
  • Rating: R (Language, suitable for teens and up)

A talented but frustrated chef named Carl quits his job at a prestigious restaurant and decides to start his own food truck business. Along the way, he reconnects with his estranged son and his ex-wife, and rediscovers his passion for cooking and life. Its a heartwarming film to share with you teenage children.

Beetlejuice (1988)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis
  • Rating: PG (Fantasy violence and some mild language, suitable for all ages)

This darkly comedic fantasy film is directed by Tim Burton.  A newly deceased couple, Adam and Barbara, find that their home is haunted by a rude and obnoxious ghost named Beetlejuice, who offers to help them scare away the new owners. However, they soon realize that Beetlejuice has his own agenda and is more trouble than he is worth. This film is an imaginative and offbeat choice for family movie night.

Babe (1995)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: James Cromwell, Christine Cavanaugh (voice)
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

A gentle and brave pig named Babe befriends the other animals on a farm and learns how to herd sheep like a dog. He proves his worth to the farmer and the other dogs by winning a sheepdog competition. He also earns the respect and love of the other animals and the farmer’s family. Its a delightful and uplifting story that proves anyone can achieve their dreams, no matter their size or species.

Big Hero 6 (2014)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Actors: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit (voice), Jamie Chung (voice)
  • Rating: PG (Action and peril, some rude humor, suitable for all ages)

A young genius named Hiro and his inflatable robot companion Baymax form a superhero team with their friends to stop a masked villain who stole Hiro’s invention. They discover that the villain is actually a professor who wants revenge for his daughter’s death in a portal accident. They manage to stop him and rescue his daughter, who was trapped in another dimension. This Disney film is an exciting and emotionally resonant choice for family movie night.

Flipper (1996)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Actors: Elijah Wood, Paul Hogan
  • Rating: PG (Mild language and some adventure peril, suitable for all ages)

A rebellious teenager named Sandy spends the summer with his uncle, a marine biologist, in the Florida Keys. He befriends a friendly dolphin named Flipper, who helps him overcome his troubles and have fun. He also helps his uncle expose a group of fishermen who are illegally dumping toxic waste into the ocean. Filled with oceanic beauty, friendship, and environmental themes, this film is a breezy and entertaining choice for movie night.

The Secret Garden (1993)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Andrew Knott
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

A spoiled and lonely girl named Mary is sent to live with her uncle in a gloomy mansion after her parents die in a cholera outbreak. She discovers a hidden garden that has been neglected for years and decides to restore it with the help of a local boy named Dickon and her sickly cousin Colin. The garden becomes a place of healing and joy for the children and the adults. This family film is a timeless and visually stunning choice for movie night.

The Parent Trap (1998)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson
  • Rating: PG (Some mild language and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

Join two identical twins on a hilarious and heartwarming journey of family reunion in “The Parent Trap.” Separated at birth and raised on different continents, Annie and Hallie meet at a summer camp and hatch a plan to bring their long lost parents back together. This Disney film is a delightful choice for family movie night.

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2021)

  • Studio: N/A
  • Actors: Jenny Slate (voice)
  • Rating: N/A (Suitable for all ages)

Voiced by Jenny Slate, Marcel the shell shares his tiny and delightful musings on life, love, and tiny footwear. A documentary filmmaker discovers Marcel, a one inch tall talking shell living with his grandmother and their pet lint. He posts a short film about Marcel online, which makes him a viral sensation and gives him hope of finding his lost family. Filled with whimsy and humor, this film is a perfect pick for a cozy movie night with the family. Get ready for more adorable insights from Marcel, the shell with a big personality.

The Sea Beast (2022)

  • Studio: Netflix Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Actors: Karl Urban (voice), Zaris-Angel Hator
  • Rating: PG (Swashbuckling adventure has kid role model, monster attacks, Suitable for all ages)

The Sea Best (2022) is an animated adventure film that follows the journey of Jacob Holland, a legendary sea monster hunter, and Maisie Brumble, a young orphan girl who stows away on his ship. Together, they discover the truth about the war between humans and sea beasts, and find an unlikely friend in a fearsome creature called the Red Bluster.

The Little Witch (2018)

  • Studio: Tobis Film, Odeon Film, Claussen+Wöbke+Putz Filmproduktion
  • Actors: Karoline Herfurth, Axel Prahl, Luis Vorbach
  • Rating: PG (Some mild peril and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

A young witch who wants to join the annual Walpurgis Night celebration must learn all the spells in the big magic book in one year. She gets help from a friendly raven and a human boy, but also faces trouble from the evil head witch.

Upside Down (2012)

  • Studio: Millennium Entertainment
  • Actors: Jim Sturgess, Kirsten Dunst
  • Rating: PG-13 (Some sexuality and partial nudity, suitable for teens and up)

Experience a unique love story set in a world with dual gravity in “Upside Down.” A man and a woman from two opposite worlds that have different gravitational forces fall in love with each other. They face many obstacles and dangers as they try to reunite and challenge the laws that separate them. Filled with breathtaking visuals and a captivating romance, this film is an imaginative and visually stunning choice for family movie night with older kids.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Actors: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore
  • Rating: PG (Quirky situations, action, and mild language, suitable for all ages)

Directed by Tim Burton, this film is about a poor boy named Charlie who wins a golden ticket to visit the amazing chocolate factory of the eccentric Willy Wonka. He and four other children experience a magical and perilous adventure inside the factory, where they learn valuable lessons. Filled with whimsy, candy, and eccentric characters, this film is a deliciously delightful choice for family movie night.

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Michael J. Fox (voice), Sally Field (voice), Don Ameche (voice)
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Three pets, a golden retriever, a cat, and a bulldog, escape from their temporary home and embark on a perilous journey to find their owners. They face many dangers and obstacles, but also make new friends along the way. This Disney film is a timeless and emotionally resonant choice for family movie night. Get ready for an adventure that celebrates the enduring love between animals and humans.

Milo and Otis (1986)

  • Studio: Toho Company, Fuji Television Network, Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Dudley Moore (narrator)
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

A curious kitten named Milo and a loyal pug named Otis become best friends on a farm. They get separated when Milo falls into a river and Otis follows him. They have many adventures and encounters with different animals as they try to find each other and return to the farm. Filled with adorable animal antics, breathtaking landscapes, and a timeless story of friendship, “Milo and Otis” is a charming choice for family movie night.

Annie (1982)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett
  • Rating: PG (Some mild language and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

Set in the bustling city of New York, this musical film follows Annie, an orphan girl, who lives in a miserable orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. She gets a chance to spend a week with the wealthy and kind hearted Oliver Warbucks, who decides to adopt her. However, Miss Hannigan and her accomplices try to stop the adoption and claim Annie as their own. “Annie” is a timeless and family-friendly choice for movie night that is filled with memorable songs, delightful performances, and a message of hope.

Night at the Museum (2006)

  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Actors: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson
  • Rating: PG (Mild action, language, and brief rude humor, suitable for all ages)

A divorced and struggling father named Larry gets a job as a night guard at the Museum of Natural History. He soon discovers that the exhibits come to life at night and cause chaos. He befriends some of the historical figures and tries to restore order and save the museum from a sinister plot.

Daddy Day Care (2003)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures, Revolution Studios
  • Actors: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Anjelica Huston
  • Rating: PG (Language and some thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

Two fathers, Charlie and Phil, lose their jobs and decide to start their own day care center. They face many challenges and mishaps as they try to take care of a group of unruly kids. They also compete with a rival day care center that wants to shut them down. An excellent family comedy for movie night.

The Karate Kid (1984)

  • Studio: Columbia Pictures
  • Actors: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita
  • Rating: PG (Mild violence, language, and thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

A bullied teenager named Daniel learns karate from a wise and mysterious mentor, Mr. Miyagi, who helps him overcome his enemies and find his self confidence. Daniel enters a karate tournament to face his rival, Johnny, and prove himself. Along the way, he also falls in love with a girl named Ali, who supports him in his journey. This iconic 80s classic is perfect for family movie night.

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

  • Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Actors: Max Records, Catherine Keener (voice), James Gandolfini (voice)
  • Rating: PG (Mild thematic elements, some adventure action, and brief language, suitable for all ages)

A lonely and imaginative boy named Max runs away from home and sails to a land of wild creatures, where he becomes their king. He befriends a giant beast named Carol, who shares his sense of adventure and mischief. However, he soon realizes that being a king is not as easy as he thought, and that the wild things have their own problems and emotions.

A Bug’s Life (1998)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
  • Actors: Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey (voice), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (voice)
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

Join a quirky cast of insect characters in this Pixar animated film that follows an ant named Flik as he recruits a group of circus bugs to save his colony from menacing grasshoppers.

Mighty Joe Young (1998)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
  • Actors: Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Rade Šerbedžija
  • Rating: PG (Some adventure violence and mild language, suitable for all ages)

A young woman named Jill has raised a giant gorilla named Joe since he was a baby in the African jungle. When a ruthless poacher kills Jill’s mother and tries to capture Joe, Jill and Joe are rescued by a wildlife conservationist named Gregg, who takes them to a sanctuary in California. However, the poacher follows them and tries to kidnap Joe again, forcing Jill and Gregg to save him and return him to his home. This is a family adventure perfect for movie night.

Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

  • Studio: Lionsgate
  • Actors: Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett
  • Rating: PG (Some language, suitable for all ages)

This heartwarming drama follows a smart and shy girl named Akeelah who lives in a poor neighborhood in Los Angeles. She discovers that she has a talent for spelling and decides to enter the Scripps National Spelling Bee, with the help of a stern and secretive coach. She faces many challenges and competitors, but also gains the support and admiration of her community. This is a thoughtful and educational choice for family movie night.

Abominable (2019)

  • Studio: DreamWorks Animation, Pearl Studio
  • Actors: Chloe Bennet (voice), Albert Tsai (voice), Tenzing Norgay Trainor (voice)
  • Rating: PG (Some action and mild rude humor, suitable for all ages)

A teenage girl named Yi finds a young yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai. She and her friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. Along the way, they have to avoid a wealthy man and a zoologist who want to capture the yeti.

Shazam! (2019)

  • Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Films
  • Actors: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel
  • Rating: PG-13 (Intense sequences of action, language, and suggestive material, suitable for teens and up)

A foster kid named Billy is chosen by an ancient wizard to be the new champion of good. He gains the ability to transform into an adult superhero with various powers by saying the word “Shazam”. He and his foster brother have to stop the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana, who has the power of the Seven Deadly Sins. This DC Comics adaptation offers a fresh and lighthearted take on the superhero genre.

Trolls (2016)

  • Studio: DreamWorks Animation
  • Actors: Anna Kendrick (voice), Justin Timberlake (voice), Zooey Deschanel (voice)
  • Rating: PG (Some mild rude humor, suitable for all ages)

A cheerful troll princess named Poppy and a grumpy troll named Branch go on a rescue mission to save their friends from the Bergens, creatures who eat trolls to feel happy. They discover that happiness is not something that can be eaten, but something that comes from within. They also learn to appreciate each other’s differences and become friends. Filled with catchy tunes, colorful visuals, and positive messages, this family-friendly film is a joyful choice for movie night.

Hook (1991)

  • Studio: TriStar Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
  • Actors: Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts
  • Rating: PG (Adventure violence, mild language, and some thematic elements, suitable for all ages)

A grown up Peter Pan, who has forgotten his childhood, is kidnapped by his old nemesis, Captain Hook, who wants revenge. He is taken to Neverland, where he meets his children, who have been captured by Hook, and his old friends, the Lost Boys. He has to remember who he is and reclaim his magic to save his children and defeat Hook. “Hook” is a nostalgic and family-friendly choice for movie night. Its a journey that captures the magic of Peter Pan’s timeless tale.

Zootopia (2016)

  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Actors: Ginnifer Goodwin (voice), Jason Bateman (voice), Idris Elba (voice)
  • Rating: PG (Some thematic elements, rude humor, and action, suitable for all ages)

Enter the bustling metropolis of “Zootopia,” a city where animals of all shapes and sizes live together in harmony. A rookie bunny cop named Judy Hopps and a con artist fox named Nick Wilde team up to solve a mysterious case of missing predators in Zootopia, a city where animals of all kinds live together. They uncover a conspiracy that involves a secret weapon that turns predators into savage beasts. They also overcome their prejudices and become friends.

The Land Before Time (1988)

  • Studio: Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
  • Actors: Gabriel Damon (voice), Candace Hutson (voice), Judith Barsi (voice)
  • Rating: G (Suitable for all audiences)

A young dinosaur named Littlefoot is separated from his family during a great earthquake. He meets four other young dinosaurs of different species, who join him on his journey to find the Great Valley, a place of safety and abundance. They face many dangers and challenges, but also learn the value of friendship and cooperation. “The Land Before Time” is a timeless choice for family movie night.


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