Saturday, August 01, 2015

Top 150 List of Best Family Movies to Watch With the Kids Tonight!

Top 150 List of Best Family Movies to Watch With the Kids Tonight!
Top 150 List of Best Family Movies to Watch With the Kids Tonight!

By: Jenna Em

Are you looking for a great family movie to watch tonight with the kids or grandkids? Here is a list of over 150 films that (mostly) my whole family loves--kids and parents included! List includes both animated and regular family films. This list is "in our opinion"!
  1. Up
  2. Cars
  3. Cars 2
  4. Matilda
  5. Despicable Me
  6. Despicable Me 2
  7. Home Alone
  8. Nanny McPhee
  9. Nanny McPhee Returns
  10. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  11. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  12. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
  13. The Incredibles
  14. The Giant of Thunder Mountain
  15. Brave
  16. The Croods
  17. Tangled
  18. Monsters Inc.
  19. Monsters University
  20. Ratatouille
  21. Finding Nemo
  22. Frozen
  23. Mr. Popper's Penguins
  24. Hotel Transylvania
  25. How to Train Your Dragon
  26. How to Train Your Dragon 2
  27. Spy Kids
  28. Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
  29. Spy Kids 3D: Game Over
  30. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
  31. Rio
  32. Rio 2
  33. Spirited Away
  34. A Series of Unfortunate Events
  35. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (please note: the Harry Potter series becomes darker as the sequels progress)
  36. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  37. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of of Azkaban
  38. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  39. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  40. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  41. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 (for older kids)
  42. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (for older kids)
  43. The Lego Movie
  44. The Nightmare Before Christmas
  45. Jumanji
  46. The Princess Bride
  47. Mulan
  48. The Karate Kid
  49. Inside Out
  50. Night at the Museum
  51. Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian
  52. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  53. Kung Fu Panda
  54. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (classic movie)
  55. The Wizard of Oz (classic movie)
  56. The Sound of Music (classic movie)
  57. Mary Poppins (classic movie)
  58. Shrek
  59. The Lion King
  60. Zoom (my kids loved it; I hated it)
  61. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  62. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
  63. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days 
  64. Rango
  65. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
  66. Zathura: A Space Adventure (for older kids)
  67. Time Bandits (for older kids)
  68. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (for older kids)
  69. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (for older kids)
  70. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (for older kids)
  71. Star Wars Episode VII: A New Hope (for older kids)
  72. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (for older kids)
  73. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (for older kids)
  74. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (for older kids)
  75. Monster House (may be frightening for younger kids)
  76. The Dark Crystal (may be frightening for younger kids)
  77. The Secret of NIHM (may be frightening for younger kids)
  78. Barbie of Swan Lake (girls)
  79. Barbie & the Diamond Castle (girls)
  80. Coneheads
  81. Pokemon: MewTwo Returns
  82. Pokemon: MewTwo Vs. Mew
  83. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters (may be frightening for younger kids)
  84. Strange Magic
  85. Madagascar
  86. Ice Age
  87. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  88. Best Player (recommended by my 7-year old son)
  89. Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
  90. Dear Dumb Diary 
  91. Turbo
  92. The Bee Movie
  93. Beauty and the Beast
  94. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (older kids)
  95. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (older kids)
  96. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (older kids)
  97. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (older kids)
  98. Air Buddies
  99. Wreck-It Ralph
  100. The Little Mermaid
  101. Minions
  102. The Little Rascals Save the Day
  103. A Bug's Life
  104. Antz
  105. Corpse Bride
  106. Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin
  107. Willow (older kids)
  108. Back to the Future (older kids)
  109. Jurassic Park (older kids)
  110. Epic
  111. The Goonies
  112. Home
  113. Big Hero 6
  114. The Book of Life
  115. The Boxtrolls
  116. Muppets Most Wanted
  117. Holes
  118. Mrs. Doubtfire
  119. Cheaper By the Dozen (2003)
  120. Lilo & Stitch
  121. Fantastic Mr. Fox
  122. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  123. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
  124. Babe
  125. Babe: Pig In the City
  126. The Land Before Time
  127. The Lorax
  128. Meet the Robinsons
  129. Annie (1982)
  130. Annie (2014)
  131. Hugo
  132. My Body Guard (1980)
  133. E.T. (1982)
  134. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  135. The Last Mimzy
  136. Nim's Island
  137. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
  138. Return to Witch Mountain (1978)
  139. Scavenger Hunt (1979 - older kids)
  140. Gremlins (older kids)
  141. The Black Stallion (1979 - some frightening scenes)
  142. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
  143. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
  144. The Muppet Movie (1979)
  145. Popeye (1980)
  146. Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  147. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
  148. The Witches (1990 - some frightening scenes)
  149. Hocus Pocus (1993)
  150. Pete's Dragon (1977)
What family movies would you add to this list (or remove)? Which movies are your family's favourites?


  1. I have not seen this one The Giant of Thunder Mountain,thanks will look this up

  2. I LOVED Matilda, I might have to find it so I can watch it with my boys!

  3. Cars and Cars 2 are big favorites here too. Along with Planes and How to Train Your Dragon.

  4. Cars is in my top 5, we used to watch it all the time. I like Frozen, Big Hero and Homeward Bound :)

  5. We have seen all of these and love most! MY fave are the ones from the 80s that my kids show a new love for.

  6. I love love LOVE this list. Everytime I'm about to put a movie on for the little one, I think... hmmm out of these zillion options - which one would she like. And then I end up deciding on something she's already watched 30 times! I'm definitely bookmarking this post! Thanks!

  7. The weekend pass we it was just cold and rainy all weekend so we chose these movies...Mrs. Doubtfire,Matilda,Home Alone,Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo,
    The Apple Dumpling Gang.We had lots of laughs

  8. Great list of movies ... i am gonna save this list so when my grandson comes over i can get a different movie he hasn't seen , thanks for sharing :) Treen Goodwin rafflecopter name

  9. Great list...we have a regular movie night and we have watched most of these but there are a few that we haven't seen so will add make sure to watch them on upcoming movie nights.


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