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Must-watch Movies for Kids

Pragya T
Movies are a great source of entertainment and there are some movies created especially for children. Here are some of the best classic and good movies for kids to watch.
When selecting a movie for kids to watch, make sure the movie has been rated suitable for children to watch. Here we list the best movies for kids to watch. The list has classic movies like Mary Poppins and The Croods, which are a must watch for kids. So, go through the list and rent these movies from a video store for your kids to enjoy.

Great Movies List for Kids to Watch

Incredibles 2 (2018) Rating - PG
As the Parr family continues its superhero work under the alias of the Incredibles, they are faced with a new foe who aims to turn the population against the superheroes.
Despicable Me 3 (2017) Rating - PG
In this entertaining third installment of the 'Despicable Me' series, 'Gru' is shocked to find out he has a twin brother, 'Dru'. The brothers team up against Gru's favorite child actor, who has now turned into a formidable villain.
Zootopia (2016) Rating - PG
In Zootopia, the city of animals, bunny 'Judy Hopps' sets out to prove her worth as a police officer in an industry ruled by much larger mammals. Along the way, she makes an unexpected friend.
Inside Out (2015) Rating - PG
This movie takes us on a funny, and at times, emotional ride as 11 year old 'Riley' and her five emotions - Joy, Anger, Fear, Disgust and Sadness try to deal with the changes in her life.
How to Train Your Dragaon 2 (2014) Rating - PG
In this action packed sequel to the iconic 'How to Train Your Dragon' movie, the best friends 'Hiccup' and 'Toothless' set out to challenge the Dragon Rider Drago; who aims to conquer all the dragons, and ultimately the world.
The Croods (2013) Rating - PG
This is a fun movie, which is based in the prehistoric period. A family journeys to the mountains when their cave is destroyed.

Epic (2013) Rating - PG
This is one of the best animated movie of this year. A teen girl finds herself in a world where forces of good and evil battle for dominance.
The Adventures of Tintin (2011) Rating - PG
This movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and nominated for an Oscar. In this film, Tintin with Captain Haddock sets off on a journey to treasure hunt.

The Karate Kid (2010) Rating - PG
This is a remake of the 1984 film of the same name. It stars Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan.
Coraline (2009) Rating - PG
Based on Neil Gaiman's book, Coraline is a stop-motion animation film about a girl who finds herself in a bizarre new world.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Rating - PG
The movie is about a fox, who steals food from wealthy farmers.

Wall-E (2008) Rating - G
A heart-touching movie about Wall-E who falls in love with Eva.
Horton Hears a Who! (2008) Rating - G
Horton is an elephant who wants to save the creatures living on a tiny spec. A hilarious movie starring Jim Carrey as the voice of Horton.

Up (2009) Rating - PG
This recent film is about an old man, who goes flying 'up' by attaching millions of balloons to his home.
Kung Fu Panda (2008) Rating - PG
A very funny movie about a Panda who wants to learn kung fu.

Ponyo (2008) Rating - G
A beautiful anime movie about a fish who turns into a girl and starts looking for her friend.

Bolt (2008) Rating - PG
Bolt is a hilarious movie. It is about a dog who thinks he is a superhero.
Bee Movie (2007) Rating - PG
An interesting concept used in an animation film about bees suing humans for stealing their honey.

Enchanted (2007) Rating - PG
A part live action - part CG film, which is an interesting tale of a girl from a fairy tale who is getting married to a prince, but suddenly finds herself in modern-day New York.
High School Musical (2006) Rating - G
Series of fun to watch, musical dance movies set in high school.

Happy Feet (2006) Rating - PG
A tale about a penguin who can't sing but can tap dance.
Night at the Museum (2006) Rating - PG
This movie stars Ben Stiller as the night security guard at the Museum of Natural History. An ancient curse leads to the animals and exhibits come to life.

Nanny McPhee (2005) Rating - PG
Upon losing his wife Mr. Cedric Brown hires a nanny (with magical powers) for his seven children.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Rating - PG
A tale of a young boy and his tour of the amazing chocolate factory of Willy Wonka played by Johnny Depp.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Rating - PG
Based on the books by C.S. Lewis these movies have great storylines and visual effects.
Madagascar (2005) Rating - PG
Four animals from New York Central Zoo, escape to the wild...

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) Rating - G
A claymation film, about Wallace and Gromit, and their efforts to catch the Were Rabbit.

National Treasure (2004) Rating - PG
The movie stars Nicolas Cage, who is a historian trying to find the Templar Treasure.
The Incredibles (2004) Rating - PG
The Incredibles is a movie about a family of superheroes who are trying to save the world.

Ice Age (2002) Rating - PG
A group of a sabertooth, a sloth, and a mammoth and their adventures set in the Ice Age.
Shrek (2001) Rating - PG
The Shrek series are the most hilarious, great movies for kids, which are about an Ogre called Shrek and other fairyland characters.

Spirited Away (2001) Rating - PG
This is an Oscar-winning film, and visually very appealing. It tells the story about 10-year-old girl, Sen, who is working in a bathhouse for mythical creatures.
Monsters, Inc. (2001) Rating - G
A funny movie about monsters and how they work to scare children.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) Rating - PG
The series of Harry Potter movies is about a boy who is a wizard.

Spy Kids (2001) Rating - PG
About a brother-sister duo who transform from normal kids to spies!
The Princess Diaries (2001) Rating - G
Mia is a geeky girl who is pretty much invisible in her high school. Suddenly one day, here grandmother shows up and informs here she is the heir to the throne of Genovia, a European country.

Matilda (1996) Rating - PG
Based on Roald Dahl's book, Matilda is a hilarious film about a little girl who is a genius.
Jumanji (1995) Rating - PG
A classic film, with an amazing storyline of a dangerous but amazing game Jumanji.

Babe (1995) Rating - G
This is one of the cutest movies ever, it is about a pig called Babe who is raised by sheepdogs, and learns to herd sheep.
The Lion King (1994) Rating - G
This movie is about Simba and his adventures in the Jungle, portrayed in a beautiful Walt Disney film.

Cool Runnings (1993) Rating - PG
This is an adventure-comedy film, which is based on a true story. It is about the first Jamaican bobsled team trying to participate in Winter Olympics.
Aladdin (1992) Rating - G
This is a Disney film, about the adventures of Aladdin, his friends and the magic lamp he gets.

Hook (1991) Rating - PG
This film is about Peter Pan, who has forgotten that he is Peter Pan and has to save his children from Hook!
My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Rating - G
A classic cute animation film about two sisters and their neighbor Totoro.

The Goonies (1985) Rating - PG
This is a classic favorite. In this movie, a group of kids undertake a journey for a hidden treasure.
Ghostbusters (1984) Rating - PG
This is one-of-a-kind movie, in which a group of parapsychology professors offer ghost removal service.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Rating - PG
A classic movie by Steven Spielberg about children and an alien.
Star Wars (1977) Rating - PG
Classic series which starts with Luke Skywalker leaving his home planet to save Princess Leia.

Charlotte's Web (1973) Rating - G
This movie is about the unusual friendship between a spider and a pig.
The Jungle Book (1967) Rating - G
Among Disney's good movies for kids to watch, this film is about Mowgli, a boy brought up in the jungle and his jungle friends.

Mary Poppins (1964) Rating - G
A classic-musical film about a nanny with magical powers working for an unhappy family.
The Parent Trap (1961) Rating - G
A funny Disney film about twins and their divorced parents.

Bambi (1942) Rating - G
Disney's Bambi is a beautiful animated film, about a young deer.

Dumbo (1942) Rating - G
A brilliant film about a baby elephant with big ears.
Pinocchio (1940) Rating - G
This is a good movie, which is a classic tale of Pinocchio portrayed in a touching film about a living puppet who wants to be a real boy.
These were some cute, funny, musical, entertaining great movies for kids to watch. So, keep this in mind and pick a couple of movies, every weekend from this list. Have fun watching these movies with your kids!