movies for young kids that are greatby leila-kashani99 | created - 23 Jun 2013 | updated - 04 Mar 2017 | Public
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1. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.
Votes: 124,053 | Gross: $82.27M
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Votes: 364,139 | Gross: $206.46M
3. Chicken Little (2005)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.
Votes: 73,021 | Gross: $135.39M
4. Cinderella III: A Twist in Time (2007 Video)
G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince.
5. Coraline (2009)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Votes: 168,343 | Gross: $75.29M
6. Despicable Me (2010)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.
Votes: 435,557 | Gross: $251.51M
8. Ella Enchanted (2004)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.
Votes: 53,644 | Gross: $22.92M
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Eloise at the Plaza
89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Eloise is an imaginative little girl living in New York City with her nanny, going on various adventures.
10. Enchanted (2007)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.
Votes: 157,307 | Gross: $127.81M
11. Finding Nemo (2003)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Votes: 806,603 | Gross: $380.84M
12. Freaky Friday (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
Votes: 108,402 | Gross: $110.23M
13. Get Smart (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.
Votes: 180,475 | Gross: $130.32M
15. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 107,221 | Gross: $118.87M
17. Halloweentown High (2004 TV Movie)
TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Marnie and her friends from Halloweentown are back in this made-for-cable feature. Marnie is a teenage witch living with her family of supernatural beings in the village of Halloweentown. ... See full summary »
18. Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Cromwell clan split their time between the real world and "Halloweentown", but the son of an old rival threatens to make the latter "real" and the real world a place of monsters.
19. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
Votes: 451,653 | Gross: $261.99M
20. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
Votes: 386,853 | Gross: $295.98M
21. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Votes: 639,718 | Gross: $381.01M
22. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
Votes: 448,205 | Gross: $290.01M
23. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
PG | 153 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Votes: 379,948 | Gross: $301.96M
24. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
PG-13 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Votes: 414,788 | Gross: $292.00M
25. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
Votes: 446,934 | Gross: $249.36M
26. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Votes: 521,711 | Gross: $317.58M
27. Hercules (1997)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.
Votes: 167,090 | Gross: $99.05M
28. High School Musical (2006 TV Movie)
TV-G | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music.
29. High School Musical 2 (2007 TV Movie)
TV-G | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
School's out for summer and the East High Wildcats are ready to make it the time of their lives after landing jobs in a wealthy country club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family.
30. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
G | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.
Votes: 49,445 | Gross: $90.56M
31. Hook (1991)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.
Votes: 202,497 | Gross: $119.65M
33. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 165,494 | Gross: $260.04M
34. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 271,818 | Gross: $73.86M
35. Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Manny, Sid, and Diego discover that the ice age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the woolly mammoths.
Votes: 219,122 | Gross: $195.33M
36. Imagine That (2009)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.
Votes: 11,673 | Gross: $16.09M
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action, when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
Votes: 369,389 | Gross: $317.10M
38. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first.
Votes: 591,466 | Gross: $197.17M
39. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Votes: 375,988 | Gross: $179.87M
2 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
A short film featuring Indiana's friend Sallah who narrates about Indy's discovery of the Temple of the Forbidden Eye built for god Mara where visitors can see future. Filmed for Adventureland ride in Disneyland.
41. Kangaroo Jack (2003)
PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a would-be musician, get caught up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go haywire when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.
Votes: 25,756 | Gross: $66.93M
42. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts.
Votes: 352,019 | Gross: $215.43M
43. Lilo & Stitch (2002)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive.
Votes: 137,286 | Gross: $145.79M
44. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.
Votes: 168,373 | Gross: $180.01M
45. Mary Poppins (1964)
G | 139 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Votes: 124,072 | Gross: $102.27M
46. Meet the Robinsons (2007)
G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine and together they team up to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate.
Votes: 75,591 | Gross: $97.82M
47. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
Votes: 683,266 | Gross: $289.92M
48. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.
Votes: 127,894 | Gross: $198.35M
49. Mulan (1998)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.
Votes: 202,881 | Gross: $120.62M
50. Mulan II (2004 Video)
G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy