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Movie Night with the Family

by Jennifer McLaughlin on Apr 14th, 2015

We have created an epic list of kid friendly and family movies for parents to choose from. Including the classics, best animated flicks and new favorites, this list is sure to inspire your next fun get-together.

So gather up your crew, sit down with some popcorn and a cozy blanket, and get ready to enjoy the top movies for family night!

 
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Best Kid Movie SequelsThere have been some great sequels to our favorite kid's movies, we can hardly wait for the latest installment! And, we have to admit that some were even better than the first! Here is our rundown of the best movie sequels and series for kids.

  1. Toy Story
  2. Happy Feet
  3. Ice Age Series: Ice Age, The Meltdown, Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Continental Drift
  4. Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University
  5. The Smurfs
  6. Rio
  7. Shrek
  8. Harry Potter Series

Kid's Holiday MoviesThe holidays are always a good time to gather up the family and pop in a DVD!

Here are 12 of our favorites:

  1. Hocus Pocus
  2. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  3. A Christmas Story
  4. Rugrats Kwanzaa
  5. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (animated)
  6. Rugrats Passover
  7. The Nightmare Before Christmas
  8. Home Alone
  9. A Charlie Brown Christmas
  10. Elf
  11. The Polar Express
  12. The Book of Life

Classic Kids MoviesThe classics! These are movies many parents cherish from childhood and simply cannot compare to movies of this generation. Check out the list below of the movies that every kid should see!

  1. Space Jam
  2. The Sandlot
  3. The Little Rascals
  4. The Borrowers
  5. The Mighty Ducks
  6. ET
  7. FernGully
  8. Honey I Shrunk the Kids
  9. A Little Princess
  10. The Witches
  11. The Secret Garden
  12. The Indian in the Cupboard
  13. My Girl
  14. The Land Before Time
  15. Matilda
  16. Goonies (for the older kids!)

More great movies to choose from on next page!

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