Top 8 Family-Friendly Movies of All Time to Watch with Your Kids Tonight

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Shut-in for the night? Here is our pick of top 8 family-friendly movies of all-time to watch with your kids tonight! From movies that’ll warm your heart to movies that’ll have you clutching your tummy in laughter! So snuggle up and get ready!

1. Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2
Source: Pixar

More than a decade after The Incredibles came Incredibles 2 and the family roles have since changed. As Bob Parr, Mr Incredible, manages the hectic household, his wife, Helen, the Elastigirl, takes on a new mission to save the world.  

Incredibles 2
Source: Pixar

2. Despicable Me (2010)

Despicable Me
Source: Universal Pictures

Despicable Me follows supervillain Gru, whose suburban house sits above an underground lair inhabited by his minions, gibberish-speaking yellow creatures dressed in overalls. He masterminds a plot to steal the moon and attempts to use a trio of orphan girls he adopted for part of the plan but instead finds himself changing.

Despicable Me
Source: Universal Pictures

3. Up (2009)

Source: Disney UK

The first animated and 3D film to open the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, Up centers around an elderly widower, Carl Fredricksen, who sets out to travel to Paradise Falls by tying thousands of balloons to his house and inadvertently taking along an earnest boy named Rusell. They’re both in for an adventure of a lifetime!

Source: Disney UK

4. Finding Nemo (2003)

Finding Nemo
Source: Pixar

Parents might find the clownfish Marlin, the protective father of Nemo, quite relatable in Finding Nemo, as Nemo’s act of defiance sends him all the way from the Great Barrier Reef into an aquarium in a dentist’s office in Sydney. The story follows Marlin’s wild adventures with Dory, a blue tang suffering from short term memory loss, as he sets off to bring his son back home.  

5. Mrs Doubtfire (1993)

Mrs Doubtfire
Source: Fox Family Entertainment

A Robin Williams classic, in Mrs Doubtfire, after a divorce, Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams), an unemployed actor, disguises himself as Mrs Doubtfire and enters the employ of his now-former wife, Miranda, as a housekeeper to spend more time with his three children. Aside from improving his relationship with his children, the stint also helps improve his household skills.

6. Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone
Source: Medium

Eight-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind when his family leaves for France. At first, he is happy to be in charge, but when thieves try to break into his home, he tries to put up a fight.

7. Mary Poppins (1964)

Mary Poppins
Source: IMDb

Mr Banks is looking for a nanny for his two mischievous children and comes across Mary Poppins, an angelic nanny. She not only brings a change in their lives but also spreads happiness.

8. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wizard of Oz
Source: BBC

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.


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Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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