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42 Best Family Movies To Watch

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Popular + Family

If you're setting up for a movie night with the kids, you need yourself a crowdpleaser. To get started, here are the top family movies to stream now, from impressive animations to comedies with jokes that land across generations.

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Summer Hours (2008)
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8.0

An affecting family drama that also asks questions about art, home, and mortality

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Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019)
7.1

A teacher’s stay at the world’s most remote school prompts him to discover the true value of education

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Children of Heaven (1997)
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8.8

A heartwarming, Oscar-nominated family drama set in 1990s Iran

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Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
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8.5

A watercolor, paradisal coming-of-age story about a teenage witch in training

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Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood (2022)
7.2

A wistful and playful throwback to the turbulent 1960s

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A Sun (2019)
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8.6

A searing but poetic drama about class and family set in modern Taiwan

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Whisper of the Heart (1995)
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8.3

Finds magic in the ordinary every day—and reminds us the most special art is that which comes from the heart

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In This Corner of the World (2016)
7.0

War-torn Hiroshima through the eyes of an everyday but spirited young woman

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Pieces of April (2003)
7.2

An intimate Thanksgiving classic with a modern twist

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The Wind Rises (2013)
7.9

An illuminative interpretation of the life of Jiro Horikoshi, a Japanese aviation engineer responsible for many World War II fighter designs, including the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter

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American Girl (2021)
7.0

Mother and daughter hash it out in this poignant cross-cultural film

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Pleasantville (1998)
7.0

A mesmerizing takedown of 1950s nostalgia

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