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It's A Wonderful Life (Movie, 1946)

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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

IMDb: 8.6 (311,399 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Directed by: Frank Capra

Taare Zameen Par (Movie, 2007)

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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

IMDb: 8.5 (113,335 votes)

Genre: Drama, Family

Starring: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

Directed by: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte

Oh My God (Movie, 2012)

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Oh My God

A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

IMDb: 8.2 (37,090 votes)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Starring: Paresh Rawal, Mithun Chakraborty, Akshay Kumar, Om Puri

Directed by: Umesh Shukla

Ratatouille (Movie, 2007)

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Ratatouille

A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

IMDb: 8.0 (522,575 votes)
Metascore: 96

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Starring: Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano, Brian Dennehy

Directed by: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

The Sound of Music (Movie, 1965)

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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

IMDb: 8.0 (163,945 votes)

Genre: Biography, Drama, Family

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Directed by: Robert Wise

Fiddler on the Roof (Movie, 1971)

Fiddler on the Roof

In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing antisemitic sentiment threatens his village.

IMDb: 8.0 (32,200 votes)

Genre: Drama, Family, Musical

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Directed by: Norman Jewison

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Movie, 1982)

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

IMDb: 7.9 (310,901 votes)
Metascore: 91

Genre: Family, Sci-Fi

Starring: Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Miracle on 34th Street (Movie, 1947)

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Miracle on 34th Street

When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

IMDb: 7.9 (33,469 votes)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart

Directed by: George Seaton

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Movie, 2004)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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.

IMDb: 7.8 (435,161 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Fiona Shaw

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Tangled (Movie, 2010)

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Tangled

The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

IMDb: 7.8 (329,785 votes)
Metascore: 71

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman

Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

The Goonies (Movie, 1985)

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The Goonies

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.

IMDb: 7.8 (196,961 votes)
Metascore: 60

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Directed by: Richard Donner

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Movie, 2005)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic.

IMDb: 7.7 (435,407 votes)
Metascore: 81

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Eric Sykes, Timothy Spall, David Tennant, Daniel Radcliffe

Directed by: Mike Newell

Stardust (Movie, 2007)

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Stardust

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.

IMDb: 7.7 (226,450 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Ian McKellen, Bimbo Hart, Alastair MacIntosh, David Kelly

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Finding Neverland (Movie, 2004)

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Finding Neverland

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

IMDb: 7.7 (183,109 votes)
Metascore: 67

Genre: Biography, Drama, Family

Starring: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

Directed by: Marc Forster

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Movie, 2001)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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.

IMDb: 7.6 (506,270 votes)
Metascore: 64

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Saunders Triplets

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Secondhand Lions (Movie, 2003)

Secondhand Lions

A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.

IMDb: 7.6 (46,108 votes)
Metascore: 52

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Starring: Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment, Kyra Sedgwick

Directed by: Tim McCanlies

Hugo (Movie, 2011)

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Hugo

Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

IMDb: 7.5 (266,492 votes)
Metascore: 83

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Jungle Book (Movie, 2016)

The Jungle Book

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

IMDb: 7.5 (213,930 votes)
Metascore: 77

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family

Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Movie, 2005)

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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.

IMDb: 7.5 (106,767 votes)
Metascore: 87

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Starring: Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Peter Kay

Directed by: Steve Box, Nick Park

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Movie, 2002)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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.

IMDb: 7.4 (440,225 votes)
Metascore: 63

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (Movie, 2016)

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

IMDb: 7.4 (281,184 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Sam Redford, Scott Goldman, Tim Bentinck

Directed by: David Yates

Labyrinth (Movie, 1986)

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Labyrinth

A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.

IMDb: 7.4 (103,855 votes)
Metascore: 50

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Directed by: Jim Henson

Beauty and the Beast (Movie, 2017)

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Beauty and the Beast

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

IMDb: 7.3 (188,922 votes)
Metascore: 65

Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical

Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad

Directed by: Bill Condon

Rise of the Guardians (Movie, 2012)

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Rise of the Guardians

When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

IMDb: 7.3 (135,261 votes)
Metascore: 57

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family

Starring: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher

Directed by: Peter Ramsey

The Karate Kid (Movie, 1984)

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The Karate Kid

A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.

IMDb: 7.2 (143,607 votes)
Metascore: 59

Genre: Action, Drama, Family

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Paddington (Movie, 2014)

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Paddington

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.

IMDb: 7.2 (59,216 votes)
Metascore: 77

Genre: Comedy, Family

Starring: Tim Downie, Madeleine Worrall, Lottie Steer, Geoffrey Palmer

Directed by: Paul King

The Dark Crystal (Movie, 1982)

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The Dark Crystal

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

IMDb: 7.2 (45,668 votes)

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Directed by: Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Hotel Transylvania (Movie, 2012)

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Hotel Transylvania

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.

IMDb: 7.1 (183,577 votes)
Metascore: 47

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James

Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Movie, 2009)

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst.

IMDb: 7.0 (169,227 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg

Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Chicken Run (Movie, 2000)

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Chicken Run

When a bird "flies" into a chicken farm, the fellow chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.

IMDb: 7.0 (152,207 votes)
Metascore: 88

Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy

Starring: Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson, Mel Gibson, Tony Haygarth

Directed by: Peter Lord, Nick Park