Everyone had their own entertainment shows growing up. Maybe you grew up watching Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh or The Popeye Show. Now with the growing media industry, there are so many options you can choose from. To help you make a choice here are the top 10 all-time favourite movies for kids.
And even if you are an adult and want to treat yourself with stress-free movies, go right ahead!
Animated kids movies
If you are a fan of those pretty big eyes and cute little animals then you gotta see a few animated movies.
Disney’s Encanto is one of the magical, fantasy movies that kids can watch. The story is about a Colombian girl who discovers that her family’s blessing of unique gifts is slowly disappearing. The movie also teaches the importance of a family with its pros and cons. The very much-needed lesson of family pressure and high expectations.
Although this sounds very serious and complicated, the movie’s way of putting it is very mild and non-harmful. It’s fun and educating at the same time. You can watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar
IMDB Rating: 7.2/10
2. Turning Red
Turning Red is a Disney’s coming off age movie. The story talks about a girl, who due to her family’s gift to turn into a red panda. The 13-year-old girl turns into a red panda whenever she gets too excited or sad or nervous.
Deep down the movie sends a message of accepting the body changes and adoring ourselves the way we are. This seems to be a very important lesson, and if you want to crack it open for your children then this is one of the movies for kids.
IMDB Rating: 7/10
3. Boss Baby
Boss Baby is an all-around entertaining film. The movie is funny, adventurous and most importantly cutie! There is no way you cannot adore the baby in Boss Baby. His devious plans are to win over the hearts of his parents, conquer the world and mainly make people like babies more than pets.
The movie has another part which is also available on Netflix.
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10
4. Toy Story (1995), Toy Story film series
Unlike earlier recommendations, Toy Story is one of the oldest movies for kids. Toy Story is an American media franchise started in1995. Since that day the movie has been in the hearts of children and adults. Moreover, Toy Story is the first computer-animated franchise.
The story is based on the assumption that all the toys are secretly alive and they make up plans when the humans aren’t watching. Recently Buzz Lightyear a character from Toy Story got its own movie starring Chris Evans as the voice of lightyear. The movie is fun, energetic and entertaining. The movie is available on Disney+Hotstar.
IMDB Rating: 8.3/10
5. Finding Nemo
Wildly famous Finding Nemo released in 2003 was quite famous amongst the children. The story is about a goldfish family who loses their son, Nemo. The story is fun and keeps you engaged. We get to see how Nemo goes on adventures and at last, the family is united.
The character of Dory from the series became quite famous and got a movie in the name of Finding Dory. You can watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar.
IMDB Rating: 8.2/10
Non-Animated movies for kids
6. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
This movie is a 2005’s musical fantasy masterpiece. The word masterpiece because when you see the movie you will be amazed by the amount of work that is there in the infrastructure. Moreover, all that is not computerised but is actually a build-up set. The movie is about a poor boy and a few other kids who win a lottery to see the chocolate factory where everything is edible. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity turns disastrous for the kids.
The movie stars Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore. You can watch the movie on Amazon Prime Video.
IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
7. Alice in wonderland
Alice in Wonderland is a story about a 19 year old who escaped into a world of reality. In her world she roams this mystical palace and jungles where she meets magical creatures.
The movie also has another part in the name of Alice through the looking glass. The character from the movie became quite famous like the mad hatter played by Johnny Depp or the Red and White Queen played by Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway. If you want entertainment then this is one the movies for kids. You can watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar.
IMDV Rating: 6.4/10
8. The parent trap
The Parent Trap is one the most amusing, entertaining, childish yet interesting movies for kids. The story involves twins who were separated by their parents when they got divroced. But as fate has it the two are united at a summer camp.
After their surprised meet the two decide to switch places and make a plan to bring together the two parents. The movies is one of the best because of the bonding of the sisters and the harmless pranks. You can watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar.
IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
9. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia is a film series based on the novels by same name. The story involves four kids who go into a magical world when they enter the wardrobe!
The world on the other side is totally different with half human half animal body. Moreover, the other world is ruled by Aslam the lion. When in the other world they come across The Winter Queen whome they have to defeat to save the world. The movie is sad and funny and adventurous at times. You can’t watch it on Disney+Hotstar
IMDB Rating: 6.4/10
10. Harry Potter series
Last but not least the Harry Potter series. The series are originally based on books of the same name by author J.K. Rowling.
The movie is about a orphan boy who discovers is actually a wizard and has powers beyond his imagination. His journey from a commoner to the world’s greatest magician is depicted in the movies. You can watch the series of movies on Amazon Prime video
IMDB Rating: 7.6/10