Top 10 Family Movies: Classic Movies for Kids & Parents

"I want to rent some DVDs from Amazon for watching at weekend with my family members. But I'm not sure I can choose the right films to fit their taste. Is there any good recommendation about top 10 family movies?"

Probably, most of us have come across this question or were asked to give some advices about good movies especially during peak season such as Fathers Day and Mothers Day. It is great that there is a guide about top family movies, which can solve all related problems. As you'd expect, I summarize some best family movies in this article based on opinions from film critics. And it is worthy of collecting for avoiding of encountering similar situation in future.

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Top 10 Family Movies You Should Know

1. Home (2015)

As a 2015 American 3D computer-animated buddy comedy film, Home was distributed by 20th Century Fox and released on March 27, 2015. This good family movie is based on Adam Rex's 2007 children's book The True Meaning of Smekday, which tells a story about a teenage girl who manages to prevent an invasive from an alien race named the Boov. It receives $158.3 million in North American as of May 3, 2015. Some people said that Home is a success who's modest but well-executed ambitions are no small part of its charm.

2. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)

Based on the Nickelodeon television series SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2 is a 2015 American animated/live action adventure comedy film. Actually, this film is a sequel to 2004's The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. I believe that most of kids have seen the former movie. So, comparing to otherkids and family movies, this one is easier to accept both for kids and family members.

3. Big Hero 6 (2014)

Beyond question, Big Hero 6 is one of the best family movies so far. Released by Walt Disney Picture in Nov. 7, 2014, it is almost loved by everyone. If you are looking for top 10 family movies, Big Hero 6 must be your No.1 choice. According to statistics, Big Hero 6 had earned $222.5 million in North American as of May 3, 2015. Obviously, it met with both critical and commercial success. By the way, this movie tells a young robotics prodigy forming a superhero team to combat a masked villain.

4. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

Also distributed by 20 Century Fox, Penguins of Madagascar is a 2014 3D computer-animated spy-fi action comedy film. It is worth mentioning that Penguins of Madagascar has been nominated for 2015 Kids’ Choice Awards. And its video game version has been released on November 25, 2014. Thus, no matter your family members are movie fans or video game fans, don't miss this top rated family movie.

5. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

As the sequel to the 2010 computer-animated film How to Train Your Dragon and the second in the trilogy, How to Train Your Dragon 2 was released on June 13, 2014 and received wide acclaim for its animation, voice acting, action scenes, emotional depth and more serious tone. Superior to the other top ten family movies, How to Train Your Dragon 2 received the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Finally, it won six Annie Awards, including Best Animated Feature and Best Director.

6. Rio 2 (2014)

Occurring in the Amazon rainforest, Rio 2 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure-comedy film. It tells the story of Blu family going to the wilds of the Amazon and meeting his father-in-law. Rio 2 has gained $500,188,435 in worldwide surpassing its predecessor and received lots of nominations, such as British Academy Children's Awards, Kid's Choice Awards and more. Similar to other top 10 family movies, Rio 2 will keep the kids satisfied and it is also suitable for watching on Mother's Day.

7. Annie (2014)

Different to other top family movies, Annie is a 2014 American musical comedy-drama film. It was directed by Will Gluck and released on December 19, 2014. It tells a story about a foster kid named Annie who desires to search for her parents. Some people believe this is a good Mothers Day movie because the plot is touching. And it has won the Golden Raspberry Award and received two Golden Globe Award nominations (one for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical (for Wallis) and for Best Original Song).

8. Paddington (2014)

Paddington is a 2014 British-French comedy film and was directed by Paul King. After releasing in the United Kingdom on 28 November 2014, it has attracted many people's attention. According to reviews from Rotten Tomatoes, 98% people have given a positive review about Paddington. Why is it so popular? Generally speaking, its warm-heartedness and playful sense of humor pleasantly surprised all of viewers. It absolutely belongs to one of top 10 family comedy movies. Warm note: If you want to make your mother happier on Mothers' Day, Paddington must be chosen.

9. Despicable Me 2 (2013)

As is known to all, Despicable Me 2 is a 2013 American funny family movie, which is the sequel to the 2010 animated film Despicable. Honestly, it is one of the most popular movies and the success of box office can prove that. Despicable Me 2 is the twenty-second highest-grossing film, the fourth highest-grossing animated film, the third highest-grossing 2013 film (behind Frozen and Iron Man 3) and the most profitable film in the 101-year history of Universal Studios.

10. Monsters University (2013)

Even if you haven't seen this movie yet, you must hear of this movie. Monsters University film received many positive reviews and was a box office success. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, Monsters University is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy film. This film tells of two monsters Mike and Sulley and their time studying at college. Apparently, Monsters University was regarded as one of the most favored family movies all the time.

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