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Top Family Films

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming 7
2 It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Frank Capra 19
3 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 Steven Spielberg 26
4 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter 47
5 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki 86
6 The Princess Bride 1987 Rob Reiner 110
7 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 David Hand 111
8 The Sound of Music 1965 Robert Wise 121
9 WALL•E 2008 Andrew Stanton 184
10 The Lion King 1994 Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff 194
11 Beauty and the Beast 1991 Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise 218
12 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
13 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton 237
14 Fantasia 1940 James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield 239
15 Pinocchio 1940 Hamilton Luske and Ben Sharpsteen 249
16 The Incredibles 2004 Brad Bird 250
17 Mary Poppins 1964 Robert Stevenson 256
18 My Fair Lady 1964 George Cukor 277
19 Toy Story 2 1999 John Lasseter 297
20 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson 304
21 My Neighbor Totoro 1988 Hayao Miyazaki 308
22 Field of Dreams 1989 Phil Alden Robinson 313
23 Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 Robert Zemeckis 321
24 Bambi 1942 David Hand 325
25 The Iron Giant 1999 Brad Bird 331
26 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 Mel Stuart 348
27 The Nightmare before Christmas 1993 Henry Selick 349
28 Up 2009 Pete Docter 383
29 Kes 1969 Ken Loach 403
30 The Kid 1921 Charles Chaplin 439
31 Babe 1995 Chris Noonan 491
32 The Jungle Book 1967 Wolfgang Reitherman 526
33 Big 1988 Penny Marshall 528
34 Monsters, Inc. 2001 Pete Docter 531
35 Toy Story 3 2010 Lee Unkrich 549
36 A Christmas Story 1983 Bob Clark 579
37 Aladdin 1992 Ron Clements and John Musker 582
38 Miracle on 34th Street 1947 George Seaton 583
39 How Green Was My Valley 1941 John Ford 587
40 Dumbo 1941 Ben Sharpsteen 605
41 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Chris Columbus 639
42 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 2005 Steve Box and Nick Park 655
43 The Goonies 1985 Richard Donner 666
44 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 Alfonso Cuarón 673
45 Ratatouille 2007 Brad Bird 679
46 The Karate Kid 1984 John G. Avildsen 686
47 Oliver! 1968 Carol Reed 698
48 The Thief of Bagdad 1924 Raoul Walsh 768
49 The Muppet Movie 1979 James Frawley 779
50 The Little Mermaid 1989 Ron Clements and John Musker 794
51 Yellow Submarine 1968 George Dunning 795
52 The Bad News Bears 1976 Michael Ritchie 802
53 Jason and the Argonauts 1963 Don Chaffey 807
54 Lady and the Tramp 1955 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 858
55 Men in Black 1997 Barry Sonnenfeld 879
56 20,000 Leagues under the Sea 1954 Richard Fleischer 884
57 Pee-wee's Big Adventure 1985 Tim Burton 887
58 The Thief of Bagdad 1940 Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, and Tim Whelan 891
59 One Hundred and One Dalmatians 1961 Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, and Wolfgang Reitherman 901
60 Whale Rider 2002 Niki Caro 902
61 Howl's Moving Castle 2004 Hayao Miyazaki 940
62 Chicken Run 2000 Peter Lord and Nick Park 947
63 How to Train Your Dragon 2010 Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders 953
64 Steamboat Bill, Jr. 1928 Charles Reisner 956
65 The Cameraman 1928 Edward Sedgwick 967
66 National Velvet 1944 Clarence Brown 970
67 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005 Mike Newell 979
68 The Red Balloon 1956 Albert Lamorisse 984
69 Cinderella 1950 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 996
70 Labyrinth 1986 Jim Henson 1050
71 Home Alone 1990 Chris Columbus 1066
72 The Railway Children 1970 Lionel Jeffries 1075
73 Fiddler on the Roof 1971 Norman Jewison 1082
74 The Court Jester 1955 Melvin Frank and Norman Panama 1098
75 Sleeping Beauty 1959 Clyde Geronimi 1103
76 Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 Wes Anderson 1129
77 The Freshman 1925 Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor 1169
78 Cool Runnings 1993 Jon Turteltaub 1173
79 Shrek 2 2004 Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon 1183
80 Where is the Friend's Home? 1987 Abbas Kiarostami 1196
81 Kiki’s Delivery Service 1989 Hayao Miyazaki 1213
82 Finding Neverland 2004 Marc Forster 1222
83 A Bug's Life 1998 John Lasseter 1279
84 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 1968 Ken Hughes 1300
85 To Be and to Have 2002 Nicolas Philibert 1305
86 Hugo 2011 Martin Scorsese 1306
87 Peter Pan 1953 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 1364
88 Little Women 1994 Gillian Armstrong 1371
89 The Secret of NIMH 1982 Don Bluth 1405
90 The Sandlot 1993 David M. Evans 1435
91 Duck Amuck 1953 Chuck Jones 1439
92 Fantastic Voyage 1966 Richard Fleischer 1444
93 The Rookie 2002 John Lee Hancock 1458
94 Laputa: Castle in the Sky 1986 Hayao Miyazaki 1486
95 The Black Stallion 1979 Carroll Ballard 1489
96 Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 Chris Columbus 1497
97 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad 1958 Nathan Juran 1523
98 The NeverEnding Story 1984 Wolfgang Petersen 1532
99 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 Chris Columbus 1536
100 Sounder 1972 Martin Ritt 1565
101 Ice Age 2002 Chris Wedge 1592
102 The Wrong Trousers 1993 Nick Park 1614
103 Little Women 1933 George Cukor 1672
104 Alice in Wonderland 1951 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 1684
105 Captains Courageous 1937 Victor Fleming 1700
106 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 David Yates 1707
107 October Sky 1999 Joe Johnston 1746
108 Bugsy Malone 1976 Alan Parker 1775
109 Old Yeller 1957 Robert Stevenson 1799
110 Elf 2003 Jon Favreau 1819
111 Ponyo 2008 Hayao Miyazaki 1821
112 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 2005 Andrew Adamson 1825
113 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 David Yates 1834
114 Tarzan 1999 Kevin Lima and Chris Buck 1842
115 Inside Out 2015 Pete Docter 1869
116 Tangled 2010 Nathan Greno and Byron Howard 1870
117 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009 David Yates 1873
118 Mulan 1998 Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook 1882
119 The Secret Garden 1993 Agnieszka Holland 1894
120 Freaky Friday 2003 Mark Waters 1914
121 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002 Joel Zwick 1916
122 Road to Morocco 1942 David Butler 1957
123 Children of Heaven 1997 Majid Majidi 1959
124 Clash of the Titans 1981 Desmond Davis 1998
125 A Little Princess 1995 Alfonso Cuarón 2013
126 Around the World in Eighty Days 1956 Michael Anderson 2023
127 When Worlds Collide 1951 Rudolph Maté 2031
128 Kung Fu Panda 2008 Mark Osborne and John Stevenson 2049
129 Whisper of the Heart 1995 Yoshifumi Kondo 2052
130 Enchanted 2007 Kevin Lima 2086
131 The Dark Crystal 1982 Jim Henson and Frank Oz 2115
132 Wreck-It Ralph 2012 Rich Moore 2132
133 Robin Hood 1973 Wolfgang Reitherman 2151
134 Mother India 1957 Mehboob Khan 2155
135 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T 1953 Roy Rowland 2194
136 Fly Away Home 1996 Carroll Ballard 2250
137 Annie 1982 John Huston 2305
138 The Mighty Ducks 1992 Stephen Herek 2313
139 Holes 2003 Andrew Davis 2334
140 A Close Shave 1995 Nick Park 2335
141 Big Business 1929 James W. Horne and Leo McCarey 2350
142 Where the Wild Things Are 2009 Spike Jonze 2354
143 The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 George Stevens 2356
144 The Lego Movie 2014 Phil Lord and Christopher Miller 2367
145 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 Tim Burton 2395
146 Return to Oz 1985 Walter Murch 2402
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