Top 10 Family Movies

Saturday, February 19 by Shawn Lealos

The top 10 family movies offer entertainment for families to watch together, regardless of age. These movies are smart enough for adults to enjoy while offering the fun entertainment that younger audiences look for as well.

  1. “Toy Story” Pixar got their start with this amazing animated film, one of the top 10 family movies ever made. The movie shows the relationship between a child and his toys, from the toys point of view. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen provide the main voices in the movie.
  2. “Home Alone” Macaulay Culkin became a word-wide star in this, one of the top 10 family movies of all time. Mac plays a boy who is forgotten in the hustle and bustle of Christmas and left at home. While there, he must counter the attempts of two burglars to rob his home.
  3. “Harry Potter” The “Harry Potter” movie series contains some of the top family movies of all time. The movies center around the lives of young wizards led by Harry Potter, a young wizard boy whose parents were killed by an evil sorcerer.
  4. “E.T.” Steven Spielberg directs this popular movie, one of the top 10 family movies ever made. The science fiction movie follows a young boy who discovers an alien stranded on Earth. The movie was nominated for nine Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.
  5. “The Wizard of Oz” One of the all-time great classic films is also one of the top 10 family movies of all time. The movie follows a young girl from Kansas who runs away from home and is soon whisked away to the magical land of Oz, where an evil witch and flying monkeys want her dead.
  6. “A Christmas Story” One of the best Christmas movies is one of the top 10 family movies ever made. The movie follows a blue collar family which includes a workaholic father, an oblivious mother and a boy who wants nothing more for Christmas than a BB gun.
  7. “The Princess Bride” This fantasy movie is also one of the top 10 family movies ever made. A young girl named Buttercup is chosen to be the new princess but is soon kidnapped by three evil men. A mysterious pirate then sets out to rescue her at all costs.
  8. “The Goonies” This boy’s adventure tale is one of the top 10 family movies of all time. A group of boys discover an old pirate’s treasure map in their attic and set out to find the gold to save one of their homes. Three bank robbers get wind of the treasure and try to get to it before the boys.
  9. “The Game Plan” Former WWE star, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, stars in this, one of the top 10 family movies of all time. Johnson stars as a quarterback who learns he has a daughter when she shows up on his doorstep. He then must learn how to balance his football life with that of being a dad.
  10. “Back to the Future” Michael J. Fox stars in this, one of the top 10 family movies of all time. Fox stars as a boy who meets a mad scientist who discovered a way to travel back through time. The movie spawned two sequels where he is sent back in time as well as into the future to solve problems.
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