There is nothing more valuable than time spent with family movies. Especially if the corn is popped and tea is brewed at home; it means it’s time to find a good movie to watch together.
If you want your food not to get cold and the flavors to be lost in your search for a movie to watch as a family, you are at the right place. Here is our list of the 30 best family movies you can watch together. We wish you a good time in advance.
*Our list is ordered from low to high based on IMDB ratings.
1) Garfield (2004) | IMDb: 5.0
When it comes to movies to watch with the family, Garfield is one of the first movies that comes to mind. He is a cat whose life consists only of eating, sleeping and criticizing everything… Garfield; a fat cat whose favorite thing is lasagna and who has everything a cat could ever want in this world. Garfield loses all this luxury when his owner, Jon Arbuckle, tries to impress his old school friend, veterinarian Liz, and brings home a dog named Odie. Garfield now faces his least favorite thing in life, competition. One day when Odie runs away from home, Garfield doesn’t take her back home. Odie has been kidnapped by someone. While no one expects Garfield, he feels guilty and sets out to search for Odie. Various adventures await Garfield, who has different companions on this road.
2) Sponge Bob Square Pants – Sponge Bob Square Pants (2015) | IMDb: 6.0
In the movie where you will watch the movie adaptation of SpongeBob SquarePants, one of the most loved characters of the morning cartoon generation for many years; SpongeBob SquarePants comes ashore and we witness the most heroic adventure of his life. The dangerous pirate Burger Beard is looking for the last piece of the magic book he has somehow captured. Because when this page is found, the formula will be completed and he will bring his plan to life. In this case, the town of Bikini Bottom is at risk. The town needs SpongeBob, Patrick and their other friends outside of the sea, not in it. Now the whole team must unite against Burger Beard. If they want to take back their town again, they must get the book back.
3) Robots – Robots (2005) | IMDb: 6.3
The creator of the Ice Age, this time, comes up with a world dominated by robots. Rodney is a robot and a young inventor living in a small city. At the age of 18, he decides to go to Robot City with his greatest dream of discovery. The reason for this is that he wants to improve himself by meeting a big robot. The first thing that happens to him as soon as he leaves is that he falls in love. A beautiful robot is smitten and later decides to start a war with another robot against the evil order.
4) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Charlie’s Chocolate Factory (2005) | IMDb: 6.6
Willy Wonka, which has a very different structure, owns a chocolate factory. He is looking for someone to look after his factory. He decides to make an assessment for this. He will choose the right person by organizing a contest. He has to train first, and then he will hand over the factory. He chooses 5 children and one of the children is Charlie. Charlie lives in a poor family that barely makes ends meet. What Charlie sees at the factory will impress him and draw him into Willy Wonka’s fantasy world. It will be a unique film for those who want to witness the fantasy world of director Tim Burton, this time in a chocolate world.
5) Over the Hedge – Jungle Gang (2006) | IMDb: 6.7
Traveling Raccoon RJ arrives in a forest in the Midwest. He wonders what it’s like to live with people. The forest people, who wake up from their sleep after a long winter, are instrumental in this goal. Meanwhile, he encounters a group that is very afraid of people. Vern the tortoise, the leader of the group, is especially afraid of boys. He argues that RJ’s idea of living among people is wrong. An unexpected friendship arises between RJ and Verne, who are adamantly opposed to this situation. Various adventures await this group. An animal-filled adventure awaits you from the makers of Shrek and Madagascar.
6) Rio (2011) | IMDb: 6.9
For those who want another adventure from the Ice Age creators, Rio is here… Mavili (Blu), a parrot that has never learned to fly, is living a comfortable life in a new place with her best friend and owner, Linda. For a long time, they thought it was one of the last examples of Mavili’s rare exotic Macaws. The two set off on a journey to this exotic land when they learn that a female macaw named Wonder (Jewel) lives in Rio de Janeiro. Kidnapped shortly after by a few incompetent animal traders, Blue and Wonderful are rescued by a group of Rioni birds. The only way to return to Linda for Mavili, who is fighting against the animal traffickers with her new friends, is to gather her courage.
7) Madagascar – Madagascar (2005) | IMDb: 6.9
Madagascar, one of the most popular movies to watch with the family, is about Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe, Gloria the hippo and Marty the zebra, who live in a zoo in New York. They are a quartet who are very accustomed to the opportunities offered by the atmosphere they live in in this zoo and get along well. Despite being in the heart of the city, they are quite happy. One day, Marty, who is curious about the beauties of the outside world, escapes from the zoo. His friends, who love Marty very much, follow him to find him and bring him back. The adventure that begins with escape ends with these animals, who are not used to the natural life at all, to find themselves in Madagascar. Going back is now just a dream.
8) Cars – Cars (2006) | IMDb: 7.1
On his way to California to race against The King and Chick Hicks for the Piston Cup, the famous race car Lightning McQueen accidentally damages the roads of a small town called Radiator Springs. He also has to work hard to get himself back to normal. With this event, he makes new friendships and tastes true love during his time in the town. He even learns about love in this town. With his personal values starting to change, Lightning McQueen will now be ready to truly win. It will be the right choice for those who want to watch a movie that touches the meaning of life over cars.
9) A Bug’s Life (1998) | IMDb: 7.2
A Bug’s Life is one of the films to be watched as a family, with its very gripping story and one of the productions that is highly appreciated by the audience. Ants are hardworking, as everyone knows. Preparing for the winter is a serious task for the ants on Ant Island. They burn all day long with the desire to minimize the harsh conditions they will face after a few months. But the evil locust named Hooper, the leader of a locust swarm, pays tribute to the ant swarm and confiscates some of their food. The ant swarm, which has never wanted to fight before, has to stand up to this difficult situation. A rebellion begins under the leadership of Ant Filik. One of Pixar’s early animations, A Bug’s Life is a family movie to be enjoyed.
10) Frozen – Frozen (2013) | IMDb: 7.4
After the curse of the Snow Queen, there is a kingdom that is condemned to an eternal winter season, and there are two princesses living in this kingdom. An adventurous and kind-hearted girl, Anna and her sister must find princess Elsa and make sure that the curse that will bring an end to their eternal winter ends. Only then can they bring the people of the kingdom back to the good old days.
11) Ice Age – Ice Age (2002) | IMDb: 7.5
Exactly 20,000 years ago, the ice age began to reign in the prehistoric world. The animals living in this scary and desolate world must somehow find a way to survive. Many animals, large and small, that decided to migrate south to avoid the cold… A long-haired mammoth, a charismatic and vicious tiger, and a restless raccoon; somehow they intersect at the common point in the moment of chaos. They must save the baby’s life by delivering the baby they found in the middle of the mess to people. The journeys of this strange trio will also lead to quite strange and funny adventures. Ice Age is a production that will bring laughter among the movies to be watched with the family, especially with its dubbing.
12) Despicable Me – Despicable Me (2010) | IMDb: 7.6
Gru is a very confused and mean thief. His biggest dream is to seize the moon, the satellite of the earth. Actually Gru; He lives in a peaceful and peaceful suburb adorned with colorful flowers. Gru’s relentless ambition is the only thing that spoils an environment filled with friendly neighbors. Gru, who lives with his little slaves in the most remarkable house, far from the cuteness of even his neighborhood, is making final preparations to implement his plan that will change the fate of the world. Plans to steal the moon have already been made! When three orphaned siblings, Margo, Edith and Agnes, meet this strange man, they discover a detail that no one has seen before: Gru is the ideal father-to-be for them.
13) Little Manhattan – Little Manhattan (2005) | IMDb: 7.6
Gabe and Rosemary, 11 years old living in Manhattan, are two children who are unaware of each other at school. They become close friends when they meet in the karate course they attend as a hobby. Rosemary is the only daughter of a wealthy family. Gabe fell head over heels in love with Rosemary as a result of these meetings. Struggling with his first love feeling, Gabe acts timidly. Meanwhile, he is about to lose Rosemary. Because he’s about to lose it to another kid in his karate course. At the same time, her parents Leslie and Adam also decide to divorce.
14) Kung Fu Panda (2008) | IMDb: 7.6
According to a very old legend, one day a hero will be born and he will present his people, namely the inhabitants of the valley, with absolute salvation and peace. However, even the most famous martial arts masters of the valley do not carry the sign of the Chosen One, which the inhabitants of the valley await with excitement and hope. Kung Fu Panda has three mottos: “Be your own hero!”, “Panda-mania begins!” and “It will be so amazing!”. Kung Fu lover panda Po enters the world of Kung Fu to save his valley from Tai Lung the Snow Leopard. May be overweight or clumsy relative to other candidates. But his greatest strength is his belief in himself. The original voice cast of the Oscar-nominated film, directed by Mark Osborne and John Stevenson, includes famous names such as Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie and Ian McShane.
15) The Little Prince – The Little Prince (2015) | IMDb: 7.7
The movie adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic work ‘The Little Prince’ is an animated version… At the beginning of the story, the good-hearted pilot meets the girl whose neighbor is about to come out of childhood. The pilot opens the doors to a world where everything is possible, thanks to the Little Prince, whom he once knew. The pilot finds himself in the middle of a deserted desert and encounters a boy from a far away planet, and the real story begins. Directed by Mark Osborne, the original voice cast of the film includes famous names such as Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Marion Cotillard, Jeff Bridges and Paul Giamatti.
16) Big Hero 6 – 6 Super Heroes (2014) | IMDb: 7.8
Hiro Hamada, a genius robot designer, suddenly finds himself in the middle of a criminal organization. The aim of these villains is to destroy the high-tech city of “San Fransokyo”. With the help of his best friend Baymax, he joins the volunteers set up to save the city. Hiro’s other friends who will not leave this group alone: adventure lover Gogo Tamaga, organized and methodical Wasabi No-Ginger, chemistry expert Honey Lemon and fanatic Fred. They step into an adventure comedy mixed with action in this 6-part action.
17) Shrek – Shrek (2001) | IMDb: 7.9
It is a must on the list of movies to watch with the family. Shrek is a green monster with a very scary appearance. Shrek is quite happy with his life. Along with the comfort of his loneliness, he seeks to find a monster as ugly as himself with whom he can spend the rest of his life. Meanwhile, Lord Farquad, the ruler of the Duloc country, who is burning with power, asks Shrek for help in saving the princess. An emotional bond forms between Shrek and the beautiful princess Fiona. But Shrek’s ugliness and Fiona’s beauty are the opposite of each other. Welcome to a tale of rather awkward situations, prophecies and true love wins.
18) Ratatouille – Ratatuy (2007) | IMDb: 8.0
Ratatuy is one of the most admired and most appetizing movies to watch as a family. Because of his passion for food, the fat mouse Remy has only one dream: to become a chef! Despite all the opposition of his family and how impossible his dream is, he sets out. The cute mouse on his way to Paris accidentally finds himself in the sewer of the city’s best restaurant. After making an interesting deal with the restaurant junkie, Remy finally got the kitchen of his dreams. Now he can show all his virtues. However, the biggest obstacle to realizing this dream is the existence of a humanity that hates mice as much as possible. Coming from Walt Disney, the film is the work of Pixar studios, which produces creative examples of animation genres such as Finding Nemo, Look Up, and Toy Story. Ratatuy, whose director and screenplay was undertaken by the duo of Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava, won the ‘Best Animated Film’ Oscar at the Academy Awards in the year it was released.
19) Beauty and the Beast – Beauty and the Beast (1991) | IMDB: 8.0
The story of a prince who has turned into an ugly creature and a young girl who is beautiful… The old beggar gives a rose to the young prince and in return asks for a place to stay for the night. However, the prince refuses the beggar’s request. The enraged beggar curses the prince and turns him into an ugly creature, the Beast, and his servants into furniture. The beggar leaves a magic mirror and roses. He says that if he learns to truly love and be loved by the age of 25, the curse can be lifted. Years pass and a beautiful young girl named Belle loses her way with her father, Maurice, on the forest road they are on. They find themselves in front of the cursed castle. The castle belongs to the Beast, where he imprisons Belle. As Belle struggles to get rid of this cursed castle, she learns great secrets that have been going on for years. It is considered one of the best animated films for its stunning story.
20) The Incredibles – Incredibles (2004) | IMDb: 8.0
Bob Parr, who struggles with the evil that exists in the world and tries to protect people from evil, is world famous. After a while, he is dissatisfied with how tiring his life is and decides to retire. They move to a quieter life order with their family. After a short while, he gets bored with it, because the excitement of life is gone. Finally, their wish comes true and a secret mission is requested on an island.
21) Finding Nemo – Finding Nemo (2003) | IMDb: 8.1
Finding Nemo is one of the most adventurous in the list of movies to watch as a family. The story of Nemo, one of the cute fish living in the vast ocean realm, is actually this movie. Nemo has a deep interest and curiosity about the ocean he lives in. But this magical world has many beauties as well as frightening aspects. Nemo’s father is focused on protecting his son from these evils as much as possible. Despite everything, Nemo, who disappeared one day, will face various adventures. His father will start looking for him after Nemo. Created by Pixar Studios, one of the most creative products of the animation genre, Finding Nemo is one of the few most important works of recent animation cinema.
22) How to Train Your Dragon (2010) | IMDb: 8.1
Based on Cressida Cowell’s novel, the film chronicles the mythical worlds of burly Vikings and wild dragons. Dragons have inhabited Berk Island. For the desperate inhabitants of the island, which has been plundered by a ruthless creature for many years, it is now a must to defeat these dragons who have stolen their animals and destroyed their homes. All a man who has reached adulthood has to do is slay a dragon. Hiccup, who is the son of the village chief when he comes of age, attempts to kill him by aiming his own weapon with a strange mechanism at a creature. Unable to kill a rare dragon, Hiccup takes the animal to the forest and releases it. Later, a friendship with love and loyalty begins to develop between them.
23) Inside Out – Inside Out (2015) | IMDb: 8.1
Life takes a turn for the little 11-year-old Riley when she and her parents move to San Francisco. His father has now found a job in this city. Leaving her old life behind, Riley must now get used to her new school and friendship relationships along with the moving process. What are the emotions in this whole process? Joy, fear, anger, hatred and sadness… Riley’s emotions, which live in her mind and advise her in her daily life, also find it difficult to get used to the new order and there is complete chaos inside. Joy is the most important emotion for Riley and tells her to always be positive. But for other emotions, things are not so good. Michael Arndt is the screenwriter of the cute animation, originally conceived and directed by Pete Docter. Co-produced by Disney and Pixar, the original voice cast includes Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith and Lewis Black.
24) Monsters – Monsters Inc. (2001) | IMDb: 8.1
You will witness a world where cute monsters live and take their life energies from people. A tragicomic story unfolds when this World of Monsters mixes with the world of humans. They get their energy precisely from the screams when they scare people. When a little girl is accidentally added to this different world, everything turns into a mess. Because humans do the opposite to these strange creatures, and the terrified monsters think they will catch an epidemic. Will this cute little girl threaten their lives? Pixar Studios, which produces the most creative films in the history of animation such as ‘Toy Story’, ‘Up’ and ‘Wall-E’, is making another film that is unlike any other.
25) Up – Look Up (2009) | IMDb: 8.2
78-year-old Carl Fredricksen, who set off for the wild nature of South America by tying thousands of balloons to his house in order to realize the adventure he has wanted to live all his life, wants to realize the only dream of his dead wife, Ellie, who he loves very much, to travel the world. This movie, in which you will see many different events happening to Carl, an adventurous and curious boy, will put a smile on your face. The film, which is one of the peak of creativity of Pixar studios, once again proves the fact that animation appeals to audiences of all ages. This story, which can be innocent and touching in every way, was awarded the best animation Oscar of the year. Yukarı Bak will leave a memorable place in the minds with its very touching story among the movies to be watched as a family.
26) Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) | IMDb: 8.2
It is a story about a young girl who is under a spell and her efforts to break the spell. Sophie, who is no different from ordinary young girls, settles in with a wizard named Howl who lives in the castle. One of the jinn living in the castle shares the same fate as Sophie. The duo, united for the same purpose, will try to destroy the black magic done to them. At the same time, the war that took place outside the castle harms the unity and solidarity of the country. These two now have to fight for themselves and for the future of their country. The production, which is the work of the genius of the animation world, Hayao Miyazaki, is one of the most creative examples of the animation world.
27) Toy Story – Toy Story – (1995) | IMDb: 8.3
A boy named Andy loves to collect toys and his toys are very valuable to him. But there’s something Andy doesn’t know about his toys. This information is that their toys come to life under the leadership of toy cowboy Woody, while Andy is not present. One day, Andy receives a very special gift. A state-of-the-art toy Buzz-lightyear is now his. This toy that comes to Andy sparks ego disputes among other toys. Toy Story, which strengthened Pixar’s place by bringing another dimension to animation technology when it was first released, is still among the most popular animated films.
28) Wall-e – Vol-i (2008) | IMDb: 8.4
The movie, which takes place in a future far beyond the present, is the humanity that left the Earth due to the excessive pollution of the world and now lives on another planet. The task of cleaning the world overflowing with garbage is given to Vol-i, a cute robot. The lonely life of Vol-i, who created a new world from the garbage left by humanity, will come to an end with the arrival of another robot, Eve. The kind of touching relationship that started to emerge between these two cute robots tries to resist and survive despite the difficulties. In this movie, you will witness closely the results of consumerism and how humanity can harm its home planet. The Oscar-winning animation, which also paints a picture of how lazy people who are captives of technology can become, is one of the most important works of art.
29) Coco (2017) | IMDb: 8.4
Coco tells the adventures of 12-year-old Miguel in the world of the dead. Miguel’s greatest hero is none other than the legendary Mexican guitarist Ernesto de la Cruz. But Cruz has passed away and Miguel has no chance to meet him. Listening to Cruz’s songs every day, Miguel finds his guitar one day. It’s okay to go to the Netherworld by playing the guitar. Searching for a way out of this world, Miguel encounters the trickster Hecto, and together they begin to follow Miguel’s family story.
The voice-over team includes Latin actors, and names such as Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Gael García Bernal, Renee Victor, Alanna Ubach, Jaime Camil, Alfonso Arau, Herbert Siguenza appear with their voices. 16. Winner of 4 awards at the Visual Effects Association Awards, 45. Coco, which was awarded 11 awards at the Annie Awards, Best Animation at the 2018 Oscar Awards, and was deemed worthy of many more awards, is directed by Lee Unkrich, who received acclaim for Toy Story 3. The soundtrack of the movie is by Michael Giacchino.
30) The Lion King – The Lion King (1994) | IMDb: 8.5
The Lion King, which tells about the adventures of the baby lion Simba, is the most popular movie on the list of movies to watch as a family. Simba’s father is Mufasa, the king of the jungle. Simba is a boy who adores his father and leads a very happy life. On the other hand, he is unaware of his uncle Scar’s evil plans. Determined to be king, Scar is ringing alarm bells for Simba after he has Mufasa killed. Devastated by his uncle’s betrayal of the family and the entire forest community and the loss of his father, Simba is exiled. When the time comes, he returns to take back what is rightfully his and face his uncle Scar.
Young Simba’s brave father, Mufasa, is voiced by master actor James Earl Jones, who also voiced the character in the original movie. In the voice cast of Simba, actor and musician Donald Glover will give life; Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor as Disney’s classic villain Scar, comedian and actor Keegan-Michael Key as the hyena Kamari, Seth Rogen as the wild boar Pumbaa, actor Billy Eichner as Timon the meerkat, and pop star Beyonce as Nala the lion Simba falls in love with. taking. The director of the movie is Jon Favreau, who signed “The Jungle Boy”.