Best movies for Kids (& Parents too!)

A Listmania! list by R. Galeano Valencia (Caracas, Venezuela)
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The list author says: "Movies included in this list are great for kids (& parents too...). Listed titles are bound to be fun not only for children but for adults as well. I have them all at home in DVD and boy do we enjoy watching them now and then with the whole family!"
Atlantis - The Lost Empire
1.  Atlantis - The Lost Empire DVD ~ Michael J. Fox
The list author says:
  "The quest for lost civilizations, researching ancient history books and artifacts. To embark in unimaginable journeys filled with perils in pursue of a dream. To value human and cultural differences and to treasure them respectfully. This is what this movie is all about."
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Two-Disc Deluxe Edition)
2.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Two-Disc Deluxe Edition) DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "Tim Burton's flamboyant and dark moviemaking style at its best. Beyond the bizarro Burton style and beyond the astounding visuals, the movie also has a deep value to teach: to be faithful to your own values and beliefs."
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High School Musical (Encore Edition)
3.  High School Musical (Encore Edition) DVD ~ Zac Efron
The list author says:
  "A great great musical movie for the whole family to watch and enjoy. There is something irresistible about HSM. The music, the cast, the familiar plot... And plus there is an inherent value to be discussed in family: that is to treasure and nurture diversity and to dare to be yourself despite social preconceptions and  misjudgements."
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The Sound of Music (Two-Disc 40th Anniversary Special Edition)
4.  The Sound of Music (Two-Disc 40th Anniversary Special Edition) DVD ~ Julie Andrews
The list author says:
  "It never ceases to amaze me. "The sound of music" has been accompanying families for 40 years and it still continues to mesmerize generations of kids and parents as well. My kids lo-o-ove this movie and never get tired of watching it."
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Spy Kids 3-D Game Over (Two-Disc Collector's Series)
5.  Spy Kids 3-D Game Over (Two-Disc Collector's Series) DVD ~ Daryl Sabara
The list author says:
  "A family of spies endure a new series of adventures in the third installment of the Spy Kids series. This one showcases the most amazing graphics, a great story, stunning visuals. Big time entertaining for the whole family."
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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D also includes 2d version
6.  The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D also includes 2d version DVD ~ Cayden Boyd
The list author says:
  "This movie was made by the director of the Spy Kids series and it also has the greatest graphics and a great story that will be enjoyed by the whole family."
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Nanny McPhee (Full Screen Edition)
7.  Nanny McPhee (Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Emma Thompson
The list author says:
  "Everything seems to be offtrack for a widower dad (Colin Firth) after the death of his young wife who left him with seven nutty kids for him to raise on his own. The magical appearance of "Nanny McPhee" (Emma Thompson) will help him get the things back on track."
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Finding Nemo (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
8.  Finding Nemo (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Albert Brooks
The list author says:
  "What can I say about this great great movie that hasn't been already said before? Is one of the greatest family movies ever."
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The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Full Screen Edition)
9.  The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Georgie Henley
The list author says:
  "This is such a great movie. Andrew Jackson and the Disney Studios made a superb job in adapting C.S. Lewis classic series for the big screen. The cast is impeccable the photography, the battle scenes, the music. Everything. And stay a little bit longer during the final titles and you will hear the beautiful song (WUNDERKIND)composed and sung by Alanis Morrisette."
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The Incredibles (Full Screen Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
10.  The Incredibles (Full Screen Two-Disc Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Craig T. Nelson
The list author says:
  "This is one of the greatest movies ever made. Plain pure fun and exciting adventures for the whole family."
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Herbie - Fully Loaded
11.  Herbie - Fully Loaded DVD ~ Lindsay Lohan
The list author says:
  "Our family owns two VW's. Although they are definitely no bugs, it is inevitable for us to love the new adventures of the most famous VW of all time: Herbie!"
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The Parent Trap (Special Double Trouble Edition)
12.  The Parent Trap (Special Double Trouble Edition) DVD ~ Dennis Quaid
The list author says:
  "This is a fuun movie to watch. Two cute little red haired twins, separated from one another due to their parents awful divorce, surprisigly meet in a summer camp."
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Freaky Friday
13.  Freaky Friday DVD ~ Jamie Lee Curtis
The list author says:
  "Due to some magic chinese trick, Lindsay Lohan (daughter) and Jamie Lee Curtis (mom) will switch bodies as well as lives, giving the whole family hours of laughter!"
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Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events (Full Screen Edition)
14.  Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events (Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Jim Carrey
The list author says:
  "Superb movie. Somewhat dark but greatly made and with serious values to teach kids and to discuss with the whole family. Siblings should stick together in times of trouble so to increase their chance of overcoming all obstacles."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (627 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Mulan (Disney Gold Classic Collection)
15.  Mulan (Disney Gold Classic Collection) DVD ~ Ming-Na Wen
The list author says:
  "Warrior Disney Princess, Mulan, will not hesitate in abandoning all her comfort and easy life style in order to defend her family values and culture by standing out for her father's honor."
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Pocahontas (Two-Disc 10th Anniversary Edition)
16.  Pocahontas (Two-Disc 10th Anniversary Edition) DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "A beautiful movie that values the power of cultural and racial diversity and the needed tolerance as a basic value of human coexistence."
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Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas (Disney Gold Classic Collection)
17.  Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas (Disney Gold Classic Collection) DVD ~ Kelsey Grammer
The list author says:
  "This is a must see for our family during Christmas time. I bought it when my kids where one and a half, and 6-month old and now 8 years later it still a family favorite."
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Cars (Single-Disc Full Screen Edition)
18.  Cars (Single-Disc Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Owen Wilson
The list author says:
  "The time when going with your kids to the movies was boredom for sure is WAY over!. And CARS is the perfect example:  pure and plain adventure and fun right from the start. And boy did I like the music. Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow, John Meyers, James Taylor...."
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The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete DVD Movie Collection (Full Screen Edition)
19.  The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete DVD Movie Collection (Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "Years have passed but archeologist turned action-hero Professor Indiana Jones, still manages to captivate adults and kids. Movies 1 $ 3 I recommend. No. 2 not so much for kids"
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Mary Poppins (40th Anniversary Edition)
20.  Mary Poppins (40th Anniversary Edition) DVD ~ Julie Andrews
The list author says:
  "I never anticipated my kids loving a 40 year old movie so much as they love "Mary Poppins". After all these years there is still something about Mary..."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,163 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Fantasia (Special 60th Anniversary Edition)
21.  Fantasia (Special 60th Anniversary Edition) DVD ~ Leopold Stokowski
The list author says:
  "I grew up with this movie and since my kids where just babies I put them to sleep with classical music. Later on, they started enjoying visuals and Fantasia was the perfect conjunction to it all. This movie is definitely and all time classic."
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Fantasia 2000
22.  Fantasia 2000 DVD ~ James Levine
The list author says:
  "Though this one cannot for a second be compared to the first movie, FANTASIA 2000 has two major standouts: the "Pomp and Circumstance" segment in which they receate the story of Noah's Ark starring Donald & Daisy; and Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" segment in which they recreate the fastness and the furious pace of life in NYC."
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My Dog Skip
23.  My Dog Skip DVD ~ Frankie Muniz
The list author says:
  "Such a beautiful movie. Particularly for kids with pets or kids who have lost a pet. It is delicate and thoughtful and plain and gets right through kids and adults hearts."
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The Lion King (Two-Disc Platinum Edition)
24.  The Lion King (Two-Disc Platinum Edition) DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
The list author says:
  "One of the most beautiful Disney movies I have ever seen. It teaches kids to get back in one's feet after falling, and  keep the faith in the things you believe in and keep you grounded. Spectacular music and voice characterizations by Jeremy Irons, Jonathan Taylor-Thomas and James Earl Jones."
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Looney Tunes - Back in Action (Widescreen Edition)
25.  Looney Tunes - Back in Action (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Brendan Fraser
The list author says:
  "My 9 year old son laughs so much with this movie, I delight myself in watching-him-watching-it. Characters are hilarious, plot is catchy and lots of special effects that will amuse the entire family. An updated Roger Rabbit. Fun!"
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Back to the Future - The Complete Trilogy (Full Screen Edition)
26.  Back to the Future - The Complete Trilogy (Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Michael J. Fox
The list author says:
  "Funny how a movie that got made more than 20 yrs before my kids were born, nowadays manages to captivate them so much Probably kids' minds have not changed that much since 1985 to our days. This comment refers to the first installment of the trilogy."
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Yu-Gi-Oh - Season 5 - Dawn of the Duel - Part 1
27.  Yu-Gi-Oh - Season 5 - Dawn of the Duel - Part 1 DVD ~ Artist Not Provided
The list author says:
  "What is it about Yu-Gi-Oh that captivates both young minds and adults alike? Probably the whole mystic setting, the abounding legends and magical artifacts, or the astonishing special effects. A great-great series to enjoy time and time again."
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
28.  Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen DVD ~ Lindsay Lohan
The list author says:
  "This movie may seem a little slow in the beginning but once the whole plot unfolds the core of the message is exposed and justified. I love the soundtrack particularly Lindsay's rendition of Stevie Wonder' "Living in the city". My 8 y.o girl loves this movie and so do I."
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl [Blu-ray]
29.  Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "What can be said about this trilogy of movie that hasn't been said before? They are just a plain delight for the whole family."
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest  [Blu-ray]
30.  Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "The story is simply beyond imagination, interesting, adventurous and fun to watch with characters that have trascended the societal imagery and have become legends such as Captain Jack Sparrow or Barbossa."
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
31.  Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "And the final installment of the trilogy has brought the perfect ending to a beautiful and captivating pirate story. I loved "At World's End" and the whole trilogy is a pleasure to watch in family every now and then."
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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
32.  Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer DVD ~ Jessica Alba
The list author says:
  "This is truly a fantastic movie. The first one was ok, but The Fantastic 4 Rise of the Silver Surfer is really good. Fun to watch at home and enjoy with the entire family."
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