Blog: 100+ Classic Kids Movies to Watch Before You Grow Up

Blog: 100+ Classic Kids Movies to Watch Before You Grow Up

Movies are a magical part of childhood, providing not only entertainment but also valuable lessons and memories. There are countless classic kids' movies that have stood the test of time, delighting generations with their stories, characters, and adventures. We've curated a list of over 100 classic kids' movies that every child should watch before they grow up. And remember, our kids' backpacks with hook and loop monster faces are perfect for carrying snacks, blankets, and favorite toys for movie night at a friend's house or an outdoor movie adventure!

Animated Classics

  1. The Lion King (1994)
  2. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  3. Aladdin (1992)
  4. Toy Story (1995)
  5. Finding Nemo (2003)
  6. Shrek (2001)
  7. Frozen (2013)
  8. The Little Mermaid (1989)
  9. Cinderella (1950)
  10. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Family Adventures

  1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  2. The Goonies (1985)
  3. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
  4. Jumanji (1995)
  5. Home Alone (1990)
  6. The Sandlot (1993)
  7. Matilda (1996)
  8. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
  9. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  10. Hook (1991)

Fantasy and Fairy Tales

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
  2. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  3. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  4. Peter Pan (1953)
  5. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  6. Labyrinth (1986)
  7. The Princess Bride (1987)
  8. Coraline (2009)
  9. Spirited Away (2001)
  10. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Timeless Tales

  1. Mary Poppins (1964)
  2. The Sound of Music (1965)
  3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
  4. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
  5. The Parent Trap (1961)
  6. Charlotte's Web (1973)
  7. The Secret Garden (1993)
  8. Annie (1982)
  9. Old Yeller (1957)
  10. The Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

More Modern Classics

  1. Moana (2016)
  2. Zootopia (2016)
  3. Coco (2017)
  4. Inside Out (2015)
  5. Up (2009)
  6. Despicable Me (2010)
  7. Tangled (2010)
  8. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  9. Big Hero 6 (2014)
  10. The Incredibles (2004)

And Many More...

  1. Pinocchio (1940)
  2. Dumbo (1941)
  3. Bambi (1942)
  4. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  5. 101 Dalmatians (1961)
  6. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  7. The Jungle Book (1967)
  8. Robin Hood (1973)
  9. The Rescuers (1977)
  10. The Fox and the Hound (1981)
  11. Oliver & Company (1988)
  12. The Land Before Time (1988)
  13. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  14. The Iron Giant (1999)
  15. Lilo & Stitch (2002)
  16. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  17. Ratatouille (2007)
  18. Brave (2012)
  19. WALL-E (2008)
  20. Pocahontas (1995)
  21. Hercules (1997)
  22. Tarzan (1999)
  23. Mulan (1998)
  24. A Bug’s Life (1998)
  25. Cars (2006)
  26. Bolt (2008)
  27. The Croods (2013)
  28. Ice Age (2002)
  29. Megamind (2010)
  30. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
  31. Madagascar (2005)
  32. Rio (2011)
  33. Sing (2016)
  34. Trolls (2016)
  35. The Boss Baby (2017)
  36. Hotel Transylvania (2012)
  37. The Peanuts Movie (2015)
  38. The Lego Movie (2014)
  39. Paddington (2014)
  40. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
  41. Puss in Boots (2011)
  42. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
  43. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
  44. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  45. Ponyo (2008)
  46. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
  47. Castle in the Sky (1986)
  48. The Cat Returns (2002)
  49. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
  50. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
  51. Enchanted (2007)

Make Movie Night Special with Our Kids Backpacks

No movie night is complete without the essentials. Our kids' backpacks with hook and loop monster faces are perfect for packing all the movie night must-haves. Whether it’s carrying popcorn, cozy blankets, or favorite stuffed animals, these backpacks are both fun and functional. They are designed to be durable and spacious, making them ideal for any adventure, including a trip to a friend’s house for a movie marathon or an outdoor screening.

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