What are the best movies about families?

Good family movies will either make you laugh, cry, or ponder about the different kinds of realities families face. These best movies about families will surely warm your heart and make you learn a thing or two about life!

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    #1The Addams Family

    The Addams Family

    The Addams Family is a comedy movie about an eccentric family that is directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. The fantasy family movie stars Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, and Christopher Lloyd. The Addams Family was released on November 22, 1991.

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    Denise Armstrong
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "The Addams Family would be the epitome of the best movies about families as it really fits the bill as one. It is one of the classic movies and it has been really popular throughout the ages and has a great mix of genres to keep you satisfied. I would 100% recommend this movie if you are looking for a great movie about families. "
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    #2Yours, Mine & Ours

    Yours, Mine & Ours

    Yours, Mine & Ours is a comedy family movie directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo, and Jerry O'Connell. The film revolves around two widowed people falling in love and having to adjust to a family with 18 children.

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    Virginia Sims
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "If you're looking to watch a movie on families, Yours, Mine & Ours is a good choice. It's a bit on the silly side but it is enjoyable. The movie involves a huge family, thus the family plot is right on the money. "
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    #3Pollyanna

    Pollyanna

    Pollyanna is a classic family movie directed by David Swift that was first released on May 19, 1960. The drama film mainly stars Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, and Richard Egan. Pollyanna runs for a total of two hours and fourteen minutes.

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    Ishan Pillai
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "As somebody with a large family, I appreciate movies that can give me the same feeling of love and familiarity that a large family provides. With Pollyanna, I was able to watch a movie that greatly expressed the themes of love, family and togetherness that I normally feel around my family. "
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    #4Father of the Bride

    Father of the Bride
    Father of the Bride is a romantic comedy movie starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, and Martin Short. The family film was released on December 20, 1991, and revolves around an overprotective father and his soon to be married daughter.

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    Phillip Miller
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "Father and Daughter movies are always so charming to me. One of the classics in my collection is Father of the Bride. I recently bought my brother in law the 15th Anniversary Edition DVD and I think it's a great movie for him and his family. He has a couple of little girls and they are so attached to him. What made this movie so charming is the charisma that Steve Martin exhibits. He's such a likable actor. When you give Steve a team of Diane Keaton and Martin Short, that's a lot of comedic experience and acting chops on the same screen. This is what really makes this movie stand out to me. The on screen chemistry from all these actors to play out a whimsical warm hearted story filled with laughs and pure goodness. It's a movie I watch with my own family often and one I know my brother in law will enjoy with his daughters for years to come."
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    #5Wonder

    Wonder

    Wonder is a family movie about a young boy named August "Auggie" Pullman who has facial differences and attends a public school for the first time. Auggie is portrayed by Jacob Tremblay and Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson portray his parents.

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    Juan Tucker
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Genres Drama Director Stephen Chbosky Starring Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson Supporting actors Noah Jupe, Daveed Diggs, Elle McKinnon, Sonia Braga, Mandy Patinkin Studio Lionsgate MPAA rating PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) Producers David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman Captions and subtitles English [CC] Details Audio English Purchase rights Stream instantly Details Format Prime Video (streaming online video) Devices Available to watch on supported devices"
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    #6Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Starring Johnny Depp and based on Roald Dahl's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory takes you on an unforgettable, uniquely magical journey through director Tim Burton's eyes into a deliciously delightful, whimsically wonderful world.

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    Olivia Sims
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This story is nice ."
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    #7Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. It stars Greg Kinnear, Steve Carrell, and Abigail Breslin. This film was nominated for four Academy Awards.

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    Benjamin Harper
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I wanted to watch something with a good story and actors. Little Miss Sunshine has Stece Carell who is in my top 10 favorite actors. Take a dysfunctional family and throw in a road trip with some twists. Great family flick!"
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    #8Blue Valentine

    Blue Valentine

    A devastating relationship, an autodestructive feeling, and a child in the middle of everything. Blue Valentine is a painful travel through the complete destruction of a couple of lovers. 

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    Rodolfo Ayala
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "While this is a good movie it does not feature a ton about families. It is worth seeing for most people but if they are looking for a story about families they are better off to look elsewhere."
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    #9Newsies

    Newsies

    Newsies is a historical drama motion picture for the family that features Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, and Robert Duvall. It was directed by Kenny Ortega and was written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. The film premiered on April 8, 1992.

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    Johnny Diaz
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "This movie made me so happy im glad i watched it."
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    #10The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap is a romantic comedy motion picture for the family that stars Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, and Brian Keith. It was written and directed by David Swift and premiered on May 13, 1961, in the United Kingdom.

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    Eduardo Espinoza
    Written on May 29, 2018
    "This is a classic Disney film that serves as a period film in this day and age but it seems like something that would be immensely funny wither it's in it's time period or in modern day."

Summary

Best What are the best movies about families
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Addams FamilyMovies 29 Paid
2Yours, Mine & OursMovies 21 Paid
3Pollyanna Movies 20 Paid
4Father of the BrideMovies 20 Paid
5WonderMovies 17 Paid
6Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryMovies 16 Paid
7Little Miss SunshineMovies 14 Paid
8Blue ValentineMovies 13 Paid
9NewsiesMovies 11 Paid
10The Parent TrapMovies 10 Paid
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