A Family Movie List

This list is a non-alphabetized compilation of suggested titles from a group of friends who like to discuss movies and books with me online. Thanks friends.

  • Searching for Bobby Fisher
  • Black Beauty
  • The Winslow Boy
  • Jacob Have I Loved (Wonderworks)
  • Girl of the Limberlost (Wonderworks)
  • October Sky
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Old Yeller
  • Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea
  • Little Princess
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall (Hallmark Hall of Fame)
  • The Bear
  • The Adventures of Milo and Otis
  • Hoosiers
  • Chariots of Fire
  • The Great Race
  • Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines
  • Singing in the Rain
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Jeeves and Wooster series from BBC
  • Sound of Music
  • Goodbye Mr. Chips
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • Return to Me
  • The Iron Giant
  • Heidi
  • The Black Stallion
  • Father of the Bride (both versions)
  • Finding Nemo
  • Shrek and Shrek 2
  • Stuart Little (I and II)
  • Babe
  • Peter Pan (new one)
  • Mary Poppins
  • Monsters Inc.
  • The Great Muppet Caper
  • The Aristocats
  • The Herbie movies
  • Flubber
  • Absent Minded Professor
  • Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and Toy Story 3
  • Back to the Future
  • The Whipping Boy
  • Swiss Family Robinson
  • Neverending Story
  • Huck Finn
  • Star Wars (the first three)
  • Harry Potter
  • Bend it Like Beckham
  • What a Girl Wants
  • Robin Hood (Errol Flynn and Disney)
  • Frozen

Movies for comparison:

  • The Secret Garden (Hallmark Hall of Fame and Big Screen versions)
  • Little Women (Liz Taylor version and the Winona Ryder version)
  • The Parent Trap (old and new versions)
  • Freaky Friday (old and new versions)
  • Homeward Bound/Incredible Journey (Two versions of the same movie)

Movies for a slightly older crowd (parental discretion advised)

  • Dead Poets Society
  • Master and Commander
  • Gladiator
  • Lord of the Rings triology
  • Big
  • Back to the Future (1, 2, and 3)
  • Mr. Holland's Opus
  • Indiana Jones
  • Apollo 13
  • About a Boy

For Shakespeare movies, see the Shakespeare page.