Pixar Directors Recommend: Films for Families (12 Years and Over)

Kids deserve to watch great films, especially in these times. But where to turn when you need a quality watchlist of family films?

Pixar to the rescue! A bunch of the renowned studio's filmmakers have shown up in your hour of need, to make personal recommendations from the Pixar vault and far beyond, separated into three age groupings: All Ages, 7 to 12 Years and 12 Years and Over. The films are shown in alphabetical order.

Enormous thanks to Angus MacLane (co-director of Finding Dory and director of BURN·E, Toy Story of Terror! and Small Fry), Domee Shi (director of Bao), Kristen Lester (director of Purl), Daniel Chong (story artist on Cars 2, Inside Out, Toy Story of Terror!, and…

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  • Adventures in Babysitting
  • Alien
  • Army of Darkness
  • Attack the Block
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Big
  • The Birds
  • Black Panther
  • Can't Buy Me Love
  • Creed
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Eve's Bayou
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • The Gods Must Be Crazy
  • Groundhog Day
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Hearts Beat Loud
  • The Hidden Fortress
  • The Intouchables
  • Iron Man
  • It
  • Jurassic Park
  • The Kings of Summer
  • Mean Girls
  • Men in Black
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Poltergeist
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • Rear Window
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • The Shining
  • Sing Street
  • SpaceCamp
  • Splash
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • The Tale of Zatoichi
  • Us
  • Young Frankenstein