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Pixar Directors Recommend: Films for Families (All Ages)

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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  • Annie
  • Babe
  • Bambi
  • Charlotte's Web
  • A Close Shave
  • Crac
  • Duck Amuck
  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • The General
  • George of the Jungle
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing
  • A Goofy Movie
  • A Grand Day Out
  • The Kid
  • Lassie Come Home
  • The Lion King
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Long-Haired Hare
  • Make Mine Music
  • The Man Who Planted Trees
  • Mary Poppins
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Moonbird
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Ponyo
  • Rabbit Fire
  • The Red Balloon
  • Rooty Toot Toot
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Toy Story
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • Windy Day
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • The Wrong Trousers