Pandemic and lockdown gave us a big headache this year. But, now it’s a festive season and keeping aside all the wrong things that happened in our lives, let’s have huge fun and end this year by creating some really good memories. The best way to spend quality time with your family is to take a bowl of popcorn and watch your favourite family movies.
Not really as easy as it sounds when it comes to choosing which huge movie you all want to watch. With all the sibling bickering and different tastes, it can be a real struggle to come to a conclusion of which family movies are worth watching together (especially if your little one enjoys only animated movies, cute). Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered on that.
We’ve collected 50 of the best live-action and animated family movies that everyone in the household can enjoy.
Here are 25 Best Non-Animation Family Movies that you can all enjoy together:
1. The Jungle Book (2016)
The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don’t have his best interests at heart.
2. Home Alone (1990)
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
3. Home Alone 2 : Lost In New York (1992)
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City – and the same criminals are not far behind.
4. Jumanji (1995)
After being trapped in a jungle board game for 26 years, a Man-Child finally wins his release from it. But he is immediately forced to resume play, and this time, savage jungle creatures are released into the city. He must stop them, but how?
5. Babe (1995)
Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett wins a piglet named Babe at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to show him at the next fair, Babe bonds with motherly border collie Fly and discovers that he can herd sheep too. But will the other farm animals, including Fly’s jealous husband, Rex, accept a pig who doesn’t conform to the farm’s social hierarchy?
6. Hugo (2011)
Hugo is an orphan boy who works on the clocks and is trying to survive while hiding from the relentless yet clumsy and stupid Railway Inspector in the train station in Paris in the 1930’s. During these struggles Hugo gets interested and tangled in a mystery involving his Automaton left by his dead father.
7. Enchanted (2007)
In an animated fairy tale world, a young girl meets and falls in love with the handsome Prince of her dreams. News of this romance upsets the Prince’s mother, the evil Queen, who uses her black magic to send the girl hurtling out of the animated world into the one place in the universe where there is no true love: modern-day Manhattan. The now-real girl has to survive in New York City and find her way home again to her true love.
8. Pete’s Dragon (2016)
In 1977, 5-year-old Pete Healy and his parents are on a road trip when their car flips off the road following a near-collision with a deer. Pete’s parents die but Pete survives and is chased into the forest by a wolf pack. A huge green dragon with wings and yellow eyes saves him, and boy and dragon quickly bond. Pete names the dragon “Elliott” after the lost-puppy character in his favorite book.