It looks and feels like 2020 allll over again. With endless days and endless nights. No routine, no school, Summer holidays mid-session, and working days during peak summer.

Thank our good stars we have so many OTT platforms available and a plethora of choices. Sometimes way too many right?

Yes, I know the feeling – where we browse and browse and watch trailers and then finally hit upon one show/movie we like and voila – it’s almost bedtime!

So, guess what – we did that vetting process for you! Enjoy adding to your list and keep coming back for more Here is a much-requested list put together with movies that kids, small and big can watch.


Do use parental discretion and choose what’s correct for your child.

In the meanwhile, do Stay Safe, Stay Home, and Get vaccinated.

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Kid-friendly movies and series -Recommended ages are given

Below 6 years

(These are fun, colorful animation movies – most of them with a message – Hope you enjoy them with your little ones) 

  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ( Part 1 & 2)
  • Yes Day
  • Home Alone ( Part1,2 & 3)
  • Toy Story( Part 1,2 & 3)
  • Bee Movie
  • Inside Out
  • Up
  • Ratatouille


7- 10 years

  • We Bought a Zoo
  • Hachi Ko- A Dog’s Tale( I so loved this one- it is touching and a true story- Dog lovers- this is for you) 
  • Billy Elliott
  • Annie (New one)
  • The Princess Diaries
  • Mrs.Doubt Fire
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  • Freaky Friday
  • Godmothered
  • Enchanted
  • Jurassic Park (1,2&3)-I am absolutely envious if you have never watched these movies- brilliant, larger than life, and who doesn’t love dinosaurs?
  • Jurassic World (1&2)
  • My Octopus Teacher – A brilliant real-life movie about one man’s bond with an Octopus
  • The Parent Trap -An oldie but a goodie

11-14 years

( Although we have put an age here these are movies Adults and children of all ages can enjoy )

  • August Rush (a Movie about music and relationships )
  • Mamma Mia
  • Mamma Mia 2
  • Little Women
  • 13 going on 30
  • Bend it Like Beckham
  • Instant Family
  • What We Did on Our Holiday( Teaches children about family relationships and death but in a humorous way)
  • RV
  • Pitch perfect ( 1, 2 & 3)
  • The Dig
  • Enola Holmes
  • A Cinderella Story
  • Cheaper buy the Dozen( Steve Martin at his best )
  • Yours, Mine & Ours
  • Father of the Bride (Another classic by Steve Martin)
  • Father of the Bride 2
  • Life of Pi  (Cinematic brilliance and there can be many deductions as to what the actual premise of the movie is) 


  • Kim’s convenience
  • Parenthood
  • Cobra Kai (a series based on The Karate Kid movies)


15 years and above (Mature children)

This list has a lot of Young Adult content. We do recommend watching the trailers on your own once

  • Blended
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Such a fun journey of 4 friends and a pair of pants)
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants -Part 2 ( This was not as great as the first one but one has to watch it!)
  • The Prom
  • The Fault in our Stars
  • Everything Everything
  • My Sister’s Keeper (Beautifully told – adapted from Jodi Picoult’s novel ) 
  • Juno
  • Life as we know it
  • The Blind Side ( An amazingly inspiring true story )
  • Feel The Beat ( A dance movie !) 
  • The Half of It
  • The Intern
  • I Feel Pretty
  • Dumplin’
  • Holidate
  • Dirty Dancing ( This is very mature but older teens can handle it and you can relive the excitement through their eyes) 


  • Emily in Paris
  • Ginny & Georgia

Hope this leads to some enjoyable memories with your children.

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