25 Best Cartoon Movies for Family Movie Night

25 Best Cartoon Movies for Family Movie Night

Pop the popcorn! It's time to snuggle up on the couch for family movie night with the greatest cartoon movies of all time!

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

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One of the best-animated movies was adapted from a 1978 children's book about a town where food falls from the sky. In the cartoon movie version, a young scientist invents a machine that causes clouds to rain cheeseburgers. Soon his invention goes awry and food storms abound. Families will love this movie's wry humor and absurdly delightful visuals. Here are 12 more movies that your kids will love—and this list features classics from your own childhood.

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How to Train Your Dragon

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This Dreamworks Animation film adapted from the first book in Cressida Cowell's series, and spawned a franchise. Vibrant animation makes this story about a young Viking boy, Hiccup, a highly watchable adventure. Hiccup is supposed to become a dragon slayer, but instead empathizes with the mystical creatures and forms a bond with the one he names "Toothless." Make it a double feature with these 16 great family movies to watch in the backyard.

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Spirited Away

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This is the perfect cartoon movie for families in the mood for a whimsical, thought-provoking film with stirring visuals and an original story. Hayao Miyazaki created this moving, dreamlike movie about a young girl separated from her parents (a witch turns them into pigs) who is spirited away to a dreamlike world filled with arresting beauty and challenging adventures. It's one of the best-animated films of all time and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Film.

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