Best Family Movies of 2016

1.

Zootopia

6.9
8.0/10

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Release date: 2016-02-11
2.

Moana

6.5
7.6/10

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement
Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
Release date: 2016-11-23
3.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

6.4
7.3/10

In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2016-11-16
4.

Kubo and the Two Strings

6.4
7.8/10

Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.

Starring: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: Travis Knight
Release date: 2016-08-18
5.

Finding Dory

6.3
7.3/10

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O'Neill, Diane Keaton
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2016-06-16
6.

The Jungle Book

6.3
7.4/10

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2016-04-07
7.

Sing

6.0
7.1/10

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2016-11-23
8.

Piper

5.9
8.4/10

A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.

Directed by: Alan Barillaro
Release date: 2016-06-16
9.

Kung Fu Panda 3

5.9
7.1/10

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Starring: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni
Release date: 2016-01-23
10.

Ballerina

5.7
6.8/10

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler, Mel Brooks
Directed by: Éric Warin, Eric Summer
Release date: 2016-12-14
11.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

5.6
6.7/10

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2016-09-28
12.

Storks

5.6
6.8/10

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl...

Starring: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele
Directed by: Doug Sweetland, Nicholas Stoller
Release date: 2016-09-22
13.

The Secret Life of Pets

5.5
6.5/10

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

Starring: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Lake Bell
Directed by: Chris Renaud
Release date: 2016-06-18
14.

Trolls

5.5
6.5/10

Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden
Directed by: Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn
Release date: 2016-10-13
15.

A Street Cat Named Bob

5.4
7.4/10

Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

Starring: Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Stewart Head, Caroline Goodall
Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
Release date: 2016-11-04
16.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

5.4
6.2/10

In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman
Directed by: James Bobin
Release date: 2016-05-25
17.

The BFG

5.3
6.4/10

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

Starring: Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hader
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2016-06-01
18.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

5.0
6.0/10

After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

Starring: Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Pete Ploszek
Directed by: Dave Green
Release date: 2016-06-01
19.

Ice Age: Collision Course

5.0
5.7/10

Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and embark on a quest full of thrills and spills, highs and lows, laughter and adventure while traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott
Directed by: Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu
Release date: 2016-06-23
20.

Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio

4.6
7.5/10

The Doctor join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure. With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost.

Starring: Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas, Justin Chatwin, Charity Wakefield, Tommy Edun
Directed by: Edward Bazalgette
Release date: 2016-12-25

Also check Best family movies of 2015.

Check out our top containing the Best Family Movies of 2016. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb