16 Funny Family Movies Everyone Will Love
Here's what gets the laughs with a 21st-century audience. Throw the popcorn in the microwave and queue up these fun movies for your next family movie night.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
It seems very zany—and it is—but the nutty exterior masks a genuine beating heart within that any audience will recognize and enjoy. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is one of the many funny family movies your family can enjoy on a Friday night. (Best for ages 6 and up.)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Some will prefer the ’70s version starring Gene Wilder, but this Tim Burton re-imagining retains the edge of the story while losing the abundance of creepy menace from the first film. A bubbly performance from Johnny Depp should hook any viewer, as well as the goofy songs. (Best for ages 8 and up.) Both film versions of Roald Dahl’s classic book are sure to make you hungry, and so will these 12 cooking movies.
Perfect for kids who wish they could be Indiana Jones if only they weren’t, well, kids. (Best for ages 10 and up.) If you’re ready to see where some funny family movies were filmed, don’t miss the 65 movie and TV film locations you can actually visit.
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