Ah, the ’90s. We were feeling nostalgic and it got us thinking about some of our favorite flicks from that decade. We already compiled a list of 1980s films that we consider “must see” flicks for the fam. So now we’ve moved on to a new decade of awesome kid-friendly movies. Browse our list of 1990s films.
We hope it makes you all nostalgic for the ’90s, too! Just be thankful you don’t have to rewind the VHS tape like you used to.
- Home Alone (Rated PG) An 8-year-old gets left home alone during Christmas vacation and has to protect himself from two men trying to rob his house.
- Problem Child (Rated PG)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Rated PG)
- Beauty and the Beast (Rated G)
- Hook (Rated PG)
- My Girl (Rated PG-13) A young girl deals with many challenges after losing her mother and growing up without a female role model.
- Problem Child 2 (Rated PG-13)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (Rated PG)
- The Addams Family (Rated PG-13) This family is the epitome of creepy, but they always have each other’s backs.
- Aladdin (Rated G)
- A League of Their Own (Rated PG)
- Beethoven (Rated PG)
- Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Rated PG)
- Honey I Blew Up the Kid (Rated PG)
- Ladybugs (Rated PG-13)
- The Mighty Ducks (Rated PG) A self-centered lawyer gets stuck coaching a losing peewee hockey team and tries to turn things around.
- Addams Family Values (Rated PG-13)
- Coneheads (Rated PG)
- Dennis the Menace (Rated PG) A little boy stays with his neighbors when his parents go out of town. Although he tries to be helpful, he can’t help but be a pest.
- Free Willy (Rated PG)
- Hocus Pocus (Rated PG)
- Jurassic Park (Rated PG-13) A group of cloned dinosaurs break free in an amusement park and the visitors must battle for survival.
- Mrs. Doubtfire (Rated PG-13)
- Rookie of the Year (Rated PG)
- The Sandlot (Rated PG) A new kid joins in on some baseball fun, until they hit the ball over the neighbor’s fence and have to deal with “The Beast.”
- The Secret Garden (Rated G)
- The Nightmare Before Christmas (Rated PG)
- Angels in the Outfield (Rated PG)
- Blank Check (Rated PG)
- Little Giants (Rated PG)
- Monkey Trouble (Rated PG)
- Richie Rich (Rated PG) The richest kid in America needs helping finding his family when someone kidnaps them and tries to kill them in hopes of getting all their money.
- The Flintstones (Rated PG)
- The Lion King (Rated G)
- The Little Rascals (Rated PG) The boys in the girl-hating-club try to sabotage one of their members when he starts liking a girl.
- The Pagemaster (Rated G)
- The Santa Clause (Rated PG)
- A Goofy Movie (Rated G) Goofy’s teenage son, Max, has a crush on a girl at school and will do just about anything to impress her.
- A Little Princess (Rated G)
- Babe (Rated G)
- Brady Bunch Movie (PG-13)
- Casper (Rated PG) This friendly ghost makes a new friend with a girl named Kat who moves into the mansion he’s supposed to be haunting.
- Clueless (Rated PG-13)
- Heavyweights (Rated PG)
- It Takes Two (Rated PG)
- Jumanji (Rated PG) A board game comes to life and the players endure many obstacles and must finish the game in order to make everything go back to normal.
- Man of the House (Rated PG)
- Pocahontas (Rated G)
- The Babysitters Club (Rated PG)
- The Indian in the Cupboard (Rated PG)
- Toy Story (Rated G) A cowboy toy has always been his owner’s favorite toy until a new space ranger comes along.
- 101 Dalmatians (Rated G)
- Harriet the Spy (Rated PG) An 11-year-old girl in New York City wants to become a spy. Unfortunately, she spies on everyone, including her best friends.
- Matilda (Rated PG)
- Space Jam (Rated PG) The Looney Tunes seek Michael Jordan’s help in beating some aliens who stole a few professional basketball players’ talents.
- The First Kid (Rated PG)
- Air Bud (Rated PG)
- Flubber (Rated PG)
- Good Burger (Rated PG)
- Hercules (Rated G)
- Men in Black (Rated PG-13) Decked in black suits and ties, two agents are a part of a secret organization to stop aliens from taking over earth.
- The Borrowers (Rated PG)
- Jungle 2 Jungle (Rated PG)
- Spice World (Rated PG)
- A Bug’s Life (Rated G)
- Dr. Dolittle (Rated PG-13)
- The Parent Trap (Rated PG) Two identical twins who were separated at birth end up at the same summer camp. They decide to switch places so they can meet their other parent and plot to get their parents back together.
- The Rugrats Movie (Rated G)
- Mighty Joe Young (Rated PG)
- Mulan (Rated G)
- 10 Things I Hate About You (Rated PG-13)
- Baby Geniuses (Rated PG)
- Big Daddy (Rated PG-13)
- Drive Me Crazy (Rated PG-13)
- Inspector Gadget (Rated PG)
- Madeline (Rated PG) An adventurous orphan from Paris gets into all sorts of trouble.
- Never Been Kissed (PG-13)
- She’s All That (Rated PG-13)
- Stuart Little (Rated PG)
- Tarzan (Rated G)
- Toy Story 2 (Rated G)