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55 Essential Movies Every Child Should See

This list features 55 essential movies that every child should see ranked according to Ew.com.
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from ew.com · made by Jimmyhough98
avg. score: 36 of 55 (65%)
required scores: 1, 28, 34, 39, 45 

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1
The Muppet Movie (1979)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
2
Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story (1995)
3
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
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5
Mary Poppins (1964)
Mary Poppins (1964)
6
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
7
The Little Mermaid (1989)
The Little Mermaid (1989)
8
Finding Nemo (2003)
Finding Nemo (2003)
9
The Red Balloon (1956)
The Red Balloon (1956)
10
Pinocchio (1940)
Pinocchio (1940)
11
Annie (1982)
Annie (1982)
12
The Kid (1921)
The Kid (1921)
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13
WALL·E (2008)
WALL·E (2008)
14
The Sound of Music (1965)
The Sound of Music (1965)
15
The Lion King (1994)
The Lion King (1994)
16
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
17
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
18
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
19
The Iron Giant (1999)
The Iron Giant (1999)
20
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
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22
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
23
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars (1977)
24
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
25
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
26
March of the Penguins (2005)
March of the Penguins (2005)
27
Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone (1990)
28
The Black Stallion (1979)
The Black Stallion (1979)
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29
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
30
Yellow Submarine (1968)
Yellow Submarine (1968)
31
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
32
The Incredibles (2004)
The Incredibles (2004)
33
The Lego Movie (2014)
The Lego Movie (2014)
34
The Princess Bride (1987)
The Princess Bride (1987)
35
The Goonies (1985)
The Goonies (1985)
36
A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Story (1983)
37
West Side Story (1961)
West Side Story (1961)
38
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
39
Duck Soup (1933)
Duck Soup (1933)
40
Back to the Future (1985)
Back to the Future (1985)
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