Movies are not just entertainment for kids. You can use it to teach valuable lessons too.

Christina All Day compiled the top seven non-animated kids movies to make timeless memories with your child.

Get ready to rent some of these!

7 Best Non-Animated Kids Movies

Which are the best non-animated kids movies that are morally good too? Your search ends here because we have movies for all age of kids!

The Incredible Journey (1963)

Age: 5+

The Incredible Journey

One of the little known non-animated wonders available, The Incredible Journey, is a funny and sweet story to watch with kids. It is the story of three pets, two dogs, and a cat, who set foot to find their original homes. This is perfect for animal lovers or for kids with pets at home.

The Karate Kid (1984)

Age: 5+

The Karate Kid (1984)

A must-watch movie for parents with teens, The Karate Kid has many moral lessons packed in it. You can teach your kid how to face a bully too with this non-animated movie.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Age: 7+

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

If you want to introduce aliens in the sweetest possible way to your child, this is the best non-animated movie to watch. It has moralities, feelings, and a happy ending! Plus, Drew Barrymore is the cutest in this movie!

The Sandlot (1993)

Age: 10+

The Sandlot

A trendy movie choice if your kid is a teenager, The Sandlot is a kickass movie to watch with your child. It is funny and appealing to tweens! It’s perfect for sports lovers during the summer.

Jumanji (1995)

Age: 11+


Remember not to pick the new one! Get the old Jumanji with Robin Williams and sit down with your kids for a fun movies night they won’t forget! They will never play games the same way again.

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)

Age: 12+

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid

A story from the eyes of a boy, The Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a funny story full of life lessons. This is a great way to introduce kids to books too that become movies.

Hatchi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Age:  13+

Hachi: A Dog's Tale

This is another one for animal lovers. It’s a heart-warming story about an Akita Dog named Hatchi (Hatchiko) and his spell-binding bond with his owner!

Non-animated kids movies help to introduce moralities in an entertaining way to kids. Check out Stuart Little, Little Rascals, and Home Alone as bonus movies! (Home Alone is my favorite Christmas movie. While we’re on the topic, Elf is great too!)

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