Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also kid-friendly

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and kid-friendly movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and kid-friendly, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Sword in the Stone (1963)

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.

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1963-12-25 | Animation / Family

Cast

Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    wizardry directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    destined for greatness
  3. Ranked #6 for
    bad temper

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2 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

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1954-12-23 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, James Mason

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    untarnished character
  2. Ranked #4 for
    advanced
  3. Ranked #7 for
    kid-friendly

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3 The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.

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1986-07-02 | Animation / Family

Cast

Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    arch enemy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fiendish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    evil henchman

Trailer

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4 Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

A version of Shakespeare's play, set in the world of warring indoor and outdoor gnomes. Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos and lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness?

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2011-01-13 | Animation / Family

Cast

James McAvoy, Emily Blunt

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aimed for children
  2. Ranked #4 for
    aimed for kids
  3. Ranked #10 for
    shakespearean actor

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5 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

At the urging of his gargoyle pals, Quasimodo leaves the solitary safety of his Notre Dame tower against the wishes of his guardian, the evil Judge Claude Frollo. He ventures out to the Festival of Fools and finds his first true friend, a Romani woman named Esmeralda, who entrusts him with a secret. When the secret is revealed, Quasi soon finds himself fighting to save the people and city he loves.

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1996-06-21 | Drama / Animation

Cast

Tom Hulce, Demi Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misshapen
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most mature
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mature theme

Trailer

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6 Elephant (2020)

Disneynature’s Elephant follows African elephant Shani and her spirited son Jomo as their herd make an epic journey hundreds of miles across the vast Kalahari Desert. Led by their great matriarch, Gaia, the family faces brutal heat, dwindling resources and persistent predators, as they follow in their ancestors’ footsteps on a quest to reach a lush, green paradise.

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2020-03-14 | Documentary / Family

Cast

Meghan Markle

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stunning cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly engaging

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7 The Little Mermaid (1989)

This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.

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1989-11-17 | Animation / Family

Cast

Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    possible recommendation
  2. Ranked #4 for
    typical hollywood ending
  3. Ranked #4 for
    upbeat ending

Trailer

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8 WALL·E (2008)

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

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2008-06-22 | Animation / Family

Cast

Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tidying up
  2. Ranked #4 for
    lovable character
  3. Ranked #11 for
    masterful story

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9 Chicken Run (2000)

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Ginger the chicken along with the help of Rocky the American rooster decide to rebel and lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy and their farm of doom.

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2000-06-21 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    highly amusing
  2. Ranked #11 for
    sheer fun
  3. Ranked #11 for
    hooting

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10 A Bug's Life (1998)

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.

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1998-11-25 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    staying till the end
  2. Ranked #6 for
    kid-friendly
  3. Ranked #11 for
    ingenius plot

Trailer

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