Top rated movies with distinctive directing that have a wholesome family

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with distinctive directing featuring a wholesome family! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with distinctive directing featuring a wholesome family, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2022)

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family.

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2022-06-24 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer Camp

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whimsical character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lovable character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clever

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2 Penguins (2019)

The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic.

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2019-04-17 | Documentary / Family

Cast

Ed Helms

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    becoming engrossed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    purely joyful character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly joyful

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3 Encanto (2021)

The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family—every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family's last hope.

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2021-10-13 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero

Rating

rating icon 7.605
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vibrant imagery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vibrant colors

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4 Petite maman (2021)

After the death of her beloved grandmother, eight-year-old Nelly meets a strangely familiar girl her own age in the woods. Instantly forming a connection with this mysterious new friend, Nelly embarks on a fantastical journey of discovery which helps her come to terms with this newfound loss.

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2021-06-02 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimalist style
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comforting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    childhood

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5 The Call of the Wild (2020)

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

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2020-02-19 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens

Rating

rating icon 7.564
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    state of art CG
  2. Ranked #1 for
    husky voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fake-looking

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6 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971)

It's Christmas Eve, early 1930s on Walton's Mountain. As the family prepares for the holiday, they anxiously await Pa's return home from his job in the city some 50 miles away. He is late, and Ma and the grandparents hear on the radio a report of a bus accident that worries them. Oldest son John-Boy must step up to help grandfather cut down a Christmas tree, and upon learning the concern about Daddy sets out to find him.

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1971-12-19 | Drama / Family

Cast

Patricia Neal, Richard Thomas

Rating

rating icon 7.567
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #119 for
    wholesome family
  2. Ranked #189 for
    most unsettling
  3. Ranked #242 for
    Based on TV Series

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7 Missing Link (2019)

The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none of his small-minded, high-society peers seems to recognize this. Hoping to finally gain acceptance from these fellow adventurers, Sir Lionel travels to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature known as the missing link.

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2019-04-04 | Family / Animation

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldaña

Rating

rating icon 6.962
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unpretentious character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quality product
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fluidic

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8 Abominable (2019)

A group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, and they set off to reunite the magical creature with his family on the mountain of his namesake.

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2019-09-19 | Family / Animation

Cast

Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai

Rating

rating icon 7.479
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    extremely likable character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    small and cute
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with tender moments

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9 Sneakerella (2022)

When El, an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens, meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, sparks fly as the two bond over their mutual affinity for sneakers. With a little nudge from his best friend and a sprinkle of Fairy Godfather magic, El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a ‘legit’ sneaker designer in the industry.

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2022-05-11 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Chosen Jacobs, Lexi Underwood

Rating

rating icon 5.911
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    recycled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    catchy tune
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually engaging

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10 Dolittle (2020)

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.

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2020-01-02 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas

Rating

rating icon 6.613
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hoarse voice
  2. Ranked #3 for
    like antidote
  3. Ranked #4 for
    suitable for kids

Trailer

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