Best 80s Movies for Kids to Watch Now

Check out our roundup of the best 80s movies for kids, and introduce your family to some of your own childhood favorites! Classic characters, epic adventures, and plenty of laughs are in store for your next family movie night.

Keep in mind that the PG-13 rating was introduced in the mid-80s, so earlier PG movies might be less appropriate than you would expect. We welcome parent reviews about content in the comments for each movie, so be sure to check those out!

This list is made up entirely of parent recommendations, so please add yours! What kids 80s movies have you enjoyed watching with your family?


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