Editors' Picks: 10 Great Movies for All Generations
These movies appeal to most everyone from ages 9 to 90.
Looking for a movie the whole family -- from grandparent to grandchild -- can enjoy? Try these five-star flicks:
1. War Horse (2011)
Young Albert enlists to serve in WWI after his beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and across Europe as the war rages on.
2. Hugo (2011)
In 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
3. Toy Story 3 (2010)
Right before Andy leaves for college, the toys are mistakenly delivered to a daycare center instead of to the attic. It's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
4. True Grit (2010)
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn young woman track down her father's murderer.
5. Up (2009)
By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream of seeing the wilds of South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn't alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.
6. WALL-E (2008)
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
7. The Lion King (1994)
Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt-ridden lion cub flees into exile and -- for a time -- abandons his identity as the future king.
8. Babe (1995)
Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.
9. Iron Will (1994)
When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross-country dogsled race.
10. The Black Stallion (1979)
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion stabled in the ship he's sailing on. When the ship tragically sinks, both he and the horse survive -- only to be stranded on a deserted island.
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