Best Family Movies of 2018

Looking for a good family movie tonight? In 2018, a lot of films were shot, acquaintance with which will be interesting for both adults and children. So, we offer a list of exciting films for the whole family.

Mia and the white lion (2018)

Mia’s family leaves London. A girl who recently lived in a metropolis is now forced to put up with life on a South African farm. Mia is not happy about anything here – the heroine of the film dreams of returning to her former everyday life. Suddenly, she has to take care of the white lion cub Charlie, who became an orphan. If you like good touching films, then this story will not disappoint you.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:
Mia et le lion blanc

Actors:
Dania De Villiers, Melanie Laurent, Langley Kirkwood …

Country:
France, Germany, South Africa

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 6.5

Age restrictions:
6+


Christmas Chronicles (2018)

For the first time, Teddy and Kate are forced to celebrate Christmas at home alone, without other family members. In order not to get bored, the guys plan to secretly film the appearance of Santa Claus on a video camera. A cute children’s idea leads to amazing journeys through uncharted and intriguing places. Among the family comedies of 2018, this novelty is definitely worth mentioning – fans of exciting Christmas films will definitely appreciate it!

  • The best Christmas comedies for families

Original title:
The Christmas Chronicles

Actors:
Kurt Russell, Judah Lewis, Darby Camp …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.1


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

The magic continues – get ready for an exciting family viewing experience! The dark wizard Grindelwald is caught by the Aurors, but manages to escape. After that, he begins to search for like-minded people, but so far he does not tell them about his main goals. Dumbledore hopes to interfere with these plans, so he asks for help from Newt, the protagonist of the picture. The film contains elements of fantasy, comedy and adventure.

Original title:
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Actors:
Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Katherine Waterston …

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 6.6

Age Limits :
12+


Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

This incredible story happened in an ordinary English family. Events take place a quarter of a century after the action of the first picture. So, London, during the Great Depression. Jane Banks has become a union activist and her brother Michael is a bank clerk. He lives with three children and a housekeeper, and his wife died some time ago. Once upon a time, the measured family life of the film’s characters is again violated by Mary Poppins. Watching this exciting fantasy comedy is sure to leave a lasting impression on you!

Original title:
Mary Poppins Returns

Actors:
Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw …

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.8

Age Limits :
6+


Alpha (2018)

The events of this family film take place 20,000 years before the present day. The leader of the tribe decides to take his young son hunting for the first time, despite all the misgivings of his wife. This plan turns into a dramatic event: the boy is left alone with the dangers of the wild – without family and friends. His only companion is a wounded wolf. Watching the movie will be filled with many touching scenes with elements of comedy and adventure.

  • The most interesting films for the whole family

Original title:
Alpha

Actors:
Cody Smith-McPhee, Johannes Höykjur Johannesson, Marcin Kowalczyk…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.7

Age Limits :
12+


Little Witch (2018)

The little witch really wants to take part in the party, but she is only 127 years old – she is considered too young to celebrate Walpurgis Night. The heroine of this family comedy still sneaks into the event, but she is caught. Now the witch will be punished: she must learn all the spells from the magic book in 12 months. However, enemies soon appear, trying to interfere with her lessons. This is one of the most interesting films of 2018 for the whole family – a truly exciting viewing awaits you!

Original title:
Die kleine Hexe

Actors:
Carolina Herfurth, Axel Prahl, Luis Vorbach …

Country:
Germany, Switzerland

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.2


Jim Button-Bright and Machinist Lucas (2018)

The magical state of Medlandia is located on a small picturesque island. Only four people and a train live here. The heroes of the comedy will feel like a real family after they receive a package … with a small child. The inhabitants of Medlandia take up the upbringing of a baby who grows up to be a real adventurer. The grown-up Jim one day decides to leave Medland.

Original title:
Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer

Actors:
Henning Baum, Solomon Gordon, Shirley MacLaine…

Country:
Germany

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 6.2

Age restrictions:
6+


The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

Young Clara celebrates Christmas without her mother for the first time. Shortly before her death, Marie left her daughter an unusual gift: it becomes for her a pass to the world of incredible adventures. Leaving her family, the girl takes part in an intriguing journey through magical countries – Sweets, Flowers, Entertainment and Snow. We recommend this exciting family film of 2018, which is already out in good quality, for mandatory viewing.

Original title:
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Actors:
Mackenzie Foy, Jayden Favora-Knight, Keira Knightley…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.7, IMDb – 5.5

Age restrictions:
6+


Horror 2: Restless Halloween (2018)

A small town celebrates Halloween. The main characters of the film are Sonny and his friend Sam. The guys want to earn extra money, so they put up ads offering help with garbage collection. Soon they receive the first order. Friends have to clean the old house of garbage – in return they are allowed to take everything they like. They discover a ventriloquist doll, not yet guessing what trouble their find promises. Watching this family horror movie with elements of comedy and adventure is sure to brighten up your evening!

  • The best comedy movies for families with kids

Original title:
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Actors:
Madison Iceman, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Kahlil Harris…

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.5, IMDb – 5.6

Age Limits :
6+


Undercover Dogs (2018)

The protagonist of the comedy is an experienced detective Frank. He will have to go to Las Vegas for another investigation. The grouchy police dog Max turns out to be the detective’s partner. The journey is truly exciting, because Frank’s new assistant can talk! Many dangers await them, but mutual support will help to overcome everything. A very funny 2018 children’s movie that is great for family viewing!

Original title:
Show Dogs

Actors:
Will Arnett, Ludacris, Natasha Lyonne …

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.5, IMDb – 3.7

Age restrictions:
6+


Enchantress (2018)

12-year-old Clara is a girl from an ordinary family. Having received a scratch from a black cat, the heroine of the film finds out that she belongs to the family of witches. Now Clara is able to understand animals, and her blood can resurrect an ancient evil witch, and therefore the girl is in danger. She will have to accept her own fate, going to the Wild World. A very interesting film with an intriguing plot that is suitable for viewing by the whole family.

Original title:
Vildheks

Actors:
Gerda Lee Kaas, Sonya Richter, Signe Egholm Olsen …

Country:
Denmark, Norway, Hungary, Czech Republic

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.8, IMDb – 4.6

Age restrictions:
12+


Super Beavers. People’s Avengers (2018)

The Bobrov family is hiding in Thailand from the police. The only job they could find here was performing in a circus tent. Hundreds of spectators converge daily to watch the performances of an unusual family, but the emigrants themselves do not like this situation. The heroes of the family comedy dream of being at home. Numerous conflicts lead to the fact that Sveta leaves Oleg. Meanwhile, danger is approaching Earth, and only the Bobrovs can save everyone.

  • Russian comedies for family viewing: the funniest films

Actors:
Pavel Derevyanko, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Tolokonnikov …

Country:
Russia

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.8, IMDb – 3.7

Age restrictions:
12+


Christopher Robin (2018)

Rounding out the list of the best family-friendly comedies of 2018 is the story of Christopher Robin. When he was just a boy, he was friends with animals, having experienced many amazing adventures. Robin has already grown up – now he has his own family, but he himself has not felt the joy of life for a long time. Unexpectedly, he meets Winnie the Pooh again, whom he had long considered the fruit of childhood fantasies. An incredible meeting completely changes Christopher’s daily routine.

Original title:
Christopher Robin

Actors:
Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael …

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.4, IMDb – 7.3

Age restrictions:
6+


Rating
( No ratings yet )
Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

Leave a Reply

My Release Date - schedule of all popular series
Support Ukraine