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Funniest family movies

Fluff the sofa cushions and pop the popcorn – we have some serious laughs coming your way!

Stuck inside with stir-crazy kids on a rainy Sunday? These hilarious movies will keep the whole family busy, and laughing themselves silly. From classic comedies to more recent knee-slappers, these family favourites will tickle your funny bones.

Toy Story (1995)

The adventures of toy cowboy Woody and spaceman figurine Buzz Lightyear have been cracking kids up for nearly two decades now. All three instalments of the franchise made the top 10 on Rotten Tomatoes' Top 100 Kids & Family Movies list, so you can’t go wrong with any of them. But if you want to watch the first feature-length film to be animated entirely by computer, check out the original.

Finding Nemo (2003)

The Oscar-winning tale of a clownfish's mission to save his abducted son Nemo continues to capture the hearts of children, more than 10 years after it was first released. Set in the crystal-clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef, it's chock-full of deep-sea adventure and laughs.

Shrek (2001)

This is another franchise that kids love to watch over and over again. There's something so lovable and heart-warming about the big green ogre and his darling, Princess Fiona and while they both have their funny moments, it's Donkey and his loud singing that will have your family in hysterics.

Mary Poppins (1964)

What's not to love about a magical nanny who flies down from the sky with her umbrella and lets kids float up to the ceiling? We bet your whole family will be singing "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!" for weeks after you watch it.

Ratatouille (2007)

A sewer rat named Remy who aspires to become a famous chef joins forces with a young cook in a fancy Parisian restaurant to create culinary masterpieces. But will all his dreams come crashing down around him when his true identity is revealed? Don't be fooled by the serious storyline – giggles are guaranteed!

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Taking children’s age-old fear of monsters in the closet to a whole new level, the endearing beasts in Monsters, Inc. might have your little ones hoping they really do exist. Giant blue furball Sulley and his one-eyed sidekick Mike Wazowski are sure to have you all in stitches.

The Goonies (1985)

Ask any thirty-something what their top-five childhood movies are and there's a good chance The Goonies will make an appearance on the list. It tells the story of a group of kids who set out to find hidden pirate treasure in hopes of saving their neighbourhood from being replaced by a golf course. It might be nearly 30 years old, but the humour is timeless.

The Princess Bride (1987)

Sword fights, pirates and giants – oh my! This fantastical fairytale follows the adventures of Westley as he tries to rescue his one true love, Buttercup, from the evil Prince Humperdinck. This movie doesn't take its damsel-in-distress genre seriously – and neither will you.

The Muppets (2011)

The beloved Muppets reunite to save the Muppet Theater when an oil tycoon threatens to destroy it to drill for oil. With Miss Piggy now a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris and Animal doing a stint at a celebrity anger management clinic, you'll love this hilariously-modern storyline.

Home Alone (1990)

Another family comedy classic, Home Alone first tickled our funny bones a quarter of a century ago. Who can forget Macaulay Culkin’s side-splitting schemes to defend his home against burglars when he's forgotten there by his family over Christmas? Your children are sure to love it as much as you did.

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