Lady and the Tramp (1955)

CuteCharmingFunnyUplifting

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Wilfred Jackson  •  Hamilton Luske
CAST:  Peggy Lee  •  Barbara Luddy  •  Larry Roberts  •  Bill Thompson
Bolt (2008)

CuteEnjoyableCharmingFantastical

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Williams  •  Byron Howard
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Miley Cyrus  •  Susie Essman  •  Mark Walton
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

ChristmasCuteClassicWhimsical

Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into the Abominable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Roemer
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Billie Mae Richards  •  Larry D. Mann  •  Stan Francis
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

CuteCharmingMusicalFunny

Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sollett
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Kat Dennings  •  Aaron Yoo  •  Alexis Dziena
Frankenweenie (2012)

CuteDarkEmotionalCharming

When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky's still the good, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Charlie Tahan  •  Winona Ryder  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Martin Short
Meet the Robinsons (2007)

CuteAdventurousFunnyCharming

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen J. Anderson
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Angela Bassett  •  Nicole Sullivan
Matilda (1996)

CuteCleverFunAdventurous

An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Mara Wilson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rhea Perlman
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

FunnyCuteGoofyRomantic

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Zwick
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  John Corbett  •  Lainie Kazan  •  Michael Constantine
A Bug's Life (1998)

CleverCuteCharmingFunny

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
Cars (2006)

CuteFunCleverFunny

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy
The Princess and the Frog (2009)

CharmingCuteAdventurousMusical

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
The Parent Trap (1998)

CuteCleverFunnySimple

Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and then plot with each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)

EnjoyableCuteFunnyRomantic

Remember that really cute girl/guy who said they'd call – and didn't? Maybe they lost your number. Maybe they're in the hospital. Maybe they're awed by your looks, brains or success. Or maybe... They're just not that into you.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
The Princess Diaries (2001)

CuteFunEnjoyableCharming

A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
While You Were Sleeping (1995)

RomanticCuteEnjoyableMind blowing

A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Peter Boyle
Legally Blonde (2001)

FunCuteCharmingEnjoyable

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Luke Wilson  •  Selma Blair  •  Matthew Davis
Despicable Me (2010)

CuteFunFunnyEnjoyable

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jason Segel  •  Russell Brand  •  Julie Andrews
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

EmotionalCuteRealDramatic

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lasse Hallström
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Darlene Cates
Brave (2012)

EnjoyableCuteThought provokingAdventurous

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson
Monsters University (2013)

FunCuteEnjoyableFunny

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  John Goodman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Helen Mirren