While some parents may use DVDs as a way to park their kids in front of the TV for 90 minutes of peace and quiet, there are plenty of moms and dads out there who consider movie time with the kids to be an opportunity to hang out and enjoy something together.

These parents probably know that, once you've worked your way through the Pixar and classic Disney animated catalogs, it can be tricky to find something that will both entertain the rugrats and allow the grown-ups to maintain consciousness.

Here are 10 solid movie choices that are fun for all ages:
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Freaky Friday
G1977
In Theaters on January 21, 1977

Annabel Andrews (Jodie Foster) and her mother, Ellen (Barbara Harris), don't always see eye to eye. After... Read More

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Fly Away Home
PG1996
In Theaters on September 13, 1996

After Amy (Anna Paquin) loses her mother in a car accident, she must uproot her life and move to Canada... Read More

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The Parent Trap
PG1998
Based on 19 critics

In this update of a 1961 film, twins Annie and Hallie (Lindsay Lohan) are strangers until happenstance... Read More

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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
1948
In Theaters on October 23, 1998

In the first of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's horror vehicles for Universal Pictures, the inimitable... Read More

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
G1971
In Theaters on January 1, 1971

The last of five coveted "golden tickets" falls into the hands of a sweet but very poor boy. He and his... Read More

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The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
G1953
In Theaters on October 24, 1991

A young boy who detests taking piano lessons, Bart Collins (Tommy Rettig) has developed a deep suspicion... Read More

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Duck Soup
1933
In Theaters on November 17, 1933

When the tiny nation of Freedonia goes bankrupt, its wealthy benefactor, Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont),... Read More

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The Secret Garden
1994
In Theaters on June 14, 1993

A mischievous orphan and her sickly cousin find joy and magic in a neglected garden on a British estate. Read More

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
G1954
In Theaters on December 23, 1954

In 1866, Professor Pierre M. Aronnax (Paul Lukas) and his assistant Conseil (Peter Lorre), stranded in... Read More

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Freaky Friday
PG2003
Based on 36 critics

Single mother Tess Coleman (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her teenage daughter Anna (Lindsay Lohan) couldn't... Read More

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The Parent Trap
G1961
In Theaters on 1961

Two identical twin sisters, separated at birth by their parents' divorce, are reunited years later at... Read More