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Long before we ever saw a film by Tarantino, Scorsese, Kubrick, or Coppola; or held our breaths during our first horror flick; or held hands with a crush through a romantic comedy, we watched movies aimed at kids. The best kids' movies unite generation after generation of film lovers who know a good story when they see it. Even though this list could've easily contained a completely different slate of films, we've chosen 10 movies from various genres and decades that embody what we love most about children's movies.