Top rated 18 wholesome family movies with Drama

Check out today’s highest ranked wholesome family Drama movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best wholesome family Drama movies, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2022)

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family.

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2022-06-24 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer Camp

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ingenious plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clever
  3. Ranked #1 for
    adorable

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2 Think Like a Dog (2020)

A 12-year-old tech prodigy, whose science experiment goes awry, forges a telepathic connection with his best friend, Henry-his dog! The duo join forces and use their unique perspectives on life to comically overcome complications of family and school.

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2020-08-06 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Gabriel Bateman, Todd Stashwick

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wise
  2. Ranked #4 for
    unlikely
  3. Ranked #5 for
    wholesome family

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3 The Call of the Wild (2020)

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

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2020-02-19 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    state of art CG
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fake-looking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    always a treat

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4 Team Marco (2020)

Marco, 12, is obsessed with his iPad and hardly leaves the house. But when his grandmother dies and his grandfather moves in, Marco's life is turned upside-down and he's forced...to go play outside. "Nonno" (Grandpa) introduces him to bocce ball and to the neighborhood crew of old Italian men who play daily at the local court. With sport, laughter and love, Marco finds connection to other people and rounds up a team of neighborhood kids to take on Marco's grandfather and his pals.

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2020-10-06 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Owen Vaccaro, Louis Cancelmi

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    zing liner
  2. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally resonating
  3. Ranked #3 for
    couple of chuckles

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5 Petite Maman (2021)

Nelly has just lost her grandmother and is helping her parents clean out her mother's childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods. One day she meets a girl her same age building a treehouse.

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2021-03-01 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bittersweet
  2. Ranked #1 for
    petite actress
  3. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally resonating

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6 A Dog's Way Home (2019)

The adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

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2019-01-10 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King

Rating

rating icon 7.314
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comforting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pet-friendly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    quite appealing

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7 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful audition at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

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2020-12-25 | Animation / Family

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.168
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    capturing imagination
  3. Ranked #2 for
    meaningful

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8 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

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2019-02-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Rating

rating icon 7.93
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ingenuine directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    humbling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    super-charging

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9 Lighting Up the Stars (2022)

Having been released after serving his sentence, a funeral director accidentally crosses paths with a girl which brings about an unexpected change in his attitude towards life.

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2022-06-24 | Family / Drama

Cast

Zhu Yilong, En You Yang

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    significant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    award-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    transmogrifying character

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10 Saving Flora (2019)

Flora is a circus elephant who can no longer perform her tricks. The night before she's scheduled to be euthanized, the circus owner's 14-year old daughter, Dawn, sneaks Flora from the circus. All that stands between them and the safety of the elephant preserve is two hundred kilometers of woods, one raging river, two elephant hunters and the fear of not making it.

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2019-12-06 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Jenna Ortega, Martin Martinez

Rating

rating icon 7.457
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    much anticipated
  2. Ranked #3 for
    industrious character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    eventful

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