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'Wizard of Oz' tops list of greatest movies for kids

Jan. 24, 2013 at 7:46 AM
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NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The 1939 Hollywood classic "The Wizard of Oz" topped Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Movies For Kids.

The roster is featured in the publication's February/March 2013 issue, available now.

Coming in at No. 2 on the list is "E.T.," followed by "Mary Poppins" at No. 3, "Toy Story 2" at No. 4, "The Princess Bride" at No. 5, "Beauty and the Beast" at No. 6, "Star Wars" at No. 7, "The Iron Giant" at No. 8, "Pinocchio" at No. 9 and "A Little Princess" at No. 10.

"From classics to currents, blockbusters and even little-known gems, the '100 Greatest Movies for Kids,' provides the ultimate movie pass into family entertainment," Nick Friedman, editor-in-chief of Scholastic Parent & Child, said in a statement Wednesday.

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