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210 Charades Ideas: Movies! + Disney & Family Titles!

Looking for the perfect charades movie idea? We’ve hand-picked 210 movies that are perfect for charades! We’ve separated our charades movie ideas into different lists so you can find a charades game idea that your group will know!

Take a look through our charades movie lists including family, Disney, easy and hard ideas! The movies range from classics to modern and have been chosen because they are popular films that are likely to be known by most people playing charades. Choose an idea and have fun acting it out as you play charades!

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Charades Movie Ideas

This first movie ideas charades list features 60 popular movies ranging from action to sci-fi to musicals. If you don’t fancy any of these as your charades idea, keep scrolling for more movie ideas lists!

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Black PantherPulp Fiction
The MatrixGoldenEye
Taxi DriverTransformers
Iron ManThe Hunger Games
TwilightThe Graduate
Blazing SaddlesThe Sixth Sense
SupermanWest Side Story
TwisterMen In Black
InceptionOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
ItIndiana Jones
Independence DayLife of Pi
Little WomenReady Player One
Night at the MuseumThe Smurfs
The MegSherlock Holmes
Ant-ManClash of the Titans
Bruce AlmightyPretty Woman
La La LandCast Away
The King’s SpeechDances with Wolves
The MummyThe Bodyguard
X-MenMamma Mia!
Slumdog MillionaireBig Daddy
Planet of the ApesFast & Furious
Rain ManThe Great Gatsby
The MaskThe Maze Runner
Runaway BrideWedding Crashers

Family Movies Charades Ideas List

50 family movie ideas for charades for kids and adults alike!

The Lego MovieHugo
Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsShrek
Spy KidsBabe
Fantastic Mr. FoxHook
The Wizard of OzHappy Feet
Star TrekHarry Potter
The GooniesWho Framed Roger Rabbit?
The Sound of MusicDespicable Me
The Karate KidMrs Doubtfire
JumanjiHow to Train Your Dragon
Spirited AwayThe Muppets
Back to the FutureThe BFG
Bee MovieStuart Little
Charlotte’s WebHoney, I Shrunk the Kids
Space JamNever Ending Story
The Addams FamilyCasper
School of RockGhostbusters
Cool RunningsBig
Shaun the Sheep MovieA Cat in Paris
The SandlotNow and Then
The Secret Life of PetsThe Good Dinosaur
Marley and MeHomeward Bound
LassieDr. Dolittle
The Greatest ShowmanPaddington

Playing your game of charades with kids? See our full list of 260+ Fun Charades Ideas for Kids including TV shows, books, food, activities, and more!

Disney Movie Charades Ideas

Disney movies make fun ideas for charades especially with younger kids. You can even play a themed charades game where the only charades topic is Disney! Here are 50 Disney movies ranging from classic to modern for your charades game!

Wall-EFinding Nemo
The IncrediblesDumbo
PinocchioThe Lion King
101 DalmationsUp
RatatouilleThe Jungle Book
The Lady and the TrampCoco
Toy StoryBeauty and the Beast
CinderellaInside Out
The Little MermaidMoana
EnchantedSleeping Beauty
The Princess and the FrogTangled
Mary PoppinsWreck-It Ralph
Alice in WonderlandMulan
FantasiaLilo & Stitch
Peter PanBrave
Monsters, IncA Bug’s Life
AvatarSnow White
The AristocatsTarzan
BoltRobin Hood
The Sword in the StoneZootopia
Raya and the Last DragonEncanto
Treasure IslandBedknobs and Broomsticks

Easy Movies for Charades

Some charades ideas are easier to act out and for people to guess than others. The 20 movies make for easy charades ideas!

Jurassic ParkMinions
SawThe Avengers
Ice AgeThe Iron Giant
HairsprayLord of the Rings
Crouching Tiger, Hidden DragonTitanic
SpidermanChicken Run
Sonic The HedgehogMy Little Pony
Detective PikachuThe Cat in the Hat
Kung Fu PandaShark Tale

Hard Movies for Charades

These 20 movies are hard charades idea to act out and for people to guess.

The LoraxSoul
The Land Before TimeThe Road to El Dorado
The Prince of EgyptAnastasia
An American TailCoraline
LucaHotel Transylvania
Mr. Bean’s HolidayHowl’s Moving Castle
Nanny McFeeMy Neighbor Totoro
Kiki’s Delivery ServiceKubo and the Two Strings

Christmas Movies for Charades

If you’re playing charades at Christmas, then here are 10 charades Christmas movie ideas to bring the festive mood to your game!

ElfThe Grinch
Home AloneMiracle on 34th Street
KlausThe Polar Express
The SnowmanDeck the Halls
A Christmas CarolA Cinderella Story

Charades Movie Gesture

Remember to pretend you’re cracking an old movie camera to show that your idea is a film before starting your gestures!

Conclusion – Charades Ideas Movies

Charades is a classic family party game that only needs a good charades idea and some imagination to play! It’s always great fun and easy for anyone to play!

For ideas from other charades categories, see our 230+ Charades Ideas for Adults!

We hope these charades movie ideas have bought some fun and laughter to your charades game! Remember to check out our list of 260+ Fun Charades Ideas for Kids! packed full of fun G-rated ideas! Or take peek at our 225+ Funny Charades Ideas for Big Laughs!

If you feel you’re a charades master, then make your game more challenging with our 150+ Hard Charades Ideas!

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