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23 best family and kids movies on Netflix right now (October 2022)

Looking for a movie night at home the whole thing family can enjoy this fall? Here’s some good news: right now, netflix is host to a virtual library of family classics old and new. We’ve rounded up the best family movies to help you make your next streaming selection.

here are the best family movies currently available to stream on netflix. We’ve even included a few honorable mentions.

This list is updated regularly, as titles come and go from Netflix.

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1. Klaus (2019)

Sergio Pablos‘, a critically acclaimed 2D animated family comedy centered on a postman who rushes through the snow with the world’s most famous toymaker.

BAFTA and Annie Award winner for best animated film. Nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, the first Netflix Original nominated in that category (it lost to toy story 4).

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2. Home (2015)

Based on a 2007 children’s book The true meaning of Smekdaythe animated feature from Dreamworks and Fox is a space adventure featuring the voice talents of Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jim Parson and Jennifer Lopez. Realized by Tim Johnson (Antz).

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3. We Can Be Heroes (2020)

spy on kids coxswain Robert Rodriguez wrote and directed this Netflix family original Super hero movie, a sequel to The adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D. The picture received a rather warm reception from critics and broke all sorts of ratings records for Netflix. A sequel has been announced.

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4. Enola Holmes (2020)

stranger things star Millie Bobby Brown stars in this critically acclaimed Netflix exclusive based on the popular YA series from Nancy Springer. Brown plays the younger sister of Britain’s most famous detective; Sam Clafin, Henry Cavill and Helena Bonham Carter appear in supporting roles. Originally planned as a theatrical release from Warner Bros., Enola Holmes was purchased and redistributed for streaming in light of the coronavirus pandemic. A sequel is planned for later this year.

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5. Megamind (2010)

The tremendous vocal talents of Will Ferrell, Tina Fey and brad pitt star in Tom McGrathis a fun superhero comedy about a mega-villain going through a crisis of conscience and purpose. A success at the box office, Brain received praise for its voice acting and stunning 3D visuals.

6. A Cinderella Story (2004)

A teenage, brilliant, oh-so-aughts takes on the most famous of all fairytale stars Hilary Duf and Chad Michael Murray. Emmy-winning legend Jennifer Coolidge can’t help but walk away with the whole company as the wickedly funny mother-in-law.

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7. The Sleepover (2020)

Malin Akermann and Joe Manganiello star in this family-friendly Netflix original, about siblings who discover that their seemingly normal mother is actually a badass in the witness protection program. The action comedy was directed by trish Shescenario of Sarah Rothschild. The pajama party was a bona fide hit for Netflix, one of the service’s best programs when it was released.

8. Yes Day (2021)

Always bright Jennifer Garnier student Miguel ArtetFamily comedy about parents who give their children 24 hours to establish the rules of the house. A sequel is on the way.

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9. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

In this Netflix Original, kurt Russell is an exceptionally cool, handsome and wise Santa Claus, who helps a brother and a sister (juda lewis and Camp Darby) rediscover the magic of Christmas after the loss of their father. The Christmas Chronicles was led by Kaytis clay (The Angry Birds Movie), and produced by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). The big draw here is Russell’s performance, and he doesn’t disappoint. He’s not really like any Santa Claus you’ve seen before.

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10. The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020)

In the sequel to the 2018 hit, Santa reunites with the Pierce children as they face off against an adversary who threatens to ruin Christmas for the world. The biggest draw here? The true of Russell-life love interest Goldie Hawn sort of semi-retirement to join the cast as Mrs. Claus. Count on us!

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11. Above the Moon (2020)

Oscar-winning Disney animation legend Glen Keaneis animated in 3D science fiction The musical follows a young girl who builds a rocket to meet a mythical goddess on the moon. above the moon is a likely contender for an Oscar nod for Best Animated Feature.

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12. white christmas (1954)

legendary director Michael Curtis directed many of the most notable films of Hollywood’s Golden Age, including The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), casablanca (1942), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945), and that must-see Christmas musical, the highest grossing movie from 1954. A successful stage adaptation premiered in San Fransisco in 2004 and has since toured internationally. Filmed in vivid Technicolor, White Christmas was the first film ever released in VistaVision, a widescreen process using twice the area of ​​standard 35mm film.

13. A Monster Calls (2016)

Based on the atmospheric children’s book of the same name, J.A. BayonaThe breathtakingly emotional low visual fantasy centers on a boy facing the unthinkable: the inevitable death of his terminally ill mother (Felicity Jones). Sigourney Weaver co-stars in an inventive and highly emotional image that has made Bayona one of Hollywood’s most sought-after directors.

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14. The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021)

A pandemic-era critical and commercial success, Michael RiandaThe animated sci-fi comedy tells the story of a road-traveling family who must defend themselves and all of Earth against technological uprising. The Mitchells vs. the Machines was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 94th Oscars. The film has been praised for its relatability, inspiring inclusion of LGBTQ character Katie (voice of Abbi Jacobson).

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15. Paddington (2014)

Paul Kinglive-action family comedy based on the beloved Michael Bond the character was a huge critic and commercial Hit. Ben Wishaw voices the anthropomorphic bear who migrates to London, where he is adopted by the Brown family. Co-starring Nicole Kidman, Sally Hawkin, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters, Paddington spawned a sequel and was nominated for Best British Film at the BAFTAs.

16.Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

Jack Black enchants like the voice of Po, a once-unhappy panda who is called into action again and again. The totality kung fu panda The trilogy (and spin-offs) makes for great family entertainment that’s both funny and dazzling.

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17.Spiderman (2002)

SpiderMan holds up pretty well two decades later, thanks to great performances and a character-driven storyline of David Koep (jurassic park). One of the main reasons for the record success of this trilogy at the box office is the romance between Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten dunst). You’d be hard-pressed to find a sweeter, more relatable love story in most Oscar-winning dramas. If anything, the movie works best when Spidey isn’t in costume.

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18.Spiderman 2 (2004)

Most great movies start with a good script. Alvin Sargentthe two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter of World War II drama Julia (1977) and Robert Redfordit is ordinary people (1980) might have seemed an unusual choice at the time to write a Spidey screenplay, but the result is a focused, self-contained, and downright exhilarating tale. In his heart, Spiderman 2 is a question of identity and difficult choices life.

Don’t let the spandex fool you; it is drama. If the 2002 film Raimi was the moment Hollywood realized this genre could be a box office goldmine, Spiderman 2 That’s when we officially had proof that a superhero movie could be a work of art.

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19-20. Despicable Me (2010) and Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Minions mania started in 2010, with heartwarming computer animation family film that has more irreverence and belly laughs than most pictures of its ilk. Steve Carell’s voice plays Gru, a supervillain who discovers his soft side after adopting three young girls. Several sequels and prequels followed in this now mega-franchise.

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21-22. Scooby-Doo (2002) and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

Early years reboot played Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini as paranormal detectives made famous in animation. scooby-doo was a monstrous hit despite mediocre reviews at the time, and a sequel followed two years later.

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23. Charlotte’s Web (2006)

Handkerchiefs at hand. The vocal talents of a stunning top-notch cast, including julia robert, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi, Robert Redford, Reba McEntire, John Cleese, Kathy Bates and Cedric the animator star faces a live-action cast including Dakota Fanning in a touching adaptation of EB Whitethe beloved book of a friendship between a pig and a literate spider.

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24. A Little Princess (1995)

Two-time Oscar winner Alfonso CuaronThe first film in English of is based on Frances Hodgson Burnetof Sara Crewe, a young girl who imagines herself to be a princess to get through difficult times under the care of the cruel director of a boarding school.

A visually resplendent and emotionally mature masterpiece, A little princess was nominated for two Oscarsand stands as one of the best live-action family movies of all time.

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Honorable Mention Recommended Family Movies on Netflix: Sing 2 (2022) Cloudy with a chance of meatballs (2009), Operation Christmas Drop (2020), Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020).