Wondering what to watch for your next family movie night? Netflix has many fun, family-friendly films to stream. Check out our top 16 favorites that both kiddos and adults will love watching.
Road to El Dorado (2000) PG
Two con artists come for the gold and stay for the adventure when they discover the city of El Dorado and the people mistake them for gods.
The Emperor’s New Groove (2000) G
In this hilarious Disney animated feature a self-centered young emperor learns a humility lesson when he gets turned into a lama and has to rely on a newfound peasant friend to save him.
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) PG
In Tim Burton’s sequel to 2010’s live action Alice in Wonderland, Alice returns to Wonderland to find the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp) acting madder than usual must travel through time to save him before it’s too late.
Goosebumps (2015) PG
When Zack learns that his creepy next door neighbor Mr. Shivers (Jack Black) is actually R.L. Stein, he and his friends accidentally let loose all the Goosebump characters into the real world.
Hugo (2011) PG
12-year-old Hugo (Asa Butterfield) lives in a Paris railway station in the 1930s, attempting to repair an automaton his father left him and escaping the clutches of the orphan-snatching station inspector.
Growing Up Wild (2016) PG
Disney wildlife filmographers follow five different baby animals as they experience the world and learn to grow up in the wild.
The Parent Trap (1961) G
The loveable Haley Mills acts in two roles as identical twins who discover each other for the first time at summer camp and plot to get their divorced parents back together.
Queen of Katwe (2016) PG
Based on a true story, this film stars a girl raised in the Uganda ghettos who discovers she has an unbelieveable talent at chess, and eventually rises in ranks to compete in the World Chess Olympiads.
Finding Dory (2016) PG
The loveable blue fish played by Ellen Degeneres returns in this long awaited Finding Nemo sequel, where Dory embarks on a quest (with old and new fish friends) to find the family she barely remembers.
Pete’s Dragon (2016) PG
In this original Disney film reboot, forest rangers discover a young boy who has been living in the forest for years on his own- or so they think at first, until they discover the incredible flying dragon who befriended him.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) PG
Tim Burton’s classic film is great for Halloween, Christmas or really anytime of the year; trapped in a world where every day is Halloween, Jack Skellington dreams of finding something new and stumbles upon Christmastown.
Paddington (2015) PG
Based on the Paddington Bear picture books, a young talking bear comes to England in search of a home and is taken into the Brown’s home, where he wreaks havoc and causes several accidents.
Kung Fu Panda (2008) PG
Po the panda (Jack Black) is goofy, out of shape and uncoordinated, but when he’s named to take on the roll of Dragon Warrior, he joins the Furious Five kung fu masters and trains to take down an evil warrior escaped from prison.
The Land Before Time (1992) G
After his mother is killed by a T-rex, long neck dinosaur Littlefoot fleas in search of refuge at the Great Valley, befriending several other dinosaurs along the way and encountering hardships and upheaval along their journey.
Lilo & Stitch (2002) PG
Though from two different worlds, Hawaiian girl Lilo and alien Stitch are both mischievous and eccentric, and when they find each other, they both learn the importance of ohana (family).
The Jungle Book (2016) PG
In this Disney original remake, live action Mowgli encounters many CGI jungle creatures (some friendly, some deadly) as he’s torn between leaving the jungle to live with his own kind or protecting his jungle animal family from the pressing advances of the evil tiger, Shere Khan.
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