50 Best Family Movies on Netflix

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

It's overwhelming trying to decide exactly what to choose for the entire family at once. Here's curated list of the 50 best family movies on Netflix, which runs down the very best movie-watching options for all (or at least most) ages to enjoy. So stop racking your brain and spend more time enjoying with your family.

The Incredibles 2

The Incredibles 2 2018
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2019-01-30

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Brad Bird

When Elastigirl gets recruited for a high-profile crime-fighting mission, Mr. Incredible takes on his toughest assignment ever: full-time parenting.

Actor(s):   Bob Odenkirk, Brad Bird, Catherine Keener, Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Huck Milner, John Ratzenberger, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Vowell, Sophia Bush

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Coco 2017
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2018-05-29

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Adrian Molina, Lee Unkrich

On the Dia de los Muertos, young would-be musician Miguel crosses into the afterlife on a quest to meet his ancestor and understand his family legacy.

Actor(s):   Alanna Ubach, Alfonso Arau, Ana Ofelia Murguia, Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, Blanca Araceli, Cheech Marin, Dyana Ortelli, Edward James Olmos, Gabriel Iglesias, Gael Garcia Bernal, Herbert Siguenza, Jaime Camil, John Ratzenberger, Lombardo Boyar, Luis Valdez, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Renee Victor, Selene Luna, Sofia Espinosa

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Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns 2018
IMDb:   6.9/10

Metacritic:   66/100

Genre:   Comedy, Family

Available From:   2019-07-09

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Rob Marshall

In 1930s London, Michael Banks and his three children get some help turning their topsy-turvy world around when his magical childhood nanny reappears.

Actor(s):   Ben Whishaw, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Blunt, Emily Mortimer, Joel Dawson, Julie Walters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Nathanael Saleh, Pixie Davies

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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 2018
IMDb:   7.1/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2019-06-11

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Phil Johnston, Rich Moore

When video-game bad guy Ralph and best friend Vanellope discover a way onto the internet, they set off on a mission to save her broken game.

Actor(s):   Alan Tudyk, Ana Ortiz, Anika Noni Rose, Anthony Daniels, Daria Ramirez, Ed O'Neill, Edy Ganem, Gal Gadot, Grant Show, Idina Menzel, Irene Bedard, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Jason Lee, Jodi Benson, John C. Reilly, Judy Reyes, Linda Larkin, Mariana Klaveno, Ming-Na Wen, Paige O'Hara, Rebecca Wisocky, Sarah Silverman, Susan Lucci, Taraji P. Henson, Tom Irwin

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April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World 2015
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2017-10-02

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci

1941. France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon V, where scientists vanish mysteriously. Avril (

Actor(s):   Angela Galuppo, Carlos Alazraqui, J.K. Simmons, Jean Rochefort, Kari Wahlgren, Marion Cotillard, Mark Camacho, Olivier Gourmet, Paul Giamatti, Philippe Katerine, Susan Sarandon, Tod Fennell, Tony Hale, Tony Robinow

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Little Men

Little Men 2016
IMDb:   6.8/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Drama, Family

Available From:   2016-12-31

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Ira Sachs

Jake and Tony become friends when Jake's dad inherits a home above Tony's mother's shop. Friendship is tested when Jake's dad raises the shop's rent.

Actor(s):   Alfred Molina, Anthony A. Flamminio, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, John Procaccino, Madison Wright, Maliq Johnson, Michael Barbieri, Paulina Garcia, Talia Balsam, Theo Taplitz

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The Little Prince

The Little Prince 2015
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   70/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2016-08-05

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Mark Osborne

When an overscheduled girl befriends an eccentric aviator, he regales her with tales about the adventures of an unusual boy who lives on an asteroid.

Actor(s):   Albert Brooks, Benicio Del Toro, Bud Cort, James Franco, Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Marion Cotillard, Paul Giamatti, Paul Rudd, Rachel McAdams, Ricky Gervais, Riley Osborne

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The Boy and the World

The Boy and the World 2013
IMDb:   7.6/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2017-10-02

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Alaa Abreu

Young Cuca leaves his idyllic village on a grand adventure to find his father, who has traveled to the city seeking work.

Actor(s):   Ale Abreu, Alfredo Rollo, Cassius Romero, Felipe Zilse, Lu Horta, Marco Aurelio Campos, Vinicius Garcia

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Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin 2018
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   60/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2019-03-05

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Marc Forster

Now a careworn middle-aged man, Christopher Robin goes on a familiar adventure when his old pal Winnie the Pooh brings him to the Hundred Acre Wood.

Actor(s):   Brad Garrett, Bronte Carmichael, Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Jim Cummings, Mark Gatiss, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi

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Coraline 2009
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Animation, Family

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2009

Director(s):   Henry Selick

Curious young Coraline unlocks a door in her family's home and is transported to a universe that strangely resembles her own only better.

Actor(s):   Dakota Fanning, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders

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