47 Family Movies Kids Can Stream on Netflix This Month
Netflix is constantly updating its catalog with new shows and movies for kids each month. That's a plus for parents — but the fact that there are so many new kids' and family movies on Netflix means it can be hard to keep track of what's available at any given time.
That's where we come in. This list gathers together 47 of the best kids' movies on Netflix, including new family movies for 2023. Featured are fun and lighthearted movies for when your kids need a pick-me-up, and more meaningful movies that might make a few of your family members tear up. But regardless of the mood, they're all beloved by kids and families. Happy watching!
— Additional reporting by Mirel Zaman
"Ladybug & Cat Noir: The Movie"
Netflix's Description: "The first feature film based on the globally beloved Miraculous franchise, Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie follows ordinary teenager Marinette, whose life in Paris goes superhuman when she becomes Ladybug. Bestowed with magical powers of creation, Ladybug must unite with her opposite, Cat Noir, to save Paris as a new villain unleashes chaos unto the city."
"Astérix & Obélix: The Middle Kingdom"
Netflix's Description: "Gallic heroes and forever friends Asterix and Obelix journey to China to help Princess Sa See save the Empress and her land from a nefarious prince."
"We Lost Our Human"
Netflix's Description: "There's been a glitch — all the humans are gone! Can you help pampered pet siblings Pud and Ham journey to the center of the universe to fix it?"
"The Magician's Elephant"
Netflix's Description: "A determined boy accepts a king's challenge to perform three impossible tasks in exchange for a magical elephant — and the chance to chase his destiny."
Netflix's Description: "Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the bowels of Ratropolis when high-society rat Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat."
"Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile"
Netflix's Description: "Josh and his parents are shocked to find a singing crocodile in their attic but quickly learn to love him. If only their grumpy neighbor felt the same!"
"Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical"
Netflix's Description: An extraordinary girl with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination takes a daring stand to change her story — with miraculous results. Meet Matilda.
"Minions: The Rise of Gru"
Netflix's Description: "Rejected by his supervillain idols, 12-year-old Gru sets out to prove his despicable nature with the help of his bumbling team of Minions."
"Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back — Evolution"
Netflix's Description: "After accepting an invitation from a mysterious trainer, Ash, Misty and Brock meet Mewtwo, an artificially created Pokémon who wants to do battle."
"Secret Magic Control Agency"
Netflix's Description: "Hansel and Gretel of fairy tale fame — now acting as secret agents — must use magic, clever thinking and teamwork on a mission to find a missing king."
Netflix's Description: "Four siblings with horribly selfish parents hatch a plan to get rid of them for good and form a perfectly imperfect family of their own."
"Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie"
Netflix's Description: "When wild animals escape from a sanctuary, Bear Grylls — and you — must pursue them and secure their protective habitat. An interactive special."
Netflix's Description: "A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure."
Netflix's Description: "A selfish postman and a reclusive toymaker form an unlikely friendship, delivering joy to a cold, dark town that desperately needs it."
Netflix's Description: "A determined dog comes to the rescue and helps heal a broken family when a young boy and his sister stumble into some serious danger."
Netflix's Description: "On O'ahu for the summer, two siblings from Brooklyn connect with their Hawaiian heritage — and their family — on a daring quest for long-lost treasure."
"Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave"
Netflix's Description: "As summer returns to Malibu, Team Flounder takes to the beach to host — and unexpectedly compete in — the International Beachmaster Competition."
"Penguins of Madagascar"
Netflix's Description: "Elite penguin spies Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with the suave agents of the North Wind to defeat power-mad genius Octavius Brine."
What it's about: "Two cute, fuzzy creatures accidentally time-travel to the future... where they're extinct! Can this doughnut-shaped duo save their species?"
"Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams"
What it's about: "At a summer performing arts program in New York City, Barbie from Malibu meets Barbie from Brooklyn, and the two become fast friends."
"A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon"
Netflix's Description: "Shaun and the flock race to help an adorable alien find her way home after her ship crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm and sparks a UFO frenzy."
"The Mitchells vs. The Machines"
Netflix's Description: "A robot apocalypse put the brakes on their cross-country road trip. Now it's up to the Mitchells — the world's weirdest family — to save the human race."
"Raising the Bar"
Netflix's Description: "A teenager who gave up her spot in an elite U.S. gymnastics program when her family moved to Australia enters a competition to help a new friend."
"Firedrake the Silver Dragon"
What it's about: "When his home is threatened by humans, a young dragon summons the courage to seek a mythical paradise where dragons can live in peace and fly free."
"Arlo the Alligator Boy"
Netflix's Description: "To find the father he never knew, optimistic Arlo leaves his swampy Southern home for New York City, making friends along the way. A musical adventure."
Netflix's Description: "Unhappy after his new baby sister displaces him, four-year-old Kun begins meeting people and pets from his family's history in their unique house."
Netflix's Description: "On her 12th birthday, Willa Ward receives a purr-fect gift that unlocks a world of witchcraft, talking animals and so much more with her best friends."
Netflix's Description: "A girl, a dog and her best pal set out to save a mountain from a gold-hungry corporation. But the key lies closer to home, with her sidekick pup, Xico."
"Back to the Outback"
What it's about: "They may be cute, but these moves are KILLER! The hunt is on when a group of deadly animals (with a celebrity koala named Pretty Boy) escape the Australian Wildlife Park and head BACK TO THE OUTBACK!"
What it's about: "When her egg fortuitously rolls into a rubbish dump, Robin is raised by a loving family of burglar mice. As she grows up, her differences become more apparent. Robin sets off on the heist to end all heists to prove to her family that she can be a really good mouse – but ends up discovering who she really is."
What it's about: "After moving into a new house with her mom, high schooler Chloe discovers a troupe of talking garden gnomes who need her help saving the world."
"Duck Duck Goose"
What it's about: "As his flock's annual migration nears, a carefree goose is grounded with an injury and takes a pair of lost ducklings under his wing."
"Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle"
Netflix's Description: "Koko grows up in the jungle with a solitary Zarude. When he meets Ash and Pikachu, he discovers the human world — and a plot threatening his home!"
"Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle"
Netflix's Description: "An orphaned boy raised by animals in the jungle seizes his destiny while confronting a dangerous enemy — and his own human origins."
Netflix's Description: "Bigfoot's now a big deal. So when he goes missing, his shy but tech-savvy teen son must take on an evil CEO to save his family and a wildlife preserve."
Netflix's Description: "A loyal wolfdog's curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters."
What it's about: "A street-smart dog and a pampered cat join forces to lead a pack of unlikely heroes when their city is seized by its evil mayor — and his robot army."
"The Main Event"
Netflix's Description: "Using special powers from a magical mask, a young WWE fan causes chaos when he enters a wrestling competition and fights an intimidating rival."
"Open Season 2"
Netflix's Description: "Elliot the buck and his forest-dwelling cohorts must rescue their dachshund pal from some spoiled pets bent on returning him to domesticity."
Netflix's Description: "On the eve of his 21st birthday, an adored prince must find his one, true soulmate before a spell takes away all love from his kingdom."
Netflix's Description: "A trio of friends sets out to expose the terrors of a vacant neighborhood house, which appears to have a craving for people — and a life of its own."
"Barbie Princess Adventure"
What it's about: "With new friends in a new kingdom, Barbie learns what it means to be herself when she trades places with a royal lookalike in this musical adventure."
"Spy Kids: All the Time in the World"
What it's about: "Twins Rebecca and Cecil spring into action with their retired secret agent stepmother to stop a time-manipulating mastermind and his nefarious plans."
Netflix's Description: "When he becomes lost in the desert, pet chameleon Rango pretends he's a tough guy and ends up sheriff of a corrupt and violent frontier town."
"Dog Gone Trouble"
Netflix's Description: "The privileged life of a pampered dog named Trouble is turned upside-down when he gets lost and must learn to survive on the big-city streets."
What It's About: "Her new best friend is a high-tech fighting machine. Time to settle scores, have some fun — and maybe even save the world."
"A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting"
Netflix's Description: "Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween."