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30 Best Children’s Movies on Netflix

Looking for children’s movies on Netflix? There are some great titles you can stream on Netflix. These films are a great resource any time of year.


Whether it’s a rainy day, Summer break, or just a quiet weekend, you might be searching for the best kids movies on Netflix.

I’ve hand-picked this list of the best kids movies on Netflix which includes our family’s favorites and critically-acclaimed movies.

Best Children’s Movies on Netflix

The Jungle Book

Mowgli, who’s been raised in the jungle by wolves, leaves home on an adventure guided by black panther Bagheera and friendly bear Baloo. (Watch on Netflix)

Captain Underpants

Fourth-grade pranksters George and Harold hypnotize their humorless principal into thinking he’s an undies-adorned superhero. (Watch on Netflix)

Bee Movie

Barry, a worker bee stuck in a dead-end job making honey, sues humans when he learns they’ve been stealing bees’ nectar all along. (Watch on Netflix)

Kung Fu Panda

When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the “chosen one” and trains to become a kung fu hero. (Watch on Netflix)


The heavenly Hercules is stripped of his immortality and raised on Earth instead of Olympus, where he’s forced to take on Hades and assorted monsters. (Watch on Netflix)

Harry and the Hendersons

When the Hendersons accidentally run over a strange Bigfoot-type animal, they decide to take the friendly “Harry” home and adopt him as a pet. (Watch on Netflix)

The Prince of Egypt

Born into slavery but raised as the son of a pharaoh, Moses accepts his destiny: to lead the Hebrews out of slavery and into freedom. (Watch on Netflix)


Parapsychologists create a business exterminating ghouls and hobgoblins — and end up facing one killer demon in a cellist’s apartment. (Watch on Netflix)


In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier.(Watch on Netflix)

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A young American Indian girl tries to follow her heart and protect her tribe when settlers arrive and threaten the land she loves. (Watch on Netflix)


Curious young Coraline unlocks a door in her family’s home and is transported to a universe that strangely resembles her own — only better. (Watch on Netflix)


Peter Pan’s famed sidekick Tinker Bell gets a story all her own in this enchanting tale set in the magical fairy world of Pixie Hollow. (Watch on Netflix)

Chicken Run

Rocky the rooster and Ginger the hen lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the farm where they are being held captive. (Watch on Netflix)

Little Women

Four sisters and their mother battle life’s vicissitudes in Civil War-era America after their father leaves to join the conflict. (Watch on Netflix)

The Iron Giant

Amid the backdrop of the Cold War, a 9-year-old boy befriends a colossal yet gentle robot that a paranoid government agent is intent on destroying. (Watch on Netflix)

White Christmas

Two war buddies fall for two sisters and follow the girls to a resort owned by their former commanding officer, who is in danger of losing the place. (Watch on Netflix)

Kubo and the Two Strings

In feudal Japan, a one-eyed boy with musical magic powers searches for his father’s enchanted armor, pursued by his evil grandfather, the Moon King. (Watch on Netflix)

Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure

When his treasured bicycle is stolen, childlike prankster Pee-wee Herman sets off on a whirlwind cross-country adventure to recover it. (Watch on Netflix)


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. (Watch on Netflix)

Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection

This collection of 12 short films from Disney includes “Frozen Fever,” the Mickey Mouse short “Get a Horse!” and Oscar winners “Paperman” and “Feast.” (Watch on Netflix)

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The Little Prince

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. (Watch on Netflix)

R. L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls

When a traveling horror show comes to town, Danville’s high schoolers can’t wait to check it out. But the sinister showman has an evil agenda. (Watch on Netflix)

A Monster in Paris

Emile and Raoul join forces with a singer and an eccentric scientist and his monkey to save a misunderstood monster from the city’s police chief. (Watch on Netflix)

The Breadwinner

A courageous 11-year-old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy and takes on odd jobs to provide for her family when her father is arrested. (Watch on Netflix)

The Gruffalo

A mouse squeaks out of trouble by inventing stories about a fierce but fictitious Gruffalo — until he meets a real one that wants to gobble him up. (Watch on Netflix)

In This Corner of the World

Suzu marries into a family living outside of Hiroshima and quickly settles into her new life, until World War II challenges her ability to survive. (Watch on Netflix)

Ernest & Celestine

Adapted from a popular children’s book series, this sweet animated drama portrays the friendship between an orphan mouse and a free-spirited bear. (Watch on Netflix)

Encounters at the End of the World

Take a wild and woolly journey to the South Pole, from the National Science Foundation’s headquarters to some of Antarctica’s most dangerous terrain. (Watch on Netflix)

Boy and the World

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

Hotel Transylvania

With her dad away, Mavis is so ready for adventure — if strict Aunt Lydia doesn’t stop her first. Set four years before the “Hotel Transylvania” film. (Watch on Netflix)

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People also ask

What do 9 year olds watch on Netflix?

  • Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.
  • Alexa & Katie.
  • Carmen Sandiego.
  • Project Mc2.
  • The Last Kids on Earth.
  • No Good Nick.
  • Harvey Girls Forever!
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events.

What Should 12 year olds watch Netflix?

Here are 40+ Disney Movies on Netflix for Tweens.

What are good shows for 6 year olds on Netflix?

Here is a list of 100’s of Kids Movies on Netflix You Can Feel Good About.

Is Netflix appropriate for 12 year olds?

Netflix is fantastic. Netflix has a large selection of series, documentaries, and films. Kids can have accounts, and you can opt to keep them safe by using the “for kids” tab, which limits their account to items suited for children aged 12 and younger.

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