Best Netflix Movies and TV for Families to Watch Together

Last updated: June 24, 2021

When a movie or TV show is a Common Sense Selection, you know you're in for a great family-viewing experience. Age-appropriate? Check! Entertaining? Definitely! Able to inspire excellent discussions with kids and families? You bet. All of these official Selections are available to watch now on Netflix, making it easier than ever for you to find your family's next favorite thing to watch together. See more best-of lists like this.
 
Wish Dragon Movie Poster Image
China-set animated comedy has great messages, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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The Mitchells vs. the Machines Movie Poster Image
Action-packed family adventure tackles tech dependence.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Thunder Force Movie Poster Image
Language, violence, big laughs in diverse superhero comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Waffles + Mochi TV Poster Image
Funny puppets explore food with Michelle Obama and celebs.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2021)
(Release Year: 2021)
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Yes Day Movie Poster Image
Book-based family comedy mixes silly fun, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Moxie Movie Poster Image
Sexual themes, language in feel-good feminist teen tale.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Nadiya Bakes TV Poster Image
Inviting host makes baking fun, approachable for all ages.
Network: Netflix, BBC
(Release Year: 2021)
(Release Year: 2021)
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Kid Cosmic TV Poster Image
Fun superhero comedy teaches patience, has mild violence.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2021)
(Release Year: 2021)
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Rocks Movie Poster Image
Coming-of-age teen drama has diverse, positive female leads.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Finding 'Ohana Movie Poster Image
Fun Hawaii adventure celebrates culture; peril, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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We Are: The Brooklyn Saints TV Poster Image
Football docu has role models, language, intense moments.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2021)
(Release Year: 2021)
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Radium Girls Movie Poster Image
Inspiring real-life labor drama has intense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Angela's Christmas Wish Movie Poster Image
Some emotional intensity in uplifting Ireland-set sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
Inspirational docu has positive messages, role models.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Movie Poster Image
Christmas musical has imagination, positivity, diversity.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Dash & Lily TV Poster Image
Holiday series has sweet romance, some drinking and sex.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2020)
(Release Year: 2020)
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Over the Moon Movie Poster Image
Dreamy, China-set musical fairy tale has positive lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Magic School Bus Rides Again: The Frizz Connection Movie Poster Image
Lots of fun, learning in special about weather science.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Mystery Lab TV Poster Image
Solid science behind Brazilian show makes up for campy vibe.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2020)
(Release Year: 2020)
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Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef Movie Poster Image
Fantastic musical special promotes environmental awareness.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet Movie Poster Image
Attenborough's stark documentary is essential viewing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween Movie Poster Image
Courage overcomes mild scares in cute holiday special.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous TV Poster Image
Fun, diverse tween dino adventure has some scary moments.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2020)
(Release Year: 2020)
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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(Release Year: 2020)
(Release Year: 2020)
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