Best Netflix Movies and TV for Families to Watch Together

Last updated: February 24, 2024

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 .

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Avatar: The Last Airbender TV show poster: Aang walks into the sunset
TV

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2024)

age 11+

Vibrant, intense live-action adventure tale has violence.

Network: Netflix (2024)
Orion and the Dark movie poster: Animated nighttime characters.
MOVIE

Orion and the Dark

age 8+

Child faces fears in book-based fantasy; peril, scares.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2024)
American Symphony Movie Poster: Above, Jon Batiste and Suleika Jaouad sit together; below, Batiste faces a large audience
MOVIE

American Symphony

age 13+

Stellar docu on the power of music and perseverance.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Frybread Face and Me Film Poster: 2 Indigenous children look in opposite directions
MOVIE

Frybread Face and Me

age 10+

Gentle coming-of-age drama highlights Navajo culture.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Leo: Leo the lizard looks out through terrarium glass.
MOVIE

Leo

age 8+

Tender animated musical has mild innuendo, language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Rustin Movie Poster: Close-up of Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin
MOVIE

Rustin

age 13+

Strong performances, racial violence in civil rights biopic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Gran Turismo Movie Poster: David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, and Orlando Bloom stand around a race car
MOVIE

Gran Turismo

age 11+

Intense crashes in exhilarating game-based racing flick.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Daily Dose of Sunshine TV show poster: Nurse nurse Jung Da-eun stands with other doctors outside hospital.
TV

Daily Dose of Sunshine

age 15+

Heartfelt dramatic comedy shows kindness, has mature themes.

Network: Netflix (2023)
Unicorn Academy TV Poster: Sophia, a teenage Latina girl, with her unicorn Wildstar
TV

Unicorn Academy

age 8+

Magical, immersive world of adventures has some peril.

Network: Netflix (2023)
Camp Courage: Short documentary addresses victims of war.
MOVIE

Camp Courage

age 10+

Uplifting docu tackles trauma of war and its impact on kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken Movie Poster: A figure in the shape of a teenage girl lies on a bench with headphones on, while various mystical sea creatures dance above her
MOVIE

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken

age 6+

Fun animated coming-of-age fantasy has thoughtful messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Little Baby Bum: Music Time TV show poster: Boy, Girl and Sheep pose with musical instruments
TV

Little Baby Bum: Music Time

age 2+

Songs launch lessons in charming preschool musical.

Network: Netflix (2023)
The Saint of Second Chances movie poster: Collage of scenes from the documentary, which include white baseballs, a white pig standing on a white base of a green baseball field, and Mike Veeck, the son of Bill Veeck, owner of the Chicago White Sox, faces the camera with his visually-impaired daughter Rebecca as she embraces him around the neck
MOVIE

The Saint of Second Chances

age 14+

Baseball family dynasty docu hits home run; language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
One Piece TV poster: Left to right are Sanji, Ussop, Luffy (with arm raise and hand in fist), Name, and Zoro standing at front of ship with a pirate flag behind them
TV

One Piece

age 14+

Fun pirate romp has positive themes, some violence.

Network: Netflix (2023)
Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones TV show poster: a middle-aged White man looks out over a town
TV

Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones

age 8+

Tender inquiry into aging puts educational content up front.

Network: Netflix (2023)
Heart of Invictus TV show poster: a man in helmet embraces bal man in red shirt.
TV

Heart of Invictus

age 15+

Moving docuseries celebrates healing, shows war.

Network: Netflix (2023)
Heart of Stone movie poster: Gal Gadot is an international spy.
MOVIE

Heart of Stone

age 14+

Lots of violence, some language in female-led spy thriller.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Down for Love poster: Two cast members hold roses and stand cheek to cheek.
TV

Down for Love

age 14+

Charming dating series challenges stereotypes; has drinking.

Network: Netflix (2023)
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse: Movie Poster
MOVIE

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

age 9+

Spidey sequel is an action-packed delight; peril, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2023)
Dew Drop Diaries TV Poster: 3 tiny fairies peek out from a bush
TV

Dew Drop Diaries

age 2+

Spunky fairies solve problems in sweet preschool series.

Network: Netflix (2023)