Best Kids' Movies on Netflix in 2017

Looking for some immediate gratification? Check out our favorite films and top-rated TV shows for families currently streaming on Netflix. Of course you'll find animated kids' movies, but we've also listed plenty of other family-friendly options that are great to watch at any age. From popular comedies to book-based dramas to fascinating documentaries, you're sure to find an entertaining pick that's just right for your family. You might even be able to introduce your kids to beloved classics from your childhood! Netflix frequently updates its library, so check back here often for new additions to this list.

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Singing spuds' mockumentary is funny for kids and grown-ups.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Princess stories with lessons on friendship, other cultures.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Enchanting take on a beloved children's classic.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Sweet, funny story of friendship is a treat for the family.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Cute story, great characters, fabulous soundtrack.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Charming animated adventure is magical for little kids.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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Delightful, but may scare more sensitive kids.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Charming story about beloved bear has some scares.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Charming classic has some dated gender roles.
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(Release Year: 1961)
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Outstanding family movie mixes comedy, action, romance.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Kids will be drawn to Disney's fast-paced version.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Tremendously heartwarming, positive docu for all ages.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Beautiful, moving cartoon tale based on classic book series.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Heartwarming tale is sweet, inspiring for kids and tweens.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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A modern-day Grease for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Book-based movie has quiet charm, some intense scenes.
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(Release Year: 1969)
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Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Well-told story that's careful not to offend.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Engrossing dance docu introduces powerful role model.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Classic '80s animated fantasy has some scary moments.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Thrilling live musical is fun, has iffy messages galore.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Appealing family comedy with old-fashioned feel.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Despite language, iffy behavior, this is a comedy classic.
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(Release Year: 1986)
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Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Musical phenomenon is still great fun but quite racy.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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Story of kids' labor-of-love Indy remake is fun, moving.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Poignant docu about B-boys and -girls around the world.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Thrilling but violent, tense return for the Man of Steel.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Delightful, quirky biopic of painter Margaret Keane.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Intense, entertaining adventure is a great threequel.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Moving Nimoy docu has some language, other iffy stuff.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Inspiring docu shows young people capable of great things.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Strong performances buoy teen-friendly historical drama.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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'70s classic horror tale is still scary as ever.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Engaging concert film has some cursing, provocative songs.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Moving subtitled film shows war through a child's eyes.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Searingly honest docu about sports-obsessed parents.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Powerful, heartbreaking, disturbing doc about captive orcas.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Charming, funny take on Jane Austen's Emma.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Very intense story of family's survival against the odds.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Revealing, painful look at women's, girls' rights in India.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Typically quirky Wes Anderson dramedy has lots of heart.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Lightweight romance may appeal to teens.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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