Best Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant

Looking for some immediate gratification? Check out our list of family-friendly movies that are currently streaming on Netflix. You're sure to find something that's just right for your kids.

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Fact-filled, fun primer on all types of pets.
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(2012)
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Short, playful film of kittens romping is cute to the max.
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(2010)
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Hour of cute puppies romping is chock-full of puppy facts.
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(2009)
 
Fast-paced, engaging sequel is fun for preschoolers.
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(2015)
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Favorite book adaptation promotes brains over brawn.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
Singing spuds' mockumentary is funny for kids and grown-ups.
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(2013)
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Short and sweet adventure about a generous witch.
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(2013)
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Picture book gets a sweet musical adaptation for families.
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(2012)
Princess stories with lessons on friendship, other cultures.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
Some peril in sweet storybook sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
Gentle story of friendship is fine for wee ones.
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(2005)
 
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
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(2015)
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Sweet, funny story of friendship is a treat for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
Original, funny adventure has mild danger, comic pratfalls.
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(2015)
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Cute story, great characters, fabulous soundtrack.
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(2002)
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Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
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(2014)
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A cuddly, classic take on the folktale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
Charming animated adventure is magical for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
 
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
Adorable wolves take on trappers; some peril, suspense.
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(2015)
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Animated tale with positive messages, a few harsh scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
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(2013)
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Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
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Delightful, but may scare more sensitive kids.
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(2010)
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Animated alien comedy is sweet, cute, if not super original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
Funny, but contains some crude humor and mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
Sweet dino tale with music, cartoon action, and mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
Punny time-travel adventure with lots of comic peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
Friendship tale has positive messages; some sinister parts.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
Educational nature documentary encourages conservation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
Outstanding family movie mixes comedy, action, romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
Very similar to the edgy animated TV show.
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(2005)
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Kids will be drawn to Disney's fast-paced version.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
 
Tale of young baker jam-packed with positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
Beautiful, moving cartoon tale based on classic book series.
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(2014)
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Charming animated escape tale has some peril, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
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A gentler, tech-savvier E.T. for today's kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
Literary heroine learns about privacy, bullying in TV movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
Epic, thrilling 3-D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
Musical features city fun for the ghouls, lots of new toys
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(2015)
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Charming adaption of kids' books. Good family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
Entertaining Madagascar spin-off mixes peril and humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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Positive messages throughout tween-friendly animal comedy.
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(2006)
 
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Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
 
Incredible docu captures human details of remote existence.
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(2015)
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Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
 
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Engrossing dance docu introduces powerful role model.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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Soccer drama is predictable but well intentioned.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain.
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(2015)
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Classic '80s animated fantasy has some scary moments.
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(2015)
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Historical adventure is a fun romp for tweens and up.
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(2005)
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Dance fans will love behind-the-scenes look at ballet.
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(2015)
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Music-driven teen flick is feel-good fun for parents, too.
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(2010)
 
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Powerful documentary depicts obese kids' struggles.
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(2015)
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Technology connects generations in charming documentary.
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(2015)
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Solid sports tale has positive messages, feel-good themes.
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(2014)
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Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
Imaginative steampunk musical is too dark for little kids.
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(2014)
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Arctic adventure tale has lots of suspense, some dark themes
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(2015)
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Some thrills, but may be too much for little ones.
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(2000)
 
Stirring docu sees superhero as powerful motivator for good.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
Campy sci-fi undersea adventure features mild peril.
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(2007)
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Young boy's faith pulls heartstrings in sentimental drama.
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(2015)
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Wholesome surf drama has positive messages, some bullying.
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(2014)
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Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.
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(2006)
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Touching and hilarious Jennifer Garner romcom.
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(2004)
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Docu about senior fashionistas promotes positive body image.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
Despite language, iffy behavior, this is a comedy classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
Strong positive messages in otherwise rote athlete biopic.
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(2014)
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Powerful docu explains why all girls need an education.
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(2014)
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Musical phenomenon is still great fun but quite racy.
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(2002)
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Moving docu about WWII veterans is emotionally intense.
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(2014)
 
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Poignant docu about B-boys and -girls around the world.
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(2015)
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
Fluffy Bollywood-style musical romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
Sequel trumpets positive messages but shows weed, drinking.
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(2015)
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Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
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(2014)
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Inspiring docu shows young people capable of great things.
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(2015)
Well-acted civil rights tale is moving but too formulaic.
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(2014)
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Bombshell discovers her brainy side in fun romp for teens+.
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(2001)
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Pee Wee football docu is interesting but intense.
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(2015)
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Moving subtitled film shows war through a child's eyes.
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(2015)
Surfer docu has dark moments but stays light, uplifting.
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(2014)
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In upbeat docu, equality for all is the final frontier.
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(2014)
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Searingly honest docu about sports-obsessed parents.
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(2015)
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Dark comedy with macabre humor for teens.
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(2000)
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Powerful romantic drama depicts the downside of celebrity.
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(2015)
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Powerful, heartbreaking, disturbing doc about captive orcas.
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(2013)
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Flawed but thoughtful, touching look at race and family.
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(2015)
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Charming, funny take on Jane Austen's Emma.
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(2003)
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Will Smith charms again; best for teens and up.
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(2005)
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Revealing, painful look at women's, girls' rights in India.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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Typically quirky Wes Anderson dramedy has lots of heart.
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(2012)
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Captivating, moving sports docu; some swearing.
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(2014)
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Epic martial-arts tale is entertaining but violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)