Movies on Netflix to Watch With Family

Updated on June 9, 2022

Netflix is the king when it comes to streaming services. It has got everything for everyone. Therefore, it is easy to find a film you would like to watch on Netflix’s extensive library; however, finding the perfect family film for everyone to enjoy can get slightly tricky at times. Just like it is easy to surf through Mediacom canales and its inclusive channel lists, it is unlikely to encounter this problem since a wide range of people with all different preferences is covered. However, don’t fret whether you’re looking to cry, laugh or relax, we have compiled a list of Netflix films that will satisfy the entire family regardless of their diverse tastes.

Without any delay, let us dive into the list of best movies for a perfect family night.

  1. Enola Holmes

The Sherlock Holmes legend adds a new twist to the story of Enola (Millie Bobby Brown), who has spent the best years of her teenage years learning and playing with her brilliant mother in their secluded mansion. When her mother is missing, her big sister Sherlock (Henry Cavill) arrives to assure Enola that he will find their mother. Enola, however, is not so sure. She is determined to defeat Sherlock in her games.

  1. Klaus

Looking for a Christmas vibe this family weekend, you need to watch Klaus. An excellent film that is a holiday classic, Klaus is a charming, hand-drawn version of the myth of Santa Claus. The story follows Jesper, who is content living his life according to his preferences and against his father’s wishes, the Postmaster General. Jesper is forced to write 65,000 letters during the year after he moves to the island of Smeerensburg or forfeits his inheritance. Luckily for him, a quiet toymaker known as Klaus lives right across the street. It is the first Netflix original that was nominated for Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

  1. Marry Poppins

Emily Blunt takes over the famous role of Mary Popping, played by Julie Andrews. She played a magical nanny who is brought back to the world of Michael Banks, now a grown-up and father of three children. It also features new music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who plays Jack the prankster; this is bound to be a classic that children and families will enjoy for a long time to come.

  1. Home

Home is an exhilarating, intergalactic adventure appropriate for the entire family. The film cast stellar voice actors featuring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, and Steve Martin. The film begins when aliens called Boov to invade Earth and decide to move the human population. The only person who can get away is a tiny girl named Tip. When she meets with a fleeing Boov identified as Oh, they make up an odd couple who share the same goals. Together, they establish friendships and attempt to find Tip’s mother to save the human race.

  1. The Half of It 

It is the ultimate small-town movie with a heart of gold. The story is about Ellie Chu, an unpopular girl from Squamish, New York. Chu is well-known for earning small-time income by writing assignments for her fellow students. One day, she’s approached by a well-known jock Paul Munsky, who asks Chu to write a love note to Aster Flores, a student at the school. What Munksy does not know is Chu is in love with Flores too.

  1. Hugo

Martin Scorsese might not be the first name that pops to the forefront when thinking of family-friendly films, but he combined the latest technological advancements into this genre. Hugo is the first 3D film adapted from Brian Selznick’s “The Making of Hugo Cabret.” The story revolves around a young, orphaned boy in Paris in the 1930s. It was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

  1. Mirai

This animated film will be a hit with every member of the family. The film starts when a four-year-old Kun discovers his life is disturbed when his new baby sister starts receiving all the attention. It gets wild and bizarre rapidly since a teenage version of his sister Mirai is born, and within a few weeks, Kun, along with the older Mirai, takes on adventures together and meets an array of bizarre people from the past and the future. You get a warm, loving, and unique experience from this film which is not prevalent in many kids’ movies of today.

  1. The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

A gripping and inspiring film set in a tiny farming village in Malawi is guaranteed to capture your hearts on this family movie night, thanks to lead actor and director Chiwetel Ejiofor. The story focus on the lead, Maxwell Simba, who plays the 13-year-old boy William. The story of William may appear like a middle-school project; however, the fact that his education is cut off before he can come up with a windmill power generator that could solve the town’s problems. This film is full of messages that you want your kids to pick up.


Hopefully, you are set for family movie night weekend. Netflix is full of family-friendly movies, and the above-mentioned list helps you select and narrow the research period.



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