parenting The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant  

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The Best Children's and Kids’ Movies on Netflix Instant is a complete Netflix streaming list for your perusal. All the best family and kids’ films on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Netflix service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix instant, so you can catch up on new hit movies and kids film adaptations right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest kids' and children’s comedy movies to watch as the regular DVD service offers. New standout movies like Minions and Zootopia are all available on Netflix streaming as are classic children's and kids’ movies like Disney's Fantasia, The Prince of Egypt, The Little Rascals, and Tarzan can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

What are the best Netflix instant children and kids’ movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming family and children’s selection? Are there new family films on Netflix instant? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming children and kids’ films has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite children and kids’ movie isn't on this list of Netflix instant movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best children and kids’ on Netflix instant.

Don't have Netflix Instant? then check out the best kids movies on Amazon Prime or maybe the best family movies on Hulu. Otherwise, the best kids movies on Netflix will keep you and your family entertained for a long time.

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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney Minions is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film and a prequel/spin-off to Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. It is being produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures. Written by Brian Lynch, it will be directed ...more

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda Holiday is a 2010 American television special that premiered on NBC on November 24, 2010. Featured are the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, David Cross, Lucy Liu, James Hong, and Jack ...more

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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams is a 2002 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the second installment in the Spy Kids film series, which began with 2001's Spy Kids. Upon ...more

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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure is a 2009 computer-animated comedy adventure film based on the Disney Fairies franchise, produced by DisneyToon Studios. It is a sequel to the 2008 film, Tinker Bell, and revolves around Tinker Bell, a fairy ...more

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Princess Protection Program Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jamie Chung Princess Protection Program is a 2009 Disney Channel Original Movie, directed by Allison Liddi-Brown and starring Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato. The film premiered on June 26, 2009 in the United States and was released on DVD on June 30, 2009. ...more

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Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue is a 2010 computer-animated comedy adventure film based on the Disney Fairies franchise, it is the third installment of the Tinker bell franchise produced by DisneyToon Studios. It is the sequel to the ...more

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Lilo & Stitch Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics ...more

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wasthedelio added The Nut Job Katherine Heigl, Liam Neeson, Brendan Fraser The Nut Job is a 2014 3D computer-animated heist-comedy film directed by Peter Lepeniotis and starring the voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Dunham, Liam Neeson and Katherine Heigl. The film is based on Lepeniotis's ...more

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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension Ashley Tisdale, Kelly Hu, Slash Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension is a 2011 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the TV series Phineas and Ferb. The film premiered August 5, 2011 in the United States. It was first announced by Jeff "Swampy" ...more

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Zootopia Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Alan Tudyk

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
paulyb added Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Lee Unkrich, the screenplay was written by ...more

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka and Freddie Highmore as ...more

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Tarzan Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it is based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar ...more

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Up is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
Reuben Rog added Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter, the film centers on an elderly widower named Carl Fredricksen and an ...more

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Charlotte's Web Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action/computer-animated feature film based on the popular book of the same name by E. B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount Pictures, Walden Media, The K Entertainment ...more

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The Prince of Egypt Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of the Book of Exodus and follows the life of Moses ...more

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Tinker Bell Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné Tinker Bell is a 2008 computer animated film based on the Disney Fairies franchise produced by DisneyToon Studios. It revolves around Tinker Bell, a fairy character created by J. M. Barrie in his play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, ...more

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The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones The Emperor's New Groove is a 2000 American animated buddy comedy film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation, the 40th film in Disney's animated features canon. It was directed by Mark Dindal, produced by Randy Fullmer, and written by David ...more

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Mulan II Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh, Ming-Na Wen Mulan II is a 2004 American direct-to-video Disney animated film directed by Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland and is a sequel to the 1998 animated film Mulan. The entire cast from the first film returned, except for Eddie Murphy, Miriam ...more

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Penguins of Madagascar Chris Rock, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ben Stiller Penguins of Madagascar is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated spy-fi action comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is a spin-off of the Madagascar film series, and takes place right after the ...more

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cuddlytart31 added Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Selena Gomez, Maria Canals Barrera, Jennifer Stone Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie is a 2009 American made-for-television comedy-drama fantasy film based on the Disney Channel Original Series Wizards of Waverly Place. It was directed by Lev L. Spiro and filmed primarily in San Juan, Puerto ...more

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Brother Bear Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 44th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. In the film, an ...more

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Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas! Bridgit Mendler, Abbie Cobb, Leigh-Allyn Baker Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! is a 2011 Christmas film based on the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie. The film was directed by Arlene Sanford and written by Geoff Rodkey, and stars Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker, ...more

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Air Buddies Abigail Breslin, Michael Clarke Duncan, Molly Shannon Here's the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies -- the hip-hoppin' B-Dawg, lovely RoseBud, mellow Bud-Dha, dirt-loving MudBud, and the big fella Budderball ...more

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Stitch! The Movie Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Frank Welker Disney's Stitch! The Movie is a direct-to-video animated spin-off of Lilo & Stitch, released on August 26, 2003. It is often considered more of a backdoor pilot for the spinoff series Lilo & Stitch: The Series rather than a sequel to ...more

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Lemonade Mouth Bridgit Mendler, Christopher McDonald, Tisha Campbell-Martin Lemonade Mouth is a 2011 musical drama film based on the book of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes. The film was directed by Patricia Riggen and written by April Blair, and stars Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko, Naomi Scott and ...more

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. It features the voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Dan Aykroyd, Anne ...more

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ReneeMiller added A Monster in Paris Catherine O'Hara, Vanessa Paradis, Ludivine Sagnier A Monster in Paris is a 2011 French 3D computer-animated musical comedy fantasy adventure film directed by Bibo Bergeron, produced by Luc Besson, written by Stéphane Kazandjian, distributed by EuropaCorp Distribution, features the voices ...more

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Camp Rock Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas Camp Rock is a 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie starring the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato. The music is written by Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Regina Hicks and Karen Gist. The film is directed by Matthew Diamond and produced by Alan Sacks. The ...more

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The Little Rascals Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks The Little Rascals is a 1994 American comedy film produced by Amblin Entertainment, and released by Universal Pictures on August 5, 1994. The film is an adaptation of Hal Roach's Our Gang, a series of short films of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s ...more

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Starstruck Danielle Campbell, Chelsea Kane, Abbie Cobb Starstruck is a 2010 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Sterling Knight and Danielle Campbell.

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Frenemies Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Stefanie Scott Frenemies is a 2012 tv drama film directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer.

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Chicken Run Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. It was the first feature-length film by Aardman and the first produced in ...more

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Geek Charming Sarah Hyland, Sasha Pieterse, Lili Simmons Geek Charming is a 2011 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the novel by Robin Palmer. The film was directed by Jeffrey Hornaday and was written by Elizabeth Hackett and Hilary Galanoy. It stars Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop. It premiered on ...more

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Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam is a 2010 Disney Channel Original Movie and the sequel to the 2008 film Camp Rock. The film premiered on Disney Channel September 3, 2010. The film won the 2011 People's Choice Awards for Favorite Family TV Movie. ...more

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Let It Shine Indiana Evans, Tyler James Williams, Courtney B. Vance Let It Shine is a 2012 musical television film that premiered on Disney Channel. It features an ensemble cast of Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson and Brandon Mychal Smith. The film follows a shy, talented rapper and musician who ...more

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The Search for Santa Paws Madison Pettis, Mitchel Musso, Wendi McLendon-Covey The Search for Santa Paws is a 2010 direct to video film. The movie is a prequel to Santa Buddies, as well as a spin-off from the Air Buddies film franchise and the tenth film in the Air Bud franchise. It was released on November 23, 2010. ...more

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Super Buddies Zendaya, Amy Sedaris, Alyson Stoner Super Buddies is a 2013 Disney direct-to-DVD family film, directed by Robert Vince and produced by Anna McRoberts. It is the 7th installment in the Air Buddies franchise. The Buddies acquire rings that give them super powers, now they must use ...more

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Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben Sharpsteen, it is the third feature in the Disney ...more

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Read It and Weep Danielle Panabaker, Allison Scagliotti, Kay Panabaker Read It and Weep is a 2006 Disney Channel Original Movie which premiered on July 21, 2006. It is based on the novel How My Private, Personal Journal Became A Bestseller by Julia DeVillers. Sisters Kay and Danielle Panabaker star as Jamie ...more

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Girl vs. Monster Olivia Holt, Katherine McNamara, Jennifer Aspen Girl vs. Monster is a 2012 fantasy comedy-horror Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on October 12, 2012. The film stars Olivia Holt as Skylar, a teenage girl who discovers on the eve of Halloween that she is a fifth generation monster ...more

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The Pirate Fairy Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston

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Cow Belles Aly Michalka, Christian Serratos, AJ Michalka Cow Belles is a 2006 romantic teen comedy film that stars American pop recording artists Alyson Michalka and Amanda Michalka, better known as sister duo Aly & AJ. It premiered on March 24, 2006 on the Disney Channel and was watched by over ...more

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Alyssa Milano, Odette Annable, Bridgit Mendler Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is a 2010 comedy film directed by Alex Zamm.

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The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Alfre Woodard, Jay Mohr, Victoria Jackson The Brave Little Toaster To The Rescue is the first direct-to-video sequel to The Brave Little Toaster. Despite being released after The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars, it is actually the second film in chronological order. A production of ...more

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The Secret of Kells Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Paul Tylak The Secret of Kells is a 2009 French-Belgian-Irish animated fantasy film by Cartoon Saloon that premiered on 8 February 2009, at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival. It went into wide release in Belgium and France on 11 February, and ...more

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An Extremely Goofy Movie Pauly Shore, Bebe Neuwirth, Brad Garrett An Extremely Goofy Movie, is a 2000 American direct-to-video animated comedy film made by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Douglas McCarthy, it is the sequel to the 1995 film A Goofy Movie, featuring the return of characters from the ...more

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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves Mila Kunis, Ben Stiller, George Carlin Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves is a 1997 live-action direct-to-video sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Honey, I Blew Up the Kid. It is the third and final film in the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids trilogy. The directorial debut of cinematographer ...more

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Surf's Up is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
Reuben Rog added Surf's Up Zooey Deschanel, Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges Surf's Up is a 2007 American computer-animated mockumentary family comedy film directed by Ash Brannon and Chris Buck. It features the voices of Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, James Woods and Jon Heder among others. In production ...more

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Fantasia 2000 Steve Martin, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones Fantasia 2000 is a 1999 American animated anthology film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 38th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series and the sequel to the 1940 film Fantasia. ...more