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The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix 

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It’s difficult to find movies that the whole family can gather around, but this list of the best family comedy movies on Netflix should be able to alleviate the burden. From vintage Disney to modern animated classics, these top-rated Netflix family comedies should have both young and old enraptured. Whether comedies or feel good classics, these are some of the best family movies on Netflix.

This list of family comedies on Netflix features both subversive adult works in the masquerade of child adventures as well as guilty pleasures that adults adamantly refuse to admit.

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Middle School: The Worst... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Middle School Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle

Directed by: Steve Carr

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is a 2016 American live-action/animated family comedy film directed by Steve Carr. It follows a middle school student (Griffin Gluck) who sets out to ...more
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The Croods is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 2013

Directed by: Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco

The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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Benji is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Edgar Buchanan, Frances Bavier, Peter Breck

Released: 1974

Directed by: Joe Camp

This tail-wagging tale begins as Benji visits his pals Cindy and Paul, whose father Paul Chapman, won't let them give the mutt a home. But the shaggy stray changes his mind by saving the day ...more

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Christopher Robin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Joe Donley added Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss

Released: 2018

Directed by: Marc Forster

Christopher Robin is a 2018 American comedy-drama adventure film directed by Marc Forster, inspired by A. A. Milne's book. All grown up with no sense of imagination, Christopher Robin (Ewan ...more
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Chicken Little is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack, Catherine O'Hara

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mark Dindal

Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and loosely based on the fable of the same name. As the 46th animated feature in the ...more

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Ralph Breaks the Interne... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer

Directed by: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston. Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah ...more

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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock

Released: 2007

Directed by: Simon J. Smith, Steve Hickner

Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Jinxed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Jinxed Ciara Bravo, Keegan Connor Tracy, Jay Brazeau

Released: 2013

Jinxed is an American fantasy-comedy television film that premiered on Nickelodeon on November 29, 2013. The film stars Ciara Bravo and Jack Griffo. The film was shot entirely in Vancouver, ...more
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Woody Woodpecker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Joe Donley added Eric Bauza, Timothy Omundson, Graham Verchere

Released: 2017

Directed by: Alex Zamm

Woody Woodpecker (also known as Woody Woodpecker: The Movie) is a 2017 American live-action/computer-animated comedy film directed by Alex Zamm. The film was shot in English, but it was aimed at ...more
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Pee-wee's Big Holiday is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Paul Reubens, Joe Manganiello, Jessica Pohly

Directed by: John Lee

Pee-wee's Big Holiday is a 2016 American adventure comedy film directed by John Lee. A fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman (Paul Reubens) to take his first-ever ...more

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The Adventures of Sharkb... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Taylor Lautner, Kristin Davis, David Arquette

Released: 2005

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D is a 2005 American adventure fantasy comedy film directed by Robert Rodriguez and released in the United States June 10, 2005. The film uses the ...more
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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Mary Poppins Returns Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more

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Turbo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 2013

Directed by: David Soren

Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on an original idea by David Soren, who also ...more

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Hugo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Released: 2011

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more

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Klaus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Rashida Jones, J.K. Simmons, Joan Cusack

Released: 2019

Directed by: Sergio Pablos

Klaus is a 2019 Spanish animated film directed by Sergio Pablos. The town of Smeerensburg gets a new postman, Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) who befriends a toymaker Klaus (J.K. Simmons) and ...more

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Gnome Alone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Gnome Alone Becky G, Josh Peck, Olivia Holt

Released: 2018

Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis

Gnome Alone is a 2018 Canadian-American computer-animated comedy film directed by Peter Lepeniotis. When Chloe (Becky G) discovers that her new home's garden gnomes are not what they seem. She ...more

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Leap! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Leap! Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Maddie Ziegler

Directed by: Eric Summer, Eric Warin

Ballerina (titled Leap! in the United States) is a 2016 English-language internationally co-produced 3D computer-animated musical adventure comedy film co-directed by Éric Summer and ...more

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Pants on Fire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Pants on Fire Bradley Steven Perry, Joshua J. Ballard, Tyrel Jackson Williams

Released: 2014

Directed by: Jonathan A. Rosenbaum

Pants on Fire is a 2014 Disney XD Original Movie, starring Bradley Steven Perry, Joshua J. Ballard, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Brittney Wilson. It was premiered on November 9, 2014.
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Monster Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Emily Watson, Nick Frost, Jessica Brown Findlay

Released: 2018

Directed by: Holger Tappe

Monster Family is a 2017 British-German computer animated horror comedy film directed by Holger Tappe, based on the children's book by David Safier. In an attempt to reconnect as a family, Frank ...more
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Richie Rich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Richie Rich Macaulay Culkin, Claudia Schiffer, Reggie Jackson

Released: 1994

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Richie Rich is a 1994 American live-action film adaptation of the Harvey Comics comic book character Richie Rich. Directed by Donald Petrie, and starring Macaulay Culkin as the title character. ...more

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Dolphin Tale 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Joe Donley added Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson

Released: 2014

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Dolphin Tale 2 is a 2014 American family drama film written and directed by Charles Martin Smith and sequel to his 2011 film Dolphin Tale. Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Cozi ...more
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Mirror Mirror is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Sean Bean

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tarsem Singh

Mirror Mirror is a 2012 American comedy fantasy film based on the fairy tale "Snow White" collected by the Brothers Grimm. It is directed by Tarsem Singh and stars Lily Collins, Julia ...more

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The Main Event is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Adam Pally, Lisa Durupt, Donna Benedicto

Released: 2020

Directed by: Jay Karas

The Main Event is a 2020 Mexican American action film directed by Jay Karas. An aspiring 11-year-old wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar after finding a magical ...more
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Mowgli: Legend of the Ju... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch

Released: 2018

Directed by: Andy Serkis

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a 2018 adventure fantasy film directed by Andy Serkis, based on the book by Rudyard Kipling. A human child (Rohan Chand) raised by wolves, must face off against a ...more
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Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jared Hess

Nacho Libre is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Jared Hess and written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and Mike White. It was loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta, aka Rev. Sergio ...more

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