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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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Bolt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

Released: 2008

Directed by: Chris Williams, Byron Howard

Bolt tells the story of a dog who is convinced that his role as a super dog is reality. When he is ripped from his world of fantasy, and action by his own doing. His own obsession with his owner ...more

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The Croods is listed (or ranked) 3 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) 4 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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Hotel Transylvania 3: Su... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez

Released: 2018

Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Dracula (Adam Sandler), Mavis (Selena Gomez), Johnny (Andy ...more

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Christopher Robin is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Incredibles 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Incredibles 2 Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

Released: 2018

Directed by: Brad Bird

Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is out ...more

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Chicken Little is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Pee-wee's Big Holiday is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Ralph Breaks the Interne... is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Jinxed is listed (or ranked) 12 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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The Adventures of Sharkb... is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Woody Woodpecker is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 15 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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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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Klaus is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Turbo is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Pants on Fire is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Dolphin Tale 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 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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The Main Event is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Stuart Little is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox

Released: 1999

Directed by: Rob Minkoff

Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by E. B. White. It combines live action and computer animation. The ...more

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The Rugrats Movie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Joe Donley added Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Curry, Lenny Kravitz

Released: 1998

Directed by: Norton Virgien, Igor Kovalyov

The Rugrats Movie is a 1998 American animated adventure-comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation, and co-produced with Nickelodeon Movies and Klasky Csupo. The film was ...more

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The Willoughbys is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Jane Krakowski, Maya Rudolph, Ricky Gervais

Released: 2020

Directed by: Kris Pearn, Cory Evans

The Willoughbys is a 2020 American-Canadian computer animated comedy film directed by Kris Pearn and Cory Evans, based on the children's book of same name by Lois Lowry.
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Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Comedy Movies On Netflix
Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Lima, Chris Buck

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 ...more

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