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The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu  

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Ever since renting a VHS from Blockbuster went the way of the dodo, families have been using online streaming services like Hulu to create a new version of "family night." The best family movies on Hulu have a little something for everyone to enjoy, from mom and dad, to the younger kids, to teenagers, and everyone in between. Enjoy these movies side by side on the couch with your family. And please remember to share the popcorn with your sister, okay? 

Dr. Seuss's children's books-turned-films are well represented on this list of the best family movies streaming on Hulu. Here, you'll find 1972's The Lorax ,and two oldies but goodies: Dr. Seuss on the Loose and The Cat in the Hat. Hulu also has the ever-lovable Snoopy, Come Home—a Peanuts movie that's a definite must for Charlie Brown fans. For a guaranteed laugh, try out Bad News Bears, a remake of the classic starring Billy Bob Thornton. Other great family movies on Hulu right now include Kazaam (starring none other than Shaquille O'Neal), Babe, and Spy Kids 2, among many others.

Vote up the best family movies on Hulu below and add any you see missing from the list.

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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers
Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks, released by DreamWorks Pictures, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featuring the voices of ...more
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Chicken Run is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
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. Chicken Run received positive ...more
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How to Train Your Dragon: The ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film directed by Dean DeBlois. As Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a ...more
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The Road to El Dorado is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Elton John, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh
The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David ...more
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Open Season is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence
Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi. The ...more
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Charles Napier
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was produced by DreamWorks Animation and released by DreamWorks Pictures. It follows the adventures of a ...more
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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
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 ...more
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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Bill Melendez, Pamelyn Ferdin, Christopher DeFaria
A Boy Named Charlie Brown is a 1969 American animated musical film, produced by Cinema Center Films, distributed by National General Pictures, and directed by Bill Meléndez, it is the ...more
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Antz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
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, ...more
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Girls Just Want to Have Fun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Cyndi Lauper
Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan Metter and starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt. For many years, Comedy Central, Lifetime, USA ...more
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The Swan Princess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Cleese, Jack Palance, Frank Welker
The Swan Princess is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film based on the ballet "Swan Lake". Starring the voice talents of Jack Palance, John Cleese, Steven Wright, and Sandy ...more
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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin
The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more
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Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare
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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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton
Beethoven is a 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant and starring Charles Grodin as George Newton and Bonnie Hunt as Alice Newton. The film is the first in the Beethoven film series. ...more
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A Little Princess is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli
A Little Princess is a 1995 drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, and Vanessa Lee Chester. Set during WWI, it focuses on a young ...more
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The Polar Express is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm
The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and ...more
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Sherlock Gnomes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Sherlock Gnomes is a 2018 British-American 3D computer-animated fantasy romantic comedy mystery film directed by John Stevenson. Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) recruit detective ...more
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The Chaperone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Triple H, Ariel Winter, Annabeth Gish
The Chaperone is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, and also produced by WWE Studios. The film stars Triple H, Yeardley Smith, Ariel Winter, Kevin Corrigan, José ...more
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Marley & Me is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane
Marley & Me is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel, based on the memoir by John Grogan. Newlyweds John (Owen Wilson) and Jenny Grogan (Jennifer Aniston) learn ...more
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Revenge of the Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Revenge of the Bridesmaids Raven-Symoné, Joanna García, Virginia Williams
Revenge of the Bridesmaids is a 2010 ABC Family Original Movie that premiered on July 18, 2010.
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Flight of the Red Balloon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Juliette Binoche, Fang Song, Hippolyte Girardot
Flight of the Red Balloon is a 2007 French-Taiwanese film directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. It is the first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, and tells the story of a ...more
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Sabrina, Down Under is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Melissa Joan Hart, Tara Strong, Lindsay Sloane
Sabrina, Down Under is a 1999 television film produced for ABC. It is a sequel to Sabrina Goes to Rome and is a companion to the Sabrina, the Teenage Witch TV series. The film features only two ...more
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Pizza My Heart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Shiri Appleby, Dan Hedaya, William Ragsdale
Pizza My Heart is a 2005 movie directed by Andy Wolk and starring Shiri Appleby, Michael Badalucco, and Eyal Podell. This is a modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet set in modern-day Verona, New ...more
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The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Daws Butler, Pamelyn Ferdin, Allan Sherman
The Cat in the Hat is an animated musical television special first aired on CBS on March 10, 1971, based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss children's book of the same name, and produced by DePatie-Freleng ...more
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Beauty & the Briefcase is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Hilary Duff, Jaime Pressly, Jennifer Coolidge
Beauty & the Briefcase is an ABC Family television film produced by Image Entertainment that originally aired on April 18, 2010. Based on the novel Diary of a Working Girl by Daniella ...more