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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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The Swan Princess is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Curious George 3: Back t... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
Angela Bassett, Jeff Bennett, John Goodman
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Curious George 2: Follow... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Tim Curry, Jerry Lewis, Matt Lauer
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! is a 2009 traditionally animated film adaptation of the children's stories by H.A. Rey and Margret Rey. It is a sequel to the successful 2006 theatrical ...more

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#35 of 65 Best Kids Movies Streaming on Hulu #55 of 80 The Best Tim Curry Movies

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Star Trek: The Motion Pi... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the first film based on Star Trek, the first Star Trek film to star the original cast ...more

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#1,205 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #88 of 157 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies

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Sinbad: Legend of the Se... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
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Brad Pitt, Michelle Pfeiffer, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is a 2003 American animated swashbuckling fantasy comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures, using ...more

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Curious George is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell, Ariel Winter
Curious George is a 2006 American animated adventure family film based on the book series by H.A. and Margret Rey. It stars Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, Dick Van Dyke, David Cross, Eugene Levy, ...more

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#153 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #187 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Mighty Morphin' Power Ra... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Amy Jo Johnson, Jason David Frank, Karan Ashley
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie is a 1995 American superhero film based on the television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The film stars the regular television cast of Karan Ashley, ...more

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#116 of 184 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #67 of 101 The Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made #31 of 45 The Best Action Movies Streaming on Hulu

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Dennis the Menace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Natasha Lyonne
Dennis the Menace is a 1993 live-action American family film based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. This, however, is not the first live-action Dennis the Menace film: The first ...more

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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 10 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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#54 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #68 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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The Road to El Dorado is listed (or ranked) 11 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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#91 of 590 The Best Animated Films Everlisted on The Best Soundtracks and Scores by Elton John

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A Boy Named Charlie Brow... is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Girls Just Want to Have ... is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Tiny Toon Adventures: Ho... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Jonathan Winters, Danny Cooksey, Frank Welker
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation is a 1992 American direct-to-video animated film from Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Entertainment. Plans for the film began as early as 1990 and ...more
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Hercules is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston
Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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#35 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #116 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Timefeaturing 12 Reasons Why Disney's 'Hercules' Is Just A Superman Movie In Disguise

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Regular Show: The Movie ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
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J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin
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Santa Hunters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Santa Hunters
Benjamin Flores Jr., Breanna Yde, Mace Coronel
Santa Hunters is a 2014 kids film directed by Savage Steve Holland. A group of children tries to find evidence to prove the existence of Santa Claus.
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Star Trek II: The Wrath ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is a 1982 sci-fi film written by Jack B. Sowards and Nicholas Meyer adn directed by Nicholas Meyer.

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A Very Brady Christmas ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Maureen McCormick, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis
A Very Brady Christmas is a 1988 television film based on the series The Brady Bunch, featuring all of the original actors who appeared in the series except for Susan Olsen, who was on her ...more
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Hey Arnold!: The Jungle ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Mason Vale, Cotton Francesca, Marie Smith
Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie is a 2017 American animated television film based on the Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold! and was directed by Raymie Muzquiz and Stu Livingston. The film answers ...more
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UglyDolls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added
Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe, Wanda Sykes
UglyDolls is a 2019 American computer-animated jukebox musical comedy film directed by Kelly Asbury, based on the plush toys. Moxy (Kelly Clarkson) and her UglyDoll friends travel to the other ...more
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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Spirit: Stallion of the ... is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Planet 51 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
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Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman
Planet 51 is a 2009 English-language Spanish animated science fiction/family comedy film directed by Jorge Blanco, written by Joe Stillman, and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin ...more

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Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Bigfoot