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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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How to Train Your Dragon: The ... is listed (or ranked) 2 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) 3 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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Chicken Run is listed (or ranked) 4 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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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Open Season is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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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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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Marley & Me is listed (or ranked) 11 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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The Swan Princess is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Sherlock Gnomes is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 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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Revenge of the Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 16 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) 17 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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Hercules is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Hey Arnold!: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Christopher Lloyd, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Sorvino
Hey Arnold!: The Movie is a 2002 comedy animated film based on the 1996 Nickelodeon animated television series Hey Arnold!. The film follows Arnold, Gerald, and Helga on a quest to save their ...more
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The Spy Next Door is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jackie Chan, Billy Ray Cyrus, Amber Valletta
The Spy Next Door is a 2010 American spy comedy family film directed by Brian Levant, and starring Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Madeline Carroll, Will Shadley, Alina Foley, Magnús ...more
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Santa Hunters is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Instant Family is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner
Instant Family is a 2018 comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.
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Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Bigfoot
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Surf's Up is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Surf's Up
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Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie