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The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hulu

Updated July 27, 2020 1.3k votes 1.3k voters 114.9k views46 items

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 movies like 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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  • Snoopy, Come Home1
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    Snoopy, Come Home

    Bill Melendez, Christopher DeFaria

    Released1972

    Directed byBill Melendez

    Snoopy, Come Home! is a 1972 animated musical film, released by National General Pictures,...  more
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  • The Swan Princess2
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    The Swan Princess

    John Cleese, Jack Palance

    Released1994

    Directed byRichard Rich

    The Swan Princess is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film based on the ballet "Swan...  more
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  • The Prince of Egypt3
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first...  more
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  • The Road to El Dorado4
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    The Road to El Dorado

    Elton John, Kevin Kline

    Released2000

    Directed byJeffrey Katzenberg, David Silverman, Will Finn, Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul

    The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by...  more
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  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun5
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    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt

    Released1985

    Directed byAlan Metter

    Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan...  more
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  • A Boy Named Charlie Brown6
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    A Boy Named Charlie Brown

    Bill Melendez, Pamelyn Ferdin

    Released1969

    Directed byBill Melendez, Charles M. Schulz

    A Boy Named Charlie Brown is a 1969 American animated musical film, produced by Cinema Center...  more
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  • The Cat in the Hat7
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    The Cat in the Hat

    Daws Butler, Pamelyn Ferdin

    Released1971

    Directed byHawley Pratt

    The Cat in the Hat is an animated musical television special first aired on CBS on March 10,...  more
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  • Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie8
    13
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    Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie

    Mason Vale, Cotton Francesca

    Released2017

    Directed byRaymie Muzquiz, Stu Livingston

    Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie is a 2017 American animated television film based on the...  more
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  • A Very Brady Christmas9
    10
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    A Very Brady Christmas

    Maureen McCormick, Florence Henderson

    Released1988

    Directed byPeter Baldwin

    A Very Brady Christmas is a 1988 television film based on the series The Brady Bunch,...  more
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  • Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation10
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    Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation

    Jonathan Winters, Danny Cooksey

    Released1992

    Directed byAlfred Gimeno, Barry Caldwell, Kent Butterworth, Ken Boyer, Rich Arons

    Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation is a 1992 American direct-to-video animated film...  more
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  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron11
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    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    Matt Damon, James Cromwell

    Released2002

    Directed byLorna Cook, Kelly Asbury

    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was...  more
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    #157 of 557 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time#35 of 80 Animated Movies That Make You Cry The Most

  • Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle12
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    Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

    Angela Bassett, Jeff Bennett

    Released2015

    Directed byPhil Weinstein

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  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World13
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    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

    Released2019

    Directed byDean DeBlois

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action...  more
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  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas14
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    Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

    Brad Pitt, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released2003

    Directed byTim Johnson, Patrick Gilmore

    Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is a 2003 American animated swashbuckling fantasy comedy...  more
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  • Chicken Run15
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    Chicken Run

    Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall

    Released2000

    Directed byPeter Lord, Nick Park

    Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the...  more
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  • Santa Hunters16
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    Santa Hunters

    Benjamin Flores Jr., Breanna Yde

    Released2014

    Directed bySavage Steve Holland

    Santa Hunters is a 2014 kids film directed by Savage Steve Holland. A group of children tries...  more
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  • Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!17

    Released2009

    Directed byNorton Virgien

    Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! is a 2009 traditionally animated film adaptation of the...  more
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  • Wonder Park18
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    Wonder Park

    Brianna Denski, Matthew Broderick

    Released2019

    Directed byDavid Feiss

    Wonder Park is a 2019 American-Spanish computer animated adventure comedy film directed by...  more
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  • Planet 5119
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    Planet 51

    Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2009

    Directed byMarcos Martinez, Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad

    Planet 51 is a 2009 English-language Spanish animated science fiction/family comedy film...  more
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  • UglyDolls20
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    UglyDolls

    Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monáe

    Released2019

    Directed byKelly Asbury

    UglyDolls is a 2019 American computer-animated jukebox musical comedy film directed by Kelly...  more
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  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan21
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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Kirstie Alley, William Shatner

    Released1982

    Directed byNicholas Meyer

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is a 1982 sci-fi film directed by Nicholas Meyer. In the 23rd...  more
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  • Charlotte's Web22
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    Charlotte's Web

    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce

    Released1973

    Directed byCharles August Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

    Charlotte's Web is a 1973 American animated musical film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions...  more
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  • Curious George23
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    Curious George

    Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell

    Released2006

    Directed byMatthew O'Callaghan

    Curious George is a 2006 American animated adventure family film based on the book series by...  more
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  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture24
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    Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Released1979

    Directed byRobert Wise

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 American science fiction film released by Paramount...  more
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  • Rango25
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    Rango

    Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher

    Released2011

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore...  more
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