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The Best Children's and Kids’ Movies on Netflix Instant is a complete Netflix streaming list for your perusal. All the best family and kids’ films on Netflix streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Netflix service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix instant, so you can catch up on new hit movies and kids film adaptations right in your living room.

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest kids' and children’s comedy movies to watch as the regular DVD service offers. New standout movies like Moana and Zootopia are all available on Netflix streaming as are classic children's and kids’ movies like Disney's Fantasia, The Prince of Egypt, Mulan, and E.T. can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

What are the best Netflix instant children and kids’ movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming family and children’s selection? Are there new family films on Netflix instant? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming children and kids’ films has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite children and kids’ movie isn't on this list of Netflix instant movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best children and kids’ on Netflix instant.

Don't have Netflix Instant? then check out the best kids movies on Amazon Prime or maybe the best family movies on Hulu. Otherwise, the best kids movies on Netflix will keep you and your family entertained for a long time.

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Moana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2016 Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. With the help of a demigod (Dwayne Johnson), Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), the ...more

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Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2008 Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more

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Kubo and the Two Strings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2016 Kubo and the Two Strings is a 2016 American 3D stop-motion action fantasy film directed and produced by Travis Knight. The film revolves around Kubo, a young boy who wields a magical shamisen ...more

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The Secret Life of Pets is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2016 The Secret Life of Pets is a 2016 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Chris Renaud. The quiet life of a terrier named Max (Louis C.K.) is upended when his owner takes in Duke ...more

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Sing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
Sing is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. The film stars the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, ...more

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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
1998 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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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2017 Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film of the same name, itself an adaptation ...more

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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau. Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film ...more

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Trolls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
Trolls is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film based on the dolls of the same name created by Thomas Dam. The film revolves around two trolls on a quest to save their village ...more

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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars ...more

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Stitch! The Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2003 Disney's Stitch! The Movie is a direct-to-video animated spin-off of Lilo & Stitch, released on August 26, 2003. It is often considered more of a backdoor pilot for the spinoff series Lilo ...more

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday is a 2010 American television special that premiered on NBC on November 24, 2010. Featured are the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth ...more

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Tinker Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2008 Tinker Bell is a 2008 computer animated film based on the Disney Fairies franchise produced by DisneyToon Studios. It revolves around Tinker Bell, a fairy character created by J. M. Barrie in ...more

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Antz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
1998 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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An Extremely Goofy Movie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2000 An Extremely Goofy Movie, is a 2000 American direct-to-video animated comedy film made by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Douglas McCarthy, it is the sequel to the 1995 film A Goofy Movie, ...more

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Chicken Run is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2000 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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Meet the Robinsons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2007 Meet the Robinsons is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures on March 30, 2007. The 47th animated feature in ...more

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Smurfs The Lost Village is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
Smurfs: The Lost Village is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and The Kerner Entertainment Company, with animation by Sony Pictures ...more

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The BFG is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
The BFG is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. In the film, an orphan human girl ...more

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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2007 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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Coraline is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2009 Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name. It was produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. Written and ...more

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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treas... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure is a 2009 computer-animated comedy adventure film based on the Disney Fairies franchise, produced by DisneyToon Studios. It is a sequel to the 2008 film, Tinker ...more

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Tinker Bell and the Great Fair... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue is a 2010 computer-animated comedy adventure film based on the Disney Fairies franchise, it is the third installment of the Tinker bell franchise produced ...more

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Princess Protection Program is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2009 Princess Protection Program is a 2009 Disney Channel Original Movie, directed by Allison Liddi-Brown and starring Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato. The film premiered on June 26, 2009 in the United ...more

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Paddington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2014 Paddington is a 2014 British-French comedy film, directed by Paul King, written by King and Hamish McColl, and produced by David Heyman. Based on Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, the film stars ...more

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Air Buddies is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2006 Here's the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies -- the hip-hoppin' B-Dawg, lovely RoseBud, mellow Bud-Dha, ...more

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Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2003 Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade is a Disney direct-to-video animated film released on December 9, 2003. The film is based on the Disney television series Recess. It was released simultaneously ...more

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Lemonade Mouth is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2011 Lemonade Mouth is a 2011 musical drama film based on the book of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes. The film was directed by Patricia Riggen and written by April Blair, and stars Bridgit ...more

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Curious George is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
bri97 added 2006 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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Atlantis: Milo's Return is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return, released in 2003, is Disney's twentieth animated direct-to-video sequel. It is a sequel to the 2001 animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Originally, Disney was ...more

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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2015 Goosebumps is an upcoming 2015 American comedy horror fantasy film directed by Rob Letterman and written by Mike White and Darren Lemke. It is based on the children's book series of the same ...more

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The Road to El Dorado is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
bri97 added 2000 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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Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
1999 Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas is a direct-to-video animated Christmas movie made by Walt Disney Home Video and won the Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 5th Kecskemét Animation ...more

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The Pirate Fairy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2014 The Pirate Fairy (previously known as Quest for the Queen) is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated fantasy film directed by Peggy Holmes. When Zarina (Christina Hendricks) steals Pixie Hollow's ...more

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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
1997 Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves is a 1997 live-action direct-to-video sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Honey, I Blew Up the Kid. It is the third and final film in the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids ...more

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The Search for Santa Paws is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2010 The Search for Santa Paws is a 2010 direct to video film. The movie is a prequel to Santa Buddies, as well as a spin-off from the Air Buddies film franchise and the tenth film in the Air Bud ...more

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Super Buddies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2013 Super Buddies is a 2013 Disney direct-to-DVD family film, directed by Robert Vince and produced by Anna McRoberts. It is the 7th installment in the Air Buddies franchise. The Buddies acquire ...more

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The Little Prince is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
Rubix5055 added 2014 The Little Prince is an upcoming English-language French computer-animated stop-motion fantasy film directed by Mark Osborne. Irena Brignull wrote the script based on the 1943 novel of the same ...more

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The Brave Little Toaster to th... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
1999 The Brave Little Toaster To The Rescue is the first direct-to-video sequel to The Brave Little Toaster. Despite being released after The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars, it is actually the ...more

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Let It Shine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2012 Let It Shine is a 2012 musical television film that premiered on Disney Channel. It features an ensemble cast of Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson and Brandon Mychal Smith. The ...more

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2011 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 is a 2010 comedy film directed by Alex Zamm.

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Next Gen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2018 Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by Kevin R. Adams and Joe Ksander. After awakening a powerful robot in a secret lab, Mai (Charlyne Yi) and ...more

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Girl vs. Monster is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2012 Girl vs. Monster is a 2012 fantasy comedy-horror Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on October 12, 2012. The film stars Olivia Holt as Skylar, a teenage girl who discovers on the eve ...more

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar an... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
1995 The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories is a 1993 animation/family film series written by Eric Carle and directed by Andrew Goff.

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Standing Ovation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2010 Standing Ovation is a musical film written and directed by Stewart Raffill. Produced by Kenilworth Film Productions, Standing Ovation had a limited theatrical release on July 16, 2010. During ...more

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Shrek the Musical is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant

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The Short Game is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Children's and Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant
2013 The Short Game is a 2013 documentary film about 7- and 8-year-old golfers. Directed by Josh Greenbaum, it presents eight entrants in the 2012 U.S. Kids Golf World Championship. The movie ...more