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The Best New Kids Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated March 31, 2021 9.7k votes 9.1k voters 222.5k views68 items

List RulesOnly movies rated G or PG released on or after January, 1 2018.

If you're looking for the best movies to watch with your kids, this list of new movies for kids is for you. Featuring the best kids movies recently released, our ranking of family friendly films includes a variety of movies safe and fun for younger audiences. What is the best new kids movie from the past few years?

Looking for the newest Disney and Pixar movies? They are some of the best movies both kids and adults can enjoy. Other animated movies children will love are the LEGO movies. You'll also find great new family friendly live-action movies, check out the list below. 

Vote up the good new kids movies and see which new and popular children's movies missing from the list.

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    Incredibles 2

    Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter

    Released2018

    Directed byBrad Bird

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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

    John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

    Released2018

    Directed byRich Moore, Phil Johnston

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    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Cooley

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    The Kid Who Would Be King

    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

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    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

    Released2019

    Directed byDean DeBlois

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    Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

    Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg

    Released2018

    Directed byGenndy Tartakovsky

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    The Lion King

    Donald Glover, Beyoncé

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Favreau

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    Mary Poppins Returns

    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Released2018

    Directed byRob Marshall

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    Abominable

    Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai

    Released2019

    Directed byJill Culton

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    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez

    Released2019

    Directed byJames Bobin

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    Dumbo

    Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

    Released2019

    Directed byTim Burton

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    The Secret Life of Pets 2

    Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Renaud

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    Frozen 2

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

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    #405 of 533 The Best Animated Films Ever#56 of 114 The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time

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    Trolls World Tour

    Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake

    Released2020

    Directed byWalt Dohrn

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    Onward

    Chris Pratt, Tom Holland

    Released2020

    Directed byDan Scanlon

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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Mitchell

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    Playing with Fire

    John Cena, Brianna Hildebrand

    Released2019

    Directed byAndy Fickman

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    The Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron

    Released2019

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan

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    Klaus

    Rashida Jones, J.K. Simmons

    Released2019

    Directed bySergio Pablos

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    Sonic the Hedgehog

    James Marsden, Ben Schwartz

    Released2020

    Directed byJeff Fowler

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    A Dog's Way Home

    Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos

    Released2019

    Directed byCharles Martin Smith

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    The Grinch

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones

    Released2018

    Directed byPeter Candeland, Yarrow Cheney

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    A Dog's Journey

    Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin

    Released2019

    Directed byGail Mancuso

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    Minions: The Rise of Gru

    Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin

    Released2020

    Directed byKyle Balda, Brad Ableson