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The Best New Kids Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated November 2, 2020 10.3k votes 9.1k voters 220.0k views56 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-Verse2
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    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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  • Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 23
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    John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

    Released2018

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  • Toy Story 44
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    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Cooley

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  • The Kid Who Would Be King5
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    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

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  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World6
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    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett

    Released2019

    Directed byDean DeBlois

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  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation7
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    Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

    Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg

    Released2018

    Directed byGenndy Tartakovsky

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  • The Lion King8
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    The Lion King

    Donald Glover, Beyoncé

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Favreau

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    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

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  • Abominable10
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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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  • Dumbo12
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    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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    Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake

    Released2020

    Directed byWalt Dohrn

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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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    A Dog's Way Home

    Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos

    Released2019

    Directed byCharles Martin Smith

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  • Frozen 218
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    Frozen 2

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

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  • Onward19
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    Chris Pratt, Tom Holland

    Released2020

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    Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron

    Released2019

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan

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    Rashida Jones, J.K. Simmons

    Released2019

    Directed bySergio Pablos

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  • A Dog's Journey22
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    Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin

    Released2019

    Directed byGail Mancuso

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  • Christopher Robin23
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    Christopher Robin

    Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell

    Released2018

    Directed byMarc Forster

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  • Dolittle24
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    Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas

    Released2020

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  • A Wrinkle in Time25
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