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The Best New Kids Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated November 2, 2020 9.7k votes 9.1k voters 218.7k 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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    The Kid Who Would Be King

    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

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  • 6
    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
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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
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    Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

    Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg

    Released2018

    Directed byGenndy Tartakovsky

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    The Lion King
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    The Lion King

    Donald Glover, Beyoncé

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Favreau

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    Mary Poppins Returns
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    Mary Poppins Returns

    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Released2018

    Directed byRob Marshall

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    Dora and the Lost City of Gold
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    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez

    Released2019

    Directed byJames Bobin

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  • 11
    Abominable
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    Abominable

    Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai

    Released2019

    Directed byJill Culton

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  • 12
    Dumbo
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    Dumbo

    Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

    Released2019

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • 13
    The Secret Life of Pets 2
    85
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    The Secret Life of Pets 2

    Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Renaud

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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Mitchell

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  • 15
    Trolls World Tour
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    Trolls World Tour

    Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake

    Released2020

    Directed byWalt Dohrn

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  • 16
    Playing with Fire
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    Playing with Fire

    John Cena, Brianna Hildebrand

    Released2019

    Directed byAndy Fickman

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  • 17
    A Dog's Way Home
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    A Dog's Way Home

    Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos

    Released2019

    Directed byCharles Martin Smith

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  • 18
    The Addams Family
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    The Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron

    Released2019

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan

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  • 19
    Scoob!
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    Scoob!

    Zac Efron, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2020

    Directed byTony Cervone

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    Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus!
    25
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    Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus!

    Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

    Released2019

    Directed byJhonen Vasquez, Jake Wyatt

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  • 21
    The Angry Birds Movie 2
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    The Angry Birds Movie 2

    Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad

    Released2019

    Directed byThurop Van Orman

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  • 22
    Missing Link
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    Missing Link

    Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Butler

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  • 23
    The Main Event
    5
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    The Main Event

    Adam Pally, Lisa Durupt

    Released2020

    Directed byJay Karas

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  • 24
    Arctic Dogs
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    Arctic Dogs

    Jeremy Renner, Heidi Klum

    Released2019

    Directed byAaron Woodley, Dimos Vrysellas

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    Togo
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    Togo

    Willem Dafoe, Julianne Nicholson

    Released2019

    Directed byEricson Core

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