We all have our own different, unusual and maybe sometimes uniquely weird families. Through all the everything we go through with them, at the end of the day, they are the people who make us who we are. They make us laugh, they make us cry, they make us smile and sometimes, they make us go crazy, but that’s what makes them so amazing. The love, the drama, the chaos, the laughter, the smile and the togetherness make us a family, and our family makes us complete. This list ticks all those boxes. Here we have a list of the best movies that you can watch with your family and enjoy the best family time you can. These movies contain the love, the chaos, the tears, the support, the laughter and the togetherness that all of us crave. So, bring your loved ones together and pick any of these movies and look forward to having the best time together.
15 Best Family Movies to watch on Netflix
This is a tale of love, friendship and family. When two innocent school kids stumble upon a lost looking orphan puppy, they can’t help but quickly be friends with him. Their friendship is innocent and marks a sense of loyalty among all. The story takes a twist when the two kids are kidnapped by some robber and it is up to Benji to save them. A heart-touching and beautiful tale for everyone in your family. A must watch if you are a dog lover or not, a movie where the emotions and feelings are well executed and the characters especially Benji is super adorable.
2. Hachi: A dog’s tale
Based on a true story, this movie will bring you all to tears. A brilliant and heart- touching movie about the relationship between a man and his best friend. Ronnie is a professor and he shows his hero, his dog Hachi to the class. A story of unconditional love between the owner and his dog, Hachi is a symbolism of love and loyalty. Hachi who has a habit of waiting for Ronnie every day at the Shibiya, do it years even after Ronnie has passed. The story that will take you through a rollercoaster of emotions. A movie that is truly worth the watch.
3. Home alone
When an eight-year-old Kevin misbehaves before the night of the big trip, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. Kevin goes to sleep, wishing he had no family and voila, his wish does come to as the huge family leaves to the airport in a hurry without him. Waking up all alone in the huge house, Kevin thinks this is the best time, only to be surprised by two con men who are planning to rob his house. Now it’s up to him to protect as secure the house and stop these two con men. A total package of fun, comedy and thrilling adventures that will transport you and your family from your room to a land of laughter and comedy and loads of fun.
Anna and Elsa are sisters who could never be separated but over the years Elsa just doesn’t seem to come close to Anna what so ever. After the death of their parents, Elsa is to be coronated the queen. But when Elsa reveals her secret power of turning everything into ice, things don’t go as planned. Scared to ruin the town and her people, Elsa run away and makes a home for herself in the mountains but doesn’t realize that her town has already started to turn into ice. Anna, determined to bring her sister back, goes through the journey that she never imagined with Kristoff. The only way to stop the town from being frozen is through true love, will they save their town and themselves before it too late? A heart touching tale of love and family that is unequivocally worth the watch.
Unfortunately, this family movie is streaming only in South East Asian countries at the moment.
5. The Christmas Chronicles
This Christmas, sibling Kate and Teddy have a plan, they are going to capture Santa Claus. But the plan doesn’t fully go as intended when they break Santa’s sleigh. The children of the world are waiting and Christmas must be saved. Watch this heartfelt movie of how Kate and Teddy along with Santa and his loyal elves, go on in their adventure to save Christmas. A story that reminds us of what truly matters, a tale of love, hope and joy. A refreshing tale that is perfect to watch with your family and loved ones.
After a deadly earthquake in the rainforest that he used to live in destroys his son, a young bear has to find a new place to stay. Through his journey to find a new home, this adorable bear find himself running around England. He soon finds shelter in the home of Henry and Mary Brown and is loved dearly by them. But his troubles don’t end here, he is targeted by a Taxidermist Millicent Clyde. A brilliant movie with amazing animation and a great story. A movie that you along with your family can enjoy in a comfy, cosy setting. The warmth and wit of the movie will keep all of you fully entertained.
Living in a foster home, Annie has had a hard-knock life. Living with her foster mother Miss Hannigan and so many other girls, Annie is tough enough to make her way through the streets. But her life changes when a billionaire Will, takes her on the recommendation of his advisors. Will thinks he will be the guardian angel of Annie but with Annie’s positive outlook and happy attitude towards the world, the saviour might be the opposite. A movie with brilliant actors, amazing scenes and really catchy songs throughout the movie. This movie is perfect to watch with your family and will definitely keep you hooked in your seats.
8. Beauty and the beast
An arrogant prince is cursed to live alone in isolation until he can find true love. His hope to live seems to be fading away until he captures a clock master. With a promise to save her father, the clock master’s beautiful and bold daughter, Beauty agrees to take his place. With the help of the Beast’s enchanted servant, Beauty starts to see that the Beast actually has a very sensitive heart behind all these exterior looks. Without realizing they both fall in love with each other but other obstacles arise. The beast doesn’t have much time left, can Beauty save herself and the Beast in time? Or will it be too late?
Unfortunately, this movie has left Netflix but a different version is available on Netflix Japan.
Coco is a truly brilliant story that is based on the famous Mexican holiday, Dia de Meurtos which can also be known as the day of death. When Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician, he didn’t expect his life to become so crazy, so soon. In his search for becoming who he wants to be, he stumbles into the spectacular land of the dead. Meeting a new friend Hector and going places in search of his idol, Miguel’s life takes quite a turn. This is an amazing heartfelt movie with a perfect blend of culture, love, family and learning what truly is important. This movie with amazing visuals, sound and screenplay and is loved by all its viewers. A movie that has captured the heart of many and truly worth watching.
Unfortunately, this movie is available on Netflix Hong Kong only.
August Pullman is mostly like the other kid, he is smart and fun and lives to play but with one difference, he has major facial differences. When entering the fifth grade, Auggie goes through a lot of changes. Homeschool till now, this is a powerful and strong story of a boy that will really make all its viewers think. A movie that will move peoples inspires them in so many ways. A movie that will tell you what is truly beautiful, a movie that talks about issues more than one and keep the audience hooked and touched. So sit back and come together with your family and friends and enjoy this beautifully brilliant movie.
Unfortunately, this movie is available on Netflix Sweden only.
11. Guardian of the galaxy
Peter has stolen an orb from a powerful villain, Ronan. After he realizes what Ronan is truly capable of, he finds himself in the midst of few more misfits Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot. In order to save the galaxy, now he must rely on his team. This is a charming movie and the actors truly have done justice to the characters. A movie filled with comedy, sarcasm, love, action and so much more. This heart-warming, action-packed comedy will keep all of you and your family hooked. So get ready with your popcorn, a movie that you will remember and re-watch again and again.
12. Hunt for Wilderpeople
This adventure action comedy-drama is based on a book. When a boy and his foster father get lost in the wilderness of New Zealand, a national manhunt is started to look for them. A movie that connects the audience directly with the characters. With amazing acting and screenplay, this movie talks about how no matter where you come from, you can be redefined. A perfect blend of the lighthearted yet serious journey that will touch all its viewer’s heart. A great movie to watch if your family so all of you can experience, love, adventure, pain and excitement together.
13. Charlotte’s Web
Wilber the pig has a new home now. In the farm that he currently stays, he makes many new friends. One of his closest friends is charlotte the spider. This movie is a heart-touching tale about friendship and loyalty. When Wilber finds out that he doesn’t have much time left before he ends up in a dinner table, Charlotte takes it upon herself to save Wilber’s life. By coming up with a brilliant plan to save Wilber, Charlotte uses her talent and ability and succeeds in her mission. This thoughtful, entertaining and enchanting movie will move all of its viewers to tears. A movie that will make you understand and appreciate the little things in life. This brilliant movie is a must-watch. You can stream this movie right away and enjoy this really touching movie with your family and loved ones.
A vintage movie that will bring up the sense of nostalgia for all the older viewers and a great something new for the younger ones. A movie of adventure and enchantment. When a teenage girl Sarah has to go through a new and scary adventure to save her brother who was stolen from a goblin king, things get a lot interesting. A truly spectacular movie with great adventure and thrill. That’s not all, this great, beautiful, quirky movie also has amazing catchy songs as a bonus. A true classic that would be great to watch with your family. So, get your popcorn and your drinks, this is a movie that you all will enjoy however many times you’ve watched it.
15. 17 Again
For Mike O’Donnell his high school dream has come true. He fell in love and got married to the love of his life. The only thing at stake was his future as he threw away his chance to become a star as he was high school basketball champion. Now 20 years later, his marriage has fallen apart, his kids think he is good for nothing and he is stuck in a job where he sees no future. But luckily for Mike, he has a chance to go back in time and fix everything as he is magically transformed into a teenager. A movie that asks you, if you could change everything, would you and at what stake? A truly great movie with loads of fun, comedy, love a hint of romance here and there and a great message at the end.