10 Best Kids Movies on Netflix Right Now!
The 10 Best Kids Movies on Netflix right now. Netflix is one of the best places where you can keep your kids busy and let them have all the fun watching movies they’ve always loved. Well, if you want to get nostalgic and reminiscent about your past, kids movies on Netflix are surely going to add childhood colors back to your life.
From hit movies to Disney animations, Netflix’s catalog has everything you need to enjoy and have fun with your kids. From adventures to animations and childhood stories we watched on television, be prepared as you start to watch these 10 best kids movies on Netflix.
1. Tarzan and Jane
Initial Release: 2002
Directors: Victor Cook, Steve Loter, Don MacKinnon, and Lisa Schaeffer
IMDb: 3/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%
A delightfully dynamic animated Disney movie, Tarzan is truly one of the best kids’ movies ever made! A wonderful animated adventure, Tarzan is perfect for the whole family for Netflix binge-watching.
A young boy was raised by a gorilla named Kala, making him a unique man who is incredibly adept at surviving and thriving in the wild jungle. He discovers that he is actually a human being rather than the gorilla he always thought he was. This journey of discovery is begun by meeting a woman he rescues, Jane Porter.
Tarzan is a classic story that has appealed to people of all ages, and this latest Disney take on the narrative is one of the strongest. That’s why Tarzan and Jane is a great summary for those youngsters that need a recap or a fun movie to watch that follows Tarzan and Jane in their first year of marriage.
2. The Secret of Kells (DVD Only)
Initial Release: 2009
Directors: Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey
IMDb: 7.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%
The Secret of Kells is a critically-acclaimed animated movie exploring the magical tale of a young boy in medieval Ireland. With its uniquely captivating storyline and storytelling methods, The Secret of Kells is a sparkling gem in a seemingly limitless sea of kids’ movies currently available to stream on Netflix.
The protagonist of the story is a young boy named Brendan who lives in a remote area that is being constantly attacked by the barbarians. Brendan’s life changes when a master of the art of book illumination (medieval illustration) from the island of Iona comes to the outpost in which Brendan lives. The mysterious illuminator has a magical, powerful book that needs to be completed. Brendan makes helping achieve this book’s completion his life’s purpose, but will have the wisdom and strength to overcome the challenges involved? He realizes that his success will be crucial in withstanding the barbarian invasions.
Brendan is voiced by Evan McGuire (the adult version of the character is portrayed by Michael McGrath). Aisling is voiced by Christen Mooney, and Abbot Cellach by Brendan Gleeson.
3. The Little Prince
Initial Release: 2015
Directors: Mark Osborne
IMDb: 7.8/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%
A very grown up young girl is living the life that her mother is living. Her mother wants nothing more than to prepare her for life and the way life is so she isn’t surprised by life’s disappointments.
However, every young child needs a little imagination to keep the spirt alive. That’s where her neighbor comes into play. The aviator takes her on adventures and introduces her to a whole new world.
Initial Release: 2000 (update of original 1940 version)
Directors: James Algar
IMDb: 7.3/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%
In 2000, Disney released an updated and improved version of the original Fantasia (1940) movie. Fantasia is a unique kids’ movie that is actually thoroughly entertaining to watch with family on Netflix.
Fantasia is a compilation of colorful, dynamic animations made in the artistic interpretation of famous pieces of classical music. The animations are in sync with the music and carry the viewer along on a beautiful, melodious journey. Fantasia is not only imaginative and inspirational, but educational as well as it exposes the viewer to numerous great works of classical music. There are few kids’ movies one can think of those acquaint viewers with so much edifying cultural content. Kids will be delighted to see beloved Disney characters Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Daisy Duck featured in the film.
Fantasia’s different segments have hosted, and these characters are voiced by prominent actors such as Steve Martin, Itzhak Perlman, Quincy Jones, James Earl Jones, Penn Jillette, and James Levine.
5. Dreamworks How to Train Your Dragon Legends
Initial Release: 2011
Director: Tom Owens
IMDb: 7.9/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 74%
We all know the movie, “How to Train Your Dragon”. Set in a fantastical world of dragons and heroes. It is based on author Cressida Cowell’s series of books.
The two main characters of the story, Hiccup, a Viking, and his dragon and loyal friend, Toothless, discover an ice cave where live hundreds of dragons, in addition to the Dragon Rider. A tyrant called Drago Bludvist ruthlessly seeks to conquer the world, humans and dragons alike. Hiccup and Toothless have to contend with not only Drago himself but his fearsome army of dragons and men.
Hiccup is voiced by Jay Baruchel, while Toothless is voiced by Randy Thom. Djimon Hounsou voices the tyrant, Drago. The great thing about this movie? It spun off a set of “shorts”. One whole season to be exact. In the series you will learn about different species of dragons.
There will be trials and tribulations, but more than likely you’ll find the magic in this one.
6. LEGO DC Comics: Batman Be Leaguered
Initial Release: 2014
Director: Rick Morales
IMDb: 6.8/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%
The Justice League is banned together but what happens when they start disappearing and they can’t be found? It’s up to Batman to make it right.
This is great for those that want a quick show to just pass a few minutes before nap time!
7. We’re Back A Dinosaurs Story
Four fun-loving dinosaurs take a trip to New York City, courtesy of Capt. Neweyes. The time-traveling alien is intent on bringing some joy to the lives of the children of the Big Apple. After eating a potion to boost their smarts and cuddliness, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops Woog), Pterodactyl Elsa and Hadrosaur Dweeb hit the town! But trouble soon arrives when Neweyes’ evil brother hatches a devious plot.
8. Mulan II
Initial Release: 1998
Directors: Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook
IMDb: 7.5/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%
Mulan II is an enchanting Disney animation with a story that provides a refreshing change in the traditional portrayal of female characters.
One of Disney’s most exciting animated movies, Mulan II is a retelling of an ancient Chinese folktale about a young woman who goes to battle in the place of her weak and disabled father, in order to save his life. Her actions elevate her to the status of a heroic figure for China. Mulan’s ancestors are watching over her, and are alarmed for her safety. They send a dragon named Mushu to stop her. Mushu, however, finds that he cannot persuade her not to fight and decides to assist her in battle instead.
The characters of Mulan is voiced by Ming-Na Wen (except for the parts in which the character is singing, which are provided by Lea Sabnga). Grandmother Fa is voiced by June Foray, while the Emperor is voiced by Pat Morita.
9. Lilo and Stitch
Initial Release: 2002
Directors: Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders
IMDb: 7.2/10 | Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%
Lilo and Stitch is a Disney animated kids’ movie full of adventure and comedy.
Lilo is a young, energetic Hawaiian girl who finds a mysterious creature she decides to make a pet. This creature is Stitch, who is actually an extraterrestrial and fugitive from the law of his planet! He is the product of malevolent scientist Dr. Jumba Jookiba’s genetic experiment. Stitch was supposed to be imprisoned on an asteroid, but he bravely escaped and chose Earth as a place of hiding and refuge.
Soon after he arrives in Hawaii, Lilo finds him and decides that he is just like a dog and needs someone to take care of him. Will Dr. Jookiba find him and take him away from his new friend, or will Stitch remain safe and happy in his new home and life?
Lilo is voiced by Daveigh Chase, while Stitch is voiced by Christopher Michael Sanders.
10. Lilo and Stitch 2
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