21 Best Family Movies on Netflix Canada These Days

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You made the popcorn, prepared the snacks and snuggled up on the couch. Now is the time to choose the best movie to enjoy with the family. Netflix has a huge library of kids content which can be a bit overwhelming and time consuming to sift through. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best kids movies on the platform right now to make your choice easier.

From superheroes and legos to talking animals and spies, you’re sure to find something on this list to please everyone on your next visit. family movie night.

1. The secret life of pets

Max is a spoiled terrier living his best life with his owner Katie in New York, until one day Katie brings him a new sibling. Struggling to deal with his annoying (and huge!) sibling, Max and his furry brother Duke eventually find themselves entangled in all sorts of trouble, from street feral cats to animal control and finally a gang of abandoned animals. . Will they be able to return home safely with Katie?

2. Peter Rabbit

Based on the classic Beatrix Potter tale, this film combines live action and animation. Join Peter Rabbit and his fluffy family as he gets into trouble with the next generation of the McGregor family from the original novel.

3. Matilda

Faced with a cruel school principal and her shameless family, child prodigy Matilda Wormwood discovers that her brain is even more powerful than she thought: she can make things happen with her mind. In the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s favorite, the young girl learns to use her powers to stand up to the bullies in her life.

4. Abominable

Featuring gorgeous animation, this instant classic follows the adventures of an introverted Shanghai teenager named Yi and the young Yeti she meets on her rooftop. Together they embark on a journey to reunite his new friend Everest with his family at the highest point on Earth.

5. sonic the hedgehog

The world’s fastest hedgehog was just beginning its new life on Earth when its powers were discovered by an evil scientist, Dr. Robotnik. With the help of his new friend, small town sheriff Tom, Sonic must outrun Dr. Robotnik and spoil his plans to rule the world.

6. The bee movie

Barry the bee is unhappy with his life. After graduating, he refuses to be stuck in the hive, so he decides to go out and explore the world. There, he is shocked to discover that humans have been stealing honey from bees for years. Outraged, Barry and his new human friend try to put an end to it.

seven. Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse

If your kids love Spider-Man, they’re in for this animated multiverse adventure. Miles Morales’ growing pains are a little different than most teenagers. When bitten by a radioactive spider, Miles must come to terms with his newfound powers and the discovery that there are others like him. Facing the evil Kingpin with a team of Spider-Man trying to get back to their own universe, will Miles be up for the challenge?

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8. Paddington

After a British geographer discovers a new species of bear with great intelligence and a serious fondness for sweets, one of them shows up at Paddington station in London, where he is picked up by the Brown family and must rebuild a life away from the jungle. .

9. Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

In the coastal town of Swallow Falls, a declining economy forces residents to live on a boring diet of sardines. That is, until budding scientist and inventor Flint Lockwood invents a machine that can turn water into food in hopes of solving the town’s problems. But when the machine breaks down, the town is threatened by tornadoes of spaghetti and giant meatballs! You will definitely need some snacks to go along with this delicious adventure.

ten. Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness

Born half chicken and half hare, Chickenhare desperately wants to belong and feel accepted despite being different. When his evil uncle, Rabbit, escapes from prison, Chickenhare embarks on an adventure with his two trusted friends to find the Dark Hamster, a powerful ancient artifact, before Rabbit gets to him.

11. kung fu panda

When an evil snow leopard threatens Po’s homeland, it’s up to him and his friends to protect everyone. The only problem is that Po is the clumsiest panda there is. Can he work hard to learn the martial arts skills needed to defeat the evildoer? Po’s martial arts adventures continue in Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3also available on Netflix.

12. Shrek

In this unconventional fairy tale, Shrek finally finds the princess of his dreams, but can she ever learn to love an ogre? You Can Never Get Enough Of Shrek, And Luckily Netflix Has You Covered With It All Shrek franchise available for streaming.

13. Megamind

If your child is obsessed with superheroes, Megamind is the perfect spin on the classic good versus evil dynamic. Megamind is the world’s most brilliant supervillain, but when he finally defeats his nemesis, he finds life has lost all meaning. Can he find a way to fill the void?

14. Back to the Outback

Tired of being treated like a spectacle for humans to watch in fear, a group of Australia’s “deadliest” creatures (plus a koala) escape from the zoo. If you were looking for a cure for your children’s fear of snakes or spiders, this might be it.

15. The Lego Movie

Emmet is an ordinary, law-abiding Lego minifigure who is mistaken for The Special, a prophesied hero tasked with saving the world. Armed with nothing but positive thoughts, can Emmet and the League of Super Heroes defeat Lord Business and bring peace to the world?

16. How to train your dragon

Hiccup lives in a world where the rules are quite simple: either you eliminate the dragons or they will eliminate you. But when he traps his own dragon and befriends it, he discovers there’s more to dragons than meets the eye.

17. Smurfs

New York City gets much bluer in this movie when the Smurfs arrive. Watch these blue creatures try to navigate New York in their effort to get home. However, when an evil wizard wants to capture the essence of the Smurfs, things get dicey.

18. happy feet two

You’ll sing along with these adorable penguins in the sequel to happy feet. Erik didn’t inherit the moves of his tap-dancing father, Mumble, so he’s looking for a role model elsewhere. But when new forces threaten the penguin population, father and son must join forces to save their home.

19. turbo

Turbo is a little snail with big dreams. His only wish is to become fast. This wish is granted when a freak accident gives Turbo the power of super speed. Leaving behind his snail-paced life, Turbo ventures to fulfill another impossible dream: to win the Indianapolis 500!

20. Hotel Transylvania

Wishing to protect his granddaughter Mavis from the dangers of the outside world, Count Dracula builds a hotel complex where monsters can be safe from humans. But the world of Dracula is threatened when an ignorant human wanders the hotel during Mavis’ 118th birthday celebration. You will inevitably fall in love with this family of monsters. After watching the original, don’t forget about the sequels! Hotel Transylvania 2 and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation are also available on Netflix.

21. Klaus

In this Netflix Original, a postman is sent against his will to a frozen island plagued by strife and strife. There he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a reclusive toymaker named Klaus and the two work together to bring joy and warmth to the coldest of hearts. Get into the holiday spirit with this heartwarming alternate origin story of Santa Claus.

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