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10 Best Kids Movies on Netflix that you can stream right now (December 2023)

Kids’ movies are a complete package and offer everything a viewer can possibly want from a movie. They are made in mind to appease the children, but most of these movies are wholesome and can be enjoyed by all members of the family. Children can experience and live the enchantment of gentle adventures and the thrill of action-packed escapades, immerse themselves in heartwarming tales of love, and witness the unbreakable bonds of friendship and family with these movies. They are a delightful treat that captivates and entertains the young and the young at heart, transcending age barriers. Unleash the spell of imagination with an extraordinary assortment of captivating children’s films, available only on the behemoth Netflix! Immerse the little ones in a world of wonder and adventure with our handpicked selection of the best kids’ movies.

Best Kids Movies on Netflix To Stream Right Now (December 2023)

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

IMDb Rating: 8.7

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%

The Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is an awe-inspiring spectacle. If you ask us, this highly anticipated follow-up is a true feast for the eyes, boasting the same level of visual brilliance and heart-pounding action as its predecessor. We were captivated by this movie from the first moment until the heart-pounding cliffhanger climax. The film was a tremendous success at the box office, generating a whopping $690.5 million in earnings against a $100-150 million budget. After the success of the films, the third movie in the trilogy, titled Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, and a spin-off film focused on a female character, Spider-Woman, is currently being developed.

Voice Cast: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Vélez, Jake Johnson, Jason Schwartzman, Issa Rae, Karan Soni, Shea Whigham, Greta Lee, Daniel Kaluuya, Mahershala Ali, Oscar Isaac, and others

Director(s): Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson

Release Date: June 2, 2023

Running Time: 140 minutes

Klaus 

IMDb Rating: 8.2

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  95%

With the Christmas comedy adventure entertainer Klaus, experience the sheer beauty of meticulously hand-drawn animation and immerse yourself in a heartwarming narrative that will leave you with a smile. We believe that Klaus is not just a film; it’s an instant contender for the coveted title of a holiday classic. Klaus received critical acclaim for its exceptional animation, compelling story, profound emotional depth, clever humor, engaging narrative, and outstanding vocal performances. The film won seven awards at the 47th Annie Awards, which included the prestigious Best Animated Feature category. Additionally, it was honored with the Best Animated Film award at the 73rd British Academy Film Awards.

Voice Cast: Jason Schwartzman, J. K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso, Neda Margrethe Labba, Sergio Pablos, Norm Macdonald, Joan Cusack, and others

Director: Sergio Pablos

Release Date: November 8, 2019

Running Time:  97 minutes

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish 

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is a 2022 animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Universal Pictures. The sequel to the spin-off film Puss in Boots (2011) is the sixth instalment in the Shrek franchise. It is based on the character introduced in Shrek 2 (2004) and draws inspiration from the fairy tale of the same name. With the film, prepare to be whisked away on a delightful adventure, a long-awaited sequel that exceeds all expectations. This sweet, intelligent, and funny film proves that some franchises only become more magnificent with time.

Voice Cast: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek Pinault, Harvey Guillén, Florence Pugh, Olivia Colman, Ray Winstone, Samson Kayo, John Mulaney, Wagner Moura, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Anthony Mendez, and others

Director: Joel Crawford

Release Date: December 21, 2022

Running Time:  102 minutes

The Little Prince

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  92%

The Little Prince is based on the 1943 novella written and illustrated by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. In the film, stop-motion animation is weaved into a computer-animated framing narrative about a young girl who meets the book’s now-elderly aviator narrator, who tells her about his meeting with the Little Prince in the Sahara desert. The film made $97.6 million on a €75 million budget, becoming the most successful French animated picture abroad, and garnered favorable reviews for its animation and tribute to the original material.

Voice Cast: Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Bud Cort, Marion Cotillard, Benicio del Toro, James Franco, Ricky Gervais, Paul Giamatti, Riley Osborne, Albert Brooks, and others

Director:  Mark Osborne

Release Date: May 22, 2015 (Cannes)/August 5, 2016 (Netflix)

Running Time: 108 minutes

The Mitchells vs. the Machines 

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  97%

A dysfunctional family on a road trip must protect Earth against a global robot revolt in The Mitchells vs. the Machines. Animation, voice acting, action sequences, themes, humor, visual effects, and LGBT representation earned the picture rave reviews. Everyone in the family is sure to find something they love in The Mitchells vs. the Machines, whether it’s the hilarious antics, the touching plot, or the fantastic animation.

Voice Cast:  Danny McBride, Abbi Jacobson, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric André, Olivia Colman, and others

Director:  Mike Rianda

Release Date:  April 23, 2021

Running Time:  114 minutes

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  96%

Pinocchio, directed by Guillermo del Toro, lives up to its name in every way. It is a visually spectacular adaptation that embraces the dark nature of its source material, and the story is brought forth on the screen entertainingly and uniquely. It garnered numerous accolades, such as the prestigious Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and three nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, ultimately winning the coveted award of Best Animated Feature Film. Pinocchio made history as the first film from a streaming service to succeed at both ceremonies.

Voice Cast: Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Gregory Mann, Burn Gorman, Ron Perlman, John Turturro, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Tim Blake Nelson, Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, and others

Director(s): Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson

Release Date:  November 9, 2022

Running Time:  117 minutes

Nimona 

IMDb Rating: 7.6

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%

Nimona premiered at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 14, 2023. It was then released in select cinemas on June 23, 2023, and made its streaming debut via Netflix on June 30, 2023. The film garnered positive reviews from critics, who commended its animation, musical score, characters, themes, tone, humor, writing, and vocal performances, with special mention given to Chloë Grace Moretz and Riz Ahmed. Unleashing a torrent of captivating emotions through its breathtaking animation and profound narrative, Nimona emerges as an enchanting animated odyssey that will surely steal your heart.

Voice Cast:  Chloë Grace Moretz, Riz Ahmed, and others

Director(s): Nick Bruno and Troy Quane

Release Date: June 23, 2023

Running Time:  99 minutes

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 

IMDb Rating: 7.5

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%

In the film, Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, seek to uncover the truth behind the garden sabotage plaguing their village. This sabotage poses a threat to the yearly massive vegetable growing contest. This truly remarkable and delightfully peculiar adventure showcases the extraordinary duo of Wallace and Gromit. With its subtle touch and undeniable charm, this remarkable film will transport you to a world where the unexpected becomes the norm.

Voice Cast:  Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, and others

Director(s): Nick Park and Steve Box

Release Date: October 7, 2005

Running Time:  85 minutes

A Monster Calls

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  86%

A Monster Calls garnered positive reviews from critics, who praised Bayona’s direction, acting performances, visual effects, and thematic content. The film had a disappointing performance at the box office, earning only $47 million worldwide. The movie comes from the same-named book by Patrick Ness, which was based on an idea by Siobhan Dowd.

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson, and others

Director: J. A. Bayona

Release Date: January 1, 2017

Running Time: 108 minutes

Sing 2 

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  %

Sing 2 is an animated jukebox musical comedy film produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to the 2016 film “Sing” and serves as the second instalment in the franchise. The movie’s story takes place following the events of the previous film. Buster Moon and his group are organizing a show in Redshore City. They aim to impress an entertainment mogul and convince a reclusive rock star to join them for the performance. The film had a production budget of $85 million and grossed $408 million.

Voice Cast:  Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Bobby Cannavale, Halsey, Pharrell Williams, Nick Offerman, Letitia Wright, Eric André, Chelsea Peretti, Bono, and others

Director(s):  Garth Jennings

Release Date: December 22, 2021

Running Time: 110 minutes

Best Kids Movies on Netflix to Stream Right Now

Movie Name Release Date (United States) Genre IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse June 2, 2023 Animation, Superhero  8.7  95%
 Klaus November 8, 2019 Adventure, Comedy, Animation, Christmas  8.2 95%
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish December 21, 2022 Adventure, Comedy, Animation 7.8 95%
The Little Prince May 22, 2015 (Cannes)/August 5, 2016 (Netflix) Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama 7.7 92%
The Mitchells vs. the Machines April 23, 2021 Sci-Fi, Animation, Comedy 7.6 97%
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio November 9, 2022 Stop Motion Animation, Musical, Dark Fantasy 7.6 96%
Nimona June 23, 2023 Sci-Fi, Adventure, Animation, Comedy 7.6 94%
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit October 7, 2005 Stop Motion Animation, Comedy 7.5 95%
A Monster Calls January 1, 2017 Dark Fantasy, Drama 7.4 86%
Sing 2 December 22, 2021 Animation, Jukebox Musical, Comedy 7.4 72%
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Surya Ravi, an MBA in HR and Marketing, is an aspiring writer, kindle published author and translator. Hailing from the city of pearls, Hyderabad, her strengths are her spirit and optimism. An avid reader, a die-hard romantic at heart, she is a cinema buff and keenly follows the global tele-world. She has found her calling in writing.