Staying in for the weekend just got a whole lot more entertaining with these family movies on Netflix! Sure to put a smile on your face, and completely kid-friendly – both parents and kids will enjoy watching these movies.

So make some popcorn, grab a cozy blanket and settle in on the couch – here’s 10 fantastic family movies to watch this weekend:

Rango

Recommended for ages 7+

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Ready for a fun animated western film?

Follow Rango, a pet chameleon who gets lost in the desert. While pretending to be a tough guy he lands the position of town sheriff in a corrupt town. A great watch for both parents and kids too.

Space Jam

Recommended for ages 7+

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Remember this one? Introduce your kids to basketball legend Michael Jordan and cartoon legends – Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes characters in this live action with animation movie where they work together against the Monstars!

Wonder

Recommended for ages 13+

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Get the tissues ready! This movie is sure to touch every family member’s heart. Wonder is about a young boy with facial differences who attends a traditional American high school after being home schooled his entire life. Featuring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, the family is sure to love this film.

The Karate Kid

Recommended for ages 7+

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This remake of the classic film features Jaden Smith who falls prey to a bully. In order to defend himself, he starts taking lessons from a martial arts master.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Recommended for ages 7+

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Another classic remake! This one features Johnny Depp as he opens the doors of his candy factory to 5 children and their parents. Follow them through their adventures in the candy factory in this fun musical!

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Recommended for ages 13+

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A great one for older kids! Taking place in 1926 New York, a crazy wizard uncovers a plot that threatens the wizarding community. Follow his journey in this fantasy/adventure film.

The Neverending Story

Recommended for ages 7+

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Follow Bastian on his fantastic adventure in the land of dragons, racing snails and magical creatures! With an 80% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s a film straight from the 1980s, loved by many.

Matilda

Recommended for ages 7+

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This classic from 1996 is about a little girl with hidden powers who uses them to stand up to the bullies in her life! A childhood movie for many of us, now is a fantastic time to share a movie from your younger days with your little ones.

Shrek

Recommended for ages 7+

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Get your laughing pants on and turn on this hilarious family movie on Netflix. Follow Shrek the ogre as he makes his way to retrieve his princess along with a wise cracking donkey. The whole family will be smiling by the end of this film. Make it a movie marathon and watch Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third – also on Netflix.

Ghostbusters

Recommended for ages 13+

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Who you gonna call? (We know you just thought ‘GHOSTBUSTERS!’ or said it out loud!)

Head over to Netflix to watch the original Ghostbusters film where parapsychologists create a business to exterminate ghouls and hobgoblins! The whole family will be singing the main tune by the end of the film.

 

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