Netflix logo on an iPad tablet
Kaspars Grinvalds/

Movies are a great way to spend time with the entire family. With so many Netflix Original kids movies to choose from, you could easily spend your entire night scrolling through the streaming service. Here are the best Netflix Original movies you can stream with your kids right now.

RELATED: The 10 Best Movies on Netflix in 2023

The Willoughbys

In The Willoughbys, four siblings come together to get rid of their selfish parents. They work together to become their own family, only to realize how much they need their parents. Watch as the four siblings try to survive in the world on their own until their parents come home.

Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

Ash, Misty, Brock, and Pikachu are called on by a mysterious trainer to meet Mewtwo. Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution follows the story of the gang’s battle against this artificially made Pokémon’s plans to destroy the world. They’ll do anything they have to so their friends, family, and the rest of the world will be safe.

Next Gen

Life is turned upside down for Mai when she befriends a top-secret robot. In Next Gen, she goes on a journey to take down the villain who created her friend. This Netflix Original story is all about taking on bullies, evil bots, and all those who stand in the way of their travels.

The Princess Switch

When a Chicago baker runs into a soon-to-be princess, they realize they’re long-lost twin sisters. The Princess Switch follows their plan to switch places during Christmas and experience each other’s families. Over two days, they each get to live a life that’s foreign to them, while occasionally missing their old one.

Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale

Netflic Original Puss in Books:: Trapped in an Epic Tale

During his usual parades of fighting ninja pirates, Puss finds a fairy tale book that piques his interest. Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale follows him through this choose-your-own-adventure Netflix Original movie. Each experience poses its own choice, and you have to do all you can to set Puss free.

RELATED: The Best Netflix Original Movies in 2021

The Little Prince

The Little Prince is the story of a little girl who befriends an aviator who tells her unique stories. They learn about the little boy who lives on an asteroid. The stories ignite her imagination and she learns to embrace adventure.


Follow the story of Benji, an orphaned puppy who comes to the rescue of two kids, who end up being abducted. This latest remake of the classic film tackles modern issues throughout.


Netflix may have created a new Christmas classic with this lush animated movie. Klaus tells a reimagined origin story for Santa Claus, envisioned here as a mysterious toymaker in a remote village, where a lazy, entitled postman has been stationed as punishment. Both postman Jesper (voiced by Jason Schwartzman) and recluse Klaus (voiced by J.K. Simmons) must look beyond themselves to embrace generosity and bring peace and happiness back to the village.

Pee-wee’s Big Holiday

It took nearly 30 years, but Paul Reubens’ bow tie-wearing man-child Pee-wee Herman made his long-awaited comeback in Pee-wee’s Big Holiday. Like previous Pee-wee adventures, Big Holiday is a mix of subversive, surreal humor and wholesome goofiness. This road trip story about Pee-wee attempting to get to the birthday party of his new best friend Joe Manganiello (playing himself) has a few raunchy moments but is still perfect for slightly older kids.

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

The second feature-length movie for the mischievous sheep and his barnyard pals, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon finds Mossy Bottom Farm invaded by a very cute alien. The dialogue-free Shaun the Sheep franchise showcases inventive physical humor that appeals to children of all ages and adults, too. And the stop-motion visuals from animation studio Aardman have only gotten more stunning over time.

The Best Streaming Devices of 2023

Roku Streaming Stick 4K
Roku Streaming Stick 4K
Fire TV Stick Lite
Fire TV Stick Lite
Roku Ultra
Best Roku Streaming Device
Roku Ultra
Fire TV Stick 4K
Fire TV Stick 4K
Chromecast with Google TV (2020)
Best Google TV Device
Chromecast with Google TV (2020)
Best Android TV Device
Apple TV 4K (3rd Gen)
Best Apple TV Device
Apple TV 4K (3rd Gen)
Profile Photo for Kennedy Maring Kennedy Maring
Kennedy is a cord-cutting writer who is all about helping others save money. She's been a professional writer for two years, with a year of experience devoted to cord-cutting coverage. Prior to that, she enjoyed writing during her two years at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, where she majored in General Education.
Read Full Bio »