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10 Family-friendly movies (Nov. '17)

Are you desperately in need for some quality time with your family but you spend all your Netflix time trying to figure out which must-see movies are suitable for all ages? Problem solved: check out these 10 great Family and Kids Movies we highly recommend! 

All movies are currently streaming on Netflix USA. 

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  1. Lion (2016)

    Lion

    A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

    Directed by Garth Davis
  2. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

    Ernest & Celestine

    Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity by forging a life of crime together.

    Directed by Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
  3. The BFG (2016)

    The BFG

    The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

    Directed by Steven Spielberg
  4. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

    Kubo and the Two Strings

    Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.

    Directed by Travis Knight
  5. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

    Beauty and the Beast

    A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic 'Beauty and the Beast' tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

    Directed by Bill Condon
  6. Moana (2016)

    Moana

    The main character will be Moana Waialiki, a sea voyaging enthusiast, and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her family needs her help, she sets off on an epic journey. The film will also include demi-gods and spirits taken from real mythology.

    Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker
  7. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

    Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

    Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.

    Directed by Duwayne Dunham
  8. Pocahontas (1995)

    Pocahontas

    History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her change is coming, and soon she comes face to face with it in the form of Capt. John Smith.

    Directed by Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg
  9. Heidi (2015)

    Heidi

    Heidi, is an eight-year-old Swiss orphan who is given by her aunt to her mountain-dwelling grandfather. She is then stolen back by her aunt from her grandfather to live in the wealthy Sesemann household in Frankfurt, Germany as a companion to Klara, a sheltered, disabled girl in a wheelchair. Heidi is unhappy but makes the best of the situation, always longing for her grandfather.

    Directed by Alain Gsponer
  10. Grease (1978)

    Grease

    Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?

    Directed by Randal Kleiser