Family Movies on Netflix To Watch Right Now

Family Movies on Netflix are the most searched word on their Internet. What sets these movies apart? These movies are a pack of entertainment, love, horror,child-like, sensational, and tragedic. Family time is a must, and so are the family movies on Netflix. Netflix is one of the platforms that serve the viewers’ interests, and the cherry on the cake will be binge-watching together.

In our family in India, we follow a tradition to leave everything and eat together. And we do it for movies too. This shows the delicate relationship that everyone in our family shares. And teamwork is always better than an individual’s work. It gives you a sense of belongingness and pride. If you agree with me, then you should also practice our tradition as it binds us and brings optimism in life. We have a long list of family movies on Netflix that you definitely need to watch right now.

1.  Cinderella Pop

The movie “Cinderela pop” is a Brazilian romance film directed by Bruno Garotti. The movie is also called “DJ Cinderella”. The cast Maisa Silva as Cíntia Dorella, Filipe Braganca as Freddy Prince, Fernanda Paes Leme as Patrícia, Letícia Faria Pedro as Graziella. Cíntia Dorella is a 17-year-old teenager who resides with her parents in a beautiful house.

She watches the world crumble when she understands her father, Cesar, was cheating on her mother, Ana. Cesar gets hitched to Patricia with two additional stepsisters. After her parents get divorced, she movies with her aunt and her boyfriend, who taught lessons on Dj. Cintia dreamt of becoming a professional Dj, she always told her aunt to play at their parties. The first time she played when she went to a senior party, and an elderly lady asked to stop her play. Meanwhile, Freddy Prince was a popular lyricist and was invited to Cintia’s stepsister party. Rafael asks her to play at this party. When she went there, she realized that she was performing for her stepsister.

With a masquerade, Freddy arrives at the Dj booth where she was playing. He instantly falls in love with her. Freddy asks her to dance with him but is afraid of her father disapproves. Later he keeps trying to find her but fails. Both end in dating and work collectively in the music industry. At the same time, Patricia does not allow her to be committed. Will the couple boom in the music industry?

2. A Cinderella story: A Christmas Watch

This movie is an American new generation comedy musical film written and directed by Michelle Johnston. The cast includes Laura Marano as Kat Decker, Gregg Sulkin as Dominic Wintergarden, Isabella Gomez as Isla. Also features Barclay Hope as Terrence Wintergarden. Maddie Phillips as Skyler and Johannah Newmarch as Deirdra Decker.

Katherine  “Kat” Decker is a teenage girl who aspires to become a singer and songwriter. After her father died, her evil stepmother took care of her with two stepsisters. They controlled her, made her work as a servant, took a big part of her wage. Kate also works with her friend, Isla, under her strict boss. Additionally, a new employee, Nick, son of a billionaire, Terrence joins. Nick sends an invitation to her, and later they both get attracted to each other.

The next day he reveals her identity and tells her to do the same. Isla persuades her to go to the party and gives her a green dress. The next morning her stepmother steals her dress and burns an invitation to stop her from going. On the day of the event, Kat’s dog stumbles upon the invitation. Isla uses her position as a dressmaker for the events and performs poorly on the stage. Nick’s girlfriend tries to get together but breaks up with her. Later, Kat knocks out one of the performers and is forced to show up as snow queen for the next stage.

Nick and Kat finally find each other and apologizes for hurting her. And he advises him to chase after her dreams for her father. Kat gives an amazing performance to the audience with a new song. Later Terrence offers her help as he gets to know about her family. And eventually, Nick and Kat finally accept each other, and the story ends.

3. The Emoji Movie

The movie is a 2017 animated comedy movie directed by  Tony Leondis, written by Leondis, Eric Siegel, and Mike White. The cast includes T.J. Miller as Gene Meh, James Corden as Hi-5, Anna Faris as Jailbreak, Maya Rudolph as Smiler, and Steven Wright as Mel Meh. Gene is an emoji that resides in Textopolis, a digital city inside the phone of Alex. He is the son of two meh emoji’s, Mel and Mary, and can take multiple expressions. His parents hesitate that he may go out to work, but Gene insists he does so. When he received a text from his crush, Alex decides to send an emoji.

And when  Gene is appointed, he calls Smiler, a smiley emoji, and therefore concludes him malfunction. Hi-5 rescues him as he is chased by the bot. He also informs Gene that he can be fixed by a hacker and Hi-5 companies. Later they make an Instagram app when Mel reveals that he is also a malfunction. As they travel through Spotify, Jailbreaks starts liking Gene the way he is. During the three emojis travel through their apps, they discover a great danger that could threaten their phone’s existence.

4. Zapped

The movie “Zapped” is an American television film that is solely made for the Disney channel. It casts Zendaya as Zoey Stevens, the central character of the film, Zendaya as Zoey Stevens, the central character of the film, and Emilia McCarthy as Taylor, Zoey’s rival, school diva. Also, it features Spencer Boldman as Jackson, Zoey’s love interest, and former boyfriend of Taylor’s, Louriza Tronco as Yuki, Taylor’s best friend, and Lucia Walters as Jeannie Stevens, Zoey’s mom. Adam, Zach & Ben’s stepmom.

Zoey Stevens is an average 16-year old whose mother is remarried. They moved in with her new stepfather and three stepbrothers. They always want to be a part of becoming a captain on the basketball team, Ben always gets dirty, and Zach, the middle child. While their father is the coach on the basketball team. As soon as Joey arrives at the new school, Adam abandons her and bonds with Rachel.

She accidentally leads her to the wrong side of the school. Later she learns that her shoes are spoiled by her brothers. And eventually, Joey tries to use a dog app but found it malfunctioning. And this app creates a fuss in the whole story. Will they overcome the fuss or be wrapped in the problems?

5. How To Train Your Dragon

How To Train Your Dragon

The movie “How To Train Your Dragon” is an animated action fantasy movie based on the book of the same name. The film was directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois. There are two sequels of it, and called “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” The cast includes Jay Baruchel as Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the awkward son of Stoick the Vast, America Ferrera as Astrid Hofferson, Hiccup’s fellow student in dragon training and his love interest, and Gerard Butler as Stoick, the captain of Berk and Hiccup’s father.

Also, it features Craig Ferguson as Gobber the Belch, Berk’s blacksmith, a close friend of Stoick’s and teacher of the tribe’s young dragon-training recruits, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Fishlegs Ingerman, an enthusiastic young man with a depth of knowledge in dragon lore which he often relates in role-playing game style. While Jonah Hill as Snotlout Jorgenson, one of Hiccup’s dragon-training classmates. Snotlout is brash, overconfident, and fairly unintelligent, but reliable, and Robin Atkin Downes as Ack, a blond-bearded Viking.

On the island of Berk, Hiccup, a 15-year-old kid, lives in the shadow of his Viking Chief of a father. To nurture his manhood and earn the massive respect of his fellow Vikings. Hiccup believes that he must tackle the difficult task of capturing a dragon. During one of the village’s war, he sees a night fury, one of the most followed dragons on the island, and shoots it. To find the identity, he goes looking for him and finds him. And later, he realized that the dragons are not all that the Vikings have believed.

6. How To Train Your Dragon 2

How To Train Your Dragon 2

The movie “How To Train Your Dragon 2 ” is the second sequel to the movie based in 2010. It cast the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Kit Harington, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, and Kristen Wiig, along with Cate Blanchett and Djimon Hounsou. The film has received recognization for its animation, voice acting, musical depth, serious tone, emotional depth, and darker. It has made a remarkable $621 million worldwide, making it the 12th highest-grossing film of 2014.

It has been five years when Hiccup and Toothless successfully united Vikings and dragons on their island. While Astrid, Snotlout, and the rest of the team are challenging each one to dragon races. And they face a new foe called Drago, a man starting a battle with dragons to conquer the whole world once and for all. Traveling away from Berk, he comes across his lost mother and has been riding the dragons’ way before he has. Does Hiccup have to take on Drago and his army?

7. Small Foot

The movie “Small Foot” is a 2018 American animated produced by the Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It casts Channing Tatum as Migo, a young male Yeti who is determined to prove the existence of the Smallfoot, James Corden as Percy Patterson, a  filmmaker of wildlife documentaries trying to get back in the limelight, who becomes Migo’s Smallfoot best ally.

And Zendaya is Meechee, a young female yeti, the Stonekeeper’s daughter, Thorp’s younger sister, the leader of S.E.S., and Migo’s love interest, and Gina Rodriguez as Kolka, a female yeti who is part of the S.E.S features in the movie. Additionally, Common as Stonekeeper, the condescending yeti chief and father of Thorp and Meechee, and Danny DeVito as Dorgle, a short male Yeti who is the village gong ringer and Migo’s widowed father, plays in the movie.

Yetis reside on the top of a mountain in the Himalayas, Nepal. Migo is also a Yeti who abides by the law of the ancient stones held by the Stonekeeper, the Yeti’s head. Migo’s father sends himself through the air every morning to hit a gong with his head. He further believes that if he continues to do like this, then he allows the sun to rise. In the process of learning, Migo falls in love with the daughter of the Stonekeeper and misses the gong.

Migo, therefore, watches a plane crash and finds a “small foot”.  Migo wants to share it with the villagers but has no proof. One day suddenly, he visits Gwangi, Kolka, and Fleem, who brings him to the Smallfoot Evidentiary Society (S.E.S.), which is led by Meechee. She asks him to be lowered below the clouds despite the stones indicating there is nothing underneath. Migo agrees to it and falls where he discovers the land.

8. Benji

The movie “Benji” is an American drama written and directed by Brandon Camp and produced by Blumhouse Productions. The cast includes Gabriel Bateman as Carter Hughes, Darby Camp as Frankie Hughes, Kiele Sanchez as Whitney Hughes, and Gralen Bryant Banks as Sam King. It also features Will Rothhaar as Syd Weld, Angus Sampson as Titus Weld, Jim Gleason as Captain Newsome, Lacy Camp as Officer, and James W. Evermore as Hot Dog Vendor.

Benji is a lovable dog who becomes a stray dog after the pound takes his mother. As soon as he comes old, Benji shares a bond with two siblings, and the kids too, feel a deep connection. As the father dies, Benji and the kids grow together and share happy moments. But when the mother finds the dog in the house, she asks them to get rid of him. Later, the two kids are kidnapped, and Benji comes to help them.

9. The Little Mermaid(2018)

The Little Mermaid

The movie “Little Mermaid” is an American action fantasy adventure film.  It is directed by Blake Harris, co-directed by Chris Bouchard, and produced by Armando Gutierrez and Robert Molloy. The cast includes William Moseley as Cam Harrison, a reporter, and Elle’s uncle, Poppy Drayton as Elizabeth, the mermaid, Armando Gutierrez as Locke, a wizard who has enslaved Elizabeth and Shirley MacLaine as Eloise, Rose and Lily’s grandmother.

Additionally, it features Shanna Collins as Thora, a fortune-teller who possesses paranormal powers, including telekinesis and the ability to stop time, Gina Gershon as Peggy Gene, a woman who claims to be cured of madness, and Poppy Drayton as Elizabeth, the mermaid.

A grandmother tells her two granddaughters the story “The Little Mermaid “. The mermaid princess is tricked by a wizard and is forced to live a life away from her ocean home.  When her granddaughters inform her that she does not believe in the story that she is narrating. Then, she starts a tale of a girl who met a mermaid. Is there a real story that her grandmother is narrating?

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10. Despicable Me

The movie “Despicable Me” is a 2010 American animated comedy movie produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. The cast includes Steve Carell as Gru, Jason Segel as Vector, Miranda Cosgrove as Margo, Dana Gaier as Edith, and Elsie Fisher as Agnes. Also, Will Arnett as Mr. Perkins, Kristen Wiig as Miss Hattie, Julie Andrews as Gru’s mom, and Pierre Coffin as Kevin, Tim, Bob, Mark, Phil, and Stuart feature in the movie.

Gru, a villain, gets hurt when his rival steals the great pyramid of Giza and replaced it with a duplicate one. To retaliate, he and his assistant Dr. Nefario and his troupe of Minions creates a plan to steal Earth’s moon. And therefore, Gru takes a loan from Mr. Perkins, the director. Perkins asks Gru to show his knack for stealing.

While on the task, he meets the supervillain, Vector, who is the professional behind the Pyramid heist. Until the day he encounters, he meets three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that none has seen, a potential dad. The world’s supervillain has just met his one of the greatest challenge: three little kids named Margo, Edith, and Agnes. But will it be a walk in the park for the sweet devil with pure soul?

11. Puss In Boots

Puss In Boots

The movie “Puss In Boots” is a 2011 American animated adventure comedy movie produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by Chris Miller, conjointly directed Shrek the Third (2007), from a book by Tom Wheeler and a plot by Brian Lynch, Will Davies, and Wheeler.

It stars Antonio Banderas as Puss in Boots, a fugitive from the law, and a hero of San Ricardo, Salma Hayek as Kitty Softpaws, a street-savvy Tuxedo cat who is Puss’ female counterpart and love interest, Zach Galifianakis as Humpty Alexander Dumpty, the mastermind who intends to retrieve the Golden Eggs from the one of a kind Goose and Billy, Bob Thornton and Amy Sedaris known as Jack and Jill respectively.

It is about an anthropomorphic cat with, Puss a signature pair of boots, and runs from law. He educates himself that the outlaw couple Jack and Jill have magic beans that he was longing for years leading to a giant’s castle. The castle contains golden eggs. WhenPuss tries to steals from an outlaw’s room, a hitcat was hired to hunt him down, and the hitcat is a female cat called Kitty Softypaws.

Puss confronts Kitty about his origin tale and talks about his feelings of betrayal for misadventures. And for that misadventure, he has been on the run since then. Humpty, his ally, convinces Puss to join them in finding the beans and retain the golden eggs. Puss and Kitty enter into a romantic relationship. When celebrating their victory, the group is hunted by Jack and Jill, who knocks Puss unconscious.

Though still considered a criminal by the law, Puss gives an effort to save Ricardo and makes him a hero once again. Puss sets off on a new adventure as the police arrive and bids Kitty, who steals his boots. In the epilogue, Jack and Jill recover from their injuries, Humpty is seen in the castle in the sky collectively with Goose and Great Terror. Puss and Kitty dance together and therefore shares a kiss.

12. We Can Be Heroes

The movie “We Can Be Heroes” is an American superhero movie written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is a complete sequel to Lavagirl and The Adventures of Sharkboy. The cast includes YaYa Gosselin as Missy Moreno, Hala Finley as Ojo, Ms. Granada’s stepdaughter, Lyon Daniels called as Noodles, Invisi Girl’s boy, Nathan Blair known as Wild Card, Tech-No’s boy, Andy Walken called as Wheels, Miracle Guy’s boy, Lotus Blossom called as Capella, Ms. Vox’s girl and Dylan Henry Lau called as Slo-Mo, Blinding Fast’s son.

Additionally, it features Vivien Blair as Guppy, Sharkboy and Lavagirl’s daughter, Isaiah Russell-Bailey as Rewind, Crimson Legend & Red Lightning Fury’s son, Akira Akbar as Fast Forward, Crimson Legend & Red Lightning Fury’s daughter, and Andrew Diaz as Facemaker, Crushing Low’s son.

Missy Moreno is at her house with her dad, Marcus Moreno, when they receive that aliens are invading. She goes into Heroics Headquarters and is put in the vault with distinct kids of the Heroics. She meets other kids like Wheels, Ojo, A-Capella, Slo-Mo, Face Maker, the Wild card, and Guppy. The children usually watch wars between the Heroics and Aliens on television, which ends in Heroics being captured.

Missy learns that Ojo’s drawings speak about the future. When the drawing indicates that aliens break into the vault, the kids quickly make a plan to hide. Later, the children reside with Missy’s grandmother, a trainer of Heroics. She helps them to master their powers and works as a troupe. As soon as the alien arrives, the grandma sends them through a tunnel, and she is captured. The kids locate an empty alien craft and use it to navigate to their mothership. Guppy makes a replica of the cell key from the tears of children and opens the gate.

A war begins between the aliens and the children, and simultaneously Wildcard is caught and therefore questioned. Wheels hack into the motherboard, and Ojo reveals that she can speak and is the head of the Aliens. Missy co-operates with the Wildcard while Facemaker managed to switch places with him. With the children holding onto aliens, Wheels and Noodle removes the motherboard and swap it with a new one to deactivate the rocket of the aliens. To the kid’s surprise, their parents come out of the rocket. Ojo reveals that she and Ms grandma faked the takeover, and they were trained in the meanwhile process. Later they reunite with their kids, and soon they are ready to save the world.

13. Over The Moon

The movie ” Over The Moon ” is an American-Chinese animated musical family fantasy movie co-directed by John Kahrs and directed by Glen Keane. The film was produced by Pearl Studio and Netflix Animation. It stars the voices of Cathy Ang as Fei Fei, the 14-year-old girl who believes in Change ever since the loss of her mother, Robert G. Chiu as Chin, Mrs. Zhong’s 8-year-old son, and Fei Fei’s stepbrother, and Phillipa Soo as Chang’e, the mythical Moon goddess who yearns to be with her true love Houyi again.

The moon goddess Chang’e asks Fei Fei to take a portion of immortality that changes her to the goddess and ascend to the one without her lover. In the preparation of the annual Moon Festival, Fei Fei’s family makes mooncakes for the village. However, her mother falls ill and gifts her a bunny, Bungee, before passing away. Four years later, her father, John, moved on and remarried, sending her into the loop. She is not yet overcome by the loss of her mother, and she is now asked to welcome another lady into her life along with a stepbrother.

She panics and wants to explore the legend about a moon goddess who is waiting for her love. Additionally, she builds a rocket and takes off into the stars along with the bright creatures inspired by the Chinese tradition of the moon. Meanwhile, a character called the Gobi is always there by her side during a production meeting. Will she able to stop her father from marrying again? Will she prove the story narrated by her dead mother?

14. The Grich

The Grinch

The movie ” Grich” is also called Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. It is an animated Christmas fantasy comedy movie produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, a resentful, disgruntled, cave-dwelling, green creature who hates Christmas, Rashida Jones as Donna Who, Cindy Lou’s overworked single and widowed mother, Cameron Seely as Cindy Lou Who, a kind-hearted young resident of Whoville and Kenan Thompson as Bricklebaum, a jolly citizen of Whoville who lives near The Grinch.

Also, it features Angela Lansbury as Mayor McGerkle, the Mayor of Whoville, Pharrell Williams as the Narrator, and Tristan O’Hare as Groopert, Cindy Lou’s best friend. In the town of Whoville, human alike individuals known as Whos is filled with amusement about celebrating Christmas. However, the only person who is amused about The Grinch is Max. Meanwhile, Lou observes that her mother is overworking to care for her brothers. And plans to send a letter to Santa Claus and learns that it will take a month to reach there.

So, she decided to trap Santa with her friends. The Grinch plans that he will slip Christmas from Whoville. On the eve of Christmas, Santa disguise and crafts a dozen of gadgets to help him. After stealing every Christmas present and decoration, the Grinch and Max head to Mount Crumpit to dispose of him. Later, the Grinch and Max slide back to Whoville to return the stolen items.

Later, Cindy invites him to celebrate Christmas at her house, where he attends. When he was having his dinner, he confessed that it was not really Christmas he hated but was isolated and neglected. With this, the Grinch finally accepts the Who’s friendship and celebrates Christmas with them.

15. The Princess Switch

The Princess Switch

The movie ” The Princess Switch” is an American Christmas romantic comedy movie directed by Mike Rohl from a screenplay by Robin Bernheim and Megan Metzger. The cast includes Vanessa Hudgens as Stacy De Novo and Lady Margaret Delacourt, Duchess of Montenaro, Sam Palladio as Prince Edward Wyndham, Nick Sagar as Kevin Richards, Alexa Adeosun as Olivia Richards, and Mark Fleischmann as Frank De Luca.

Also, Suanne Braun as Mrs. Donatelli, Sara Stewart as Queen Caroline Wyndham, Pavel Douglas as King George Wyndham, Amy Griffiths as Brianna Michaels, and Robin Soans as Kindly Old Man features in the movie. Stacy DeNovo runs a famous pastry shop in Chicago with her friend Kevin. Kevin has a girl kid called Olivia and looks at Stacy as a big sister. Stacy has recently broken up with her recent boyfriend.

She takes a spontaneous trip to Belgravia at the suggestion of her best friend, Kelvin. She is a free will but obligated royally. Further, she wants the one last chance to experience her life as a normal person before she marries the crown prince of Belgravia. Will she able to live an ordinary life just like us?

Komal Priyadarshini

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