Best Netflix Movies and TV for Families to Watch Together

Last updated: December 4, 2022

When a movie or TV show is a Common Sense Selection, you know you're in for a great family-viewing experience. Age-appropriate? Check! Entertaining? Definitely! Able to inspire excellent discussions with kids and families? You bet. All of these official Selections are available to watch now on Netflix, making it easier than ever for you to find your family's next favorite thing to watch together. See more best-of lists like this.

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

age 13+

Sharp, layered mystery sequel; smoking, drinking, cursing.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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The Swimmers

age 14+

Inspiring true refugee story has sexual violence and peril.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Storybots: Answer Time

age 5+

Zany robots and celeb cameos return in educational series.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Enola Holmes 2

age 12+

Sequel has violence, peril, and positive role models.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Wendell & Wild

age 11+

Inclusive stop-motion film has supernatural scares.

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ONI: Thunder God's Tale

age 6+

Beautiful Japanese mythology series has suspense, fighting.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Waffles + Mochi's Restaurant

age 3+

Foodie puppets return; same food education and celeb fun.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Spirit Rangers

age 3+

Vibrant preschool show celebrates Native American culture.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Thai Cave Rescue

age 10+

Heartrending story of peril, survival, and heroism.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Drifting Home

age 10+

Some violence, peril in imaginative coming-of-age anime.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Ivy + Bean

age 5+

Fun book-based movie has some taunts, imagined peril.

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Lost Ollie

age 7+

Live action meets animation in dark, heartfelt miniseries.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Junior Baking Show

age 5+

British spin-off inspires kind competition, baking skills.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Extraordinary Attorney Woo

age 10+

Charming Korean drama about lawyer with autism.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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The Sea Beast

age 8+

Swashbuckling adventure has kid role model, monster attacks.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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The Bad Guys

age 6+

Book-based animated heist is so fun, it's criminal.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2022)
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Dead End: Paranormal Park

age 10+

Fun, spooky series features LGBTQ+ and racial diversity.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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The Secret Life of Pets

age 7+

Adventure is clever and engaging, despite animals in peril.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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The G Word with Adam Conover

age 14+

Edgy, informative comedy about U.S. gov't has swearing.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Love on the Spectrum U.S.

age 13+

Sweet series challenges stereotypes; has drinking, kissing.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles

age 9+

Furry, futuristic samurai fun; plenty of positive messages.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Heartstopper

age 13+

Sweet, lovable LGBTQ+ romance has teen-friendly content.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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Our Great National Parks

age 6+

Stunning, educational nature show inspires hope; some peril.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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The Last Bus

age 10+

Fantasy violence, brave teens in binge-worthy sci-fi.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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The Creature Cases

age 4+

Dynamic duo investigates animal mysteries in funny series.

Network: Netflix (2022)
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