School Closed for Coronavirus? Here Are the Best Kids’ & Family Films on Netflix USA!

If your local schools are closed and you’re having to entertain the children at home a bit more than normal then firing up Netflix and choosing a great kids’ film is a good way to kill time and reduce boredom. Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service including many family-friendly and children’s films – but how do you know which ones are worth watching? Well, we thought we would put together a list of the top 20 highest rated kids’ movies on Netflix USA (according to our unique rating system) – why not take a look and let us know which are your favourites?

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best kids’ movies on Netflix USA as of today (March 16 2020):

1) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
New on Netflix Rating: 85.8%
Year: 1981
Duration: 1hr 55m
Genre: Action & Adventure, Classic Action & Adventure, Adventures, Children & Family Films, Classic Films
When Indiana Jones is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
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2) My Life as a Zucchini
New on Netflix Rating: 84.75%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 7m
Genre: Family Comedies, Films Based on Books, Swiss Movies, Children & Family Films, Comedies, International Comedies, Dramas, International Dramas
A 9-year-old boy finds his life upended when he’s sent to live in an orphanage in this stop-motion animated tale of loss, friendship and young love.
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3) A Little Princess
New on Netflix Rating: 83%
Year: 1995
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films, Dramas, Tearjerkers
With her father fighting in World War I, young Sara enrolls in boarding school and clashes with a headmistress who tries to stifle her self-worth.
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4) Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus
New on Netflix Rating: 83%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 11m
Genre: Family Comedies, Children & Family Films, Comedies, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
When Zim reappears to begin the next phase of his evil alien plan to conquer Earth, his nemesis Dib Membrane sets out to unmask him once and for all.
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5) The Breadwinner
New on Netflix Rating: 82.25%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 33m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Irish Films, Children & Family Films, Dramas, Social Issue Dramas
A courageous 11-year-old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy and takes on odd jobs to provide for her family when her father is arrested.
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6) Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection
New on Netflix Rating: 82%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 29m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Disney Films, Animal Tales
This collection of 12 short films from Disney includes “Frozen Fever,” the Mickey Mouse short “Get a Horse!” and Oscar winners “Paperman” and “Feast.”
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7) The Little Prince
New on Netflix Rating: 81.6%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 46m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films
When an overscheduled girl befriends an eccentric aviator, he regales her with tales about the adventures of an unusual boy who lives on an asteroid.
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8) Incredibles 2 (Spanish Version)
New on Netflix Rating: 81.25%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 57m
Genre: Family Comedies, Action Comedies, Children & Family Films, Disney Films, Comedies
When Elastigirl gets recruited for a high-profile crime-fighting mission, Mr. Incredible takes on his toughest assignment ever: full-time parenting.
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9) The Incredibles 2
New on Netflix Rating: 81.25%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 57m
Genre: Family Comedies, Action Comedies, Children & Family Films, Disney Films, Comedies
When Elastigirl gets recruited for a high-profile crime-fighting mission, Mr. Incredible takes on his toughest assignment ever: full-time parenting.
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10) LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE
New on Netflix Rating: 81%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 8m
Genre: Children & Family Films
A trio of siblings gets trapped in a secret temple, where they must navigate a risky obstacle course to make it out. Inspired by the ’90s game show.
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11) Hugo
New on Netflix Rating: 80.5%
Year: 2011
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films, Dramas
Living inside a Paris train station, an orphan eludes the rigid stationmaster, meets a legendary filmmaker and finds the key to unlocking his destiny.
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12) Wish Man
New on Netflix Rating: 80%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 47m
Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Children & Family Films, Dramas
After surviving a life-threatening accident, a troubled cop finds new purpose when he bonds with a terminally ill little boy. Based on a true story.
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13) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
New on Netflix Rating: 79.4%
Year: 1989
Duration: 2hr 7m
Genre: Action & Adventure, Classic Action & Adventure, Adventures, Children & Family Films, Classic Films
Accompanied by his father, Indiana Jones sets off on his third adventure to explore the cradle of civilization on a perilous hunt for the Holy Grail.
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14) A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
New on Netflix Rating: 79.25%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 26m
Genre: Family Comedies, British Films, Children & Family Films, Animal Tales, Comedies
Shaun and the flock race to help an adorable alien find her way home after her ship crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm and sparks a UFO frenzy.
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15) Tarzan
New on Netflix Rating: 78.6%
Year: 1999
Duration: 1hr 28m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films, Disney Films
After being shipwrecked off the African coast, a lone child grows up in the wild, and is destined to become lord of the jungle.
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16) Corpse Bride
New on Netflix Rating: 78.5%
Year: 2005
Duration: 1hr 17m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Kids’ Music, Musicals
Just as he’s about to be married, Victor is sucked into the underworld by a Corpse Bride who desires him for herself in this Tim Burton tale.
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17) The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
New on Netflix Rating: 77.5%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 53m
Genre: Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films, Dramas, Political Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Independent Films
Inspired by a science book, 13-year-old William Kamkwamba builds a wind turbine to save his Malawian village from famine. Based on a true story.
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18) The Rainbow Troops
New on Netflix Rating: 77%
Year: 2008
Duration: 1hr 59m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Indonesian Films, Children & Family Films, Dramas, International Dramas, Social Issue Dramas
Two Indonesian teachers embrace an inspiring crop of gifted young students who’ve come to study at their crumbling Islamic primary school.
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19) Klaus
New on Netflix Rating: 76.67%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 38m
Genre: Family Comedies, Children & Family Films, Comedies
A selfish postman and a reclusive toymaker form an unlikely friendship, delivering joy to a cold, dark town that desperately needs it.
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20) I Am Kalam
New on Netflix Rating: 76.5%
Year: 2010
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Family Comedies, Indian Films, Hindi-language Films, Children & Family Films, Comedies, International Comedies, Dramas, International Dramas
An intelligent boy born into poverty befriends the son of a once noble family and is inspired by the life of India’s president to pursue an education.
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And the runners up…: Hairspray (2007)Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell (2016)Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling (2019)Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (2019)Arthur Christmas (2011)The Princess and the Frog (2009)Mune: Guardian of the Moon (2014)Miracle (2004)Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

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