48 Best Family Movies on Netflix Streaming in July

38. The Big Green (1995)

The Big Green (1995)

Watch on Netflix (99 min)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport NFB Rating: 3.685 IMDB Rating: 5.50 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 2.80Actors: Steve Guttenberg, Olivia d'Abo, Jay O. Sanders, John Terry Director: Holly Goldberg Sloan

Plot: Another Disney underdog sports team of misfit kids (soccer this time) learns to play a new sport and become champions, while building self-esteem, making friends and solving a variety of dramatic family crises, through the able assistance of a foreign exchange teacher and a former local sports hero as coaches.

37. Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)

Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)

Watch on Netflix (87 min)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport NFB Rating: 3.785 IMDB Rating: 4.00 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Darren J. Birch, Christopher Bishop, Tyler Boissonnault, J. Winston Carroll Director: Mike Southon

Plot: Disney serves up adventure with everyone's favorite golden retriever!

36. Explorers (1985)

Explorers (1985)

Watch on Netflix (109 min)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family NFB Rating: 3.836 IMDB Rating: 6.60 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite, Bradley Gregg Director: Joe Dante

Plot: Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up, and discover they have been given the basis for a starship. Setting off in the ThunderRoad, as they name their ship, they find the aliens Ben hopes they would find... but are they what they seem?

35. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

Watch on Netflix (97 min)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy NFB Rating: 3.938 IMDB Rating: 6.30 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.10Actors: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards Director: John Hough

Plot: Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?

34. The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)

The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)

Watch on Netflix (97 min)
Genre: Comedy, Family NFB Rating: 4.119 IMDB Rating: 5.20 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Doris Roberts, Greg Germann, Lex Medlin, Valerie Azlynn Director: Alex Zamm

Plot: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their grandma's (Doris Roberts) bakery. The only trouble is - they can't seem to do anything right! From botched pet washes to terrible taxi service, they just can't raise a penny. Their only hope is to win prize money from the local talent show - but have you ever heard Alfalfa sing?

32. Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999)

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999)

Watch on Netflix (78 min)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family NFB Rating: 4.318 IMDB Rating: 6.30 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0.00Actors: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Michael Bell, Jim Meskimen Director: Kathi Castillo

Plot: While the Chipmunks are working at the amusement park, Majestic Movie Studios, in a singing attraction. Little do they know that the real Dr. Frankenstein are in a new attraction called, "Frankenstein's Castle". After Alvin drives a crazy bus ride, they miss their next performance and get locked in the park after closing time. Dr. Frankenstein figures that the castle isn't scary enough and re-creates the real Frankenstein and after the monster finds the boys, it starts a wild and wacky adventure!

30. Inspector Gadget 2 (2003)

Inspector Gadget 2 (2003)

Watch on Netflix (88 min)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family NFB Rating: 4.526 IMDB Rating: 3.40 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.40Actors: French Stewart, Elaine Hendrix, Tony Martin, Caitlin Wachs Director: Alex Zamm

Plot: On the outskirts of Riverton, "The Safest City in America", a pensive Inspector Gadget sits in his Gadgetmobile, along with his canine companion, Brain. Gadget is back on the job, on stakeout, but he is concerned that everything is too quiet in Riverton. He has a very simple, rational answer to this; " it's always the most quiet just before criminals strike". Evil must be afoot. In a moment of overzealous crime fighting Gadget arrests an elderly women for wreckless driving, but not without incident. In his effort to make the arrest Gadget's many crime fighting "accessories" go wildly astray. It's time to report back to headquarters for a checkup. Baxter, the "Q" of the Police Department, delivers the prognosis - as he is a prototype things are bound to have some glitches. The remedy is close at hand. But, before Baxter can tell of his new "top secret", Gadget is confronted by a furious Chief Quimby. The little old lady arrested earlier for wreckless driving turns out to be Quimby's mother. Gadget is put on notice - any more mistakes and he is on probation. Meanwhile, in the dead of night, and in a raging storm, something happens that will change Gadget's destiny forever - his arch enemy, his nemesis, Claw makes a daring escape from Riverton Prison. Now, evil really is afoot. Chief Quimby offers Inspector Gadget one last chance to redeem himself through the capture, and return to incarceration, of Claw. And so the chase begins.

29. Are We There Yet? (2005)

Are We There Yet? (2005)

Watch on Netflix (94 min)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family NFB Rating: 4.530 IMDB Rating: 4.60 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 3.30Actors: Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen, Philip Bolden Director: Brian Levant

Plot: Nick Persons is a selfish player who owns a collectables sports shop in New York. Everything in his life is perfect until he meets Suzanne Kingston, a business woman who has something Nick hates - children: Lindsey and Kevin. Nick and Suzanne become friends and share good moments with each other. But Nick's peaceful life gets altered when Suzanne asks him to drive her kids to Vancouver. After the 3 miss a plane and then, train, they drive. Unfortunately, Kevin and Lindsey hate Nick, and he has to try to make it to Vancouver, unaware of the terror and torture he is in for.

27. The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (1998)

The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (1998)

Watch on Netflix (72 min)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family NFB Rating: 4.780 IMDB Rating: 5.70 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.40Actors: Thurl Ravenscroft, Deanna Oliver, Eric Lloyd, Timothy Stack Director: Robert C. Ramirez

Plot: Thomas M. Disch's underwhelming sequel, based on the book sequel, has our heroes zooming off to, of all places, Mars.

26. Once I Was a Beehive (2015)

Once I Was a Beehive (2015)

Watch on Netflix (118 min)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family NFB Rating: 4.786 IMDB Rating: 6.30 Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.20Actors: Paris Warner, Lisa Clark, Hailey Smith, Clare Niederpruem Director: Maclain Nelson

Plot: Lane Speer is a 16 year old girl who spends her family vacations camping in the mountains. She takes the memories for granted until she loses her father to a bout with cancer. Only a year later, as Lane is still reeling from her father's death, her mother marries a guy that Lane hardly knows. Worst of all, he is a Mormon. To top it off, while they are on their honeymoon, they arrange to have her stay with her Mormon step-aunt who takes her away to a bible-themed girls camp with a bunch of young Mormon girls. Confronted with memories of camping with her family, she tries to find peace with her new surroundings and deal with the death of her father.


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