The best Netflix family movies to watch in February 2023

Enola Holmes 2. Millie Bobby Brown as Enola Holmes, Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria Holmes. Cr. Alex Bailey/Netflix © 2022
Enola Holmes 2. Millie Bobby Brown as Enola Holmes, Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria Holmes. Cr. Alex Bailey/Netflix © 2022 /
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It sometimes feels like Netflix practically has an infinite amount of possibilities in terms of viewing options, and when it comes to family movies the streamer doesn’t disappoint. No matter what mood you are in (or your little ones), there’s an option for all (or at least most) ages to enjoy.

The streamer features films from all kinds of studios, eras, and all styles of genres. So if you’re looking for the perfect viewing option that both kids and parents will enjoy, you’re in luck! We’ve curated a list of the best family movies currently available to stream on Netflix.

Check out our full list of the best family movies on Netflix below.

Best family movies on Netflix

Nightbooks (2021)

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NIGHTBOOKS. KRYSTEN RITTER as NATACHA in NIGHTBOOKS. Cr. CHRISTOS KALOHORIDIS/NETFLIX © 2021 /
  • Director: David Yarovesky
  • Run Time: 103 minutes
  • Cast: Krysten Ritter, Winslow Fegley, and Lidya Jewett

Synopsis via Netflix’s Media Center reads:

"“When Alex (Winslow Fegley), a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by an evil witch (Krysten Ritter) in her magical apartment, and must tell a scary story every night to stay alive, he teams up with another prisoner, Yasmin (Lidya Jewett), to find a way to escape.”"

Watch Nightbooks on Netflix now!

Enola Holmes (2020) and Enola Holmes 2 (2022)

Enola Holmes 2 - Best family movies on Netflix
Enola Holmes 2. Millie Bobby Brown as Enola Holmes, Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria Holmes. Cr. Alex Bailey/Netflix © 2022 /
  • Director: Henry Bradbeer
  • Run Time: 123 minutes
  • Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter, Sam Claflin

Synopsis via Netflix’s Media Center reads:

"“Now a detective-for-hire like her infamous brother, Enola Holmes takes on her first official case to find a missing girl, as the sparks of a dangerous conspiracy ignite a mystery that requires the help of friends — and Sherlock himself — to unravel.”"

Watch Enola Holmes and Enola Holmes 2 on Netflix now!

The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021)

best family movies on Netflix
THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES – (L-R) Abbi Jacobson as “Katie Mitchell”, Maya Rudolph as “Linda Mitchell”, Danny McBride as “Rick Mitchell”, Doug the Pug as “Monchi”, Mike Rianda as “Aaron Mitchell”, Fred Armisen as “Deborahbot 5000” and Beck Bennett as “Eric”. Cr: ©2021 SPAI. All Rights Reserved. /
  • Director: Mike Rianda
  • Run Time: 114 minutes
  • Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Olivia Colman

Synopsis via Netflix’s Media Center reads:

"“A quirky, dysfunctional family’s road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope!”"

Watch The Mitchells vs. the Machines now on Netflix

The School for Good and Evil (2022)

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THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL” – Helen Sloan SMPSP / NETFLIX /
  • Director: Paul Feig
  • Run Time: 147 minutes
  • Cast: Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Kit Young, Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington

Synopsis Via Netflix’s Media Center reads:

"“Best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of a modern fairy tale when they’re swept away into an enchanted school where young heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance of good and evil.”"

Watch The School for Good and Evil on Netflix now.

The Willoughbys (2020)

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  • Director: Kris Pearn
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • Cast: Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Seán Cullen, Ricky Gervais

Synopsis via Netflix’s Media Center reads:

"“When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their old-fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create a new and modern family.”"

Watch The Willoughbys on Netflix now!

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