31 Kids’ Special Movies To Watch This October on Netflix – That’s One Movie Each Day
If there’s one thing that has managed to keep the world entertained and sane throughout the lockdown, it’s undoubtedly Netflix and the streaming platform’s collection of feel-good flicks. From new releases to nostalgic cinema, Netflix is a streaming service with titles being added every month for every age and every mood. And October is no exception.
Netflix has 31 movies that your kids are definitely going to love. So, if you want to spend some sweet family time with your little ones, stream these 31 amazing movies for kids – a movie a day (or, if you simply can’t resist, have a movie marathon!). Either way, Netflix has ensured a great month for movie lovers. Check out the movie list below!
1. The Willoughbys
Based on the book of the same name by Lois Lowry, the computer-animated black comedy narrates the story of the Willoughbys, once an adventurous and loving family for generations. The film is streaming on Netflix now and is a perfect one to watch on weekends with kids.
2. The Angry Birds Movie 2
The hilarious computer-animated comedy film’s sequel based on Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds video game series is the laughter dose you must take with your family. The movie is about an advanced weapon that threatens both Bird and Piggy Islands, forcing the birds to team up with the pigs.
3. Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back — Evolution
The 22nd installment of the Pokemon movie series is here. It is the CGI remake of the first film. Scientist Dr. Fuji hires Giovanni to use him for cloning to create a living weapon made of legendary Pokémon Mew’s eyelash. What happens next is up there on Netflix.
4. How To Train Your Dragon 2
The second of the animated franchise computer-animated action-fantasy film trilogy is a delight to watch on Netflix this month. It is loosely based on the book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The film takes a five-year leap after the first film, featuring Hiccup and his friends as young adults.
5. Yogi Bear
Yogi Bear is a live-action, computer-animated comedy film based on the 1960s animated television series featuring the same characters. The film centers on Yogi Bear and his sidekick Boo-Boo Bear as they struggle to stop their home, Jellystone Park.
Hugo is an adventure drama film based on Brian Selznick’s 2007 book The Invention of Hugo Cabret. The movie narrates a boy who lives alone in Paris in the 1930s and gets entangled in a mystery surrounding his late father’s automaton and the pioneering filmmaker Georges Méliès.
7. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
Watch this stop motion animated science fiction comedy film on Netflix based on the claymation television series Shaun the Sheep, a spinoff from the Wallace and Gromit short film A Close Shave. The film is a must-watch for its humor content and animation graphics.
8. Barbie Princess Adventure
The animated Barbie musical was released on 1st September and is based on the adventures of the famous fashion doll by Mattel, Inc. The movie centers on Barbie as a CGI actress and her experiences along with her friends.
9. Zathura: A Space Adventure
The science-fiction adventure film is an adaptation of the 2002 children’s book Zathura and is a standalone spinoff of the 1995 film Jumanji and its second installment. The story is about brothers Walter and Danny Budwing, who play a mysterious board game found in their house’s basement. Watch it before Netflix pulls it out on 31st October.
10. The Smurfs
The Smurfs is a 3D live-action/computer-animated comedy film based on the same name’s comics series. The movie shows the Smurfs getting lost in New York and finding a way to get back home before Gargamel catches them.
11. The Smurfs 2
The Smurfs’ sequel is equally hilarious and narrates the story of the Smurfs where Smurfette is introduced, and the Smurfs are preparing for her birthday celebration. But Smurfette is abducted, and it is on Papa Smurf to rescue her. Watch the little blue men in action on Netflix this month.
12. Muppets Most Wanted
The musical crime comedy film narrates the story of the Muppets involved in an international crime caper while on a world tour in Europe. It is the eighth theatrical film featuring the Muppets, and is the sequel to The Muppets, and is a must-watch on Netflix this month.
13. Malibu Rescue 2: The Next Wave
Malibu Rescue 2: The Next Wave premiered on Netflix on 2nd August 2020 after the comedy television series’s popularity turned unique feature-length film Malibu Rescue. It is streaming now – find out how “Team Flounder takes to the beach to host — and unexpectedly compete in — the International Beachmaster Competition.”
14. Puss in Boots
The animated adventure-comedy film is a spinoff and prequel to the Shrek franchise based on the popular character Puss in Boots. It narrates his adventures before his first appearance in Shrek 2. Your kids are going to love watching the talking cat in action in a hilarious way.
15. Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
The 3D computer-animated musical fantasy comedy film is based on Dr. Seuss’ children’s book of the same name. The book’s second adaptation expands the Lorax and Ted adventures, along with multiple newly added characters. The movie is now streaming; watch it for good family time.
16. Bratz: The Movie
The musical comedy film is based on the Bratz line of dolls narrating the four teenage girls’, the origin of their friendship, and the social pyramid that tries to make the Bratz conform to archetypal high school cliques.
17. Latte and the Magic Waterstone
The computer-animated film is based on the book of the same name by Sebastian Lybeck. The movie debuted exclusively on Netflix on 31st July and narrated the adventure of a hedgehog princess who wants to save the forest and its inhabitants from a horrible drought by reclaiming a magical waterstone from an evil and greedy bear king.
18. The Witches
The 1990 dark fantasy comedy classic is streaming on Netflix. It is based on the 1983 children’s novel of the same title by Roald Dahl. The story is about evil witches who masquerade as ordinary women and kill children. The movie retains a cult following over the years and is a must-watch.
19. All Dogs Go To Heaven
The 1989 classic animated musical fantasy comedy-drama adventure film narrates the story of Charlie B. Barkin, a German Shepherd murdered by his former friend. But he descends from Heaven to Earth to be with his best friend, Itchy Itchiford. The movie is all about teaching kindness, friendship, and love to your kids.
20. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
The hilarious sequel to the 2005 film Madagascar continues with the adventures of Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippo. Don’t miss watching it on Netflix, especially for King Julien, who is just introduced!
21. Arctic Dogs
The comedy film is about Swifty the Arctic Fox who works in the Arctic Blast Delivery Service mailroom, but has much bigger dreams and yearns to be a Top Dog, the Arctic’s star husky couriers.
22. Charlotte’s Web
The 2006 film is based on the novel of the same name that shows the unique friendship between a livestock pig named Wilbur and a barn spider named Charlotte. Watch the fantasy comedy film before it leaves Netflix on 31st October.
23. Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
The gothic black comedy film a film adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket, covering the first three novels: The Bad Beginning (1999), The Reptile Room (1999), and The Wide Window (2000). Watch it streaming on Netflix.
24. Quest For Camelot
The 1998 animated musical fantasy film is loosely based on the novel The King’s Damosel by Vera Chapman. The movie has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for the track “The Prayer,” which was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
25. Over The Moon
The Netflix original movie releases on 23rd October on the streaming platform along with selected theatres. The computer-animated musical adventure film is about a girl, named Fei Fei, who builds and flies a rocket ship to meet the moon goddess, Chang’ e.
26. Dennis the Menace
The 1993 classic is a cult following family comedy film based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. The movie revolves around the misadventures of a naughty child who wreaks havoc on his next-door neighbor George Wilson.
27. The NeverEnding Story
The 1984 classic West German fantasy film is based on the 1979 novel The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. The film is about a boy who finds a magical book that hat tells of a young warrior who is given the task of stopping the Nothing, a dark force, from engulfing the wonderland world of Fantasia.
28. Johnny English
The 2003 spy action comedy movie is the best for tweens and older kids. The plot serves as a parody of the spy genre, mainly the James Bond film series and Atkinson’s Mr. Bean character, who plays the title role.
29. The Addams Family
The 1991 supernatural black comedy is based on the characters from the cartoon created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The movie is about a bizarre, macabre, aristocratic family who reconnects with who they believe to be a long-lost relative, Gomez’s brother Fester Addams. Watch them on Netflix.
30. Pets United
The 2019 pseudo-sequel to the 2010 film Animals United is about a group of “selfish pets” trying to learn to fend for themselves and save the world when robots take over, and the humans have gone. It is streaming on Netflix, don’t miss it!
31. Mr. Peabody & Sherman
The computer-animated science-fiction comedy film is based on the characters from the Peabody’s Improbable History segments of the animated television series The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends.