31 May 2021 | 4 min read

Best Family Movies Everyone Should Watch Together


Just like any other family activity, watching movies together brings family members closer. But sometimes, finding appropriate family movies can be challenging as people from different age groups are involved. There are too many factors to consider, such as the film genre. Is it too sad? Too complicated? etc. That’s the reason most of us settle for family movies that we have watched a hundred times. But guess what! Now you don’t have to do that anymore. We have put together a master list of the best family movies on Netflix. The list consists of Hindi family movies as well as Hollywood movies. Most of them are hidden gems from the Netflix world. So, take my advice and bookmark this blog. So that next time, you don’t have to rack your brain when you arrange a family movie night.

Get ready to spend a relaxed movie night – watching the best family movies. Order some tasty Ovenstory  pizza because it complements the chill vibe of family movie night.

Get the popcorn popping. Change into your PJs and grab that favourite spot on the couch. Let’s get started!

1. Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi

This smartly picturised movie is a subtle satire about Ramprasad’s (a middle-class music teacher’s) family and how his death changes the relationship dynamics between family members. The whole family gathers under one roof to perform the 13-day ritual of Ramprasad’s death. In those 13 days, characters of the movies have some realisations about their family and the lives they are living. This is a realistic, beautiful, and entertaining family movie that your family will appreciate. You must add it to your watchlist of Hindi family movies right away. 

IMDb rating: 7.6/10  

2. Enola Holmes

Mystery and adventure genres are the most preferred genres after comedy, kids and adults when spending some quality TV time together. And Enola Holmes is a fun and lively action-filled mystery movie. Wow, what a perfect match. Plus! There are always some Sherlock fans in every house. This movie is about his teen sister Enola’s journey of discovering her talents while looking for her missing mother. Whenever you plan to have a family movie night next time, don’t forget to stream Enola Holmes – one of the best movies to watch with family. 

IMDb rating: 6.6/10  

3. Finding ‘Ohana

Popular movies like The Goonies and Indiana Jones movies’ success have established that we all are gaga over movies about treasure hunting. Finding ‘Ohana is an action-packed adventure movie that takes you on an unforgettable trip. A daring quest for long-lost treasure brings two siblings from Brooklyn closer to their Hawaiian heritage. Now you don’t waste any more time looking for family movies on Netflix. Just add Finding ‘Ohana to your watchlist.

IMDb rating: 6.1/10  

4. The Sky Is Pink

Based on a true story, ‘The Sky is Pink’ is a must-watch family movie. It’s a story from Aisha’s perspective, diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder that is life-threatening. Her parents, Aditi and Niren, try to make every moment memorable for Aisha until she survives. This emotional roller coaster masterpiece makes you laugh, cry and empathise with the family. This movie allows you to connect with your family over a good story.

IMDb rating: 7.6/10  

5. Benji

It’s a delightful family movie about a dog named Benji. A young boy and his sister give shelter to Benji in their home. The movie’s turning point is when the siblings stumble into some danger, and Benji rescues them from it. Made with care, conviction, and a lot of creativity, Benji is your sure-shot ticket out of the classic dilemma of ‘what movies to watch with family. 

IMDb rating: 6.3/10  

6. Hamid 

Shot at the backdrop of Kashmir yet miles away from the shades of violence and terrorism, Hamid is a particular movie that tells the story of human perseverance. In a quest to bring home his missing father, a seven-year-old boy calls a number he believes is God’s mobile phone, the contact number of an Indian army soldier. The soldier pretends to be God as he doesn’t want to disappoint the little boy. And what follows is a real treat to watch. Brilliant character performances and the stellar storyline make Hamid a much-watch family film.  

IMDb rating: 7.8/10  

7. The Mitchells vs the Machines

You can never go wrong with an animated comedy movie when watching a movie with your family. ‘The Mitchells vs the Machines’ follows a father and daughter struggling to connect. They decide to go on a road trip. Suddenly, the robot apocalypse occurs, which requires them to work together to make it through alive. Apart from being hilarious, this movie is emotional and pushes the boundaries of visual expressions. Enjoy the masterpiece with your family over the weekend lounging on your couch.

IMDb rating: 7.8/10  

8. The Pursuit of Happyness

How can we miss this classic when we are talking about the best family movies? Most of you must have already watched it with your families, but those who haven’t – are missing out on something extraordinary and utterly fantastic. The soulful story of a father and his son make you grab the tissue yet brings a smile to your face.  This is what’s unique about this simple, sentimental, and ultimately inspiring movie. Go ahead, watch it with your family and have a great time. You can thank us late!

IMDb rating: 8/10  

Keep this list of best family movies on Netflix handy to avoid confusion. And in case you want more variety, we have got you covered with another list of movies as well. Here are some feel-good movies of all time  for you.



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