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10 Funny Family Movies Streaming on Netflix

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10 Funny Family Movies Streaming on Netflix

By Movieguide® Contributor

Nothing brings the family together like laughter. This curated list features hilarious family films streaming on Netflix. From silly stories like BOSS BABY to reboots of old favorites like SPY KIDS: ARMAGEDDON, there’s something to be found for everyone.

THE BOSS BABY

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
THE BOSS BABY is a delightful, funny animated comedy. Seven-year-old Tim has a perfect life until he gets a baby brother and together they must stop a powerful, nefarious organization trying to replace cuddly babies with cuddly puppies. BOSS BABY is a hilarious, ultimately heartwarming movie with a strong Christian, moral worldview that’s pro-life, pro-family and pro-business.

YES DAY

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
YES DAY is a funny, enjoyable family comedy streaming on Netflix about parents who say yes to their three children for one whole day. YES DAY has a morally uplifting, redemptive worldview about loving one another, making sacrifices for others and giving to your family.

SHREK FOREVER AFTER

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
SHREK FOREVER AFTER, the final chapter in the SHREK movies from DreamWorks, is absolutely delightful! In this sequel, the wicked gnome Rumpelstiltskin dupes a frazzled Shrek into signing away his new life with his beloved wife, Fiona, and their three adorable children. SHREK FOREVER AFTER is terrific, hilarious, exciting, heartfelt fun for the whole family, with a wonderful redemptive message affirming marriage and family.

CHICKEN RUN: DAWN OF THE NUGGET

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
In CHICKEN RUN: DAWN OF THE NUGGET on Netflix, Rocky the Rooster and his wife Ginger must save their daughter from becoming a chicken nugget on a farm that’s meant to fool naïve little chickens. CHICKEN RUN: DAWN OF THE NUGGET is a funny and exciting morality tale, with a strong message that children should obey their parents, but caution is advised for younger children because of some scary cartoon violence.

WOODY WOODPECKER GOES TO CAMP

Quality:
***
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
WOODY WOODPECKER GOES TO CAMP is a family comedy on Netflix where Woody the Woodpecker is banished from his forest home to learn about teamwork and finds a sad sack summer camp, where he makes a mess of things until he finally finds a way to help the clumsy children learn to work together. WOODY WOODPECKER GOES TO CAMP meanders a little bit until Woody and the children learn unique ways to overcome their obstacles, including some lessons about helping one another, sacrifice and sticking together as a family.

TURBO

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
TURBO is a super-charged animated comedy about a little garden snail with big dreams, who gets endowed with special powers that enable him to qualify for the Indy 500. TURBO has loads of hi-octane fun for all ages, with a positive redemptive message about being your brother’s keeper.

SPACE JAM

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
SPACE JAM is a mix of live action and animation featuring the Looney Tune characters and basketball great Michael Jordan. When Bugs Bunny challenges a group of little aliens who have come to make slaves of the toons to a basketball game, only Michael Jordan can help the toons get out of a jam. Fast-paced, well-executed and moral, it has prayers and a church scene, but is marred by an all-too-believable seance scene.

SPY KIDS: ARMAGEDDON

Quality:
**
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
SPY KIDS: ARMAGEDDON brings the hit family franchise into a new era as crack spies Terrence Torrez and his wife, Nora, are captured by a power-hungry video game designer to take control of every electronic device on Earth, but their children, Tony and Patty, try to infiltrate the villain’s lair and rescue their parents. Streaming on Netflix, SPY KIDS: ARMAGEDDON has some exciting, funny moments, but the movie is a bit clunky and superficial, though it has a strong moral, pro-family, redemptive, uplifting worldview that promotes healthy family relationships, marriage and fighting authoritarian evil.

THE SLEEPOVER

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
THE SLEEPOVER is an action comedy on Netflix about some children who go into action to save their parents who are in trouble with some thieves. THE SLEEPOVER is a funny, enjoyable family comedy with positive messages, but MOVIEGUIDE® advises caution for younger and older children because of the action scenes and too many light profanities.

BACK TO THE OUTBACK

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
Streaming on Netflix, BACK TO THE OUTBACK is an animated adventure comedy about a group of Australia’s deadliest creatures who are tired of being labeled as monsters by people who visit the zoo, so they hatch a plan to escape to their home in the Australian Outback. Through courage, the bond of family and sacrifice, the ragtag group of creatures in BACK TO THE OUTBACK learn that family is made up of those who love unconditionally.

Watch SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Quality: - Content: +4
Watch FINDING JESUS: FAITH. FACT. FORGERY.
Quality: - Content: +4