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10 Morally Uplifting Movies for Kids Streaming on Netflix

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10 Morally Uplifting Movies for Kids Streaming on Netflix

By Movieguide® Contributor

If going to the theatre to see a movie isn’t your thing, there are plenty of options for streaming family and children’s films on Netflix. This curated list features morally uplifting films for kids that are entertaining and have a positive message.  You can feel confident that your children will enjoy the movie without being exposed to questionable content.

PADDINGTON 2

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
In PADDINGTON 2, Paddington the Bear is falsely accused of stealing, so the Brown family has to solve the mystery and fight to get him out of jail. PADDINGTON 2 is a funny, loveable, highly entertaining family movie with a strong moral worldview.

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.

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.

LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE is a fun comedy about a singing crocodile who defends a middle school boy named Josh who sees the good in the talking reptile and builds an unlikely friendship with him. LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE is funny and enjoyable and has a strong moral worldview with many positive themes, but it could use a little more jeopardy and some scenes can be scary for little children.

CHUPA

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
CHUPA is a delightful, animated fantasy on Netflix about the friendship between a miniature Chupacabra, the legendary Latin American creature, and a young Mexican boy from Kansas, who helps the creature get back to its mother. CHUPA is an engaging, family-friendly adventure full of heart, humor and flare, with compelling storytelling and uplifting values stressing family, love, protecting the innocent, and helping others.

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.

RESCUED BY RUBY

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
RESCUED BY RUBY is a comedy on Netflix based on a true story about an aspiring K9 officer and a shelter dog named Ruby who he adopts to help achieve his professional goals and provide for his growing family. RESCUED BY RUBY is a terrific, heartwarming movie for the whole family, with a strong moral worldview and some light Christian references to God, but there is some jeopardy involving police work.

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON is a live action Claymation comedy about a little seashell wearing tennis shoes who lives with his grandmother at a rental house and who becomes friends with a divorced documentary filmmaker, who puts popular videos of Marcel online. A celebration of family and community, MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON is cute, funny, winsome, and sometimes profoundly beautiful and contains brief though implied Christian content, but there are some light profanities and themes of divorce, old age and abandonment.

A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON is another great, funny, heartwarming, delightful Aardmore Studio stop motion family cartoon, where Shaun has some adventures with an alien and his flying saucer. Now playing on Netflix, FARMAGEDDON is full of fun and fantasy that will appeal to all ages as well as clever science fiction references that will appeal to adults.

SING 2

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements. (Media-wisdom is suggested to discuss.)
SING 2 follows Buster Moon and his friends as they get their first opportunity to perform on the world’s largest stage, Redshore City, but Buster and his team must persuade a reclusive rock legend to join their show or their careers and lives could be in jeopardy. SING 2 is a colorful, funny, upbeat, wholesome story that stresses bravery, love, kindness, and faith overcoming fear.

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Our small team works tirelessly to provide resources to protect families from harmful media, reviewing 415 movies/shows and writing 3,626 uplifting articles this year. We believe that the gospel can transform entertainment. That’s why we emphasize positive and faith-filled articles and entertainment news, and release hundreds of Christian movie reviews to the public, for free. No paywalls, just trusted, biblically sound content to bless you and your family. Online, Movieguide is the closest thing to a biblical entertainment expert at your fingertips. As a reader-funded operation, we welcome any and all contributions – so if you can, please give something. It won’t take more than 52 seconds (we timed it for you). Thank you.