So you’re looking for a fun indoor family activity? We have a whole list of 99+ Indoor activities for kids and one of them is family movie night!
Watching adult friendly kid movies is a great way to bond with your family, share some laughs and chill. You can even make at home movie night a family tradition and do it weekly or monthly! I’ve compiled a list of our favorite kid movies on Disney+!
Be sure to check out my Everything You Need to Know About Disney Plus for more great info!
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The Best Family-Friendly Kid Movies On Disney+
But wait! You’ve got the popcorn, blankets, pillows and even stuffies. But what family-friendly movie are you going to watch? We shared our favorites found on Netflix, but we also have a ton of favorites on Disney +.
So don’t stress, check out this list, you’ll find something the whole family can enjoy. Your only problem now is, there are so many good kid movies on the list, what is the best movie on Disney+?
How To Choose A Family-Friendly Movie To Watch
Browsing through the hundreds of movies on any streaming service can take quite a few minutes or even hours, honestly. This takes away from quality movie-watching time.
What movie will my child like? Which kid movie will adults like? Do any kid movies match my child’s interest? Can we all agree on a movie? Let me help!
The first suggestion I have for picking a family movie night movie is to pick it ahead of time. If you are making this a weekly or monthly family tradition, you can take turns who gets to pick the movie, but again, do it ahead of time.
More Tips For Picking The Best Kid Movie:
- Check out my list for recommendations
- Get recommendations from your friends
- Surf the Netflix Top 10 movies section
- When your kids are watching other TV shows, if they see a trailer for a movie tell them to add it to your movie wish list.
- Then watch movie trailers
The goal for a family-friendly movie is to find a kids movie that interests the adults too.
So I’ve done the work for you. This Best Kid Movies On Disney+ list is the perfect place to start when you are trying to find a movie for you and your family. But first, for those of you that haven’t heard of Disney+, let me explain.
What Is Disney+?
Disney+ is an ad free streaming service that is the home of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. From new releases to your favorite classics and exclusive Originals, there’s something for everyone, all ad free.
It can be streamed on smart tvs, gaming system, computers, smart phones and most tablets. You also get unlimited downloads on 10 devices of certain series or movies to watch on the go. All for less than $10 a month.
How to sign up for Disney +
Just go on to their website here and sign up.
Our Favorite Kid Movies For All Ages On Disney+
Disney+ has Disney classics, new movies, and more.
Disney Classics On Disney+
- Sleeping Beauty
- Beauty and The Beast
- Mary Poppins
- The Little Mermaid
- The Jungle Book
- Alice and Wonderland
- 101 Dalmations
These family favorites are remade classics or inspired by the classics, all with live actors.
- Freaky Friday
- Lady and the Tramp
- Beauty and the Best
- Mary Poppins Returns
- The Lion King
- Jungle Book
- Pete’s Dragon
- Alice in Wonderland
- Alice Through The Looking Glass
More Favorites Family Friendly Movies
Mirabel discovers she may be the key to saving the magic that surrounds her extraordinary family. Each member of her family has a special gift, except Mirabel. When it seems like she is ruining all of their families magic, she finds a way to bring it all back with a gift that she didn’t know she even had.
Luca spends a fun filled summer in a seaside town on the Italian Riviera. He is coming of age and the movie shows his adventures, along with his new friend, from this unforgettable summer. He has gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. All of this fun is threatened when the secret starts coming to the surface: He is actually a sea monster from another world.
Miguel is a young boy in Mexico who is learning all about family history, music and the day of the dead. He goes back in time to meet his since gone family members, learn about their lives and listen to their messages. Will he bring back the truth? This magical children’s movie is adult approved and full of catchy songs!
An unlikely pair: An elderly man and a young boy. A 78 year old man family lives out his life long dream to attach balloons to his home and fly away to South Africa. The wilderness is not far away, the man is ecstatic until he realizes there is a stowawy. A young boy that is not supposed to be there.
Moana and Maui set sail on a journey across the ocean to save the world. Moana and Maui set sail on a journey across the ocean to save the world. Moana, a teenager, sets sail on a mission to help save people. Along the way she meets Maui, once a demi-god, who helps her become a master way finder. Together they sail the open ocean, fighting against wild animals. In the end, she learns about her family’s history and finds her own identity.
After the warmongering Thanos collects all the Infinity Stones and causes the Snap, instantly wiping out half of all living things, the surviving heroes are left to pull up their bootstraps and save the day.
The Sound Of Music
A governess wins the hearts of many and leas the Von Trapp family to their 1938 flight to freedom. A musical, heartwarming story, based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.
Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings
Martial-arts master Shang-Chi confronts the past he thought he left behind when he’s drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
The man who wants to live and the soul who doesn’t soon unite, sparking off a comic-existential quest that’s not for the spoiling. It’s beautiful, emotional, and the soundtrack is incredible. Joe’s, a middle-school band teacher, life hasn’t quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz, and he’s a very good jazz musician. He traveled to another realm to help someone find their passion but he soon discovers what it means to have soul.
Lin Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop musical won hearts all over the globe with its Broadway debut in 2015.
The Lion King
It’s an epic story painted on such an exquisite canvas, from the vast plains to the bubbling green lava of Scar’s lair. It also spawned an entire generation of people who like to lift up their pets into the sky like they’re Rafiki showing off baby Simba.
Lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier is present for a mob hit and ends up in the witness protection program. The last place her enemies would think to look? Saint Katherine’s Parish, a convent, where she volunteers as its choir director. In the beginning, it is a mess. Deloris clashes with the Reverend Mother, who is overwhelmed when she finds her ditching traditional hymns and replacing them with gospel and rock stylings.
The Sanderson sisters are child-murdering villains that have been accidentally resurrected in modern day Salem. When they start causing problems in the local town, a young boy realizes he must stop them. If he doesn’t, all of the children are in danger.
Essentially a series of shorts set to classical music, the film takes us through all manner of imaginative scenarios: from the colourful world of centaurs and fauns, the extinction of the dinosaurs, to the monstrous reign of the demon Chernabog. The most famous sequence is set to Paul Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and sees an eager Mickey accidentally summon an unstoppable army of mops.
Pixar spin on the Avengers before the Avengers ever reached cinema screens, The Incredibles keeps it a strictly family affair. In the movie, public opinion has turned against superheroes. They’ve been accused of leaving behind too much collateral damage. And so, the Parrs have done their best to keep quiet and hide their powers, having settled down in an idyllic American suburb. But Bob, otherwise known as Mr. Incredible, is struggling to let go of the “glory days”. His actions end up dragging the entire family into a deadly confrontation with an embittered former fan.
2000 Leagues Under The Sea
Adapted from the famous Jules Verne novel, it follows a trio of men (including Kirk Douglas’ temperamental harpooner) who have been sent out to investigate reports of a mysterious sea monster. What they discover is one Captain Nemo, the owner of the submarine Nautilus and a sort of steampunk pirate.
The Emperor’s New Groove
It takes a lot for some people to learn their lesson. Say, being transformed into a llama. That’s the fate that befalls the selfish, egotistical Kuzco, who makes an enemy of his royal adviser Yzma. She plans to poison him and take the throne for herself. Unfortunately, she has a rather unfortunate taste in henchman and the hapless Kronk accidentally swaps the vial of poison with a vial of transforming potion. Only after Kuzco faces the consequences of his actions will he finally be able to turn back.
Frozen tells the story of two sisters, Anna and Elsa, who become estranged from each other after their parents’ death and from all the years Elsa has been kept isolated – all because she possesses ice powers she struggles to control. With the help of a kind-hearted ice harvester named Kristoff and his reindeer Sven, alongside a magical snowman named Olaf, the two sisters save the kingdom of Arendelle and discover the key to their special bond.
What if your emotions had a emotions? That’s the question at the center of Inside Out, the most thematically ambitious of all Pixar’s movies. We jump inside the head of Riley, an 11-year-old girl, and meet its colourful inhabitants: Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, and Anger. They’re struggling to guide Riley through the major changes that come from moving halfway across the country, after her parents relocate her from Minnesota to San Francisco.
10 Things I Hate About You
Part of the great ’90s trend of turning literary classics into teen comedies, 10 Things I Hate About You re-imagines Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew in an American high school. A Shakespeare comedy isn’t a Shakespeare comedy without an elaborate scheme – Cameron tries to woo Bianca, but her father has ruled that she can only date once her antisocial, rebellious older sister Kat does. And so, local bad boy Patrick is enlisted to help seduce Kat and overrun the rule.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
After being plunged into the stop-motion imaginarium of Tim Burton (although the film, in truth, was actually directed by Henry Selick), we follow Jack Skellington, otherwise known as the Pumpkin King and the most heralded resident of Halloween Town. One day, he stumbles into the portal to “Christmas Town” and becomes fixated on the holiday, recruiting his ghoulish friends to help him become the new “Sandy Claws“ and deliver toys to the world.
Lilo and Stitch
Ohana means family. Lilo, who’s under the guardianship of her adult sister after the death of their parents, is in for the surprise of a lifetime when her newly adopted dog, who she names Stitch, actually turns out to be the highly dangerous Experiment 626. He’s an alien genetically bred to be a tool of pure destruction. And while Stitch might not fit in at first, he soon discovers the real meaning of “ohana”, or family.
The city of Monstropolis has found its own source of renewable energy: the screams of children. The harder children are scared, the bigger their screams, the more energy theycreate. Sulley and his best friend Mike work at the local factory as scarers, using portals to sneak into children’s bedrooms and capture their screams so they can help power the city. One day, a little girl manages to escape and is let loose on Monstropolis, as Sulley and Mike take it upon themselves to get her home safe.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
The story takes place in an alternate version of 40s Hollywood were cartoon characters are real and breathing. They are exploited for their work and forced to live in a different part of Toontown. One of the biggest toon stars, Roger Rabbit, is falsely accused of the murdering the studio head. He turns to Detective Eddie Valiant in hopes that he can clear his name.
Trilogies On Disney+
Toy Story was the first movie created by Pixar. If you haven’t seen these 4 movies, the gist of it is the story of a boy named Andy’s, toys! Between getting lost, moving, being packed away and more – the story of friendship and loyalty is the highlight.
A princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy: it’s this simple trio of characters that sparked one of the biggest cultural phenomena of all time. Each of them found their own way to save the day. Sometimes that involves taking up Jedi training and discovering your dad is the last person you’d want them to be, at other times it means choking a giant slug kingpin with your bare hands. Occasionally it means getting frozen into a man-sized ice cube so you can finally pay your debts.
Pirates Of The Caribbean
The franchise is concerned chiefly with the adventures of scallywag pirate Jack Sparrow, as he crosses paths with his mutinous former first mate Barbossa, the fiercely independent Elizabeth Swann, and her bland, but altogether quite sweet, love interest Will Turner. Add to that, there are curses, krakens, maelstroms, British imperialism, and a tentacle-faced Davy Jones to keep things lively.
Other Collections On Disney+
- Marvel Studeios: One Shot
- The Simpsons Predict
- Ice Age
- Home Alone
- Star Wars Vintage
- Star Wars The Infinity Saga
- The Simpsons
- The Muppets
- Exploring Our World
- Disney Channel Original Movie
- High School Musical
- Lilo & Stitch
- Marvel Animation