Animated Movies on Netflix

10 Animated Movies on Netflix That Kids and Parents Can Enjoy Together

Here are some family friendly flicks perfect for your bonding time with the kids!

Looking for films that you could watch on your next family movie night?

On this list, we’ve rounded up some family-friendly animated films that are currently available on Netflix here in the Philippines! From an interactive heist to a battle of gnomes, these films can be packed with thrills, humor, and of course, a lot of heart. Check them out below!


Gnome Alone

Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis
Starring the voices of: Olivia Holt, Patrick Stump, and Josh Peck

Watch it now

Gnome Alone follows the high schooler Chloe who just moved into a new house with her mom. Here, she meets a group of garden gnomes who need her help in saving the world.


Despicable Me

Directed by: Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud
Starring the voices of:
Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, and Elsie Fisher
Watch it now


Despicable Me and its sequel are both available on Netflix. It tells the story of the genius villain Gru and his faithful yellow henchmen, the Minions, as they attempt to steal the moon from the sky. But the plan takes a turn when Gru suddenly becomes dad to three adorable orphans.


Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Directed by: Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti, and Rodney Rothman
Starring the voices of:
Shameik Moore, Hailey Steinfeld, and Jake Johnson
Watch it now

In 2019, this film won Best Animated Feature for numerous award-giving bodies including the Oscars and Golden Globes. It follows Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales who acquires the powers of Spider-Man. He is then visited by a bunch of Spider-Man counterparts and together, they must save the multiverse.


Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan
Starring the voices of:
Mitchell Musso, Spencer Locke, and Sam Lerner
Watch it now

Monster House is the ideal film if you and your kids want some good thrills accompanied by good laughs. It follows teenagers DJ, Chowder, and Jenny as they battle a literal monster house in the hopes of destroying the structure before Halloween night serves it with innocent trick-or-treaters.


Klaus

Directed by: Sergio Pablos
Starring the voices of:
Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones, and J.K. Simmons
Watch it now

Klaus is a Christmas film that is so full of heart and humor, families can enjoy it anytime of the year. The worst student of the postal academy, Jesper, is sent to a frozen town where the feud between its citizens renders his services worthless. Jesper seeks out the help of the old toymaker Klaus and together, the two will launch a legend that will transcend time.


Spirited Away & Other Studio Ghibli Films

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring the voices of:
Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, and Mari Natsuki
Watch it now

With its fantastic stories and top grade traditional animation, Studio Ghibli has really made its name known worldwide. One of their best films (if not the best) is Spirited Away. It centers around the 10-year old girl Chihiro, who must traverse a magical world in order to rescue her parents from the supernatural beings that turned them into pigs.


Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal

Directed by: Jos Humphrey
Starring the voices of:
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard, and Abby Trott
Watch it now

Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal is one of those interactive films on Netflix where you get to choose certain directions for the story. Here, the great Carmen Sandiego must once again save her friends Ivy and Zack from the clutches of the evil organization VILE by pulling off a heist.


Anastasia

Directed by: Gary Goldman and Don Bluth
Starring the voices of:
Meg Ryan, John Cusack, and Kelsey Grammer
Watch it now

A classic worth revisiting, now with your kids beside you, Anastasia centers around the missing daughter of Russia’s last czar. In order to win a handsome reward, two scheming Russians try to fool the Grand Duchess by bringing her an orphan girl with great resemblance to the long-lost princess. Little did they know that they actually found her.


Happy Feet

Directed by: George Miller
Starring the voices of: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, and Brittany Murphy

Watch it now

Happy Feet is a musical comedy film set in a frozen land where a colony of emperor penguins live. Here, songs are sung to find one’s partner, but when the young penguin Mumble came out of his egg, he can’t sing a single note. Instead, he has a quirky love for tap dancing, which makes him an outcast. But after a remarkable journey with his newfound friends, Mumble learns to fully accept himself. Also watch Happy Feet 2 on Netflix.

The Breadwinner

Directed by: Nora Twomey
Starring the voices of: Saara Chaudry, Soma Bhatia, and Ali Badshah

Watch it now

The Breadwinner is a film you can watch with the more mature teens of the house. It is a moving and eye-opening tale about the 11-year old girl Parvana, who lives in a Taliban-governed Afghanistan. After her father gets wrongfully arrested, Parvana dresses up as a boy to find work and provide for her family.

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