When perusing the myriad titles available on Netflix, often times we find ourselves drawn to the familiar titles, the movies that made a kajillion dollars at the box office and have figurines available in McDonalds Happy Meals.
Here are 10 family programs on Netflix you may have overlooked. I’d like to suggest the following titles that may not find themselves on lunch boxes or atop lists of the biggest moneymakers of the year, but they just might find a special place among your family’s favorites.
10 Family Programs on Netflix You May Have Overlooked
When his new love is captured by an evil snake charmer, a young cobra and his scorpion best friend set out across the desert on a wild rescue mission. A Netflix original.
From Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese, a 12-year old orphan takes up residence behind the walls of a Parisian train station, where he meets a girl who holds the key to his destiny. Winner of five Academy Awards.
3. THE LITTLE PRINCE
When an overscheduled girl befriends an eccentric aviator, he regales her with tales about the adventures of an unusual boy who lives on an asteroid. A Netflix original, featuring the voices of Oscar winning actors Jeff Bridges and Marion Cotillard.
4. ONCE I WAS A BEEHIVE
When her mother remarries one year after her father’s death and sends her to a Bible camp, a teenager meets others who can relate to her pain.
5. FROM TIME TO TIME
When Tolly returns to his family’s ancestral home to visit his grandmother, he manages to travel through time to uncover the mansion’s secrets.
6. DEAR DUMB DIARY
Based on the best-selling books by Jim Benton, young Jamie Kelly navigates middle school, mean girls and boys with her two best friends.
7. THE MARS GENERATION
Self-professed teenage “space nerds” at Space Camp chase their dreams of traveling to Mars, while experts reflect on NASA’s history and future. A Netflix original.
When an ardent 11-year old soccer player steals a wallet from the ex-manager of England’s renowned Manchester United team, he finds an unlikely ally.
9. ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Take a wild and woolly journey to the South Pole, from the National Science Foundation’s headquarters to some of Antarctica’s most dangerous terrain.
10. MAKE BELIEVE
This look at the lives of teen magicians follows six hopefuls as they vie for the title of Teen World Champion at the World Magic Seminar.
Have you watched any of these movies with your family?
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