Family Movies Coming To Netflix & Hulu in February 2018

Every month, streaming services like Netflix and Hulu add a slew of new movie options for subscribers. Here at FamilyTech, we take a look at the incoming films and pick some that look like a good fit for family viewing. And you know this already, but keep it age appropriate, just like you would with the chores you dole out. Here are some choices for February 2018.

Feb 1

Evan Almighty (2007) – Netflix
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Congressman Evan Baxter is played by Steve Carrel and Morgan Freeman is God is this great family flick. In case you haven’t watched it already, we won’t give away much, but Evan is tapped to change the world in a very familiar yet unconventional way.

Akeelah and the Bee (2006) – Hulu
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Do you remember this movie about a young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee? It was a big hit when it was new, and has managed to stand the test of time as well. Cue it up with your school-age kids and enjoy.

Ella Enchanted (2004) – Netflix
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she’s falling.

Agent Cody Banks (2003) – Hulu
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

This film about government agent that trains Cody Banks to be a covert operative is still fun 15 years after it was in theatres. Your kids might know Frankie Muniz from Malcolm In The Middle and will enjoy this flick on your next family night. (The sequel is also on Hulu in February.)

Feb 8
The Emoji Movie (2017) – Netflix
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone’s user.

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Joe Long