Family Movies Coming To Netflix in January 2018

Every month, streaming services like Netflix say goodbye to loads of movies and television and add a slew of new 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 January 2018.

Jan 1

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.

National Treasure (2004)
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Benjamin Franklin Gates descends from a family of treasure-seekers who’ve all hunted for the same thing: a war chest hidden by the Founding Fathers after the Revolutionary War. Ben’s close to discovering its whereabouts, as is his competition, but the FBI is also hip to the hunt.

Jan 2
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Rating: PG-13
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea…including him. Released earlier in 2017, it’s a great family night option.

Jan 10
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Rating: PG
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Here’s another fun one released in 2017. Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Jan 31
Cars 3 (2017)
Rating: G
IMDB Parent’s Guide

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

Joe Long