The best new kids' movies on Netflix in August

These new-to-Netflix films will have you and the kids ready for a family movie marathon

Photograph: Courtesy Netflix and FTP Edelman

Enjoy the best new kids' movies on Netflix in August 2018! There's plenty on offer, including great kids' shows on Netflix, animated kids' movies, family comedy movies and other great stuff too. While our favorite summer activities for kids have kept us plenty busy, there's nothing like cuddling up on the couch for a fantastic family movie.

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While you're at it, don't forget to check out our guide to the coolest kids' movies adapted from children's books and even these wonderful Disney princess movies!


Titles coming to Netflix in August 2018:

Batman Begins (8/1)

Switched (Netflix Original, 8/1)

The Golden Compass (8/1)

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Avail 8/1)

The Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement (Avail 8/1)

Dinotrux Supercharged: Season 2 (Netflix Original, Avail 8/3)

The Ponysitters Club (Netflix Original, Avail 8/10) 

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 7 (Netflix Original, Avail 8/10)

Splash and Bubbles: Season 2 (Avail 8/13)

The Nut Job (Avail 8/13)

Spirit Riding Free: Season 6 (Netflix Original, Avail 8/17)

Ask The Storybots: Season 2 (Netflix Original, Avail 8/24)

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 4 (Netflix Original, Avail 8/24)


Leaving in August 2018:

Care Bears: Welcome to Care-A-Lot: Season 1 (Leaving 8/1)

Finding Dory (Leaving 8/1)

Help, I've Shrunk the Family (Leaving 8/13)

Jem and the Holograms: Seasons 1–3 (Leaving 8/16)

Littlest Pet Shop: Seasons 2–4 (Leaving 8/16)

Pound Puppies: Seasons 1–3 (Leaving 8/16)

The Adventures of Chuck and Friends: Season 2 (Leaving 8/16)

Transformers Prime: Season 2–3 (Leaving 8/16)

Transformers: Rescue Bots: Seasons 2–4 (Leaving 8/16)

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