NEW Netflix DVD Releases for 2017!

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by

Family Movie Nights are the best!

Netflix Director badgeWhether you watch family movies at home or in the theater a movie is a great way to get the family together to slow down. These new Netflix DVD Releases mean you’ll always know what new movie movie has come out that you can watch with your families. Bookmark this or save the link, we’ll keep it updated throughout the year. We’ll also link up our family movie reviews helping you know if the movie is a great fit for your family AND our movie printables and behind the scenes footage so your family can have the best FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT!


With our partnership with Netflix we’ll be watching more family movies than ever! As these new family DVD releases come out we’ll be sharing our reviews. As you see a movie your family wants to watch you can save it or add it to your Netflix queue.


New Netflix DVD Releases


New Netflix DVD Releases By Date

Family Friendly New Releases for December

Week of December 24

The Lego Ninjago Movie

With a wisecracking kung-fu master and superior Lego building skills, young ninja Lloyd and his Lego-loving pals seem well-equipped to defend Ninjago City against malevolent warlord Garmadon. Unfortunately, Garmadon is Lloyd’s dad.

Week of December 3

Cars 3Cars 3

In this third installment of the animated franchise, sleek female race car Cruz Ramirez helps veteran speed demon Lightning McQueen try to recapture his winning ways after he’s displaced by a new and intimidating generation of competitors.

Family Friendly New Releases for November

Week of November 19

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

In this comical sequel, nut-thieving squirrel Surly is looking for his next big score — which soon leads the ever-mischievous little rodent into another series of hilarious adventures.

Family Friendly New Releases for October

Week of October 11

The Mummy
A tale that never gets old is transported to modern times when an ancient princess whose destiny was stolen from her millennia ago awakens from her tomb eager to take revenge — unleashing a torrent of terror in London’s underground labyrinths.


Week of October 17


Spider-Man: Homecoming
Returning home from his spectacular adventures with the Avengers, Peter Parker keeps his superhero identity concealed from his high school classmates. But he’s soon obliged to unleash his powers on supervillain Vulture.



Week of October 24

The Emoji Movie 
In the city of Textopolis, which is buried within a messaging app, emojis vie to be selected for use in texts and emails. Unlike his fellow emojis, Gene has multiple expressions because he lacks a filter — but he’s determined to become “normal.”





Week of October 31

poster for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALESPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill fortune blowing even more strongly when a crew of deadly ghost pirates led by an old rival, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea…including him. His only hope of survival lies in finding the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that gives its possessor total control of the seas.



Family Friendly New Releases for September

Week of September 17

Guardians of the Galaxy 2

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and characters from the classic comics come to their aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.



Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

In this wacky animated tale, fourth-graders George Beard and Harold Hutchins succeed in doing what other kids only dream of as the boys hypnotize their nasty principal and turn him into the underwear-clad superhero from their homemade comic book.




Week of September 24

Wonder Woman

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.




Transformers: The Last Knight

Continuing the story of the second trilogy in the Transformers franchise, this chapter finds Optimus Prime confronting a dead planet — and his lone hope of reviving it depends on an artifact that can only be found on Earth.



Family Friendly New Releases for August

Week of August 1


When his sister dies, 30-something bachelor Frank Adler assumes the care of her 7-year-old daughter. But his plans to raise her are threatened when the child reveals herself to be a math prodigy, and his mom suddenly gets involved.


The Boss Baby

An addition to the family in the form of a suit-wearing baby brother has 7-year-old Tim worried about losing his parents’ affection. But when a corporate plot threatens the balance of love in the world, Tim teams with his sibling to foil the scheme.

Family Friendly New Releases for July


Week of July 2

Beauty and the Beast

In this live action version of the Disney adapted animated feature, young Belle yearns to escape her ordinary existence — and her village’s boorish suitors — until she becomes imprisoned in the castle of a monstrous prince.



Week of July 9

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Looking for a purpose, Smurfette finds it in a quest for a missing village, but she must get there before the wicked wizard Gargamel. Luckily, she has a map — and her pals Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty — to help her get through the Forbidden Forest.



Week of July 23

Kong: Skull Island

When a team of scientists sets out to survey a remote Pacific island, they’re unaware that they’re intruding on the home of legendary giant ape King Kong. But after Kong discovers their presence, the expedition becomes a harrowing fight for survival.



New Releases for June

June 18

The LEGO Batman Movie

If the Caped Crusader is to save Gotham in this animated adventure, he’ll have to stop going it alone and accept help from others — because if he doesn’t, the Joker could take control of the city.


June 25

Power Rangers

When their hometown of Angel Grove becomes threatened by alien monsters led by the villainous Rita Repulsa, five superhero teens suit up to save their community — and the planet — from obliteration.



New Releases for May


May 1

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2016 PG-13 Rated PG-13

2hr 13m
Before the events of the original “Star Wars” trilogy, the Rebel Alliance enlists a team of rogue fighters to steal plans for the Galactic Empire’s new space station — a powerful superweapon called the Death Star.







May 14

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
2017 PG-13 Rated PG-13 1hr 24m

In this all new animated DC feature film, the Titans are on the hunt for the villainous Brother Blood, not realizing that they might have a traitor among them. Directed by Sam Liu and written by Ernie Altbacker.






May 21

My Life as a Zucchini
2017 PG-13 Rated PG-13 1hr 8m

When his alcoholic single mom dies in an accident, 9-year-old Courgette is sent to live at a children’s home with other youngsters from troubled backgrounds. Though he struggles to fit in at first, Courgette gradually bonds with his new companions.


May 28

A Dog’s Purpose
2017 PG Rated PG 1hr 40m

Unfolding through the prospect of a reincarnated dog, this affecting family tale follows the faithful canine as he learns the purpose of his existence through the lives of his numerous owners.







Other notable 2017 family movie releases that maybe you haven’t seen!


Which new Netflix movie releases will be your kids be the most excited for? Which family movie will you add to your Netflix queue?


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Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! Did you know that boys behave better when they are out exploring? As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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