15 Full-Length Free Movies on YouTube for Kids

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Free movies on YouTube like March of the Dinosaurs and The House of Magic will be instant kid pleasers

If your Netflix queue is looking a little stale, you might want to think about the treasure trove of free movies on YouTube for kids (we also happen to love these YouTube channels just for kids). You don’t need a subscription to watch, and even though you’ll have to sit through a few commercials before your movie, don’t let the ads turn you off. These free flicks are well worth your time. If you’re on the hunt for even more classics, scan through the best movies every kid should see before they grow up—and don’t forget some creative movie night snacks!


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Thunder and the House of Magic

When Thunder, an adorable orange cat, is sadly abandoned, he wanders the unfamiliar neighborhood looking for shelter. When chased by a big Dobermann, he makes his way into the local "haunted house," which is in fact home to an old magician named Mr. Lawrence. Thunder meets a terrified mouse named Maggie and her friend, Jack the Rabbit. When Mr. Lawrence is injured and his sly nephew tries to sell the home from under him, Thunder must join forces with Maggie and Jack to save the day. 

Best for ages: 5 and up.

Watch it here. 

Snow Queen

Before there was Frozen, there was Snow Queen. A more direct take on Hans Cristian Andersen's iconic tale, a young girl named Greta must battle the evil queen and rescue her friend in this free movie on YouTube for kids. 

Best for ages: 6 and up.

Watch it here

Arthur and the Minimoys

Follow 10-year-old Arthur as he tries to find a way to save his grandmother's house from being destroyed. He enters into a world of tiny creatures who live in harmony with nature in search of treasure and, along the way, makes many discoveries.

Best for ages: 7 and up. 

Watch it here

Pixies

Joe Beck, thanks to a Pixie's curse, has lost the love of his life, and now he needs to right a wrong from many years ago in order to end the curse.

Best for ages: 8 and up.

Watch it here. 

Related: 15 Free Full-Length Kids’ TV Shows on YouTube

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The Reef 

A young fish named Pi loses everything and heads to the Reef and his family. There he meets a beautiful fish trying to ward off the affections of a bully shark. Will Pi save the day? 

Best for ages: 4 and up. 

Watch it here

White Lion

Older kids will appreciate this gorgeous film about a young African boy who befriends a white lion cub before embarking on an epic adventure. The film uses beautiful real-life nature footage to tell its story. Consequently, expect sad scenes depicting the cruelty that the infamous "circle of life" imparts. 

Best for ages: 10 and up. 

Watch it here

Ribbit

This free movie on YouTube for kids is about a frog who doesn't enjoy water or jumping and wishes he could be like other animals in the rainforest. So, he sets off with his best friend, a flying squirrel, to discover his true self. 

Best for ages: 6 and up. 

Watch it here

March of the Dinosaurs

Calling all budding paleontologists! This animated docu/drama is set in North America during the Cretaceous Period and follows a young Edmontosaurus named Scar as he and his herd migrate south for the winter, as well as a Trodon, who stays put in the frigid North. Dinosaur enthusiasts will love the action, although young kids might be scared when mega meat eaters Gorgosaurus and Albertosaurus make their entrance. 

Best for ages: 7 and up. 

Watch it here.

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Khumba

This South African-made film is about a zebra prince born without all of his stripes who is cast out from the herd. Khumba isn't quite The Lion King, but there are a few similarities, namely the trio of goofy animal outcasts (here it's a wildebeest and an ostrich) that team up with the misfit zebra and help him learn to love himself—half-stripes and all—before returning to the herd.

Best for ages: 6 and up.

Watch it here

A Monster in Paris

Raoul and Emile release a monster from a scientist's greenhouse by accident and begin to track it down. As they do so, they realize it may not be as scary as they once thought. 

Best for ages: 8 and up.

Watch it here

Halo Legends

Based on the popular video game, this film expands into the Halo universe with seven origin stories.

Best for ages: 13 and up. 

Watch it here. 

Bunyan and Babe

While on a visit to their grandparents, two young kids, Travis and Whitney, discover a greedy land developer's sinister plot for a Minnesota town. When Travis falls through a magic portal, he meets the mythical Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe. The unlikely team faces minor peril, and has plenty of unforgettable adventures, but will they be able to save the town in time? 

Best for ages: 7 and up. 

Related: 40 YouTube Channels Just for Kids

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

Fairy tale-loving tots will want to sing along with this 1965 version of the classic story. With minimalist sets and tons of musical numbers, this Cinderella feels more like watching a stage show than a movie—so don't go in expecting special effects. But anyone who loves the story of the cinder girl who finds her prince will be all in. 

Best for ages: 5 and up. 

Watch it here

Mee-Shee the Water Giant

When some important machinery belonging to an oil company is lost in Canada, a man and his son have to cancel their trip to Disney to find the missing machinery. But they find an adventure they couldn't have expected when they discover a legendary sea creature.

Best for ages: 7 and up. 

Watch it here.  

The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue

In the sequel to the classic '80s film about intelligent rats living on a farm, this is the story of Timmy, the young son of Mrs. Frisbee. After growing into a strong rodent, Timmy sets out on a journey that will challenge him. 

Best for ages: 8 and up. 

Watch it here

 

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