New Years Eve Movies to Watch with the Family

Ring in the New Year without leaving the comfort of your couch with these Kid-Friendly New Years movies. From little to big kids, there’s something for everyone on this list. We’ve stuck to movies PG-13 or less to keep it family-friendly. Weather your celebrating the New Year early to get the kids in bed on time or trying to keep them away until midnight these New Years movie selections will get anyone in the celebratory spirit.

Happy New Year Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown is obliged to attend Peppermint Patty’s New Year’s Eve party, even though he has to finish the novel “War and Peace”.


Released: 1986

Rating: G

Age Recommended: 4 and up

Where to Watch: Apple TV

Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne

After finding out her grandmother won’t be visiting for Christmas, Lucy decides to cheer herself up by throwing the ultimate New Year’s Eve party. Meanwhile, Charlie Brown tries to fulfill one of his resolutions before midnight.

Released: 2021

Rating: G

Age Recommended: 4 and up

Where to Watch: Apple TV


Sleepless in Seattle

A recently widowed man’s son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Released: 1993

Rating: PG

Age Recommended: 11 and up

Where to Watch: Prime Video, Paramount+



In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Released: 2016

Rating: PG

Age Recommended: 8 and up

Where to Watch: Disney+,  Amazon


Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry New Year

Ring in the season with Winnie The Pooh in a holiday adventure.

Released: 2002

Rating: G

Age Recommended: 3 and up

Where to Watch: Disney+


High School Musical

A popular high-school athlete and an academically-gifted girl get roles in the school musical and develop a friendship that threatens East High’s social order.

Released: 2006

Rating: TV-G

Age Recommended: 7 and up

Where to Watch: Disney+


While You Were Sleeping

A hopelessly romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.

Released: 1995

Rating: PG

Age Recommended: 10 and up

Where to Watch: Disney+


Forrest Gump

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal and other historical events unfold from the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.

Released: 1994

Rating: PG-13

Age Recommended: 13 and up

Where to Watch: Prime Video, Paramount+, Showtime Anytime


Ernie Hudson, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray and Harold Ramis in GHOSTBUSTERS.

Ghostbusters II

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.

Released: 1989

Rating: PG

Age Recommended: 10 and up

Where to Watch: Prime Video, Apple TV


Are We There Yet?

To impress a foxy divorcee, ladies’ man Nick offers to take her kids on an extended road trip, unaware of the torture he’s in for.

Released: 2005

Rating: PG

Age Recommended: 10 and up

Where to Watch: Prime Video, Apple TV, Paramount +


Pete the Cat: A Groovy New Year

As he passes out invitations to his New Year’s Party, Pete the Cat figures out what a New Year Resolution is. Using the “definitions” and examples of his friends, Pete works through the process of coming up with his own resolution.

Released: 2017

Rating: TV-Y

Age Recommended: 6 and up

Where to Watch: Prime Video

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