Movie lovers can add family movies to the list of movies to watch for free on Netflix.
The service has a huge library of movies for both young and old, ranging from the beloved to the obscure.
According to Netflix, the majority of the films it offers for free are family movies.
“Netflix has been adding new family movies for over a year now, and we’re delighted to welcome a new addition to our family of movies.
We are thrilled to be adding Family Movie Day to the Netflix Family Movie catalogue,” Netflix India president and CEO Pankaj Sharma said.
“As family-friendly as family movies can be, there is no excuse for movies that contain explicit sex or violence.
These movies are best enjoyed by adults with a healthy tolerance for mature content.”
Family movies are a big hit on Netflix because it allows them to include younger viewers who might not be interested in a mature film.
According of Netflix’s own data, about 3% of all movies in its catalogue were rated M, and that figure is growing.
For the last six months, Netflix has been providing free access to more than 5 million movies.
Netflix has over 5,000 movies and TV shows, ranging in age from 14 to 80.
Netflix India has plans to expand the family-friendliness of its movies, so that they are accessible for both children and adults.
For example, Netflix is working on a new family movie that is available for children between 7 and 12.
Netflix’s new family program, Family Movie Nights, will be launched in November and the company is targeting 4 million movies and television shows across the country.
The Family Movie Night program is expected to cost Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,500 per movie.
The company is also working on Family Movie Days, a free movie and TV show night.
“With this new family feature, we hope to bring even more family movies and shows to our customers,” said Mr Sharma.
Netflix is also experimenting with new family features that it is hoping will make it easier for people to watch movies together, like a “Family Club” feature that lets people subscribe to movies in their families for a discounted price.
Netflix hopes to expand its family movie night offering to include family-oriented shows like The Simpsons Family Movie, Family Guy Family Movie and Family Guy: Family Vacation.
The Simpsons family movie is available on Netflix for Rs 2.99.
Netflix, which has been expanding its family-centric offerings to the movies, said that it has seen strong demand from the younger audience for these shows.
“Our Family Movie Club program is now available for kids between 7-14 years old,” said Amit Srivastava, VP, content and strategy at Netflix.
“The new Family Movie night offers kids who are interested in these shows a chance to get their hands on them for free.”