Pop some popcorn and pull up a movie or show for a family-friendly movie night that everyone can enjoy. Here are the best movies and shows streaming in October.

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Disney+

On Oct. 1, watch “Maleficent,” the live-action movie which centers around the villain from “Sleeping Beauty.”

Available on Oct. 2, see “Beverly Hills Chihuahua,” where the lost Chloe must find her way back home from Mexico. Watch the Baker family compete against a family with eight children in “Cheaper by the Dozen 2.

On Oct. 9, catch “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” as Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace. In “X2,” the X-men must team up with the villain Magneto.

On Oct. 16, watch the first season of “Disney Junior The Rocketeer,” where a young girl and her gadget-building friend tackle epic adventures. In “Marvel’s Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United,” Iron Man and Captain America work together to keep the Red Skull and Taskmaster from unleashing an army of Hydra Brutes. “Clouds” follows a young musician whose cancer has spread as he accomplishes his dream of making an album.

On Oct. 23, see Olaf’s origins in “Once Upon a Snowman.”

Releasing Oct. 30, catch the season premiere of “The Mandalorian.” Watch the first season of “The Owl House,” where a teenager goes up against the forces of evil. In “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” a master sorcerer must find and train Merlin’s descendant.

Netflix

On Oct. 1, watch season three of the globe-trotting adventures of “Carmen Sandiego.” Season four of “The Worst Witch” continues the experiences of young Mildred Hubble. In “Superman Returns,” Superman returns from Krypton and must figure out how he fits on Earth now.

On Oct. 2, the special short “A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween” follows Cory, Chrissy and Freddie as they hunt for king-sized candy bars.

On Oct. 6, StarBeam and Boost must save the day as Captain Fishbeard is stealing everyone’s Halloween treats in “StarBeam: Halloween Hero.”On Oct. 9, catch the second season of “Fast & Furious Spy Racers,” now set in Rio.

On Oct. 12, watch the third season of “Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts,” as this ragtag crew bands together to solve problems.

In “Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef,” Captain Barnacles and crew must save the fragile reef in this musical released on Oct. 13. Celebrate Día de los Muertos with “Super Monsters: Dia de los Monsters.”

On Oct. 16, watch the third season of “The Last Kids on Earth” as surviving teenagers deal with the aftermath of a monster apocalypse.

On Oct. 18, watch a young boy save his town from a centuries-old curse in “ParaNorman.”

HBO Max

On Oct. 1, watch a young girl compete in the National Spelling Bee in “Akeelah And The Bee.” The cast of a space opera television series are mistaken for their characters when an alien race asks for their help in “Galaxy Quest.” Watch both “Hairspray” and “Hairspray” to see Tracy Turnblad and her friends change 1962 Baltimore through a local TV dance show. See Superman’s origin story with “Man of Steel.” Watch the TV show “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” to see Pac-Man take on the ghosts. Scooby and the gang come to the rescue to take down an evil snowman in “Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays.” Batman learns he has a son in the animated “Son of Batman.” Watch four teenage mutant ninja turtles protect New York City in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III.”

On Oct. 3, watch “The ABCs of Back to School: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Families” discussing questions submitted by children about going back to school.

Hulu

On Oct. 1, in “Ice Age: The Meltdown,” Manny, Sid and Diego travel to higher ground, as the ice age is coming to an end. In “The Pirates! Band Of Misfits,” Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to win Pirate of the Year.

Amazon Prime

On Oct. 2, watch the three unlikely bug buddies, Fly, Spider and Worm, go on adventures in “Bug Diaries Halloween Special.”

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