Make it a Movie Night: 5 Family-Friendly Films to Watch

With the weather getting colder and the holiday season fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to cozy up by the fire with your kids and veg out with a good movie. So grab your little film buff because we’ve rounded up our 5 favourite family-friendly films that both you and your kids will enjoy.

Plus, if you’re looking to find Dory before anyone else, you’ll be excited to know that you can now buy Disney/PIXAR’s highly anticipated sequel – Finding Dory – weeks before it’s available to rent or on Blu-ray!

  1. Finding Dory

Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Available to buy On Demand (to watch as many times are you like!). Find it in the Kids Zone on channel 608.

  1. Finding Nemo

A timid clownfish named Marlin must rescue his son Nemo, who’s been captured and placed in the fish tank of a dentist near Sydney Harbour. Teaming up with other ocean creatures, Marlin has various misadventures along the way.

Available to rent On Demand. Find it in the Kids Zone on channel 608.

  1. Alice Through the Looking Glass

After slipping through a mirror, Alice finds herself back in Wonderland. Her friends tell her that the Mad Hatter is in a funk over the loss of his family. Hoping to save his loved ones, Alice steals the Chronosphere from Time to travel into the past. While there, she encounters the younger Hatter and the evil Red Queen.

Available to rent On Demand. Find it in the Kids Zone on channel 608.

  1. Ice Age: Collision Course

When Scrat accidentally launches himself into outer space, he sets off a chain reaction that sends an asteroid hurtling toward Earth. The entire herd must leave home to explore new exotic lands and save itself from Scrat’s cosmic blunder.

Available to rent On Demand. Find it in the Kids Zone on channel 608.

  1. The Angry Birds Movie

Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts – Red, Chuck and Bomb – to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Available to rent On Demand. Find it in the Kids Zone on channel 608.


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  • Finding Dory © 2016 Disney/PIXAR
  • Finding Nemo © Disney/ PIXAR
  • Alice Through The Looking Glass © Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • Ice Age: Collision Course © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved
  • The Angry Birds Movie © 2016 Rovio Animation Ltd. And Rovio Entertainment Ltd. Angry Birds and all related properties, titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Rovio Entertainment Ltd and Rovio Animation Ltd and are used with permission. All Rights Reserved