Creative Commons Logo


You are free to republish this article both online and in print. We ask that you follow some simple guidelines.

Please do not edit the piece, ensure that you attribute the author, their institute, and mention that the article was originally published on the ShowMax Blog.

By copying the HTML below, you will be adhering to all our guidelines.

Copy this HTML into your CMS. Press ⌘-C to copy


There’s nothing quite like a family movie marathon for bonding with your kids, giving you an excuse to spend quality time together, and, let’s not forget, to pig out on popcorn (check out these interesting popcorn flavour combinations to add some spice or sweetness to your movie binge session).

Choose from one of these 10 fun, family-friendly films on Showmax.

1. Hop

Hop on Showmax
Image: NBC

Who wants to be Easter Bunny? Not E.B., who ditches his dad’s business and escapes to Los Angeles in this brilliant mix of animation and film. Watch now »

3. Balto

Balto on Showmax
Image: NBC

Feel the rush of the snowy North as Balto the sled dog rushes against time and danger to save his village in this exciting animated adventure. Did you know it’s based on a true story? Watch now »

4. Arthur & the Revenge of Maltazard

Arthur on Showmax
Image: Times Media

Arthur rushes to the side of Princess Selenia, but soon discovers Emperor Maltazard’s plot to capture him. Can Arthur evade his clutches in this fun-filled family animated adventure? Listen out for the voices of Freddie Highmore and Selena Gomez. Watch now »

5. Arthur 3 & the War of Two Worlds

Arthur and the War of Two Worlds on Showmax
Image: Times Media

The evil Maltazard has figured out how to shrink Arthur and thinks that takes care of his nemesis. But no matter how tiny, Arthur is ready to fight. Watch now »

6. The Adventures of Tin Tin

The Adventures of Tin Tin on Showmax
Image: Paramount

The famous comic character is brought to life in this brilliant and groundbreaking animated film. Directed by Steven Spielberg, it’s a thrill ride for the whole family! Watch now »

7. The Borrowers

The Borrowers on Showmax
Image: NBC

The tiny borrowers live in harmony with humans, until an evil lawyer takes over the house. Well, he never reckoned on the tiny people fighting back. Watch now »

8. The Mighty

The Mighty on ShowMax
Image: Miramax

Two teenage outcasts, a big guy and a disabled genius, team up to become bigger than the forces against them. Starring Kieran Culkin and Sharon Stone, this 1998 gem is a family classic. Watch now »

9. The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina

Tom Thumb on Showmax
Image: Miramax

Fleeing an attack on their village, two siblings are separated. Years later they find each other again, but do they remember? Don’t miss this fun adventure for the whole family. Watch now »

10. Babe: Pig in the City

Babe: Pig in the City on Showmax
Image: NBC

Babe has to save the farm from debt collectors, so he takes his sheepherding talents to the city. But is the world ready for this brave little pig? Watch now »

Don’t have Showmax yet?

Start my free trial »

Republish this post
Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence