5 of the best Christmas family films

Christmas is all about spending time with loved ones, so why not treat the whole family to a trip to the cinema to see something magical. Here are the top 5 family films this yuletide…


Puss in Boots

One of the most lovable characters in Shrek, the swashbuckling kitty, Puss in Boots is back and must fight to save his town.


Your little ones will love following Puss’s courageous and hilarious tale as he attempts to steal the famous Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.

Puss is joined by his trusty friends the glamorous Kitty Softpaws and Humpty Dumpty, making this is one adventure that will keep the whole family entertained.

Best for…swashbuckling action and adventure

To watch the trailer visit the official website

Happy Feet 2

Happy Feet 2

If your little angels loved the first installment of Happy Feet then they certainly won’t be disappointed by the sequel.

We are reunited with adorable tap-dancing penguin Mumble, the glorious Gloria and their friends Lovelace and Ramon.

This time Mumble and Gloria have started a family, but their son Erik is struggling to find out what his own particular talents are. When the penguin community is threatened, they must all come together and dance to save the day.

Best for…music that will get everyone’s toes tapping

To watch the trailer visit the offical website

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas

With a star studded cast as the voices of this animated film, and an unusual plot this is a must see for the Christmas season. The unlikely and comical hero Arthur sets out on an urgent mission that must be completed before children wake on Christmas morning. Arthur Christmas reveals the answer to every child’s question: ‘How does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?’ But, the answer will surprise children and parents alike.

Best for…Christmassy cheer and lots of laughs

To watch the trailer visit the offical website

Alvin and The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Your little ones will be swept away with Alvin and the Chipmunks next adventure. Everyone’s favourite furballs accidentally go overboard while on holiday on a cruise ship, and end up marooned and ‘chipwrecked’ in a tropical paradise. Things get exciting when the Chipmunks discover their island is not as empty as it seems.

Best for…a dose of cute furry fun

To watch the trailer visit the official website


Hugo in 3D

This magical film, based on Brian Selznick’s children’s adventure novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret, follows an orphaned boy who secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks. He gets caught up in a mysterious adventure when he attempts to repair a mechanical man. Hugo has fantastic 3D special effects and is perfect family-friendly entertainment. It’s definitely one for mums and dads too, as the plot goes that bit deeper than most children’s films. 


Best for…spectacular 3D effects and something that parents will enjoy too

To watch the trailer visit the official website

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