10 classic animated movies you can watch with your kids this weekend

10 classic animated movies you can watch with your kids this weekend
03/07/2020 Tosin Olufemi

The weekend is here and what better time to relax with the family? With hundreds of kiddies and teenage content available on Showmax, the options are endless.


Relieve the years with your family with these 10 classic animated movies.

Kung Fu Panda – Official® Trailer 1 [HD]
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  • Kungfu Panda Collection


The adventures of the goofy, lovable Panda Po are so exciting that you will be reimmersed in his world of legendary awesomeness as he journeys to becoming the “Dragon Warrior”.

This collection consists of three movies with the first released in 2008.

Get ready to fall in love with the cute fluffy ball of clumsiness with your whole family..

It has 3 parts, and you can watch them here.

Madagascar – Escape 2 Africa Trailer
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  • Madagascar Collection


Released in 2005, the journey of our main characters, four central park zoo animals will quickly draw you in.  Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the Giraffe (David Schwimmer), and Gloria the Hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) who have spent their lives in blissful captivity, unlock a world of adventure as they are unexpectedly shipwrecked on the island of Madagascar.

It contains 3 parts so be ready to be glued to your seat. Watch here.

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trailer HD
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  1. How to Train your Dragon Collection:

The rewatch value of this collection is off the charts and if you are looking for a stop gap while you anticipate the release of other children’s shows, you won’t regret streaming this.

Join the riders of Berk as they take you on an endless adventure with their dragons, starting from the first film which was released in 2010 to the last (The Hidden World)  which was released in 2019.

Stream it here.

LEGO Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzu | Season 2 Trailer | Warner Bros. Entertainment
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  • Ninjago:


Kai, Jay, Cole and Zane are on a mission to become the masters of their respective elemental powers and Spinjitzu weapons.

If you have seen this before, you will agree it is worth watching all over again as it is filled with action packed scenes and very funny conversation.

Watch it here.

Home Official Trailer #1 (2015) – Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna Animated Movie HD
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  • Home


Who remembers the animated movie featuring the pop singer Rihanna? Yes, this is the one. It is so good, many have rated its rewatch value really high.

The story starts when an alien race called the Boov invade the planet earth and abduct all humans. However, a feisty human girl named Gratuity Tucci nicknamed Tip manages to avoid capture, and goes on the run with Oh, a fugitive Boov.

Stream here.

Paddington Official Trailer #1 (2014) – Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth Movie HD
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  • Paddington 2


This is a really good choice for those who love British humor. Paddington is an anthropomorphic bear who had to leave the jungles of Peru to live in London, where he is adopted by the Brown family.

His antics, naivety and love for marmalade all make the movie a good choice, especially for the family on a weekend.

Watch here.

Victorious | Beats in the Heat | Nickelodeon UK
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  • Victorious


This show is so good it was ranked one of the most addictive and most binge-watched shows on Showmax.

If you are in it for the long haul, you will find that Victorious has great rewatch value and even if you may have seen it before, the comedy never gets old.

This is a show about a 16-year-old aspiring pop star called Tori Vega (played by Victoria Justice) and her friends attending the prestigious high school Hollywood Arts.

Watch now.

Lab Rats : Elite Force – Trailer – Disney XD
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  • Disney’s Lab Rats: Elite Force


Fighting supervillains and having to deal with school work at the same time is surely a huge task that requires no small skill.

With just one season, you will find this show of utmost rewatch value as our teenage heroes keep you glued to the screen.

Find Me in Paris: Season 1 Promo • A Hulu Original
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  • Find Me In Paris


If you love time travel, you will agree this is a show with great rewatch value.

Join Henri and Lena in a time travelling adventure that sees Lena transported from 1905 to 2018, leaving Henri to find a way to return her while fighting time collectors.

Watch here.

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Original Trailer (2004)
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  • Avatar: The Last AirBender


Avatar: The Last AirBender is arguably one of the greatest animation series ever made. Little wonder it makes our rewatch list.

With 3 exciting seasons, you will be taken on a journey with Aang, the last of the airbenders and the Avatar, in his quest to free the world of the oppression by the fire nation. He is joined in this quest by 4 other friends as they make their way to a grand climax with the firelord.

If you have seen this before, we are sure we don’t need to convince you too much to see it again.

Watch it here.

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