Halfway through the summer holidays, May is all about spending time with your family, whether you’re planning a holiday getaway or just some at-home fun. If you’ve watched every Disney movie out there, and would like some new options to choose from, take a look at some of our family favourite movies to enjoy with your family.
A happy dog movie, Air Buddies is a must-watch for kids, adults and pretty much anyone who loves dogs and hates movies where they don’t survive. The main movies titled Air Bud follow the story of a golden retriever named Bud who loves playing sports, while the rest follow different plotlines about a bunch of adorable golden retriever puppies. Pick one movie from the 14-film franchise and you won’t be sorry!
Watch on Apple TV
We’ve all heard our fair share of bedtime stories growing up, from fairy-tales and fantasies to happily ever afters. But what if they suddenly started to come true? Bedtime stories tells the tale of an ordinary hotel handyman Skeeter Bronson who recites bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. In a magical twist of events, the stories he tells them start coming true, turning the handyman’s world into complete chaos.
Watch on Disney+ Hostar and Apple TV
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite for the third time in this fun-family ride. After going on what can only be described as the worst blind date ever, Jim and Lauren cross paths once again on a family trip in Africa. Initially, both the couple and their kids bicker and sass one another. However, the trip soon transforms into an exciting fun-filled vacation with both families blending like one!
Watch on Apple TV
A modern remake of the 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory follows the story of a young boy named Charlie who lives in poverty with his family. Charlie finds a golden ticket giving him the chance to visit the mysterious but magnificent Wonka Factory. The factory is led by an unusual but imaginative candymaker, who takes the ticket holders through the secrets of the factory. Full of joy rides and lots of candy, this is one movie your kids are sure to enjoy!
Watch on Amazon Prime
You know a movie is going to be epic when it stars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. A sequel to the 1995 Jumanji, the movie trails four teenagers who get sucked into a video game. The only way out? Play the game and win. A movie that is full of adventure, thrills and hilarious plotlines, this one is sure to light up family movie night!
Watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime
Lieutenant Shane Wolfe has been trained to face the most dangerous situations from rescue missions to block attacks. However, after failing to rescue a government scientist Howard Plummer from Serbian rebels, Wolfe is assigned a mission he was never trained for, protecting Plummer’s family!
Watch on Disney+ Hotstar and Amazon Prime
Twins separated at birth is one of the oldest plotlines in movie history, and The Parent Trap is near the genesis of this hilarious plot. After meeting at a summer camp, 11-years olds Hallie and Annie discover that they are biological twins with divorced parents. The duo then decide to reunite their parents through a clever twin switch strategy, which may or may not be successful!
Watch on Disney+ Hostar