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Children's & Family Theatre

Enjoy your journey down the yellow brick road and into the wondrous world of family films. Children's and family-oriented films are often suitable for all age groups, and cover a wide range of genre categories (comedy, adventure, fantasy, musicals, etc.). There are several category choices with something to entertain the little ones or the whole darn family. For the younger ones click on 'Pre-School Entertainment' in green on the left. 'Disney Animation', 'Family Animation' and 'Classic Animation' can be accessed via the 'Animation' link further up the menu. Pictured: 'The Wizard of Oz', one of the best-loved family films of all time.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

7.7/10
Director: Mike Newell
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Mic...

Harry and friends start their fourth and most challenging year at Hogwart's School of Magic. The new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher, Mad-Eye M... Read more

The Fox And The Hound (1981)

7.3/10
Director: Art Stevens, Richard Rich, Ted Berman
Starring: Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Voices Of, Pearl Bailey

A charming Disney animated feature about the childhood friendship between two natural enemies, a fox cub and a hound pup, as they grow older their rel... Read more

The Lion King: Special Edition (1994)

8.5/10
Director: Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers

Disney's biggest (non-computer) animated hit to date tells the tale of a lion cub raised to take his father's place someday as King of the Jungle but... Read more

A Bug's Life (1998)

7.2/10
Director: Andrew Stanton, John Lasseter

Pixar Animation Studios follow up to "Toy Story" is this imaginative adventure about a misfit ant who recruits an assemblage of other insects to help... Read more

Meet the Robinsons (2007)

6.9/10
Director: Stephen J Anderson
Starring: Voices Of, Angela Bassett, Jordan Fry, Tom Kenny, Laurie Metcalf

Disney's 46th animated feature begins with a baby boy being left on the steps of an orphanage. As it turns out, Lewis is a genius inventor and he mak... Read more

Scooby-Doo's Original Mysteries (1969)

Director: Anon
Starring: Scooby-Doo, Shaggy

See how your favourite snack-munching canine super-sleuth got his start! Featuring the first five Scooby-Doo episodes ever unleashed, including the se... Read more

My Little Pony: The Runaway Rainbow (2005)

6.6/10

This little unicorn just wants to have fun! With the wave of her magic wand, Rarity The Unicorn sets off on an adventurous, magical mishap throughout... Read more

Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

7/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton

You want some fresh air? Here it is! Pee-wee Herman goes on an adventure to recover his most important possession - a bicycle stolen by some nasties.... Read more

The Last Starfighter (1984)

6.7/10
Director: Nick Castle
Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy

A young video game master becomes part of a real outer space war when he's called on to help defend the Star League of Planets from their arch-enemy,... Read more

Hook (1991)

6.7/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Bob Hoskins, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Maggie Smith, Robin Williams

Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman star in this classic tale about a middle-aged lawyer who discovers that he was once the legendary Peter Pan. An ench... Read more