Family Animation

Here you may enter the magical world of Animated Family Film. From the adventures of Tintin and Felix the Cat, to the escapades of Asterix and the bumbling Mr Magoo - it's all good clean fun. Don't forget to check out 'Classic Animation' too and for Disney click on the relevant menu link. Pictured: The ground-breaking Muppet Show from puppet master, Jim Henson.

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Rarely does a film touch so many hearts or reach such artistic heights as the highly accliamed 'Kiki's Delivery Service', the magical adventure of an... Read more

Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Voices Of, Christian Bale, Emily Mortimer, Jean Simmons, Blythe Danner, Billy Cr...

With its otherworldly beauty and charm Miyazaki's magical tale of adventure and self-discovery is testament to his limiltiless imagination. 18-year-ol... Read more

Princess Mononoke (1997)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Minnie Driver

This stunning masterpiece by animation wizard Hayao Miyazaki is set during Japan's Muromachi era, when a maddened Boar God infects a prince with a dea... Read more

Whisper of the Heart (1995)

Director: Yoshifumi Kondo

Written and produced by Manga maestro Hayao Miyazaki this classic anime sees young bookworm Shizuku spending her summer reading and translating popula... Read more

Arrietty (2010)

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Aka "The Secret World of Arrietty". Mary Norton's novel "The Borrowers" gets an anime updating in this fun family tale co-written by Hayao Miyazaki. A... Read more

The Muppet Show: Season 1 (1976)

Director: Philip Casson, Peter Harris
Starring: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Peter Ustinov, Bruce Forsyth, Candice...

All 24 episodes of the emmy award winning first season are finally here with perennial icons Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo the... whatever, Fozzi... Read more

Tales from Earthsea (2006)

Director: Goro Miyazaki

The son of legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki makes his directing debut with this adapatation of the third and fourth books in Ursula K. LeGuin's belov... Read more

My Neighbour Totoro (1988)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

From legendary Manga director Hayao Miyazaki comes that rare delight - a family film that really appeals to all ages. While their mother is in hospit... Read more

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

This classic Miyazaki film in many ways foreshadows his later, more widely recognised hit, 'Princess Mononoke'. In the far future, man has destroyed t... Read more

Ponyo (2008)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Aka "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea". When five-year-old Sosuke finds a fish named Ponyo near his seaside home, they quickly become the best of friends... Read more