Family Film Favourites for UK Audiences

Did you know Common Sense Media has quite the fan base in the United Kingdom? As a thank you, we've put together a list of some of our favourite (notice the British spelling?) family films that are widely available for U.K. audiences. They include everything from golden oldies, such as Singin' in the Rain, to modern classics like Paddington 2. They're the perfect excuse to make a nice cup of tea and snuggle up on the sofa. All are available on the Sky platform, among other avenues in the U.K., as well as platforms in the United States. For even more choice, check out our Best Family Movies and Feel-Good Family Movies.

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Winnie the Pooh

age 3+

Adorable big-screen Pooh adaptation is short and sweet.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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A Bug's Life

age 5+

Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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Charlotte's Web (2006)

age 5+

Enchanting take on a beloved children's classic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Dino Dana: The Movie

age 5+

Family focus, awesome dinos make for a Paleo pleasure.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

age 5+

Delightful family-friendly sequel has positive themes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

age 5+

Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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WALL-E

age 5+

Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Babe

age 6+

Heartwarming farm story is touching and a bit scary.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1995)
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Early Man

age 6+

Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Free Willy

age 6+

A wayward boy befriends a moody killer whale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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Frozen 2

age 6+

Slightly darker sequel charms with catchy songs, messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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March of the Penguins

age 6+

Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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Mary Poppins Returns

age 6+

Blunt is a delight in sweet, nostalgic, toe-tapping sequel.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Paddington 2

age 6+

Charming, heartfelt sequel entertains, inspires compassion.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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The Parent Trap

age 6+

Delightful remake is great for the whole family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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Shrek

age 6+

Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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Singin' in the Rain

age 6+

Often considered the finest musical of all time.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1952)
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Smallfoot

age 6+

Fun, feel-good animated musical offers positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Big Hero 6

age 7+

Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Duck Soup

age 7+

Classic comedy film with lots of mayhem, slapstick humor.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1933)
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