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27th May 2022

Weekend TV Guide: All the best kids films on TV this weekend

Melissa Carton

What to watch this weekend.

If you’re looking for a family friendly movie to watch over the weekend and don’t know where to start.

Below are some of the best family films airing on TV over the weekend and there’s something for all ages.

Saturday May 28th

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Hotel Transylvania
Dracula opens a luxury resort for monsters, only to unexpectedly find himself with a human guest. Animated comedy, with the voices of Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg.


Transformers: Age of Extinction
The shape-changing robots emerge from hiding when technology from their own world threatens the human race. Sci-fi adventure, starring Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci


Over the Hedge
A wily raccoon tricks some gullible animals into stealing food from a suburb so he can pay off an angry bear. Animated comedy, featuring the voices of Bruce Willis and Steve Carell

Johnny English
A bumbling British secret agent tries to unmask a mysterious villain responsible for stealing the Crown Jewels. Comedy, with Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich and Natalie Imbruglia


Sunday May 29th


A freak accident grants an ordinary snail super-speed, which he uses to become a racing champion. Animated adventure, with the voices of Ryan Reynolds and Paul Giamatti

Mr Popper’s Penguins
A workaholic businessman’s life is thrown into turmoil when he inherits six penguins from his explorer father. Family comedy, starring Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino and Angela Lansbury

Penguins of Madagascar
The flightless birds join a secret society of animals to foil a plot for world domination. Animated comedy, with the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich



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