Films for the whole family to enjoy in the BT Player - Strange World, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Minions and more

From animated classics to the brightest and best new adventures, we've got an amazing collection of family films to buy, rent and watch on your TV box.

By Rhys Lewis Published: 20 January 2023 - 3.17pm
Strange World

If you looking to discover the best new movies for kids, why not check out the BT Player.

Packed with new releases, old favourites and timeless classics, we've got all the entertainment for the whole family at the push of a button.

Check out the best new kids' films to buy or rent right now on your BT TV box...

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Strange World

Introducing a legendary family of explorers, the Clades, as they attempt to navigate an uncharted, treacherous land alongside a motley crew that includes a mischievous blob, a three-legged dog and a slew of ravenous creatures.

Animated fantasy adventure starring the voices of Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid, Jaboukie Young-White, Gabrielle Union and Lucy Liu.

Watch Strange World in the BT Player

Tad the Lost Explorer and the Curse of the Mummy

Tad's dream to be accepted by his archaeology colleagues gets cut short when he mistakenly breaks a cursed sarcophagus. After awakening the spirit inside, it's up to Tad and Sara to lead a heroic journey and stop the Mummy's curse.

Animated adventure starring Oscar Barberan, Michelle Jenner, Tito Valverde and Alexandra Jimenez.

Watch Tad the Lost Explorer and the Curse of the Mummy in the BT Player now

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

When the Primm family moves to New York City, their son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. But all that changes when he discovers Lyle, a singing crocodile who loves baths, caviar and great music, living in the attic of his new home.

Musical family adventure adapted from the much-loved books by Bernard Waber and featuring songs by The Greatest Showman writers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Stars Javier Bardem, Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy and Winslow Fegley, with Shawn Mendes as the voice of Lyle.

Watch Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile in the BT Player

Minions: The Rise of Gru

In 1976, an 11-year-old Gru dreams of becoming a supervillain, assisted by the Minions. Gru is ecstatic when he receives an audition invitation from the Vicious 6, a supervillain team who hope to find a new member to replace their founder, Wild Knuckles.

Animated comedy starring Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Taraji P. Henson and Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Watch Minions: The Rise of Gru in the BT Player


A girl in Colombia faces the frustration of being the only member of her family who doesn't have magical powers.

Disney's enchanting 60th animated film stars Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo and Mauro Castillo and features songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Moana, Hamilton, Mary Poppins Returns).

Watch Encanto now in the BT Player

How to buy family films in the BT TV Store

It couldn't be easier. If you're a BT TV customer, hit the 'BT Player' button on your remote and scroll across the top menu to 'Kids Store'.

You can then explore across genres, latest releases and the best offers.

If you already know the film you want, press 'Search' on your remote and type in the name.