Looking for something for the kids to watch? Here’s our top picks for this week!
Astro Boy (2009)
Astro Boy, a young robot with superpowers that include x-ray vision, embarks on a dangerous odyssey, navigating unknown territory in search of purpose before returning home to save his loved ones.
Netflix rating: 3.8 – IMDB rating: 6.3 – Vudu rating: 3.9
Available on Vudu and Netflix Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Mexico, Norway & Sweden
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)
This animated adaptation of the incisive Dr. Seuss classic features the voice of Danny DeVito as the Lorax, a forest-dwelling creature who labors to prevent the short-sighted Once-ler from decimating the environment in order to turn a profit.
Netflix rating: 4.1 – IMDB rating: 6.3
Available on Netflix USA
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
In this kid-friendly computer-animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis (voiced by Daniel Hansen) creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. At one point, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest. But then the mysterious Wilbur Robinson (Wesley Singerman) shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner — and his mom.
Netflix rating: 3.8 – IMDB rating: 6.8
Available on Netflix Brazil & Mexico
When a mysterious spaceship crashes in the Pacific, the future of humankind is changed forever. As the multigenerational “Robotech” saga opens, the people of Earth endeavor to master the science of robotechnology and rebuild the giant fortress.
Netflix rating: 3.9 – IMDB rating: 8.4
Available on Netflix Ireland, UK & USA