Animation movies on HBO Max: Can you watch them in Canada?
If you’re a person looking to stream adult shows and use the same service to stream kid-friendly animation movies, HBO max is worth the subscription. In the past, it was HBO blasting in the lounge as we watched the blockbuster releases. But now, with its streaming service, it gets better and better.
For all Canadian readers, we have the unsettling news about HBO Max not officially open to Canada yet. But to settle you down, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to unblock HBO Max in Canada for movies and shows. With the power of VPN, stable internet, and a subscription to HBO Max, you are about to witness the greatest animated movies, all in the comfort of Canada. Let’s get started with our pick for the top kid-friendly movies on HBO Max.
Our first pick is a quality feature, set in a futuristic world. The comedy feature revolves around the young robot named Rodney Copperbottom, who travels to the big city to look for opportunities for work and make his family proud. Along the way, he befriends new robots, struggles with the big life changes, and sees his aspiration’s break because the company he had praised as an inventor turned out to be more sinister than imaginable.
The voice-overs include Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Mel Brooks, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3/10 and received 22 nominations with 2 wins.
- Spirited Away
Our next pick is an Academy-award-winning foreign picture that swept the cinemas away with its majestic sequence. The story revolves around a young 10-year-old girl, whose family moves to the suburbs. In a mysterious turn of events, she transcends to a world ruled by gods, spirits, and witches. In this realm, she struggles to save her parents with the hope of returning from the spirits. The movie has an IMDb rating of 8.6/10, ranking at #28 in the list of top 250 high-rated movies. It has amassed over 89 nominations with 58 wins.
- Happy Feet
Some of you might remember the pitter-patter of dancing penguins. This popular feature revolves around the life of a young penguin who amazes the crowd of his locality through the power of tip-tap dance. While the many penguins mock him and ridicule him, he stays consistent with this trait. When the area runs out of fish to eat, he volunteers to save them by discovering the reef and bringing back the fish for the penguins. As he carries on this journey, he uncovers a harsh reality about animal catching and containing and puts a stop to it.
The voice-over feature Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 6.4/10.
- Spies in Disguise
This next animated pick carries the flare for action and adventure. It is about the world’s best spy who gets turned into a pigeon at a time of need. Unable to cope up with battling crime, he partners up with his nerdy lab partner to fight and solve crimes. The movie clearly shows two opposites, a spy and a scientist, and their way of putting their differences aside for the sake of world peace.
The voiceovers feature Will Smith, Tom Holland, Rachel Brosnahan, Jarett Bruno, and many others. It has an IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and received 4 nominations.
- The tale of Princess Kaguya
This pick is a Ghibli Film (like Spirited Away) which is considered a masterpiece. When a bamboo cutter is hard at work, he comes across a shine in the bamboo which reveals a princess, almost the size of his palm. As he and his wife wish to take care of her, she grows rapidly like a bamboo stick. She is considered the beauty of the village and many fall for her and propose to her. Later, a serious turn of events leads her to confront her crimes and punishment.
The movie amassed over 38 nominations, including 1 Academy Award nomination, and 13 wins. It has an impressive IMDb rating of 8.0/10.
HBO Max may be considered a different choice amidst the many streaming giants, but it sure does raise the bar in terms of animated features. There are many animated productions in the pipeline of HBO max, and you can avail yourself of the best of it through a VPN. Although we are unaware when the streaming service plans to globalize, VPNs are the way to go. With these 5 picks, you have the best of kid-friendly animated movies to watch. Happy streaming!