How to set up a Showmax Profile for your kids

How to set up a Showmax Profile for your kids

Make sure your kids are protected from inappropriate content using Showmax’s Profiles feature.

Genie is on Showmax

11 shows and movies for good vibes only

Looking for family-friendly fun? We’ve picked out 11 things to watch that are bright, colourful and filled with joy.

Super Mario Bros. Movie is on Showmax

The best kids’ shows to stream during school holidays

Showmax has loads of fun to look forward to, including the first Showmax Original 2D animated series Twende and blockbuster movies for the whole family.

Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky S1

Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky S1

Twins Dak and Leyla lead a team of five dragons on adventures to help the dragons and humans around their town of Huttsgalor.

Fright Krewe (2023)

Fright Krewe (2023)

Set in contemporary New Orleans, horror-loving teen Soleil is a high school student by day, and a tour guide for local haunts by night.

Twende S1

Twende S1

Twende follows the hilarious adventures of Twende and Nuru, two boda boda drivers in the vibrant East African city of Milima. 

Twende, the first Showmax Original 2D animation, lands 1 December 2023

Twende, the first Showmax Original 2D animation, lands 1 December 2023

Ahead of the launch of the first five episodes of Twende, Showmax’s first Original 2D animation, we chatted to showrunner Greig Cameron.

South African animation directors up for iEmmy; win NHK Japan Prize

South African animation directors up for iEmmy; win NHK Japan Prize

The multi-award-winning children’s film The Smeds and the Smoos, streaming on Showmax, is nominated for International Emmy Award for Best Kids’ Animation, and has won NHK Japan Prize for Best Preschool Media.

Tad The Lost Explorer And The Emerald Tablet is on Showmax

Tad, the Lost Explorer and the Emerald Tablet (2022)

An adventure-filled animation. After Tad accidentally unleashes a curse that endangers his friends, he sets out to reverse it.

Puss in Boots The Last Wish is on Showmax

6 epic, fierce and fun-filled animated adventures

Explore some of the most epic animated movies now available to stream on Showmax, including Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.

Puss in Boots The Last Wish is on Showmax

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)

The charming, swashbuckling Puss in Boots is down to the last of his nine lives. He sets out to restore them by finding the mythical Last Wish.

Lyle Lyle Crocodile is on Showmax

What to do with a crocodile like Lyle 

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is great fun for the whole family. But be warned, this movie will make you want a crocodile of your very own at home!

Lyle Lyle Crocodile is on Showmax

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)

Javier Bardem stars in this charming musical comedy about a family who moves into a new house with a living, singing crocodile.

Barbie and the Secret Door is on Showmax

Watch Barbie movies online

Stream these beautiful Barbie movies on Showmax for an inspirational, uplifting binge session with your kids.

The Bad Guys is on Showmax

The Bad Guys (2022)

Several reformed yet misunderstood criminal animals attempt to become good, with disastrous results, in this fun animated comedy.

DC League of Super Pets (2022)

DC League of Super Pets (2022)

Superman and his Super-Dog Krypto fight crime. But when Superman is kidnapped, Krypto and other powered pets plan to rescue him.

Peter Rabbit is on Showmax

7 creature features for the whole family

We all love our pets, but the cute critters in these family-friendly movies on Showmax are even more adorable than our cats and dogs.

Abominable and The Invisible City S1

Abominable and The Invisible City S1

Set in modern-day Shanghai, the animated series follows Yi, Jin, and Peng as they venture out to a mythical world of creatures beyond Everest.

Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Learn about Gru’s villainous beginnings in this hilarious origin story. It’s the 1970s, and 12-year-old Gru (Steve Carell) sets out to fulfil his dream of becoming a supervillain with the help of his loyal followers, the Minions.

Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse (2022)

Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse (2022)

Teen Titans and the DC Super Hero Girls team up for this epic animation to battle Lex Luthor and his unified gang.

Fireman Sam S11-14

Fireman Sam S11-14

All about the daily adventures of Fireman Sam as he comes to the rescue of his friends and co-workers in perilous situations in the village of Pontypandy.

Superworm (2021)

Superworm (2021)

Superworm is super-long and super-strong and is always saving the day. But who can save him when he is captured by the evil Wizard Lizard?

The Smeds and the Smoos (2022)

The Smeds and the Smoos (2022)

Aliens Janet and Bill meet in the Wurpular Wood and fall in love. Can they get their families to accept their match?

Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years

Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years

Join young SpongeBob and his pals as they spend the summer at the craziest camp in the kelp forest: Kamp Koral!