- Publish Date
- Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:46PM
Parents trying to entertain kids during lockdown - you're in luck!
You can now binge-watch some of the best Dreamworks movies that the whole family will enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
That's right Netflix has made 17 classic Dreamworks movies - including Kung Fu Panda, Megamind, How To Train Your Dragon and more - available for streaming in New Zealand.
The list includes:
Bee Movie (2006)
Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them
Flushed Away (2007)
The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance. However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a novice in martial arts.
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.
A group of animals who have spent all their life in a New York zoo end up in the jungles of Madagascar, and must adjust to living in the wild.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
The Madagascar animals fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African nature reserve, where they meet others of their own kind, and Alex especially discovers his royal heritage as prince of a lion pride.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
The Madagascar animals join a struggling European circus to get back to New York, but find themselves being pursued by a psychotic animal control officer.
The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Over the Hedge (2006)
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.
Puss in Boots (2011)
An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.
Shark Tale (2004)
When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother decide to use the incident to their own advantage.
Shrek 2 (2004)
Shrek and Fiona travel to the Kingdom of Far Far Away, where Fiona's parents are King and Queen, to celebrate their marriage. When they arrive, they find they are not as welcome as they thought they would be.
Shrek the Third (2007)
When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Rumpelstiltskin (Walt Dohrn) tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek (Mike Myers) into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpelstiltskin rules supreme.
Wallace & Grommit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
Part 1 of a two-part documentary on the Wallace & Gromit feature film, this segment takes a behind-the-scenes look at the history of Aardman Animation and the development of the Wallace and Gromit characters.