Arthur Christmas is a 2011 animated movie from Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animations, with the voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton and Ashley Jenson. It follows Santa Claus' clumsy son Arthur as he goes on a mission to save one little girl's Christmas after her present isn't delivered.

Here's how to watch Arthur Christmas online or on any mobile device.

Stream Arthur Christmas online for free

If you want to watch Arthur Christmas online without paying a penny, the easiest option in the UK is to watch it on Netflix. If you're already a customer it's free to watch, and if you're not then you can benefit from a 30-day free trial - so either way you should be able to give it a go without spending anything right now.

Netflix subscriptions cost from £5.99 per month thereafter, with the service available to watch online on a PC or laptop, via an app on a phone or tablet, or on any smart TV.

Arthur Christmas isn't on US Netflix sadly, but it is available to stream from either DirecTV or Starz, both of which offer free trials.

Buy it on DVD or Blu-ray

You can buy Arthur Christmas on DVD from Amazon for just £4.40/£4.98 at the time of writing, with the Blu-ray only slightly more at £4.98/$11.81.

Rent the DVD

Arthur Christmas is also available via DVD rental subscription service Cinema Paradiso - sign up here for a free trial.

Rent a digital version

If you want to watch Arthur Christmas just the once and can't get a Netflix free trial for whatever reason, the cheapest option is to rent a digital version of the film you can stream on any mobile device, PC, laptop or smart TV. 

The cheapest rental option we found for Arthur Christmas was £2.49/$2.99 from either Google PlayYouTube or Amazon. That's for a standard version of the film, but you can also pay £3.49/$3.99 to rent an HD version.

Buy a digital version

If Arthur Christmas is a bit of a Christmas tradition in your house (or your kids just want to watch it on loop), we'd recommend buying a digital copy you can watch as many times as you like. Right now it's available in the UK from £4.99 (for the SD version, with the HD version available at extra cost) on AmazonYouTube and Google Play Movies & TV, and £6.99 on iTunes.

If you know you want it in HD, the cheapest price we've seen is from Amazon, where the high definition version is just £6.99.

In the US, the best bet is Amazon, where it's available in either SD or HD for $9.99 either way. It's also on Google Play and YouTube for $12.99 in HD, or from iTunes for $9.99 too.