Family movie night is a great tradition to start. We started one offcially about a month ago and it’s a great way to curl up on the couch and spend time with each other.
If you are like us, you might always start the night with : well what do we watch? To keep us all from having to watch the same movies over and over again, I’ve collected/researched 52 family movie night ideas across different genres. I’ve broken this post up into Comedy, Adventures, Animated, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, and Drama.
Basically something for everyone!
So enjoy this list and if you have any suggestions share! I’ll add them in!
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Family Movie Night Ideas: Comedies
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During a summer of friendship and adventure, one boy becomes a part of the gang, nine boys become a team and their leader becomes a legend by confronting the terrifying mystery beyond the right field wall.
Ben Stiller leads an all-star cast including Robin Williams and Dick Van Dyke in this hilarious blockbuster hit! When good-hearted dreamer Larry Daley (Stiller) is hired as night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, he soon discovers that an ancient curse brings all the exhibits to life after the sun sets.
The heroic tale of the courageous exploits of the Robinson family after they are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Using teamwork and ingenuity, they overcome the obstacles of nature and transform their new home into a "civilized" community.
When young King T'Challa is drawn into conflict with an old foe that puts his homeland Wakanda and the entire world at risk, he must release Black Panther's full power to save them.
Family Friendly Animated Movies
There are so many animated films to choose from for family movie night. These films are usually made with a kid audience in mind( with inside jokes for parents) so they are perfect for family movie night!
Bob and Helen Parr used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters. Fifteen years later, they have to adapt to civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs to live a "normal" life with their three kids.
Woody, a cowboy doll, is Andy's favorite. But when Buzz Lightyear arrives the space hero takes Andy's room by storm! Their rivalry leaves them lost and in a nightmare with Sid, a toy-torturing boy next door. To escape they need to work together.
Nemo, a young clownfish is captured and taken to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to Marlin, his father, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, to make the epic journey to bring Nemo home from Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
A pack of not-so-wild animals experience some serious culture shock when they move from the Big Apple to the Mighty Jungle in this computer-animated comedy. Featuring the voice talents of: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett-Smith and David Schwimmer.
Winner of the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, Shrek sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world's imagination with the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! Relive every moment of Shrek's daring quest to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona with the help of his loveable loudmouthed Donkey and win back the deed to his beloved swamp.
Based on William Goldman's novel of the same name, The Princess Bride is staged as a book read by grandfather (Peter Falk) to his ill grandson (Fred Savage). Falk's character assures a romance-weary Savage that the book has much more to deliver than a simpering love story, including but not limited to fencing, fighting, torture, death, true love, giants, and pirates.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's cinematic treasure, "The Sound of Music" is the winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. In this true-life story, Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman who leaves the convent to become a governess for Captain von Trapp's (Christopher Plummer) seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children - and their father. But when