Family movie night is a great way to gather around and wind down after a frenzied week. However, finding the perfect movie, one that suits parents and children alike, is a daunting task. But luckily, several movies appeal to viewers of all ages. Here we have come up with a list of our four top picks that are sure to win over every member of your family. So grab a bowl of popcorn and settle in for some family togetherness.
The Disney animated adventure Zootopia tells the story of a utopian animal world where the predators and prey all live together. But beyond that, the movie opens up some serious topics of discussion that include stereotypes and discrimination. In the end, the movie teaches lessons on acceptance and tolerance, and it makes the entire film memorable.
The story is fast-paced, and the visual detail of the animation is impressive. The movie teaches the value of working together as a team. Construction worker Emmett is living an awesome life. But one night, a mysterious stranger in search of the mythical Kragle drags him into a world of chaos and change his life forever. By the end, you won’t be able to stop yourself from singing, “Everything Is Awesome!”
After a tragedy took his wife and all but one of his children, clownfish Marlin is constantly overprotective of his son, baby Nemo. Despite his best efforts, Nemo is caught by a fisherman who takes the little clownfish back to his fish tank in Australia. As a result, Marlin is forced to undertake a journey more epic than any clownfish has ever undertaken. He got help by the forgetful Dory and a succession of unlikely allies. Finding Nemo shows the love parents can hold for their child. The movie is filled with well-designed and funny characters.
The 2019 remake of the 1994 release showcases a visual technical achievement. Yet, many fans believe that the movie pales in comparison to the original Disney version when it comes to storytelling, emotion, and pure sense of adventure. The Lion King plays with the heartstrings of both children and adults in an epic drama that is sure to leave a lasting impression.