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Top 10 Movies for a Family Film Night

Top 10 Movies for a Family Film Night

We asked our Family Bloggers what their top 3 flicks for a family night are, and they shared some gems we think you'll appreciate...

1. Despicable Me

(2010) Rated PG

"Despicable Me(any age). Those little yellow dudes are hilarious!" -Holly D. of My Kids Say I’m Silly 

2. Tangled

(2010) Rated PG

"Our top 3 movies that our family loves to watch are tangled for all ages. even my husband is obsessed with this movie, it has a little something for everyone in our family." -Kaysi Raquel Fox of the fox family


3. Madagascar

(2005) Rated PG

"Madagascar(any age). My kids can't get enough of the crazy lemurs! And they love to dance to 'I like to Move It, Move It!' "  -Holly D. of My Kids Say I’m Silly 

4. Finding Nemo

(2003) Rated G

"Mary Poppins, Finding Nemo and The Aristocats. All great for 2+. With Finding Nemo, we start at the EAC and that avoids the super scary parts." -Val Curtis of Mental Chew 

5. E.T.

(1982) Rated PG

"ET - a classic from 1982 but the kids love it (could be a bit scary for kids under 6)" -Jo of Will the Kids Turn Out OK & Other Guilt 

6. A Little Princess

(1995) Rated G

"A Little Princess(Any age also, but I think for a child to really follow it, 6 and up. Might not entertain younger ones). I think its a BEAUTIFUL story. I have three daughters and I think it teaches a wonderful lesson: All girls are princesses. All special. All important." -Holly D. of My Kids Say I’m Silly 

7. Elf

(2003) Rated PG

"We absolutely LOVE the film ELF regardless of what time of year is it." -Tracy Vaughan of expatbabyadventures 

8. Singing in the Rain

(1952) Rated G

"Me and my mister love to sit down and watch some oldie films (since I'm such a softie for these). Our favorites are:
Singing in the Rain
Sound of Music
And you can not end a night without humor with 'The Three Stooges'" -Shelby Osmond of Just Because I Said ‘I Do’

9. Anne of Green Gables

(1986) Rated G

"Our top 3 family flicks would be:
Despicable Me
Leave it to Beaver
Anne of Green Gables
i think the minimum age for these movies would be age 4.
we like to choose movies with good moral content, yet plenty of action to keep the "viewers" interested. it's fun, because our youngest is now almost 5, so he's can sit through movies with us and snuggle right in!" -Patty Romack of pk’s house

10. Old Yeller

(1957) Rated G

"Old Yeller. I would say the minimum age would be 5 so they understand what is going on. this movie is just such a classic, i grew up watching it as a kid & now it's one of my favorites now that i'm older!! its a movie my family will probably pass on from generation to generation!" -Kaysi Raquel Fox of the fox family

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