The summer is coming up and for families it means having the children around. On these months, the parents must find a way to entertain the kids. Movies are always a great time to relax and bond but sometimes these can get repetitive.
Every parent on earth remembers the following months after Frozen premiered. ‘Let it go’ was the anthem for the children that insisted on watching it several times and sang on every occasion.
If you are a parent and need movie options, here are five classic family movies that you and your children will love.
- The Goonies (1985)
Introduce your kids to great cinematography with one of the Steven Spielberg’s classics. The Goonies follow a group of friends that find a treasure map. They decided to follow it but are not prepared for the adventures the will ensue.
This movie is a beloved childhood memory for many and stays relevant nowadays. The hit Netflix show, Stranger Things was strongly inspired by The Goonies. Go together on a thrilling and exciting adventure with the Goonies.
- The Princess Bride (1987)
A classic that older kids will enjoy and will have the parents laughing. The Princess Bride is one of those movies that never cease to be funny and entertaining. It is an homage to fairy tales with adventure, humor and great fight scenes.
This timeless gem has a 98% in Rotten Tomatoes. Prepare to go on an adventure that started once upon a time.
- Jumanji (1995)
Jumanji follows siblings Peter and Judy. Recently moved into a strange mansion, the Shepherd siblings find a strange board game. They start playing and soon discover that Jumanji is not your regular game. The fight wild creatures and a mysterious hunter, wining is the only way to stay safe and free Alan Parrish who has been trapped inside the game for years.
There was a reboot in 2017 but nothing like the original. Starring Robin Williams, Jumanji is a wild adventure. By the end, everyone will be hearing the drums. This movie is iconic and can be enjoyed by every family member.
- Matilda (1996)
Based on the book by Roald Dahl, Matilda is the story of a magical children and her terrible parents. They discourage her from reading and don’t want her to go to school. Matilda fights and goes to school where she discovers a new problem, the horrible headmistress. Matilda discovers that she has powers inside of her and use it for good.
This is a classic that every member in the family can enjoy. Kids will love the magic and the story will encourage them to fight for justice.
- The Parent Trap (1998)
After being separated at birth, twin sisters Hallie and Annie meet by accident on summer camp. They become rivals until they discover the truth about their past. Hallie and Annie create a plan to swap places and reunite their parents.
Lindsay Lohan played both twins and it launched her career. Disney is the studio behind this classic, it is possible to enjoy it on the Disney Channel.
These are some of the best family movies ever made. Nothing like good classics that both parents and children can enjoy. Prepare for the occasion with some popcorn and drinks.
The summer is near and it is better to be ready for it. A movie is a great plan as long as everyone is happy. This selection includes, adventure, magic, love and some action. There is an option for every taste. Enjoy any of these classics with your kids and share some memories.