Bringing Back Family Movie Night: 25 Movies to Watch With Your Kids by Ann Marie Patitucci

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3 years ago

Bringing Back Family Movie Night: 25 Movies to Watch With Your Kids

Long gone are the days when my kids watched Toy StoryShrek and Kung Fu Panda over and over. While I don’t miss watching the same movie on repeat, I do miss the togetherness, everyone cuddled up on the couch, eating popcorn. So this summer my husband and I decided to make an effort to spend more time watching TV and movies together as a family. 

Here’s a list of some television shows we have already watched and enjoyed, as well as those that are on our must-see list:

  • "America’s Got Talent"
  • "Impractical Jokers"
  • "The Masked Singer"
  • "Press Your Luck" (A favorite game show from my childhood is back!)

And here are the movies we have enjoyed or plan to soon. (Note: Our sons are 13 and almost 10. For movie ratings and recommendations, visit Common Sense Media.) Which movies and shows are on your must-see list?

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Katie Sloan
These are good ones! I haven’t seen all of them.
Gina Pomering
Goonies ,CLUE, anything Marvel and Star Wars!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
YES! I love this, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead . I'll never forget our movie marathons when we watched the "Star Wars" and Indiana Jones series. Truly unforgettable memories of connecting with my kids. Thank you for these great recos. Have fun with the fam!
Meredith Schneider
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead awesome list of movies! I just watched Mary Poppins with the girls. For the shows list, another fun one we like to watch is "Nailed It" on Netflex. It's a baking show with contestants that don't have the best baking skills. It's silly and so fun to watch.
Ann Marie Patitucci
You're the second person to recommend Nailed It. I need to check it out!
Tracey Hempenstall
The only movie we have been able to sit through as a family is Mary Poppins and it's a crowd pleaser every time! Hopefully we can use your list in years to come.

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