It’s never too early to groom the next generation of movie buffs! Well, that and it’s nice to find common ground with your kids, something you enjoy doing together that you can turn into a fun family tradition. Enter: movie night.
But thanks to streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and the list goes on and on, the sheer magnitude of movie titles at our fingertips today can make picking something to watch overwhelming. Let’s be honest: we’ve all scrolled through the available choices until we’re too tired and decide to just give up. You don’t want family movie night to be a bust, though, so you should go into the evening armed with an arsenal of ideas.
And we’ve got you covered. Admittedly, it’s partially for our own selfish purposes, because not being able to leave the house for the foreseeable future has got us thinking about everything and anything to watch these days — while we’re working from home the idea of snuggling up on the couch with our families, laughing (or crying, or laugh-crying) over a solid pick has us daydreaming.
So, stock up on popcorn. The following family-friendly movies should fill your movie night marquee for a while.
A version of this article was published in October 2017.