With so many sex-oriented movies releasing at the box-office every week, finding a sane and clean movie for youngsters and teens seems to be a daunting task. Further, the television forces all parents and elders to switch to other channels, lest their kids get corrupted by the profanity and vulgarity displayed on such channels. And when it comes to taking out children for a movie treat, the task becomes all the more frightening. Have you been scrolling through pamphlets searching for a ‘U’ rated film, but to no avail? Worry not! Agreed, there is a lot of adult-stuff being shown in movies lately, however, this does not mean that the film fraternity has stopped making films for kids and teens. With so many golden and new hits, you can proudly pick up a movie that can be enjoyed by your entire family. Check out some such movies in the following lines.
List Of Best Family Movies
Finding Nemo (2003)
A Disney-Pixar tale, ‘Finding Nemo’ revolves around a young fish’s adventures, whilst his father seeks out in search of him. On their respective journeys, both meet a cast of interesting marine life. Based on kids’ entertainment, this movie makes a good family film that can be enjoyed by all. Further, at the end of the movie, you all will surely fall in love with the sweet clownfish, Nemo. The addition of some adult humor and kids’ jokes will add to the fun.
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
A Walt Disney production, this movie is a live-action tale of a coach who is assigned to prepare a young hockey team, years after he was sentenced to community service on the pretext of drunk driving. He journeys through being haunted by old memories of missing a goal, shaping up the new team, getting it sponsored, and sending them into the championships. While the kids are sure to love the characters and the theme, the moral of the movie is sure to be eye opening for the teenagers and adults.
Home Alone (1990)
The movie talks about the adventures of a young boy being accidentally left back, while his entire family goes on Christmas vacation to France. For a humorous and comical touch, two robbers attempt to break into the home. How the boy saves himself and his home from these burglars and how the family reunites again forms the crux of the movie. A must-watch in case you are looking for a wholesome entertainment which the entire family can enjoy!
A fun-loving comical tale, ‘Shrek’ narrates the exploits of an ugly yet cute ogre who falls in love with a beautiful and attractive Princess Fiona. The mystery behind the ogre turning into Prince Charming and how the couple’s love blossoms makes the rest of the movie. The movie includes good number of jokes for both kids and adults.
Taare Zameen Par (2007)
Based on the academic pressures and child-centric education, ‘Taare Zameen Par’ talks about an 8-year old dyslexic boy Ishaan being encouraged by his art teacher to overcome his problem and excel in his subjects. Do not miss out the cute and lovely soundtrack titled ‘Bum Bum Bole’!
Haathi Mere Saathi (1971)
A young orphan Raju earns his living through performing stunts with his 4 elephants. The ups and downs that the boy goes through upon attaining adulthood form the rest of the story. Watch out for the old classic song ‘Chal chal chal, mere haathi’.
A deaf-mute village boy named Iqbal aspires to become a fast bowler in the Indian cricket team some day. The movie is an emotional and enjoyable tale about his odds and evens that he comes across to realize his dream. The interesting relationship between Iqbal and his self-adopted teacher is a must watch. An inspiring movie for budding cricketers!
This award-winning film has twin sisters who are opposite to each other. While one is a good-natured girl, the other is extremely naughty. On entering a haunted house by mistake that is ruled by an ugly witch, the adventure begins. A sure-shot fun-filled movie for kids and adults alike!
Which one would you pick first to watch with your children? With several good family movies on the list, your family is sure to fight for the best one. So, beware!