There are six episodes, each about 45 min long, so you could show one or two as a ''Movie'' and enjoy the others later. Still, are all of these movies, even the Biblically-based ones, appropriate for children, tweens or teens? Jennifer some of our favorites: Nightmare Before Christmas Harvey Miracle on 34th Street Anything with the 3 Stooges Monsters, Inc. We too struggle are always looking for some interesting tv entertainment for our children for the bits of the day that we allow it. It wasn't totally appropriate, but glad we were there to answer any questions that came up. Melinda It is too addictive making this list. Yes, the music can be like fingernails on a blackboard to adults, but kids like it. You can look up specific movies or do a search by age and genre.
However, Harold and Red really make me laugh and when I heard Harold's voice patterns coming out of a cucumber, I was beside myself with hilarity. Also ''O Brother Where Art Thou'' though we skip the cross-burning scene. They also like Monty Python and the Holy Grail, although depending on your family standards, you might want to fast forward over the Castle Anthrax scene sexually repressed virgins all wanting spankings. My experience with my 11 year old's friends is that they watch all kinds of movies that my son doesn't even understand. Then last weekend marked the opening of , a film released by Pure Flix Entertainment about a college freshman and devout Christian who finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class and puts him at the crossroads of having to choose between his faith and his future.
She also loves the episodes of the ''Adams Family. Interesting is good too, if not heavy. How poignant that Disney chose Thanksgiving as the premiere date for this family-centered film, that you would think would come out around Halloween aka the Day of the Dead. The Lion King has pre-meditated murders! But there must be others from that era. I couldn't find it recently when I went looking for something for my son, but if you see it on one of the other streams, try it.
It is by t he same director who did Brave Little Toaster which is on your list. Raiders is a film that any kid will become fascinated with, no matter how long ago the film was made. Please refer all such questions to your pediatrician. I recommend that you do some research on this, then go on to the role model issue, which I also feel is important, but secondary to the brain development issue. They are ''invaded'' by small creatures who ''fix'' things.
So a lot of the concepts introduced in the film might go over the heads of those who are in kindergarten and pre-school. The story of Hotel Transylvania revolves around just that, and contains the perfect amount of romance for a 10 year old child. Stuart Little There are several Muppet movies. Laura Good family movies: The Navigator, The Labyrinthe, and there is one that I can never remember the name of. We borrowed both more than once, and they were a treat for us both.
Good to get them up and moving if they R feeling better as well. This did not translate to fixation with actual cars, in case you are worried, but we do avoid the toy aisle at Target now since the merchandising is heavy. Oct 2009 They love this stuff but it's hard to find. The Secret of Nimh The King and I Yul Brynner My Fair Lady Toy Story Toy Story 2 amazing, a good sequel The Quiet Man I could go on all day. October Sky - ''The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes. I'm so tired of Dora, but my kid is obsessed, and hey, he counts in Spanish now.
It doesn't seem to play on any of our channels at the moment according to my Tivo -- does anyone have recommendations of other good sit-coms that a child might enjoy along the same lines? I went home blown away. Bean shorts, I found a few on eBay pretty cheap, and my son loves them! For a two year old, I would stay away from real feature films and go for the Richard Scary's Busytown, Sesame Street kind of stuff. But before you grab your kids and start dreaming of that big tub of popcorn with extra butter, parents will young ones at home might be wondering if years old or if you need to find a sitter for the night. The movie stars major fan favorite actresses Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, and Oprah Winfrey yes, Oprah and is of the same name — A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline L'Engle. However, kids really love them, and they actually are quite funny in a slapstick humor kind of way. It kept his attention the whole time which is almost unheard of for him and he talked in detail about it for hours afterward.
But he really enjoyed it, except for the kissing part! We also have a weekly Ask Parents Anything thread for your convenience. Some we liked were ''What about Bob? They have great singing and dancing and the content is always fine. Links to great YouTube channels will also be greatly appreciated! We watched a couple of Disney kids' shows on a plane recently and she loved them, but I thought they were awful, so I'd rather find something else she likes better! They're for adults, but my son loved them around 8. The frame changes are too frequent and are not good for a two year olds developing brain. I found the best family movies were made in the 50s. The writing is phenomenal and the film is critically acclaimed, so what are you waiting for? I want to give them the exciting experience they're looking for but without the potential trauma of watching inappropriate content. A cute story and no violence.