For many families, renting a movie, popping some popcorn and sitting down together for movie night is an affordable weekly date that both parents and kids enjoy.

For many families, renting a movie, popping some popcorn and sitting down together for movie night is an affordable weekly date that both parents and kids enjoy.

If you haven't tried it yet, now is the perfect time to start. With the help of area educators, librarians and the best film buffs around-moms-we've put together a list of classic family movies that your entire family will love.


These flicks have not only entertained families for decades, but also offer many great lessons about manners, the importance of family and friends, and believing in oneself.

Educators suggest it is good for parents to watch movies with their children to ensure proper content or answer any questions they might have about something that amuses, confuses or scares them.