Family Movie Nights

To help families spend time together and share common experiences, The Leadership Institute provides recommendations for Family Movie Night. Each week, a new movie recommendation and explanation is available for your consideration. Enjoy the show!

Hook
For this week’s movie, we enter a world of pirates, flying, and fairies. This week, we turn to Hook.  This 1991 movie follows adult Peter Pan (that’s right, adult) as… Read More
Finding Nemo
Today we dive deep. Deep into the ocean, that is, as we explore the Australian reef with Marlin and Dory.  Today’s film is Finding Nemo, a Disney Pixar classic. When… Read More
Enchanted
Have you ever dreamed of entering a new world? Of leaving your every day life behind and encountering something new? Well, that’s exactly what happens in this week’s movie when… Read More
The Lion King
There’s a lot of hype around an upcoming Disney movie, and because of that, it’s time to revisit the original: The Lion King, released in 1994.  The Lion King is… Read More
Annie
This week’s film has two viewable options, one released in 1982 and one in 2014. It follows a young orphan girl and her dog as she navigates New York and… Read More
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
This week we’re making our way back to the present from our recent plethora of throwback movies. It’s time for a modern superhero film. It’s time for Spider-Man: Into the… Read More
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
This week we join three friends as they travel through the wilderness looking for a way home. This week, we watch Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993). Homeward Bound is ceaselessly… Read More
Lilo & Stitch
This week’s movie introduces us to the extraterrestrial… in the form of an adorable little blue alien named Stitch.  That’s right, it’s time for another Disney movie – Lilo &… Read More
Charlotte’s Web
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White is considered a classic, and has fans of all ages. So what better film to watch with the whole family this week? Wilbur is the… Read More
Inside Out
We’re back to Pixar this week as we enjoy a movie about emotions, thoughts, and memories. That’s right, it’s time for Inside Out! Inside Out tackles the story of Riley,… Read More
Soul Surfer
Gather your tissues, this movie is an emotional one. Soul Surfer tells the true story of Bethany Hamilton, a surfer from Hawaii who, one day, is seriously injured due to… Read More
The Princess And The Frog
The Princess and the Frog is Disney’s animated “classic” that takes a new twist on an old tale. Though the movie came out when the children were much younger, we… Read More