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!

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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
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
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
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
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
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
Toy Story 3
In anxious anticipation for Toy Story 4, which comes at on the feast of John the Baptist (look it up), we went back in time to see how the saga… Read More
Up
When you look at your own life, what do you see? This week’s feature is one of my favorites. If you can make it through the first 10 minutes without… Read More
Shrek 2
It was back to the archives this weekend as no one could settle on a movie and the children are all in the musical, Shrek, at school.  So we used… Read More
Meet The Robinsons
Every once in a while, we choose a movie from ones we own already and Friday night was one of those nights. Nearly everyone agreed that Meet The Robinsons fit… Read More
How To Train Your Dragon (I and II)
Most of the time, we read the books before we watch the movie. That was true with The Bridge to Terabithia, all of the Narnia movies, and even most of… Read More