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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Percy Jackson
The first Percy Jackson movie (there are two) is one we come back to again and again. Since it was available for streaming for free the other night, we watched… 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
Bridge to Terabithia
This week’s suggestion is one for the rental category. It’s a cute movie, though young children might find it pretty sad. Still, older kids (7-11) will find it exciting. I… Read More
We Bought A Zoo
This one is definitely not a movie to rent. Buy it. I promise your family will watch it again and again. Based on the true story of Benjamin Mee and… 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
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
Incredibles 2
For movie night last week, we chose to watch Pixar’s Incredibles 2, the sequel to the 2004 blockbuster. The family had seen the movie in the theater last summer but… Read More
The House With A Clock In Its Walls
We settled down Friday night for a new movie. We chose The House With A Clock In Its Walls, which is available to rent on iTunes. It is always a… Read More
Pete’s Dragon
Today we begin a new feature at The Leadership Institute. We’ll call it Family Movie Night because that’s what we call it at home. Movie night has been a staple… Read More