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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The Summit of the Gods
In 1924, two mountaineers, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, set out to be the first climbers to reach the top of Mount Everest. They never returned, leaving history to wonder… Read More
The Mighty Ducks
This week’s film is a comedic sports drama from the 90s. Gordon Bombay is a successful but arrogant attorney, but his career is put on ice when he’s arrested for… Read More
The Miracle Season
Caroline “Line” Found is an optimistic, outgoing teenager and a talented volleyball player. She serves as captain of her high school volleyball team, which won the state championship last year,… Read More
42
“You want a player who doesn’t have the guts to fight back?” “No. I want a player who’s got the guts not to fight back.” This week’s film tells the… Read More
The Karate Kid
“Wax on, wax off!” This week’s film is another classic from the 80’s.  Having just moved to a new town, teenager Daniel befriends a cheerleader at school, only to become… Read More
Dream Horse
“We can’t stop ourselves from dreaming of bigger things.” Unsatisfied with her unfulfilling job in her small Welsh town, middle-aged Jan Vokes (Toni Collette) decides to raise a race horse. She has… Read More
Iron Will
In the last week of January 1917 (that is, 106 years ago this week), a young man raced through brutal winter weather and rough terrain to finish a 500-mile dog… Read More
Chasing Mavericks
This week’s film tells the true story of Jay Moriarity, a teen surfer who gained fame in the 90s after surfing particularly enormous and dangerous waves in California. Though only… Read More
Home Team
Sean Payton (Kevin James) was doing well as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints football team, but when he’s suspended for a year following a sports scandal, he… Read More
Safety
After being accepted to Clemson University on a football scholarship, Ray is eager to make the most of it, enrolling in challenging classes while balancing his time and energy with… Read More
The Main Event
The Main Event is loaded with positive messages, role models and character strength. This fun underdog soaring movie is comical and loaded with mayhem. After discovering a magical mask and… Read More