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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Something Wicked This Way Comes
Young Will Halloway and his best friend are very intrigued when a mysterious carnival comes to their otherwise unexciting small town. They enjoy exploring the carnival’s many attractions, but it… Read More
Nightbooks
When no one shows up for Alex’s scary-themed birthday party, he begins to hate himself and his interest in writing scary stories. While running away to destroy his story notebooks,… Read More
Earth to Echo
As childhood friends Tuck, Alex, and Munch prepare for their last night together before some of them move away, they decide to investigate why their smartphones are glitching strangely when… Read More
National Treasure
In a change of pace from last week’s animated fairy tale, here’s an action adventure with an historic flavor. Ever since he was a child, Ben Gates has believed what… Read More
WarGames
“Shall we play a game?” Here’s a classic techno-thriller from the 80s, and a must-watch for computer lovers. High school student David Lightman (played by a young Matthew Broderick) doesn’t… Read More
A Quiet Place
This week’s film is more appropriate for older viewers. In a not-too-distant future, the world is overrun by deadly blind monsters that find their prey using their super-evolved sense of… Read More