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!

Dr. Dolittle
Grab your matching PJ’s and get ready for some kid friendly fun adventure with Dr. Dolittle. Dr. John Dolittle lives in solitude behind the high walls of his lush manor… Read More
Rise of the Guardians
Generation after generation, immortal Guardians like Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman) and the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) protect the world’s children from darkness and despair. However,… Read More
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Young Viking Chief Hiccup and his trusty dragon Toothless are back for a third and final try at saving the town’s dragons from certain doom, while learning the power of… Read More
Moana
Released in 2016, Moana tells the tale of a chief’s daughter from the Polynesian island Motunui. She must go on a quest – one that is filled with danger, delight,… Read More
Kubo and the Two Strings
Set in a magical feudal Japan, this fantasy adventure begins with a one-eyed 12-year-old named Kubo living with his ailing mother in a mountain cave. During the day, he travels… Read More
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
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
Captain America: The First Avenger
When the family sat down to watch Captain America the first time, we did not know it would set us down the road leading through the Marvel Comic Universe. We… 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