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  1. Hena Tayeb

    We have seen most of these.. I’d add the Home Alone movies.. as well as the Robin William’s classic’s like Mrs. Doubtfire and Jumanji. My boys loved them

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      We love Home Alone and Jumanji. I keep forgetting about Mrs. Doubtfire, thanks for the reminder!

  2. Diane C.

    What a great list! Bookmarking it now.
    It strikes me that a lot of these movies came from very good books that would be great to read or listen to together!

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      That’s true! We always do our best to read the book first.

  3. sana

    Such a nice article and a very good list of movies i will check them out

  4. Maria K.

    Great suggestions. I’d add “Remember the Titans” to this list.

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      Thanks, that’s a good one!

  5. Lindsay

    Our family just watch Miracle (2004 with Kurt Russell) and the kids were really into it by the end. Great to watch now in light of the Winter Olympics going on too!

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      That is a great suggestions, thanks!

  6. Mandy

    Harry and the Hendersons as well as Honey I Shrunk the Kids were fun for us to watch as a family, too!

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      Yes those are good! We watched Harry and the Hendersons last summer. Hilarious!

  7. Jules Q

    For deeeeeep conversations, I always loved “Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken” and “Bridge to Terabithia.”

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      Those are really good. I’m trying to convince my son to read Bridge to Terabithia.

  8. Colleen

    We just watched “The Gods Must Be Crazy” with our 8 year old. It was totally fun for all.

    • Alysa Bajenaru

      Oh I forgot about that movie. Good one!

  9. Diana Rosas

    Bridge to Terabitha is a great read and a great movie for your son. Another one your son might enjoy is The Cay, which is not a movie to my knowledge.
    Another deep conversation movie is My Girl.

  10. Leslie

    Tsh, this is a great list. Thank you for sharing! I have four little boys and totally forgot about The Sandlot until I saw it on this list! We watch old reruns of MacGyver together and it’s a magical throwback to my 80s upbringing!

  11. Cris

    Depending on the age of your kids, two that I love are “Flipped” and “That Thing You Do”.

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