A “family movie” is not necessarily always the universal term for a kid movie and if you look hard enough you can truly find some incredible films with a little something for everyone. You might even be able to find a few of these on the TV if you get your movie channels through places like www.Cannonsatellite.com. I’ve made a few articles already about ideal kid and family movies, but today I would like to talk about a few you might not have considered.
1. Real Steel – You might not have imagined that a movie about “robot boxing” could be one of the best and most emotional family dramas of the year, but who could blame you for being repelled the way it was advertised. In short, Real Steel is an emotional underdog story about a man connecting with his estranged son and becoming a champion both in the eyes of his child and the world.
2. Hugo – Who would have thought that a movie about the history of movies could be so enriching? Hugo is a story about an orphan and his attempt to make sense of a harsh reality, and meeting a man who teaches him about the power of the imagination.
3. Super 8 – Although scary and intense at times, Super 8 is a modern day E.T. story about a group of children growing up and coping with the troubles in their lives. It’s all set against the backdrop of a mysterious alien presence that has infiltrated their quiet hometown.