There are a lot of things to do during the holiday season but if you are looking for a way for the family to come together and unwind a movie may be just what you need. Grab your whole family and gather around the tube to watch a new holiday release or an old family time favorite. This is a great way to get away from social media, politics, and the rush of endless eating and just unwind. No matter how much you enjoy the crush of the holidays, a bit of mindless entertainment is always encouraged. We have put together a list of our top five picks of forgotten family movies you can watch with adults and kids alike!
Charlie’s Angels is a timeless story that gets better with each retelling. This year Elizabeth Banks has put together a tough but youthful cast to bring the story to life. Watch Ella Balinska, Kristen, and Naomi Scott battle against a company that wants to release dangerous technology in the world.
Disney movies always bring out the magic of the holidays and Frozen II is the perfect title to embody the season. After the blockbuster hit of the original frozen, the cast is back for a second round. Elsa, Anna, and their friends embark upon a journey to discover the source of Elsa’s amazing powers while saving the kingdom at the same time.
Jumanji: The Next Level
Jumanji is another family favorite that has been entertaining for generations. In the sequel, the start-studded cast of Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and The Rock return to the interactive world to rescue one of their friends that were left behind. Gather your family together and root for your favorite characters to make it out of the jungle before the time runs out!
The Knight Before Christmas
If you are not interested in heading out to the big screen for your family holiday movie fix, you can find a great original title online. Netflix brings Vanessa Hudgens back for a family-friendly role that is a bit romantic, a bit holiday, and wholly entertaining. This time-traveling movie is the perfect way to unwind with the family while enjoying the Christmas spirit.
Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah and the Bee is an old-time family favorite that teaches perseverance and heart. The story follows a young girl from South Los Angeles as she competes in the National Spelling Bee. The story displays the importance of family, community support and plain old fashioned studying. Bring your family together and root for her as she makes her spelling bee dreams come true.
Final Thoughts About
There are a lot of movies out there that will win your heart and capture the attention of your family this holiday season. Check your local listings for showtimes or pull up your favorite titles on Netflix, Hulu, or your favorite streaming service. Bring the family time back to the holidays with a family flick this year.