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Five Films for Family Movie Night

Here are some of my ideas for a fun movie night with your family.

by Savannah Peer | Digital Manager

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  1. The Fifth Wave
    A massive series of events take place including alien attacks, earthquakes, tsunamis, and disease that place the planet and the human race on the verge of extinction. Cassie (Chloe Grace Moretz) journeys through to find her brother no matter the cost and forms an alliance on the way with Evan Walker (Alex Roe). The two fight until the very end when the invaders prepare for their fifth wave of attack on earth.

IMDB rating: 5.7/10


  1. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
    In this 1971 classic, the last five golden tickets have been distributed in chocolate Wonka bars all over the world. The winners who find the tickets get a grand tour of Wonka’s (Gene Wilder) decadent chocolate factory, but mysteriously, odd things keep happening to the winners throughout the tour until there is only one winner left at the end to get the grand prize.

IMDB rating: 7.8/10

  1. Jumanji
    Two orphans, Peter (Bradley Pierce) and Judy (Kirsten Dunst), explore an old mansion that their aunt just recently bought. They hear a drumming noise coming from the attic when they find an old, magical board game that creates an intense adventure when they begin to play. They free a young boy, Alan, (Robin Williams) who has been trapped in the game for decades and is now a man. If they win, they’ll be free, and if they lose, they’ll all be hostages to the inner world of Jumanji.

IMDB rating: 6.9/10

  1. Tomorrowland
    Can you imagine a place where all of the world’s famous geniuses reside with robots and future technology? Casie Newton (Britt Robertson), an intelligent young woman, finds herself transported to a mysterious place by a T labeled pin. With the help of Frank Walter (George Clooney), a previous visitor of this future land, the two recruits travel to Tomorrowland to discover the mysterious secrets that are hiding below the surface.

IMDB rating: 6.5/10

  1. Are We There Yet?
    Bachelor, Nick (Ice Cube) tries to win the favor of newly divorced Suzanne (Nia Long) by accompanying her kids on their flight to Canada to visit their mom. He is in for quite a surprise as the kids sabotage his every effort, but Nick is determined to deliver them safely to their mother regardless of obstacles along the way.

IMDB rating: 4.5/10 

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*IMDB (Internet Movie Database) ratings

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