Friday, 15 January 2016

Top 10 Family Films

Obviously having 2 children I've watched a few family films. After consultation with the kids our top 10 (in no particular order) are:


1. Elf - Absolute favourite Christmas film. Can watch it over & over with or without the kids.

2. Descendants - This is a new favourite. Its a Disney Channel movie based on some best loved fairy tale characters e.g. - Maleficent, Snow White and Cruella de Vil and good vs evil. My son loves the song Rotten to the Core.

3. Rise of the Guardians - Another new favourite & DreamWorks production.  Jack Frost was our fav but we loved all the fairy tale characters.  Loved that Santa had tattoos!

4. Cinderella - It was a tough choice for my daughter between this Sleeping Beauty or Snow White but Cinderella won. I think the decision was helped by the fact she loves the castle and has recently got the Cinderella Lego set.

5. Wreck it Ralph - Another Disney film we love about arcade characters.

6. Lego Movie - My children especially my daughter are Lego obsessed so this was an obvious favourite.

7. Despicable Me - Love Love Love it!!! Firm family favourite that even me & the kids dad will watch over and over again.

8. Frozen - My son loves Frozen however my daughter hates it! At school they called her Elsa for a while because she has blonde hair & it annoyed her.  She didn't want this on the list but my son insisted. Bless them.

9. Toy Story - We couldn't decide on 1, 2 or 3 so we are cheating and including the whole series.

10. Croods - A DreamWorks film about cavemen. Its a really lovely film and not at all fairy tale orientated.

What are your favourite family films?  Do you ever find you end up watching the end alone?
I watched Tangled by myself the other day.  I could have changed the channel but quite like it.

Emma xxx


11 comments:

  1. Good list! Sometimes it feels like an age since we watched a movie that wasn't a cartoon!

    Frozen has fallen out of favour and has been replaced by 'fish' (Finding Nemo).

    Elf is a favourite and it was a small victory to get the cubs to watch it with us instead of demanding more Paw Patrol!

    The Pixar ones are generally a safe bet and Monsters Inc ("Bear Frog!" was on pretty much solidly at one point.

    Love the Lego Movie! So many great quotes!

    #TheList

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  2. like these! I have seen them all except the croods so we must watch it. Lego move is awesome and my two like the Lorax #thelist

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  4. We have seen most of these - except Descendants and Rise of the guardians. Izzy got the cinderella castle and carriage for Christmas too! The Lego Movie is a big favourite - Izzy even had a Unikitty cake for her birthday last week! #TheList

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  5. Thanks for the comments. Descendants isn't a cartoon & is probably the only non cartoon I've seen in over 12 months :)
    The unikitty cake sounds awesome!

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  6. We love Despicable Me in this house. My son couldn't be bothered with Frozen, much to his Dad's delight! He loves Inside Out, Monsters Inc and Home, I have to watch them all several times a week! Great list xx #TheList

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  7. Thanks Wendy there are a lot of fab kids films. We saw home at the cinema & they liked it but not enough to watch at home. I liked inside out actually made me a bit sad when bongle (or whatever the imaginary friend was called) vanished. Sob!

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  8. I love all of these apart from Descendents but only because I haven't seen it so will look it up. Thanks for linking up to #thelist x

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  9. I haven't heard about a couple of these, but I'll definitely try to remember this for the future! #thelist

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  10. I actually haven't seen most of these! I do love Elf, and Toy Story is good. My eldest loves Cinderella, though I have never been a Disney princess fan. I like some of the recent ones, like Tangled, better than the old ones as they are less saccharine. I do quite like the new live action Cinderella though, and fortunately the kids love that one too! #thelist

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  11. Toy Story seems to have a magical effect of my little boy! He's always mesmerized by it! Ray xx #thelist

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