Brave
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Merida is definitely not your typical Disney princess. This is great movie for mothers and daughters of all ages to watch together.
Despicable Me
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
One of my all-time favorite movies made for kids but enjoyed by adults. Gru and his minions scheme to come up with a great plan to make him the most famous villain, but plans change when three little girls unexpectedly show up at his door. It’s a good movie to checkout before the release of Despicable Me 2 this summer.
Babar, The Movie
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
This animated movie follows the story of young Babar, newly crowned King of the Elephants, as he tries to free several of his captured subjects from the ruler of the Rhinos, Rataxes. Helping him on his quest are Celeste, a fellow young elephant, and a monkey named Zaphir.
Cars
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Lightning McQueen is a young racecar who suddenly finds himself in the middle of nowhere. At first, he can't believe his luck. Stuck in the desert with a bunch of country folk on the eve of the biggest race of his career. But, ultimately, he'll make some new friends and learn a lot of things about hard work and teamwork. With the vocal talents of Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, and Larry the Cable Guy.
A Christmas Story
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Based on the book, 'In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash' by Jean Shepherd, this wonderful movie is a Christmas favorite. It follows the story of nine-year-old Ralph who wants nothing more for Christmas than a Red Ryder BB Gun. But every time he asks for one, he gets the same answer: "No way. You'll shoot your eye out." So, he begins a campaign to ask every adult in town, the hopes that somehow his Christmas wish will come true.
Mary Poppins
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Julie Andrews shines in this classic musical about an amazing nanny, two extraordinary children, and a chimney sweep named Bert. With Julie Andrews in the title role, along with Dick Van Dyke as Bert, and Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber as the Banks children, this wonderful movie will be a delight for viewers of all ages.
The Rescuers Down Under
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
The fantastic sequel to The Rescuers, finds Bianca and Bernard on the trail of a young boy named Cody who has been kidnapped by a poacher in the Australian Outback. In his greed to find and kill a rare golden eagle, Marahute, Percival McLeach kidnaps Cody, who has befriended Marahute and knows her whereabouts. The Rescue Aid Society sends their best agents to find Cody and rescue both him and Marahute before McLeach can get to her.
Robin Hood
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Fantastic animated version of the Robin Hood fairy tale. Follows Robin Hood and Little John as they rob from the rich and give to the poor. With splendid vocal talents and music by Roger MIller.
The Neverending Story
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Whether you're rewatching or watching for the first time, you'll love this classic fantasy tale about a young boy named Bastian who finds a mysterious book. Little does he know when he starts reading it, that he has set off a chain of events that can only end when he finishes the book. Along the way, you'll meet Atreyu, the warrior who is the only hope for the life of the child empress of Fantasia, and Falkor the luckdragon who helps him on his journey to stop The Nothing from overtaking their world.
Oliver and Company
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Families will enjoy this animated version of the famous musical, Oliver. With the vocal talents of Billy Joel, Bette Midler, and Cheech Marin.
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Matt Damon does a fantastic job as the internal voice of 'Spirit'. With the voice talents of James Cromwell, among others, and the music of Bryan Adams, this fantastic animated movie will be a favorite for the whole family.
The Great Mouse Detective
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
After her father is kidnapped by the notorious Professor Ratigan, Olivia Flaversham enlists the help of the great Basil of Baker Street. Basil then sets out to rescue Olivia's father and capture Ratigan once and for all.
The Princess Bride
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Rob Reiner has outdone himself with this magical story of adventure and true love. With a delightful cast and many well-remembered one-liners, full of pirates and swordsmen, this well-developed plot offers enjoyment for the whole family over and over again.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, this wonderful movie reminds all of us of what you can do with a little imagination. Gene Wilder is Willy Wonka, the eccentric candymaker who places 5 golden tickets into his Wonka bars so that 5 lucky children can win a tour of his factory as well as a lifetime supply of chocolate. Charlie Bucket manages to claim a ticket for himself and gets a chance to live out his dreams.
Anne of Green Gables
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
Megan Follows portrays Anne Shirley in this made-for-television movie by Sullivan Entertainment. Anne is a very intelligent, but rather unusual 12-year-old girl. She spends most of her time with no one but an imaginary friend for company until she gets adopted by Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert. Lively and adventurous, she manages to charm everyone she meets, even those she doesn't mean to. Megan Follows delivers a terrific performance from start to finish and is considered the quintessential Anne Shirley by generations of viewers.
The Iron Giant
Collection:
Picked By:
Why is this a pick?:
A young boy secretly befriends a huge robot that has appeared near his home, but he soon learns that the U.S. military has been deployed to find and destroy the Iron Giant. Witty, warm, and deeply moving.