Fun movies for parents and teenagers to watch together

Here are some movies we have enjoyed watching with our kiddos. Since every parent has different expectations of what is appropriate for their children, please check these movies out beforehand so you can determine if they are right for you and your kids 👍👍

Action Adventure/Heist

Top Gun

Top Gun Maverick

Red Notice

Oceans 11

Mission Impossible series of films (note there is violence and the movies can be intense)

80’s Films



Adventures in Babysitting


Independence Day (language)

More fun movies for the family:

The Parent Trap (1998): A family-friendly remake of the classic Disney movie, two twin sisters separated at birth find each other and must bring their family back together. With a stellar cast of Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson, this movie will have the family laughing and crying together.

Forrest Gump (1994): This heartwarming movie follows the life of Forrest, a slow-witted but kind-hearted man as he experiences several major events in American history through his own unique perspective. Tom Hanks gives an unforgettable performance that.

The Princess Bride (1987): A classic family favorite, this fantasy adventure comedy is full of humor, romance and action that parents and teens alike are sure to enjoy. Featuring an all-star cast including Robin Wright, Cary Elwes and Mandy Patinkin, this movie is sure to be a hit with family viewers of all ages

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986): A classic teen comedy starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck and Mia Sara; in it, Ferris skips school with his best friends and goes on an adventure through the city of Chicago. While it may not be totally family friendly, it’s still a lighthearted romp that parents can enjoy with their teenagers—it’s filled with laughs, family themes and 80’s nostalgia! And its message about seizing the day will stay with viewers long after the credits roll.

High School Musical (2006): This family-friendly Disney Channel movie about a small-town teen who risks everything for his dream of becoming a star is perfect for family viewing. With its catchy songs, quirky characters and strong family themes, it’s sure to be a hit with parents and teens alike. It’s also an inspiring reminder that anyone can achieve their dreams no matter their circumstances.

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