DVD: Family Friendly Movies

Popcorn imageThe start of winter often brings a break to the hustle and bustle of life. If you are looking for a movie or show sure to please a wide range of ages at your house, try one of these!

 

 

Duck Soup DVD cover

Duck Soup, Starring the Marx Brothers (1933)

In this political satire, Groucho is Rufus T. Firefly, the hilarious dictator of mythical Freedonia, while Harpo and Chico are commissioned as spies by his political rival.

 

The Princess Bride DVD coverThe Princess Bride, Starring Peter Falk, Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright (1987)

When the beautiful maiden Buttercup hears that her true love Westley is dead, she reluctantly agrees to marry the loathsome Prince Humperdinck. After Westley returns to rescue Buttercup, the two begin an epic adventure filled with fencing, fighting, giants, monsters, miracles, true love and hilarity!

 

Hidden Figures DVD coverHidden Figures, Starring Taraji P. Henson, Dorothy Vaughn, Octavia Spencer (2017)

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.

 

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon DVD coverCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Starring Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh (2000)

Unspoken affection binds Li Mu Bai (Yun Fat), who has vowed to avenge his master’s death, and Shu Lien (Yeoh), as they join forces to recover the master’s stolen sword, Green Destiny.

 

Mythbusters Season 1 DVD coverMythbusters, Television Series (2003 – present)

Watch as pop culture’s most baffling urban myths and legends are debunked, decoded and demystified in tests that separate the real from the really out there.