With most cartoon channels dishing out repetitive kid TV shows, you might find it difficult to keep your kids entertained inside the house. This is a good opportunity to introduce your kids to some all-time classics. The guide below is perfect for kids aging from 5 all the way to 13. These movies perfectly initiate your kid into the world of movies and guide them until he/she is capable of making his/her own movie choices:
1. Toy Story (1995)
Released by Walt Disney Pictures and produced by Pixar Animation Studios in 1995, Toy Story is a classic computer-animated American comedy/adventure film that is perfect for kids aged between 5 and 10. There’s a good chance that when your child watches Pixar’s very first feature film, they’ll feel as if the TV’s been reading their mind – we’ve all wished as kids to have toys that come to life. The movie inspires a child’s imagination to run wild and introduces kids to various catchphrases like “Delightfully Done”, and “To Infinity, and Beyond”.
2. The Lion King (1994)
The Lion King is an epic musical film influenced by William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Released during the Disney Renaissance, and sharing the story about a kingdom of lions, the movie is rated as the most interesting, entertaining, and fun animated films to watch. Simba – a young lion must succeed his father as King of the Pride Lands. Manipulated into thinking he was responsible for his father’s death, Simba flees into exile. The movie shares his incredible journey as he grows up and returns to challenge his father’s killer, his very own Uncle Scar.
3. The Incredibles (2004)
As your child crosses the 10 barrier, it is time you download the 2004 blockbuster computer-animated superhero film, the Incredibles. Released by Walt Disney Pictures and produced by Pixar Animation Studios, this incredibly entertaining film follows a family of superheroes who are forced to hide their unique abilities from the world and live a quiet suburban life. Soon enough, they enter into a battle with a villain and a killer robot that plans on taking over the world. The circumstances leading to the battle and the fight itself proves to be the most entertaining scene in the history of animation movies.
4. Small Soldiers (1998)
Directed by Joe Dante and starring the famous Kristen Dunst, Small Soldiers is an American sci-fi animated movie that revolves around two adolescents who are caught between a war of two sentient action figure factions, the Commando Elite and the Gorgonites. It is the perfect movie for when your kid grows up and enters the early stages of his teens.
5. Spider-Man (2002)
Directed by Sam Raimi and based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film that was perhaps the most watched teen movie back in the day. The film stars Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker and describes the journey of him developing spider-like superpowers. Vowing to use his abilities to fight crime, Spiderman struggles to balance his double life. One of the most famous sayings from the movie is “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility”. The movie is perfect for when your kid finally turns 13.