Family Movie Night

By FPL_Julie

Chilly winter evenings are a perfect time for family movie night! Here are a few tips to make your family time extra special. Try watching something new, a sure classic, or an old favorite. See a list of suggested movies below. With a little planning you can relax, have some family fun and make great memories. You might just start a new family tradition!


  • Set a date and time and build anticipation.
  • Make it a no-device time with no multi-tasking allowed. 
  • Vote on a movie or better yet, let each person in the family take turns picking the movie and have everyone agree to accept each decision with no complaining. 
  • Gather pillows, blankets, snugglies, pets and get cozy! 
  • Be sure to plan special snacks and drinks. 
  • Go all-out! Set a theme and dress up as characters in the movie.
  • Dim the lights to set a theater mood. 
  • Take some time afterwards to discuss everyone’s favorite moments from the movie.  

Snack Ideas:

  • Popcorn, of course! 
  • Candy and Nuts
  • Cookies or S’mores 
  • Milk Shakes or Ice Cream Sundaes
  • Chips and Salsa 
  • Pretzels 
  • Fruit Kabobs 
  • Tortilla Pinwheels 
  • Baked Cheese Sticks  

Family Movie Favorites:

Find a movie just right for your crowd!

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