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13 Great Movies That Children Must Watch
Many parents think that movies are a waste of time, but this is not true for every movie. Several mainstream movies deliver a powerful message that motivates us no matter how many times we watch them. Below is a list of 13 national and international movies that can teach your children valuable lessons.
1. The Life of Pi
Life of pi is a beautiful story of love, loss, faith, courage and survival. The movie is based on the book written by Yann Martel. This movie revolves around a 16-year-old boy who gets stranded in a boat with a Bengal tiger. With beautiful cinematography and impressive pacing, your kids will learn a lot from this masterpiece.
2. Pursuit of Happiness
Pursuit of Happiness is another excellent film based on the life of American entrepreneur, Chris Gardner. The movie depicts what a person can achieve by keeping a positive attitude, focusing on his goals, chasing his dreams and not letting others decide what he/she can do.
3. Inside out
Inside out is a beautiful animated movie that expresses human feelings wonderfully. The movie content is suitable for children of all ages, while you may need to help young children understand a few things in the movie. The best schools in Baddi help children identify and express their feelings through activities and discussion.
4. Not One Less
Not one less is a Chinese movie based on a 13-year-old substitute teacher. Carefully depicting the courage of the protagonist to bring back a student from the city to the village, this movie can touch hearts. You will also love watching this movie with your children.
5. Swadesh- We the people
Swadesh is an Indian movie that revolves around the life of a scientist who returns to his village to take his nanny to the United States with him. He encounters several problems in the village, which he resolves one by one. The main lead's noble thoughts and actions will surely inspire your child.
6. The Man Who Knew Infinity
Based on the life of Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, the movie showcases his devotion to mathematics and how he overcomes every hurdle to continue working towards his passion. Teenagers and even older teens will get inspired by watching his work ethic.
7. My Neighbour Totoro
My Neighbour Totoro is a beautiful Japanese animated fiction movie based on the story of two girls that meet a cute giant cat Totoro when they move into an older house. Children will learn kindness, responsibility, love between siblings, living life with a positive attitude and facing fears with courage from this movie.
8. Remembering the Titans
Remembering the Titans is an American sports movie that teaches about teamwork, leadership, respect, responsibility, friendship and racial harmony. Based on a true story of a town and school that is racially divided, a football coach integrates the team and leads them to victory.
Note:-Movie is appropriate for 15 years and above.
9. Big Hero 6
If your children love technology and action, this movie is for them. The story revolves around a boy named Hiro Hamada and his Robot Baymax. Through this animated movie, you can teach your child forgiveness, hope and the value of friendship. Vivek international public School use effective educational tools to teach science and technology to students, such as Atal tinkering lab tools, etc.
If you have watched the Lakshya movie, it’s time to show it to your children, especially if they are confused about choosing their careers. This movie emphasises self-discovery and encourages one to find a goal in life. Your kids will surely learn a lot from this unique Bollywood film.
11. The Jungle Book
Almost every Indian knows “The Jungle Book” animated version telecasted on Indian television in 1993. Disney released its live-action version in 2016, which you can watch with your children. And teach your children about friendship, loyalty, courage and bravery.
12. Children Of Heaven
Children of heaven is an Iranian movie which revolves around the story of a brother and his sister and their adventures in finding a lost pair of shoes. This family drama film covers the beautiful relationship between the two siblings. It teaches how to deal with challenges in life, and there is nothing that one can’t achieve with hard work.
13. How To Train Your Dragon
How to train your dragon is a classic story of a boy and a dragon, which your children will love to watch. The movie depicts the fear and hatred of humans towards the dragon and how the hero, Hiccup, got successful in removing human prejudice towards them through his friendship with a dragon named Toothless.
The above films are not only made for entertainment but also to teach great lessons to children. So, whenever you and your child have free time, watch these movies and learn amazing things together.