Action/Adventure

Harry Potter

This one deserves its own page. Click on the Harry Potter logo to see the reviews.

Goonies

If you haven't watched this with your kids yet you absolutely must!  It's a great adventure story about working together and fitting in.  We pull this one out a few times a year.

See this Common Sense Media link for review details: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/the-goonies

WALL●E

You can't help but love this little robot and his fight for the greater good.  This is a feel good movie with a good story on pollution and the environment.

See this Common Sense Media link for review details:  https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/wall-e

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Set in England at the beginning of WWII, a novice witch, three children, and a charismatic trickster go on an adventure to find the secrets of a magic book with the help of a magic bed knob.

See this Common Sense Media link for review details: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/bedknobs-and-broomsticks

Gremlins

Calamity comes to a small town when a father brings home an unconventional animal home for his son, Elliot as a Christmas present. When Elliot does not follow the proper care instructions for his new friend, he unknowingly sets off a chain of unfortunate events and must save his town from being taken over by a band of dangerous creatures.

See this Common Sense Media link for review details: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/gremlins

The Karate Kid

Daniel Larusso encounters trouble as soon as he and his mother move to California. With the aid of a wise, older friend, he learns to defend himself and overcome the obstacles put in front of him.

See this Common Sense Media link for review details:  https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/the-karate-kid

The Lion King

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See this Common Sense Media link for review details: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/the-lion-king-1994

Action/Adventure