Fall is the coziest time of year. As the weather cools and we spend more time indoors, we will undoubtedly spend more time together as a family. What better way to celebrate this time together than a family movie night? You can make an event around it and pop some popcorn, heat some apple cider, wear matching pajamas, and build a pillow fort.
Picking a movie for the family can sometimes be difficult, especially if you have kiddos in different age groups. If you are unsure what family-friendly movies are the best to watch as a family this fall, we have you covered. From adventure to comedy and Halloween, these nine movies will surely be a hit with you and your kids this fall season.
Starting the list off strong, we have Hocus Pocus! Though this Disney movie may be best for children over the age of five, this is still a fun movie to watch as a family. Hocus Pocus is a classic Halloween movie with a few scares but mostly laughs. You can even encourage your kids to dress up as their favorite characters for this movie night.
Another Halloween favorite is Halloweentown. This movie is fun for all ages and is full of laughs and wholesome family moments. Join the Cromwel family as they fight to save Halloweentown from Kalabar. Kids will love all of the fun monsters and Halloween characters. Celebrate Halloween with this fun flick and make sweet treats while watching.
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Who doesn’t love Charlie Brown? A true classic, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is another movie perfect for all ages. During the month of October, you can even find this flick on regular TV channels instead of having to stream it. This is a great movie to watch if you are hosting a kids’ party or having a sleepover.
Muppets haunted mansion
If you want something a little spooky to bring in the Halloween season, look no further than Muppets Haunted Mansion. This movie is themed after the ride at Disney World and has the muppets acting out all the characters. Gonzo and Pepe make their way to the mansion and meet a cast of characters along the way. This movie will go great with a pillow fort in the living room or even a night under the stars with a projector playing the movie in your backyard.
A movie that will truly bring the family together this season is Coco. Coco is all about the importance of family and knowing and celebrating your heritage. Watch this movie during Dia De Los Muertos after honoring your loved ones and creating your own ofrenda.
National Treasure is perfect for you if you are looking for a movie packed with adventure. This Disney movie is an excellent fit for those families looking for live-action entertainment. National Treasure is filled with history and is a fun adventure for the entire family.
If you are looking for a movie that will entertain and teach an important life lesson, look no further than Soul. Soul follows a music teacher whose journey of self-discovery is met with unusual characters and teaches a great lesson on making the right choices for yourself. This movie has an excellent jazz soundtrack and talented actors to boot. This movie is great for families who love Disney Pixar movies.
What is fall without a little bit of fun and mystery? Twitches is a classic 90s Disney movie about two twin witches who must battle evil. Tia and Tamera Mowry star as the twins alongside other Disney channel favorites. This movie is an excellent pick for families that love fantasy and adventure. Mix up your own potions and snacks and cuddle up to this great family flick.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
To round out this list, we have Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A true classic, this movie has stood the test of time. Charlie gets the opportunity of a lifetime to visit Wonka’s chocolate factory and go on an insane adventure with his grandpa. With twists and turns at every stop and a fun musical element, this movie is great to introduce to your family!
What family-friendly movies do you love to watch in the fall? Share your faves in the comments!