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My Daughter Is Looking for Good Movies for Her 10 and 13 Year Olds

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My DD is dealing with her boys being out of school for the forseeable future. They are already doing homework, piano practice and farm chores. They are also viewing the virtural presentations from art museums and zoos. And they are really into board games. But there is still time to fill, so she would like suggestions for movies. Here's her request: "Must see movies for 10-13 year olds, please! Informative, adventure, classics, comedies, whatever! PG-13 suggestions are fine, we'll just research it. Thanks in advance!"

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How about some blasts from the past:

 

ET

Field Of Dreams

Back To The Future

Ferris Buehler's  Day Off

 

My children enjoyed them as well as the grandchildren...classics.

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@Mersha  I forgot about Back To The Future! Thanks!

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@PA Mom-mom 

As a teacher, I would rely on a source like this:

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-tween-movies

 

There are some that I think would not appeal as much to boys, but check out the list and see what you think.  

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So I'm not a young boy, But I'll tell you some films I liked! The Greatest Showman (Hugh Jackman), Grease, Harry Potter films, Spiderman films, Home Alone,ET, Avenger movies, and Ironman movies.

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@lolakimono  Thanks for the link! I loved The Black Stallion book when I was a kid, and the movie was great! I'll pass this link along.

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Have they ever seen Babe (1995)?  Or Fluke (1995)?

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There are several Tom Hanks movies that are really entertaining and all family members might enjoy.

 

You've Got Mail, Forrest Gump, Toy Story, The Burbs

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@annabellethecat wrote:

There are several Tom Hanks movies that are really entertaining and all family members might enjoy.

 

 


One comes to mind but I'm not sure if it's appropriate.  Road to Perdition (2002).  It can be a little dark, but I think it's a wonderful story for young boys.

 

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