The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film centered upon two twin sisters separated at birth owing to their parent’s divorce. However, the things start getting interesting when the sisters, who are identical to each other, are reunited at a summer camp. Initially rivals, the two sisters realize their true relation and bond together to reunite their parents, so they could live together in one family.

The Pacifier

The Pacifier

Starring Vin Diesel for one of the lead roles, The Pacifier is a 2005 action comedy that tells the story about a family with five children, who are under threat and need protection as their father is dead while the mother is away for an important task. At this time, Shane Wolfe, played by Vin Diesel, is assigned to take care of the children while on a mission to retrieve an important classified secret project called GHOST, somewhere hidden in the house. Highly famous for his action hero persona, it is quite funny and humorous to see Vin Diesel donning the role of a nanny to these five children and slowly bonding with them after showing some reluctance in the beginning.

The Pagemaster

The Pagemaster

The Pagemaster is an amazing children’s film based on a mystical plot. The movie tells us a story about a young boy, who lives his life based on risk calculations which worry his parents about his future. However, the things get really interesting after the boy’s accidental visit to a library, that takes him on an amazing journey into the books as illustrations. While experiencing a new world, encountering new fictional characters, and as per the instructions of the page master, the boy must find a way to the library’s exit in order to get out of this fantasy world. If he is successful or not forms the rest of the story.


Matilda film on kids based on kids

Matilda is an American fantasy comedy film about a young girl, who harnesses telekinesis powers as she grows up. Although uncontrollably at the beginning, she slowly learns to control her special yet unexpected power of telekinesis to help her beloved teacher to get justice. The film is actually based on Roald Dahl’s novel of the same title and is directed by Danny DeVito, who also plays the character of Matilda’s father in the film as well as serves as the narrator.

The Goonies

The Goonies film on kids

The Goonies is an adventure comedy film about the quest of a group of kids, who call themselves as “The Goonies” to hunt for treasure using a recently acquired map that leads to a long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willy, a legendary 17th Century pirate. During the treasure hunt, they face a lot of hurdles in the form of difficult clues, deadly booby traps and, of course, a family of criminals, who demand the treasure for themselves. The rest of the movie is about how they find the treasure of the pirate and save their homes in the “Goon Docks” neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon from foreclosure.

Peter Pan

Peter Pan film on books and novels

Based on J.M. Barrie’s famous play and developed as one of the famous folklore, Peter Pan is a 2003 American fantasy film that narrates the play as a full-length live action movie. Same as the play, the movie is centered upon the titular character of Peter Pan, a mischievous boy, who can fly and his friends that include Wendy Darling and her brothers, Tinker Bell, and the lost Boys. Most of the adventures in the movie are set on the mystical island of Neverland and while fending off the evil pirate, the main antagonist of the tale, Captain Hook.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone

The first installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter, And The Sorcerer’s Stone is the first chapter of a long journey to an amazing world of Wizards and Witches. Highly focused on three kids, Harry, Hermione, and Ron, characters who have engraved into our life so deeply that we could connect to them even today, the film takes you to a secret world of magic, where students are taught magic at one of the best schools for Witchcraft and Wizardry, the Hogwarts. Filled with so many adventures, mischief, drama, emotions and, of course, duels, the film makes us believe of a hidden world, where one can learn magic and be a wizard.

Richie Rich

Richie Rich

Richie Rich is a screen adaptation of the Harvey Comics character of the same name. The film features a rich boy with a huge mansion and a lot of wealth, but without any real friends except a loyal butler Herbert Cadbury as his only companion. However, things start changing for Richie when he befriends a group of sandlot boys and learns the true worth of friendship in life. While bonding with his new friends, he also faces an evil villain among his own corporation, who plots to kill his parents to take over complete leadership of the Rich Corporation. The rest of the story is about who Richie with the help of his new friends decoys the evil plans of Van Dough and make everything right at the end.

Mrs. Doubtfire

Mrs. Doubtfire film for childrens

Based on a novel Alias Madame Doubtfire, Mr.s Doubtfire is a comedy drama that is centered on a broken family, where the wife is granted the custody of the three children as the husband has no job or residence. However, the husband hasn’t given up on his children yet and he does something unimaginable. He transforms himself into Mrs. Doubtfire, a newly appointed nanny for the children in order to stay closer to his kids without the knowledge of his wife. Starring Robin Williams in the titular role, the film has lots of emotion and fun moments qualifying the movie as a complete family movie.

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Into The West

Into The West film on kids irish film

Into the West is an Irish mystical film about two boys born, who set off on a journey to the West in search of their beloved white horse called Tír Na nÓg (meaning Land of Eternal Youth in Irish). The search for the horse and to keep it safe with them lets them encounter a number of adventures and escapades that one could have never imagined. While on this journey, they also fulfill their dream of becoming cowboys.

Rajeesh Nair is a true Gizmofreak and an addictive movie buff. He blogs at – a lifestyle Blogzine which focuses on general life related topics of the 21st Century.


  1. Mark Eden

    Thanks for sharing this list of hollywood movies. These movies are family entertainment movies.