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DVDs for boys aged 9,14 and 15? PLEASE

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LiquidLunch Sun 09-Dec-12 14:53:04

I have no problems with presents for younger kids but struggling for inspiration for these 3.

Want to get DVDs, popcorn, chocs etc for Christmas.

But have no idea what films boys that age like.

Any suggestions much appreciated!

OComeAllYeFaithBaby Sun 09-Dec-12 15:04:25

Christmas or general? Elf is a must for any age smile

Bluestocking Sun 09-Dec-12 15:11:35

The difficulty is going to be finding something that's "suitable" for the nine year old that is not going to be really tedious for the teenagers. My nearly nine year old absolutely creases up at the Austin Powers movies, and loves the Blues Brothers, which should keep teens amused, but they're not Christmassy.

LiquidLunch Sun 09-Dec-12 15:23:34

Elf's on today!! We're watching it in a bit-cant wait!

Didn't even think of that one!

An I don't kind whether they're Christmassy or not really. Austin powers is a possibility........

invicta Sun 09-Dec-12 15:28:03

Johnny English reborn - 9 year old
hungar games - 14 year old
New Batman film - 15 year old

amck5700 Sun 09-Dec-12 15:50:58

Some of the James Bond movies are 12s so would be okay for everyone, other than that Clash of the Titans, Hunger Games, Sherlock Homes maybe. Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter or go retro with National Lampoons - the ruder bits will go over the youngest ones head. My boys (11 & 12) also like Drillbit Taylor, the National Treasure movies & classics like Unce Buck& Waynes world.

I'd look at anything with a 12 certificate - those would be 12A in a cinema so most are suitable for 9 year olds I would think without being too young for the teenagers.

spababe Sun 09-Dec-12 21:14:48

I've gone for the Dynamo magician DVD

derekthehamster Sun 09-Dec-12 21:16:49

Men in black? Johnny English?

SavoyCabbage Sun 09-Dec-12 21:17:22

Ohhh I love him. Good choice.

uptheamp Sun 09-Dec-12 21:17:30

close encounters?

LiquidLunch Sun 09-Dec-12 21:18:48

Ooh that's a good idea!!

pinkandsparklytoo Sun 09-Dec-12 21:20:21

The Transformers films?

Elfontheshelfiswatchingyou Sun 09-Dec-12 21:51:56

The Wimpy Kid movies are good- I took my nephew (13) and my friend's son (9) as well as my 2 girls and they all enjoyed them.

Ihatemytoes Mon 10-Dec-12 08:30:44

I've just bought my 15 yo Airplane on DVD for £3.99. it's an oldie but so funny!

OComeAllYeFaithBaby Mon 10-Dec-12 09:01:25

Uncle Buck is a classic too!

chocolateicecream Sun 16-Dec-12 21:08:25


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