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Best films for an almost 4yo and his parents to watch together

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Cucumberscarecrow Tue 20-May-14 11:19:03

We are TV novices blush.

We've seen Madagascar 1 and 2 and we all loved them and think our lives were very sad and empty before Moto Moto and King Julien came into them.

What else should we be watching?

TheThinksYouCanThink Tue 20-May-14 11:31:31

My 3 and half year old current favourites are Frozen, Toy Story, Ice Age and Gnomeo and Juliet.

Chopsypie Tue 20-May-14 11:33:45

Toy story, despicable me, frozen, cloudy with a chance of meatballs, little mermaid, beauty and the beast, lion king, finding memo and monsters inc are the favourites in this house!

Cucumberscarecrow Wed 21-May-14 06:20:09

Great suggestions, thanks!

BillnTedsMostFeministAdventure Wed 21-May-14 06:28:14

Toy story
Kiki's delivery service

VestaCurry Wed 21-May-14 06:42:51

Cars and Cars 2 are great fun

VestaCurry Wed 21-May-14 06:45:31

....and Finding Nemo is wonderful

Blithereens Wed 21-May-14 07:00:09

Can I suggest the Miyazaki films? Beautiful animation. Ponyo and Spirited Away are my favourites.

Dancergirl Tue 27-May-14 00:12:49

Does it have to be a film?

I'm loving watching those 70s childrens shows with my dd - Bagpuss, Paddington, Mr Benn and Trumpton. You can get them all on DVD.

FiloPasty Tue 27-May-14 00:26:02

Loving The Croods here!

justmuddlingalong Tue 27-May-14 00:28:39

Any of The Land Before Time films. Oldies but goodies.

BackforGood Tue 27-May-14 00:34:18

Noooo! Finding Nemo is horrible for the first few minutes - DO NOT sit down to watch this with him, without checking it out first. I agree, after the horrible bit, it is a nice film.

Jungle Book is great

MsAmerica Fri 30-May-14 02:02:13

I have the loveliest memory of what seemed to be a grandfather bringing his small grandson to see a Laurel and Hardy movie. He was the only child in the audience, and it was so cute to hear his high-pitched laughter, and as he was leaning forward, looking back to his grandfather to share his enjoyment.

FixItUpChappie Fri 30-May-14 04:52:01

We are doing a weekly movie night with our similarly aged son. our favourites so far for being non-offensive have been:

-the jungle book
-Winnie the pooh

ones I personally thought were too old....monsters inc, toy story, finding memo, happy feet (which I also thought was pretty awful all around)

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