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Group of 10 and 11 year old boys and girls....which films would you suggest please?

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2anddone Tue 21-Feb-17 14:14:24

Hi smile I am planning a Year 6 sleepover for around 30 children. They will be 10 and 11 and a mix of boys and girls. I don't want Harry Potter as they don't all like that same as Star Wars. Also would prefer a film rather than Disney cartoon. Cant be higher than a PG certificate and preferably relatively old so they may not have seen it!
I am really stuck...what would you suggest please??

TheEdgeofSeventeen Tue 21-Feb-17 14:29:29

X-men,The DUFF, I LOVED Spy Kids at that age and its a good few years old now x Have they seen Divergent? x

elQuintoConyo Tue 21-Feb-17 14:32:29

The Goonies? Go old school grin

anxious2017 Tue 21-Feb-17 14:33:26

Mine loves Goonies, Labyrinth, Earth to Echo, Are we there yet, Chipmunk movies.

2anddone Tue 21-Feb-17 15:24:28

I really want to go old school!! Know lots of them watched labyrinth last year when David Bowie died as our cinema had a charity screening and a group went to that! Love the idea of goonies, how about cheaper by the dozen or mighty ducks? They all love home alone is there a non festive film similar to that maybe?
Thanks for suggestions

PatriciaHolm Tue 21-Feb-17 15:28:44

Ours (10 & 12) loved Who Framed Roger Rabbit!

TheEdgeofSeventeen Tue 21-Feb-17 15:30:20

No Patricia !!! Roger Rabbit still gives me nightmares - freaks me out. Cheaper by the dozen is good or freaky Friday x

SpongebobRoundPants Tue 21-Feb-17 15:30:55

Nanny McPhee
Ace Ventura
Mr poppers penguins
Night at the museum
King Kong
Mrs doubtfire
Garfield

Skinnymalinksmalogenlegs Tue 21-Feb-17 15:33:00

Jumanji? Watched that with my 12, 10 and 6 year old last week, they enjoyed it.

anxious2017 Tue 21-Feb-17 15:33:35

I remember really enjoying Indiana Jones when I was a child. Jurassic Park?

ImLadybird Tue 21-Feb-17 15:39:53

Goosebumps
Home Alone (or is that too xmas?)
Goonies
The Last Dragonslayer
Narnia
The Pacifier
The Spiderwick Chronicles

MusicToMyEars800 Mon 27-Feb-17 12:29:20

Fantastic beasts and where to find them
Miss Perigrine's home for peculiar children
The Goonies
Bugsy Malone
Inside out ( is animated but very good )
The princess bride
The Borrowers
Mousehunt
Halloweentown
Drop dead Fred
Dennis the menace

Chasingsquirrels Mon 27-Feb-17 12:33:48

Bridge to Terabitha (sp) - but they will all be in tears!

2014newme Mon 27-Feb-17 12:34:32

Home alone
Ghostbusters the original
Back to the future
Jurassic Park
Lemony snicket
Percy Jackson

Myfanwyprice Mon 27-Feb-17 12:35:33

Percy Jackson and the lightning thief or zathura - which is a sort of sequel to jumanji.

Or baby's day out - it's a bit home aloneish with lots of slapstick humour.

ChoudeBruxelles Mon 27-Feb-17 12:39:10

Cheaper by the dozen
Father of the bride
Parental guidance

ArseyTussle Mon 27-Feb-17 12:54:51

DD is younger but loves all things Studio Ghibli, eg My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, Kiki's Delivery Service.

Indiana Jones?

JonesyAndTheSalad Mon 27-Feb-17 12:56:18

That Miss Perigrine thing has my friend's ten year old having nightmares. She was so disturbed. In a class of thirty, there'll be more than one sensitive child. I would go for pure comedy.

Clankboing Mon 27-Feb-17 13:02:05

I'll tell you what my kids love - they are aged 9 to 16 mix of boys, girls. Mr Bean!! Not the film - the old TV programmes. I got a box set recently and they watch it at meal times cringing laughing all at once. Completely non offensive.

sunbird17 Mon 27-Feb-17 13:02:17

Matilda, The Parent Trap, Father of the Bride, A Fairy Tale (the one where the girls photographed fairies in their garden), The Borrowers, 101 Dalmatians (film not cartoon), A Little Princess, The Secret Garden.

JonesyAndTheSalad Mon 27-Feb-17 13:07:32

I'm pretty sure that a lot of kids that age won't like Mr Bean.

Snurf Mon 27-Feb-17 13:07:43

Maybe a bit too old school.....

Tron (original)
Flight of the Navigator
Bill and Ted
Back to the future

JonesyAndTheSalad Mon 27-Feb-17 13:19:32

Back to the Future has a near rape in it!

ArseyTussle Mon 27-Feb-17 13:22:56

Yes, that bit in Back To The Future is awful!

Bill and Ted though, that's fab.

2014newme Mon 27-Feb-17 13:23:40

@JonesyAndTheSalad
Back to the future is a PG
Are you sure it features a near rape (whatever that is!)

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