Updated: Feb 16
Nostalgia with your Childhood Favourites
Harry Potter Franchise Fantasy/Adventure ★★★★★
I mean... I'm sure we have ALL heard about Harry Potter, the most classic childhood favourite. If you have not seen this yet, I don't know what to tell you and why have you been living under a rock?? Based on the best books (do read the books aswell), the Harry Potter 7 part series takes you into a magical world that you could only dream to be a part of. The best storyline, the best characters and the best setting. Magical.
Harry Potter, an eleven-year-old orphan, discovers that he is a wizard and is invited to study at Hogwarts. Even as he escapes a dreary life and enters a world of magic, he finds trouble awaiting him.
Spy Kids Franchise Fantasy/Adventure ★★★★☆
This film series certainly takes us down memory lane, one of Bacon's childhood favourites! Must watch as a kid or for a cute movie night as you grow up. Takes an interesting twist on serious action!
Secret agents Gregorio and Ingrid fall in love with each other and decide to raise a family. Later, they mysteriously disappear and the only people who can rescue them are their own kids.
Home Alone Franchise Comedy/Family ★★★★★
You certainly have to watch this movie for a fun and comforting night, making you laugh with every scene, a more or less classic Christmas movie that everyone can enjoy. (This is only for Home Alone 1 and 2!!) Make sure to watch these two movies when you get the chance, either for a sense of nostalgia or joy.
8-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind when his family leaves for France. At first, he is happy to be in charge, but when thieves try to break into his home, he tries to put up a fight.
The Incredibles Family/Adventure ★★★★★
One of the best children's movies ever! Perfect for family movie night (or just yourself :) A Bacon Must-Binge. Amazing animation, family of superpowers, characters and storyline. All so intriguing.
Forced to adopt a civilian identity and stuck in a white-collar job, Mr Incredible itches to get back into action. When he is lured into a trap by the evil Syndrome, his family contrives to save him.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Family/Fantasy ★★★★★
We have all heard this tale... But to see it come to life is a whole different experience. Amazing acting and execution of such an intriguing, nostalgic story. So hilarious and entertaining to watch!
Charlie, a young boy from an impoverished family, and four other kids win a tour of an amazing chocolate factory run by an imaginative chocolatier, Willy Wonka, and his staff of Oompa-Loompas.
Tangled Musical/Fantasy ★★★★★
Bacon's Favourite Disney princess and animated Disney movie. Just wow. For all the hopeless romantics who grew up watching Tangled, it is one of the most magical and surreal movies that is so beautiful to watch. The love story, the songs, the animation, the characters, ALL just amazing. Watch it. Now.
Rapunzel, a naive and young girl, is locked up by her overly protective mother. Her wish to escape into the world outside finally comes true when she meets the good-hearted thief, Flynn.
Descendents Musical/Fantasy ★★★★★
This film franchise certainly puts a twist on the usual fairytales we all heard growing up. The first film, particularly, is enchanting. The story line is so intriguing and something we would never have thought of, such an interesting story line seen on screen and also makes you see your favourite childhood actors in such promising roles. Depicts the union between what we once believed to be good or bad, just so beautiful, with the best songs which will be stuck in your heads for days. A good film with a good message.
King Ben declares that four children living on the Isle of the Lost should be given a chance to live in Auradon away from their wicked parents. The kids plan to free their parents instead.
Matilda Comedy/Family ★★★★★
The amount of times we have rewatched this... It just doesn't stop being funny, such an enjoyable movie with outstanding acting and an interesting plot. Makes us feel grateful and appreciative.
Matilda shares a home with her parents and brother, who do not appreciate her. When her principal tortures her and a kind-hearted teacher, she uses her telekinetic powers to settle scores.
Bridge to Terabithia Family/Fantasy ★★★★☆
No, this movie has you SOBBING in the end of it, trust me. Wow, this movie is so magical and enchanting, the best fantasy and childhood movie. No spoilers but, watch with tissues at hand!
A rich city girl, Leslie, and a poor country boy, Jess, create Terabithia, a land of magical beings, and become its rulers. This helps Jess to escape and cope with a tragedy.
Up Family/Fantasy ★★★★★
How could we not include this animated classic on our list! One of the best feel-good movies that has you crying and smiling at the same time. So adorable, perfect for family movie nights!
Carl, an old widower, goes off on an adventure in his flying house in search of Paradise Falls, his wife's dream destination.
The Parent Trap Comedy/Family ★★★★★
Another nostalgic movie taking you down memory lane. So hilarious with such a fascinating story line that has you laughing with each second. Lindsey Lohan does such a good job in this movie. A great feel-good movie to cheer up any mood.
Identical twins Hallie and Annie are separated after their parents' divorce. Years later, they discover each other at a summer camp and decide to switch places in an effort to reunite their parents.
Richie Rich Comedy/Family ★★★☆☆
A fun, enjoyable movie for a quick laugh. Takes on an interesting story line and stars one of the classic childhood stars in many movies on this list.
Richie Rich, the son of a billionaire businessman, must fight Laurence Van Dough, the top executive of his father's company who wants to destroy the Rich family.
My Girl Romance/Drama ★★★★☆
A movie that will have you smiling and then sobbing. Truly moving and a treasure to film. Amazing acting by the child stars and an inspiring plot line.
Vada, a hypochondriac, becomes distraught when her father, a widower, begins dating Shelly, a makeup artist, and attempts to disrupt their relationship.
Toy Story Franchise Family/Adventure ★★★★★
A classic childhood animated film. If you haven't watched Toy Story, what are you doing??? A feel-good animation that takes you on a whirlwind adventure, one of the best children's movies that can be enjoyed at any age aswell! The entire franchise is amazing, all the movies take part in the story progressing and introducing more of our favourite characters.
Woody, a good-hearted cowboy doll who belongs to a young boy named Andy, sees his position as Andy's favourite toy jeopardised when his parents buy him a Buzz Lightyear action figure. Even worse, the arrogant Buzz thinks he's a real spaceman on a mission to return to his home planet. When Andy's family moves to a new house, Woody and Buzz must escape the clutches of maladjusted neighbor Sid Phillips and reunite with their boy.
Mean Girls Comedy/Teen ★★★★★
I mean??? The most classic teen movie of all time. Iconic, amazing, outstanding. You can rewatch this a million times and not get bored of it. It is for sure a nostalgic movie to rewatch as an adult. So entertaining and comedic!
Cady joins a new public school and befriends Janis and Damian. They warn her to avoid the Plastics, a group led by Regina, but things get worse when she falls in love with Aaron, Regina's ex-lover.
Princess Diaries 1 & 2 Romance/Comedy ★★★★★
This is a dream we all wished would happen to us. Starring Anne Hathway, these are one of the most iconic teen movies of all time. So magical, so well acted out and so captivating. We love the romance, the drama and the royalty all in these movies.
A clumsy, shy teen discovers that she is the princess of Genovia, a small European state. Thereafter, she must prove to her grandmother that she is worthy of her title.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Romance/Comedy ★★★★★
A cute, feel good movie to make your day! Perfect for movie nights full of laughter and love.
Ferris Bueller, a high school student, fakes sickness to stay at home and spends the rest of the day with his best friend and girlfriend. Meanwhile, his dean tries to spy on him.
Forrest Gump Romance/Drama ★★★★★
One of the most inspiring movies of all time. Makes you ponder, makes you laugh, makes you smile and makes you cry. It's really a roller coaster of emotions with one of the most outstanding plot lines and acting. Just amazing, a must watch classic.
Forrest, a man with low IQ, recounts the early years of his life when he found himself in the middle of key historical events. All he wants now is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart, Jenny.
Space Jam Family/Comedy ★★★☆☆
A fun, comedic family movie to watch with children or one another. It's cute and a feel-good film that has Michal Jordan and Looney Tunes in one movie! So interesting and will have you smiling throughout.
After Michael Jordan's retirement, he is abducted by Bugs Bunny from the Looney Tunes group and is asked to play a match to defeat the Nerdlucks, a criminal alien group led by Mister Swackhammer.
Legally Blonde Franchise Romance/Comedy ★★★★☆
The classic in teen film. It's hilarious, funny, cute and inspiring in a sort of way. A fun rom-com movie to watch with your friends on movie night.
Elle's boyfriend breaks up with her for a smarter girl as he plans to become a politician and joins Harward law school. Elle gets enrolled in the same school in an effort to teach him a lesson.
Marley & Me Drama/Comedy ★★★★★
If you love dogs, you will love this movie and hate this movie. A roller coaster of emotions, going from a feel-good movie to you sobbing non-stop. This is what makes it such a must-binge film.
A happily married couple's life changes after they adopt a free-spirited pup named Marley who, along with his antics, manages to teach them and their children important life lessons.