The Parent Trap
In this update of the 1961 film, Lindsay Lohan plays twins Annie and Hallie, strangers until they meet at summer camp. The girls’ divorced parents, Nick and Elizabeth, are living on opposite sides of the Atlantic, each with one child.
American Hallie and British-raised Annie engineer an identity swap, giving both the chance to spend time with the parent they’ve missed.
However Nick is engaged and his snobby fiancee is not too happy about the prospect of her new step-daughter, never mind not realising there are actually two step-daughters!
Based on the Roald Dahl book, Matilda Wormwood is a gifted girl forced to put up with a crude, distant father and mother.
Even worse, Miss Trunchbull, the evil principal at Matilda’s school, is a terrifying bully.
However, when Matilda realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull’s wrath and fight back against her unkind parents with the help of her sweet teacher Miss Honey.
The Princess Bride
A young grandson is ill in bed and his grandfather reads him a fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her, and together they must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other.
The Sound of Music
Another classic family movie, this one is based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II.
Julie Andrews stars as Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.
When the family of George Newton decides to adopt a cute St. Bernard puppy, the patriarch soon feels displaced by the dog. Before long, the adorable canine, dubbed Beethoven, has grown considerably, leading to household mishaps.
While George’s wife and kids dote on Beethoven, it takes time for him to see the pooch’s finer qualities. However, Beethoven’s life with the Newton family is jeopardized when a scheming vet tries to nab the dog for a deadly experiment.