September is shaping up to be a fantastic month for family movie nights on Hulu + Live TV, with a selection of heartwarming and adventurous films that are perfect for viewers of all ages. Here’s a look at five must-watch family movies that have already dropped on Hulu for September 2023.
The Lego Movie (2014)
At the height of the Lego craze, this film nailed the mood in every possible way. An imaginative journey to a world made entirely of LEGO bricks, “The Lego Movie” is a delightful animated film that combines humor, creativity, and life lessons. Hilarious for kids and fun for adults, this entry not only kick started a genre, but redefined comedic animation.
Follow the adventures of Emmet, an ordinary LEGO construction worker, as he teams up with a group of unlikely heroes to stop an evil villain’s nefarious plan. This film’s clever humor and impressive animation make it a must-watch film for the entire family. Oh…and good news. The sequel is also on Hulu as of this month too.
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
“We Bought a Zoo” is a heartwarming family drama that tells the true story of a widowed father, played by Matt Damon, who buys a struggling zoo with the hope of giving his family a fresh start. Loosely based on the 2008 memoir of the same name by Benjamin Mee, the story follows Benjamin Mee, portrayed by Matt Damon, who has been grieving the loss of his wife, Katherine, for seven months. It’s then that his 14-year-old son, Dylan, gets expelled from school and the family’s situation calls for a fresh start.
As they work together to renovate the zoo and care for its animal residents, they discover the power of love, perseverance, and the importance of following one’s dreams. This film is a touching exploration of the bonds that hold families together. It’s comedic at parts, dramatic at others, and uplifting overall. We Bought a Zoo is a true treasure for the entire family.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
There is a reason why kids love these adorable and hilarious characters in Ice Age. It’s because, well, they’re adorable and hilarious.
Join Manny the mammoth, Sid the sloth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, and their friends in this prehistoric adventure that takes them into a mysterious underground world filled with dinosaurs. “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” is the third installment in the beloved animated franchise, known for its lovable characters and hilarious antics. It’s a perfect choice for a fun-filled family movie night and so much more than a “kid’s movie”.
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
“Bend It Like Beckham” is a heartwarming sports dramedy that follows the journey of Jess, a young British-Indian girl with a passion for soccer. However, her traditional family doesn’t approve of her pursuing her dreams. With the help of her coach and newfound friend, Jess navigates the challenges of culture, family, and her love for the game. This film is not only entertaining but also carries important themes of empowerment and cultural acceptance.
Beckham was a surprising box office success when it was released in 2002. Directed by Gurinder Chadha and featuring a predominantly British-Indian cast, the film resonated with audiences worldwide. Despite being a low-budget production with a relatively unknown cast, it managed to make a significant impact at the box office.
Men in Black: International (2019)
“Men in Black: International” is the fourth installment in the popular “Men in Black” franchise. Although it didn’t reach the blockbuster levels of some other entries in the franchise, it still managed to attract audiences around the world. The appeal of the “Men in Black” brand, combined with the star power of Hemsworth and Thompson, contributed to its box office success.
Join the world of extraterrestrial espionage and adventure in “Men in Black: International.” This installment of the popular franchise introduces new agents played by Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson as they team up to protect the Earth from alien threats. Filled with humor, cool gadgets, and out-of-this-world creatures, this film offers an exciting and entertaining sci-fi experience for the whole family.
With these captivating family movies arriving on Hulu in September 2023, you’ll have plenty of options for memorable movie nights with the whole family. Whether you’re in the mood for animated adventures, heartwarming dramas, or intergalactic escapades, these films promise entertainment and valuable life lessons for viewers of all ages. Gather your loved ones, prepare the popcorn, and get ready for a month of family-friendly movie magic!
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