6 Movies Parents Should Watch With Their Teens

Many parents enjoy watching movies with their children. As your children turn into teens, it’s important to still share these times together. Unfortunately, the vast majority of movies don’t teach important values to teenagers. Therefore, it’s difficult to determine which movies out there are quality selections. Considering that, here are six movies parents should watch with their teens.

Leon: The Professional

On the surface, this movie might seem like another thriller film. However, Leon: The Professional is a film about much more than shootouts. The title character in this film must endure constant conflict in order to protect those close to him. This film shows the importance of protecting those close to you, no matter the costs.


If you’re looking for an inspirational film, consider Hoosiers. This classic film is based on the real-life story of an Indiana high school basketball team. Most people remember this film for Gene Hackman’s amazing performance as this team’s coach. Hoosiers teaches importance lesson of how we must all rely on each other to succeed.


Throughout life, your teen will likely find themselves in unique situations. Therefore, it’s important that teens are prepared for these events. Witness stars Harrison Ford as a detective who must solve a murder in an Amish community. While this might not sound like an exciting setting, Witness packs plenty of thrills.

To Kill A Mockingbird

It’s hard to teach teenagers lessons without looking to the past. Considering that, it’s imperative that parents watch To Kill a Mockingbird with their teens. This film explores the problem of racial injustice and the effect it has had throughout history. It’s important that teenagers realize the impact of racial issues throughout America’s history.

All The President’s Men

This movie stars Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford as journalists. What makes this film important is how these characters do everything to fight for what’s right. Therefore, All the President’s Men teaches teenagers about making the right choice when other’s aren’t. If you’re looking for a film that instills positive values, check out All the President’s Men.

Norma Rae

Norma Rae was the film that many remember for launching the film career of actress Sally Field. In this film, the actress plays a woman dealing with unimaginable circumstances. Throughout this movie, she faces almost constant resistance. Regardless of the difficulties, she persists until her goals are reached.


In closing, it’s important that parents spend time with their teenage children. While enjoying this valuable time, it’s important to choose movies with the right message. If you’re wanting to teach your teenager important values, consider choosing a film from this list.

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