… because sometimes you just want to watch a movie while on vacation.
Keeping the family entertained while camping can sometimes be a challenge. Let’s be honest, not everyone enjoys the Great Outdoors as much as others. So we’ve compiled a short list of movie titles we know the whole family will love.
The Long Long Trailer (1953)
Nicky and Tacy are going to be married. Nicky wants to save up money for a house, but Tacy dreams of starting off with their own home on wheels–a trailer. After the two are hitched, they hitch up their trailer and begin their honeymoon. The humor comes from several disastrous adventures the couple has while traveling including Tacy’s awkward attempt to cook dinner in a moving trailer, and a cliffhanging ride through the mountains that nearly destroys their marriage.
Bob Munro and his dysfunctional family rent an RV for a road trip to the Colorado Rockies, where they ultimately have to contend with a bizarre community of campers.
Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
The Sandlot (1993)
Scotty Smalls is the new kid in town and all he wants is to make friends before summer. The towns best baseball player Benny “The Jet” Rodriquez takes him under his wing. During the summer Scotty Smalls get The Sandlot boys into a huge pickle when he hits a baseball signed by Babe Ruth into the Beast’s backyard no-one has ever gone over the fence for fear of being eaten. When Benny has a dream about Babe Ruth telling him to go over the fence to get the ball he over comes his fears and defeats the Beast. Benny became a legend in his town and all of The Sandlot boys lived happily ever after.
The Princess Bride (1987)
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children’s book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain.
Harry Potter (Series) (2001-2011)
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Back to the Future (Trilogy) (1985-1990)
A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Toy Story (Trilogy) (2005-2010)
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy’s room.
What are your favourite movies to watch while RVing? Leave a comment below.
*All descriptions from IMDB.com