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Oscar winning family movies

Author GreatDad Writers
Submitted 13-04-2007

Sometimes it’s hard to find a good family movie. All the following movies won the Oscar and can be enjoyed by the whole family.

 

 

Wallace & Gromit – The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Winner 2006)
A
giant were-rabbit is on the prowl just as the annual vegetable contest is about to be held. Watch it
to find out who saves the town. This is an outstanding film to delight both young and old
alike.

 

Gigi (Winner 1958)
Leslie Caron brings to life the story of a
rich playboy and a young courtesan set in the Paris of 1899.

 

My Fair Lady (Winner 1965)
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics
professor has a wager that he can take on a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

 

An American in Paris (Winner 1952)
A GI stays on in Paris to
become an artist, and has to choose between the patronage of a rich American woman (Nina Foch) and a
French gamine (Leslie Caron) engaged to an older man. A rapturous musical with a breathtaking dance
sequence in the final.

 

Holiday Inn (Special Edition) (Winner 1945)
Lovely Linda Mason
has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance
partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. The DVD includes a retrospective of
Crosby and Astaire featuring an interview with Ava Astaire-MacKenzie.

 

March of the Penguins (Widescreen Edition) (Winner 2006)
Each
winter, Emperor penguins in their thousands begin a truly remarkable journey into a bleak and
extreme region that supports no other wildlife at this time of year.

 

Oliver! (Winner 1969)
This timeless film is an adaptation from
Charles Dickens’s classic novel “Oliver Twist has memorable melodies and splendid
lyrics.

 

Mon Oncle – Criterion Collection (Winner 1959)
Slapstick prevails when Jacques
Tati’s eccentric hero Monsieur Hulot is let loose in the ultramodern house of his brother-in-law,
and in an antiseptic factory that manufactures plastic hose.