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The Pursuit Of Happyness To Sound Of Music: 5 Knowledgeable Movies For Kids

From The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind to Sound Of Music, here's a list of the educational movies that you should watch with your kids.
Published -24 Jan 2020, 14:19 ISTUpdated -24 Jan 2020, 15:50 IST
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Inspiration and knowledge come from a variety of sources, but movies can create a great impact on people's minds, especially on kids! Whether it is 'The Kite Runner' which emphasises on the familial aspects of the narrative or a movie like, 'The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind', that inspires kids to use their ability to make a difference, these movies can inspire, motivate and understand your child about different aspects of life.  

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

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Want to show your kids that they have the talent and ability to make a difference? Then this movie could be your best bet. The movie is based on a memoir by the Malawian engineer William Kamkwamba, who built a wind turbine for his famine-stricken town in Malawi and helped people to irrigate crops.

The Pursuit Of Happyness

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This movie is one that makes us value relationships. The Pursuit Of Happyness movie revolves around a father-son duo who face daily life struggles but inspite of that, stay positive and never give up. It is based on an entrepreneur, Chris Gardner's struggle of being homeless and penniless, starring Will Smith and Jayden Smith in pivotal roles.

Forrest Gump

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Forrest Gump is a heartwarming story of a man who will leave you inspired by his innocence and childlike optimism. Tom Hanks gave one of his finest performances as the lead in the movie and even won an oscar. 

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Sound Of Music

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A film that every millennial has seen at least once in their life, this Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, and Eleanor Parker, starrer is directed by Robert Wise. The movie chronicles around a young Austrian postulant, who is sent to the villa of a retired naval officer and widower to be governess to his seven children. After bringing music and love into the family, she marries the officer and looks a way to survive the loss of their homeland to the Nazis. 

The Kite Runner

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Based on Khaled Hosseini’s popular book, this movie boasts of compelling performances from its cast including Khalid Abdalla, Zekeria Ebrahimi, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada and Homayoun Ershadi. This movie helps children understand that they should support their friends and raise their voice against bullying, sexual abuse, etc.

So, grab a bucket of popcorn and watch these movies with your Lil bundle of joy.

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