List of The Best Movies Middle School Students Can Learn From

List of The Best Movies Middle School Students Can Learn From

Middle school is that part when we are all set to step in our teens.

Excited and curious! Adolescence is very complicated phase of life. This is the time when kids’ behavior is molded. Young minds are all set to explore all the things.

Movies can be a great way of teaching kids a lot apart from the academic stuff.

Below is a list of movies with educational outcomes that kids in middle school must watch. Check them out!

1. Evan Almighty

A very funny movie in which Congressman Evan's wish to change the world is heard by God, who asks him to build an ark for an upcoming flood. Soon, wherever he goes, pairs of all types of animals seem to hound a skeptical Evan. Kids will learn to be respectful towards environment.

2. Super Size Me

See what happens when one man lives on only McDonald's food for 30 days. You may be shocked to learn what a fast food diet does to your body.

3. Wall – E

This touching animated film envisions a future that could be where modern culture takes itself without restraint.

4. Food Inc.

The corporate culture that has taken over the food industry has created something far from healthy.

5. 2012

Okay! So this can be a good watch for the mid teens. Watch consequences of being careless towards mother earth.

6. Up

This animated film deals with issues of urban sprawl, ecology, and responsible stewardship in the midst of a touching story about unexpected friendships.

7. Kung Fu Panda

Amazing animated movie. A series of 2 films. Learn to be responsible as the Dragon Warrior, Po. The Furious Five (Po’s friends), residing in the barracks, and he take on the responsibility to battle against the inimical forces in the Valley of Peace.

8. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

A very emotional tale of a dog Hachiko. Kids will definitely love the movie. Make them understand the meaning of loyalty, friendship and caring for animals. 

9. Jurassic Park  

Dinosaurs are brought back to life with dangerous consequences. The incidents in the movie portrays the power of togetherness and friends.

10. March Of Penguins

This film describes a year in the life of an Emperor penguin colony. The special features provide additional information concerning penguins, their environment, and the filming of the movie. Know how you can be caring for animals and learn to respect for the environment

11. Wild Child

A rebellious Malibu princess is sent off to a strict English boarding school by her father. Unwilling to accept the strict regime, she decides to misbehave, in the hope of being dismissed from school. Eventually she turns out to be the best student, adapt to the environment and make everyone proud at the school.

12. Pursuit of Happyness

A great watch starring Will Smith. Learn to never give, be determined and persistent. Have a positive outlook. Be hardworking. This is a must watch for the mid teens.    

13. E.T.

An alien is left behind on Earth and is saved by young Elliot who decides to keep him hidden. While the task force hunts for it, Elliot and his siblings form an emotional bond with their new friend. Question kids on EQ and understand their perspectives.

14. Edward Scissors Hand

Edward, a synthetic man with scissor hands, is taken in by Peg, a kindly Avon lady, after the passing of his inventor. An emotional watch. Will move young kids emotionally.

15. The Muppet Christmas carol

A depiction of the great play Christmas Carol. Scrooge, an old miser who doesn't care about the joyous season of Christmas is visited by spirits who foretell his future. Learn to be kind.   

16. Harry Potter (First Three Movies)

Namely, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and the third part, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Must watch. Let the kids travel in a world of magic. Kids will learn about friendship, being helpful to others and a lot more.    

17. Gandhi

This biography tells the story of the famed leader of India, from his beginnings as a lawyer to his eventual embracing of non-violent protest to his assassination.

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