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Boston Movies for Kids and Families

Find movies for kids and families in Boston and in nearby suburbs. Movie theaters that show kids movies near Boston and movie events.

Manhattan Short Film FestivalArlington, $
Thu, September 28, 2023  -  Wed, October 4, 2023   
Short and sweet and plentiful!Manhattan Short Film Festival The 26th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT is the only film festival on the planet to unfold simultaneously, in more than 500 cinemas on six continents.
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Summer Movie Nights at Old Ironsides: Muppets Treasure IslandCharlestown, Free
Fri, October 6, 2023   
Summer Movie Nights with “Old Ironsides” will conclude on October 6, 2023 with a free showing of Muppets Treasure Island at USS Constitution!
We Were Famous, You Don’t Remember: The EmbarrassmentMassachusetts, $$
Wed, October 11, 2023  -  Wed, October 11, 2023   
The Great Plain’s gawkiest and greatest lost rock band! The long-awaited feature documentary! Ignited by punk’s invasion of the Great Plains, America’s gawkiest
One Hand Don’t ClapMassachusetts, $$
Wed, October 18, 2023  -  Wed, October 18, 2023   
The history of Calypso and Soca music from their birth through its worldwide diaspora. One Hand Don’t Clap Wedneday, October 18th - 7:30pm Regent Theatre 7 Medford St. Arlington, MA 02474
Psychedelic Cinema by Ken BrownMassachusetts, $$
Fri, October 20, 2023  -  Fri, October 20, 2023   
Live Accompaniment by Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra Live Accompaniment by Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra... A far-out journey back into the Psychedelic 60’s, revitalizing cult filmmaker Ken Brown’s Super 8 Films once used as light shows
Common GroundMassachusetts, $$
Tue, October 24, 2023  -  Tue, October 24, 2023   
Saving the planet, one acre at a time.Saving the planet, one acre at a time. Saving the planet, one acre at a time. Saving the planet, one acre at a time.
Coco at Coolidge Corner TheatreBrookline, $
Sat, October 28, 2023  -  Sat, October 28, 2023   
The celebration of a lifetime. In Disney-Pixar's vibrant tale of family, fun and adventure, an aspiring young musician named Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors.
NosferatuBoston, $$
Sun, October 29, 2023  -  Sun, October 29, 2023   
Film w/ LIVE accompaniment from Paul Bielatowicz Trio Paul Bielatowicz’s “NOSFERATU” Multimedia Experience! Costumes are encouraged. Join us for an afternoon of live music, classic horror, creepy costumes and some very special guests… 
Tanglewood Marionettes presents The Dragon KingBrookline, $
Sun, November 5, 2023  -  Sun, November 5, 2023   
An underwater fantasy based on Chinese folklore, Tanglewood Marionettes’ latest production tells the tale of a wise Grandmother who journeys to the bottom of the sea to seek the Dragon King
Joan Baez: I Am A NoiseArlington, $
Wed, November 8, 2023  -  Wed, November 8, 2023   
An award winning biography on film...Joan Baez: I Am A Noise...and a compelling, deeply personal documentary of the iconic Joan Baez.
The Lego MovieBrookline
Sat, November 25, 2023  -  Sat, November 25, 2023   
The first-ever full-length theatrical LEGO movie follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure, who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person (the MasterBuilder) and the key to saving his LEGO world.
Mountains On StageMassachusetts, $$
Thu, December 7, 2023  -  Thu, December 7, 2023   
A film festival that aims to bring the mountains into cities!Winter 2023/2024 Mountains on Stage is back to celebrate its third screening at Arlington's Showplace!
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Sing-Along Sound of MusicArlington, $$
Tue, December 26, 2023  -  Sat, December 30, 2023   
Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music is your chance to test your vocal range with several hundred other assorted nuns, Von Trapp family members and Julie Andrews look-a-likes. Costumes are highly recommended.
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