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#1 Falala-llyjonk

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:49 PM

My kids' school (not in Australia) P&C is running a fundraising movie night to raise money for bushfire re recovery. I've been tasked with choosing an Australian movie with appeal to young kids (mostly primary).

I've drawn a complete blank... The only thing I can think of is Babe.

Any other ideas?

Edited by Falala-llyjonk, 15 January 2020 - 03:50 PM.


#2 José

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:51 PM

Is there a blinky bill movie?

#3 Kallie88

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:53 PM

Fern gully
Blinky bill does have a movie, the start is pretty full on
Happy feet is Australian made

#4 Living Type

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:53 PM

Finding nemo, he is kidnapped to Australia at the dentist.

#5 Living Type

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:54 PM

Storm boy

#6 Kallie88

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:54 PM

View PostLiving Type, on 15 January 2020 - 03:53 PM, said:

Finding nemo, he is kidnapped to Australia at the dentist.
Yeah from the great barrier reef

#7 KA

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:54 PM

More a family movie rather than just kids - but what about 'Oddball'?

#8 Bereckii

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:55 PM

Oddball

Paper Planes

#9 Moukmouk

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:56 PM

BMX bandits

#10 BusbyWilkes

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:56 PM

What age kids?
Paper planes, Oddball (BMX bandits!!)

#11 Mmmcheese

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:57 PM

I was going to say oddball, it's lovely.

#12 PhillipaCrawford

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:58 PM

Red Dog?

#13 XieXie

Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:59 PM

One vote for Storm Boy (the recent remake). My primary aged kids cried but it was ultimately uplifting and lovely.

#14 Paddlepop

Posted 15 January 2020 - 04:00 PM

View PostBereckii, on 15 January 2020 - 03:55 PM, said:

Oddball

Paper Planes

These two. Both have been screened at my DD's primary school for movie nights and the children loved them. After Paper Planes so many children started making their own paper planes for months afterwards and had so much fun with it.

#15 Belaire

Posted 15 January 2020 - 04:00 PM

We watched Oddball just last night, it is really cute!

Edited by Belaire, 15 January 2020 - 04:01 PM.


#16 QuisbySchmoo

Posted 15 January 2020 - 04:02 PM

Playing Beatie Bow

Storm Boy

The Shiralee

#17 Falala-llyjonk

Posted 15 January 2020 - 04:02 PM

 BusbyWilkes, on 15 January 2020 - 03:56 PM, said:

What age kids?
Paper planes, Oddball (BMX bandits!!)

Potentially 4 to 18, but the last movie night we had was a mix of mostly primary aged kids.

I don't suppose anyone knows the copyright issues that might exist.

#18 ~Jolly_F~

Posted 15 January 2020 - 04:03 PM

Oddball

Paper planes

Blinky Bill

Nemo

Babe

The man from snowy river - my kids like this movie

#19 Falala-llyjonk

Posted 15 January 2020 - 04:10 PM

In terms of age... We could limit to certain year groups as we have to cap the numbers for the event anyway.

#20 Dianalynch

Posted 15 January 2020 - 05:24 PM

Paper planes is a winner with the 5yo, 9yo and 11 yo in my family.

edited for typo

Edited by Dianalynch, 15 January 2020 - 05:25 PM.


#21 charmalee

Posted 15 January 2020 - 06:01 PM

Paper Planes

#22 TinMan

Posted 15 January 2020 - 06:17 PM

Another vote for Paper Planes

#23 annodam

Posted 15 January 2020 - 06:23 PM

Dot & The Kangaroo.
I loved this as a kid!

#24 Ivy Ivy

Posted 15 January 2020 - 06:28 PM

View PostFalala-llyjonk, on 15 January 2020 - 04:10 PM, said:

In terms of age... We could limit to certain year groups as we have to cap the numbers for the event anyway.

Hard re organising younger/older siblings then.

#25 PrincessPeach

Posted 15 January 2020 - 07:32 PM

Oddball was quite the hit with my 5 year old.

Blknky bill was good as well.

Shame you couldnt show episodes of Bluey - as much as that show grates on me, its very aussie.




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