Movie Night at Home

Family watching a movie

Make a family movie night part of your weekly plans.

It’s a great way to bond and bring a little creativity to the small screen. We’ve gathered our favorite flicks and some fun ideas for snacks to make your next movie night special.

Our Favorite Movie & Snack Pairings

Ratatouille movie ticket

Prepare your own Roasted Ratatouille, like Remy in the movie!

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs movie ticket

Get inventive with your snacks! Savory meatballs are a delicious option.

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James and the Giant Peach movie ticket

Help your kids create enormous flavor with our fresh Peach Salsa.

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Willy Wonka movie ticket

For a super-easy snack that’s a total sensory experience, try our Crunchy Coco Bites.

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Bee Movie movie ticket

Try our Grilled Pineapple with Honey-Cinnamon Glaze. It’s bee approved and kids love it, too!

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Create the Perfect Popcorn

Follow these easy steps for the perfect movie night popcorn. Have your kids help make their own.

Using a Pot, Pan or Skillet:

  • Add 1/4 cup vegetable oil to pan
  • Add a single kernel of corn; cover and heat at MEDIUM-HIGH
  • When kernel pops, add just enough popcorn to cover pan bottom in a single layer; cover and shake gently
  • When popping slows, remove from heat
  • When popping stops, remove cover (away from face)
  • Transfer to serving bowl; season to taste
Popcorn for movie night

Get creative encouraging everyone to add their own signature flavors. Here are a few ideas to try!


Try our Shak’r Seasonings for an easy sprinkle of flavor. If you don’t have one on hand, get creative with what’s in your spice cabinet.

Everything Bagel

Cajun Spice

Cracked Pepper

Garlic Parmesan

Garlic Herb

Lemon Rosemary



Orange Ginger

Flavored Butters

Our finishing butters are an easy way to add rich flavor. You can make your own, too using melted butter and whatever spices you have on hand.

Garlic & Cheese


Shallot & Thyme

Lemon Dill


Chipotle Lime

Flavored Oils

Swap the butter for a simple drizzle of finishing oil on your popcorn.

Black Truffle Oil

Sicilian Lemon Olive Oil

Hot Chili Pepper Oil

Pumpkin Seed Oil

Other Ideas

Drizzle with melted chocolate, sprinkle with Cinnamon Sugar or add Nutritional Yeast—the flavors are endless!

Girl making guacamole

Plan an Intermission

Every great movie or show needs a snack break! Have your kids make their own trail mix with raisins, nuts, candy or whatever’s in the pantry. They can help prepare these tasty ideas ahead of time, too.

Mother and daughter watching a movie

Enjoy the Show!

Here are a few more ideas to take your movie night up a notch.

  • Invite other family & friends using a party streaming service
  • Add a scavenger hunt to your movie
  • Theme your viewing and dress up in costumes
  • Pair your movie with a hands-on activity that relates
  • Create an interactive screening, experiencing the movie using your senses. For example: Try watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with chocolate syrup (a river of chocolate), chewing gum, blueberries, a fizzy drink, chocolate bars…let your imagination bring out the kid in you!

Have your kids make tickets for your movie night.

Movie Ticket Sheet

Family fun time ideas

Family Fun

See all of our ideas for enjoying more family fun together at home and outdoors.