Summer Has Something For Everyone

Published 6:44 am Monday, August 6, 2012

(NAPSI)—During the summer, parents search for activities to keep their children safe, engaged and entertained. The true challenge lies in finding activities that all family members can enjoy, without breaking the bank.

There’s good news. Some of the best summer entertainment is right in your own home! With just a click of the remote control, parents can easily search their cable Movies on Demand menu and instantly access an array of family-friendly films, from classics to contemporary blockbusters.

This summer, there’s definitely something for everyone. The latest movies on demand are always listed at and many of them are available the same day as the DVD and years before legal subscription streaming services.

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For younger kids, there’s Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax,” brought to life with the voices of Danny DeVito, Taylor Swift and Zac Efron. Kids will be left chanting, “I’m the Lorax and I speak for the trees.” Plus, Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek and Al Roker lend their voices to the animated swashbuckling adventure “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.”

For the whole family, Tim Allen narrates the story of a young orphaned primate named Oscar in “Chimpanzee,” who survives an attack from a rival group of chimpanzees only to later (spoiler alert) be adopted by the alpha male of his group.

For the teens and young adults, the global hit “The Hunger Games,” starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, spins a futuristic tale of twisted cat and mouse where “hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” In “The Lucky One,” Zac Efron returns from serving in Iraq and searches for the woman he thinks was his good-luck charm.

As the sun sets, there are plenty of choices for grown-ups, too. Sacha Baron Cohen once again proves he’s a comedic genius in the outrageously funny film “The Dictator.” Cohen plays an inept despot on his first trip to America who is stripped of power and forced to live his ultimate nightmare…the American dream. Then watch as 20 elite cops battle one ruthless warlord amidst 30 floors of chaos in “The Raid: Redemption.”

With so much variety at your fingertips, there really is something for everyone on Movies on Demand on cable-all summer long.


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