Top 10 Lego Movie DVDs for Kids
Generations of people have grown up playing with Lego, but it is the Lego movies which have revived the interest and passion for these little blocks like icons. Bringing the characters to life in completely Lego dominated scenery, Lego themed movies continue to be produced and have maintained a huge following. From Star Wars to Batman, there is a Lego movie for everyone to enjoy. Below you will find ten of the very best Lego films!
The Lego Hero Factory toy line is very popular amongst children, and the miniseries that was inspired by it contains four episodes. This is a full length movie that will appeal to Hero Factory fans, or those who just love everything Lego. The high quality animation runs for about an hour and a half, this movie takes viewers into the heart of the Rookies, with the leader Stormer needs to carry out an important mission, with new Rookies doing all they can to become Heroes as well.
Another short film in the Hero Factory series, Savage Planet is all about saving the planet, which has been transformed into a savage wasteland, from the Witch Doctor. The Heroes (including favorites Stringer, Stormer and more) are at risk of being destroyed when Rookie Rocka goes missing and they set out to find him - and save the planet while they're at it.
The Star Wars Lego series has become one of the most well known and popular Lego themes to date. Bringing the story of Star Wars to a younger audience in a more light hearted way, The Empire Strikes Out stars none other than Luke Skywalker and other Rebel Alliance heroes who have previously had a victory over the Empire. But there is a new mission for Luke Skywalker and team now, while Darth Vader and Darth Maul battle for approval from the Emperor.
New for 2014, The Yoda Chronicles is the latest in the Lego Star Wars saga. This DVD package includes two episodes: The Phantom Clone and Menace of the Sith. The Phantom Clone focuses on Darth Sidious and his plans to create a new super Sith clone. Jedi Master Yoda and his students must stop him before it's too late. In Menace of the Sith, many Jek clones are created, but Jek-14 is not interested. This is where Anakin Skywalker needs to guide the Padawan students to success.
Although quite short at only 22 minutes, this film is full of fun and kids will be encouraged to watch it many times over. The fun starts with Yoda is a tour guide to a bunch of young Jedis, but there is a problem in the Force and he has to try and save the Republic. But one of the Jedi youngsters has snuck on board his ship - and that's where the fun really starts!
Ninjago has been invaded by an underworld skeleton army in this two part Lego film, led by Lord Garmadon. They are trying to get a hold of the powerful artifacts; the Four Weapons of Spinjitzu. Four young men need to be trained in the ninja art of Spinjitzu so that they can stand up and fight against the powerful forces of Gardadon, before it's too late.
One of the longer feature length Lego movies, The Adventures of Clutch Powers is all about the explorer and builder, Clutch Powers. He and his friends go on an adventure to the Space Police planet and then on to Ashlar, the medieval world. Their goal is to assist the King's heir to win back the kingdom from Mallock the Malgin; the evil wizard.
One of the most popular Lego movies is Lego Batman: DC Super Heroes Unite. With plenty of action and humor, the Batman theme runs throughout the film, but in a way that children will still be able to latch on to the storyline. There is even an appearance from Superman, turning this into a superhero Lego adventure like no other.
This Lego movie is all about nature, with animals as the starring characters. There are various animal tribes, with the Lions being the powerful force. However, Chi, or the power of nature, is thrown into disarray when events lead to conflicts between tribes, including the Lions and Crocodiles. Running for around 45 minutes, the Power of Chi will keep kids glued to the screen to find out how it all ends.
10. The LEGO Movie
This LEGO movie is brand new for 2014 and has proven to be extremely popular with audiences. It stars the voices of the fun duo of Chris Pratt and Will Ferrell, as well as many other stars like Liam Neeson, and Morgan Freeman. The plot of this movie revolves around an evil character who has the goal of gluing the Lego universe where nothing would ever be able to move again, while Emmet, a simple Lego construction worker, is the character that needs to save everyone - but his unlikely personality is what makes this movie so fun. The Lego Movie can be bought in a DVD and Blu-ray UltraViolet combo pack.