8 Perfect Camping Movies to Add to Your Watch List
By XGIMI Tech - 2022-02
Camping is a very popular activity and people all over the world love camping out in the woods or the hills and spending some quality time with their friends and family. It is also a wonderful way for people to disconnect from their usual everyday lives to relax and unwind.
There are many camping activities that you can do when out with your loved ones. You can hike on one of the many trails around your campsite or you can rent bikes and spend the day cycling in the woods. You can also enjoy a bonfire, barbeque, nature photography, bird watching, and, even, star gazing. These are activities that people of all ages can enjoy and some of these things can be fun for kids as well.
However, in recent times, one of the most popular camping activities is to watch a camping movie out in the open amidst nature. Imagine enjoying your favorite film under a starry sky with family and friends. It is a unique way to enjoy a camping experience.
While it might sound like a difficult task to set up your very own camping movie theater, it is not all that difficult to do. All you need is a portable projector for camping and a screen to project the movie on. However, here are some things that you should remember：
- Choose a portable projector with an in-built battery that offers about 2 hours of power so that you can watch at least one whole camping movie.
- You will also need to carry a projector screen with you; there are many good, large screens available on the market these days that are lightweight and easy to carry and store as well.
- In case, you don’t want to invest in a screen, you can also become a little creative and use other surfaces to project your camping movie. For example, you can project the movie on the body of a white van or the insides of a tent.
- Also, when you buy a portable projector, you should keep a few things in mind such as brightness. It is difficult to view a dull, low-resolution image in the dark, especially, when outside. Hence, buy a portable projector with a high-resolution, image clarity and brightness to enjoy a pleasurable viewing experience.
Top 8 Movies To Watch While Camping
Here are the top 8 movie recommendations to watch while camping using a portable projector for camping, such as：
• Heavyweights (1995)
Chances are that you have already watched this film earlier; however, we couldn’t resist adding it to the list because it is a wonderful film to enjoy with family including kids, especially, while camping. It is a comedy film that shows what happens when a fitness instructor takes over a fat camp for kids.
• Stand By Me (1986)
Stand By Me is a film about four friends that plan to find the dead body of a boy who was hit by a train. It is a good film to watch while camping as the story follows the boys hiking through the woods. It entertains you and teaches you something as well.
• Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Jumanji is a fantasy film with the right mix of comedy, thrill, and action. It is a great family film that people of all ages will enjoy equally; and, it will, especially, be a hit if you are camping out with kids or teenagers.
• Back to the Future (1985)
The film follows the story of a boy who uses a time machine and goes back into the past. However, to come back to the present, he must make his parents fall in love. It is a film that you will appreciate for its storyline, sci-fi elements, and the way it explores relationships.
• Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Again, Indiana Jones is a classic and you must have watched it one too many times. However, we recommend you watch it again while camping outside and you will realize how thrilling an experience it can be as you follow the adventures of Indiana Jones and join him on his quest to find the Ark of the Covenant.
• Transformers (2007)
Transformers is another great film to watch while camping. It is a story of two intergalactic clans that crash onto Earth and find themselves engaged in a fierce battle to get to the ultimate source of all power. It is a great film to watch with teenagers.
• Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)
Many films have shown the adventures of Jack Sparrow, however, the first film in this franchise remains an iconic movie to date. It offers mystery, humor, and action all packed into one exciting movie.
• Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
This is a very interesting film with a unique storyline. It follows the story of Austin Powers, a frozen spy, who is called upon to protect the Earth from villainous forces. If you are looking for a fun, comedy camping movie, this is the film to watch.
Top Recommendations for Projectors to Buy in 2022
Here are some of the best options when looking to buy a portable projector for camping：
XGIMI Halo+ (1080p FHD portable projector)
The XGIMI Halo+ is a good projector to buy for watching camping movies since it has an in-built battery that offers about 2 hours of power. It supports a screen as large as 200 inches to provide you with a wonderful viewing experience. Additionally, it also has:
- 800 ANSI Lumens – This helps to provide a brighter image which is something you will need since a dull image will not be clearly visible in the night.
- 1080p resolution – This is an ideal resolution for watching movies outside at night since it will provide a sharp and clear image.
- Industry-leading technologies – It is integrated with image enhancement technologies such as HDR10 and MEMC which ensures high-quality imagery even when watching a movie outdoors. For example, HDR provides a more detailed and vivid image since it has a higher dynamic range.
- Harman Kardon sound – The well-known, global audio brand provides high-quality sound. This helps watch movies while camping outside as you don’t need to carry any additional speakers with you.
- Intelligent Screen Adaptation- improves the user experience in more ways than one, such as：
- Auto keystone correction which enables it to automatically detect and correct a distorted image.
- Intelligent screen alignment technology which allows it to detect the screen size and adjust the display accordingly.
- Autofocus which allows images to be autofocused without any manual operations.
- Obstacle avoidance which allows automatic image adjustments to avoid any obstructing objects.
XGIMI MoGo Pro+ (1080p FHD portable projector)
With about 2 hours of power and the ability to support screens as large as 300 inches, the XGIMI MoGo Pro+ is a good choice for people who love to camp in groups. It has features like:
- Good storage capacity – It offers 2GB + 16GB internal storage so that you can take your favorite movies with you wherever you go.
- 1080p resolution – It displays images and videos at a 1080p resolution which guarantees a clearer and better viewing experience.
- Harman Kardon sound – It also has Harman Kardon sound which offers a high-quality audio experience and, hence, you don’t need to use any external speakers.
XGIMI Halo (1080p FHD portable projector)
If you plan to camp for long or want to watch more than one movie while camping outside, then the XGIMI Halo is an ideal choice. It offers about 2 – 4 hours of power along with:
- 1080p resolution – High-quality, 1080p resolution guarantees a sharp, clear image and ensures that you have a great visual experience.
- Harman Kardon sound – It offers a high-quality audio experience so that you don’t need any external speakers.
- Auto Keystone Correction – It ensures that distorted images are corrected automatically, and thus enhances your viewing experience as you don’t need to do the keystone correction manually.
You also have a variety of options here.
So, what are you waiting for?
If you want to take a short break away from work and relax with friends and family then start planning a fun, adventurous camping holiday as soon as possible. It is an activity that everyone will enjoy and you will all be able to create lifelong memories to cherish.
Plus, you can also surprise everyone by arranging to watch a film while camping outside. You can pick something that everybody likes or choose a random movie from our list of top movie recommendations that you must watch while camping.
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