The Best New Kids’ Movies Coming to Theatres
10/1/2020 • 3 min read
Families who love movies have more choices than ever when it comes to entertainment that is suitable for audiences of all ages. Whether it’s a revival of classic characters, a sequel to a recent hit, or an all-new story full of adventure and inspiring characters, filmmakers are creating incredible stories for the big screen. CONNECTED pits a family against a robot uprising; THE CROODS: A NEW AGE shows what happens after the prehistoric Croods explore new lands and RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON invites us to a new fantasy world.
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Whether it's a family night out or a birthday party blowout, here are the best new kids’ movies — or movies for families to watch together — coming to the big screen in 2020 and beyond.
The Croods: A New Age
The Croods survived encounters with fanged prehistoric beasts and lived through the end of the world. Now they will face their biggest challenge of all: Another family. The Croods need a new place to live. So the first prehistoric family sets off in search of a safer place to call home. When they discover an idyllic, walled-in paradise that seems to meet all their needs, they think their problems are solved… except for one thing. Another family already lives there. The Bettermans have an elaborate tree house, amazing inventions and irrigated acres of fresh produce, all setting them a couple of steps above the Croods on the evolutionary ladder. When they take the Croods in as the world’s first houseguests, it isn’t long before tensions escalate between the cave family and the modern family. Just when all seems lost, a new threat will propel both families on an epic adventure outside the safety of the wall, one that will force them to embrace their differences, draw strength from each other and forge a future together.
Director Mike Rianda ("Gravity Falls") and producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE) introduce a normal family that gets caught up in a technological adventure they could never have foreseen. Tech-savvy Katie Mitchell (voiced by Abbi Jacobson) is eager to go off to film school, but her well-meaning and nature-loving father Rick (Danny McBride) insists on a family road trip to drop her off. As the family endures bonding time on the road, electronic devices all over the world – from phones to appliances to an innovative new line of personal robots – decide it’s time to take over. With the help of two friendly malfunctioning robots, the Mitchells will have to get past their problems and work together to save each other and the world!
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
PETER RABBIT was a surprise hit movie for kids in 2018. Now the lovable rogue rabbit returns in PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY. While Bea (Rose Byrne), Thomas (Domhnall Gleeson), and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, Peter (James Corden) can’t shake his reputation as a mischievous prankster. When the furry hero leaves his garden home to explore the greater world beyond, he finds a place where his nature seems to be appreciated, but his disappearance sends his friends and family off on a frantic rabbit-hunt, leading to a turning point where Peter must decide what kind of bunny he wants to be.
Raya and the Last Dragon
The latest animated movie from Walt Disney Animation, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON takes us to a new fantasy world. In the realm called Lumandra, once ruled by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya (Cassie Steele) is determined to find the last dragon. When she does, the creature — a water dragon called Sisu (Awkwafina) leads her on a surprising journey.
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