8 Family Movies You've Got to See This Year

A scene from the teaser trailer for "Toy Story 4."
A scene from the teaser trailer for "Toy Story 4." (Disney Pixar/YouTube)
Last year, we saw some terrific family movies, some of which even made our Top 10 list for families. This year there are all sorts of sequels and remakes that could either be really good, really bad or somewhere in the middle. Of course, when they come out, you can check back at Movieguide®, and we'll let you know if they're actually family-friendly, but in the meantime, here are eight movies geared for families releasing this year that you should know about.

  1. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part—Feb. 8, 2019

In just a short week, audiences who enjoyed The Lego Movie and The Lego Batman Movie can look forward to the next story in the series. Christian actor Chris Pratt, along with his castmates, will reprise their roles to voice the characters.

  1. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World—Feb. 22, 2019

In the third movie in the series, Hiccup learns that his dragon Toothless isn't the only Night Fury and ventures to the "hidden world" to uncover a colony of new dragons.

Click here and here for our review of the first two movies.

  1. DumboMarch 29, 2019

78 years after the animated film's release, Tim Burton (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) will bring the sweet circus movie to life. Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito and Michael Keaton play title characters.

  1. The Secret Life of Pets 2—June 7, 2019

Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Minions) is gearing up for a summer release! The movie's premise is like Toy Story, but with pets.

Movieguide®'s review for the first movie is available here.

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