Everyone loves a trip to the movies, but since getting the entire family to the theater isn’t always an easy (or inexpensive!) feat, you want to make sure the flick you choose is the right one. Luckily 2017 is shaping up to be quite a year for family-friendly films: From awesome animation to remakes the whole family will adore, we’ve rounded up the best new movies worth watching. The only thing left to do is pass the popcorn!

A Dog’s Purpose

Fido-loving families everywhere, this film is for you. Based on the bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose is told from the dog's perspective but offers a twist on the standard animal talking movie. The devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) finds meaning in his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. Be ready for some twists and turns as this heart-warming film takes you on a journey of man's best friend. A must see for all dog lovers!

Opens in theaters January 27, 2017

What movie are you and your family most looking forward to seeing in 2017?

—Aimee Della Bitta