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!

Star Wars: Episode VIII

Since Rey and Finn's first adventure in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fans have been eagerly awaiting their return. Simple put, we have questions that NEED to be answered! Luckily, Star Wars: Episode 8 will be in theaters at the end of 2017 to satisfy enthusiastic movie-goers everywhere.

Opens in theaters on December 15, 2017

  • A Dog's Purpose
  • The LEGO Batman Movie
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village
  • The Boss Baby
  • Captain Underpants
  • Cars 3
  • Coco
  • Star Wars: Episode VIII
  • Ferdinand The Bull

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

—Aimee Della Bitta