There’s no better time to cozy up with the kids for a movie day than in the fall, and you’re in luck because there are tons of exciting family-friendly movies coming out in theaters in the months ahead that both parents and kids will love. Here are all the awesome family movies we can’t wait to watch this season.


This magical tale of unexpected friendship finds a young teen befriending a Yeti and going on an epic adventure to help him find his way back home.

Rated: PG
Ages: 7 & up
Releases Sep. 27

photo: MGM

The Addams Family

They're creepy and they're kooky and for the first time on the big screen, The Addams Family is getting animated. Parents will get nostalgic and kids will enjoy an exciting ride with the not-so-ordinary family next door.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 8 & up
Releases Oct. 11

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

In this follow-up to the hit 2014 film that turned the story of Sleeping Beauty upside down, the bond between Maleficent and Aurora is broken by a new queen. It also reveals a whole new fairy world as Maleficent discovers that she is not the only one of her kind.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 8 & up
Releases Oct. 18

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

Aardman's stop-motion hero Shaun the Sheep is back for a second film, but this time he's headed off the farm for an out-of-this-world adventure helping an adorable alien named LU-LA find her way back home after crash-landing on the barnyard.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 5 & up.
Releases Oct. 18

Arctic Dogs

Swifty the Arctic Fox dreams of leaving the mailroom behind and commanding a sled as Top Dog of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but when he gets in over his head trying to make his dream come true he inadvertently stumbles on a villainous plot to destroy the arctic. With the help of his friends, he leads the charge to save his home and prove he's much more than he seems.

Rated: PG
Ages: 8 & up
Releases Nov. 8

Frozen II

The moment fans have been waiting for six long years has finally arrived and we can all let it go and enjoy the fantastic new journey Elsa and Anna are embarking on to save Arendelle.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 5 & up
Releases Nov. 22

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

If Mister Rogers was your favorite neighbor growing up, then you won't want to miss this beautiful biopic starring Tom Hanks. Just make sure you bring a box of tissues to go with your popcorn.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 10 & up
Releases Nov. 22

Playmobil: The Movie

Move over LEGO, there's a new movie based on popular plastic figures in town. A brother and sister find themselves magically transported in the world of Playmobil and they have to find their way back to the human world with plenty of wacky characters and silly humor along the way.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 6 & up
Releases Dec. 6

Jumanji: The Next Level

The crew is headed back into the game and this time they accidentally brought along their grandfathers. Video games and grandparents go together about as well as LEGO bricks and bare feet so you can expect some hilarious results.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 13 & up
Releases Dec. 13

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

The epic Skywalker saga is coming to an end, but before it does fans are sure to have their burning questions answered in what promises to be an action-packed adventure in a galaxy far, far away.

Not yet rated.
Ages: 10 & up.
Releases Dec. 20

—Shahrzad Warkentin

Featured photo: Walt Disney Animation Studios via YouTube



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