Spring Movie Guide 2017




Some really great family movies are at long last, making their way into theatres this Spring! It’s been a long winter, but now that spring has arrived, you may actually want to leave the house once in a while! Parents and kids alike will appreciate some great adventure sequels, and a new look at Diary Of A Whimpy Kid and Captain Underpants, making their big screen debuts. There’s also Boss Baby, a 3D computer-animated family comedy film loosely based on the 2010 picture book of the same name.

Take a look at what’s new and coming to theatres for kids and families this Spring...


Power Rangers

Power Rangers
March 24, 2017 | Lionsgate
Action, Family
www.powerrangers.movie
Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove- and the world- is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it's too late, band together as the Power Rangers. Starring: Naomi Scott, Dacre Montgomery, Ludi Lin, R.J. Cyler, Becky G., Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Anjali Jay, Patrick Sabongui, Bryan Cranston, Bill Hader.


The Boss Baby

The Boss Baby
March 31, 2017 | DreamWorks Animation
Animation, Family 
www.dreamworks.com/thebossbaby
A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Starring: Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, ViviAnn Yee, Eric Bell Jr.


Smurfs: The Lost Village

Smurfs: The Lost Village
April 7, 2017 | Sony Pictures Animation
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
www.smurfsmovie.com
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history! Starring: Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi, Mandy Patinkin, Julia Roberts, Ellie Kemper, Michelle Rodriguez, Ariel Winter, Tituss Burgess, Gordon Ramsay, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Dunham, Jake Johnson, Kelly Asbury.

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol., 2
May 5, 2017 | Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
marvel.com/movies/movie/221/guardians_of_the_galaxy_vol_2  
Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand. Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Kurt Russell, Michael Rooker, Benicio Del Toro, Sean Gunn, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Glenn Close, Sylvester Stallone, Gregg Henry


Diary Of A Whimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Diary Of A Whimpy Kid: The Long Haul
May 19, 2017 | 20th Century Fox
Comedy, Family
www.foxmovies.com/movies/diary-of-a-wimpy-kid-the-long-haul  
Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother's 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue. Starring: Jason Ian Drucker, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott.


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
May 26, 2017 | Walt Disney Pictures
Action, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
pirates.disney.com/pirates-of-the-caribbean-dead-men-tell-no-tales
Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazer (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea – notably Jack. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario), a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry (Benton Thwaites), a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy. At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifull small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has never faced.


Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
June 2, 2017 | DreamWorks Animation
Comedy, Animation, Adventure  
www.facebook.com/CaptainUnderpantsTheFirstEpicMovie
Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Starring: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele.


Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman
June 2, 2017 | DC Entertainment Inc
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
wonderwomanfilm.com  
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers...and her true destiny. Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner, Saïd Taghmaoui, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Doutzen Kroes.  


Cars 3

Cars 3
June 16, 2017 | Pixar, Walt Disney Pictures
Action, Comedy, Adventure, Family
movies.disney.com/cars-3
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage! Starring: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Cheech Marin.

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