Winter Movie Guide




This Winter season, a range of animated fare, a new musical, fantastical tales, and some kid-friendly adventures give you plenty of options. Take your pick from our list of the new winter family movies coming to a theatre near you. 

Best new movies for families coming this Winter...

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Moana

Moana
November 23, 2016 - Walt Disney Animation Studios
movies.disney.com/moana
Action, Adventure, Family, Musical
Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. During her journey, she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.



Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
December 16, 2016 | Lucasfilm
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
www.starwars.com/films/rogue-one
In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jonathan Aris, Genevieve O'Reilly, Spencer Wilding, Jimmy Smits, Valene Kane.



Sing

Sing
December 21, 2016 | Illumination Entertainment
Comedy, Family
www.singmovie.com
Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, SING stars Buster Moon, a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist -okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel, who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. From the creators of Despicable Me. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson.



A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
December 23, 2016 | Focus Features
Drama, Fantasy 
www.focusfeatures.com/amonstercalls
A Monster Calls is a visually spectacular drama about a young boy who attempts to deal with his mother's illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that deal with courage, loss and faith. Starring: Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall. 



Monster Trucks

Monster Trucks
January 13, 2017 | Paramount Pictures​
Action, Comedy, Adventure, Family
www.monstertrucksmovie.com
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town and a most unlikely friend. Starring: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Barry Pepper, Thomas Lennon, Danny Glover, Amy Ryan, Holt McCallany, Samara Weaving.



A Dog's Purpose

A Dog's Purpose
January 27, 2017 | Universal Pictures
Adventure, Comedy, Drama 
www.adogspurposemovie.com
Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A DOG'S PURPOSE, from director Lasse Hallstrom, shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. Starring: Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Luke Kirby, John Ortiz, Pooch Hall, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa, Juilet Rylance.



The Lego Batman Movie

The Lego Batman Movie
February 10, 2017 | Warner Bros. Pictures
Animation, Action, Comedy
www.legobatman.com
There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Starring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes.



Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast
March 17, 2017 | Disney Movies
Family, Fantasy, Musical
movies.disney.com/beauty-and-the-beast-2017
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within. Starring: Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, Josh Gad, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci.

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