Family Movie Releases for 2015
Vampires, super heroes, dinosaurs, fairies, and more! 2015 promises to be a busy year at the box office, and kids and families will have no shortage of weekend movies. Here is a list of the new family movies coming out in 2015.
Paddington - January 16
Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Based on the beloved fictional character from children’s literature created by Michael Bond in 1958. Warner Bros. Comedy | Family. Rated PG.
Spare Parts - January 16
Four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT. Lionsgate. Family | Sports. PG-13.
Strange Magic - January 23
Strange Magic, a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. Strange Magic is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Touchstone Pictures. Animation | Family | Fantasy. Rated PG.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water - February 6
SpongeBob goes on a quest to discover a stolen recipe that takes him to our dimension, our world, where he tangles with a pirate. Based on the series "SpongeBob Squarepants," created by Stephen Hillenburg. Paramount Pictures. Animation | Adventure | Comedy. Unrated.
Jupiter Ascending - February 6
In the future, a young destitute human woman gets targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe, and begins her destiny to finish the Queen's reign. Warner Bros. Pictures. Action | Adventure | Fantasy. PG 13.
Cinderella - March 15
A live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale, Cinderella brings to life the timeless images from Disney's 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation. Disney Studios. Adventure | Drama | Family. PG.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent - March 20
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate. Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi. Unrated.
Monkey Kingdom - April 17
A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia. Disneynature. Documentary | Family. G.
Shaun the Sheep - April 24
When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan, and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. StudioCanal. Animation | Adventure | Family. Unrated
Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 1
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Action | Adventure | Fantasy. Unrated.
Tomorrowland - May 13
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory. Disney Studios. Mystery | Sci-Fi. PG-13.
Monster Trucks - May 29
Paramount Animation will develop an animated movie based on the popular Monster Trucks phenomenon from an original idea. Plot is unrevealed at this time. Paramount Pictures. Animation | Action. Unrated.
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B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations - June 4
B.O.O. (Bureau of Otherworldly Operations) is the super classified agency you've never heard of and certainly never seen. Dedicated to protecting humans from evil hauntings, the agents of B.O.O. have a secret weapon: they are ghosts themselves! 20th Century Fox. Animation | Comedy | Family. Unrated.
Minions - July 10
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment. Animation | Comedy | Family. Unrated.
Ant-Man - July 17
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Produced by Marvel. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Action | Sci-Fi. Unrated.
Pan - July 24
The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny - to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. Warner Bros. Pictures. Adventure | Comedy | Family. Unrated.
The Fantastic Four - August 7
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. 20th Century Fox. Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi. Unrated.
Hotel Transylvania 2 - September 25
When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool. Columbia Pictures. Animation | Comedy | Family. Unrated.
The Jungle Book - October 9
An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther. The Jungle Book is a combination of live-action and animation, directed by Jon Favreau from a script by Justin Marks. The film will be released in 3D. Walt Disney Pictures. Adventure | Drama | Fantasy. Unrated.
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Peanuts - November 6
Charles M. Schulz's characters from "Peanuts" will be making their big-screen debut, like they've never been seen before: CG-animated and in 3D. Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home. 20th Century Fox. Animation | Adventure | Comedy. Unrated.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 - November 20
After being symbolized as the 'Mockingjay' Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol. Lionsgate. Adventure | Sci-Fi. Unrated.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens - December 18
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Action | Adventure | Fantasy. Unrated.
Please note that release dates may change.