Best Family Movies to See in 2019
2019 is shaping up to be an amazing year at the movies! We've got our radar on the best family movies hitting the big screen this year. The entire family will want to catch these brand-new, animated and live-action films (yes, including you, parents!).
These are the movies to see in 2019...
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
February 8, 2019
It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, "The LEGO (R) Movie 2: The Second Part," reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Tiffany Haddish, Will Arnett, Stephanie Beatriz, Charlie Day, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Maya Rudolph, Arturo Castro. Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures. Director: Mike Mitchell.
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
February 22, 2019
Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they've known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together-to the very ends of the Earth-to protect everything they've grown to treasure. Cast: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kristen Wiig, T.J. Miller, Cate Blanchett, F. Murray Abraham, Kit Harington. Studio: Universal Pictures. Director: Dean DeBlois.
March 8, 2019
Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, Jude Law, Kenneth Mitchell, Colin Ford, Rob Kazinsky, Rune Temte, Vik Sahay, McKenna Grace, Clayton Chitty, Algenis Pérez Soto. Studio: Marvel Pictures. Directors: Ana Boden, Ryan Fleck.
March 15, 2019
Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive. Cast: Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, Ken Hudson Campbell. Studio: Paramount Pictures. Directors: Robert Iscove, Clare Kilner.
March 29, 2019
Tim Burton’s all-new live-action Dumbo is a live-action remake of the 1941 Disney animated classic. The young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer. Cast: Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Michael Keaton. Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Director: Tim Burton.
May 3, 2019
Based on the popular line of plush toys. The animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most. Cast: Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Emma Roberts, Janelle Monáe, Blake Shelton. Studio: STX Films. Director: Kelly Asbury.
Pokemon Detective Pikachu
May 10, 2019
Pokémon Detective Pikachu is the first live-action movie in the popular franchise about powerful creatures and their human trainers. In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective. Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Suki Waterhouse. Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Rob Letterman.
May 24, 2019
Aladdin is an upcoming American live-action film and remake of the 1992 animated film of the same name, based on the story of Aladdin and the Magic Lamp from The Book of One Thousand and One Nights. Cast: Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Nasim Pedrad, Mena Massoud. Studio: Walt Disney Studios. Director: Guy Ritchie.
The Secret Life of Pets 2
June 7, 2019
The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016's blockbuster about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Plot unknown. Cast: Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Lake Bell. Studio: Universal Pictures. Director: Chris Renaud.
Toy Story 4
June 21, 2019
Toy Story 4 continues Pixar's beloved series almost a decade after the release of Toy Story 3. When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Tony Hale, Joan Cusack, Michael Keaton. Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Directed by Josh Cooley.
Spider-Man: Far From Home
July 5, 2019
Peter Parker and his friends go on summer vacation to Europe, where Peter finds himself trying to save his friends against a villain known as Mysterio. Cast: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton. Studio: Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios. Director: Jon Watts.
The Lion King
July 19, 2019
The Lion King is a CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic. Young lion cub Simba son of the king, Mufasa can't wait to rule his tribe and the pride lands But when tragedy strikes, Simba's sinister Uncle Scar tells him to run away to the jungle. Cast: Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Beyoncé, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen. Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Director: Jon Favreau.
August 9, 2019
Artemis Fowl is a sci-fi fantasy adventure based on the best-selling series by Eoin Colfer. Artemis Fowl II, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund the search for his missing father in order to restore the family fortune. Cast: Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Judy Dench. Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
The Angry Birds Movie 2
September 20, 2019
Sequel to the 2016 film, 'The Angry Birds Movie.' Plot unknown. Cast: Peter Dinklage, Rachel Bloom, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Sterling K. Brown, Awkwafina. Studio: Sony Pictures. Directors: Thurop Van Orman, John Rice.
November 22, 2019
Frozen 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to the Disney blockbuster that taught us all to "Let It Go." In the sequel, Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Evan Rachel Wood, Sterling K. Brown, Josh Gad. Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee.
Star Wars: Episode IX
December 20, 2019
Star Wars: Episode IX is the third and final movie in the most recent trilogy of the Star Wars saga. No official synopsis for Star Wars: Episode IX has been released. Cast: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson. Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Directed by J.J. Abrams.