Looking for some fun ways to spend summer afternoons? Here are some of the best films hitting the big screen this year that everyone in the family can enjoy. Which will you take your kids to see while they're on break?
In Theaters May 18
Starring big names like Will Arnett, Ludacris, Jordin Sparks, and Shaquille O'Neal, this film is a family-friendly comedy about a human detective and his furry partner who must go undercover at a dog show in order to solve a crime. Your kids will laugh at the crazy antics and you'll get a kick out of Arnett's comical performance.
Solo: A Star Wars Story
In Theaters May 25
Any die-hard Star Wars fan is going to need a good seat to view this latest installment in the saga. Learn about Hans Solo before he ran into Luke and the others and follow as he embarks on a hair-raising adventure through the galaxies. Every member of the family will want to board the Millenium Falcon for this epic journey.
In Theaters June 15
Most of us have waited for 14 painful years to see this sequel, so you can bet the theaters will be packed with children and adults alike. Our favorite Pixar family is back, and they're ready to save the world once again with their superpowers and scheming.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
In Theaters June 22
Just when you thought we were done with this island, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are back for more. This time, it won't just be the humans that are in danger. Stick with these adventurers as they return to Jurassic World in hopes of preventing a second dinosaur extinction.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
In Theaters July 13
Incredibly kid-friendly and surprisingly hilarious, the Transylvania movies have won the hearts of millions. Now, Dracula is back, and he and his family are embarking on a luxury cruise full of hilarity and monsters. This is the perfect way to celebrate the summer, especially if you have little ones home from school.
In Theaters August 3
Something tells me that there will be more than a few wet eyes in the audience at this touching Disney film. Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) isn't the young boy he used to be, but that doesn't mean he's done receiving help from his favorite stuffed animal. Join him as he revisits The Hundred Acre Woods when he needs it most.