Summer 2022 Kids Movies To Watch As A Family

2022 Kids Movies

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One of the best ways to enjoy a rainy day inside or family snuggles on the weekend is by having a family movie night. Movie nights allow the family to spend quality time together while also entertaining the kiddos with fun and new things to watch. So pop up some popcorn, and grab a soft blanket or two so we can get this movie night playlist started!

Hollywood Stargirl

This film is the sequel to the 2020 Disney+ movie, Stargirl, and follows the adventures of quirky, kind, and free-spirited Stargirl, Caraway. When her mother, Ana, gets a new job in LA designing movie costumes, Caraway begins a new journey with new friends, new neighbors, and new musicians.

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To infinity… and beyond! Join your favorite space ranger from “Toy Story” on his adventure traveling through space and learning his origin story. Embark on an intergalactic adventure with Buzz Lightyear, a group of ambitious recruits, and his robot companion.

Release Date: June 17, 2022 (In theaters now)

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Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

You may remember the ambitious Marcel the Shell from his short film that debuted in 2010. Now, you can follow his adventures in his full-length mockumentary where he sets out to find a community of other shells.

Release Date: June 24, 2022

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Minions: Rise of Gru

Calling all minion lovers! This movie is all about the origin story of how Gru came to know, and love, the minions. Follow Gru through his early life in the 70s, and get to know his story from an entirely new view. And of course, laugh your head off at the minions’ humor.

Release Date: July 1, 2022

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The Sea Beast

A Netflix original film by the award-winning filmmaker that brought us both “Moana” and “Big Hero 6”, “The Sea Beast” follows a heartwarming story about a famed monster hunter and his adventures with a young stowaway, Maisie.

Release Date: July 8, 2022

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Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank

An animated comedy following the story of an ambitious hound dog, Hank, as he lands himself in a town in need of rescuing. Although Hank is up for the challenge of becoming a samurai, and a hero, there’s one major problem… the entire town is cats. Will cats and dogs be able to work together and abolish their everlasting hatred toward one another to save the town?

Release Date: July 15, 2022

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DC League of Super-Pets

We all know and love the heroes from Justice League, but what happens when Superman and the rest of the league get kidnapped? It’s all up to Krypto, Superman’s trusty companion, and the rest of the league pets. This movie is sure to win the entire family’s hearts, especially if you’re a DC family.

Release Date: July 29, 2022

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This new Apple TV+ animated film features a girl named Sam, who believes she is the most unlucky person in the world. Sam’s world turns upside down when she finds herself in the land of luck. Can Sam’s bad juju be reversed?

Release Date: August 5, 2022

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Secret Headquarters

This movie features young Charlie Kincaid, who discovers a secret headquarters under his home that seems to belong to a superhero. After sharing the exciting news with his friends, they begin thinking this superhero might be someone they know better than they expected.

Release Date: August 5, 2022

The kid’s movie release line-up for this summer is sure to entertain a wide variety of interests and ages. Be sure to pick out your favorites, get your family excited, and plan some fun movie nights for the summer ahead. Oh, and don’t forget the candy!

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