2016 Family Movies

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

The Secret Life of Pets

  • 75%
  • G
  • 91 min
  • Animation

For one bustling Manhattan apartment building, the real day starts after the folks on two legs leave for work and school. That’s when the pets of every stripe, fur, and feather begin their own nine-to-five routine: hanging out with each other, trading humiliating stories about their owners or auditioning adorable looks to get better snacks. The buildings top dog, Max (voiced by Louis C.K.) a quick witted terrier rescue who’s convinced he sits at the center of his owner’s universe, finds...

Sing (2016)

Sing

    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Animation

    Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history.  Following the release of The Secret Life of Pets in summer 2016, Illumination presents Sing at the holidays.  Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly star in a musical comedy about finding the shining star...

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

      • PG-13
      • 124 min
      • Fantasy

      “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

      “Fantastic Beasts...

      The Jungle Book (2016)

      The Jungle Book

      • 95%
      • PG
      • 105 min
      • Adventure

      Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the...

      Zootopia (2016)

      Zootopia

      • 98%
      • PG
      • 108 min
      • Animation

      The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove...

      Moana (2016)

      Moana

        • PG
        • 103 min
        • Animation

        In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.

        Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

        Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

        • 64%
        • PG-13
        • 127 min
        • Fantasy

        From director Tim Burton and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable, thrilling and haunting tale. Sixteen-year-old Jacob follows clues that take him to a mysterious island where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned bedrooms and hallways, he discovers that its former occupants were far more than peculiar; they possessed incredible powers. And they may still be alive.

        Dangal (2016)

        Dangal

          • 161 min
          • Biography

          The film stars Aamir Khan portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta Phogat was India's first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal (55 kg) while her sister Babita Kumari won the silver (51 kg).

          Captain Fantastic (2016)

          Captain Fantastic

          • 82%
          • R
          • 114 min
          • Drama

          Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father (Viggo Mortensen) dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he's taught them.

          Trolls (2016)

          Trolls

            • PG
            • 90 min
            • Animation

            The film will be a grand scale musical comedy centering around how the Trolls came into their vibrant and colorful hair.

            Finding Dory (2016)

            Finding Dory

            • 94%
            • PG
            • 103 min
            • Animation

            “Finding Dory” takes place about a year after the first film, and features returning favorites Marlin, Nemo and the Tank Gang, among others. Set in part along the California coastline, the story also welcomes a host of new characters, including a few who will prove to be a very important part of Dory’s life.

            Pete's Dragon (2016)

            Pete's Dragon

            • 86%
            • PG
            • 102 min
            • Family

            The film stars Bryce Dallas Howard as Grace, a park ranger who discovers the existence of Elliott; 10-year-old Oakes Fegley as Pete; Wes Bentleyas Jack, a local mill owner; New Zealand native Karl Urban as Jack’s brother, Gavin; Oona Laurence as Natalie, the young girl who befriends Pete; and Oscar winner Robert Redford as Grace’s father.

             

            Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

            Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

            • 38%
            • PG-13
            • 112 min
            • Superhero

            The sequel to the 2014 hit movie based on the comic characters created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird will once again be produced by Michael Bay and Platinum Dunes. Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: David Green Screenwriters: Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec Starring: William Fichtner, Will Arnett, Megan Fox

            My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

            My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

            • 29%
            • PG-13
            • 94 min
            • Comedy

            Gold Circle Entertainment and HBO present a Playtone production of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, the long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. Written by Academy Award® nominee Nia Vardalos, who stars alongside the entire returning cast of favorites, the film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.

            Kirk Jones (Nanny McPhee, Waking Ned Devine) directs the next chapter of the...

            Storks (2016)

            Storks

            • 62%
            • PG
            • 89 min
            • Animation

            Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.

            Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

            Alice Through the Looking Glass

            • 30%
            • PG
            • 118 min
            • Fantasy

            A follow-up to the 2010 blockbuster Alice in Wonderland.

            Leap! (2016)

            Leap!

              • G
              • 89 min
              • Animation

              Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

              The Angry Birds Movie (2016)

              The Angry Birds Movie

              • 43%
              • PG
              • 95 min
              • Animation

              Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to.

              Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

              Kung Fu Panda 3

              • 87%
              • PG
              • 95 min
              • Animation

              In 2016, one of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns with its biggest comedy adventure yet, KUNG FU PANDA 3. When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the...

              The BFG (2016)

              The BFG

              • 75%
              • PG
              • 90 min
              • Family

              The exciting tale of a young London girl and the mysterious Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country.  Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, “The BFG” (Big Friendly Giant) was published in 1982 and has been enchanting readers of all ages ever since.  Dahl’s books, which also include “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “James and the Giant Peach,” “Matilda” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” are currently available in 58 languages and have...