15 Kids Movies That Are Going To Make 2017 A Whole Lot More Fun

7. Cars 3, June 16th

Cars 3, June 16th

Disney

What it’s about: After being left in the dust by more modern race cars, Lightning McQueen tries to make a comeback.

Why your kid will want to see it: You know why… It’s Cars.

Why you might want to see it: It may not sound like the most inspired concept, but hey, it’s still Pixar.

8. Despicable Me 3, June 30th

Despicable Me 3, June 30th

Universal

What it’s about: Gru (Steve Carrell) and Lucy (Kristen Wiig) face off against an ’80s child star turned super villain.

Why your kid will want to see it: It’s got those darn minions in it.

Why you might want to see it: The ’80s-obsessed baddie — voiced by South Park’s Trey Parker — looks sublimely wacky.

9.The Emoji Movie, August 4th

The Emoji Movie, August 4th
Sony/Columbia

What it’s about: Inside your smart phone is the secret world of Textopolis, where Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, aims to become a normal emoji.

Why your kid will want to see it: Kids love emojis, man. Mine even insisted I buy her an emoji pillow. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Why you might want to see it: Um… because it will remind you of the good times you had texting? Look, if you made it through The Angry Birds Movie you can make it through this one too.