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

10. The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, August 18th

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, August 18th

Open Road Films

What it’s about: The park animals band together to stop the mayor from bulldozing Liberty Park and turning it into an amusement park.

Why your kid will want to see it: They yukked their way through the first one.

Why you might want to see it: It’s pretty hot in August and movie theaters have air conditioning. (Will Arnett, Maya Rudolph, and Jackie Chan also do voices.)

11. Blazing Samurai, August 25th

Blazing Samurai, August 25th

Open Roads Films

What it’s about: A dog named Hank (played by Michael Cera) dreams of becoming a samurai and saving his town from a feline warlord (Ricky Gervais).

Why your kid will want to see it: It’s a silly comedy with a definite Kung Fu Panda vibe to it.

Why you might want to see it: The movie was not only inspired by Mel Brooks’ comedy classic, Blazing Saddles, but Brooks co-produced the movie and voiced one of the characters.

12.My Little Pony: The Movie, October 6th

My Little Pony: The Movie, October 6th
Dreamworks

What it’s about: When Ponyville is threatened, the “Mane Six” team up and journey to the end of Equestria to save it.

Why your kid will want to see it: It’s MLP. If your kid has pony-fever there will be no holding them back.

Why you might want to see it: You loved old school MLP and can hang with the new version too.