Kids and Family Movies Released in 2015

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Super heroes, dinosaurs, mysteries and more! 2015 promises to be a busy year at the box office, and kids and families will have no shortage of weekend movie nights. Here is a list of the new kids and family that arrived in movie theaters during 2015. Most of the movies included are rated G or PG, but PG-13 "family" movies has become a major genre, so I also include those movies that are aimed at and marketed to families and kids (superhero movies, adventures movies and such).

 

---------- January 2015 ----------

  • PADDINGTON (January 16, PG): Based on the beloved fictional character from children’s literature created by Michael Bond in 1958.
  • (January 23, PG): This animated fantasy adventure is based on Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream!

---------- February 2015 ----------

  • SPONGEBOB: SPONGE OUT OF WATER (February 6): Based on the popular SpongeBob SquarePants cartoon.
  • JUPITER ASCENDING (February 6): This sci-fi adventure film was pushed from 2014 and will finally land in theaters this year.

---------- March 2015 ----------

  • CINDERELLA (March 15): A live action Disney version of the classic fairy tale story.
  • THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT (March 20): Based on the bestselling novel series.

---------- April 2015 ----------

  • UNDERDOGS (April 10): The players of a foosball table are magically brought to life in this animated film.
  • MONKEY KINGDOM (April 17)

---------- May 2015 ----------

  • (May 1)
  • TOMORROWLAND (May 22, PG-13)
  • MONSTER TRUCKS (May 29): Animated

---------- June 2015 ----------

  • B.O.O.: BUREAU OF OTHERWORLDLY OPERATIONS (June 5)
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---------- July 2015 ----------

  • MINIONS (July 10)
  • ANT-MAN (July 17)
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---------- August 2015 ----------

  • (August 7)
  • GOOSEBUMPS (AUgust 7)

---------- September 2014 ----------

  • HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 (September 25)
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---------- October 2014 ----------

  • THE JUNGLE BOOK (October 9): A live action version of the classic Disney cartoon.

---------- November 2014 ----------

  • PEANUTS (November 6)
  • THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 2 (November 20)
  • (November 25)

---------- December 2014 ----------

  • STAR WARS: EPISODE VII - THE FORCE AWAKENS (December 18)
  • KUNG FU PANDA 3 (December 23)

*Some movies listed on this calendar may be rated PG-13. I list all movies that are categorized as family or children's movies. So that parents can be aware, I also list movies that are marketed to kids and that kids will probably be wanting to see (like super hero movies and adventure films).