New 2024 Family Movies: A Sneak Peek
The year 2024 is promising to be a blockbuster year for family entertainment, with a bunch of captivating movies set to hit cinemas.
Sequels dominate the family movie lineup in 2024, showcasing the enduring appeal of beloved characters and worlds. From the continued growth of Po in “Kung Fu Panda 4” to the timeless lessons in “The Karate Kid,” these sequels offer a chance for audiences to reconnect with their favorite characters while exploring new narratives.
As a parent of primary-age kids, my enthusiasm for family and animated movies has been rekindled, and I’m genuinely excited about the upcoming releases. During the holidays, my family and I took a little side step down memory lane, exploring a classic playlist on Spotify. When the unmistakable beats of Ray Parker Jr.’s original Ghostbusters hit our ears, it triggered that familiar tingly feeling of happy goosebumps – a delightful wave of nostalgia.
There’s something magical about being able to revisit these moments in time while sharing these timeless stories with my boys. It’s a special kind of joy to see them experience the same wonder and excitement that these movies brought to me during my own childhood.
From the return of beloved animated characters to new adventures in familiar worlds, there’s a new movie for everyone in the family. Let’s delve into the list of upcoming family movies in 2024, each bringing its own unique charm and thrills.
Kung Fu Panda 4 (March)
Prepare for a cinematic feast as Po the panda returns in “Kung Fu Panda 4” this March. This animated martial arts extravaganza promises to deliver not only breathtaking action sequences but also valuable life lessons suitable for all ages.
Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (March)
March also brings a chilly twist to the Ghostbusters universe with “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.” Join the iconic team as they battle supernatural forces in a frozen realm, offering a mix of humor and spooks that will entertain both young and old.
Emotions run wild once again in Disney & Pixar’s “Inside Out,” making a triumphant return this June. This emotional rollercoaster takes us on a journey with its endearing characters Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, Disgust and Anxiety, providing a heartwarming and thought-provoking experience suitable for the entire family.
Despicable Me 4 (July)
The mischievous Minions are back, and this time, they are up to even more antics in “Despicable Me 4,” scheduled for release in July. Get ready for a laughter-filled adventure that will have kids and parents alike rolling in their seats.
The Karate Kid (December)
The classic tale of mentorship and self-discovery continues with “The Karate Kid,” returning in December. This family-friendly martial arts film is bound to captivate audiences with its timeless lessons and thrilling action sequences, making it a perfect holiday treat. This take includes the stars of the original and 2010 retake… Ralph Macchio and Jackie Chan.
Mufasa: The Lion King (December)
Closing out the year is the much-anticipated “Mufasa: The Lion King.” Return to the Pride Lands and embark on a majestic journey filled with nostalgia and new adventures. This film promises to be a roaring success for audiences of all ages.
Parents, grandparents, and carers, get ready for a year filled with laughter, tears, and unforgettable moments at the cinema. Whether you’re a fan of animated adventures, heartwarming tales, or action-packed martial arts, 2024 promises a FUN selection of family movies that will leave a lasting impression on audiences young and old.
Grab your EVENT Cinemas family pass, popcorn, settle into your seats, and let the magic of the big screen transport you to worlds where anything is possible!
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