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2021 Summer Movie Releases for Kids

Now that theaters have opened, or are in the process of opening up, the summer movie season looks to get the industry back on track and they haven’t forgotten about kids. In addition to the usual blockbuster films coming out, several animated films for children come out. Some of these films come out on subscription services as well.

Spirit Untamed (June 4) – Rated PG. Only in theaters.

A city girl that moves out west befriends a wild horse named Spirit. An adventure awaits both of them.

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (June 18) Rated PG

A sequel based on the characters of Beatrix Potter. Find out what happens when Peter Rabbit heads to the big city.

Space Jam: A New Legacy (July 16) In Theaters and HBOMax

It’s been 25 years since the original Space Jam. Now it’s NBA superstar Lebron James’s turn to play some ball with some Looney Tunes.

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (July 23)

The popular franchise continues.

Source: Sony Pictures

Paw Patrol: The Movie (August 20) In theaters and on Paramount+

One of the most popular kid’s TV shows come to the big screen.

More summer movie ideas for big kids…

A few films are set to be released this summer that might seem to be for kids but for kids a little bit older (think teenagers).

Cruella (May 28) Rated PG-13. In theaters and on Disney+ Premier Access

See the backstory of one of Disney’s most terrifying villians.

Jungle Cruise (July 30) In theaters and Disney + Premier

Based on the Disney park ride, this wild adventure movie might have some frightening and intense images.

See which local Ark-La-Tex theaters opened already and which ones may be opening soon here.

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