The year 2016 is on track to be the year we finally have our first year of full-fledged family entertainment.
As it turns out, there are plenty of reasons why we should watch a lot more family movies this year than in past years.
We’re also heading into a new movie season with the release of the new film season in 2017.
We also have a whole new family calendar coming to Disney Parks.
And we’re on track for another year of the family reunion phenomenon that has been so popular over the past few years.
In a few weeks, we’ll be rolling out our first look at a list of the 50 best movies of 2016, so here’s a look at what you should be watching.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2018) If there’s one movie in 2017 that’s guaranteed to have you bingeing it in no time, it’s The Hobbit.
This film is so good, it makes the whole holiday season feel like a party.
That’s why it’s the number one movie of the year in our countdown.
The Legend of Tarzan (2018): This film isn’t just a celebration of the golden age of the Tarzan franchise, but a celebration not just of the movie, but of our childhoods.
This is a film about how kids can learn to appreciate art and storytelling, and why the Disney princesses are a good way to do it.
It’s also a movie that celebrates what it means to be a grownup in the modern age, when parents are so busy with their careers that they can’t be around for their kids.
The Secret Life of Pets (2018, 2019): The first Disney film to be released in theaters, this film is a celebration, and a cautionary tale, of the need for our kids to embrace their own unique personalities.
This year, the Disney Channel has been rolling out a new series called The Secret Family, where kids can get to see a series of stories about their family members that they love and care about.
A Christmas Carol (2018); and 4, The Little Mermaid (2017): If you love the story of Prince Andrew and his quest to find the mermaids that will help him save the world, then this movie is the one for you.
It features a touching portrayal of the Disney Princesses as they navigate the treacherous waters of the seas in order to save their kingdom.
A Wrinkle in Time (2018), Disney’s first animated feature, is a movie you won’t want to miss.
Written and directed by Peter Docter and produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes, A Writtle in Time is a fairy tale about a young girl’s struggle to find her identity as she tries to figure out what is going on in the world around her.
It is also a story of love, loss, loss and a promise that a child can never really understand.
The Princess and the Frog (2018; 2017) The Disney princess movie that won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2017 is about to return with a new adventure and a new princess.
This time, Princess and Frog are about to face the biggest threat yet to the world of Disney Princess: the evil Queen who wants to rule the world.
The Little Prince (2017) This film has been getting rave reviews, but not nearly as much as the previous Disney movie that inspired it.
The sequel to the hit Disney movie is a story about a prince who has to choose between his best friend, his beloved pet and his home, and his very life.
Finding Dory (2017); and 7, Mulan (2017; 2018) This new film by the Disney animators is set in the Tang dynasty, where the Disney family has just lost its patriarch.
It follows the search for Dory, who has a destiny to be reunited with her mother.
Cinderella (2017, 2018) Cinderella is the princess of the fairytale kingdom of Arendelle, and her father is King Arthur, but he’s too old to see her.
He lives a life of luxury and is obsessed with money.
When his sister goes missing, he has to come up with the courage to rescue her and save his family.
Mulan 2: The Golden Cow (2017), a sequel to Mulan, is an animated film that stars Jennifer Ehle as Mulan and is the sequel to another Disney movie.
The Jungle Book (2017)–The Disney animated movie that kicked off the year with a bang is a new film that is a look into the lives of animals in the wild.
It focuses on a female elephant named Bala and a male elephant named Jai.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (2017).
The Nightmare before Christmas is a family classic about a Christmas tree that gets destroyed when a girl gets trapped inside.
The plot is simple: When the tree gets too big for its tiny inhabitants, they throw it into a tree, and then when