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New kids' movies coming out in 2021 that you can't miss

Disney villains, '90s sequels, Scholastic book adaptations—kids' movies in 2021 offer a lot to love!

Written by
Danielle Valente

Fairytales, superheroes and plenty of stories surrounding man's best friend are coming down the pipeline! We've rounded up the best kids' movies 2021 has to offer, and we're certain you won't want to miss a thing.

There are Disney princess movies, fun animated flicks and page-to-screen adaptations to look forward to, including Cinderella, Luca and Clifford the Big Red Dog. Since it's probably going to be hard to pick a favorite, we recommend you see them all and judge for yourself. 

In the meantime, be sure to see if your go-to films made our list of the 50 best family movies of all time.

New kids' movies coming out in 2021

When: January 15, 2021

Beatrix Potter's mischievous cottontail is back to cause more mayhem. Peter and his crew are enjoying life alongside their human parents Tom and Bea McGregor. However, the bunny gang begins to question what will happen when the couple decides to have two-legged children. Naturally, Peter gets them into a mess as a result. Rated PG. 


When: June 4, 2021

The equestrians in your crew are going to go wild for Spirit Untamed. It follows the story of young girls who save a herd of mustangs. Not yet rated. 


When: June 11, 2021

A mother moves her two children into their grandfather's old, creepy, abandoned home and they soon discover a lot of strange phenomena taking place—a connection to the original Ghostbusters. Not yet rated. 

When: June 18, 2021

Holy cannoli, you won't believe what's going on here! In the Italian Riviera, two unlikely counterparts strike up a friendship: a young boy and a sea monster disguised as a human. Not yet rated. 


When: July 16, 2021

'90s babies, rejoice! The highly-anticipated Space Jam sequel is finally on its way, only this time, Bugs Bunny and the gang are shooting hoops with LeBron James. Not yet rated. 


When: September 17, 2021 

More Scholastic characters are hopping from page to film! Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula are trying to figure out how to go from their wrongdoing ways and become good. But, it's not as easy as it looks for this gang. Not yet rated. 


13. Hotel Transylvania 4

When: August 6, 2021

Ready for a human-less adventure? When ghosts, ghouls and monsters need some r and r, they make their way to Count Dracula's exclusive Hotel Transylvania for some alone time. See what adventures await in this series' fourth installment. Not yet rated. 


When: December 21, 2021

The followup to the 2016 sensation is due around the holidays, which will make Christmas 2021 extra merry. Not yet rated. 

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