Frozen 2 and the Rest of the Kids' Movies We're Pumped For in 2019

Is there anything more exciting than waiting for a new movie you and your kids are excited about to hit theaters? We think not! So far, 2019's lineup has made us wiggle with excitement and continue to mark our calendars because, seriously y'all, the release schedule has been, and still is, STACKED.

From live-action Disney reboots to much-anticipated sequels of beloved franchises (looking at you, Toy Story 4), so much heat has already been packed into this year. But that's not all that's in store! Keep reading to check out what we know about the rest of 2019's releases ahead, watch trailers, and catch up on which releases you may have missed earlier in the year.

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Frozen 2

What we know: Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, and Jonathan Groff are reprising their roles as Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff, respectively.

Release date: Nov. 22, 2019

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Spies in Disguise

What it's about: "Super spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave, and debonair. Walter is not. But what Walter lacks in social skills he makes up for in smarts and invention, creating the awesome gadgets Lance uses on his epic missions. But when events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way. And if this odd couple can't learn to work as a team, the whole world is in peril."

Release date: Dec. 25, 2019

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

What it's about: "The citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything. It's now up to Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to defeat the giant marauders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe."

Release date: Feb. 8, 2019

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

What it's about: "What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. . . Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they've known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together — to the very ends of the Earth — to protect everything they've grown to treasure."

Release date: Feb. 22, 2019

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What it's about: "The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic."

Release date: April 19, 2019

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What it's about: "The owner of a struggling circus enlists a man and his two children to care for a newborn elephant that can fly."

Release date: March 29, 2019

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Detective Pikachu

What we know: When ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his 21-year-old son Tim tries to find out what happened with the help of Detective Pikachu, who is voiced by Ryan Reynolds in this live-action Pokémon film. (It looks like older kids, tweens, and teens will be best suited for this flick!)

Release date: May 10, 2019

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Sonic the Hedgehog

What it's about: "Juvenile delinquent Sonic the Hedgehog and local policeman Tom Wachowski must stop Dr. Eggman from completing his plans for world domination."

Release date: Nov. 8, 2019

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Secret Life of Pets 2

What we know: Max, Duke, and the rest of the crew will be back for another adventure next Spring!

Release date: June 7, 2019

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Wonder Park

What it's about: "When the park of her dreams needs saving, only June's imagination can bring it back to life."

Release date: March 15, 2019

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Toy Story 4

What it's about: "Woody and Buzz embark on a quest to find Woody's romantic interest, Bo Peep."

Release date: June 21, 2019

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What we know: The live-action reboot will star Mena Massoud stars as Aladdin, while Naomi Scott plays Jasmine and Will Smith takes on the role of Genie.

Release date: May 24, 2019

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The Addams Family

What we know: The Addams family is back, but this time they'll be animated and voiced by stars such as Oscar Isaac, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Charlize Theron, Nick Kroll, and Bette Midler.

Release date: Oct. 11, 2019

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The Angry Birds Movie 2

What it's about: "A hilarious all-star cast of new and returning talent are brought together as the flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their beef to the next level."

Release date: Aug. 16, 2019

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Disney's Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

What it's about: "A formidable queen causes a rift between Maleficent and Princess Aurora. Together, they must face new allies and enemies in a bid to protect the magical lands which they share."

Release date: Oct. 18, 2019

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Missing Link

What it's about: "Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link — 8 feet tall and covered in fur — recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, the trio encounters their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world. Through it all, they learn that sometimes one can find a family in the places one least expects."

Release date: April 12, 2019

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What it's about: "When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin and Peng, name him 'Everest' and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step ahead of Burnish, a wealthy man intent on capturing a Yeti, and zoologist Dr. Zara to help Everest get home."

Release date: Sept. 27, 2019

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Playmobil: The Movie

What it's about: "A young woman travels to the animated world of Playmobil to find her missing younger brother, Charlie. In order to bring him back home, she must embark on a thrilling adventure."

Release date: Aug. 30, 2019

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold

What we know: "Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet -- high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization."

Release date: Aug. 9, 2019

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The Lion King

What it's about: "From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new The Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother — and former heir to the throne — has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy, and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his."

Release date: July 19, 2019