The 2 Family Movies Still Scheduled to Come Out This Summer — Including a Disney Release
Summer vacation has taken on new meaning this year, as many of us will remain mostly at home for the duration of the season. Hopefully, nights out at the movies will be possible in the near-future despite the current theater closures, but for now, you can watch new Disney movies like Onward and Artemis Fowlon Disney+, as well as a ton of other feel-good movies that are available on various streaming services.
While we wait on the final word for new family movies that will come out through the rest of the year, check out some of the movies slated for release between June 20 and Sept. 22, and to watch their trailers.
The One and Only Ivan
What it's about: "An adaptation of the award-winning book about one very special gorilla, Disney's The One and Only Ivan is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization and the significance of the place one calls home. Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be. The heartwarming adventure, which comes to the screen in an impressive hybrid of live-action and CGI, is based on Katherine Applegate's bestselling book, which won numerous awards upon its publication in 2013, including the Newbery Medal."
Release date: Aug. 21 (it will debut on Disney+!)
What it's about: "When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father."
Release date: Sept. 4 (this film will debut on Disney+ for $30!)