If “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has proven anything, it is that millions of people are still more than happy to leave Netflix at home and head to the theater for the right film. For parents looking for family-friendly flicks in 2016, there are plenty of releases planned for the new year to please moviegoers of all ages. From reimagined classics such as “The Jungle Book,” to sequels to animated favorites such as “Finding Dory” and “Kung Fu Panda 3,” there will be something for everybody in 2016.

Here are release dates for the biggest family-friendly films for kids next year:


  • “Norm of the North,” Jan. 14
  • “Kung Fu Panda 3,” Jan. 29

Watch the trailer for “Kung Fu Panda 3” below:


  • “Zootopia,” March 4


  • “Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass,” May 27


  • “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” June 7
  • “Finding Dory,” June 17

Watch the trailer for “Finding Dory” below:


  • “The BFG,” July 1
  • "The Secret Life of Pets,” July 8
  • “Ice Age 5: Collision Course,” July 22


  • “Pete’s Dragon,” Aug. 12


  • “The Jungle Book,” Oct. 18

Watch the trailer for “The Jungle Book” below:


  • “Trolls,” Nov. 4
  • “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Nov. 18
  • “Moana,” Nov. 23

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  • “Animal Crackers”
  • “The Stooge”
  • “Dumbo”
  • “The Little Mermaid”