6 Nostalgic Movies for Kids Coming in 2017
This year saw a lot of nostalgic movies that evoke the magic of the 1990s. In 2017, expect more kid friendly movies that appeal to millennial nostalgia as more members of this unique generation become parents.
New parents, especially millennial parents, will love this list of 6 kid friendly movies that pay tribute to many iconic characters and stories of their childhood.
The Lego Batman Movie
Release Date: February 10, 2017 (United States)
The Caped Crusader of Gotham is uniquely recreated in The Lego Batman Movie. In this computer animated action-comedy film, Batman is thrust at the center of an epic quest to save his beloved city from The Joker. During the course of his journey he learns the value of teamwork and friendship.
If you love superhero movies, The Lego Batman Movie is a great chance for you to share your love of the iconic Batman franchise with your little one.
Watch the Lego Batman Movie trailer here:
Beauty and the Beast
Release Date: March 17, 2017 (United States)
If you enjoyed watching Disney fairytale movies as a child, you’ll be delighted to know that the beloved Beauty and the Beast animated film is getting a live-action remake. The movie will star Emma Watson as the vibrant Belle and Dan Stevens as the cursed Beast.
Now you can share your fond memories of “the tale as old as time” with your child while teaching universal lessons on the transformative power of love and friendship.
Watch the Beauty and the Beast movie trailer here:
Release Date: March 24, 2017 (United States)
You can’t be a true blue child of the 90s if you have not seen at least one Power Ranger episode. The legendary franchise which started with the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers live action series is getting a third film adaptation. Power Rangers (billed as Saban’s Power Rangers) is a story of five teenagers who get caught up in an extraordinary adventure that will change their lives forever.
Watch the Power Rangers movie trailer here:
Smurfs: The Lost Village
Release Date: April 7, 2017 (United States)
Smurfs: The Lost Village will evoke many childhood memories in parents who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s. Originally produced by Hanna-Barbera, the iconic cartoon is recreated in stunning 3D animation in this latest movie adaptation.
Smurfs: The Lost Village follows the beloved blue beings in a magical adventure deep into the Forbidden Forest with the evil wizard Gargamel hot on their trail.
Watch the Smurfs: The Lost Village move trailer here:
Release Date: December 22, 2017 (United States)
The original Jumanji left many 90s kids awestruck with its d
azzling effects and compelling story. The fantasy-adventure film is getting a spiritual sequel featuring a stellar cast which includes Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Nick Jonas. A tribute to the late Robin Williams, the new Jumanji tells the tale of four teenagers sucked into the mysterious world of Jumanji where they are pitted against wild animals, traps and puzzles.
Watch the Jumanji movie trailer here:
Release Date: November 10, 2017 (United Kingdom), January 2018 (United States)
Paddington Bear was first introduced in October 13, 1958 and has since captured the imagination of both children and adults alike through its numerous book, toy and television series adaptations. Fans of the beloved bear in the memorable red hat and blue duffel coat will be treated to another series of (mis)adventures as Paddington Bear returns to the big screen to search for a stolen book.
Watch the Paddington 2 movie trailer here: