The best kids movies in cinemas now
Get a few hours of peace this weekend with our guide to the best family movies in cinemas
DreamWorks have seized on the award-winning children’s novel series by Dav Pilkey to bring you Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. With a cast of comedians and plenty of potty humour, this might be the season’s silliest kid’s film.
Ages: 5 and up
The third instalment of the Cars series is zooming into cinemas this summer. Owen Wilson is back in pole position as our favourite Lightning McQueen, but a new generation of racing cars is threatening his top spot in the racing world.
Age: 6 and up
Tapping into the 'mega lols' of the emoji zeitgeist, but with a narrative arc to go with that, The Emoji Movie is holding out for your wow react. Join Sir Patrick Stewart, James Cordon, and Christina Aguilera on a journey round the backstage of your phone.
Ages: 6 and up
It’s that time of the decade; Spidey is back for the third time. In this installment, actor and gymnast Tom Holland plays a more fresh-faced and flexible Peter Parker.
Ages: 12 and up
The War for the Planet of the Apes is upon us and, according to our film editor, it is good. Take your ape troupe on a tour to the cinemas this summer with one of the seasons most-buzzed blockbusters.
Ages: 13 and up
Cara Delevingne, Dan DeHaan, Rihanna, Clive Owen, and Ethan Hawke unite and join forces to save Valerian (and, presumably, the city of a thousand planets) in what's predicted to be one of the blockbusters of the summer.
Ages: 13 and up
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