Kids movies

The best new children’s movies to watch in quarantine


BY ISABELLA BOUSQUETTE

The cinemas are closed, but that does not mean that there is a stop for new releases. Instead, the best new kids’ movies to watch in quarantine are already streaming. Even though the lockdown goes on forever, there’s no shortage of fun and kid-friendly content. (Which is great news for parents exhausted after a long week of home schooling). So hop in the Mystery Machine, sing your favorite song along with trolls, or embark with a talking polar bear as your first mate. You might be stuck in your living room right now, but these movies will always take you on some crazy adventures.

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Scoob!

The latest installment in the mysterious gang franchise cements a universal truth: Scooby-Doo never gets old. So grab your Scooby snacks and dive into the gang’s next adventure. This time, they are investigating a plot to free the evil dog, Cerberus, into the world. Along the way, they uncover spooky secrets about Scooby’s own legacy. Starring a star voice cast consisting of Zac Efron, Gina Rodriguez and Amanda Seyfried, this movie truly has something for everyone.

Available this Friday (5/15)! $ 24.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Apple TV, Vudu, and Google Play.

the-willoughbys

The Willoughbys

From Lois Lowry’s book, The Willoughbys tells the story of four siblings who decide they had better raise themselves. After their parents go on a “no kids allowed” vacation, the siblings begin their own adventure. They race through high-speed car chases, flying spaceships and candy factories, all in pursuit of the family they’ve always dreamed of.

Included with the Netflix subscription.

troll world tour

Troll world tour

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return, bringing the characters of Poppy and Branch to life. This time, the trolls are on a mission to protect their kingdom. They must unite the trolls of the six tribes who play all kinds of music, from funk to country, including pop, classical and rock. Ozzy Osbourne and Kelly Clarkson also lend their voices to this colorful musical adventure with an unforgettable soundtrack.

$ 19.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play.

Sonic the hedgehog

Sonic the hedgehog

Everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog is finally making its way to the big screen. In the highest-grossing video game movie of all time, Sonic adapts to life on earth. That is, until he’s forced to fight an evil super-genius in order to save the planet he now calls home. Flanked by Jim Carey and James Marsden, Sonic is the perfect movie to bring some supersonic magic to your quarantined family movie night.

Starting at $ 4.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play.

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Dolittle

Robert Downey Jr. takes on the title role of the beloved Doctor Who Can Talk to Animals. But the real stars of this film are the animals. Jip the dog, Polynesia the parrot and Chee-Chee the gorilla all join Dr. Dolittle in his quest to find a cure for the disease plaguing Queen Victoria. As they race against the clock, each creature lends out their special skills. Dolittle and his crew eventually discover that the outside world can be quite a zoo.

Starting at $ 5.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play.

Frozen 2

Frozen 2

Disney’s highly anticipated sequel Frozen is now streaming for anyone to watch (and sing)! Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven set foot in an enchanted forest in search of ancient secrets and spooky voices. Once again, they have to face the fact that in order to save Arendelle, they risk getting lost. The sequel also features iconic tunes, including “Into the Unknown” and “Reindeer Are Better Than People”.

Included with the Disney + subscription. Starting at $ 4.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play.

the Lady and the Tramp

the Lady and the Tramp

The classic Disney dog ​​movie has now been reimagined with real-life dogs. It’s the story of what happens with a pampered cocker spaniel who falls in love with a mutt on the wrong side of the tracks. There’s the adventure, there’s the howls at the moon, and of course, there’s the spaghetti and the meatballs. The live-action version includes all your favorite songs from the classic 1955 version, and it adds some fun twists!

Included with the Disney + subscription.

dora and the lost city of gold

Dora and the lost city of gold

Classic cartoon heroine, Dora the Explorer, has grown up and appears for the first time in live-action. Fans of the original TV show and those who have never seen her before will appreciate this 2019 reboot. When Dora moves away from her explorer parents in Peru, she faces her biggest challenge yet: high school. But soon, she discovers that she cannot escape her fate, nor can Swiper escape with her singing card.

Included with the Sling TV subscription. From $ 4.99 on Vudu. From $ 6.99 on Amazon Prime Video, Youtube, and Google Play.

the missing link

The missing link

This Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature is an instant stop-motion classic. It tells the story of Sir Lionel Frost, an explorer aiming to make history, and Mr. Link, a creature with big feet in search of his place in the world. They team up with adventurer Adelina Fortnight and embark on a perilous journey in search of Mr. Link’s homeland. Instead, they discover the power of friendship and what it really means to belong.

Included with the Hulu subscription. From $ 3.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play.

how to train your dragon the hidden world

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The last film of the How to train your dragon The trilogy is arguably the best of the three. Harold, now a young man, became the Viking chieftain of Beurk. He thinks he will always have his Toothless pal by his side. But things change when Toothless meets a mysterious white dragon. Ultimately, Hiccup must make a decision that will forever affect the relationship between humans and dragons.

Included with the Hulu subscription. From $ 3.99 on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play.

This story first appeared on newyorkfamily.com.