Source: Indys Child Parenting Magazine

10 new summer movies your kids shouldn’t miss

June 01, 2013

If the rain outside is keeping you from the pool and friends, take advantage of this perfect day for a movie! Visit a theatre in your area and see any of these new, popular movies this summer. Most of these you and your child shouldn’t miss:

  • The Great Gatsbyrated PG-13

    This movie seems to attract all ages above pre-teens, especially those who have read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s beloved novel. The Great Gatsby is fun, upbeat, very romantic, and follows most of the scenes from the novel. Watch Daisy and Gatsby fall in love all over again and see how Tom reacts to Daisy’s affair.

  • Iron Man 3rated PG-13

    As many may know, Iron Man has been a huge hit for all ages, especially those boys and girls who adore super heroes. Follow along with Tony Stark (Iron Man) as he embarks on a new journey, which usually contains fighting with the villain, a little bit of love, and whole lot of action. See what Tony’s impressive, new suite of armor can do in this third sequel.

  • Monsters Universitynot yet rated

    This film following behind the original Monsters Inc., goes back to when 18-year old Sulley and Mike first meet and become competitive rivals. However, as the two monsters go head-to-head, a larger dilemma forces them together – starting a lifelong friendship and setting the stage for their future adventures. This movie will attract all ages and especially those who remember the hilarious best friends, Sulley and Mike from the first movie in 2001.

  • Despicable Me 2rated PG

    After the first Despicable Me became extremely popular for all ages in 2010, everyone was hoping that a sequel would be possible for this animated comedy about super villains. After the trailer came out in previews, it became quite apparent that someone or something stole the minions away from Gru (the main character) in the sequel. Find out who took the beloved creatures from Gru and the girls!

  • Fast & Furious 6rated PG-13

    Fast & Furious 6 follows a professional criminal gang led by Dominic Toretto who have retired following their successful heist in Fast Five (2011), but remain wanted fugitives. U.S. Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs offers to clear the group's criminal records and allow them to return home in exchange for helping him to take down a skilled mercenary organization led by Owen Shaw. This movie will surely fill you with energy!

  • Star Trek Into Darknessrated PG-13

    Star Trek Into Darkness is being advertised as an “action thriller” in which the crew of the Enterprise finds an unstoppable force of terror inside Starfleet that has exploded the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving Earth in a state of crisis. Captain Kirk has a personal score to settle, and leads a hunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. The crew is propelled into an epic chess game of life and death. See how this popular film ends for good!

  • Epicrated PG

    A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world and ours. What a great hit for the kids due to the funny characters and one thrilling adventure!

  • The Smurfs 2not yet rated

    The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. Bring your kids so that they can see the famous, tiny blue creatures that you love!

  • The Mortal Instruments: City of Bonesnot yet rated

    When her mom is attacked and taken from their home in New York City by a demon, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest to get her back, that changes her entire life. This movie will interest all ages.

  • The Croodsrated PG

    After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. This animated film will have much comedy involved along with adventure. Children will love this movie due to the colorful scenes, the talking animals, and the hilarious, thrill-seeking cavemen.