2016 Summer Movies for the Whole Family

Movies are the perfect remedy for a rainy summer’s day.  Summer movies at the drive-in can be a great way to take advantage of a family friendly movie and a warm night  Luckily, there are tons of family friendly films hitting the big screen this summer, and Dayton Parent has the guide to help make the perfect movie night.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.
Release Date: May 27th
Rating: PG

Finding Dory

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish reunites with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
Release Date: June 17
Rating: G 


Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, the book tells the  exciting tale of a young London girl and the mysterious Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country.
Release Date: July 1
Rating: PG

Ice Age: Collision Course

Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.
Release Date: July 22
Rating: Unrated

Pete’s Dragon

Mr. Meacham , a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace  believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete, a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. Grace investigates for herself, to see if Pete’s story holds any truth.
Release Date: August 12
Rating: PG



Synopsizes courtesy of MovieWeb



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