Most children love movies, especially when it comes to good productions. It is not only a very entertaining plan but also enriching as it stimulates critical thinking, develops language, gives free rein to the imagination and feeds the creativity of the little ones at home. Children’s movies are also an ideal resource to expose children to other cultures, instill in them good values and role models, while also becoming an ideal excuse to spend quality time with the family.
An excellent alternative to encourage children’s interest in the seventh art are movie premieres. Whether it’s a long-awaited sequel or an original release, new productions always arouse children’s curiosity and motivate them to enjoy the big screen. So, whether you have a little movie buff at home or a beginner, these are some of the most anticipated upcoming releases in children’s cinema for 2022.
10 movies that kids can’t miss in 2022
1. Hotel Transylvania: Transformania 4
Little fans of “Hotel Transylvania” are already looking forward to the fourth installment of this animated saga, which is scheduled to premiere on January 14. The film is based on a new Drac adventure, in which he and his friends are transformed into humans while Johnny becomes a monster, victims of a mysterious Van Helsing invention. An adventure in which Drac will have to face his most terrifying mission so far: find the cure to return to his original state before the transformations become permanent.
Based on one of Germany’s most popular children’s books, Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon tells the story of a boy who dreams of becoming an astronaut like his father. His dream comes true when he must travel to the Moon to rescue his little sister and crosses the Milky Way. However, outer space is very different from the world he had always imagined, it is full of magic and incredible legendary creatures. Without a doubt, a story that promises to captivate the little ones at home from the first minutes that will be released on January 14.
3. Ice Age: Adventures of Buck Wild
Fans of the “Ice Age” saga will be delighted with the next staging of these prehistoric adventures that will be released on January 28. On this occasion, the leading role will be played by Buck, the weasel with one eye missing, who will cross paths with the opossums Crash and Eddie in the Lost World. Together they will live some incredible adventures while trying to save the planet from predatory dinosaurs. Of course, Manny the mammoth, Sid the sloth or Scrat the squirrel will not be left out of this staging, full of good humor and many other surprises.
4. Rumble, the league of monsters
In a world where giants are considered super athletes, there is a very popular sport: monster wrestling. A sport that is joined by all manner of giants to claim glory in the arena and claim the coveted title of champion. However, little Winnie’s dream is very different, she does not want to take the glory but to follow in her father’s footsteps and become the most renowned monster trainer in the world. Her first student is Steve, a monster without discipline, strength, experience, or will. Will he get him to stardom? It is a film with many values and tints of good humor that will surely not leave any child indifferent at its premiere on February 18.
Little fans of the most famous DC Comics batman await the premiere of their next adventure from autumn 2021, but it will not be until March 4 that they will be able to enjoy it in theaters. On this occasion, Batman has the mission to investigate the corruption that corrodes Gotham City without knowing that the clues will lead him to his own family. At the same time he must face a dangerous assassin, Enigma, who will not make it easy for him. Without a doubt, this is a great production that the little ones at home will not want to miss this coming year.
Directed by Domee Shi and produced by Pixar, this American film will capture the attention of the little ones at its premiere on March 11. It tells the story of a 13-year-old girl, Mei Lee, who begins to deal with the typical problems of adolescence . However, unlike other girls her age, whenever she experiences intense emotions she magically transforms into a giant red panda. For the little part of her, her mother does not make things easy for her since she constantly watches her, which generates anxiety attacks that lead her to spend more and more time inside the skin of that red panda .
7. DC League of Super Pets
What child does not know the Justice League? That group that includes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash and other superheroes who join forces to stop evil and save the entire world. However, who is in charge of saving them when they are in trouble? Nothing more and nothing less than his pets: Kryoto, Ace, Jumpa, B’dg and McSnurtle. It is a 3D animated film with hints of comedy that will not leave any child indifferent at its premiere on May 20.
Buzz Lightyear is, without a doubt, the most famous member of Star Command. For this reason, on this occasion Pixar has wanted to focus on the history of this character, but not on the popular toy from the Toy Story saga, but on the human in which he is inspired. A story full of adventures, surprises, curious details and, of course, moments of humor that will surely catch the attention of the little ones at home from the first moment. Its premiere is scheduled for June 17, so don’t miss it!
9. Minions: The Origin of Gru
Are the little ones at home fond of the adventures of the minions? So, they will look forward to the premiere on July 1 of the next staging “Minions: The Origin of Gru”. On this occasion, the film goes back to the 1970s when a two-year-old Felonius Gru grows up in the suburbs of the city. A fan of a group of supervillains known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join the group. As the Vicious 6 fire their leader, they interview Gru to become their newest member. Will he get it?
10. Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
After living many adventures throughout the world, Puss in Boots realizes that he has ended 8 of his 9 lives. Afraid of reaching the end of his existence, he decides to embark on one last dangerous journey: to reach the magical last wish that allows him to restore all lost lives. Will he be able to get it? Without a doubt, it is a film full of adventures and moments of humor that the little ones at home will love. Its premiere is scheduled for September 23, 2022.