Hulafrog at Home
January 19, 2021
Some seriously fun sequels, new Disney heroines, animated musical adventures, and original reboots round up our list of 21 movies your fam won't want to miss in 2021.
Release date: February 26th
Tom and Jerry take their cat-and-mouse game to the big screen! It's slated to hit theaters on February 26th with a one-month simultaneous streaming release on HBO Max. The film's story follows Jerry taking up residence in a fancy hotel with Tom hired to keep him from ruining an important wedding until they have to put their differences aside to face a staffer antagonizing them both.
Release Date: March 5th
This is the first Disney movie release of 2021 and it will be available in theaters and on Disney+ with premium access. The story follows an evil force that threatens the kingdom of Kumandra, and it is up to warrior Raya to leave her Heart Lands home and track down the legendary last dragon to help stop the villainous Druun.
Release Date: April 2nd
Adventure runs in the family! Despite his efforts, Peter can't seem to shake his reputation for mischief among the other rabbits. Once he adventures out of the garden Peter finds himself in a world where mischief is appreciated, but soon his family comes to bring him home.
Release Date: April 23rd
The animated movie Ron’s Gone Wrong is set in a world where walking, talking, digitally connected bots have become children’s best friends, and tells the story of an 11-year old boy who finds that his robot buddy doesn’t quite work. The movie was produced by Walt Disney Studios and will be released through 20th Century Studios.
Release Date: May 14th
In a world where monsters are global wrestling superstars, one unlikely champion is stepping into the ring. It follows Winnie (Hala‘s Geraldine Viswanathan), who seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable underdog monster (Will Arnett) into a wrestling champion.
Release Date: June 4th
When headstrong Lucky Prescott is forced to move from her big city home to a small frontier town, she becomes a complete fish-out-of-water. But her life is changed forever when she makes new friends and forms an inseparable bond with a wild mustang named Spirit. When Spirit's herd is captured by rustlers, the girls and their horses must undertake the adventure of a lifetime to save them.
Release Date: June 4th
Vivo is an animated musical adventure featuring all-new original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the Broadway smash “Hamilton,” whose flair for mashing up musical styles will give the film a wholly unique and contemporary sound. This incredible story about music and friendship will take audiences on an epic adventure to gorgeous and vibrant locations never before seen in animation.
Release Date: June 18th
The animated flick is set in Italy and is described as an exciting adventure that will tell the story of a young boy named Luca as he experiences a memorable summer with his new best friend on the Italian Riviera. But all the joy is threatened by a deep, dark secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the water’s surface.
Release Date: July 2nd
From the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon comes the untold story of one 12-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain. In the heart of the 1970s, amidst a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru (Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them.
Release Date: July 16th
When basketball champion and global icon LeBron James and his young son Bronny – who dreams of being a video game developer – are trapped in a virtual space by a rogue algorithm, LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the Al-G's digitized champions on the court. The movie will debut in theaters and HBO MAX.
Release Date: July 30th
Set during the early 20th century, a riverboat captain named Frank takes a scientist and her brother on a mission into a jungle to find the Tree of Life which is believed to possess healing powers. All the while, the trio must fight against dangerous wild animals and a competing German expedition.
Release Date: August 6th
Adam Sandler takes on his role as Dracula while Andy Samberg plays Jonathan his stepson and Selena Gomez once again lends her voice to Mavis, his daughter. Few details have been released regarding the fourth chapter in the Sony Pictures franchise as it's still in production. Rumor has it, this new adventure will revolve more around the character of Mavis.
Release Date: August 20th
Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. Get ready for exciting missions, high-stake rescues, new pups, and amazing new vehicles making this the biggest PAW Patrol story ever! No city is too big, no pup is too small!
Release date: September 17th
In this movie sequel, now adults, Theodore Templeton, and his estranged brother take a magical formula that transforms them into babies for 48 hours. Together, they must now go undercover to prevent an evil genius from turning fellow toddlers into monstrous brats.
Release Date: September 24th
A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.
Release Date: October 8th
In the sequel to the 2019 animated film, 'The Addams Family', The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters.
Release Date: November 2021
Played by Michael Cera, Hank is a Scrappy dog, and he wants to make it big as a Samurai, in a mostly feline land. Hank has many good qualities, but he meets an evil cat, played by Ricky Gervais, as the warlord Ika Chu. In the town of Kakamucho. Hank becomes acquainted with Jimbo (Samuel L. Jackson), and Jimbo teaches him the ethics of being a Samurai. Both of them together set themselves on a journey to save Kakamucho from Ika Chu.
Release Date: November 5th
When Clifford becomes a gigantic red dog in her New York City apartment and attracts the attention of a genetics company who wish to supersize animals, Emily and her clueless Uncle Casey have to fight the forces of greed as they go on the run across New York City and take a bite out of the Big Apple.
Release Date: November 24th
This Fall, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ all-new film Encanto takes you to Colombia, where a magical family live in a magical home. The story is about a young girl whose family has superpowers, but she does not, and the musical will include songs in Spanish and English,
Release Date: December 22nd
Next holiday season, the new chapter in Illumination’s smash animated franchise returns with big dreams and spectacular hit songs as can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers prepare to launch their most dazzling stage extravaganza yet …in the glittering entertainment capital of the world.
Release Date: TBD in 2021
The Mitchells are a dysfunctional but loving family whose road trip is interrupted by a tech uprising that threatens mankind: all around the world, the electronic devices people love–from phones, to self driving cars, to a sleek new line of personal robots–turn on humanity. With the help of two malfunctioning robots and the family's delightfully overweight pug Monchi, the Mitchells will have to get past their problems and work together to save each other and the world!
HulaViews: Music Together Experience
Six of our Hulafrog Editors joined a Music Together Mixed-age or Rhythm Kids® class this fall and got to experience all that singing, clapping, tapping and dancing firsthand.
As they found out, music is an amazing stress reliever that also supports their children’s development in many ways.
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