5 Summer Movies You and Your Kids Won’t Want to Miss
Looking for movies you can take your kids to this summer? The Men’s Divorce Law Firm has picked out five movies that will be fun for both you and your kids to see in the theater soon.
May 7, 2010
Robert Downey, Jr. returns as Tony Stark in this second installment of the Iron Man films. In this movie, Stark faces pressures from the government to share his new technology, as well as two new enemies played by Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell. Luckily, Stark has a new assistant, Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson, whose deadly super spy skills come in handy in tough situations.
May 14, 2010
In this final installment of the series, Shrek signs a magical contract to be a plain old ogre after he gets frustrated with domestic life. Rumpelstiltskin is behind the mischievous deal, which ends up sending Shrek to an alternate universe where he was never born. In this new world, Fiona is an outlaw, Puss in Boots is a house cat, and Donkey is a pack mule. Fathers can watch the original Shrek films with their kids at home to get ready for the new film, and then they can take their kids to see the final movie in theaters.
June 11, 2010
The new Karate Kid follows Jaden Smith’s (Will Smith’s son) character, Dre, to China where he learns martial arts from local master Jackie Chan. He is taught kung fu to help fight off bullies, but he ends up learning more about himself from Mr. Han through his training. The movie promises to be a fresh take on the original series.
June 18, 2010
Pixar producers are excited to release the next Toy Story film more than 11 years following the last release. In Toy Story 3, Andy goes off to college and donates his toys, including Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and Rex, to a local day care center. The toys learn how to survive from Lots-o-Huggin Bear, the lead toy at the daycare center. They also get a day care tour from Ken and a phone call home from Chatter Telephone. Parent fans of the series are bound to love this sequel and enjoy sharing their favorite moments from the past two films with their kids.
July 9, 2010
Gru, voiced by Steve Carrell, is known for his elaborate heists; but when Gru plots to steal the moon, he faces two big problems. First, his nemesis Vector (voiced by Jason Segal) has stolen the shrink ray he needs to steal the moon, and second, a trio of orphan girls put in Gru’s care make him re-think the moral implications of his thieving conquests. Other actors contributing to the movie’s voices include Kristen Wiig of Saturday Night Live and Ken Jeong from The Hangover.
For a complete list of upcoming summer movies, visit Entertainment Weekly Online.