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Must-See Kid Movies in 2013

By Catherine | 22 February 2013

Must-See Kid Movies in 2013

Oz the Great and Powerful

Starring Mila Kunis, James Franco, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams, this star-studded movie is based on L. Frank Baum’s novel, with a twist—A small town magician arrives in the magical land of Oz. Find out if he’s truly the great wizard Oz has been expecting on March 8! 

The Croods

This animated features the voices of Hollywood A-listers Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, and Emma Stone. The Croods are the world’s first family! Follow them on a road trip through their prehistoric world. It’s releasing March 22! 

Jurassic Park 3D

The landmark movie is back, but this time it’s in 3D! The re-release date is April 5. Keep in mind, it’s rated PG-13. 


Brought to you by the creators of Ice Age and Rio, Epic is about a teenage girl transported to a deep forest who must battle the good and evil. Epic stars Steven Tyler, Amanda Seyfried, Pitbull, Beyonce, Aziz Ansari, and Colin Farrell—to name a few. Catch it in theaters starting May 24.

Despicable Me 2

The long wait is over, and the sequel will hit theatres on July 3, 2013. Everyone’s favorite villain, Gru, is back with some more madness. The girls are back also, and you’ll see a new bunch of outrageously funny characters! 

The Smurfs 2

If your kids enjoyed The Smurfs in 2011, make sure they don’t miss this one! This time, the Smurfs team up to rescue Smurfette, featuring Sofia Vergara, Neil Patrick Harris, and Christina Ricci. 

Monsters University

As the prequel to Monsters, Inc., Monsters University will tell Mike and Sulley’s story of friendship—the ups and the downs. Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi, you can catch this in theaters starting in June. 

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

The sequel to the 2009 hit, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will feature the voices of Andy Samberg, Neil Patrick Harris, and Anna Faris. Release date is set for September 27, 2013. 

Candy Land

With a tentative release date slated for 2013, this movie will turn a beloved children’s board game into an adventure movie! 

Dorothy of Oz

Animated film featuring the voices of Lea Michele, Patrick Stewart, Kelsey Grammer, and Martin Short. Dorothy finds herself back in Kansas but soon decides to return to Oz to help her friends. Release date is tentatively set for sometime in 2013. 

Foods for Energy

1. Oats

2. ​Sesame seeds

3. ​Wheat 

4. Almonds

5. Lentils 

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