6 Best New Family Movies Hitting Theaters This Fall

Here's what to see.

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By Alessia Santoro

We know that the holiday season kind of has the trademark on "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," but we'd argue that as soon as Fall officially hits is when that time truly begins. From getting your freedom once the kids go back to school to Halloween fun and prepping for the holidays, Autumn is the time to get cozy, celebrate allllll of the best holidays, and settle into the seats at your local movie theater to see the newest flicks.


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This Fall's movie lineup packs a serious punch, so pencil in the release dates for the following six movies on your calendars — and check out the best new family movies and trailers with your kids while you wait!

1. Smallfoot

What it's about: "A Yeti named Migo stirs up his community when he discovers something that he didn't know existed — a human."


Release date: Sept. 28

2. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

What it's about: "Two boys face an onslaught from witches, monsters, ghouls and a talking dummy after they discover a mysterious book by author R.L. Stine."

Release date: Oct. 12

3. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

What it's about: "Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land."


Release date: Nov. 2

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4. The Grinch

What it's about: "The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration."

Release date: Nov. 9

5. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

What it's about: "Magizoologist Newt Scamander joins forces with young Albus Dumbledore to prevent the devious Gellert Grindelwald from raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings."


Release date: Nov. 16

6. Ralph Breaks the Internet

What it's about: "Ralph and Vanellope embark on an adventure inside the internet to find a spare part to fix a video game."

Release date: Nov. 21


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