Even with the beautiful weather summer brings, we all deal with pesky, “indoor” days. If you find yourself struggling to come up with indoor activities for rainy days, look for these family films coming out this summer! From the OMNIMAX in Cincinnati (if you’re a Cinci gal!) to your local theatre, the summer promises great films for your family!

Epic: The battle between good and evil forces for the survival of the natural world is brought to life by huge Hollywood names like Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, and Colin Farrell. This is an animated film that will be awesome for boys, girls, and parents too! Release Date: Friday May 24. (photo credit here)


Man Of Steel: Don’t miss the newest rendition of the classic tale of the man of steel, Superman! Brought to life once more by Warner Bros. Studios, and actors, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crow and many others! With promises to be bigger and better, this movie is sure to be a hit with the kids! Release Date: Friday June 14. (photo credit here)


Monsters University: Monsters Inc. was such a huge hit that this sequel of sorts is bound to be one as well! Monsters University promises family fun and tons of laughter! Release Date: Friday June 21. (photo credit here)


Despicable Me 2: This highly anticipated sequel to the hit Despicable Me is sure to be a knockout for children and adults alike! Promised to be jam-packed with fun, laughter, and those adorable minions…I can’t wait for this one! Release Date: Wednesday July 3. (photo credit here)


Planes: Disney movies are almost always a given when it comes to entertaining kids, and Disney brings yet another film to your kids this summer with Planes! Viewing available in 3D as well for an extra-exciting movie trip with the family! Release Date: Friday August 9. (photo credit here)


Flight of the Butterflies IMAX: Take a trip to Cincinnati and visit the Cincinnati Museum Center for a day of fun with the family! Visit the OMNIMAX Theatre and experience the spectacular show, Flight of the Butterflies! Release Date: Showing Now (photo credit here)