This Summer's Best Movies for KidsThere are always lots of blockbuster films released during the summer months, and this year is no exception.

So take the kids, enjoy the film and the theater's air-conditioning!

Here are some of this summer's biggest releases:

May 24: Epic (PG)this fast-moving adventure comedy takes place in a miniature world, where the forces of good and evil battle to protect nature, or destroy it.

June 21: Monsters University (G) – the much-anticipated prequel to Monsters, Inc., this comedy is full of laughs. Be sure to also check out the hilarious website

July 3: Despicable Me 2 (PG) – the Minions are back in this sequel to the incredibly popular Despicable Me.

July 3: The Lone Ranger (PG 13) – based on the classic radio show, this action-adventure Western stars Armie Hammer as "The Lone Ranger" and Johnny Depp as Tonto.

July 17: Turbo (PG) – DreamWork's latest film tells the story of Turbo, a snail who finds he has the power of super-speed, and uses it to try to win the Indy 500 in what appears to most to be an impossible dream.

July 31: The Smurfs 2 (PG) – in this sequel to The Smurfs, evil Gargamel creates Naughties, Smurf-like creatures which he hopes will help him harness the magical Smurf-essence. When this fails, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette in hopes she will be able to help him in his dastardly plan.

August 7: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (not yet rated) – based on the book of the same name, this fantasy adventure continues this hugely popular story on screen.

August 9: Planes (not yet rated) – Disney presents new plane characters like "Dusty" and "Rochelle" in this film which is billed as "from above the world of cars."

September 27: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (not yet rated) – starting where the previous film ended, inventor Flint Lockwood finds that his infamous machine that turns water into food is still in operation, and is creating food-animal hybrids, foodimals, and he must save the day.


Which of these movies do your kids want to see the most? Comment below!