Noovie's Family Picks: 'The Willoughbys,' 'Abominable,' 'Promare'

Spend some time with the ones you love, and a great movie or two.

By Matt Lissauer

Jane Willoughby (voice: Alessia Cara) in "The Willoughbys."

© Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

In our weekly feature we highlight great movies you can enjoy and stream with the whole family.

  • The Willoughbys

    © Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection

    Feeling neglected, the resourceful Willoughby children believe they're better off watching themselves. The four siblings hatch a plan to send their folks on vacation, all the while trying to find their own version of family. Based on the children's book by Lois Lowry.

    The Willoughbys

    Animated / 2020 / PG

    Neglected by their parents, four old-fashioned siblings venture out into the modern world with their new nanny.

  • Abominable

    © Universal / courtesy Everett Collection

    A young Yeti escapes her Shanghai compound and encounters three teens. As a wealthy businessman and a sneaky zoologist try to snatch the Yeti up for their own personal gain, the teens do everything they can to protect their hairy newfound friend.

    • Now streaming on: Hulu


    Animated / 2019 / PG

    After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step ahead of a wealthy financier and a determined zoologist who want to capture the beast for their own gain.

  • Promare

    © GKIDS / courtesy Everett Collection.

    This colorful and vivid anime is set thirty years in the future after the world is ravaged and burned by a race of flame-welding mutants. A battle for humanity begins anew when a new group of mutants appear.


    Animated / 2019 / PG-13

    Thirty years has passed since the appearance of Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants appears, a battle begins.

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Matt Lissauer

Matt Lissauer is a writer & data manager for Noovie. When he is not busy writing listicles, Matt is enjoying life in New Jersey with his lovely wife and three kids.

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