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

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

Matt Lissauer

By Matt Lissauer

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

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

  • The Willoughbys

    Barnaby Twins (voice: Sean Cullen), Tim Willoughby (voice: Will Forte), Jane Willoughby (voice: Alessia Cara) in "The Willoughbys."

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    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.

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  • Abominable

    Everest (voice: Joseph Izzo), Yi (voice: Chloe Bennet) in "Abominable."

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    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
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    September 27, 2019

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  • Promare

    A scene from "Promare."

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    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.

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    September 20, 2019

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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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