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Your Guide to the Best Family Movies & Deals with Marcus Theatres 

It’s the most wonderful moviegoing time of the year! Whether catching a new release, finding the perfect gift or looking forward to the return of Disney classics in the New year, Marcus Theatres is your family entertainment headquarters.

Thanks to Marcus Theatres for sponsoring this post!

Your Guide to the Best Family Movies & Deals with Marcus Theatres: 

Keep reading to learn about all the fun in store, then make sure to visit the Marcus Crosswoods Cinema in Columbus and Marcus Pickerington Cinema in Pickerington! 

Must-see Family Films

The holiday movie slate offers something for everyone. Not sure what to see? This guide is for you! Click the links to check out the trailers for each film.

Animated Films: 

  • “Frozen 2” (PG) — Out now: If you haven’t seen this Golden Globe-nominated flick yet what are you waiting for?!  
  • “Spies in Disguise” (PG) — Out December 25: An adorable comedy about a spy turned into a pigeon who must rely on his nerdy tech office to save the world — voice actors include Tom Holland and Will Smith!

Action Films:

Drama/Musical Films:

  • “Cats” (PG) — Out December 19: Introduce your family to the beloved musical in a way like never before.
  • “Little Women” (PG) — Out December 25: The newest version of Louisa May Alcott’s coming of age novel that is packed with an all-star cast — a true Christmas Day gift!

Planning to take multiple trips to the movies this winter break? Make sure to take advantage of $5 Movie Tuesday featuring $5 movies, plus free popcorn for all Magical Movie Rewards members! (Tip: Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve both fall on a $5 Movie Tuesday this year!) And don’t forget about $6 Student Thursday featuring $6 movies and free popcorn for students and school faculty.

Gifts that Entertain

Looking for a gift that’s perfect for friends, family, teachers, babysitters and more? Try a Marcus Theatres gift card! They’re perfect for family outings and date nights alike. Now through January 5, receive $5 in FREE Snack Cash with every $25 gift card purchase in theatre or online. (Tip: pair a gift card with an Ultimate Popcorn Tub for the gift that keeps on giving!)

Gifts that Give Back 

While you’re busy checking everyone off your list, Marcus Theatres is also giving you the opportunity to gift a Magical Movie Experience to a Make-A-Wish Ohio child battling critical illness. Visit to learn more and spread some joy to a local family.

Mark Your Calendar for the Return of Disney Classics!

Once you’ve had your fill of “Frozen 2,” introduce your family to timeless classics with the return of the Enchanted Tales Series featuring classic Disney films at both the Marcus Crosswoods and Pickerington Cinemas! Kids and adults alike will agree that there’s something even more magical about seeing Aladdin race through the sky or Sleeping Beauty wake from her slumber on the big screen. Best of all, admission is just $6 per person! 

  • “Aladdin:” January 24-26
  • “The Lion King” (original): January 31-February 2
  • “Sleeping Beauty:” February 7-9
  • “Pocahontas:” February 14-17