Movies have long been the easy answer to every parent's favorite question - "What do we do with the kids this weekend?"
Hollywood knows that, which is why we've got lots of all-ages-friendly titles looking at us in 2010 - animation, an epic, cute talking critters and wimpy kids.
Feb. 12: "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" - Rick Riordan's fantasy novels are given the Chris "Harry Potter" Columbus treatment.
March 5: "Alice in Wonderland" - Johnny Depp is "as mad as a hatter" in Tim Burton's fantastical 3-D treatment of Alice's adventures through the looking glass.
March 26: "How to Train Your Dragon 3-D" - This is an animated version of Cressida Cowell's book about a Viking lad who trains a dragon to be fierce.
April 2: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" - Jeff Kinney's books about a self-described middle school "wimp" comes to the big screen with Zachary Gordon in the title role.
April 2: "Furry Vengeance" - When Ken Jeong and Brendan Fraser put their development on a nature preserve, nature fights back in this animals-behaving-badly farce.
April 22: "Oceans" - Disney's newest nature documentary is about the wonders of the world's imperiled oceans.
May 21: "Shrek Forever After" - Rumpelstiltskin helps Shrek find his inner ogre and see what life without the fair Fiona would be like in this 3-D toon.
June 4: "Marmaduke" - Owen Wilson is the voice of the dog in this comedy based on the newspaper comic.
June 11: "The Karate Kid" - Jaden Smith has the title role in this remake, with Jackie Chan as the new kid's new mentor, Mr. Han.
June 18: "Toy Story 3" - Woody and the gang have been donated to a preschool in this 3-D animated sequel.
July 9: "Despicable Me" - Steve Carell voices the villain in this animated comedy about orphans who try to foil plans to steal the moon.
July 30: "Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore" - More talking dog secret agents battling super-villain cats.
Aug. 13: "Ramona and Beezus" - Joey King and Selena Gomez star in this adaptation of Beverly Cleary's novels about a pest of a little sister.
Nov. 5: "Megamind" - This 3-D animated comedy is about an evil genius (voiced by Will Ferrell) whose world is turned upside down when he accidentally kills his superhero nemesis (Brad Pitt).
Nov. 12: "Rapunzel" - A hairy animated Disney princess tale, in 3-D. Wide release is Thanksgiving week.
Nov. 19: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" - Harry's exit from the fantasy film stage is split into two parts.
Dec. 10: "The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader" - Can Fox and a "name" director (Michael Apted) breathe new life into the fantasy series based on the C.S. Lewis novels?
Dec. 17: "Yogi Bear" - Dan Aykroyd voices a Mr. "Smarter Than Your Average Bear" in this flick.