family films

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‘The Iron Giant’ Is Returning To Theaters, Sequel Possible

If there was an animated film that never received the respect or universal adoration it deserved, Brad Bird’s The Iron Giant would be it. Released in 1999, the film received critical love, but failed to bring in the kind of major box office receipts expected of top tier family films. It was still a success […]

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First ‘Minions’ Trailer Tells The Origin Of ‘Despicable Me’ Characters

You may not know this, but Despicable Me 2 is the third highest grossing animated film of all time. The film opened just shy of $30 million here in the United States, but thanks to strong legs during a summer season light on family films the movie eventually surpassed the one billion mark in ticket […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: Films For The Whole Family

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of the year’s best month, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re […]

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DreamWorks Animation CEO Hints At Additional ‘Shrek’ Films

Oh, Shrek. You came into our hearts a decade ago and refuse to leave. Even when your box office receipts dipped, you kept showing up – at the cinema and on home video – until DreamWorks Animation decided they had finally beaten the proverbial dead donkey past its prime and brought the franchise to a […]