What’s Hot for Kids at the Cinemas these School Holidays

Trying to initiate some quality family time while still keeping the kids busy AND entertained over the School Holidays can be tricky. A visit to your local cinemas is a great school holiday outing, with plenty of choices for families on offer during school holidays.

One of the best draw cards is that there are a range of sessions times to suit, plus a great way to escape the weather, be it hot, cold or raining!

Booking online allows you to choose your seats before you arrive and avoid waiting in long queues during busy sessions.

Many cinemas have special school holiday deals or activities scheduled during school holiday times for even extra added fun! Be sure to check out your local cinemas and see what events are coming up!

New Release Movies these School Holidays


The Lego Movie 2 (PG)

The Second Part reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome, but now the citizens are facing a huge new threat from outer space.

Rated: PG (Mild themes and animated violence)
Running Time: 107 minutes
Release Date: 21st March 2019
Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, Arturo Castro


Dumbo (PG)

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus. But when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Rated: PG (Mild themes, some scenes may scare young children)
Running Time: TBC
Release Date: 28 March 2019
Cast:Eva Green, Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

Wonder Park (G)

Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.  When the park of her dreams needs saving, only June’s imagination can bring it back to life.

Rated:  CTC   
Running Time:  86 mins 
Release Date:   4th April (April 11 for WA)
Cast:   Wonder Park stars the voices of Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick, John Oliver, Mila Kunis, and our very own Aussie stars, Ryan Fitzgerald and Michael Wipfli.


Back of the Net (CTC)

For American teenager Cory Bailey (Sofia Wiley) star of The Disney Channel’s top rating show, Andi Mack, attending the Harold Science Academy Semester at Sea in Australia is a dream come true, but when she accidentally boards the wrong bus at the airport, Cory finds herself at school’s Soccer Academy instead. With her science ship well and truly sailed and her parents volunteering in remote India, Cory has no option but to stay and complete the semester. 
RELEASE DATE: 11th April 2019 (QLD/VIC) 18 April (NSW/SA/WA/ACT/NT/TAS)
CAST:Sofia Wylie, Christopher Kirby, Melissa Bonne

Missing Link (CTC)

Mr. Link recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, this trio of explorers travel the world to help their new friend.

RELEASE DATE: 11th April 2019 
CAST: Matt Lucas, Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana

Coming later in 2019!

Stay tuned for more details on upcoming family movie releases. 

Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion PG
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu CTC
The Secret Life of Pets 2
Toy Story 4
Spider-Man – Far From Home
The Lion King

Artemis Fowl
The Angry Birds Movie 2
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Spies in Disguise


Arctic Justice
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle 2 CTC
The Queens Corgi
Star Wars Episode IX
Frozen II



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