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 for Spring School Holidays


Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue G

Very mild themes

Get ready to zoom back to Barkingburg with the pups in this all-new movie. When the scheming Duke of Flappington steals a powerful levitation gem from the royal castle and uses its magical powers to raise Barkingburg into the clouds, Skye will need to overcome her biggest fears and lead the team in their biggest aerial rescue yet! Plus, buy your tickets online and receive a free downloadable Paw Patrol colouring-in sheet located on your booking confirmation email. Book now!
Release Date: 10/09/2020
Running Time: 56 mins

Trolls World Tour G

Very Mild Themes, Crude Humour and Coarse Language

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW for Trolls World Tour with special advance screenings from Thursday 27 August. Be the FIRST to see it on the big screen with the whole family. A member of hard-rock royalty, Queen Barb, aided by her father King Thrash, wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake, Poppy and Branch, along with their friends, set out to visit all the other lands to unify the Trolls in harmony against Barb, who’s looking to upstage them all.
Release Date: 17/09/2020
Running Time: 91 minutes
Director: Walt Dohrn
Cast: James Corden, Justin Timberlake, Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna PG

Mild themes and animated violence

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna is a Japanese animated adventure film produced by Toei Animation and animated by Yumeta Company.
Release Date: 17/09/2020
Running Time: 95 mins
Director: Tomohisa Taguchi
Cast: Junko Takeuchi, Takahiro Sakurai, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Hanae

Astro Kid G

Very mild themes

Following the destruction of their spaceship, ten-year-old William gets separated from his parents while traveling through the galaxy. As his rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet, he befriends the friendly robot Buck and kooky alien Flash. Together they adventure through the wild and mysterious planet, discovering its wildlife and beauty but also the dangers that lie beneath!
Release Date: 17/09/20
Running Time: 89 mins
Director: Éric Tosti

Swimming For Gold G

Very mild themes
When Claire Carpenter’s dad sends her to Australia to coach an elite boys swim team, Claire finds herself face to face with long-time rival Mikayla Michaels, and the news that the camp will close if the team loses the next meet. To save the camp, Claire must overcome a secret fear, put aside her differences with Mikayla and rediscover her passion.
Release Date: 17/09/20
Running Time: 91 minutes
Director: Hayley MacFarlane
Cast: Peyton List, Lauren Esposito, Daniel Needs, Olivia Nardini, Johrel Martschinke

The Secret Garden CTC

THE SECRET GARDEN tells the story of Mary Lennox a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents. When they die suddenly, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven at Misselthwaite Manor, a remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors, under the watchful eye of Mrs. Medlock and with only the household maid, Martha for company. Mary begins to uncover many family secrets, particularly after chancing upon her sickly cousin Colin , who has been shut away in a wing of the house, and through her discovery of a wondrous garden, locked away and lost within the grounds of Misselthwaite.
While searching for Hector, a stray dog that led Mary to the garden walls, she befriends local boy Dickon who, through the garden’s restorative powers, helps her to fix Hector’s injured leg. Once brought together, these three slightly misfit children heal each other as they delve deeper into the mysteries of the garden – a magical place of adventure that will change their lives forever.

Release Date: 17/09/2020
Running time: 100 minutes
Director: Marc Munden
Cast: Colin Firth, Julie Walters, Dixie Egerickx, Isis Davis, Edan Hayhurst, Amir Wilson

Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite G

Very mild themes and violence
Gwen the Cat and Roger the Dog are secret agents who covertly protect and save the world without humans ever finding out. Their partnership is due to the Great Truce, which has stopped dog and cat hostility for a decade. But the long-standing peace is threatened when a supervillain parrot discovers a way to manipulate wireless frequencies that only dogs and cats can hear. Will the heroes be able to stop the foul fowl, or will he cause a cat-a-strophe between the species?
Release Date: 24/09/2020
Running Time: 94 minutes
Director: Sean McNamara
Cast: Melissa Rauch, George Lopez, Max Greenfield

Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi PG

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor’s trap.
Release Date:24/09/2020
Running Time: 131 minutes
Director: Richard Marquand
Cast: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Frank Oz, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew

Four Kids and It PG

Mild themes and violence

A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.
Release Date:24/09/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes
Director: Andy De Emmony
Cast: Michael Caine, Paula Patton, Russell Brand, Matthew Goode, Ashley Aufderheide

David Attenborough: A Life on our Planet CTC

In his 93 years on our planet, David Attenborough has visited every continent, explored hundreds of habitats and studied countless species – in his own words he has lived ‘a blessed life’. Throughout the decades David has spent bringing the natural world to the homes of audiences worldwide he has also played witness to the monumental scale of environmental change caused by human actions. ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET is David’s witness statement; for the first time sharing his views direct to his global audience and calling for mankind to urgently act on the truth many are starting to accept: that the time to save humanity and the planet that has fostered our development is now. After the film audiences around the world will hear from the great man himself live via satellite from the iconic Royal Albert Hall.
Release Date:28/09/2020
Running Time: 143 minutes

Wonder Woman 1984 CTC

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big-screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah.
Release Date:01/10/2020
Director: Patty Jenkins
Cast: Kristen Wiig, Robin Wright, Gal Gadot, Pedro Pascal, Connie Nielsen, Chris Pine

Rams PG

Mild themes, violence and coarse language

In remote Western Australia, two estranged brothers, Colin (Sam Neill) and Les (Michael Caton), are at war. Raising separate flocks of sheep descended from their family’s prized bloodline, the two men work side by side yet are worlds apart. When Les’s prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley. While Colin attempts to stealthily outwit the powers that be, Les opts for angry defiance. But can the warring brothers set aside their differences and have a chance to reunite their family, save their herd, and bring their community back together?
Release Date: 15/10/2020
Running Time: 119 minutes
Cast: Sam Neill, Michael Caton

Peter Rabbit 2 G

Very mild themes and violence

In PETER RABBIT™ 2, the loveable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
Release Date: 26/01/2020
Running Time:  93 minutes
Director: Will Gluck
Cast: Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, Elizabeth Debicki with Margot Robbie and James Corden as Peter Rabbit

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