You can’t beat a trip to the movies for an outing that pleases the whole family. This summer you’ll have more family movies to pick from than you’ll know what to do with! Luckily for you, we’ve listed them all in this handy post and sorted them by when they’re arriving in cinemas, so you’ll have a solid place to start making your selection. There’s something for everyone this holiday season, from those barely old enough to last through the movie, to the much bigger kids and the parents who’ll be joining them.
You’ll find all of these movies screening soon at the Shire’s most popular cinema, Event Cinemas Miranda, where you can choose from their standard cinemas, level up to the largest screens and cushy leather chairs in V-Max or recline and indulge with some in-seat service in Gold Class.
What to watch this summer at Event Cinemas Miranda
The Boss Baby: Family Business – Now Showing
This sequel sees the Templeton brothers- Tim (James Marsden) and his Boss Baby bro Ted (Alec Baldwin) return, but they’ve grown up and grown apart since we last saw them.
Will a mission to uncover the dark secrets behind Tabitha’s school and its mysterious founder, Dr. Edwin Armstrong (Jeff Goldblum) be enough to bring the boys back together?
A Boy Called Christmas – Now Showing
Adapted from the best-selling book by Matt Haig, the origin story of Father Christmas is re-imagined. Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible…
Encanto – in cinemas 2 December
The latest hotly anticipated film from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ is Encanto. It’s the story of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charming place called an Encanto. This colourful, musical adventure from Hamilton Director Lin Manuel Miranda is sure to enthral audiences of all ages.
The Addams Family 2 – in cinemas 6 January
They’re creepy and their kooky, mysterious and spooky and back on the big screen! The Addams Family returns in this sequel to the 2019 animated release. Saddened that Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz) and Pugsley (Javon Walton) are growing up, Morticia (Charlize Theron) and Gomez (Oscar Isaac) plan a family road trip designed to bring the family closer. Will this wacky holiday produce heartwarming or hideous results?
Henchmen- in cinemas 9 December
James Marsden, Rosario Dawson and Rob Wriggle are among the all-star cast voicing the animated film Henchmen. When a fresh-faced new recruit joins the Union of Evil, he is assigned to a motley crew of blue-collar workers led by fallen henchmen Hank. But when The Kid accidentally steals the super villain’s ultimate weapon, Hank must break his risk-nothing code to save the boy he’s befriended, even if it means becoming the one thing he has always avoided being: a hero.
Sing 2 – in cinemas 26 December
Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) and his friends are back in this star-studded delightful sequel fit for young kids. This time they’re on a mission to convince reclusive rock star Clay Calloway (Bono) to join them for the opening of a brand new show.
Clifford the Big Red Dog – in cinemas 30 December
Based on the much-loved children’s book character, Clifford the Big Red Dog is soon to be gracing the big screen! When Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gifts her a little, red puppy, she has no idea what’s about to come! While her single mum is away for business, Emily and her fun but impulsive uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) set out on a gripping adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat as our heroes take a bite out of the Big Apple.
Ghostbusters Afterlife – in cinemas 1 Jan
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. When a single mum and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. The film stars Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard and McKenna Grace.
Fireheart – in cinemas 13 Jan
Georgia Nolan has long dreamed of becoming a fireman, just like her dad. But it’s 1930 in New York City and women aren’t allowed to be firemen. When the city’s firemen start disappearing in mysterious fires Georgia sees a golden opportunity. Can she prove she belongs in the fire department after all?
What’s on offer for the adults?
After all this family fun, a date night might be in order and there are many blockbusters that fit this criteria including Dune (2 Dec), Spider-Man: No Way Home (16 Dec), House of Gucci (1 Jan), King Richard (13 Jan), Spencer (20 Jan).
Event Cinemas Miranda offers a wide range of gift vouchers covering each of their cinema experiences and even combo deals, so you might even like to wrap these vouchers up under the Christmas tree for your family making your movie both a gift and cherished experience together. Their vouchers make ideal gifts for friends and teachers and can be purchased online or directly from the cinema. When purchased online, gift vouchers can even be delivered via email if you need a last-minute gift option!
You can also book out an entire cinema for an end of year function, with special deals on offer now.