Family Film Programme

Summer

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100% WOLF (PG)

Freddy Lupin, heir to a proud family of werewolves, is positive he'll become the most fearsome werewolf ever. On his 13th birthday, Freddy is in for a shock when his first "transwolfation" goes wrong turning him into a ferocious... poodle. Just when Freddy thinks life can’t get any worse, he’s thrown out of his pack and finds himself in the clutches of a dog pound. Despite his pink and fluffy exterior, Freddy now has until moonrise to prove that he’s still 100% Wolf! Fast moving and enjoyable animated fun for children. (91 mins)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2 (PG)

Everyone's favorite spooky family is back in this animated comedy sequel. Morticia and Gomez are distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners & totally consumed with "scream time." They decide to cram Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and the crew into their haunted camper and hit the road for one last miserable family vacation. Their adventure across America takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, IT, as well as many new kooky characters. (89 mins)

BALLERINA (U)
Félicie is a young orphan from Brittany who has only one passion: dance. With her best friend Victor, who wants to become a great inventor, they come up with a madcap scheme to escape their orphanage for Paris, the City of Lights. Félicie has to fight like she has never fought before, she has to outdo herself and learn from her mistakes to make her craziest dream come true: becoming a prima ballerina at the Paris Opera. This computer animated musical comedy adventure is full of charm, exciting and a visual treat and is guaranteed to please family audiences. (89 mins)
COME AWAY (PG)
Eight-year-old Alice and her mischievous brother Peter journey to London to sell a treasured heirloom. Returning home, Alice seeks temporary refuge in a wondrous rabbit hole, while Peter enters a magical realm as leader of the lost boys. Finding strength in the power of their imaginations, they set off on a real adventure to try and rescue the family. This whimsical live-action fairy-tale is an ingeniously conceived prequel to two of the world's most beloved and enduring pieces of children's literature ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Peter Pan’. With Angelina Jolie, David Oyelowo, Derek Jacobi & Michael Caine. (94 mins)
THE CROODS: A NEW AGE (U)
Searching for a safer habitat, the prehistoric Crood family discovers an idyllic, walled-in paradise that meets all of its needs. Unfortunately, U)couple of steps above the Croods on the evolutionary ladder. As tensions between the new neighbors start to rise, a new threat soon propels both clans on an epic adventure that forces them to embrace their differences, draw strength from one another, and survive together. This follow up to the popular original film is more animated fun and action for the whole family. (95 mins

DETECTIVE PIKACHU (PG)
The first-ever live-action adventure of the Pokemon phenomenon - one of the world's most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties. When ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his son Tim investigates aided by Harry's former Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds): a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth. A thrilling adventure ensues through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City, where humans and Pokemon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world. They soon uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokemon universe. (100 mins)
DRAGON RIDER
(PG)
Firedrake wants to show the older generation he is a real dragon, not the naïve fledgling they see him as. When he discovers that humans are about to destroy the Dragons forest, he sets off with his best friend Sorrel (Felicity Jones), in search for a mythical safe haven hidden in the Himalayas where dragons can live in peace but dragon eating villain Nettlebrand (Patrick Stewart) is hot on their tails to fulfil his own quest: to track and destroy every dragon. Beautifully animated & witty adventure for kids. (100 mins)
ENCANTO (PG)

The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift -- every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger. Disney delivers an enchanting, beautifully animated family fantasy, with original songs by award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda ('Hamilton', 'Mary Poppins Returns') (102 mins)

JUNGLE CRUISE (12)
Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt star in the adventure of a lifetime in Disney's rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities. Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. Funny, colourful and action packed, this rollicking adventure really is perfect entertainment for the whole family. (127 mins) 


MARY POPPINS RETURNS (U)
In Depression-era London, a now-grown up Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she takes the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure and helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. This sequel to the beloved Disney original is a triumph in all departments - beautifully crafted with terrific live-action/animation and a memorable music score. Emily Blunt is perfect as Mary and the stellar cast includes Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke & Meryl Streep. (130 mins) 


THE MITCHELLS VS THE MACHINES (U)
Young Katie Mitchell embarks on a road trip with her proud parents, younger brother and beloved dog to start her first year at film school. But their plans to bond as a family soon get interrupted when the world's electronic devices come to life to stage an uprising. With help from two friendly robots, the Mitchells must now come together to save one another -- and the planet -- from the robot revolution. Energetic, and and funny, this is heartwarming, stunningly animated adventure for the whole family. (114 mins)
MONSTER FAMILY 2 (PG)

The Monster Family are back in this animated sequel. To free Baba Yaga and Renfield from the clutches of Monster Hunter Mila Starr, the Wishbone Family once more transforms into a Vampire, Frankenstein's Monster, a Mummy and a Werewolf. Aided and abbeted by their three pet bats, our Monster Family zooms around the world again to save their friends, make new monstrous acquaintances and finally come to the realisation that 'Nobody's Perfect' - even those with flaws can find happiness. (103 mins)
MONSTER HUNTER (12)
Behind our world, there is another - a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her loyal soldiers are transported from our world to the new one, the unflappable lieutenant receives the shock of her life. In a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers and unstoppable, terrifying attacks, Artemis teams up with a mysterious hunter who has found a way to fight back. A quick- fire roller coaster of action and thrills, with state of the art special effects. (104 mins)
ONWARD (U)
Teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) get an unexpected opportunity to spend one more day with their late dad, so they embark on an extraordinary quest aboard Barley's epic van Guinevere. Their journey is filled with magic spells, cryptic maps, impossible obstacles and unimaginable discoveries. When the boys' fearless mum Laurel realises their sons are missing, she teams up with a part-lion, part-bat, part-scorpion, former warrior - aka The Manticore and heads off to find them. This one magical day could mean more than any of them ever dreamed in this delightful Pixar animated adventure. (102 mins)

PAW PATROL THE MOVIE (U)
The PAW Patrol is on a roll! When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone's favorite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head on. While one pup must face his past in Adventure City, the team finds help from a new ally, the savvy dachshund Liberty. Together, armed with exciting new gadgets and gear, the PAW Patrol fights to save the citizens of Adventure City! Perfect animated fun for young children. (82 mins)

PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY (U)

The lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter (James Corden) 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 is put in danger, by risking everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be. This cute, funny and fast - moving sequel is ideal entertainment for children and parents. (85 mins)

PLAYING WITH FIRE (PG)
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet – babysitters. Unable to locate the children’s parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs and even their fire depot turned upside down and quickly learn that kids – much like fires –are wild and unpredictable. This fun filled comedy is ideal for the youngsters. (92 mins)

RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON (PG)
In the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony long ago & when evil threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned — and it's up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the legendary last drgaon to restore the fractured land and unite its divided people. Stunningly animated epic adventure from 'Disney' with a captivating and exciting story line filled with memorable characters. (107 mins)

RIDE LIKE A GIRL (PG)

As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup - horse racing's toughest two-mile race. The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by a single father (Sam Neill). She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream. But with the love of her dad and brother, Michelle will not give up. This fact - based drama, with its excellent cast of characters, is delight entertainment for the whole family. (100 mins)
SCOOB (PG)

The first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure for the big screen reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest and most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. The gang discover that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined. (94 mins)
THE SECRET GARDEN (PG)
In 1940’s England at a remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors, young Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx), is sent to live with her uncle Archibald (Colin Firth), under the watchful eye of Mrs. Medlock (Julie Walters) with only the household maid, Martha for company. Mary chances upon her isolated sickly cousin Colin and, together with local boy Dickon, the three children discover a wondrous garden in the manor. This magical place will change their lives forever. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s timeless story is beautifully adapted for a new generation. (100 mins)
SING 2 (PG)
This latest chapter in the smash animated franchise is filled with big dreams and spectacular hit songs as the ever-optimistic koala, Buster Moon, and his all-star cast of performers prepare to launch their most dazzling stage extravaganza yet. However, they first have to persuade the world's most reclusive rock star - played by global music icon Bono, in his animated film debut to join them. This is an energetic fun filled musical feast for the whole family, with a voice over cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon & Scarlett Johansson. (110 mins) 

SOUL (PG)
Jamie Foxx leads an all-star cast in this hilarious, heart-filled adventure from 'Pixar' studios. Joe is a school band teacher, whose life hasn't quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz - and he's good. Then he lands the gig of his life at the best jazz club in town but one misstep lands him in a fantastical place: The Great Before in another realm. There, he teams up with soul 22 (Tina Fey) and together they find the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Stunningly animated, imaginative and hearfelt, this is vintage PIXAR. (101 mins)

SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY (U)
When LeBron James and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the A.I.'s digitized champions on the court: a powered-up roster of professional basketball stars as you've never seen them before. It's Tunes versus Goons in the highest-stakes challenge of his life, that will redefine LeBron's bond with his son and shine a light on the power of being yourself. (115 mins)
SPIRIT UNTAMED THE MOVIE (U) 
Free-spirited Lucky Prescott moves to Miradero to join her estranged father. She discovers a unique tie to her late mother, who was a fearless horse-riding stunt performer. She quickly forms a bond with a wild mustang named Spirit and makes two new pals who love horses as much as she does. When a heartless wrangler plans to capture Spirit and his herd, Lucky and her friends set off on an epic journey to rescue the horse. This is the next chapter in the beloved franchise full of adventure, family and friendship. (84 mins)
SPIES IN DISGUISE (PG) 
Super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is… not. But what Walter lacks in social skills he makes up for in smarts and invention, creating the awesome gadgets Lance uses on his epic missions. But when events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way. And if this odd couple can’t learn to work as a team, the whole world is in peril. This is a colourful, beautifully animated family comedy adventure set in the high-octane globe-trotting world of international espionage. (101 mins)
SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE ON THE RUN
(U)

When SpongeBob SquarePants' beloved pet snail Gary goes missing, a path of clues leads SpongeBob and his best friend Patrick to the powerful King Poseidon, who has Gary held captive in the Lost City of Atlantic City. On their mission to save Gary, SpongeBob and the Bikini Bottom gang team up for a heroic and hilarious journey, where they discover nothing is stronger than the power of friendship. This is is a wondrously wacky visit to Bikini Bottom that retains the charm of the original series. (91 mins)

A STORK’S JOURNEY (U)
Orphaned at birth and raised by storks, teenage sparrow Richard believes he is one of them. But when the time comes to migrate to Africa, his stork family is forced to reveal his true identity and leave him behind in the forest, since he is not a migratory bird and would not survive the journey. Determined to prove he is a stork after all, Richard ventures south on his own. Only with the help of an eccentric owl with an imaginary friend and a narcissistic, disco-singing parakeet, does he stand a chance to reach his goal and learn to accept who he really is. This delightful animated tale is perfect family entertainment. (85 mins)

THINK LIKE A DOG (PG)

Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox star in this whimsical family comedy about a boy and his dog and a science project that will change all of their lives forever. This good natured and engaging throwback to Disney’s live-action classics follows 12-year-old Oliver, a tech prodigy whose middle-school science fair experiment goes awry, creating a telepathic connection between him and his furry friend, Henry. The bond brings Oliver and Henry even closer as they join forces to comically overcome complications at school and help. (91 mins)
TOM AND JERRY THE MOVIE
(PG)
One of the most beloved rivalries in history is re‐ignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel, forcing the desperate event planner to hire Tom to get rid of him. As mayhem ensues, the escalating cat-and-mouse battle soon threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and the hotel itself. Soon, an even bigger problem arises: a diabolically ambitious staffer conspiring against all three of them. Tom and Jerry’s new big‐screen adventure is an eye‐popping blend of classic animation and live action and is perfect family entertainment. (101 mins)
TROLLS WORLD TOUR (U)

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit. A member of hard-rock royalty, Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom), aided by her father King Thrash (Ozzy Osbourne), 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 — Biggie, Chenille, Satin, Cooper and Guy Diamond — set out to visit all the other lands to unify the Trolls in harmony against Barb, who’s looking to upstage them all. (90 mins)
TURNING RED (PG)
Mei Lee is a confident, nerdy 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. Her protective, if not slightly overbearing mother, Ming, is never far from her daughter—an unfortunate reality for the teenager. As if changes to her interests, relationships and body weren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited, she “poofs” into a giant red panda!. This beautifully animated, humerous and heartwarming tale is another hit for 'Disney' & 'Pixar'. (100 mins)

UNCHARTED (12)
Tom Holland ('Spider-man') stars as treasure hunter Nathan Drake in this thrilling action adventure based on the popular video game series. Obsessed with maps and quests, Nathan claims to be a descendant of English explorer Sir Francis Drake. Partnered up with Victor 'Sully' Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg), Nathan embarks on his most dangerous adventure to date in search of treasure that has eluded so many. The cast also includes Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali and Tati Gabrielle. (111 mins)