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Movie Guide: What’s in cinemas these School Holidays

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Cruella is rated PG
Cruella is rated PG

Are you looking for some indoor entertainment to keep the kids amused these school holidays? Escaping to a warm cinema for a couple of hours is the perfect way to spend a few hours. If you’re wondering what’s in cinemas these Winter School Holidays, our Movie Guide features everything you need to work out what’s best for your family… including ratings, duration and the trailer! Check out the family movies below.


Guide to School Holiday Movies: Winter 2021

There’s nothing better than grabbing the popcorn and heading off to the local cinema for some great school holiday movie deals. If you’re looking for some of the best movies out these winter school holidays, we have them for you. Here’s a list of top school holiday movies for families!


Cruella

This all-new live-action feature film is about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil. Set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, it follows a young grifter named Estella, who’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute, played by two-time Oscar® winner Emma Thompson. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

  • Release Date: 27 May
  • Running Time: 134 mins
  • Cast: Emma Thompson, Emma Stone, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser
  • Rated: PG

Spirit Untamed

An epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse, Spirit Untamed is the next chapter in the beloved story from DreamWorks Animation. When a heartless horse wrangler and his team plan to capture Spirit and his herd and auction them off to a life of captivity and hard labor, Lucky enlists her new friends and bravely embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue the horse who has given her freedom and a sense of purpose, and has helped Lucky discover a connection to her mother’s legacy and to her Mexican heritage that she never expected. 

  • Release Date: 12 June
  • Running Time: 88 mins
  • Cast: Julianne Moore, Jake Gyllenhaal, Walton Goggins, McKenna Grace, Eiza González, Marsai Martin, Andre Braugher, Isabela Merced, Gary A. Hecker
  • Rated: G

Dream Horse

Experience the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette). With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community. Also starring Damian Lewis.

  • Release Date: 10 June
  • Running Time: 113 mins
  • Director: Euros Lyn
  • Cast: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Peter Davison, Siân Phillips, Joanna Page
  • Rated: PG

Little Vampire

Based on the French original books of the same name (Petit Vampire), Little Vampire follows a 10- year old vampire who has been the same age for 300 years. One night, he secretly sneaks out of the manor along with his trusted bulldog, Phantomato, on a quest to find some new friends.

  • Release Date: 1 July
  • Running Time: 85 mins
  • Director: Joann Sfar
  • Cast: Jean-Paul Rouve, Alex Lutz, Camille Cottin, Louise Lacoste, Claire de la Rüe du Can, Quentin Faure, Ricardo Lo Giudice
  • Rated: TBC

Cranston Academy: Monster Zone

An intelligent 15-year-old high school student is unexpectedly transferred to a boarding school where he opens a portal of monsters from another dimension.

  • Release Date: 24 June
  • Running Time: 80 mins
  • Director: Leopoldo Aguilar
  • Cast: Jamie Bell, Ruby Rose, Jayssolitt
  • Rated: PG

Space Jam: The New Legacy

NBA superstar LeBron James teams up with Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes for this long-awaited sequel.

  • Release Date: 15 July
  • Running Time: 45 mins
  • Cast: LeBron James
  • Rated: TBC

Moonbound

When Peter sets out on a magical journey to rescue his little sister Anne, he needs to travel to mysterious territory: the Moon! Anne was kidnapped by the evil Moon Man when she tried to help the beetle Mr. Zoomzeman in search for his wife. On his fantastic adventure, Peter lands on the Star Meadow where he meets the sleepy Mr. Sandman. He knows, only at the Night Fairy’s dinner in the castle in the clouds, they can find out where Anne is – but there aren’t enough seats for everyone. So they join the wild race along the Milky Way against the five Spirits of Nature. 

  • Release Date: 24 June
  • Running Time: 81 mins
  • Director: Ali Samadi Ahadi
  • Rated: TBC

Josee, The Tiger And The Fish

Tsuneo, an ordinary college student and avid diver, unexpectedly becomes the caretaker of a wheelchair-bound young woman in order to raise money for this dream to go diving in Mexico. This young woman, who calls herself Josee after her favorite book character, is sullen and demanding, but as Tsuneo helps Josee interact with the outside world and learns more about Josee’s unique perspective, their feelings grow into love. The two begin to support each other in ways beyond just romance. 

  • Release Date: 10 June
  • Running Time: 98 mins
  • Director: Kôtarô Tamura
  • Cast: Lynn, Sayaka Kuwamura, Taishi Nakagawa, Kaya Kiyohara, Yume Miyamoto, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Chiemi Matsutera
  • Rated: PG

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