Best New Films Coming Up In 2020

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With stage one of the COVID-19 recovery plan in full effect, we can now set our sights on the next round of eased restrictions.

It has been confirmed that Sydneysiders will be able to visit Palace Cinemas on July 2, but other cinema chains are likely to open mid-July.

In Melbourne some cinemas will open as early as June 22 while others have their sights on July 2. Under new legislation, only 50 people will be allowed per cinema, no matter how large the cinema.

With a bunch of early 2020 releases suspended due to the pandemic, there will be loads of movies hitting the big screen for us to look forward to.
Here are the best new films coming up in 2020:


Released Thursday 23rd July 2020
The next film in Disney's live-action line-up is Mulan, the story of a young Chinese maiden who disguises herself as a male warrior ina bid to save her father. 

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
Released Thursday 17th September 2020
 In their third movie, SpongeBob and his best bud Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City when someone kidnaps his pet snail Gary!

The Secret Garden
Released Thursday 17th September 2020
In this stunning modern-day remake of The Secret Garden, based on the classic novel, curious orphan girl Mary is sent to England to live with her uncle on his remote country estate, where she discovers the magical hidden oasis in his backyard.

The Secret Garden

Released Thursday 17th September 2020
This animated sci-fi comedy a girl and her family set off together on a road trip to drop her at her new prestigious film school but a sinister robot uprising threatens to ruins their plans.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run
Released Thursday 17th September 2020
When someone kidnaps his pet snail Gary, SpongeBob and his best bud Patrick head to The Lost City of Atlantic City. 

The One and Only Ivan
Released Thursday 24th September 2020
A Disney live-action fantasy drama about a gorilla, an ageing elephant and a dog who find themselves caged up in a mall and hatch a plan to escape from captivity.

Trolls World Tour
Released Thursday 24th September 2020
The singing, dancing and hair-raising sensation of 2016 will finally have an all-star sequel. The animated musical will see Queen Poppy and Branch discover that there are other Troll clans beyond their own, each devoted to a different genre of music.

Trolls World Tour

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Released Thursday 10th December 2020
This live-action version of the children's book series follows a young girl as she discovers a small red puppy who magically grows from her love. 

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Released Saturday 26th December 2020
Based on the classic tales by Beatrix Potter, the sequel to the beautifully-animated 2018 film, Peter Rabbit follows Peter on a new adventure beyond the garden, as our favourite bunny finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated.

Peter Rabbit 2

Released Saturday 26th December 2020
A Disney Pixar animated film that goes on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms to discover the answers to life's most important questions. 

The Croods 2
Released Saturday 26th December 2020
This sequel to the 2013 animated prehistoric adventure comedy sees the Crood family now living - and misbehaving - in an odd new world, with The Croods facing their biggest threat since leaving the cave: another family.

Tom and Jerry
Released Saturday 26th December 2020
This live-action/animated feature based on the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters, sees Jerry vying for dominion of his territory when a newly adopted stray cat called Tom moves in. 


Pushed back until Friday July 31, 2020
The highly-anticipated action thriller follows espionage agents caught in a time-altering conflict that could lead to World War III. 

The High Note
Released Thursday 30th July 2020
Starring Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross, this comedy is set among the talent, fame, and fast-paced world of Hollywood's music scene.

The King of Staten Island
Released Thursday 6th August 2020
From acclaimed writer-director Judd Apatow comes a smart comedy with a lot of heart. Starring Pete Davidson, Marissa Tomei and Steve Buscemi. 

Wonder Woman 1984
Pushed back to October 2, 2020
Wonder Woman is up against Cheetah in this 80s-set sequel to the 2017 film based on the DC Comic character.

Bill & Ted Face The Music
Released Thursday 27th August 2020
Nearly 30 years after their Bogus Journey, Bill & Ted are back as middle-aged dads, still with metalhead dreams of making the big time with their band, the Wyld Stallyns.

Black Widow
Released Thursday 29th October 2020
Based on the Marvel Comics character, this superhero movie is an action-packed spy thriller set after the events of Captain America: Civil War.

Black Widow

No Time to Die
Released Thursday 12th November 2020
007 is 
back in another suspenseful spy drama - the twenty-fifth instalment in the iconic James Bond film series. The latest mission for the MI6 agent is to rescue a scientist who was kidnapped by a mysterious villain.

Snake EyesG.I. Joe Origins
Released Thursday 19th November 2020
This spin-off of the G.I. Joe franchise is military science fiction action film that follows Snake Eyes as he seeks to avenge his father's death.
Godzilla VS Kong
Released Thursday 26th November 2020
This American film brings the much-anticipated battle to life as the gigantic Kong meets the unstoppable Godzilla to decide who is King of the Monsters.

Godzilla VS Kong

Free Guy
Released Thursday 10th December 2020
An action-comedy starring Ryan Reynolds about a guy who discovers he’s a background character in an open world video game, but when he tries to become the game's hero, he has to stop developers from shutting it down.

Top Gun: Maverick
Released Thursday 26th December 2020
It's been a long time coming, but Tom Cruise is back in this long-awaited sequel as one of the Navy's top test pilots, training Top Gun graduates for their latest mission into the danger zone.

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