Movies Releasing during Winter 2018-19

A list of family friendly movies releasing in Canada from November 21 to March 31, 2019 to add to your “to see” list.

Not all movies listed below are suitable for young children.

Robin Hood

Release Date: November 21, 2018
Genre: Action,Adventure
Director: Otto Bathurst

A war-hardened Crusader and a Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure from director Otto Bathurst (‘Peaky Blinders’). Packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance, ROBIN HOOD is a never before seen story of how Robin Hood became the icon and legend as we know him today.

Ralph Breaks The Internet

Release Date: November 21, 2018
Genre: Adventure,Animation,Comedy, Family
Director: Rich Moore
Video game bad guy Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman) navigate the vast and dynamic world wide web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s game, Sugar Rush.

Race Time

Release Date: December 7, 2018
Genre: Animation
Director: Benoît Godbout, Francois Brisson

Racetime is the sequel to the highly successful snowtime! Which won the 2015 best box-office in Canada. It’s a wild romp through the trials and tribulations, passionate joys and little victories of childhood.
A spectacular sled race through the village. Frankie-four-eyes and his team, including sophie as the driver, take on the newcomers: the mysterious and conceited zac and his athletic cousin charlie.

 

Mortal Engines

Release Date: December 14, 2018
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Christian Rivers

Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan), an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang (Jihae), a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Release Date: December 14, 2018
Genre: Animation
Director: Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti, Peter A Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind THE LEGO MOVIE and 21 JUMP STREET, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.

 

Mary Poppins Returns

Release Date: December 19, 2018
Genre: Family, Musical
Director: Rob Marshall

In Depression-era London, a now-grown 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 helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

Bumblebee

Release Date: December 21, 2018
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Director: Travis Knight

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

Aquaman

Release Date: December 21, 2018
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Director: James Wan

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, AQUAMAN, starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthury Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime – one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

 

The Kid Who Would Be King

Release Date: January 25, 2019
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Joe Cornish

Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks heas just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.

The Lego Movie 2

Release Date: February 8, 2019
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Director: Mike Mitchell

The citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything. It’s now up to Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to defeat the giant marauders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe.

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Release Date: February 22, 2019
Genre: Adventure, Animation,Comedy,Family
Director: Dean DeBlois

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

Captain Marvel

Release Date: March 8, 2019
Genre: Action, Adventure
Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes while Earth is in a galactic war with aliens.

Dumbo

Release Date: March 29, 2019
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Director: Tim Burton

Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets. Directed by Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger (“Ophelia,” “Dream House”), and produced by Justin Springer (“TRON: Legacy”), Kruger, Katterli Frauenfelder (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “Big Eyes”) and Derek Frey (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “Frankenweenie”), “Dumbo” flies into theatres on March 29, 2019.

 

 

 

 

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