Family cinema listings

Cinema Listings Monday 2nd December – Sunday 8th December 2019

NB We update this guide at the beginning of the week and also mid-week when the cinemas release their full programme for the weekend.

Here’s our guide to what’s on at the cinema for families this week. Details of all these films with click-thoughs to the cinemas’ booking systems can also be found in our Event Calendar. Sometimes the cinemas update their programmes midweek, so it’s worth checking back here then if you’re looking for something at the weekend.

Movies for Juniors, Odeon Kids and Watermans’ Family Cinema offer low-cost cinema tickets to kids films during the day. Odeon Newbies, Olympic Cinema’s Babes In Arms and Watermans’ Parent & Baby screenings are an opportunity for mums to catch the latest releases with their babies in tow.

 

Odeon, Richmond

  • Odeon Kids – £2.50
  • – Saturday & Sunday 10.00am: Toy Story 4 (U)
  • Odeon Newbies
  • – TBC
  • Also Showing (standard screenings)
  • Elf (PG); Frozen 2 (U); Jumanji: The Next Level (12A); Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (PG); A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U)

Olympic Cinema, Barnes

  • Babes In Arms
  • – Wednesday 11.00am: La Belle Epoque (15)
  • Also Showing (standard screenings)
  • Arthur Christmas (U); Elf (PG); Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (PG); A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U)

Odeon, Kingston

  • Odeon Kids – £2.50
  • – Saturday & Sunday 10.00am: Toy Story 4 (U)
  • – Saturday & Sunday 10.15am: Dora & The Lost City Of Gold (PG)
  • Odeon Newbies
  • – TBC
  • Also Showing (standard screenings)
  • Abominable (U); The Addams Family (PG); Elf (PG); Frozen 2 (U); Jumanji: The Next Level (PG); Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (PG); Stardog & Turbocat (U)

Odeon, Putney

  • Odeon Kids – £2.50
  • – TBC
  • Odeon Newbies
  • – Thursday 12.00pm: Knives Out (PG)
  • Also Showing (standard screenings)
  • Frozen 2 (U); Jumanji: The Next Level (PG)

Curzon Cinema, Richmond

  • Showing (standard screenings)
  • – TBC

Watermans, Brentford

  • Parent & Baby Screening
  • – Wednesday 11.30am: The Aeronauts (PG)
  • – Thursday 11.30am: NT Encore: Fleabag (15)
  • Family Cinema – £5.00
  • – Saturday 11.00am: The Grinch (U)
  • Also Showing (standard screenings)
  • – TBC

Cineworld, Feltham

  • Movies For Juniors – £2.70 2D; £3.70 3D
  • – Saturday & Sunday 10.00am: Pokemon Detective Pikachu (PG)
  • – Saturday & Sunday 10.15am: The Queen’s Corgi (PG)
  • – Saturday & Sunday 10.20am: Aladdin (PG)
  • Also Showing (standard screenings)
  • The Addams Family (PG); Elf (PG); Frozen 2 (U); Jumanji: The Next Level (PG); Stardog & Turbocat (U)

 

FILM SYNOPSES (with thanks to IMDb)

Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs.

The Addams Family: The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams’ friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.

The Aeronauts: Pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon.

Aladdin: A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Arthur Christmas: Santa’s clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Nick’s father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.

La Belle Epoque: A couple in crisis. He, disillusioned, sees his life upset the day an entrepreneur offers him to plunge back into the time of his choice.

Dora & The Lost City Of Gold: Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.

Elf: After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

Frozen 2: Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers in order to save their kingdom.

The Grinch: A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

Jumanji: The Next Level: In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world’s most dangerous game.

Knives Out: A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil: Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

NT Encore: Fleabag: Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. She may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered, and self-obsessed, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.

Pokemon Detective Pikachu: In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

The Queen’s Corgi: The British monarch’s (Dame Julie Walters’) favorite dog gets lost from the palace and finds himself at a dog fight club. He then begins his long journey to find his way back home.

A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon: When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her.

Stardog & Turbocat: A loyal dog and a vigilante cat embark on a space age voyage to find their way home.

Toy Story 4: When a new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

 

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