10 Movies To Catch In 2021

Catch these exciting flicks in the new year with the family!

By Kelvin Low      11 December 2020

While 2020 may have left us craving for more entertainment, 2021 is just around the corner and we’ve pieced together a list of shows the whole family can enjoy together.

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Out: January
Stars: James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, Elizabeth Debicki, Margot Robbie
www.peterrabbit-movie.com

The plot for this sequel to the surprise hit is loosely based on the work of Beatrix Potter. Venturing out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is goes unpunished, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.


Cinderella

Out: February
Stars: Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, Billy Porter, Nicholas Galitzine, Minnie Driver, Pierce Brosnan
www.sonypictures.com/movies/cinderella

The film is a musically-driven take on the traditional Cinderella story in which our heroine is an ambitious young woman whose dreams are bigger than the world will allow. This time, Sony is adapting this classic in this live-action remake.


Tom and Jerry

Out: March
Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Ken Jeong, Colin Jost, Rob Delaney
www.tomandjerrymovie.net

The classic animated television series gets a big-screen update in the form of a live-action and animated hybrid, in which the mischievous mouse Jerry moves into a hotel on the eve of a big wedding and forces the wedding planner to bring Tom into the picture to get rid of him. Tom and Jerry are forced to work together to save the day despite their mounting challenges.

Rumble

Out: June
Stars: Will Arnett, Terry Crews, Geraldine Viswanathan, Joe “Roman Reigns” Anoa’i, Tony Danza, Becky Lynch, Susan Kelechi Watson, Stephen A. Smith, Jimmy Tatro, Ben Schwartz and Michael Buffer
www.rumblemovie.com

In a world where monsters are global wrestling superstars, one unlikely champion is stepping into the ring. Paramount’s and WWE Studios’ animated comedy is set in a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monolithic creatures are celebrated athletes. Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching an underdog monster into a champion.


Minions: The Rise of Gru

Out: June
Stars: Steve Carell, Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Alan Arkin
www.minionsmovie.com

This is the untold story of one 12-year-old’s dream to become the world’s greatest supervillain. In the heart of the 1970s, Gru, a fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers, the Minions. Together, they build their first lair, experiment with their first weapons and pull off their first missions.


Top Gun: Maverick

Out: July
Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Val Kilmer, Jay Ellis, Miles Teller, Monica Barbaro
www.topgunmovie.com

The official plot of the movie still remains top secret, except that Tom Cruise is starring as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell to mentor the new generation of U.S. Navy fighter pilots. The trailer gives us a good clue – this sequel is set 34 years after the original Top Gun in 1986.


Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Out: July
Stars: Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Annie Potts, Ernie Hudson, Paul Rudd
www.ghostbusters.com

The story revolves around a single mom and her two kids arriving in a small town, discovering their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. This is the direct sequel to 1984 Ghostbusters and 1989 Ghostbusters 2.

Jungle Cruise

Out: July
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt
movies.disney.sg/jungle-cruise

Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, Amazon-jungle expedition starring Dwayne Johnson as the charismatic riverboat captain and Emily Blunt as a determined explorer on a research mission.

Space Jam: A New Legacy

Out: July
Stars: LeBron James, Don Cheadle

This live-action/toon hybrid is the direct sequel to 1996’s Space Jam, which starred Michael Jordan alongside a brace of fellow NBA All-Stars and Looney Tunes characters. This time, led by LeBron James, with Don Cheadle starring alongside the basketball legend and Ryan Coogler producing, this is a movie to watch out for!


The Boss Baby: Family Business

Out: September
Stars: Alec Baldwin, Jeff Goldblum, Ariana Greenblatt, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Eva Longoria, James Marsden, Amy Sedaris
www.dreamworks.com/movies/the-boss-baby-2

The Templeton brothers, Tim (James Marsden) and his Boss Baby little bro Ted (Alec Baldwin) have become adults and drifted away from each other. Tim is now a married stay-at-home dad. Ted is a hedge fund CEO. But a new boss baby with a new approach and attitude is about to bring them together again and inspire a new family business.


TOP READS

SAFRA Tampines Upgrades

Fresh from an improvement, this clubhouse celebrates the new milestone with much fanfare.

Never The Twain Shall Meet?

As two disparate food cultures, Spanish tapas and Asian hotpot could not be more different. Or are they?

Master Commander

Ruminations of National Service and fatherhood.