Family Movies In 2020

Some movies we’re looking forward to in the new year.

By Kelvin Low      10 December 2019

2019 left us fighting over popcorn, from the superhero madness to reboots/remakes flicks that captivated our inner child. 2020 is just around the corner and we’ve pieced together a list of shows to catch with the whole family.


16 January 2020

Dr. John Dolittle is doctor and veterinarian who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages. Robert Downey Jr. stars in the 2020 re-imagining of the Doctor Dolittle stories, which follows Dr. John Dolittle as he sets out on an adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure for the gravely ill Queen Victoria.

Sonic the Hedgehog

27 February 2020

After a major redesign, Sonic is finally landing in cinemas. Navigating the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound best friend — a human named Tom Wachowski. They join forces to prevent the evil Dr. Robotnik from capturing Sonic and using his powers for world domination.


27 March 2020

This live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic is based on the legend of Hua Mulan. To save her ailing father from serving in the Imperial Army, a fearless young woman disguises herself as a man to battle northern invaders in China.

Top Gun: Maverick

25 June 2020

There is no official plot of the movie yet, 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.

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Late 2020

When the official title was unveiled early this year, it suggests that the plot could be an origin story of sorts involving Gru, the Steve Carell-voiced villian who has the franchise since the start in 2010. Gru appeared as a young boy at the end of the first Minions film, suggesting that this will be a continuation and focus on Gru’s rise to power.

The Call of the Wild

Early 2020

Based on the Jack London’s 1903 novel The Call of the Wild and the remake of Twentieth Century Pictures’ 1935 film of the same name. Starring Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford and Colin Woodell, the plot follows a domesticated dog named Buck, which is stolen from his home and sold to freight haulers.

Jungle Cruise

Late 2020

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.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Late 2020

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.


14 May 2020

Centered around foiling a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. It’s an origin story of Scooby-Doo on how he met Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma and formed Mystery Inc. The gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone could have imagined.

Tom and Jerry

Late 2020

Based on the Tom and Jerry cartoon characters and the 1940–1967 theatrical cartoon series created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It is being directed by Tim Story and will star Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Ken Jeong, and Rob Delaney. Like the original shorts, Tom the cat is hired to get rid of Jerry the mouse…

Last but not least, Shaw Theatres will be accepting the new SAFRA E-card in 2020. Simply flash SAFRA’s new e-card in the mSAFRA mobile app to enjoy the special SAFRA deals.


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