Here's a list of new family movies hitting the big screen in 2022! Time to take note of what you want to watch with the kids this year.
Despite the popularity of streaming services, there is a certain draw about going to the cinema to catch a movie. Perhaps it is the surround sound, total darkness or just being out of the house. If you are looking forward to heading to the cinema, here's a list of family-friendly movies scheduled be released in Singapore in 2022!
If you are not yet on the streaming service bandwagon yet, take a look at a Netflix vs Disney+ comparison.
A treasure hunter named Nathan Drake, a descendant of Sir Francis Drake, believes he has found the location of the legendary El Dorado, the fabled South American golden city. With the help of his mentor and an ambitious journalist, he works to uncover its secrets while surviving on an island filled with pirates and mercenaries. When a mysterious enemy joins the search, it quickly becomes competitive.
Opening on 17 Feb 2022
2. Sumikkogurashi: The Little Wizard In The Blue Moonlight
The Sumikkos go on a camping trip one day. That night, they recall a legend that once every five years - on the night of a large and blue full moon - magical creatures will descend. And indeed, they meet the five legendary wizard brothers - Wan, Tsuu, Surii, Foh, and Faibu - when the wizards arrive on the night of the blue full moon. New adventures await the Sumikkos and their new friends.
Opening on 10 Mar 2022
3. FireheartSixteen-year-old Georgia Nolan dreams of being the world's first-ever female firefighter. When a mysterious arsonist starts burning down Broadway, New York's firemen begin vanishing. Georgia's father, Shawn, is called out of retirement by the Mayor of New York to lead the investigation into the disappearances. Desperate to help her father and save her city, Georgia disguises herself as a young man called "Joe" and joins a small group of misfit firefighters trying to stop the arsonist.
Opening on 10 March
4. The Unbreakable Boy
A young autistic boy has a rare brittle-bone disease. However, what makes him truly unique is his joyous, funny and life-affirming world views that transforms and unites everyone around him.
Opening on 17 Mar 2022
Army Ranger Briggs and Lulu, a Belgian Malinois army dog, buckle up to race down the Pacific Coast in the hopes of making it to a fellow soldier`s funeral on time. Along the chaotic road trip, they drive each other completely crazy, break a small handful of laws, narrowly evade death, and learn that you have to let your guard down if you want to find happiness.
Opening on 17 Mar 2022
6. The Bad Guys
Never have there been five friends as infamous as The Bad Guys—dashing pickpocket Mr. Wolf, seen-it-all safecracker Mr. Snake, chill master-of-disguise Mr. Shark, short-fused “muscle” Mr. Piranha and sharp-tongued expert hacker Ms. Tarantula, aka “Webs.”
But when, after years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, the gang is finally caught, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal (that he has no intention of keeping) to save them all from prison: The Bad Guys will go good.
Under the tutelage of their mentor Professor Marmalade, an arrogant (but adorable!) guinea pig, The Bad Guys set out to fool the world that they’ve been transformed. Along the way, though, Mr. Wolf begins to suspect that doing good for real may give him what he’s always secretly longed for: acceptance. So when a new villain threatens the city, can Mr. Wolf persuade the rest of the gang to become … The Good Guys?
Opening on 17 Mar 2022
7. Around the World in 80 Days
Passepartout is a young and scholarly marmoset who dreams of becoming an explorer. One day, he crosses paths with Phileas, a reckless and greedy frog eager to take on a bet to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days and earn 10 million clams in the process. Seizing the opportunity of a lifetime to explore the world, Passepartout embarks with his new friend on a crazy and exhilarating adventure full of twists and surprises.
Opening on 24 Mar 2022
8. Sonic The Hedgehog 2
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.
A story of friendship and learning about oneself, the movie will be a hit with the little ones (even those who may not have met Sonic before)! To add to the experience, families may also wish to take note of the following meet & greets happening to promote the show.
- 1 Apr (7.30pm): Filmgarde Kallang Leisure Park
- 2 Apr (2pm): Westmall
- 2 Apr (3.30pm): Cathay Cineplex JEM
- 2 Apr (5pm): Cathay Cineplex Cineleisure
- 2 Apr (6.30pm): Shaw Jewel
- 3 Apr (4pm): WE Cinemas
- 9 Apr (2pm): Westmall
- 10 Apr (2pm): Wetmall
Opening on 31 Mar 2022
9. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful and sometimes psychedelic paintings transformed the public`s perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring yet unsung hero as he seeks to unlock the "electrical" mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love he shared with his wife Emily Richardson (Claire Foy).
Opening on 7 Apr 2022
10. The Price of Parenting
Chantal and Christian enjoy a peaceful retirement. Their children Sandrine and Stephane are grown up and have moved away from home, but they do not call their parents as often as before. Suffering from the empty nest syndrome, the couple devised a clever way to make their kids come back home: by winning the lottery. This desperate attempt becomes a dangerous lie.
Opening on 14 Apr 2022
11. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore
Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with the stakes so high, how long can Dumbledore remain on the sidelines?
Opening on 14 Apr 2022
12. Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness
This sequel to 2016`s "Doctor Strange" needs no introductions. Benedict Cumberbatch returning as the titular superhero, with Elizabeth Olsen joining the movie in her role as Wanda Maximoff a.k.a. Scarlet Witch.
Opening on 5 May 2022
13. Even Mice Belong In Heaven
A film about two mortal enemies - a little mouse Whizzy and Whitebelly the fox, who after an unfortunate accident, meet in animal heaven. They lose their natural instincts and become best friends. Their wish to stay together after they return to earth comes true, but they are reborn into opposite roles. Thanks to the power of friendship, they can even overcome what seems to be impossible.
Opening on 12 May 2022
14. DC League Of Super-Pets
Crime doesn`t stop while the superheroes are on vacation! When Superman takes some time off for a holiday, his pet dog Krypto forms the League of Super-Pets to defend the innocent people against unjust crime. As the pets of Superman`s fellow superheroes, they`ve been waiting patiently for their turn in the spotlight. Witness the adventures of crime-fighting critters Krypto the Super-Dog, Streaky the Super-Cat and Ace the Bat-Hound, and the rest of their fighting friends!
Opening on 19 May 2022
15. Blazing Samurai
Hank, a loveable dog with a head full of dreams about becoming a samurai, sets off in search of his destiny. Unfortunately for him, what he finds instead is the strange and unwelcoming town of Kakamucho. There, he sticks out like a sore thumb for he is a dog and everyone else is a... cat! Can he win them over? Can he defeat the dastardly deeds of a narcissistic kitty who plans to take over the town? With a little bit of kitten luck and bowl-full of help from a once great samurai warrior, Jimbo, Hank might just do it.
Opening on 2 Jun 2022
16. Disney & Pixar's Lightyear
Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear,” an original feature film releasing June 2022. The sci-fi action-adventure presents the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear—the hero who inspired the toy—introducing the legendary Space Ranger who would win generations of fans.
Opening on 16 Jun 2022
17. Minions: The Rise of Gru
Growing up in the 1970s, Gru is a fanboy of Vicious 6, a supervillain supergroup led by legendary fighter Wild Knuckles. When the group oust their leader, Gru decides this is his chance to join them. Together with his loyal Minions, Kevin, Stuart, Bob and newcomer Otto, he builds their first lair. He and his Minions also experiment with their first weapons and pull off their first missions. Unfortunately for Gru, he fails to impress Vicious 6 during his interview with them and only succeeds in becoming their mortal enemy instead. Now Gru, realising that even bad guys need help from their friends, has no choice but to turn to an unlikely ally, Wild Knuckles, in order to save himself.
Opening on 30 Jun 2022
18. Thor: Love and Thunder
This follow up to "Thor: Ragnarok" serves as the fourth instalment in the "Thor" saga. It sees Chris Hemsworth returning as Thor, while Natalie Portman reprises her role as Jane Foster and also plays the Mighty Thor.
Opening on 7 Jul 2022
19. Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.
Opening on 15 Sep 2022
20. Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (Part One)
Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar-winning Spider-Verse saga, an epic adventure that will transport Brooklyn`s full-time friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man across the multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face off against a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered before.
Opening on 6 Oct 2022
21. The Flash
A standalone movie that is part of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), it focuses on the superhero speedster The Flash.
Opening on 3 Nov 2022
22. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Marvel Studios` "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" will continue to explore the incomparable world of Wakanda and all of the rich and varied characters introduced in the first film.
Opening on 10 Nov 2022
23. Strange World
This original action-adventure journeys deep into an uncharted and treacherous land where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades, a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest - and by far - most crucial mission.
Opening on 24 Nov 2022
24. Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom
This movie serves as the second instalment of the DCEU`s "Aquaman" franchise, following the first movie released in 2018. Jason Momoa returns in his starring role as the titular superhero.
Opening on 15 Dec 2022
25. Super Mario Bros
In this feature film adaptation of the popular video game, Mario - the most famous Italian game character and plumber - will travel through an underground labyrinth with his brother Luigi to try to save a captured princess.
Opening on 22 Dec 2022