Five movies to see this summer

Your school holidays movie guide.

There’s nothing better than fresh popcorn and a movie on a hot summer’s day.

Check out these films coming to cinemas in December and January.

RACQ members and Free2Go participants can get a movie eVoucher and small popcorn deal for $12*. 

The Croods: A New age

Prehistoric family the Croods set off in search of a safer place to call home. When they discover an idyllic walled-in paradise that meets all their needs, they think their problems are solved but another family, the Bettermans, already live there. Despite their differences the families must work together to defeat a threat to their new home.

Release date: 26 December

Cast: Nicholas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Kat Dennings, Emma Stone


Minna’s life is turned upside down when her dad’s new fiancée Helena and her daughter Jenny move in. One night, Minna discovers a world behind her and finds out how to manipulate Jenny’s dreams. But interfering with people’s dreams has dire consequences and when Minna goes too far one night, Jenny can’t wake up anymore. Minna must enter the dream world one final time to face the dreams she has created in order to save Jenny and her new family.

Release date: 31 December

Cast: Rasmus Botoft, Martin Buch, Mia Lerdam, Caroline Vedel, Ditte Hansen

Wonder Woman 1984

The sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman, finds Diana Prince working in the USA at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in 1984. She reunites with love interest Steve Taylor to fight two new foes: rogue businessman Maxwell Lord and archaeologist-turned-wildcat Cheetah.

Release date: 26 December

Cast: Kristen Wiig, Robin Wright, Gal Gadot, Pedro Pascal, Connie Nielsen, Chris Pine

Dragon Rider

A young silver dragon teams up with a mountain spirit and an orphaned boy on a journey through the Himalayas in search for the Rim of Heaven, a mysterious haven for dragons. The unlikely trio must learn to work together to avoid being hunted by an evil dragon-eating monster created the aim of tracking down and destroying every dragon on Earth.

Release date: 1 January 

Cast: Felicity Jones, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patrick Stewart, Freddie Highmore, Meera Syal

Penguin Bloom

Sam Bloom is left paralysed after a near-fatal fall while on holidays in Thailand and struggles to adjust to her new life back home in Australia. One day Sam’s son brings home an injured magpie named Penguin who helps Sam on her own journey to recovery.

Release date: 21 January

Cast: Andrew Loncoln, Naomi Watts, Jacki Weaver


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