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9 school summer holiday movies that you cannot miss


The school holidays are upon us and we've got a host of family-friendly movies to choose from in Cineworld. And whatever movies you choose to enjoy, don't forget to embrace your inner kid this summer, as adults pay kids prices.

Scroll down to discover the essential films with which to entertain the family this summer.

1. The Lion King (on release now)

The school break gets off to a roaring start with the release of Disney's latest remake. The studio's 1994 animated classic is treated to a visually spectacular CGI makeover from director Jon Favreau, with the all-star voice cast including Donald Glover, Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones and Seth Rogen, with Hans Zimmer, Elton John and Tim Rice all returning to pen the music.

Click here to book your tickets for The Lion King.

2. Spider-Man: Far From Home (on release now)

Don't wait for it to be spoiled – there's still time to catch the latest Spider-Man adventure, one that reunites us with Tom Holland's endearing Peter Parker. This time the wall-crawler is paired with Quentin Beck aka Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal), and rest assured there are plenty of surprises as the movie builds towards the reveal of phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Click here to book your tickets for Spider-Man: Far From Home.

3. Toy Story 4 (on release now)

The magic of Toy Story is many-fold – no doubt many of you grew up with Disney-Pixar's triumphant animated series, and for those of you who have kids, Toy Story 4 acts as the perfect big screen introduction to Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen) and the gang. The latest instalment, coming nine years after the previous one, is a nostalgic thrill-ride of laughs and tears that cements Toy Story as one of the great movie franchises of all time.

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4. The Queen's Corgi (on release now)

An all-star British voice cast lend their talents to this madcap tale of Rex, the UK monarch's beloved pooch who ends up becoming separated from the Royal Family. Jack Whitehall, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay and Julie Walters are among those featuring.

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5. Horrible Histories: The Rotten Romans (on release now)

The hit CBBC series has already gained a massive following for its irreverent take on human history, spawning William Shakespeare comedy Bill a few years back. Now those comedy geniuses behind Horrible Histories are back with another movie that pokes fun at our Roman ancestors, including Emperor Nero and his scourge, Celt queen Boudicca.

6. The Angry Birds Movie 2 (on release now)

Back in 2016, gaming app Angry Birds made a successful transition to the big screen, and the sequel is now winging its way towards us. Awkwafina and Sterling K. Brown are among the new A-listers joining familiar faces Peter Dinklage, Danny McBride and Jason Sudeikis.

7. Playmobil (on release now)

No doubt this will bring back fond memories for many of you eighties and nineties kids. The popular children's toy is treated to its own big screen adaptation as Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) is transported into the remarkable world of Playmobil. Daniel Radcliffe is on hand to voice suave British spy Rex Dasher.

8. Uglydolls (on release now)

Another toy brand, another movie spin-off – the unconventional yet loveable kids' companions get their own movie, with a voice cast including Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas and Janelle Monae.

9. Dora and The Lost City of Gold (on release now)

Nickelodeon's popular kids' TV series is both adapted and extended in this live-action family adventure. Isabella Moner is the plucky Dora, joined by Michael Pena as her father and Benicio Del Toro as the voice of Swiper the Fox.

Which movies are you most looking forward to watching this summer? Let us know @Cineworld.