10 MUST SEE Movies Before Christmas!

Fancy a festive comedy like 'Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey?' or want to get stuck into the latest Disney animation? Then round up the kids and head down to the cinema this Christmas as we've sniffed out the best family films to hit the big screen over the holidays.

Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Release: 12 December  

Peter Pan's right hand woman is back on the silver screen in the sixth instalment the Disney Fairies series. Tinkerbell has her concerns when fawn, the animation surrounds an animal fairy named fawn who befriends an huge creature known as Neverbeast. 


Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey?  

Release: 14 November  

Our comedy favourites Marc Wooton and Catherine Tate unite for the third instalment of this festive British series. Martin Clunes join the cast as new teacher Mr Shepard whose wedding plans to his fiancee Sophie (Catherine Tate) are under threat after a bout of amnesia. You can guarantee comical kids and missing donkeys!


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Release: 20 November 

Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in this fantasy series based on the popular Suzanne Collins novel. Katniss finds herself in District 13 after defeating the games and the struggles she faces now that the nation look up to her as a leader of a revolution.



Release: 28 November 

Britain's most loveable bear takes to the big screen for the first time ever in this live-action film which sees Ben Whishaw voice the computer animated character who will star alongside a cast of well-known english actors. Sally Hawkins and Hugh Bonneville star as Paddington's kind owners after he travels from Peru to begin his new life in London. 


Get Santa 

Release: 5 December 

Now imagine this...Father Christmas landing in your back garden and it's your job to help him back to Lapland or risk ruining Christmas.  Jim Broadbent takes on the role of Santa in this family fun film which shows the Brits are leading festive movie season this year.

Penguins of Madagascar 

Release: 5 Dec 

The secret life of penguins are revealed in this Madagascar spin-off which sees the much-loved colony star as secret agents! Expect a globe-trotting plot and lots of laughs as Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich are among the stars to lend their voices for the characters. 


The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies 

Release: 17 December 

A few hours may be a bit much to ask but it will all be worth it for this final epic instalment of the fantasy series based on J R R Tolkien's classic novels. It's reported the final battle alone will be 45 minutes long, but don't let this put you off as it's sure to serve up plenty of action.


Release: 26 December 

Quvenzhane Wallis stars as a streetwise orphan in this modern-day reworking of the classic musical. The Oscar-nominee stars as the bright little girl who manages to win over the heart of grumpy mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) but yearns to find her real parents. Meanwhile Cameron Diaz makes a shocking transformation as Annie's evil foster parent Miss Hannigan.  

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 

Release: 19 December 

Ben Stiller returns for a wild adventure-filled Night At the Museum as all the ancient artifacts come to life once again. The late Robin Williams also stars.

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