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20 Dec

Family Fun Films

Family Fun Films

With so many quality family films opening this holiday season, there are few better places to keep the kids entertained then Palace Cinemas.


Screening from December 14

To kick-off the festive fun is Ferdinand! Ferdinand tells the story of a loveable bull who after escaping from a training camp is adopted by a young girl, but Ferdinand’s peaceful existence comes crashing down when the authorities try to return him to his former captors. With a voice cast of Hollywood heavyweights including John Cena (Daddy’s Home 2), Bobby Cannavale (Ant-Man) and Kate McKinnon (Ghost Busters), this bright and loveable film gives you the perfect combination of sweetness and strength.

Pair this with: A box of our delicious olive-oil popped popcorn and a thirst-quenching soft drink


Paddington 2
Screening from December 21

For those who loved Paddington growing up and are feeling a little nostalgic or if you would like to introduce the adorable British bear to your children, add Paddington 2 to your must-see list. Following on from the 2015 smash hit, this film sees Paddington happily settled in with the Brown family, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. When something is stolen from the local bookshop though, its up to Paddington and the Brown’s to unmask the thief. With an outstanding cast of legends including Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins and Julie Walters, Paddington 2 certainly matches up to its original and offers the same fantastical fun for all the family to enjoy.

Pair this with: A creamy Connoisseur hand-made choc top

Screening from December 26

Pixar’s newest masterpiece. Despite his families baffling ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol. Desperate to prove his talents, Miguel find himself is the Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events where he sets off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind his family history. With Mexican flair and beautiful imagery, Coco is a crowd pleaser and will go down as one of Pixar’s best.

Pair this with: a cup of our assorted lollies..delicious!


Participating Cinemas: Palace Balwyn, Palace Dendy Brighton, Palace Wesgarth, Palace Norton Street, Palace Barracks

Tickets for our family films are now on sale and can be purchased at www.palacecinemas.com.au.
Check out our family friendly deals – discounted tickets and special movie club rates for the entire family.