Top 5 Boxing Day Movies

Boxing Day is a great day for relaxing and taking some time out after the hectic Christmas period. If you want to escape the heat, heading to the cinema could be a nice cool change of scenery. These family-friendly picks are perfect if you're taking the grandkids along - but can also be enjoyed with friends or solo! 

Annie
A remake of the classic tale of an orphan kid who is taken in by a wealthy mayoral candidate, Annie boasts an all-star cast including Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. Premiering on December 19th, Annie is filled with toe-tapping tunes and a heartfelt story. 

Into The Woods
Based on the award winning Broadway musical, Into the Woods is set in an alternate world of various Grimm fairy tales. Starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Johnny Depp and Anna Kendrick, the film intertwines various plots of our favourite fairy-tales (such as Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Rapunzel) and explores the consequences of the characters wishes and quests. The movie will be released on Christmas Day. 

Night at the Museum - Secret of the Tomb 
The third instalment of the 'Night at the Museum' series, sees Larry embark on a journey to London after hearing that the museum's magic is disappearing. Larry sets out on an epic quest, uniting with old favourites and new characters to save his friends one last time.

Paddington
A young bear makes his way to London in search of a new home after a fatal earthquake destroys his previous home in Peru. The bear, named 'Paddington' finds shelter with a family and begins to settle down into urban living - however a taxidermist (played by Nicole Kidman) has designs on Paddington's rare, Peruvian hide. 


The Hobbit - The Battle of the Five Armies 
Having reclaimed Erebor and a vast treasure from the dragon Smaug, Thorin Oakenshield sacrifices friendship and honor in his search for the Arkenstone, despite Smaug's fiery wrath and Bilbo's desperate attempts to make him see reason. The third and final installment of The Hobbit film triology, this movie is predicted to be the best-seller of the summer season and is released on Boxing Day.