There’s nothing like a school holiday movie marathon, and Event Cinemas has the ultimate line-up. Check out the top kid-friendly flicks to see these holidays, and scroll on for your chance to win a family pass! (Four tickets.)
The Secret Garden (PG)
Mary Lennox is a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents. When they die suddenly, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven at Misselthwaite Manor. Here, Mary begins to uncover many family secrets – including a wondrous garden, locked away and lost within the grounds of Misselthwaite…
Trolls World Tour (G)
A member of hard-rock royalty, Queen Barb, aided by her father King Thrash, wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake, Poppy and Branch, along with their friends, set out to visit all the other lands to unify the Trolls in harmony against Barb, who’s looking to upstage them all.
Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue (G)
When the scheming Duke of Flappington steals a powerful levitation gem from the royal castle and uses its magical powers to raise Barkingburg into the clouds, Skye will need to overcome her biggest fears and lead the team in their biggest aerial rescue yet! Receive a free downloadable Paw Patrol colouring-in sheet when you buy tickets online.
Astro Kid (G)
Following the destruction of their spaceship, ten-year-old William gets separated from his parents while traveling through the galaxy. As his rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet, he befriends the friendly robot Buck and kooky alien Flash. Together they adventure through the wild and mysterious planet, discovering its wildlife and beauty but also the dangers that lie beneath!
Swimming for Gold (G)
When Claire Carpenter’s dad sends her to Australia to coach an elite boys swim team, Claire finds herself face to face with long-time rival Mikayla Michaels, and the news that the camp will close if the team loses the next meet. To save the camp, Claire must overcome a secret fear, put aside her differences with Mikayla and rediscover her passion.
Four Kids and It (PG)
A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes. Starring Michael Caine, Paula Patton, Russell Brand, Matthew Goode, Ashley Aufderheide
Cats and Dogs 3: Paws Unite (G)
It’s been 10 years since the creation of the Great Truce, an elaborate joint-species surveillance system designed and monitored by cats and dogs to keep the peace when conflicts arise. But when a tech-savvy villain hacks into wireless networks to use frequencies only heard by cats and dogs, he manipulates them into conflict, and the worldwide battle between cats and dogs is BACK ON. Now, a team of inexperienced and untested agents will have to use their old-school animal instincts to restore order and peace between cats and dogs everywhere.
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (PG) – screening for a limited time
After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader and try to fend off the Imperial fleet. Darth Vader is adamant about turning Luke Skywalker to the dark side. Will he succeed?
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG) – screening for a limited time
An alien is left behind on earth and is saved by young Elliot, who decides to keep him hidden. While the task force hunts for it, Elliot and his siblings form an emotional bond with their new friend. Don’t miss this retro screening of Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi family classic about a suburban boy’s journey to help his new extraterrestrial friend return to his home planet.
Look out for the Family Saver Sessions these school holidays and book now at www.eventcinemas.com.au.
WIN // haven has teamed up with Event Cinemas to give away 3 x family passes (2 adults + 2 children) so you can take the family to the cinemas these school holidays. Entries close Sunday September 27 at midnight, and only the winners will be notified by Monday morning. Please note winning tickets can be collected in Mermaid Beach or sent via Australia Post. Good luck!
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