Cinema Releases 20 December 2019 – Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Cinema Release Dates

Is anyone really ready for another Star Wars movie? Well ready or not Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is set to dominate cinemas this Christmas. There’s one other release the musical Cats but I think you may want to see the trailer before heading to the cinema for that one.

Let’s take a look at those movie trailers, so without further ado here are the cinema releases 20 December 2019 for the UK & USA.

What’s On – Cinema Releases 20 December 2019

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Sci-fi Adventure)

Released 20th December 2019 UK/USA (12A/PG-13) 142 Mins

J.J Abrams takes the helm on this the latest Star Wars instalment, but will that be enough to turn The Rise Of Skywalker into an audience success?

Cats (Musical)

Released 20th December 2019 UK/USA (U/PG) 110 Mins

  • Distributor: Universal Pictures
  • Directed by Tom Hooper
  • Starring James Corden; Judi Dench; Jason Derulo; Idris Elba; Jennifer Hudson; Ian McKellen; Taylor Swift; Rebel Wilson; Francesca Hayward; Ray Winstone

Recent/Upcoming Blu-ray/DVD Releases

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Final Thought – Cinema Releases 20 December 2019 – & Box Office

Anything with J.J. Abrams name attached to it tends to mean a poor to mediocre story and flashy special effects to cover it. Personally I hope Disney retire the Star Wars franchise until Hollywood can find some talented writers, producers and directors. I won’t hold my breath.

Looking at the Cats trailer sees another bizarre looking movie and clearly one not aim at me fortunately so I think I’ll pass on that one.

Meanwhile Jumanji: The Next Level impresses at the box office in both the UK & US taking £9m and $59.2m respectively. Maybe there will be a third film!

Top 10 Box Office Films

USA Box Office (13 December 2019)

1NewJumanji: The Next LevelSony Pictures$59,251,543
2(1)Frozen IIWalt Disney$19,072,948
3(2)Knives OutLionsgate$9,138,699
4NewRichard JewellWarner Bros$4,680,124
5NewBlack ChristmasUniversal$4,240,245
6(3)Ford v. Ferrari20th Century$4,080,749
7(4)Queen & SlimUniversal$3,583,680
8(5)A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodSony Pictures$3,276,920
9(6)Dark WatersFocus Feature$1,897,650
10(7)21 BridgesSTX Entertainment$1,183,802

UK Box Office (13 December 2019)

1NewJumanji: The Next LevelSony Pictures£9,464,661
2(1)Frozen 2Disney£3,196,708
3(3)Last ChristmasUniversal£1,288,646
4(2)Knives OutLionsgate£1,257,974
5NewBlack ChristmasUniversal£283,507
6(5)Blue StoryParamount£230,644
7NewThe Nutcracker - Bolshoi Ballet 2019Trafalgar£187,697
8(6)Le Mans '66Disney£130,075
9NewJak Poslubic MilioneraMagnetes£104,544
10(-)Home Alone (Re: 2018)Park Circus£88,011

UK Blu-ray/DVD Charts

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood enters the UK Bluray charts at number one. Other new releases include The Exorcist 3 (Arrow Films), A Fistful Of Dynamite (Eureka) & Christmas Evil (88 Films).

You can find all the new releases in the Blu-ray charts below.

Blu-ray Charts (15 December 2019)

PosLWFilmBuy FromDistributor
1NewOnce Upon A Time In HollywoodSony Pictures
2(1)Games Of Thrones - Complete 8th SeasonWarner Bros
3(2)Fast & Furious - Hobbs & ShawUniversal Pictures
4(3)Spider-Man Far From HomeSony Pictures
5(4)The Lion KingWalt Disney
6(6)Toy Story 4Walt Disney
7(5)Avengers - EndgameMarvel Films
8(13)Seven Worlds One PlanetBBC
9(11)RocketmanParamount Pictures
10(9)John Wick - Chapter 3 - ParabellumLionsgate
11(7)Captain Marvel (2019)Marvel Films
12(14)Star Wars - The Last JediWalt Disney
13NewThe Exorcist 3Arrow Films
14(12)AladdinWalt Disney
15(17)X-Men - Dark Phoenix20th Century Fox
16(16)YesterdayUniversal Pictures
17(18)Godzillz - King Of The MonstersWarner Bros
18(20)Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)20th Century Fox
19(19)ChernobylAcorn Media
20(24)Jumanji: Welcome To The JungleSony Pictures
21(22)Pokemon - Detective PikachuWarner Bros
22(21)Solo - A Stars Wars StoryWalt Disney
23(15)Men In Black - InternationalSony Pictures
24NewFear And Loathing In Las Vegas/For NoArrow Films
25NewA Fistful Of DynamiteEureka Entertainment
26(25)ShazamWarner Bros
27(29)Apollo 11Dogwoof
28NewDora And The Lost City Of GoldParamount
29(10)Games Of Thrones - Complete SeriesWarner Bros
30(31)Mary Poppins ReturnsWalt Disney
32NewDragon Ball Super - Pt 9Manga Entertainment
44NewBlinded By The LightUniversal Pictures
46NewThe Amazing Mr BlundenSecond Sight
64NewMiracles - The Canton Godfather88 Films
74NewChristmas Evil88 Films
99NewNow VoyagerSony Pictures

DVD Charts (15 December 2019)

PosLWFilmBuy FromDistributor
1(3)The Lion KingWalt Disney
2(1)Fast & Furious - Hobbs & ShawUniversal Pictures
3NewOnce Upon A Time In HollywoodSony Pictures
4(4)Toy Story 4Walt Disney
5(2)Games Of Thrones - Complete 8th SeasonWarner Bros
6(6)AladdinWalt Disney
7(5)RocketmanParamount Pictures
8(7)Spider-Man - Far From HomeSony Pictures
9(8)YesterdayUniversal Pictures
10NewDora And The Lost City Of GoldParamount
11(10)Bohemian Rhapsody20th Century Fox
12(12)Mary Poppins ReturnsWalt Disney
13(9)The GrinchUniversal Pictures
14NewBlinded By The LightUniversal Pictures
15(17)ElfWarner Bros
16(16)Avengers - EndgameMarvel Films
17(13)The Secret Life Of Pets 2Universal Pictures
18(14)Home Alone/Home Alone 2 - Lost In New20th Century Fox
19(18)Dumbo (2019)Walt Disney
20(20)Fisherman's FriendsEIV
21(19)The Crown - Season 1 & 2Sony Pictures
22(26)Home Alone 1-420th Century Fox
23NewHow To Train Your Dragon - HomecomingDreamworks Animations
24(22)The GrinchUniversal Pictures
25(11)The Angry Birds Movie 2Sony Pictures
26(40)Strictly Come Dancing - Anton's TrulyBBC
27(21)Men In Black - InternationalSony Pictures
28(25)John Wick - Chapter 3 - ParabellumLionsgate
29(27)Mrs Brown's Boys - Christmas CorkersUniversal Pictures
30(28)The Polar ExpressWarner Bros
33NewFamily Guy - Season 1920th Century Fox
55NewUglydollsSony Pictures
95NewThe Orville - The Complete Second Season20th Century Fox
99NewMystify - Michael HutchenceDogwoof

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Final Thought

That concludes our look at all of the new releases appearing in a cinema near you this weekend. Please let us know what film you went to see either in the comments section below or over on our social media. Twitter or Facebook are the best ways to contact us.

Merry Christmas from everyone at Popcorn Cinema Show!