2020 Movie Guide

Notable theatrical releases. Click on the title for the IMDB page. 


July 31

“Summerland” – British indie film starring Gemma Arterton.


Aug. 7

“The Tax Collector” – Crime drama from David Ayer, starring Shia LaBeouf.

Aug. 21

“Mulan” – Disney’s latest live-action remake of an animated favorite. (Moved to Sept. 4 on Disney Plus.)

“The One and Only Ivan” – Another live-action Disney picture, featuring a loaded cast and based on a children’s novel.

“Unhinged” – Thriller starring Russell Crowe.

Aug. 28

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” – The long-awaited third film in the series reunites Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter and William Sadler.

“The New Mutants” – The latest date for the long-delayed, presumably last story on the current “X-Men” timeline.


Sept. 3

“Tenet” – The latest Christopher Nolan sci-fi mindbender.

Sept. 4

“Monster Hunter” – The latest video game adaptation from helmer Paul W.S. Anderson and actress Milla Jovovich. (Moved to April 23.)

“A Quiet Place Part II” – John Krasinski’s silent horror universe expands. (Moved to April 23.)

Sept. 11

“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” – The third proper “Conjuring” film and the eighth overall entry in the Conjuring Cinematic Universe. (Moved to June 4.)

Sept. 18

“Antebellum” – Horror film starring Janelle Monae.

“The King’s Man” – A prequel to the “Kingsman” series. (Moved to Feb. 12.)

“The Nest” – Jude Law thriller.

Sept. 25

“Kajillionaire” – Comedy-drama starring Evan Rachel Wood.


Oct. 9

“Honest Thief” – Liam Neeson thriller.

Oct. 16

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” – Crime drama from writer-director Aaron Sorkin.

Oct. 23

“Connected” – Animated sci-fi comedy.

“The Empty Man” – Supernatural thriller based on a graphic novel.

“Snake Eyes” – The third installment in the “G.I. Joe” film saga. (Moved to Oct. 22, 2021.)

Oct. 30

“Come Play” – Horror film starring Gillian Jacobs.

“Fatale” – Thriller starring Hilary Swank.


Nov. 6

“Black Widow” – The 24th entry in the MCU film series, and the first with a woman going solo in title billing. (Moved to May 7.)

“Let Him Go” – Kevin Costner drama.

Nov. 13

“Clifford the Big Red Dog” – Animated family comedy. (Moved to Nov. 5, 2021.)

“Deep Water” – Thriller starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas. (Moved to Aug. 13, 2021.)

Nov. 20

“No Time to Die” – The fifth and last Daniel Craig James Bond film, co-starring Rami Malek, Ana de Armas and Christoph Waltz. (Moved to April 2.)

“Soul” – Disney animated comedy.

Nov. 25

“The Croods 2” – Sequel to the 2013 animated comedy.

“Happiest Season” – Clea DuVall directs Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis.

“Voyagers” – Sci-fi film starring Colin Farrell.


Dec. 11

“Free Guy” – Sci-fi/action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds.

Dec. 18

“Coming 2 America” – Eddie Murphy’s sequel to his 1988 comedy.

“Death on the Nile” – Agatha Christie adaptation from the same team that made 2017’s “Murder on the Orient Express.”

“Dune” – Epic adaptation of the Frank Herbert novel from Denis Villeneuve.

“West Side Story” – Steven Spielberg adapts the musical for the screen. (Moved to Dec. 10, 2021.)

Dec. 23

“Top Gun: Maverick” – Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer return in the long-anticipated sequel to the 1986 film, with “Mission: Impossible’s” Christopher McQuarrie among the writers. (Moved to July 2.)

Dec. 25

“News of the World” – Tom Hanks-starring Western directed by Paul Greengrass.

“Wonder Woman 1984” – The DC Universe returns with its ninth entry, reuniting the players from the 2017 hit.


Here are more films that formerly had a 2020 release date but have been moved to 2021.

“Candyman” – “Get Out’s” Jordan Peele co-writes the fourth entry in the horror saga. (Undated.)

“The French Dispatch” – The latest from Wes Anderson. (Undated.)

“Respect” – Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson. (Moved to Jan. 15.)

“Stillwater” – Crime drama starring Matt Damon and Abigail Breslin. (Undated.)

“Those Who Wish Me Dead” – The latest neo-Western from writer-director Taylor Sheridan. (Undated.)

“The Witches” – A fantasy-comedy from Robert Zemeckis. (Undated.)