For our movie fans, we bring you a list of movies that are a-must-watch this year. With a bunch of movies to choose from Comedy, Action, Thriller, Adventure and abit of Horror, we have picked 10 that we think must top your list.
Even though 2019 movies were not that solid, fans got to enjoy hot releases like Hobbs & Shaw, Avengers: Endgame, The Joker, John Wick 3 and The Irishman to name a few.
This year’s list is a must for everyone with much-awaited movies like Fast & Furious 9, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’ Bad Boys For Life and James Bond’s No Time to Die.
Here are 10 Movies you have to watch in cinemas this year:
Bad Boys For Life
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return to reprise their roles as Detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett.
The movie is directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah and will also star Joe Pantoliano, Theresa Randle, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig and Charles Melton.
The new installment centers on the Miami PD and its elite AMMO team’s attempt to take down Armando Armas, head of a drug cartel. Armando is a cold-blooded killer with a vicious, taunting nature. He is committed to the work of the cartel and is dispatched by his mother to kill Mike Lowery. Paola Nuñez will take on the role of Rita, the tough and funny criminal psychologist who is the newly appointed head of AMMO and Mike’s former girlfriend… the one who got away.
Release Date: 24 January 2020
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, DJ Khaled, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig & more
Fast & Furious 9
We’re all anticipating the ninth installment of Fast & Furious, which will now include John Cena who joins the A-list cast.
Fast and Furious 9 release was pushed to 22 May 2020, after April 2019 cancellation – also opened way for the first spin-off in the series, Hobbs & Shaw which released last year.
Justin Lin will continue his duties as the director of the film, while Dan Casey will write the screenplay.
The movie will feature the return of Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz, Jordana Brewster as Mia Toretto, Tyrese Gibson as Roman Pierce, Ludacris as Tej Parker, Enrique Guzman as Simon Toretto, Nathalie Emmanuel as Ramsey, Helen Mirren as Magdalene Shaw and Charlize Theron as Cipher.
Release Date: 22 May 2020
Genre: Action, Adventure
Starring: Vin Diesel, John Cena, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Finn Cole, Michael Rooker
Godzilla vs. Kong
Godzilla vs. Kong is a follow-up to both King of the Monsters and Kong: Skull Island. Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, and Zhang Ziyi will all reprise their roles from King of the Monsters. Some of the new cast members include Julian Dennison, Brian Tyree Henry, Jessica Henwick, Demián Bichir, and Rebecca Hall.
Release Date: 20 November 2020
Genre: Action, Adventure
Starring: Julian Dennison, Brian Tyree Henry, Danai Gurira, Kyle Chandler, Ziyi Zhang, Millie Bobby Brown, Demian Bichir, Rebecca Hall, Jessica Henwick
Coming 2 America
The “Coming to America” sequel is being written as a vehicle for Eddie Murphy’s Prince Akeem of the fictional country of Zamunda to return. The movie will be directed by Craig Brewer. Tracy Morgan and South Africa’s very own Nomzamo Mbatha has joined the cast of ‘Coming 2 America’ which continues from 1988 comedy.
Garcelle Beauvais also comes to join the cast for the sequel.
Release Date: 07 August 2020
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Wesley Snipes, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, James Earl Jones, Tracy Morgan, Garcelle Beauvais, Nomzamo Mbatha
The King’s Man
The upcoming sequel follows a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds as they gather to plot a war to wipe out millions. Now, one man must race against time to stop them. Along the way, viewers can discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in director Matthew Vaughn’s latest entry, The King’s Man.
Ralph Fiennes stars in the upcoming prequel alongside Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, with Djimon Hounsou, and Charles Dance.
Release Date: 18 September 2020
Starring: Harris Dickinson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Brühl, Rhys Ifans, Gemma Arterton, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ralph Fiennes
A Quiet Place: Part II
Paramount Pictures brings the highly-anticipated sci-fi horror sequel A Quiet Place: Part II, featuring Emily Blunt’s Evelyn as she now leads the family following the death of her husband Lee.
In A Quiet Place: Part II, following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Emily Blunt returns alongside cast members Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds.
Release Date: 27 March 2020
Starring: Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Djimon Hounsou, Cillian Murphy
Those who enjoy watching a Michael B. Jordan or Jamie Foxx movie anytime, are definitely going to love this one.
Just Mercy, a drama film that stars both Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx. The film is adapted from defense attorney Bryan Stevenson’s (played by Jordan) memoir Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, focused on the case of Walter McMillian (played by Foxx).
The story follows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Stevenson (Jordan) as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free. The true story is one of redemption, passion, and mercy set against a backdrop of a corrupt judicial system which favors the death penalty and targets the poor.
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, the film also stars Brie Larson and Tim Blake Nelson.
Just Mercy got a limited release on 25 December 2019 at selected cinemas and will get a wide on 10 January 2020, and will release in South Africa on 21 February 2020.
Release Date: 21 February 2020
Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Tim Blake Nelson
No Time to Die
No Time to Die is the 25th film in the James Bond series and is produced by Eon Productions, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and features Daniel Craig in his fifth performance as James Bond.
The cast includes Ralph Fiennes as M, Lea Seydoux, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny, Ben Whishaw as A, with Rory Kinnear as Tanner and Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter, Dali Benssalah, Billy Magnussen, Ana De Arma, David Dencik, Lashana Lynch and Rami Malek.
In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Release Date: 03 April 2020
Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Jeffrey Wright & more
Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, Amazon-jungle expedition starring Dwayne Johnson as the charismatic riverboat captain and Emily Blunt as a determined explorer on a research mission. Also starring in the film are Edgar Ramirez, Jack Whitehall, with Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti.
Release Date: 24 July 2020
Genre: Family, Adventure
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Edgar Ramirez, Jesse Plemons, Paul Giamatti
Wonder Woman 1984
Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah. As previously announced, the film stars Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Kristen Wiig in the role of the Super-Villain The Cheetah, as well as Pedro Pascal. Chris Pine also returns as Steve Trevor.
Release Date: 05 June 2020
Genre: Action, Adventure
Starring: Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascalv, Chris Pine, Natasha Rothwell
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