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Trend barometer: Cinema Highlights

 

Mr and Mrs Swiss go to the cinema just under twice a year – Mrs Swiss a little more often than Mr Swiss; and when they do go together, the decision is made – logically – by Mrs Swiss. But which of the two films do they decide to watch? Even though we’re cinephile marketing pros with a heart for commerce, we don’t know either. But our experience lets us guess well ahead of time which fantasy film will set teenagers screaming,

 

 



Arthouse

Stürm: Bis wir tot sind oder frei

DirectorOliver Rihs
CastJoel Basman, Jella Haase, Anatole Taubman
GenreCrime
DistributorAscot-Elite Entertainment Group
DescriptionLawyer Barbara Hug wants to use the popularity of the "Jailbreak King" Walter Stürm to reform the Swiss penal system. When the two meet, an unlikely alliance is formed against the conflicting background of state repression and personal freedom. more
Release dateD-CH: 14.01.21, F-CH: N/A , I-CH: N/A


Family

Onward (3D)

DirectorDan Scanlon
CastChris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionElf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot live in a world of magical, mythical creatures. But as technology encroaches more and more, the teenagers set off to find out if there is any magic left in the world. Pixar movie with Chris Pratt and Tom Holland more
Release dateD-CH: 05.03.20, F-CH: 04.03.20, I-CH: 26.08.20, FR: 04.03.2020

Trolls World Tour (3D)

DirectorWalt Dohrn
CastAnna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake
GenreAnimation
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionQueen Barb, the queen of hard rock, wants to wipe out all other musical styles in favour of rock. Poppy and Branch set out to try to put a stop to this. Their mission: to unite all the trolls in order to overthrow Queen Barb. more
Release dateD-CH: 23.04.20, F-CH: 14.10.20, I-CH: 23.04.20, IT: 15.06.2020


Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13

DirectorDennis Gansel
CastHenning Baum, Solomon Gordon, Milan Peschel
GenreAdventure
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionAfter their big adventure, Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver have returned to Morrowland. Meanwhile, the Wild 13 have learned that Mrs Grindtooth has been defeated and vows revenge. Film adaptation sequel based on the novel by Michael Ende. more
Release dateD-CH: 08.10.20, F-CH: N/A , I-CH: N/A, DE: 01.10.2020

Lord and Miller Connected

DirectorMichael Rianda, Jeff Rowe
Cast
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe Mitchells are a dysfunctional but loving family whose road trip is interrupted by a tech uprising: all round the world, electronic devices like phones and self-driving cars are beginning to turn on humanity. Can the Mitchells save the world? more
Release dateD-CH: 22.10.20, F-CH: 14.10.20, I-CH: 22.10.20, GB: 09.10.2020


Soul

DirectorPete Docter
Cast
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe creators of the awesome Oscar winner "Inside Out" by Disney/Pixar invite you on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms. On the way there are answers to some of life's most important questions. more
Release dateD-CH: 26.11.20, F-CH: 25.11.20, I-CH: 17.12.20, US: 20.11.2020

The Croods 2 (3D)

DirectorJoel Crawford
CastEmma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Leslie Mann
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionWith "The Croods", DreamWorks landed an outright animated movie hit. Now the likeable Stone Age family, featuring the stubborn and stern patriarch Grug and his rebellious teenage daughter Eep, return to face new challenges. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.12.20, F-CH: 02.12.20, I-CH: 23.12.20, DE: 17.12.2020


Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

DirectorWill Gluck
CastDomhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, James Corden
GenreAnimation, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionEven though he is now part of a happy makeshift family, Peter Rabbit is unable to shake off his reputation as a mischief-maker. When he embarks on an adventure outside the garden, Peter has to ask himself what kind of bunny he wants to be. more
Release dateD-CH: 21.01.21, F-CH: 10.02.21, I-CH: 14.01.21, GB: 11.12.2020

Tom & Jerry

DirectorTim Story
CastChloë Grace Moretz, Michael Pena, Ken Jeong
GenreFamily, Animation, Comedy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionJerry the mouse is not at all happy when a new family moves into the house whose walls he has been living in for years. When the family brings in Tom the cat to get rid of the little rodent, a legendary game of cat-and-mouse begins. more
Release dateD-CH: 18.03.21, F-CH: 03.03.21, I-CH: 01.04.21, US: 23.12.2020


Raya and the Last Dragon

DirectorPaul Briggs, Dean Wellins
CastAwkwafina, Cassie Steele
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionRaya, a warrior, gathers a group of outsiders to join her in a search to find Sisu, the last dragon in the world. According to legend, the kingdom of Kumandra can only come to rest with his help. Animated film from Disney. more
Release dateD-CH: 11.03.21, F-CH: 31.03.21, I-CH: 11.03.21, US: 25.11.2020

The Boss Baby 2

DirectorTom McGrath
CastAlec Baldwin, James McGrath
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe first Boss Baby movie was a big hit and was nominated for an Oscar in the "Best Animated Film" category. The baby is set to return in 2021. As in the original version, the little suit-wearer is once again voiced by Alec Baldwin. more
Release dateD-CH: 25.03.21, F-CH: 24.03.21, I-CH: 25.03.21, FR: 24.03.2021


Untitled Spirit Riding Free Film

DirectorElaine Bogan, Ennio Torresan
Cast
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Family, Western
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionFollowing the thrilling animated film "Spirit – Stallion of the Cimarron" and the well-known TV series "Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales", DreamWorks Animation brings back the popular horse to the big screen in some new adventures. more
Release dateD-CH: 13.05.21, F-CH: 04.08.21, I-CH: 07.05.21, US: 14.05.2021

Cruella

DirectorCraig Gillespie
CastEmma Stone, Emma Thompson
GenreComedy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionIn this feature-length live-action prequel to "101 Dalmatians", Oscar winner Emma Stone ("La La Land") plays Cruella de Vil in her younger years, before she fell in love with puppy dogs and their coats and became a villain. more
Release dateD-CH: 27.05.21, F-CH: 26.05.21, I-CH: 26.05.21, US: 28.05.2021


Vivo (3D)

DirectorKirk De Micco, Brandon Jeffords
Cast
GenreAnimation, Comedy, Family
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionA little capuchin monkey with a great passion for music and a thirst for adventure embarks on a dangerous journey from Havana to Miami, where his destiny is fulfilled. Animated film with music by "Moana" composer Lin-Manuel Miranda. more
Release dateD-CH: 03.06.21, F-CH: 21.07.21, I-CH: 03.06.21, US: 06.11.2020

Minions: The Rise of Gru (3D)

DirectorBrad Ableson, Kyle Balda
CastJames Murray, Pierre Coffin
GenreAnimation, Comedy, Family
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionFollowing on from the utter mayhem they created in "Despicable Me 3", the Minions make a welcome return to cinema screens in their second solo movie outing. Lots more laughs to look forward to from the clumsy yellow creatures. more
Release dateD-CH: 01.07.21, F-CH: 07.07.21, I-CH: 19.08.21, US: 02.07.2021


Jungle Cruise

DirectorJaume Collet-Serra
CastDwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jesse Plemons
GenreAdventure, Family, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionLike "Pirates of the Caribbean", Jungle Cruise is also based on a popular Disneyland theme park attraction. This is the story of a river boat in a jungle full of dangerous animals. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. more
Release dateD-CH: 29.07.21, F-CH: 28.07.21, I-CH: 11.08.21, US: 30.07.2021

Hotel Transylvania 4

Director
CastAdam Sandler
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionAfter all the fun of the high seas in "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" the latest adventure for Drac, Mavis and all their friends is already about to kick off. The role of Drac is once again voiced by Adam Sandler. more
Release dateD-CH: 05.08.21, F-CH: 04.08.21, I-CH: 02.09.21, US: 06.08.2021


Sing 2 (3D)

DirectorGarth Jennings
Cast
GenreAnimation, Comedy, Family, Music
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionIllumination, the studio behind the "Despicable Me" movies, landed a hit with "Sing", which featured singing animals and plenty of great music. The sequel is jam-packed with amazing music and hilarious goings-on too, of course. more
Release dateD-CH: 23.12.21, F-CH: 22.12.21, I-CH: 16.12.21, US: 02.07.2021

Untitled Sesame Street Film

DirectorJonathan Krisel
CastAnne Hathaway, Bo Burnham
GenreComedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 13.01.22, F-CH: N/A, I-CH: 13.01.22, US: 14.01.2022




Women

Platzspitzbaby

DirectorPierre Monnard
CastLuna Mwezi, Sarah Spale, Anouk Petri
GenreDrama
DistributorAscot-Elite Entertainment Group
Description1995: When Zurich's open drug scene disappears, 11-year-old Mia and her mother move to the Zürcher Oberland. To escape her mother's addiction, Mia often hides in a fantasy world where she joins a children's gang that slowly becomes her surrogate family. more
Release dateD-CH: 16.01.20, F-CH: 19.08.20, I-CH: 23.01.20

After We Collided

DirectorRoger Kumble
CastJosephine Langford, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Selma Blair
GenreRomance, Drama
DistributorPraesens-Film AG
DescriptionSequel to the sexy hit movie "After Passion": after the stormy start to their romance Tessa almost believes that her relationship with Hardin could work out. But then she learns something about his past and begins to question everything. more
Release dateD-CH: 03.09.20, F-CH: 14.10.20 , I-CH: N/A, IT: 02.09.2020


Wonder Woman 1984 (3D)

DirectorPatty Jenkins
CastGal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionUnder the direction of Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot again takes on the role of Wonder Woman and has to deal with the female villain Cheetah (Kristen Wiig). This time the action takes place in the 80s, at the time of the Cold War. more
Release dateD-CH: 01.10.20, F-CH: 30.09.20, I-CH: 01.10.20, IT: 01.10.2020

West Side Story

DirectorSteven Spielberg
CastAnsel Elgort, Rita Moreno, Maddie Ziegler
GenreMusical
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionRemake of the legendary musical. When Tony and Maria meet, it's love at first sight. But it cannot be, because the two belong to different street gangs who are at war with each other. Directed by Steven Spielberg, with Ansel Elgort. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.12.20, F-CH: 16.12.20, I-CH: 28.01.21, FR: 16.12.2020


355

DirectorSimon Kinberg
CastJessica Chastain, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong'o
GenreAction, Thriller
DistributorAscot-Elite Entertainment Group
DescriptionFemale agents from different espionage backgrounds form a team. Together they set out to prevent a sinister organisation from plunging the world into chaos. Stars Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger, Penélope Cruz and Lupita Nyong’o. more
Release dateD-CH: 21.01.21, F-CH: 13.01.21 , I-CH: N/A, US: 15.01.2021

Kurt

DirectorTil Schweiger
CastTil Schweiger, Franziska Machens, Heiner Lauterbach
GenreComedy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionAfter their separation, Jana and Kurt decide to share custody of their son, who is also called Kurt. The boy's father even moves close to his ex to make life a little bit easier for his young son. But then tragedy ensues. more
Release dateD-CH: 21.01.21, F-CH: N/A , I-CH: N/A


Cinderella

DirectorKay Cannon
CastCharlotte Spencer, Pierce Brosnan, Minnie Driver
GenreComedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionComedy based on the traditional Cinderella story and reinterpreted in a modern musical version. Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, Pierce Brosnan and Idina Menzel play the star roles in this fairy-tale-inspired film directed by Kay Cannon. more
Release dateD-CH: 11.02.21, F-CH: 17.02.21, I-CH: 04.02.21, US: 05.02.2021


Youth: 16-29

The King's Man

DirectorMatthew Vaughn
CastRalph Fiennes, Harris Dickinson, Gemma Arterton
GenreAction
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe British agents from the secret organisation "Kingsman" are guardians of law and order in the world. The first two films made spectacular viewing on the big screen. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, the agents are now back for another outing. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.09.20, F-CH: 16.09.20, I-CH: 17.09.20, GB: 16.09.2020

Wonder Woman 1984 (3D)

DirectorPatty Jenkins
CastGal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionUnder the direction of Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot again takes on the role of Wonder Woman and has to deal with the female villain Cheetah (Kristen Wiig). This time the action takes place in the 80s, at the time of the Cold War. more
Release dateD-CH: 01.10.20, F-CH: 30.09.20, I-CH: 01.10.20, IT: 01.10.2020


Black Widow (3D)

DirectorCate Shortland
CastScarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionIn the 24th Marvel Cinematic Universe film, director Cate Shortland tells the story of Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), before she decides to join the Avengers. Also starring Rachel Weisz and Florence Pugh. more
Release dateD-CH: 29.10.20, F-CH: 28.10.20, I-CH: 28.10.20, GB: 28.10.2020

Mortal Kombat

DirectorSimon McQuoid
CastJessica McNamee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Lewis Tan
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 14.01.21, F-CH: 17.02.21, I-CH: 21.01.21, DE: 14.01.2021


Eternals

DirectorChloé Zhao
CastRichard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan
GenreAction, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionMarvel Studios bring the saga of the Eternals to the big screen. This race of immortal beings, created by genetic manipulation millions of years ago, travel to Earth to protect humanity from the Deviants. Starring Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden. more
Release dateD-CH: 11.02.21, F-CH: 10.02.21, I-CH: 10.02.21, FR: 10.02.2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

DirectorJason Reitman
CastMckenna Grace, Bokeem Woodbine, Carrie Coon
GenreComedy, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionIn the summer of 2020, the ghostbusters will be back on the hunt for spirits. Directed by Jason Reitman ("Juno"), son of original "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman, and starring Finn Wolfhard ("Stranger Things") and Paul Rudd ("Avengers: Endgame"). more
Release dateD-CH: 04.03.21, F-CH: 14.04.21, I-CH: 04.03.21, DE: 04.03.2021


Morbius

DirectorDaniel Espinosa
CastJared Leto, Adria Arjona, Matt Smith
GenreAction, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionBiochemist Michael Morbius (Jared Leto) is desperately trying to cure himself of a rare blood disorder. In the process, however, he infects himself with a form of vampirism and becomes the bloodsucking anti-hero Morbius. more
Release dateD-CH: 18.03.21, F-CH: 17.03.21, I-CH: 18.03.21, US: 31.07.2020

Fast & Furious 9

DirectorJustin Lin
CastVin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Tyrese
GenreAction
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionA new threat has forced Dom Toretto to face up to his past. Once more he gathers together his crew to put a stop to an extremely dangerous worldwide conspiracy masterminded by his younger brother Jakob, who is supposedly dead. more
Release dateD-CH: 01.04.21, F-CH: 31.03.21, I-CH: 01.04.21, FR: 31.03.2021


Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

DirectorDestin Daniel Cretton
CastSimu Liu, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Awkwafina
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe 26th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe tells the story of Kung Fu master Shang-Chi (Simu Liu). In his first screen appearance, the hero has to contend with the dangerous villain "The Mandarin" (Tony Chiu-Wai Leung). more
Release dateD-CH: 29.04.21, F-CH: 28.04.21, I-CH: 28.04.21, DE: 06.05.2021

Godzilla vs. Kong (3D)

DirectorAdam Wingard
CastEiza González, Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgård
GenreAction, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe angry giant ape, King Kong, meets face-to-face in a duel with the equally gigantic and unstoppable Godzilla. The world is about to witness a fight that will determine which of the two is the real king of the monsters. more
Release dateD-CH: 20.05.21, F-CH: 19.05.21, I-CH: 20.05.21, US: 21.05.2021


Jurassic World: Dominion

DirectorColin Trevorrow
CastChris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Neill
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThis latest instalment continues the story of the "Fallen Kingdom". Alongside Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard there will also be a reunion with the stars from the first "Jurassic Park" movie: Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum. more
Release dateD-CH: 10.06.21, F-CH: 09.06.21, I-CH: 10.06.21, FR: 09.06.2021

Uncharted

DirectorRuben Fleischer
CastTom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas
GenreAction, Adventure
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionYoung treasure hunter Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) decides to set off in search of El Dorado, the legendary South American city of gold. However, a rival is soon hot on his heels in this prequel to the popular video game series. more
Release dateD-CH: 15.07.21, F-CH: 14.07.21, I-CH: 15.07.21, US: 16.07.2021


The Suicide Squad

DirectorJames Gunn
CastMargot Robbie, Taika Waititi, Joel Kinnaman
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 05.08.21, F-CH: 04.08.21, I-CH: 05.08.21, FR: 04.08.2021

The Batman

DirectorMatt Reeves
CastRobert Pattinson, Andy Serkis, Zoe Kravitz
GenreAction, Crime, Drama
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionCelebrated actor Robert Pattinson plays the role of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Matt Reeves’s highly anticipated film. Also starring Colin Farrell as The Penguin, Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler and Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon. more
Release dateD-CH: 30.09.21, F-CH: 29.09.21, I-CH: 30.09.21, US: 01.10.2021


Mission: Impossible 7

DirectorChristopher McQuarrie
CastTom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell
GenreAction, Adventure, Thriller
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe latest adventure from IMF spy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise). As with the acclaimed "Mission Impossible" films "Rogue Nation" and "Fallout", this seventh instalment of the movie series is also directed by Christopher McQuarrie. more
Release dateD-CH: 18.11.21, F-CH: 17.11.21, I-CH: 18.11.21, US: 23.07.2021

Marvel Sony Untitled Spider-Man Far From Home Sequel (3D)

DirectorJon Watts
CastTom Holland, Zendaya
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionIn the third Spider-Man solo adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tom Holland once again takes on the role of Peter Parker. Jon Watts returns as director in this sequel which directly follows on from "Spider-Man: Far from Home". more
Release dateD-CH: 16.12.21, F-CH: 15.12.21, I-CH: 16.12.21, US: 17.12.2021


Black Adam

DirectorJaume Collet-Serra
CastDwayne Johnson
GenreAction, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 23.12.21, F-CH: 22.12.21, I-CH: 23.12.21, US: 22.12.2021

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

DirectorScott Derrickson
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong
GenreAction, Fantasy, Horror
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe 27th movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe sees the return of Doctor Strange. Teaming up with the Sorcerer Supreme (Benedict Cumberbatch) is Elizabeth Olsen as the Scarlet Witch. Directed once again by Scott Derrickson ("Doctor Strange"). more
Release dateD-CH: 24.03.22, F-CH: 23.03.22, I-CH: 23.03.22, FR: 05.05.2021


Untitled Matrix Film

DirectorLana Wachowski
CastKeanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jonathan Groff
GenreAction, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionEighteen years after the release of "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions" we return to the cool sci-fi world of the Wachowskis. This fourth instalment will see the return of Keanu Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity. more
Release dateD-CH: N/A, F-CH: 30.03.22, I-CH: 31.03.22, US: 01.04.2022

Avatar 2 (3D)

DirectorJames Cameron
CastSam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Kate Winslet
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionWith the first "Avatar", visionary director James Cameron wrote film history. Twelve years after part one we return to Pandora. Oscar-winner Kate Winslet joins a cast that includes Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver. more
Release dateD-CH: 15.12.22, F-CH: 14.12.22, I-CH: 14.12.22, US: 17.12.2021




Men

Tenet

DirectorChristopher Nolan
CastJohn David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, Robert Pattinson
GenreAction, Drama, Thriller
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionTo save the world from total destruction, the protagonist in this blockbuster is armed with only one word: Tenet. His mission leads him into a shady world of international espionage where the laws of time do not seem to apply. more
Release dateD-CH: 26.08.20, F-CH: 26.08.20, I-CH: 26.08.20, GB: 26.08.2020

The King's Man

DirectorMatthew Vaughn
CastRalph Fiennes, Harris Dickinson, Gemma Arterton
GenreAction
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe British agents from the secret organisation "Kingsman" are guardians of law and order in the world. The first two films made spectacular viewing on the big screen. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, the agents are now back for another outing. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.09.20, F-CH: 16.09.20, I-CH: 17.09.20, GB: 16.09.2020


Black Widow (3D)

DirectorCate Shortland
CastScarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionIn the 24th Marvel Cinematic Universe film, director Cate Shortland tells the story of Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), before she decides to join the Avengers. Also starring Rachel Weisz and Florence Pugh. more
Release dateD-CH: 29.10.20, F-CH: 28.10.20, I-CH: 28.10.20, GB: 28.10.2020

James Bond - No Time to Die

DirectorCary Fukunaga
CastDaniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux
GenreAction, Adventure, Thriller
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionBond has left active service and is enjoying life in Jamaica. But very soon he finds himself on a mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist. This leads him to the trail of a mysterious villain in possession of dangerous new technology. more
Release dateD-CH: 12.11.20, F-CH: 11.11.20, I-CH: 12.11.20, FR: 11.11.2020


Dune (3D)

DirectorDenis Villeneuve
CastTimothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa
GenreAdventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionOn the desert planet Arrakis there exists a substance called "the spice" – a drug which could enable humanity to realise its full mental potential. A battle for "the spice" ensues and the young Paul Atreides soon gets involved. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.12.20, F-CH: 23.12.20, I-CH: 17.12.20, DE: 17.12.2020

Mortal Kombat

DirectorSimon McQuoid
CastJessica McNamee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Lewis Tan
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 14.01.21, F-CH: 17.02.21, I-CH: 21.01.21, DE: 14.01.2021


Eternals

DirectorChloé Zhao
CastRichard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan
GenreAction, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionMarvel Studios bring the saga of the Eternals to the big screen. This race of immortal beings, created by genetic manipulation millions of years ago, travel to Earth to protect humanity from the Deviants. Starring Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden. more
Release dateD-CH: 11.02.21, F-CH: 10.02.21, I-CH: 10.02.21, FR: 10.02.2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

DirectorJason Reitman
CastMckenna Grace, Bokeem Woodbine, Carrie Coon
GenreComedy, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionIn the summer of 2020, the ghostbusters will be back on the hunt for spirits. Directed by Jason Reitman ("Juno"), son of original "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman, and starring Finn Wolfhard ("Stranger Things") and Paul Rudd ("Avengers: Endgame"). more
Release dateD-CH: 04.03.21, F-CH: 14.04.21, I-CH: 04.03.21, DE: 04.03.2021


Morbius

DirectorDaniel Espinosa
CastJared Leto, Adria Arjona, Matt Smith
GenreAction, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionBiochemist Michael Morbius (Jared Leto) is desperately trying to cure himself of a rare blood disorder. In the process, however, he infects himself with a form of vampirism and becomes the bloodsucking anti-hero Morbius. more
Release dateD-CH: 18.03.21, F-CH: 17.03.21, I-CH: 18.03.21, US: 31.07.2020

Fast & Furious 9

DirectorJustin Lin
CastVin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Tyrese
GenreAction
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionA new threat has forced Dom Toretto to face up to his past. Once more he gathers together his crew to put a stop to an extremely dangerous worldwide conspiracy masterminded by his younger brother Jakob, who is supposedly dead. more
Release dateD-CH: 01.04.21, F-CH: 31.03.21, I-CH: 01.04.21, FR: 31.03.2021


Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

DirectorDestin Daniel Cretton
CastSimu Liu, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Awkwafina
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe 26th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe tells the story of Kung Fu master Shang-Chi (Simu Liu). In his first screen appearance, the hero has to contend with the dangerous villain "The Mandarin" (Tony Chiu-Wai Leung). more
Release dateD-CH: 29.04.21, F-CH: 28.04.21, I-CH: 28.04.21, DE: 06.05.2021

Godzilla vs. Kong (3D)

DirectorAdam Wingard
CastEiza González, Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgård
GenreAction, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe angry giant ape, King Kong, meets face-to-face in a duel with the equally gigantic and unstoppable Godzilla. The world is about to witness a fight that will determine which of the two is the real king of the monsters. more
Release dateD-CH: 20.05.21, F-CH: 19.05.21, I-CH: 20.05.21, US: 21.05.2021


Jurassic World: Dominion

DirectorColin Trevorrow
CastChris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Neill
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThis latest instalment continues the story of the "Fallen Kingdom". Alongside Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard there will also be a reunion with the stars from the first "Jurassic Park" movie: Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum. more
Release dateD-CH: 10.06.21, F-CH: 09.06.21, I-CH: 10.06.21, FR: 09.06.2021

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

DirectorAndy Serkis
CastTom Hardy, Michelle Williams
GenreAction, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionWith the help of an alien symbiote, journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) has the ability to turn into the anti-hero Venom to battle against the criminals of the world. The acclaimed Andy Serkis stars in this highly anticipated sequel. more
Release dateD-CH: 24.06.21, F-CH: 23.06.21, I-CH: 24.06.21, US: 25.06.2021


Top Gun: Maverick

DirectorJoseph Kosinski
CastTom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer
GenreAction
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe role of the daring pilot, Maverick, made Tom Cruise a star in 1986, while "Top Gun" and the title track "Danger Zone" have since become a cult. In 2020, Maverick finally returns to the big screen in the long-awaited sequel. more
Release dateD-CH: 08.07.21, F-CH: 07.07.21, I-CH: 14.07.21, US: 02.07.2021

Uncharted

DirectorRuben Fleischer
CastTom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas
GenreAction, Adventure
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionYoung treasure hunter Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) decides to set off in search of El Dorado, the legendary South American city of gold. However, a rival is soon hot on his heels in this prequel to the popular video game series. more
Release dateD-CH: 15.07.21, F-CH: 14.07.21, I-CH: 15.07.21, US: 16.07.2021


The Suicide Squad

DirectorJames Gunn
CastMargot Robbie, Taika Waititi, Joel Kinnaman
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 05.08.21, F-CH: 04.08.21, I-CH: 05.08.21, FR: 04.08.2021

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

DirectorPatrick Hughes
CastRyan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek
GenreAction, Comedy, Thriller
DistributorImpuls Pictures AG
DescriptionFollowing on from the success of the action comedy "Killer's Bodyguard", Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson return in their roles as a bodyguard and a hitman. Also starring Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas and Morgan Freeman. more
Release dateD-CH: 19.08.21, F-CH: 18.08.21 , I-CH: N/A, US: 20.08.2021


The Batman

DirectorMatt Reeves
CastRobert Pattinson, Andy Serkis, Zoe Kravitz
GenreAction, Crime, Drama
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionCelebrated actor Robert Pattinson plays the role of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Matt Reeves’s highly anticipated film. Also starring Colin Farrell as The Penguin, Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler and Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon. more
Release dateD-CH: 30.09.21, F-CH: 29.09.21, I-CH: 30.09.21, US: 01.10.2021

Mission: Impossible 7

DirectorChristopher McQuarrie
CastTom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell
GenreAction, Adventure, Thriller
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe latest adventure from IMF spy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise). As with the acclaimed "Mission Impossible" films "Rogue Nation" and "Fallout", this seventh instalment of the movie series is also directed by Christopher McQuarrie. more
Release dateD-CH: 18.11.21, F-CH: 17.11.21, I-CH: 18.11.21, US: 23.07.2021


Marvel Sony Untitled Spider-Man Far From Home Sequel (3D)

DirectorJon Watts
CastTom Holland, Zendaya
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionIn the third Spider-Man solo adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tom Holland once again takes on the role of Peter Parker. Jon Watts returns as director in this sequel which directly follows on from "Spider-Man: Far from Home". more
Release dateD-CH: 16.12.21, F-CH: 15.12.21, I-CH: 16.12.21, US: 17.12.2021

Black Adam

DirectorJaume Collet-Serra
CastDwayne Johnson
GenreAction, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
Description more
Release dateD-CH: 23.12.21, F-CH: 22.12.21, I-CH: 23.12.21, US: 22.12.2021


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

DirectorScott Derrickson
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong
GenreAction, Fantasy, Horror
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionThe 27th movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe sees the return of Doctor Strange. Teaming up with the Sorcerer Supreme (Benedict Cumberbatch) is Elizabeth Olsen as the Scarlet Witch. Directed once again by Scott Derrickson ("Doctor Strange"). more
Release dateD-CH: 24.03.22, F-CH: 23.03.22, I-CH: 23.03.22, FR: 05.05.2021

Untitled Matrix Film

DirectorLana Wachowski
CastKeanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jonathan Groff
GenreAction, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionEighteen years after the release of "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions" we return to the cool sci-fi world of the Wachowskis. This fourth instalment will see the return of Keanu Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity. more
Release dateD-CH: N/A, F-CH: 30.03.22, I-CH: 31.03.22, US: 01.04.2022


Avatar 2 (3D)

DirectorJames Cameron
CastSam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Kate Winslet
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionWith the first "Avatar", visionary director James Cameron wrote film history. Twelve years after part one we return to Pandora. Oscar-winner Kate Winslet joins a cast that includes Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver. more
Release dateD-CH: 15.12.22, F-CH: 14.12.22, I-CH: 14.12.22, US: 17.12.2021


Premium

Platzspitzbaby

DirectorPierre Monnard
CastLuna Mwezi, Sarah Spale, Anouk Petri
GenreDrama
DistributorAscot-Elite Entertainment Group
Description1995: When Zurich's open drug scene disappears, 11-year-old Mia and her mother move to the Zürcher Oberland. To escape her mother's addiction, Mia often hides in a fantasy world where she joins a children's gang that slowly becomes her surrogate family. more
Release dateD-CH: 16.01.20, F-CH: 19.08.20, I-CH: 23.01.20

Tenet

DirectorChristopher Nolan
CastJohn David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, Robert Pattinson
GenreAction, Drama, Thriller
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionTo save the world from total destruction, the protagonist in this blockbuster is armed with only one word: Tenet. His mission leads him into a shady world of international espionage where the laws of time do not seem to apply. more
Release dateD-CH: 26.08.20, F-CH: 26.08.20, I-CH: 26.08.20, GB: 26.08.2020


Death on the Nile

DirectorKenneth Branagh
CastKenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer
GenreCrime, Drama, Mystery
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionHercule Poirot is travelling along the Nile on a steamer. On board, a rich lady is murdered. Poirot takes up the investigation and tries to find the culprit among the numerous suspects. Based on the book by Agatha Christie. more
Release dateD-CH: 22.10.20, F-CH: 21.10.20, I-CH: 26.11.20, US: 23.10.2020

James Bond - No Time to Die

DirectorCary Fukunaga
CastDaniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux
GenreAction, Adventure, Thriller
DistributorUniversal Pictures International Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionBond has left active service and is enjoying life in Jamaica. But very soon he finds himself on a mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist. This leads him to the trail of a mysterious villain in possession of dangerous new technology. more
Release dateD-CH: 12.11.20, F-CH: 11.11.20, I-CH: 12.11.20, FR: 11.11.2020


Deep Water

DirectorAdrian Lyne
CastAna de Armas, Ben Affleck, Jacob Elordi
GenreThriller
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionIn order to avoid a divorce, the wealthy Vic Van Allen (Ben Affleck) allows his wife Melinda (Ana de Armas) to have affairs. But then Melinda's lovers suddenly disappear without a trace. Does Vic have anything to do with it? more
Release dateD-CH: 19.11.20, F-CH: 11.11.20, I-CH: 19.11.20, US: 13.11.2020

West Side Story

DirectorSteven Spielberg
CastAnsel Elgort, Rita Moreno, Maddie Ziegler
GenreMusical
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionRemake of the legendary musical. When Tony and Maria meet, it's love at first sight. But it cannot be, because the two belong to different street gangs who are at war with each other. Directed by Steven Spielberg, with Ansel Elgort. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.12.20, F-CH: 16.12.20, I-CH: 28.01.21, FR: 16.12.2020


Dune (3D)

DirectorDenis Villeneuve
CastTimothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa
GenreAdventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionOn the desert planet Arrakis there exists a substance called "the spice" – a drug which could enable humanity to realise its full mental potential. A battle for "the spice" ensues and the young Paul Atreides soon gets involved. more
Release dateD-CH: 17.12.20, F-CH: 23.12.20, I-CH: 17.12.20, DE: 17.12.2020

Contra

DirectorSönke Wortmann
CastChristoph Maria Herbst, Nilam Farooq, Hassan Akkouch
GenreComedy
DistributorPraesens-Film AG
DescriptionAfter racially discriminating against his student Naima during a lecture, Professor Richard Pohl is forced to help her prepare for an important debating competition. In spite of their differences, they make a strong team. more
Release dateD-CH: 14.01.21, F-CH: N/A , I-CH: N/A, DE: 14.01.2021


Stürm: Bis wir tot sind oder frei

DirectorOliver Rihs
CastJoel Basman, Jella Haase, Anatole Taubman
GenreCrime
DistributorAscot-Elite Entertainment Group
DescriptionLawyer Barbara Hug wants to use the popularity of the "Jailbreak King" Walter Stürm to reform the Swiss penal system. When the two meet, an unlikely alliance is formed against the conflicting background of state repression and personal freedom. more
Release dateD-CH: 14.01.21, F-CH: N/A , I-CH: N/A

Kurt

DirectorTil Schweiger
CastTil Schweiger, Franziska Machens, Heiner Lauterbach
GenreComedy
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionAfter their separation, Jana and Kurt decide to share custody of their son, who is also called Kurt. The boy's father even moves close to his ex to make life a little bit easier for his young son. But then tragedy ensues. more
Release dateD-CH: 21.01.21, F-CH: N/A , I-CH: N/A


Top Gun: Maverick

DirectorJoseph Kosinski
CastTom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer
GenreAction
DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionThe role of the daring pilot, Maverick, made Tom Cruise a star in 1986, while "Top Gun" and the title track "Danger Zone" have since become a cult. In 2020, Maverick finally returns to the big screen in the long-awaited sequel. more
Release dateD-CH: 08.07.21, F-CH: 07.07.21, I-CH: 14.07.21, US: 02.07.2021

The Last Duel

DirectorRidley Scott
CastAdam Driver, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
GenreDrama
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionFrance, 1386: Marguerite de Carrouges accuses the squire Jacques Le Gris of rape. Since Le Gris denies the accusation, King Charles VI commands Marguerite's husband, the Knight Jean de Carrouges, to challenge Le Gris to a duel. more
Release dateD-CH: 14.10.21, F-CH: 13.10.21, I-CH: 14.10.21, US: 15.10.2021




Teens: 10-15

After We Collided

DirectorRoger Kumble
CastJosephine Langford, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Selma Blair
GenreRomance, Drama
DistributorPraesens-Film AG
DescriptionSequel to the sexy hit movie "After Passion": after the stormy start to their romance Tessa almost believes that her relationship with Hardin could work out. But then she learns something about his past and begins to question everything. more
Release dateD-CH: 03.09.20, F-CH: 14.10.20 , I-CH: N/A, IT: 02.09.2020

Cinderella

DirectorKay Cannon
CastCharlotte Spencer, Pierce Brosnan, Minnie Driver
GenreComedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing Switzerland GmbH
DescriptionComedy based on the traditional Cinderella story and reinterpreted in a modern musical version. Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, Pierce Brosnan and Idina Menzel play the star roles in this fairy-tale-inspired film directed by Kay Cannon. more
Release dateD-CH: 11.02.21, F-CH: 17.02.21, I-CH: 04.02.21, US: 05.02.2021


Jungle Cruise

DirectorJaume Collet-Serra
CastDwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jesse Plemons
GenreAdventure, Family, Fantasy
DistributorThe Walt Disney Company (Switzerland) GmbH
DescriptionLike "Pirates of the Caribbean", Jungle Cruise is also based on a popular Disneyland theme park attraction. This is the story of a river boat in a jungle full of dangerous animals. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. more
Release dateD-CH: 29.07.21, F-CH: 28.07.21, I-CH: 11.08.21, US: 30.07.2021

 

 

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which romantic movie will get women dreaming, which thriller will send shivers down men’s spines, which comedy will have the world in howls and which children’s film will draw the whole family into the cinema. Our current cinema highlights are a trend barometer that we draw up in collaboration with the cinema platform OutNow.CH – without any claim to exhaustiveness, but with a lasting claim to likelihood.