Movies hitting the screens Boxing Day

If you’re not brave enough to battle the sales and need a break after strenuous family Christmas festivities, there’s a blockbuster film for all ages this Boxing Day.

On the biggest day of the year for cinemas, movie-goers on the Gold Coast can expect adventure, drama, comedy and fantasy.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – The final instalment of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit Trilogy. Company of Thorin has reached Smaug’s lair; but can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?


The Water Diviner – An epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. Australian farmer Connor (Russell Crowe) travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his sons, reported missing in the action, where he forges a relationship with the beautiful Turkish woman (Olga Kurylenko) who owns the hotel in which he stays. Holding on to hope, Connor must travel across the war-torn landscape with the help of a Turkish Officer, himself a veteran of the battles.

Big Hero 6 – The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb – Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night at the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favourite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.