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08th Jul 2022

Entertainment: What to watch this weekend with the family

Melissa Carton

What to watch this weekend.

The weekend is here once again which means lots more family time.

Here is a break down of all the best family friendly movies to get stuck into this weekend, from modern favourites to beloved classics.

Saturday July 9th


Paddington 2
The lovable bear’s search for the perfect birthday present for his aunt leads to being framed as a thief. Comedy adventure, with Ben Whishaw providing the voice of Paddington.


Despicable Me 2
A reformed criminal mastermind aids a secret agent in capturing one of his fellow evil geniuses. Animated comedy sequel, with the voices of Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig.

Spider-Man 2
Personal troubles tempt Peter Parker into giving up fighting crime, but first he has to face a deadly new foe. Comic-book adventure, starring Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst.

Sunday July 10th


Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
A woman struggling to look after her children and the family farm receives a helping hand from the magical nanny. Fantasy comedy, starring Emma Thompson and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Despicable Me 3
Dismissed from the Anti-Villain League after botching a mission, Gru sets off to meet his long-lost twin brother. Animated sequel, with the voice of Steve Carell.

School of Rock
A slobbish guitarist posing as a supply teacher to make money after getting dumped by his band moulds his pupils into a new rock group. Comedy, with Jack Black and Joan Cusack.


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