2019 was filled with a variety of hit Disney and Marvel films.
The live-action Dumbo, Aladdin, and The Lion King all made their debut in 2019, each one being practically perfect in their own way. Marvels’ Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marvel also hit theaters and set records at the box office in 2019. And we can’t forget about those highly anticipated sequels Toy Story 4 and Frozen 2.
It’s safe to say 2019 was a huge success for Disney movies across the board, but 2020 is going to be packed full of upcoming films, too! Let’s take a look at all the films we know of that are making their debut next year.
Debuts in theaters: January 10
Underwater is an upcoming science-fiction thriller film starring Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Jessica Henwick, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie, and T.J.
The Call of the Wild
Debuts in theaters: February 21
The Call of the Wild is an upcoming live-action CGI-animated adventure film, which is based on Jack London’s 1903 novel The Call of the Wild. It will also be a remake of Twentieth Century Pictures’ 1935 film. Harrison Ford stars.
Debuts in theaters: February 28
This film will follow a girl, lost on a mysterious island, who fights to save her family, her freedom and the spirit of youth.
Debuts in theaters: March 6
Onward will follow the story of two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (played by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) who go on a journey to find out if there’s still some magic left, so they can spend one last day with their father, who unfortunately passed away when they were too young to remember him.
Debuts in theaters: March 27
This live-action version of the Disney Animated Classic, Mulan, will follow the story of a fearless woman, played by Liu Yifei, who disguises herself as a man in order to save her father from serving in the army.
The New Mutants
Debuts in theaters: April 3
The New Mutants is the thirteenth and final installment in the X-Men film series.
Debuts in theaters: April 17
Antlers is an upcoming supernatural horror film that follows a mysterious creature who escapes from its confinement and wrecks a small Oregon town.
Debuts in theaters: May 1
Scarlett Johansson’s superhero character, Black Widow, will finally get her own film as Natasha Romanoff (aka Black Widow).
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Debuts in theaters: May 8
Based on the Victorian era novel David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, this film will star Dev Patel, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, and Ben Whishaw.
The Woman in the Window
Debuts in theaters: May 15
A psychological suspense that follows the character, Dr. Anna Fox, as she witnesses something she shouldn’t. The Russell family seems to be the picture-perfect clan that lives across the way, but Dr. Anna Fox thinks otherwise.
Debuts in theaters: May 29
Artemis Fowl is a series of eight science-fiction fantasy novels. It follows the story of a twelve-year-old mastermind, Artemis Fowl, who has just discovered a world underground, consisting of armed, dangerous, and high-tech fairies. He ends up kidnapping one of them and holds her for ransom in an effort to restore his family’s fortune.
Debuts in theaters: June 19
This Disney Pixar film follows a middle-school music teacher who dreams of one day playing at the legendary New York jazz club, The Blue Note. It will star Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey.
Debuts in theaters: July 3
This upcoming 2020 science fiction action comedy film will star Ryan Reynolds as a bank teller discovers he is actually a background character in an “open-world video game”, called Free City, which will go offline soon.
It will be produced by 20th Century Fox and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Debuts in theaters: July 24
This 2020 Disney film is based on the classic Disney attraction and will star Dwayne Johnson, who is also producing the movie, as well as Emily Blunt and Jesse Plemons.
Debuts in theaters: August 7
This film follows the trail of a missing girl, as an ex-cop comes across this secret group who is attempting to summon a supernatural spirit.
The One and Only Ivan
Debuts in theaters: August 14
Based on a book that’s based on real-life events, it follows the story of a silverback gorilla, who is named Ivan, and lived in a cage at a mall.
The King’s Man
Debuts in theaters: September 18
A man must race against time in order to stop history’s worst criminal masterminds as they decide to get together and plot a war, which could potentially wipe out millions of people and destroy all humanity.
Death on the Nile
Debuts in theaters: October 9
Death on the Nile will follow Detective Hercule Poirot as he investigates the murder of a young heiress while aboard a cruise ship on the Nile River.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Debuts in theaters: October 23
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is an upcoming British-American musical drama film, based on the musical of the same title.
Debuts in theaters: November 6
Marvel continues the saga of The Eternals with a star-studded cast including Angelina Jolie, Kit Harrington, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and more!
Debuts in theaters: November 13
A married couple who have fallen out of love begin playing deadly mind games against one another, which turns into them seeing those around them dying.
Raya and the Last Dragon
Debuts in theaters: November 25
Raya and the Last Dragon is an upcoming animated film that takes place in a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization. It follows a warrior named Raya, who is determined to find the last dragon.
West Side Story
Debuts in theaters: December 18
West Side Story is an upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name.
2021 Theatrical Release Schedule (Including Disney, Fox, Marvel, and LucasFilm)
- January 8- The Last Duel
- February 12- Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
- February 26- Ron’s Gone Wild
- March 12- Untitled Live-Action Film
- April 9- Untitled Film
- April 23- Untitled Film
- May 7- Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness
- May 28- Cruella
- June 18- Untitled Animated Film
- July 9- Untitled Indiana Jones Film
- July 30- Untitled Live-Action Film
- August 13- Untitled Film
- September 10- Untitled Film
- October 1- Untitled Film
- October 8- Untitled Live-Action Film
- October 22- Untitled Film
- November 5- Thor: Love and Thunder
- November 19- Untitled Live-Action Film
- November 24- Untitled Animated Film
- December 3- Untitled Film
- December 17- Avatar 2
2022 Theatrical Release Schedule (Including Disney, Fox, Marvel, and LucasFilm)
- January 7- Untitled Film
- January 14- Nimona
- February 18- Untitled Film
- March 11- Untitled Animated Film
- March 25- Untitled Live-Action Film
- April 8- Untitled Film
- May 6- Black Panther II
- May 27- Untitled Live-Action Film
- June 10- Untitled Film
- June 17- Untitled Animated Film
- July 8- Untitled Live-Action Film
- July 29- Untitled Film
- August 12- Untitled Live-Action Film
- September 16- Untitled Film
- October 7- Untitled Film
- October 21- Untitled Film
- November 4- Untitled Live-Action Film
- November 11-Untitled Film
- November 23- Untitled Animated Film
- December 16- Untitled Star Wars Film
- December 23- Untitled Film
2023 Theatrical Release Schedule (Including Disney, Fox, Marvel, and LucasFilm)
- January 13- Untitled Film
- February 17- Untitled Film
- March 10- Untitled Live-Action Film
- March 24- Untitled Film
- May 5- Untitled Film
- May 26- Untitled Live-Action Film
- June 9- Untitled Film
- June 16- Untitled Animated Film
- July 14- Untitled Live-Action Film
- July 28- Untitled Film
- August 11- Untitled Live-Action Film
- September 15- Untitled Film
- October 6- Untitled Live-Action Film
- October 20- Untitled Film
- November 3- Untitled Film
- November 10- Untitled Film
- November 22- Untitled Animated Film
- December 15- Untitled Live-Action Film
- December 22- Avatar 3