The Complete Schedule of Disney-Owned Movies Coming Out in 2020

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Another year and another lineup of Disney-owned content is heading to theaters. But considering that there are actually-Disney movies, Marvel movies, and 20th Century Fox movies, there is a lot to keep track of this year!

Now, we at Inside the Magic want to make it easy for you to keep track of all the upcoming films, so here is the complete list of Disney-owned Movies Premiering in 2020:

Walt Disney Studios

Mulan (2019)

Disney's MULAN Mulan (Yifei Liu)
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Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro brings the epic tale of China’s legendary warrior to life in Disney’s “Mulan,” in which a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father. “Mulan” features a celebrated international case that includes: Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan; Yoson An as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor. The film is directed by Niki Car from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin suggested by the narrative poem “The Ballad of Mulan.

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Release Date: March 27, 2020

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl
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Disney’s “Artemis Fowl,” based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, is a fantastical, spellbinding adventure that follows the journey of 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he seeks to find his father who has mysteriously disappeared. With the help of his loyal protector Butler, Artemis sets out to find him, and in doing so uncovers and ancient underground civilization–the amazingly advanced world of fairies. Deducing that his father’s disappearance is somehow connected to the secretive, reclusive fairy world, cunning Artemis concocts a dangerous plan–so dangerous that he ultimately finds himself in a perilous war of wits with the all-powerful fairies.

“Artemis Fowl” is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Tamara Smart, Nonzo Anozie, with Colin Farrell and Judi Dench. 

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Release Date: May 29, 2020

Jungle Cruise

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, "The Jungle Cruise"
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Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park rice, 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.

Jaume Collet-Serra is the director and John davis, John Fox, Dwayne Johnson, Hiram Garcia, Dany Garcia and Beau Flynn are the producers. 

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Release Date: July 24, 2020

Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon
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In “Raya and the Last Dragon,” a lone warrior from the fantasy kingdom of Kumandra teams up with a crew of misfits to find the last dragon and bring light and hope back to their broken world. Walt Disney animation Studios, the studio behind “Frozen 2,” “Moana” and “Big Hero 6,” brings the all-new, wholly original fantasy adventure to U.S. theaters on November 25, 2020.

Release Date: November 25, 2020

The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan
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An adaptation of the award-winning book about one very special gorilla, Disney’s “The One and Only Ivan” is an unforgettable tale about the beauty o friendship, the power of visualization and the significance of the place one calls home. Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant and Bob the dog. He has a few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be. the heartwarming adventure, which comes to the screen in an impressive hybrid of live-action and CGI, is based on Katherine Applegate’s bestselling book which won numerous awards in 2013.

Release Date: August 14, 2020

Pixar Animation Studios

Onward

Onward
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Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. The film also features the voices of Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer, Mel Rodriguez, Lena Waithe and Ali Won. Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Don Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae–the team behind “Monsters University.” 

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Release Date: March 6, 2020

Soul

Soul
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What is it that makes you…YOU? This June, Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new feature film “Soul” introduces Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie Foxx) — a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before –a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22 (voice of Tina Fey), who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions. Directed by Academy Award® winner Pete Doctor (“Inside Out,” “Up”), co-directed by Kemp Powers (“One Night in Miami”) and produced by Academy Award nominee Dana Murray (Pixar short “Lou”), disney and Pixar’s “Soul” opens in U.S. theaters on June 19, 2020. 

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Release Date: June 19, 2020

Related: It’s going to be a good year: Disney Movies Coming Out in 2020 (and beyond!)

Marvel Studios

The New Mutants*

The New Mutants
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Twentieth Century Fox in association with Marvel Entertainment presents “The New Mutants,” an original horror thriller set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants are being held for psychological monitoring. When strange occurences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive. Directed by Josh Boone (“The Fault in out Stars”) and written by Josh Boone & Knate Lee, “The New Mutants” stars: Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”); Anya Taylor-Joy (“Glass”); Charlie Heaton (“Stranger Things”); Alice Braga (“Predators”); Blu Hunt (“The Originals”); and Henry Zaga (“13 Reasons Why”). The film is produces by Simon Kinberg p.g.a., Karen Rosenfelt, p.g.a. and Lauren Shuler Donner with Stan Lee and Michelle Imerato Stabile serving as executive producers.

Release Date: April 3, 2020

*The New Mutants will be one of the first post-Disney-merger collaborations between Marvel and 20th Century Fox.

Black Widow

Black Widow
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In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Balck Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must seal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long begore she became an Avenger. Scarlett Johansson repreises her role as Natasha/Black Widow, Florence Pugh stars as Yelena, DAvid Harbour portrays Alexei/The Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz is Melina. Directed by Cate Shortland and produced by Kevin Feige, “Black Widow”–the first film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe–hits U.S. Theaters on May 1, 2020. 

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Release Date: May 1, 2020

The Eternals

The Eternals
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Marvel Studios’ “The Eternals” features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, The Deviants. The outstanding ensemble cast includes Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris, Gemma Chan as the humankind-loving Sersi, Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as the super-fast Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as the intelligent inventor Phastos, Slama Hayek as the wise and spiritual leader Ajak, Lia McHugh as the eternally young, old-soul Sprite, Don Lee as the powerful Gilgamesh, Barry Keoghan as aloof longer Druig, and Angelina Jolie as the fierce warrior Thena. Kit Harington was cast as Dan Whitman. Directed by Chloé Zhao, who helped the critically acclaimed Sundance film “The Rider,” and produced by Kevin Feige, “The Eternals” opens in U.S. theaters on November 6, 2020.

Release Date: November 6, 2020

20th Century Fox

Underwater

Underwater
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Twentieth Century Fox presents “Underwater.” In the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, and trapped in a rapidly flooding structure, a crew of six stationed on an underwater research facility realize their only shot at survival lies in walking across the ocean floor to a distant abandonded rig. In addition to the physical challenges of the journey they quickly discover they’re being hunted by mythic, monstrous sea predators hellbent on killing them. “Underwater” is directed by William Eubank from a screenplay by Brian Duffield and Adam Cozad, story by Brian Duffield. The film stars Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Jessical Henwick, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie and T.J. Miller. “Underwater” is produced by Peter Chernin, p.g.a., Jenna Topping, p.g.a., and Tonia Davis, p.g.a., and executive produced by Kevin Halloran.

Release Date: January 10, 2020

The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild
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Adapted from the beloved literary classic, Twentieth Century Fox’s “The Call of the Wild” vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Canadian Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on the mail delivery dog sled team–and later its leader–Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master. As a live-action/animation hybrid, “The Call of the Wild” employs cutting edge visual effects and animation technology in order to render the animals in the film as fully, photorealistic–and emotionally authentic–characters. “The Call of the Wild” is directed by Chris Sanders from a screenplay by Michael Green, based on the novel by Jack London. The Film stars Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford, Colin Woodell and Cara Gee.

Free Guy

Free Guy
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In Twentieth Century Fox’s epci adventure-comedy “Free Guy,” a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, decides to become the hero of his own story…one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way…before it is too late. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodei Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Amudkar and Taika Waititi, “Free Guy” is directed by Shawn Levy from a story by Matt Lieberman and a screenplay by Lieberman and Zak Penn.

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Release Date: July 3, 2020

The King’s Man

The King's Man
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As a collection of history’s worst tyrnants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in “The King’s Man.” 

“The King’s Man” is directed by Matthew Vaughn and stars Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Aterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, with Djimon Hounsou, and Charles Dance.

Release Date: September 18, 2020

Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile
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In “Death on the Nile,” a mystery-thriller directed by Kenneth Branagh based on Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel, Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian adventure aboard a clamorous river steamer descends into a terrifying search for a murderer when an idyllic honeymoon is shattered by violent deaths. The sinister tale of obsessive love and its murderous consequences plays out against an epic landscape of danger and foreboding, with enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences unsettled and guessing until the final shocking denouement. “Death on the Nile” reunites the filmmaking team behind 2017’s global hit “Murder on the Orient Express” based on another celebrated Christie novel, and stars: five-time Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh as the iconic Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. He is joined by an all-star cast of suspects, including: Tom Bateman, four-time Oscar® nominee Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright. 

Release Date: October 9, 2020

The Woman in the Window

Amy Adams, The Woman in the Window
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In “The Woman in the Window,” a psychological suspense thriller directed by Joe Wright, an agoraphobic child psychologist befriends a neighbor across the street from her New York City brownstone, only to see her own life turned upside down when the woman disappears and she suspects foul play. A stellar ensemble cast brings brings Tracy Letts’ screenplay based on the gripping, best-selling novel to life, where shocking secrests are revealed, and no on–and nothing–is what it seems. Starring Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie, Wyatt Russell, Brian Tyree Henry, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Julianne Moore, “The Woman in the Window” is produces by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Anthony Katagas.

Release Date: May 15, 2020

Everybody’s Talking About Jaimie

Jamie (Max Harwood) in “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.”
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Inspired by true events, “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” is the film adaptation of the his musical. Jamie New is sixteen and doesn’t quite fit in–instead of pursuing a “real” career he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure: he is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brillaint, loving mom and his amazing friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies, and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. 

“Everbody’s Talking Abot Jamie” stars newcomer Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Sam Bottomley, and Sharon Horgon and Richard E. Grant. The stage production’s director, Jonathan Butterell makes his feature-fil debut as director.

Release Date: October 23, 2020

West Side Story

West Side Story
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A reimagining of the original Broadway musical, Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” explores young love and tensions between rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks on the streets of 1957 New York. Directed by Steven Spielber from a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based on the stage play and book by Arthur Laurents with music byLeonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins. The film stars Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Ariana De Bose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Corey Stoll, Brian D’arcy James and Rita Moreno. 

Release Date: December 18, 2020

Deep Water

From Twentieth Century Fox and New Regency, Ben Affleck (“Gone Girl”) and Ana de Armas (“Knives Out”) star in the psychological thriller “Deep Water” from director Adrian Lyne (“Fatal Attraction,” “Indecent Proposal”). Based on the celebrated novel by famed mystery writer Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr. Ripley), “Deep Water” takes us inside the marriage of picture-perfect Vic (Affleck) and Melinda (de Armas) Van Allen to discover the dangerous mind games they play and what happens to the people that get caught up in them.

Release Date: November 13, 2020

Well, there you have it. The Theatrical slate for every movie under the Walt Disney Studios corporate umbrella. Last year, Disney set records with seven of their releases earning over $1 billion. Now it’s time to see if the filmmakers at The Walt Disney Company can start the new decade with another record year.

What movies are you looking forward to this year? How do you think pure Disney movies will perform compared to the film being made by the other studios? Let us know in the comments!

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