Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, this film chronicles the life of a young black man, from childhood to adulthood, as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African-American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, this is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths.
In the animal city of Zootopia, a rookie bunny cop and a fast-talking con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
The true story of four outsiders who saw what the big banks, media and government refused to: the global collapse of the economy. A bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of banking.
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.
An actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero struggles to mount a Broadway play. Leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
Based on the incredible true story; during World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code and win the war by building the first computer.
A special bond 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.
In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner, he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles to survive and maintain some of his dignity. In the 12 year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever.
Dr Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiralling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, this film follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive entity in its own right, individual to each user. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet "Samantha", a bright, female voice, who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other. An original love story that explores the evolving nature - and the risks - of intimacy in the modern world.
Fearless Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, facing Everest-like conditions, in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
A former dentist frees a slave with the intent to make him a bounty hunter, but is instead led on a mission to save the slaves wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Princess Merida wants to make her own path in life. In doing so, she defies a custom, angering her kingdom. Seeking help, she is granted an ill-fated wish by a witch and now must use her bravery to undo the beastly curse.
Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.
Following the death of his father the King, Bertie, who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist for an unorthodox course of treatment to overcome his stammer and deliver a radio address that inspires his people and unites them in battle.
As Andy prepares to depart for college, Buzz, Woody and the rest of his loyal toys are troubled about their uncertain future. It's pandemonium as they try to stay together, ensuring no toy gets left behind.
Fresh from winning the Academy Award for short animated film, The Lost Thing is a 15-minute animated movie, based on the highly acclaimed picture book by award-winning Australian author Shaun Tan. Watch the film then draw on a range of visual literacy and comprehension skills to analyse the setting, narrative and characters.
An elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
In New York City's Harlem in 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate 16-year-old who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enrol in an alternative school in the hope that her life can head in a new direction. Winner of two Academy Awards in 2010, and nominated for four others, including Best Picture. Directed by Lee Daniels and stars Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique (in her Oscar-winning role) and Paula Patton.
In this "coming of old age" story, a seventy-something hero, alongside his clueless wilderness ranger sidekick, travels the globe and fights beasts and villains.
Jamal Malik is an orphan from the slums of Mumbai. He is one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?. But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum, each chapter revealing the key to each answer in the game show's questions.
After hundreds of years working alone to clean up the planet, lovable robot Wall-E discovers a new purpose in life when he meets the sleek, search robot, Eve, and embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.
Juno MacGuff is a cool, confident teenager who takes a nine-month detour into adulthood when she's faced with an unplanned pregnancy - and sets out to find the perfect parents for her baby.
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. Remy finds himself torn between his calling and passion in life or returning forever to his previous existence as a rat.
Father Richard is desperately trying to sell his motivational success program ... with no success. Meanwhile, 'pro-honesty' mum Sheryl lends support to her eccentric family, including her depressed brother, fresh out of the hospital after being jilted by his lover. When daughter Olive is invited to compete in the Little Miss Sunshine pageant in far-off California, the family piles into their rusted-out VW bus to rally behind her - with riotously funny results.
Winner of an Academy Award and directed by Australia's own George Miller. Happy Feet takes us to Antarctica where we meet a young emperor penguin having a hard time attracting a mate. While his friends use their singing skills to attracts mates, his song sends potential sweethearts running in the opposite direction However, he has a gift like no other, he can dance in a way that would make Fred Astaire jealous.
Challenging and thought-provoking, this film takes a provocative look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of post 9/11 Los Angeles, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic cast of characters' struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another's lives. In the grey area between black and white, victim and aggressor, there are no easy answers.
Set against the sweeping landscapes of Wyoming and Texas, this epic love story tells of two young men - a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy - who meet in the summer of 1963 while driving cattle on a mountain range. They unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love.
Wallace and Gromit's latest enterprise is Anti-Pesto, pest control with a heart. When called upon by the dotty Lady Tottington to solve her rabbit infestation, Wallace tangles with her Ladyship's would-be suitor, rotten cad Victor Quartermaine.
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
An all-star ensemble cast shines in this comical and poignant look at breakups, breakdowns and breakthroughs. Joel is stunned to discover that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr Howard Mierzwiak, to get the same treatment.
Bob Parr and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters - saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live 'normal' lives with their children Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob is suddenly and mysteriously summoned to a remote island for a top secret assignment.
Aragorn leads the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw the dark lord's gaze from Frodo and Sam, who are on the doorstep of Mount Doom with the One Ring.
This atmospheric love story from Oscar-winner Sofia Coppola follows a young American woman (Scarlett Johansson), on a business trip to Tokyo with her photographer husband, who forms an unusual bond with an older American actor (Oscar-nominee Bill Murray).
When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls.
Roxie Hart is a small-time chorus dancer who will kill for fame. After doing just that, she lands behind bars alongside vaudeville star Velma Kelly, who, with the help of hotshot lawyer Billy Flynn, has spun her crime into a media frenzy.
Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new house in the suburbs, but on their way, they stumble upon a tunnel that leads them into a fantasy world full of ghosts and strange creatures. In English. From Studio Ghibli. Original title: Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi.
Brilliant mathematician John Nash is on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph.
Shrek is an animated family movie that has turned the classic fairytale formula upside down. Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow), an evil tyrant who reigns over the kingdom of Duloc, is paying a cash reward for people to turn in all the fairytale characters. As a result the fairytale characters have invaded the swamp that is home to Shrek - a reclusive, smelly green ogre. Watch the movie and compare the narrative, characters, events and settings with other more traditional texts from the fairy tale genre.
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by a corrupt prince, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge, which sees him fighting in front of thousands of Romans in the Coliseum.
Fifteen-year-old William Miller realises his dream when he is given a writing assignment by Rolling Stone magazine and goes on the road with the rock band Stillwater.
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