The best movies in Beijing to see with kids this month

The top film releases and screenings this month

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Looking to check out the theatres anytime soon? Here are some of what's playing and what to expect in cinemas soon.

This month

Free Solo

A rock climber without safety ropes, Alex Honnold rises to the occasion of his greatest challenge with only a bag of chalk to keep him steady. PG-13

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Cinemas around Beijing 06 Sep - 06 Oct , 06 Sep

Still showing

Nezha 哪吒之魔童降世

With no signs of slowing down, the latest animated film Nezha has been China's biggest box office hit of the summer. But before it became one of the country’s highest-grossing animated films, Nezha, the protagonist was a prominent figure in ancient Chinese mythology known for his dark past and eventual heroic sacrifice to save his families. 

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Cinemas around Beijing 28 Aug - 28 Sep

The Queen's Corgi

Rex (voiced by Jack Whitehall), a corgi owned by Queen Elizabeth II (Julie Walters), who finds himself locked out of the palace and off on an adventure. The plot – about making unlikely friends and working together to get back into the palace – is for kids, but many of the gags are for the parents escorting them to the cinema. Look out for Jon Culshaw’s short, sweet and smarmy turn as a visiting Donald Trump, and keep an ear out for Ray Winstone’s gravelly tones as muscled pit bull terrier Tyson.

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Cinemas around Beijing 30 Aug - 30 Sep

Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs and lawless outcast Shaw first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves. PG 13.

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Cinemas around Beijing 23 Aug - 23 Sep

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