Best Movies to keep you alive amidst the COVID-19

Due to the pandemic ravaging the entire world, most movie companies & producers had no option but to postpone the release of many anticipated movies for this 2020 but that shouldn’t knock you down as I have personally hand picked some great movies that will keep you & your family lively as you enforce your stay – at – home order.

1. Little (2019)

Jordan Sanders, a successful businesswoman who treats her employees poorly, wakes up one morning to discover that she has been transformed into her 13-year-old self, who was constantly bullied.

2. Zombillenium (2017)

A health and safety inspector unwillingly winds up with a gig at a horror-themed amusement park run by real-life werewolves, vampires and zombies.

3. Mortal Kombat legends: Scorpions Revenge (2020)

The champions of Outworld and Earthrealm fight to the death in a brutal tournament that determines the fate of Earth.

4. Underwater

Disaster strikes more than six miles below the ocean surface when water crashes through the walls of a drilling station. Led by their captain, the survivors realize that their only hope is to walk across the sea floor to reach the main part of the facility. But they soon find themselves in a fight for their lives when they come under attack from mysterious and deadly creatures that no one has ever seen.

4. The Invisible Man

After staging his own suicide, a crazed scientist uses his power to become invisible to stalk and terrorize his ex-girlfriend. When the police refuse to believe her story, she decides to take matters into her own hands and fight back.

5. Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey

It’s open season on Harley Quinn when her explosive breakup with the Joker puts a big fat target on her back. Unprotected and on the run, Quinn faces the wrath of narcissistic crime boss Black Mask, his right-hand man, Victor Zsasz, and every other thug in the city. But things soon even out for Harley when she becomes unexpected allies with three deadly women — Huntress, Black Canary and Renee Montoya.

6 Bloodshot

After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot recall anything from his former life. But when his memories flood back and he remembers the man that killed both him and his wife, he breaks out of the facility to get revenge, only to discover that there’s more to the conspiracy than he thought.

Postponed blockbuster movies for 2020

Soul (June 19)

Pixar takes you on a jazz odyssey for this musical animation, which is currently sticking to its planned early summer release date. As the pandemic continues, that may prove to be optimistic — but Disney has so many films in the schedule it may struggle to find a new slot for Soul should theaters remain closed.  

Original release date: Unchanged

Tenet (July 17)

Christopher Nolan’s time-twisting thriller Tenet has also held its nerve and stuck to its planned date even as the rest of the summer’s films were postponed or rescheduled. But even if theaters are open again in July, audiences may still be wary of gathering. 

Original release date: Unchanged

Mulan (July 24)

Mulan was pulled from theaters just before it was due to be released.Disney

Disney’s live-action Mulan reboot was pulled on March 12, just a few hours after similar announcements for A Quiet Place 2 and F9. The postponement came less than two weeks before it was supposed to open — late enough that some viewers and critics saw the film at preview screenings, calling the new Mulan “majestic” and “thrilling.” The day after Mulan was delayed, Walt Disney Studios said it was pausing production on other live-action films. Disney then named a new date when it reshuffled its entire slate on April 3.

Original release date: March 27, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984 (Aug. 14)

Warner Bros held out until March 24 before announcing that Wonder Woman 2 would be delayed, but with most other blockbusters postponed it was clear the DC comics sequel would have to move from its planned June release date. But where many big movies have moved much later in the year or been postponed indefinitely, Wonder Woman 1984 is rather optimistically committed to hitting theaters in August.   

Original release date: June 2020

Bill and Ted Face the Music (Aug. 21)

A visitor from the future tells best friends Bill and Ted that one of their songs can save life as we know it and bring harmony to the universe.

Original release date: Unchanged

Monster Hunter (Sept. 4)

A United Nations military team falls into a portal to an alternate world where hunters fight giant monsters. Two groups work together to defend the portal, thwarting monsters from entering and invading Earth.

Original release date: Unchanged

The King’s Man (Sept. 18)

One man must race against time to stop history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds as they get together to plot a war that could wipe out millions of people and destroy humanity.

Original release date: Unchanged

Without Remorse (Sept. 18)

Without Remorse is a thriller novel, written by Tom Clancy and published on August 11, 1993. Set during the Vietnam War, it serves as an origin story of John Clark, one of the recurring characters in the Jack Ryan universe.

Original release date: Unchanged

Candyman (Sept. 25)

This horror remake directed by Nia DaCosta and written by Jordan Peele has been pushed to September.

Original release date: June 12, 2020

Bios (Oct. 2)

The last man on Earth builds an android to keep him and his dog company and goes on a journey across the country.

Original release date: Unchanged

The French Dispatch (Oct. 16)

Wes Anderson returns with more idiosyncratic art-housery in The French Dispatch, starring Timothée Chalamet, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tilda Swinton and Frances McDormand.

Original release date: July

Halloween Kills (Oct. 16)

Halloween Kills is an upcoming American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Danny McBride and Scott Teems. It is a sequel to 2018’s Halloween and the twelfth and penultimate installment in the Halloween franchise

Original release date: Unchanged

Black Widow (Nov. 6)

Florence Pugh and Scarlett Johansson wait a little longer to team up in Black Widow.Disney

IOriginally scheduled for May 1, Marvel’s Black Widow has been pushed back to Nov. 6. In March, Disney initially postponed the film to an unspecified date, then on April 3 confirmed Black Widow would debut this winter in a reshuffle of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe — including Captain Marvel, Thor, Black Panther and Doctor Strange sequels due over the next couple of years.

Original release date: May 1, 2020

Red Notice (Nov. 13)

Red Notice is an upcoming American action comedy thriller film written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. It will star Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. This marks the third collaboration between Johnson and Thurber after Central Intelligence and Skyscraper

Original release date: Unchanged

No Time to Die (Nov. 25)

Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007, directed by Cary Fukunaga and co-written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, was the first major movie to delay release. No Time to Die had already lost its original director and changed its release date twice, but producers feared the closure of many theaters around the globe due to coronavirus would harm box office takings in lucrative international markets. The delay was announced March 4, a week before the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. It will now open in the UK on Nov. 12 and the US on Nov. 25.

Original release date: April 2020

Godzilla vs Kong (Nov. 20)

Fearsome monsters Godzilla and King Kong square off in an epic battle for the ages, while humanity looks to wipe out both of the creatures and take back the planet once and for all.

Original release date: Unchanged

Raya and the Last Dragon (Nov. 25)

Raya and the Last Dragon is an upcoming American computer-animated fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Original release date: Unchanged

Free Guy (Dec. 11)

Video game-themed action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds was slated for summer but will now open nearer the end of the year.

Original release date: July 3, 2020

West Side Story (Dec. 18)

Two teenagers from different ethnic backgrounds fall in love in 1950s New York City.

Original release date: Unchanged

Coming 2 America (Dec. 18)

Coming 2 America is an upcoming American comedy film. It will serve as a sequel to Coming to America. The film will be directed by Craig Brewer, from a screenplay by David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein, and Kenya Barris, based on characters created by Eddie Murphy

Original release date: Unchanged

Dune (Dec. 18)

Paul Atreides leads nomadic tribes in a battle to control the desert planet Arrakis.

Original release date: Unchanged

Top Gun: Maverick (Dec. 23)

In April, the high-flying Tom Cruise sequel was pushed from June to December. We’ve waited over 30 years for a sequel to the original 1986 Top Gun, so what’s a few more months?

Original release date: June 24, 2020

Eternals (Feb. 12, 2021)

Marvel’s otherworldly ensemble was intended to open in November, but was bumped into the new year to make way for Black Widow.

Original release date: Nov 6, 2020 

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (March 5, 2021)

On March 31, Sony took the decision to shift its entire slate of theatrical releases. So Jason Reitman’s small town-set Ghostbusters resurrection is pushed from July 2020 to March 5, 2021, taking Sony’s slot that was originally intended for video game adaptation Uncharted. 

Original release date: July 10, 2020

The Many Saints of Newark (March 12, 2021)

The Many Saints of Newark is a ’60s-set prequel to classic TV series The Sopranos, in which Michael Gandolfini takes on the role of Tony Soprano made famous by his father James Gandolfini.

Original release date: Sep. 25, 2020

Morbius (March 19, 2021)

As part of Sony’s big reshuffle, Jared Leto’s Marvel vampire movie Morbius has been pushed from July to mid-March next year.

Original release date: July 31, 2020

F9 (April 2, 2021)

Starring Vin Diesel, John Cena and Charlize Theron, the ninth Fast and Furious film was due to open in May 2020. But it was one of the first to reshedule, taking the bold step of moving nearly a year to April 2021 — a date previously earmarked for the next film in the Fast Saga. There’s no word yet on when the 10th and final film will be released.

Original release date: May 2020

Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings (May 7, 2021)

Marvel’s martial arts action movie starring Simu Liu as mystical fighter Shang-Chi was also reshuffled by Disney.

Release date: February 2021

Jungle Cruise (July 30, 2021)

Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson take a cruise in the jungle, postponed by Disney a whole year.

Original release date: July, 2020

Uncharted (Oct. 8, 2021)

The coronavirus isn’t just affecting the films that are supposed to come out in these troubled times: It’s also disrupted the films that are in production. Uncharted, starring Tom Holland, was the first of next year’s blockbusters to be officially moved.

Original release date: March 5, 2021

The Batman (Oct. 1, 2021)

Robert Pattinson dons the batsuit for this delayed DC adventure.

Original release date: June 25, 2021

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Nov. 5, 2021)

Fans of Doctor Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, will have to wait before entering the Multiverse of Madness thanks to Marvel’s reshuffle.

Original release date: May 2021

Elvis Presley biopic (Nov. 5, 2021)

Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis tribute became a high-profile casualty of the pandemic when Tom Hanks, who appears in the film as Colonel Tom Parker, contracted the coronavirus. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, have now recovered, and the film will be delayed only a month.

Original release date: Oct. 1, 2021

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