2021 film calendar

Source: Universal / 20th Century Studios / Amazon Studios / Disney

(Clockwise from top left): ‘No Time To Die’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘Cruella’, ‘F9’, ‘Last Night In Soho’, ‘Sound Of Metal’

Cinemas in the UK and Ireland are set to reopen this spring, following months of closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Screen is listing the release dates for films in the territory in the calendar below. For distributors who wish to add/amend a date on the calendar, please get in touch with Screen here.

Indoor cinemas in England and Scotland will be allowed to reopen from May 17; with dates yet to be confirmed for Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Screen is also tracking reopening dates of cinemas in territories worldwide; plus individual venues in the UK. It also has calendars for film festivals and the awards season in 2021, plus a rolling coronavirus news page.


May 17 (indoor cinemas in England & Scotland can reopen) 
Sound Of Metal (Vertigo), Spiral: From The Book Of Saw (Lionsgate), Nomadland (Disney+), The Courier (Lionsgate), Maya The Bee 3: The Golden Orb (Kaleidoscope), A Space In Time (Bohemia), Undergods (Munro), Those Who Wish Me Dead (Warner Bros)

May 21
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (Sony), Rare Beasts (Republic), The Human Factor (Dogwoof), My New York Year (Vertigo), Dawn Of War (Kaleidoscope), State Funeral (Mubi)

May 23
Spring Blossom (Curzon)

May 25
The 8th (Together)

May 28
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (Warner Bros), Cruella (Disney), Granada Nights (Eyefive), First Cow (Mubi), Frankie (Picturehouse), Surge (Vertigo), Zebra Girl (Bohemia), Vanquish (Signature), Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry (Altitude), Earwig And The Witch (Elysian), Bank Job (Dartmouth), Felix And The Hidden Treasure (Signature)


June 4
A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount), After Love (BFI), Land (Universal), Ahead Of The Curve (Together), Taming The Garden (Dogwoof), Me Myself And Di (Kaleidoscope), 

June 9
Nobody (Universal)

The Father

Source: Sean Gleason / Sony Pictures Classics

Olivia Colman in ‘The Father’

June 11
Vivo (Sony), The Father (Lionsgate), Gunda (Altitude), The Unholy (Sony), Ellie & Abbie (And Ellie’s Dead Aunt) (Kaleidoscope)

June 18
In The Heights (Warner Bros), Luca (Disney+), The Reason I Jump (Picturehouse), In The Earth (Universal), Monster Hunter (Sony), Wildfire (Modern), Nowhere Special (Curzon), Two Of Us (Peccadillo)

June 23
The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 (Lionsgate)

June 25
Another Round (Studiocanal), Sparkling: The Story Of Champagne (Swipe), Freaky (Universal), Fatima (Republic), New Order (Mubi), The Filmmaker’s House (Verve), Wrath Of Man (Lionsgate), To Be Someone (Kaleidoscope)


July 2
Voyagers (Universal), Last Man Standing (Dogwoof), WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc (Bulldog), The Night Of The Kings (Altitude), Censor (Vertigo)

July 8
Fast & Furious 9 (Universal)

July 9
Black Widow (Disney), Supernova (Studiocanal), Mosley (Miracle), Jumbo (Anti-Worlds)

July 16
The Forever PurgeThe Croods 2: A New Age (Universal), Cinderella (Sony), Deerskin (Picturehouse), Dog (EFD), Space Jam: A New Legacy (Warner Bros)

July 23
Top Gun Maverick (Paramount), I Never Cry (Eureka)

July 29
The Sparks Brothers (Universal)

July 30
Jungle Cruise (Disney), The Green Knight (EFD), Spirit UntamedOld (Universal), Limbo (Mubi), Wildland (Picturehouse), The Most Beautiful Boy In The World (Dogwoof)


August 6
Hotel Transylvania 4 (Sony), The Suicide Squad (Warner Bros)

August 13
Free Guy (Disney), Don’t Breathe 2 (Sony), Escher: Journey Into Infinity (Munro Film Services), Daisy Quokka: World’s Scariest Animal (Signature)

August 18
People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan (Universal)

August 20
The Paw Patrol Movie (Paramount), Reminiscence (Warner Bros), BIOS (eOne)

'The Nest'

Source: Element Pictures

‘The Nest’

August 27
Candyman (Universal), The Beatles: Get Back (Disney), The Nest (Picturehouse)


September 3
Jackass (Paramount), Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings (Disney/Dreamworks), Second Spring (Miracle), Stillwater (eOne)

September 10
Infinite (Paramount), Respect (Universal)

September 15
Venom: Let There Be Carnage (Sony)

September 17
Dune (Warner Bros) 

September 30
No Time To Die (Universal)


October 8
The Addams Family 2 (Universal)

October 11
I Am Belmaya (Dartmouth) 

October 15
Halloween Kills (Universal), The Last Duel (Disney), Never Gonna Snow Again (Picturehouse)

October 22
Dear Evan Hansen, The Boss Baby 2: Family Business (Universal), Ron’s Gone Wrong (Disney), Snake Eyes (Paramount), The Many Saints Of Newark (Warner Bros)

Last Night In Soho c Focus Features

Source: Focus Features

‘Last Night In Soho’

October 29
Last Night In Soho (Universal)


November 5
Eternals (Disney)

November 12
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Sony), Belfast (Universal)

November 19
Mission Impossible 7 (Paramount), King Richard (Warner Bros)

November 26
House Of Gucci (Universal), Encanto (Disney)


December 3
Hope (Picturehouse), Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City (Sony)

December 10
West Side Story (Disney), American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story (Lionsgate)

December 17
Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony)

December 22
Untitled Matrix film (Warner Bros), The King’s Man (Disney)

December 24
Clifford The Big Red Dog (eOne)



January 7
Escape Room 2 

January 14
Deep Water (Disney), Untitled Sesame Street film (Warner Bros), The 355 (Universal), Scream (Paramount)

January 21
Morbius (Sony)

January 28
Sing 2 (Universal)


February 11
Death On The (Disney), Uncharted (Sony), Marry Me (Universal)

February 18
Rumble (Paramount), Ambulance (Universal)


March 4
The Batman (Warner Bros)

March 25
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness (Disney)