The Classics Are Making a Comeback at the Movies in November


Now that Australia has well and truly opened back up, it’s time to head to the cinema for some well-deserved respite and in November, HOYTS is bringing back a new classic movie each week.

Starting with two “Best of the Classics” showcases, head on down to your local cinema to enjoy a ’70s Horror and ’80s Action Showcase!

There are also new films Freaky, All My Life and a Total Recall 30th Anniversary Editionthere’s truly something for everyone.

Here’s what’s on at the cinemas in November 2020.

Best of the Classics – ’70s Horror Showcase

With a new movie coming out each week, HOYTS is bringing back some terrifying classics from the 1970s.

☆ Alien (November 5 – November 11)

☆ The Exorcist (November 12 – November 18)

☆ Jaws (November 19 – November 25)

☆ Carrie (November 26 – December 2)

Best of the Classics – ’80s Action Showcase

Die Hard (November 5 – November 11)

Aliens (November 12 – November 18)

The Terminator (November 19 – November 25)

Predator (November 26 – December 2)

New Movie Releases


Release Date: November 5, 2020

From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie’s (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) enduring legacies – her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs and the consequences that followed for her and for the world. After meeting fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Sam Riley), the pair go on to marry and change the face of science forever by their discovery of radioactivity.

The genius of the Curies’ world-changing discoveries and the ensuing Nobel Prize propels the devoted couple into the international limelight.


Release Date: November 12, 2020

Prepare to get Freaky with a twisted take on the body-swap movie when a teenage girl switches bodies with a relentless serial killer.

Seventeen-year-old Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton, Big Little Lies) is just trying to survive the bloodthirsty halls of Blissfield High and the cruelty of the popular crowd. But when she becomes the newest target of The Butcher (Vince Vaughn), her town’s infamous serial killer, her senior year becomes the least of her worries.

When The Butcher’s mystical ancient dagger causes him and Millie to wake up in each other’s bodies, Millie learns that she has just 24 hours to get her body back before the switch becomes permanent and she’s trapped in the form of a middle-aged maniac forever. The only problem is she now looks like a towering psychopath who’s the target of a city-wide manhunt while The Butcher looks like her and has brought his appetite for carnage to Homecoming.

With some help from her friends – ultra-woke Nyla, ultra-fabulous Joshua and her crush Booker – Millie races against the clock to reverse the curse while The Butcher discovers that having a female teen body is the perfect cover for a little Homecoming killing spree.

The film also stars Alan Ruck, Katie Finneran and Dana Drori.

All My Life

Release Date: November 19, 2020

A couple’s wedding plans are thrown off course when the groom is diagnosed with liver cancer.

Starring Jessica Roth (Happy Death Day) and Harry Shum Jr (Crazy Rich Asians).


Release Date: November 19, 2020

Fatman centres on a rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus (Mel Gibson) who is fighting his business decline.

Also starring Walton Goggins, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Chance Hurstfield, Shaun Benson.

Happiest Season

Release Date: November 26, 2020

A young woman with a plan to propose to her girlfriend while at her family’s annual holiday party discovers her partner hasn’t yet come out to her conservative parents.

Starring Mackenzie Davis, Kristen Stewart, Dan Levy, Mary Steenburgen, Alison Brie and Victor Garber.


Total Recall 30th Anniversary Edition

Release Date: November 26, 2020

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real – or does he?

Starring Michael Ironside, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Ronny Cox and Rachel Ticotin.



Release Date: November 26, 2020

In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope. At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition.

Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused an uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.

Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Greg Kinnear, Keira Knightley, Rhys Ifans, Keeley Hawes, Lesley Manville, Jessie Buckley and Phyllis Logan.

For more of what’s on at HOYTS cinemas, head to HOYTS.com.au.

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