The Sky Cinema on NOW hot list: From Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway to Last Train to Christmas – best films to watch in December

From the nostalgic festive movie Last Train to Christmas to superhero film The Suicide Squad – check out the top new premieres available with a NOW Cinema Membership in December.

By Sophia Moir Published: 29 November 2021 - 4.38pm
Peter Rabbit 2 on Sky Cinema with NOW

Watch Peter Rabbit 2 on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from December 25.

If you're struggling to find anything to watch in your TV guide, why not settle down with the best films on Sky Cinema?

Enjoy all the new releases from the comfort of your sofa, with festive films including Last Train to Christmas and A Christmas Number One providing this month’s highlights, as well as family film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway.

We've listed the biggest films and premiere dates coming soon with a NOW Cinema Membership.

Plus, don’t miss the best TV shows coming up on NOW this month.

A Boy Called Christmas

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father.

Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible.

Henry Lawfull stars in the title role with an impressive ensemble cast including Toby Jones, Sally Hawkins, Kristen Wiig, Michiel Huisman, Zoe Colletti, Stephen Merchant, Jim Broadbent, Indica Watson and Maggie Smith.

Watch A Boy Called Christmas on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from Friday, November 26.

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A Christmas Number One

Fresh from a break-up with the world’s hottest popstar, music manager Meg Rai (Freida Pinto) leaves New York for London to manage boyband Five Together, who are desperate for a Christmas hit after their latest album flopped. 

Meanwhile, Blake Cutter, persuaded by his Christmas obsessive and terminally ill niece, Nina, puts his thrash metal band, Scurve, to one side to write Nina the ultimate Christmas song.

Watch A Christmas Number One on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from December 10

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In The Heights

Based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway show, and from the director of Crazy Rich Asians, In The Heights is a must-watch film for musical fans. 

The movie follows Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, who saves every penny he earns as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Watch In The Heights on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from December 17

Last Train to Christmas

Tony Towers (Michael Sheen) is about to take the trip of a lifetime. It’s 1985 and he’s a successful nightclub manager, a local celebrity and engaged to a much younger woman, Sue (Nathalie Emmanuel). 

When they embark upon the train to Nottingham for a Christmas family reunion, things get a little strange. Moving up a carriage lands him in 1995, where he finds his clubs have failed and his life has fallen apart. Can Tony change his life, or will he just make things worse?

Watch Last Train to Christmas on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from December 18

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

The lovable rogue is back in Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. 

Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.

Watch Peter Rabbit 2 on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from December 25

The Suicide Squad

From writer/director James Gunn comes superhero action adventure The Suicide Squad, featuring a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup.

Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and King Shark are recruited for a super-secret mission on the island of Corto Maltese. With guerrilla forces, high-tech weapons and a giant alien starfish, what could possibly go wrong?

Watch The Suicide Squad on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership from December 26

 

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