Moonlight Cinema announces huge movie program for February: The Dry 2, Anyone But You, Wonka and more

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Moonlight Cinema announces huge movie program for February: The Dry 2, Anyone But You, Wonka and more

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Get ready for a month of love, laughter, and blockbuster hits as Moonlight Cinema announces its enchanting February program.

The iconic outdoor cinema is set to transform picturesque parklands across Australia, from Sydney to Perth, into magical settings for unforgettable summer nights under the stars.

Kicking off the month is ‘A Week of Romance,’ leading into the celebration of galantines and Valentine’s Day. Moonlight Cinema has curated a selection of timeless romantic classics such as The Notebook, A Cinderella Story, and the new release Anyone but You. Lovebirds can enjoy these heartwarming tales in a unique outdoor setting.

Moonlight Cinema Australia

  • Adelaide: Botanic Park until 14 February
  • Brisbane: Roma Street Parklands until 18 February
  • Melbourne: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria until 30 March
  • Perth: Kings Park & Botanic Garden until 24 March
  • Sydney: Centennial Parklands until 24 March

Keep up with the latest in local news and entertainment here.

Moonlight Cinema continues its tradition of offering a diverse program, catering to all movie enthusiasts. From blockbuster hits to fresh releases and family-friendly adventures, the February lineup promises entertainment for everyone. Whether it’s a date night or a family outing, Moonlight Cinema has it covered.

Preview Screenings

  • Force of Nature: The Dry 2 – 4th February (National): The much anticipated sequel to the 2021 Australian box office hit ‘The Dry’, directed by Robert Connolly and starring Eric Bana.

New Releases

The movies that everyone is talking about under the stars on the big screen this February.

  • Next Goal Wins – 2nd February (National) directed by Academy Award Winner Taika Waititi and based on the true story of the American Samoa football team, who suffered the worst loss in World Cup history.
  • Migration – 3rd February (National) A family of mallards who try to convince their overprotective father to go on a vacation of a lifetime in this animated adventure comedy.
  • All of Us Strangers – 15th February (Sydney, Melbourne) Romantic fantasy directed by Andrew Haigh starring Paul Mescal, Andrew Scott, Claire Foy and Jamie Bell.
  • Wonka – 17th February (National) Timothée Chalamet stars as a young Willy Wonka building his chocolate empire.
  • Ferrari – 18th February (National) starring Adam Driver and Penélope Cruz, this movie tells the story of Enzo Ferrari across the summer of 1957.
  • The Iron Claw – 22nd February (Sydney), 23rd February (Melbourne, Perth) Biographical sports drama film based on the life of professional wrestler Kevin Von Erich.

A Week of Romance

Your favourite romance classics under the stars.

  • 10 Things I Hate About You – 7th February (National) 90s classic starring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles. A high-school boy, Cameron, cannot date Bianca until her anti-social older sister, Kat, has a boyfriend.
  • A Cinderella Story – 8th February (National) Hillary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge and Chad Michael Murray star in this modern day take on the classic tale of Cinderella.
  • Twilight – 9th February (National) Starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, based on the book series by Stephanie Meyer.
  • The Princess Diaries – 10th February (National) A shy American teenager learns she is heiress to the throne of a European kingdom, Genovia, starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews.
  • Anyone But You – 11th February (National) Starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell, Bea and Ben’s initial attraction quickly turns sour, but they pretend to be the perfect couple to keep up appearances.
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days – 13th February (National) Andie, a magazine writer, meets her date Benjamin, a marketing executive, after she decides to write a special column while he makes a bet.
  • The Notebook – Valentine’s Day 14th February (National) Quintessential lover’s movie starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams told in the form of two soul mates reading from a notebook.

Pride Celebration Screening

Mamma Mia – 25th February (Sydney) Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, this romantic comedy stars Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried and Pierce Brosnan.

Moonlight Cinema isn’t just about the movies; it’s a complete experience. Moviegoers can indulge in tasty snacks from on-site food trucks or pack a picnic for a cosy night out. The setting is perfect for a romantic date or a laid-back evening with family and friends.

Tickets for Moonlight Cinema’s February program are on sale now at With locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Perth, moviegoers can choose their preferred spot for a night of cinematic magic.

Don’t miss out on this unique outdoor cinema experience. Grab your tickets, pack your blankets, and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Moonlight Cinema!