Breakdown of 2020 Movie Delays, and When They Will Hit Theaters

No Time to Die moves to Thanksgiving, F9 moves to next year, and Mulan, The New Mutants, The Lovebirds, and more are currently in limbo.

by | April 3, 2020 | Comments

So far, 2020 has been unpredictable, as movie studios and the film industry at large scramble to respond to an ever-changing global crisis. In early March, it was announced that the release date of the latest James Bond film (and Daniel Craig’s final outing in the role), No Time to Die, was being postponed from April to November, and it was only a matter of time before others followed suit. Sure enough, a whole slew of films have now announced release date changes, and not all of them have pinned down exactly when they plan to open. Read on for the full list of films that have postponed their opening weekends in 2020, and be sure to check back for updates as they are announced. [Updated on 4/3/20.]


First Cow (2020)  – Released on March 6; being pulled from theaters for relaunch later in the year, new date unknown
My Spy (2020)
 – Moved from March 13 to April 17
The Truth (La vérité) (2020)
 – Moved from March 20; new date unknown
Blue Story (2020)  – Moved from March 20; new date unknown
A Quiet Place Part II (2020)  – Moved from March 20 to September 4
The Climb (2020)  – Moved from March 20; new date unknown
Mulan (2020)  – Moved from March 27 to July 24
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)  – Moved from April 3 to August 7
The Lovebirds (2020)  – Removed from April 3 theatrical release; acquired by Netflix but launch date unknown
Radium Girls (2020)  – Moved from April 3; new date unknown
The New Mutants (2020)  – Moved from April 3; new date unknown
No Time To Die (2020)
– Moved from April 4 (UK) / April 10 (US) to November 12 (UK) / November 25 (US)
Saint Maud (2020)  – Moved from April 10; new date unknown
Antlers (2020)  – Moved from April 17; new date unknown
Antebellum (2020)  – Moved from April 24; new date unknown
Black Widow (2020)  – Moved from May 1 to November 6
The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020)  – Moved from May 8; new date unknown
Run (2020)  – Moved from May 8; new date unknown
Spiral (2020)  – Moved from May 15; new date unknown
Scoob! (2020)  – Moved from May 15; new date unknown
The Woman in the Window (2020)  – Moved from May 15; new date unknown
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)  – Moved from May 22 to July 31
F9 (2021)  – Moved from May 22, 2020 to April 2, 2021
Artemis Fowl (2020)  – Removed from May 29 theatrical release; premiering on Disney+ but date unknown
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)  – Moved from June 5 to August 14
Greyhound (2020)  – Moved from June 12; new date unknown
Candyman (2020)  – Moved from June 12 to September 25
Top Gun: Maverick (2020)  – Moved from June 26 to December 23
In the Heights (2020)  – Moved from June 26; new date unknown
Free Guy (2020)  – Moved from July 3, 2020 to December 11
Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021)  – Moved from July 3, 2020 to July 2, 2021
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)  – Moved from July 10, 2020 to March 5, 2021
The French Dispatch (2020)  – Moved from July 24 to October 16
Jungle Cruise (2021)  – Moved from July 24, 2020 to July 30, 2021
Morbius (2021)  – Moved from July 31, 2020 to March 19, 2021
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)  – Moved from August 7, 2020 to January 15, 2021
Eternals (2021)  – Moved from November 6, 2020 to February 12, 2021


Trolls World Tour (2020)  – Will be available digitally on same day as release, April 10
Onward (2020)  – Available digitally now
The Invisible Man (2020)  – Available digitally now
The Hunt (2020)  – Available digitally now
Emma. (2020)  – Available digitally now
Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)  – Available digitally now
Bloodshot (2020)  – Available digitally now

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