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6 must-see D-BOX movies this 2023 holiday season

October 19, 2023

Get ready for a holiday season like no other!


As the year winds down, the number of new releases hitting the big screen is going way up. With the holidays being arguably the busiest time of year for movie theaters, there’s no shortage of titles to keep you and your family entertained—regardless of your movie tastes!


To make the season even more special, there are 9 titles coming to a theater near you with D-BOX haptic technology from mid-November through Christmas. With D-BOX, you’ll feel every moment of the action, you’ll sway along with the music, and you’ll be plunged into the heart of the movies thanks to perfectly synchronized movements, vibrations and textures that have been hand-coded by haptic designers to be as realistic as possible!


With plenty of titles to be immersed in during the 2023 holiday season, it could be hard to choose which to see—so keep reading to discover how six of the nine D-BOX releases are about to make the holidays even more magical at the movies!

Trolls Band Together

Perfect for a family stroll to the movies, Trolls Band Together is the third installment in the Trolls franchise and is the long-awaited sequel to 2020’s Trolls World Tour!

The movie follows Poppy and Branch as they navigate their new, official relationship status as a couple and get to know one another on a deeper level. However, in doing so, Poppy learns that Branch was once part of a now-disbanded boy band with his brothers Floyd, John Dory, Spruce and Clay, which was known as BroZone!

Though Branch thought his BroZone era was in securely in past, he and Poppy are thrown back into the spotlight when Floyd is kidnapped by pop-star villains for his musical talents. The two are forced to go on an epic journey to save Floyd and to reunite the long-lost brothers—a journey which has many comical bumps in the road!

With a star-studded cast that includes Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Camila Cabello, Amy Schumer, RuPaul and more, Trolls Band Together is set to deliver a heartwarming and foot-tapping experience that will be even further enhanced by D-BOX motion technology. You can truly feel the music, the adventure and the family connections like never before by joining Poppy and Branch on their journey as of November 17th in Canada and the USA, or as of October 12th in the rest of the world!


For those whose love of horror movies extends beyond Halloween, Thanksgiving is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat this holiday season—if you’re brave enough to see it!

Directed by Eli Roth and starring Patrick Dempsey, Addison Rae, Milo Manheim, Jalen Thomas Brooks, Nell Verlaque, Rick Hoffman and Gina Gershon, this slasher film follows a mysterious serial killer who returns to the town where the Thanksgiving tradition first began with one goal in mind—to make the best Thanksgiving carving board with its residents.

Become part of the slashfest (or try not to) and feel the citizens’ fight for survival by seeing Thanksgiving in a D-BOX theater near you as of November 17th!

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

Also hitting the big screen on November 17th is the long-awaited The Hunger Games prequel, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes!

Based on the novel of the same name, this tale is set long before Coriolanus Snow becomes the tyrannical President of Panem and follows him as he is given the task of mentoring the female tribute from District 12 during the 10th edition of the Hunger Games. However, once she partakes in an act of rebellion during the reaping ceremony, Snow starts to believe he can turn the odds in their favour—but his plan to restore power to his family and have her survive are threatened when feelings get involved.

Starring Rachel Zegler as the tribute from District 12, Tom Blyth as Snow and as well as Peter Dinklage and Viola Davis in supporting roles, you’ll want to accompany them back to the Capitol and feel every moment of their fight for survival—and their fight to find out who is a songbird; and who is a snake.


Directed and produced by Ridley Scott, Napoleon is an epic historical drama that you won’t want to miss!

Set to be released on November 22nd, this movie dives into the life of the famous French leader on his rise to power and explores the often volatile and charged relationship he had with his wife, Joséphine.

Starring the talented Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte and Vanessa Kirby in the role of Joséphine, you’ll be moved by both stellar performances as well as by the D-BOX haptic feedback making you feel every battle, every triumph and every emotion as if you’ve gone back in time and were living them yourself!


Prepare to embark on a magical journey like no other with Wish, the latest movie to hit the big screen from the creators of Disney!

Wish will follow the story of a 17-year-old girl named Asha who senses darkness looming over her home in the Kingdom of Rosas. When she makes a wish to the stars for help, she gets more than she bargained for when Star, a small but powerful cosmic force, comes down to Earth to help her wish come true!

Starring the voice talents of Ariana DeBose, Chris Pine, Alan Tudyk, Angelique Cabral, Victor Garber and more, you’ll truly feel the magic of the stars at work.


Just as the birds head south for the winter, you can head to the cinema this holiday season to join the Mallard family on the trip of a lifetime by seeing Migration as of December 22nd!

After being stuck in a rut in their home pond in New England and after being visited by a family of migrating mallards, Pam and her two children—Dax and Gwen—convince their overprotective, homebody father Mack to migrate to Jamaica via New York city. However, as their well-intentioned plans go off-track, the Mallard family will have to learn to deal with the unpredictability that is life.

Featuring the voice talents of Elizabeth Banks, Kumail Nanjiani, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Danny DeVito and with haptic feedback enhancing every twist and turn of their journey, you’ll be right there with them feeling the excitement and surprises that come along with stepping outside of your comfort zone!

A holiday season filled with merry movie memories

As we eagerly anticipate the holiday season, the cinematic world is ready to dazzle us with a spectacular lineup of movies! From epic historical dramas to heartwarming family adventures, these upcoming holiday releases promise to be nothing short of extraordinary.

With the addition of D-BOX haptics, you'll not only see and hear the action on the screen, but you'll also feel it in a way that immerses you like never before by blending storytelling and the sense of touch of your entire body!

It’s time to mark your calendars and prepare for a season of unforgettable cinema!


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