Check out our handy guide to the latest movie releases coming out this week…

Whether you’re planning a trip to the cinema with the kids for some family-friendly laughs, or a catch up with friends that include a horror flick or the latest action-packed film, here are our top picks of the best films out in cinemas in Dubai this week.



In the harsh yet beautiful Australian outback lives a beast, an animal of staggering size, with a need for blood and destruction. It cares for none, defends its territory with brutal force, and kills with raw, animalistic savagery unlike any have seen before.

Starring: Nathan Jones, Bill Moseley, John Jarratt
Genre: Horror (18, to be confirmed)


A young mole must try to achieve his impossible dream of becoming a footballer in order to save his hometown gold mine from a greedy supervillain known as ‘The Boss”.

Starring: Ken Stott, Lizzie Waterworth, Alex Kelly
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy (General)

A Vigilante

A once abused woman, Sadie, played by Olivia Wilde, devotes herself to ridding victims of their domestic abusers while hunting down the husband she must kill to truly be free. A Vigilante is a thriller inspired by the strength and bravery of real domestic abuse survivors and the incredible obstacles to safety they face.

Note: The movie releases this week on May 1 for ladies’ night only.

Starring:  Olivia Wilde, Morgan Spector, Kyle Catlett
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery (TBC)


Leil Khargi

The movie follows the story of an aspiring independent filmmaker named Moe whose career currently finds him directing commercials to make a living. His best friend has just received a prison sentence for using “profound” language in a novel and his girlfriend leaves him, frustrated with the series of compromises he accepts. Bogged down in Cairo’s perpetually congested traffic during a cab ride en route to a post-production studio, Moe is yanked into an all-night saga by the conniving taxi driver and Tutu, a salacious vixen.

Note: The movie will have English subtitles so non-Arabic speaking crowd can enjoy.

Starring: Amr Abed, Mona Hala, Karim Qassem
Genre: Drama (15+)

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