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 an animation film and some family-friendly laughs, or a catch up with friends over an action filled movie or a horror flick, here are our top picks of the best films out in cinemas in Dubai this week.



A nurse finds out she just has two days left to live, thanks to an app called Countdown and soon starts to notice a live, mysterious creature following her waiting to kill her. Could the app actually be real and if so, can she really escape her fate…?

Starring: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman
Genre: Horror, Thriller (PG15)

The Farewell

Don’t forget to carry some tissues for this one as it looks like a real tear jerker. Billi is a headstrong Chinese-American woman making her way back to China when she finds out her beloved grandmother has been diagnosed with cancer. Upon her return, she comes to know that her family are hiding the news from the grandmother. To help keep grandma in the dark about the cancer but to enable the whole family to see her without her getting suspicious, they stage an impromptu wedding before she dies.

Starring: Shuzhen Zhao, Awkwafina, X Mayo
Genre: Comedy, Drama (PG13)


Moe Diamond is a New York City money launderer looking for answers after waking up one day with no memory. All he has is millions in stolen cash and drugs. He must scour the streets in search of answers, while trying to dodge a crew of violent and crooked cops.

Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Emory Cohen, Diane Guerrero
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama (15+)


Hoping to start a charter-boat business, David and his wife Sarah purchase an old boat and head out to isolated waters with the family. What they don’t realize is that the boat holds terrifying secrets, and soon enough strange and unexplained things soon start to happen. They soon learn that people have disappeared when on the very boat they now own – and they now need to escape. But here’s the thing about boats…there’s no where to run.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
Genre: Horror (15+)

Dark Encounter

The film follows the grieving family of Maise, a young 8 year old girl who mysteriously disappeared a year ago. Upon returning home after hosting a memorial service in their small town, things start to get weird. They see strange lights in the nearby forest and witness inexplicably strange phenomenon that rattle them to the core. The origin of the lights appear to be visitors from another world that seemingly terrorize the family.

Starring: Laura Fraser, Mel Raido, Sid Phoenix |
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi (PG15)


Housefull 4

When six lovers are parted because of an evil conspiracy and revenge in the era of 1419, they cross paths once again in 2019. However, in the present life the three boys fall in love with the wrong women and are about to marry their sisters-in-law. As destiny would have it, history repeats itself when the three couples land up in Sitamgarh once again, where it all began. Will they remember their past lives in time for marriage or will they be stuck with the wrong lovers forever?

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Sanon
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy (PG13)

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