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.

Le Mans 66 (Ford V Ferrari)

You’d probably laugh at the idea of a Ford beating a Ferrari at a race, but this is exactly what happened on June 19, 1966, in the final laps of the 24-hour Le Mans race where Ford actually beat Ferrari in the final lap. Le Mans 66 is based on this true story. The movie follows visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Starring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama (PG13)

Knives Out

Knives out is an Agatha Christie-inspired murder mystery film where everyone is a suspect. A renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, and private investigator Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. Everyone’s a suspect from Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff and they’re being interrogated. Lhe blame game begin!

Starring: Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Crutis, Michael Shannon, Ana de Armas
Genre:  Comedy, Crime, Drama (PG13)

Mercy Black

The film follows Marina, a child whose been committed to a mental institution after she and another friend lured a classmate to the woods to kill her. The killing was a sacrifice to someone called Mercy Black who they believed would be able to solve their problems. Years later, as an adult, her psychologist believes that Marina’s ready to rejoin the world, but Marina isn’t so sure. When she moves back in with her sister, she learns that Mercy Black went viral and there were many copycat crimes. Soon, eerie events start to happen around the house, and worse, her nephew starts to show an interest in Mercy Black. His curiosity reminds Marina of hers back when she was little and she’s now determined to put a stop to it once and for all.

Starring: Pineda Daniella, Janeane Garofalo, Austin Amelio, Ella LaMont
Genre:  Horror, Mystery, Thriller (PG15)

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