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.


When: Thursday, December 12

Hollywood legend Judy Garland shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz. Fast forward 30 years and it’s 1968 and she’s about to prepare for a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. The movie  follows Judy as she prepares for the show, battles with management, her ups and downs with friends and a soon-to-be fifth husband.

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Rufus Sewell, Jessie Buckley
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance (PG13)

Jumanji: The Next Level

When: Thursday, December 12

Jumanji is back and the action is about to reach a whole new level. This installment of the recent Jumanji film series follows the team trek as they trek through scorching deserts and snowy mountains to escape the world’s most dangerous game.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy (PG13)

The Peanut Butter Falcon

When: Thursday, December 12

Zak is a young man with Downs Syndrome who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck. Along his journey, he meets Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor, a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak’s return, to join them on their journey.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama (PG15)

Black Christmas

Far from your usual cheery Christmas movie, Black Christmas follows a group of female students who are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break. As they try to unravel the mystery, they soon discover that the killer is part of an underground college conspiracy.

Starring: Imogen Poots, Cary Elwes, Lily Donoghue
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama (PG15)

Bernie The Dolphin 2

When: Thursday, December 12

Follow two kids as they battle against old arch nemesis, Winston Mills who has gotten together with another evil land developer, Devon Cruz, to get revenge on Bernie the Dolphin. Will the kids be able to save the day this time?

Starring: Patrick Muldoon, Kevin Sorbo, Lola Sultan
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family (PG15)