Popcorn at the ready – we’ve got some catching up to do… 

With cinemas now allowed to reopen in Dubai, there’s never been a better time to catch some of the best pictures ever made. From Academy Award-winners to blockbusting thrillers, here are 10 movies you can see in Dubai cinemas this weekend.

Before you book your ticket, take a look at everything Dubai cinemas are doing to prepare for reopening.

21 Bridges

An NYPD detective, Andre Davis is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night goes on and time ticks away, the search intensifies and Andre doesn’t want the killers to get away. So, he decides to shut down any means of getting in or out of Manhattan – including the 21 bridges linking the iconic island to the outside.

Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama (PG 15)

Black Panther

After his father’s death, T’Challa returns home to Wakanda to inherit his throne. But a powerful old enemy reappears and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi (PG13)


The movie is set in World War II, and follows the evacuation of 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers from the town of Dunkirk as they are surrounded by the Germans.

Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance
Genre: Action, Drama, History (PG13)

Mad Max: Fury Road

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Max, a drifter and survivor, unwillingly joins Imperator Furiosa, a rebel warrior, in a quest to overthrow a tyrant who controls the land’s water supply.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi (PG15)

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

When a group of terrorists plan to detonate three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on different cities, it’s up to Ethan Hunt and his IMF team to stop the carnage.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller (PG13)

I Feel Pretty

The movie follows Renee, a supposedly unattractive overweight singleton who wakes up to see herself as a gorgeous supermodel after facing a head injury at a spin class. In the weeks that follow, Amy’s newfound confidence sees her taking on body confidence stereotypes one step at a time.

Starring: Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski
Genre: Comedy, Romance (15+)

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

It’s been four years since the theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment, and Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans. When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. However, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi (PG13)

Spiderman: Homecoming

When a young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May, he tries his best to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, while also trying to return to his normal daily routine. However, Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi (PG13)

The Addams Family

Get those fingers ready for some clickin! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, are back on screen. When the family decide to move to New Jersey, the locals are just not prepared for the unique qualities of the peculiar, ghoulish family and their shenanigans. As you can imagine – comedic chaos ensues.

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family (PG)


Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts to make a comeback following a scandal. However, during an investigation, Eddie’s body merges with the alien Venom, leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Eddie soon learns that he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organisation looking for a symbiote of their own.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi (PG15)