Check out our handy guide of 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.
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers: Endgame.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy (PG13)
Inspired by the unforgettable true story of the K-141, Kursk tells the story of the Russian flagship nuclear-powered submarine that sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea in August 2000. The film follows 23 sailors who fought for survival aboard the disabled submarine and their families who desperately battled bureaucratic obstacles and impossible odds to find answers and save them.
Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Colin Firth, Léa Seydoux, Peter Simonischek
Genre: Action, Drama, History (18, to be confirmed)
A hit contract is taken out on a billionaire’s daughter who is intent on bringing down a major crime syndicate. A down and out team of mercenaries must take on a group of professional assassins and stop them before they kill their target.
Starring: Tony Jaa, Tiger Hu Chen, Iko Uwais
Genre: Action, Thriller (15+)
Stockholm is based on the absurd but true story of a 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis. The film follows Lars Nystrom, who dons a disguise to raid a central Stockholm bank, taking hostages in order to spring his friend, Gunnar from prison. Negotiations with detectives hit a wall when the police refuse to let Lars leave in a getaway car with the hostages. Days pass and the hostages develop an uneasy relationship with their captor, which is particularly complex for one character, Bianca, who forms a strong bond with Lars as she witnesses his caring nature.
Starring: Mark Strong, Noomi Rapace, Ethan Hawke
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama (18, to be confirmed)
Mission of Honor
Mission of Honor is the story of a group of brave Polish pilots known as Squadron 303 who fought in the skies over England in WW2, not just to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis, but also to keep alive the very idea of their own country, which had existed in its modern form for barely twenty years before it was crushed between the opposing jaws of Germany and Russia. Equipped with the almost-obsolete Hurricane airplane and RAF blue uniforms, they fought and Poland lived.
Starring: Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson, Stefanie Martini
Genre: Action, Drama, War (18, to be confirmed)
In an isolated hospital in the high ranges of Kerala, an autistic patient with special skills piques the interest of a psychiatrist, whose investigation into her past leads to startling revelations.
Starring: Fahadh Faasil, Sai Pallavi, Atul Kulkarni
Genre: Thriller (To be announced)
Last Fool Show
Last Show Fool follows the story of Mayessa, a film director who turns her personal heartbreak story into a movie after producers pressure her to make another romantic film. While making the film, she crosses paths again with her ex, and finds herself making new memories with him while trying to stop herself from falling for him again.
Starring: Arci Muñoz, JM de Guzman, Snooky Serna
Genre: Comedy, Romance (To be announced)