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 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.
Spider-Man: Far From Home
SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen Avengers: Endgame (and we’re honestly hoping you have by now), skip to the next movie trailer! You’ve been warned…
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Our friendly neighborhood superhero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation, but Peter Parker’s plan to leave heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent.
Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei, Jake Gyllenhaal
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy (PG13)
Asterix: The Secret of The Magic Potion
The famous duo from Gaul, Asterix and Obelix (and his little white Terrier dog, Dogmatix) are back! In this adventure, the pair embark on a quest across Gaul, looking for a young druid worthy of learning the secret of the magic potion (one that gives you unbelievable strength). Once they begin their quest, all hell breaks lose at home as the Romans – lead by the ridiculous Tomcrus — start attacking.
Starring: Christian Clavier, Guillaume Briat, Alex Lutz
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy (General)
Play or Die
Based on the acclaimed novel, ‘Puzzle’, the movies follows two passionate gamers who participate in an exclusive escape game in an abandoned hospital. Unfortunately, they soon realize that only one of them will get out alive.
Starring: Charley Palmer Rothwell, Roxane Mesquida, Laetitia Chambon
Genre: Horror (15+)
I’ll Take Your Dead
I’ll Take Your Dead is a creepy crime thriller about a likeable father and daughter just trying to move on after the mother’s passing. But the dad’s job is causing them problems. William gets himself involved with the gangs once they realise he has a unique and useful talent for being able to dispose of dead bodies. Tensions build when one of the ‘corpses’ turns out to be alive, and Gloria, the daughter, realises their house is haunted by previous gang victims.
Starring: Aidan Devine, Ava Preston, Jess Salgueiro
Genre: Horror (15+)
From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years, Pavarotti is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of the legendary singer. This cinematic event features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology.
Starring: Spike Lee, Princess Diana, Luciano Pavarotti
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music (18, to be confirmed)