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.
Step Up: Year of the Dance
Step Up: Year of the Dance, is a spin-off of the successful 5-part Step Up franchise. A gifted street dancer, Tie Hou lives by modest means, and he along with close friends, including Xiao Fei, are united by their love of dance. When a violent bar brawl breaks out, Tie Hou stands up for Xiao Fei against the brutal gangster Chipmunk and ends up in prison. Refining his kung fu-inspired dance moves in his tiny cell is the only thing that keeps him going.
Starring: Jade Chynoweth, Sean Lew, Jun Yu
Genre: Musical (PG13)
Set out for revenge against the creator of the high-tech prison from where they just escaped, Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) and his entire team cross paths with Shen, another notorious prison breaker and ally searching for the kidnapped daughter of a Chinese billionaire. Their desire for revenge and new mission collide when they break into Devil’s Station, an impenetrable gothic prison where the girl is being held hostage. A prison created by none other than their sworn enemy.
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista, 50 Cent
Genre: Action, Thriller (PG15)
Stu is a mild-mannered Uber driver who picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer. Hilarity ensues as he is thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life and more importantly… his perfect five-star rating.
Starring: Karen Gillan, Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Betty Gilpin
Genre: Action, Comedy (15+)
We Have Always Lived In The Castle
Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they’ve been hiding.
Starring: Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario, Crispin Glover
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller (PG13)
When a massive category five hurricane hits her Florida hometown, Haley ignores evacuation orders to search for her missing father. She finds him gravely injured in the crawl space of their family home, where the two become trapped by quickly encroaching floodwaters. As time runs out to escape the strengthening storm, Haley and her father discover that the rising water level is the least of their problems.
Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Ross Anderson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror (PG15)
Super 30 is a true story based on the life of a genius mathematician Anand Kumar who changed the lives of many kids taking the entrance exam for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Each of the kids he coached are now working in all parts of the world in top level positions making a difference.
Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur , Pankaj Tripathi, Nandish Singh , Amit Sadh
Genre: Biography (PG)