These are the films out in Dubai cinemas this week

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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.

English

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Based on the runaway bestseller, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox, played by Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett. Bernadette is a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette’s leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

Also available in Distraction Free

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery (PG13)

 

Angel of Mine

Angel of Mine follows the story of Lizzie, a mom grieving over the loss of one of her children. Having suffered the tragic loss years ago, she slowly begins to rebuild her life but then suddenly gets obsessed with her neighbour’s daughter – to the point where she begins to believe that it could be her own child. Her acts start out fairly innocent, but slowly grow increasingly dangerous which leads to an explosive confrontation with the girl’s real mother.

Also available in Distraction Free

Starring: Yvonne Strahovski, Luke Evans, Noomi Rapace
Genre: Thriller (PG15)

Trouble

Master Trouble is a cute little pooch living life in the lap of luxury. When his owner unfortunately dies, the dog hits the streets to escape his former owner’s greedy children. He ends up being saved by a girl who aspires to be a singer, but who he considers a ‘poor person’ because she lives in a one room apartment, and of course there are no silk sheets or butlers to tend to his every need. Together, the duo need to face the real world, and for Trouble, this means he needs to learn how to become a real dog, including learning to bark, bite and growl.

Starring: Dee Bradley Baker, Kevin Chamberlin, Ludo Lefebvre
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family (General)

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The Final Wish

Seen the Final Destination franchise? The Final Wish is by the same creator that comes with a new twisted tale of death. When Aaron’s father unexpectedly passes away, he tries to come to terms with his grief while supporting his equally devastated mother. As they sift through the dad’s belongings, they come across an urn (of course, they do…) that appears much more than it seems. Because of the urn, Aaron seems to think his wishes and prayers are being granted – but soon realises that it is soul bounding, and whatever it is… gets stronger with every wish.

Starring: Lin Shaye, Michael Welch, Melissa Bolona
Genre: Horror (PG15)

After the Wedding

Isabel has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum in India. However, funds are running dry – no beds, no food and no school supplies. Theresa is the multimillionaire head of a media company who lives with her artist husband and their twin boys in New York, hears about Isabel, and decides to donate a small fortune. However, her one request is that Isabel come to New York to deliver the presentation in person – a city that the philanthropist has avoided for over two decades. However, she agrees – only to come face to face with her past.

Starring: Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup
Genre: Drama (PG13)

Also available in Distraction Free

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