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 an animation film and some family-friendly laughs, or a catch up with friends over an action filled movie or a horror flick, here are our top picks of the best films out in cinemas in Dubai this week.
Henry Brogan is an elite assassin who becomes the target of a mysterious operative who can seemingly predict his every move. To his horror, he soon learns that the man who’s trying to kill him is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself. Two Will Smith’s for the price of one? Yes, please!
Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi (PG13)
Lucy is the egotistical megalomaniac CEO of Incredible Edibles (they make edible cutlery). One weekend, Lucy leads her staff including her long-suffering assistants, Freddie and Jess, on a corporate team-building caving weekend to New Mexico. When disaster strikes, not even their useless guide, Brandon, can save them. Trapped underground by a cave-in, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together in order to survive.
Starring: Demi Moore, Ed Helms, Jessica Williams, Karan Soni (PG15)
Phil’s addicted to his phone. He has no friends, he has a job writing pop culture “Top 10” lists, and his love life is non-existent. But all that’s about to change. Phil is forced to upgrade his phone and the latest model comes with an unexpected feature – Jexi. She’s an artificial intelligence life coach, virtual assistant and cheerleader and much more. With her help, Phil begins to get a real life, but as he becomes less dependent on his phone, Jexi’s artificial intelligence morphs into a tech nightmare determined to keep Phil all to herself, even if it means ruining his chances of finding success.
Starring: Rose Byrne, Adam Devine, Alexandra Shipp (18+)
Salma’s Big Wish
In the Mexican town of Santa Clara lives Salma, a 16 year-old orphan who never got to meet her biological parents. The only story she’s been told her whole life is that they abandoned her. Salma has spent most of her life dedicated to searching out clues for her parents’ identity and their whereabouts with little to no luck, until she discovers a special book that is filled with stories of Santa Clara and the history of their people. With this special book, Salma sets off on an adventure with her two brave and heart-warming foster brothers, Jorge and Pedro, to find the missing links to her family’s heritage hoping she finally gets to meet her long lost parents.
Starring: Camila Amezcua, Rocco Amezcua, Connor Andrade
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy (PG)