New Releases in Cinemas This Week

We have compiled together all the new releases that are opening in the country this week. Make a choice and enjoy!

 The Post

1hr 55min · Biography/Suspense

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Sarah Paulson

 

Downsizing

2hr 15min · Sci-Fi/Comedy

A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor. Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz and Hong Chau

 

The Pirates of Somalia

1hr 56min · Biography/Drama

When rookie writer and proud Canadian Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has a chance encounter with his journalist idol (Al Pacino), he decides to uproot his life in the name of research for his first book. Abandoning his comfortable life, he moves to Somalia to investigate a still-unfolding situation with pirates off the country’s coast. It’s 2008 and the cargo vessel MV Faina has just been hijacked. Based on a true story, Dabka follows a naïve young journalist’s headlong dive into a country he has no business being in. A free agent without government support or a publishing deal, Jay bucks conventions to conduct a raw, on the ground investigation. Starring: Al Pacino, Evan Peters and Melanie Griffith

 

12 Strong

2hr 9min · Action/History

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner, Elsa PatakyTaylor Sheridan and Geoff Stults.

 

Bunyan and Babe

1hr 24min · Animation/Fantasy

After traveling through a portal near his grandparents’ farm, a young boy named Travis (voice of Johnny Orlando) is shocked to meet American folk hero Paul Bunyan (John Goodman) and his pet ox Babe (Jeff Foxworthy). Soon, Bunyan and Babe decide to explore the real world, where they help Travis and his family fight back against a greedy real-estate developer (Kelsey Grammer). Starring: John Goodman, Jeff Foxworthy and Kelsey Grammer

 

Aadu 2

Malayalam · 2hr 40min · Comedy

Shaji Pappan and his gang try to redeem their arts club through a game of tug-o-war. Chaos erupts as the half-witted gang gets entangled in a bigger conspiracy. Starring: Jayasurya, Vijay Babu, Saiju Kurup, Harikrishnan and Ranji Panicker

 

Nirdosh 

Hindi · 2hr 05min · Mystery

Arbaaz Khan plays the role of the investigating officer in a murder case in which Manjari Fadnnis emerges as the prime suspect and is arrested. However, as events unfold, many possibilities and suspects come to the fore. Starring: Manjari Phadnis, Arbaaz Khan and Mukul Dev

 

Gulaebaghavali

Tamil ‧ 2h 9m · Action/Romance

Gulaebaghavali is an Tamil comedy movie directed by Kalyan of ‘Kadha Solla Porom’ fame. The movie has Prabhu Deva and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. Starring: Prabhu Deva, Hansika Motwani, Revathi, Sathyan and Anand Raj.

 

1921

Hindi ‧ 2h 35m ‧ Thriller/Horror

Ayush, a pianist, moves to London from India to learn music. The mansion he stays in has a haunted past, and soon enough strange events start happening around him, threatening to engulf his entire life. That’s when Rose enters, a ghost whisperer, hell-bent on saving Ayush from whatever evil lurks around him. Meanwhile, Rose and Ayush fall for each other. Starring: Zarine Khan, Karan Kundra and Manjit Singh.

 

Diwanjimoola Grand Prix

Malayalam ‧ 2h 20m ‧ Thriller/Sport

Diwanji Moola is the story of reopening of a long forgotten race brings together a family, old-time friends and an entire colony of the downtrodden to raise a new champion. The entry of newly-appointed collector Sajan Joseph IAS (Kunchacko Boban) who takes up the task of setting his city in order. Some of his challenges are uniting its residents especially those in the wards where gang wars are prevalent. As a solution to these, he proposes bringing back the Diwanjimoola Grand Prix, which was once the pride of the place.  Starring: Kunchacko Boban, Nyla Usha, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Vinayakan, and Sudheer Karamana.

 

Torbal Rayeh Jayy

Arabic ‧ 1h 45m ‧ Comedy

A comedy that follows Torbal and his brother Ghorbal in their travel to Cairo to treat their sick mother!! But because the therapy costs are high, they are forced to use unfamiliar means and hire a wizard to help. The Comedy begins when these two brothers decide to learn Wizardry themselves. Starring: Ali El Ghoureir, Khalil El Roumeithy and Khaled Al Ajeerb

Also check out what is happening in Oman this weekend right here.

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