Currently showing at Nu Metro Cinemas in Pretoria
3D Animation Comedy Family | TBA | 1 hr 27 min
Cast: Ellie Kemper, Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart
Directors: Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney
Set inside a Manhattan apartment building, a terrier named Max finds his status as favourite pet in jeopardy when his owner adopts a giant, sloppy and careless mongrel called Duke. After being dragged into the city and caught by Animal Control, they’re sent to the pound, where they’re recruited into an army of lost pets by a bunny named Snowball.
Adventure Animation Comedy Fantasy Musical | PG V | 1 hr 34 min
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel
Directors: Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn
Princess Poppy and Branch live in a colourful, wondrous world where infectiously upbeat Trolls always feel a song coming on… only to find their optimistic way of life under threat. The crazy and cute duo embark on a hair-raising quest to save their world from the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are never happy until they have a troll in their belly.
Action | 13 LV | 1 hr 58 min
Cast: Cobie Smulders, Robert Knepper, Tom Cruise
Director: Edward Zwick
Four years on, Jack Reacher returns to the headquarters of his old military unit where he served as a Major in the United States Army Military Police Corps. Instead of a salute, he’s shrouded in suspicion after being accused of a 16-year-old homicide, opening old wounds and leading him on the trail of a much bigger and darker conspiracy.
Action Comedy | PG | 1 hr 41 min
Cast: Cobie Smulders, Robert Knepper, Tom Cruise
Director: Greg Mottola
A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.
Adventure Action Fantasy Sci-Fi | 10 – 12 PG V | 1 hr 55 min
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Scott Adkins, Benedict Wong
Director: Scott Derrickson
From Marvel Studios comes “Doctor Strange,” the story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange whose life changes forever after a horrific car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he is forced to look for healing, and hope, in an unlikely place–a mysterious enclave known as Kamar-Taj. He quickly learns that this is not just a center for healing but also the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying our reality. Before long Strange–armed with newly acquired magical powers–is forced to choose whether to return to his life of fortune and status or leave it all behind to defend the world as the most powerful sorcerer in existence.
Mystery Drama Horror | 13 LSV | 1 hr 47 min
Cast: Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Jaz Sinclair Romany Malco, Michael K. Williams, Theo Rossi
Director: Jon Cassar
John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna (Jaz Sinclair), the perfect woman to be their surrogate — but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. The couple becomes caught up in Anna”s deadly game and must fight to regain control of their future before it”s too late.
Animation | PG V | 1 hr 27 min
Cast: Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Katie Crown, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Danny Trejo
Directors: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland
Storks deliver babies… or at least they used to. Now, they deliver packages for a global internet giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorised baby girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble before the boss gets wise, Junior and his friend Tulip, the only human on Stork Mountain, race to make their first ever baby drop in a wild and revealing journey that could make more than one family whole and restore the storks’ true mission in the world.
Crime Drama Thriller | 16 LPVS | 2 hrs 08 min
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Ben Affleck, J.K. Simmons
Director: Gavin O’Connor
As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Science Fiction | 11 – 12 PG | 1 hr 56 min
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg
Director: Denis Villeneuve
When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team, lead by expert linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate the alien craft. As mankind teeters on the verge of a global war, Banks and the team race against time to find answers. Lousie Banks will take a chance that could threaten her life, and, quite possibly, humanity.
Adventure | TBA | 2 hr 15 min
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Ezra Miller, Jon Voight Ron Perlman, Gemma Chan, Katherine Waterston, Samantha Morton, Carmen Ejogo
Director: David Yates
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four Harry Potter blockbusters. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt”s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
Action | 16 LV | 1 hr 29 min
Cast: Mel Gibson Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy
Director: Jean-François Richet
John Link is an ex-convict who fights to protect his estranged daughter from the drug cartel that is hunting her down. John must use his connections from his past and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive.
Sci-Fi Action Adventure | 10 V | 1 hr 32 min
Cast: Ben Winchell, Maria Bello, Ana Villafañe, Josh Brener, Andy Garcia
Director: Stewart Hendler
16 year old Max McGrath has just moved to a new town and is desperately trying to fit in, when he discovers his body can generate the universe’s most powerful energy. Unknown to Max, a slightly rebellious and hilarious techno-organic extraterrestrial named Steel has been keeping an eye on Max, wanting a piece of Max’s superhuman energy. When they finally meet, they discover that together they form “Max Steel,” a superhero possessing a powerful strength beyond anything known in our world. These two unlikely friends soon find themselves hunted by sinister forces who want to control Max’s powers, as well as an unstoppable enemy from another galaxy.
Action Comedy | 10 – 12 PG V | 1 hr 47 min
Cast: Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville Bingbing Fan, Eric Tsang, Eve Torres, Winston Chao
Director: Renny Harlin
For years, by-the-book Hong Kong detective Benny Chan has tried to avenge his partner’s murder at the hands of a drug lord. When Benny learns that freewheeling American gambler Connor Watts has the evidence he needs, he teams with Connor to get justice.
Animated | PG V | 1 hr 12 min
Cast: Alexey Tsitsilin, Sharlto Copley, Bella Thorne, Isabelle Fuhrman, Sean Bean
Director: Aleksey Tsitsilin
In Die Sneeukoningin 2 word die storie verder gevoer. Na hulle oorwinning oor die Sneeukoningin het die trolle ’n smaak vir vryheid ontwikkel. Nadat die trol Orm ’n groot rol in die oorwinning gespeel het, het hy almal se held geword. Maar nou is dit nie vir hom genoeg nie. Nadat hy op ’n komiese manier sy heldedaad en prestasies vreeslik oordryf het, begin hy om ’n web van leuens te spin – hy beweer byvoorbeeld dat hy die Sneeukoningin eiehandig oorwin het en dat dit voorbeskik is dat hy met die prinses sal trou en baie magtig en ryk sal word. Maar waarheen lei Orm se stories en gaan dit hom in die moeilikheid laat beland? In hierdie opwindende en gevaarlike avontuur leer Orm dat ’n mens nie vriende, geluk en ware liefde deur middel van bedrog kan bekom nie. Gerda se stem word vertolk deur Leah.
Comedy | 10 – 12 PG | 2 hr 06 min
Cast: Simoné Nortmann, Francois Jacobs, Elize Cawood, Nicola Hanekom, Neels van Jaarsveld, Drikus Volschenk, Leandry Smith, Liam Bosman, Lara Kinnear, Candice Kruger en Bennie Fourie
Vir die Voëls vertel die ware verhaal van Irma Humpel (Simoné Nortmann), ’n korrelkop-rabbedoe wat in ’n trourok voor die kansel beland langs die seun wat haar kleintyd onophoudelik geterg het. Tot kort tevore was haar kop op ’n blok dat onafhanklikheid die enigste vorm van vryheid is, maar intussen het Sampie de Klerk (Francois Jacobs) haar oortuigings op alle vlakke kom uitdaag. Vir die Voëls speel in die laat 1970’s af.
Sci-Fi Action Adventure | TBA
Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker
Director: Gareth Edwards
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire”s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Comedy | 13 | 1 hr 51 min
Cast: Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Danny Glover, John Michael Higgins, Romany Malco, Mo’Nique, Nicole Ari Parker, JB Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Jessie T. Usher, DC Young Fly
Director: David E. Talbert
A beloved patriarch asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along. If they can honour that wish and spend five days under the same roof without killing each other, it will be a Christmas miracle.
Adventure Horror | 16 HV | 1 hr 32 min
Cast: Kate Beckinsale
Director: Anna Foerster
Vampire-death dealer Selene fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
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