Five movies to watch in the UAE this weekend

From India's biggest blockbuster to a perfect kids flick, there are plenty of options at the cinema

Five movies to watch in the UAE this weekend

Picking what to see at the cinema can be overwhelming, with the list of latest releases you want to see growing by another five by the time you can say popcorn.

Whether you want to treat the kids, or see the latest blockbuster, here’s a list of five movies to check out this weekend…

Angel of Mine
Noomi Rapace, best known for her portrayal of Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, is the star of Angel of Mine, an English-language version of the 2008 French film L’Empreinte de L’Ang. In this domestic thriller, she plays a mother who becomes convinced that her daughter, who died several years before the events of the movie, is still alive. She quickly forms an obsession with another girl and the movie explores her mental state. Other stars include Yvonne Strahovski and Luke Evans.
Age: 18+.
Release date: Aug 29.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie, starring Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, has divided critics and cinemagoers alike. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is an homage to 1960s Los Angeles and follows Pitt's stuntman and DiCaprio's movie star as he tried to resurrect their careers. Other top stars include Margot Robbie, Dakota Fanning and Al Pacino. Although this movie was released August 15, it’s still worth going to see, as it remains the talk of the town.
Age: 18+.
Release date: Aug 15.

Saaho is the third-most expensive movie ever produced in India, with a budget of INR350bn  (DHS179m), and it certainly shows. This action thriller stars Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor and has been highly anticipated since filming began two years ago. Prabhas will play an undercover cop who aims to solve a major robbery in Mumbai. The film was shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and will also be released in two other languages.
Age: 18+.
Release date: Aug 30.

If you’re looking for something to keep the little ones entertained, Trouble might just be the movie you need. The animated picture revolves around a pampered pooch named Trouble who tries to escape from his owner’s children and ends up struggling to live in the real world. Voice stars include American singer Jason Mraz and Snoop Dogg.
Age: PG.
Release date: Aug 29.

Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Where’d You Go, Bernadette, is based on the bestselling 2012 novel of the same name by Maria Semple. It revolves around the disappearance of the titular character, played by Cate Blanchett, who goes missing. Her daughter, Bee, must then attempt to track her down. Other stars include Kristen Wiig and Laurence Fishburne.
Age: 18+.
Release date: Aug 29.

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