Here’s What’s Hitting Theaters This Weekend

Here’s What’s Hitting Theaters This Weekend

We post the movies that will be hitting theaters in the next couple of weeks so that you can plan accordingly! I know I’m ready for my drink and my popcorn and a melting chocolate chip cookie!

Here’s what will be hitting theaters this weekend:

Detroit (Annapurna Pictures), Kidnap (Aviron), Step (Fox Searchlight), The Dark Tower (Sony Pictures/Columbia Pictures/NRC), Wind River (The Weinstein Co.)

Next week:

Annabelle: Creation (New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. Pictures), Home Again (Open Road Films), Open Water 3 Cage Dive (Lionsgate Home Entertainment), The Glass Castle (Lionsgate), The Only Living Boy In New York (Roadside Attractions).

Detroit poster (Annapurna Pictures)
Detroit poster (Annapurna Pictures)

Detroit (Annapurna Pictures):

DETROIT stars: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Ben O’Toole, Joseph David Jones, Ephraim Sykes, Leon Thomas III, Nathan Davis Jr., Peyton Alex Smith, Malcolm David Kelley, Gbenga Akinnabve, Chris Chalk, Jeremy Strong, Laz Alonzo, Austin Hebert, Miguel Pimentel, Kris Davis, John Krasinski, Anthony Mackie

DETROIT synopsis

From the Academy Award winning director of THE HURT LOCKER and ZERO DARK THIRTY, DETROIT tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ‘67.

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Kidnap poster (Aviron)
Kidnap poster (Aviron)

Kidnap (Aviron Pictures):

Kidnap stars: Halle Berry, Dana Gourrier, Christopher Berry, Sage Correa, Lew Temple, Malea Rose, Didi Costine, Ritchie Montgomery, Kurt Krause, Robert Walker Branchaud, Chris McGinn

Kidnap synopsis:

A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mom Karla Dyson (Academy Award winner Halle Berry) when her son suddenly disappears. Without a cell phone and knowing she has no time to wait for police help, Karla jumps in her own car and sets off in pursuit of the kidnappers. A relentless, edge-of-your seat chase ensues, where Karla must risk everything to not lose sight of her son. In this tense, action-fueled thriller, directed by Luis Prieto and from the producers of SALT and TRANSFORMERS, one mother’s heroic attempt to take back her son leads her to ask herself how far she will go to save her child.

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Stop poster
Stop poster

Step (Fox Searchlight):

Step stars: Paula Dofat, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon

Step synopsis:

Step is the true-life story of a girls’ high-school step team against the background of the heart of Baltimore. These young women learn to laugh, love and thrive – on and off the stage – even when the world seems to work against them. Empowered by their teachers, teammates, counselors, coaches and families, they chase their ultimate dreams: to win a step championship and to be accepted into college.

This all female school is reshaping the futures of its students’ lives by making it their goal to have every member of their senior class accepted to and graduate from college, many of whom will be the first in their family to do so. Deeply insightful and emotionally inspiring, STEP embodies the true meaning of sisterhood through a story of courageous young women worth cheering for.

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The Dark Tower poster (Sony Pictures)
The Dark Tower poster (Sony Pictures)

The Dark Tower (Sony Pictures):

The Dark Tower stars: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylo,r Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley

The Dark Tower synopsis:

There are other worlds than these. Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

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Wind River poster (The Weinstein Company)
Wind River poster (The Weinstein Company)

Wind River (The Weinstein Co.):

Wind River stars: Kelsey Asbille, Jeremy Renner, Julia Jones, Teo Briones, Apesanahkwat, Graham Green, Elizabeth Olsen, Tantoo Cardinal, Eric Lange, Gil Birmingham, Althea Sam, Tokala Clifford, Martin Sensmeier, Tyler Laracca, Shayne J. Cullen,

Wind River synopsis:

An FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation

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Annabelle: Creation (New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. Pictures):

Annabelle: Creation (New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. Pictures)
Annabelle: Creation (New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. Pictures)

Annabelle: Creation stars: Miranda Otto, Javer Botet, Stephanie Sigman, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Talitha Bateman, Anthony LaPaglia, Adam Bartley, Lulu Wilson

Annabelle: Creation synopsis:

Former toy maker Sam Mullins and his wife Esther are happy to welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their California farmhouse. Years earlier, the couple lost their 7-year-old daughter Annabelle in a tragic car accident. Terror soon strikes when one of the girls finds a seemingly innocent doll that seems to have

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Home Again poster (Open Road Films)
Home Again poster (Open Road Films)

Home Again (Open Road Films):

Home Again stars: Reese Witherspoon, Lake Bell, Michael Sheen

Home Again synopsis:

HOME AGAIN stars Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies,” Wild, Walk The Line, Sweet Home Alabama) as Alice Kinney in a modern romantic comedy. Recently separated from her husband, (Michael Sheen), Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place to live. Alice agrees to let the guys stay in her guest house temporarily, but the arrangement ends up unfolding in unexpected ways. Alice’s unlikely new family and new romance comes to a crashing halt when her ex-husband shows up, suitcase in hand. HOME AGAIN is a story of love, friendship, and the families we create. And one very big life lesson: Starting over is not for beginners.

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Open Water 3: Cage Dive poster (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
Open Water 3: Cage Dive poster (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)

Open Water 3 Cage Dive (Lionsgate Home Entertainment):

Open Water 3 Cage Dive stars: Joel Hogan, Josh Potthoff, Megan Peta Hill and Pete Valley

Open Water 3 Cage Dive synopsis:

“In this intense thriller, three friends from California head to the rugged Australian coast for a cage-dive encounter with deadly Great Whites. But after attracting a swarm of vicious sharks, their tour boat is destroyed by a massive rogue wave. As clouds gather and darkness descends, the three friends find themselves alone and defenseless, afloat in the chilly ocean as hungry man-eaters begin to circle. With little hope of rescue, they must fight to survive using only their courage.”

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The Glass Castle poster (Lionsgate)
The Glass Castle poster (Lionsgate)

The Glass Castle (Lionsgate):

The Glass Castle stars: Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson, Sarah Snook, Max Greenfield, Iain Armitage, Ella Anderson, Shree Crooks

The Glass Castle synopsis:

Based on a memoir, four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children’s brilliant and charismatic father captured their imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Meanwhile, their mother abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want to take on the work of raising a family.

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The Only Boy Living In New York still(Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions)
The Only Boy Living In New York still(Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions)

The Only Living Boy In New York (Roadside Attractions):

The Only Living Boy In New York stars: Kate Beckinsale, Kiersey Clemons, Pierce Brosnan, Jeff Bridges

The Only Living Boy In New York synopsis:

“Thomas Webb (Callum Turner), the son of a publisher and his artistic wife, has just graduated from college and is trying to find his place in the world. Moving from his parents’ Upper West Side apartment to the Lower East Side, he befriends his neighbor W.F. (Jeff Bridges), a shambling alcoholic writer who dispenses worldly wisdom alongside healthy shots of whiskey. Thomas’ world begins to shift when he discovers that his long-married father (Pierce Brosnan) is having an affair with a seductive younger woman (Kate Beckinsale). Determined to break up the relationship, Thomas ends up sleeping with his father’s mistress, launching a chain of events that will change everything he thinks he knows about himself and his family.”

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