Movies Released December 3, 2021

Friday, December 3

Dune PG-13

Set on the remote desert planet of Arrakis, the one planet that produces the interstellar's sole source of the spice Melange, a empirewide power struggle begins over the control of the spice.
Dave Bautista, Timothee Chalamet, Stellan Skarsgard, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Jon Spaihts, Thomas Tull, Jason Momoa
Action Adventure Fantasy Adaptation Sci-Fi 3D IMAX
108 mins

Encounter R

A decorated Marine is on a rescue mission to save his two boys from an inhuman threat.
Octavia Spencer, Riz Ahmed, Janina Gavankar, Rory Cochrane, Lucian-River Chauhan, Michael Pearce, Joe Barton
Thriller Sci-Fi

Diary of a Wimpy Kid PG

An all-new animated adaptation-- different than the recent live-action films.
Chris Diamantopoulos, Brady Noon, Swinton Scott, Jeff Kinney, Ethan William Childress
Adventure Family Animation Reboot Based on Book
90 mins

Silent Night NR

An extended British family has a Christmas dinner in a country setting.
Keira Knightley, Matthew Vaughn, Trudie Styler, Matthew Goode, Camille Griffin, Celine Rattray, Roman Griffin Davis, Annabelle Wallis
Drama Horror Holiday Dark Comedy

Back to the Outback

Tired of humans gawking at them like they’re monsters, a ragtag group of Australia’s deadliest creatures plot a daring escape from their zoo to the Outback, a place where they’ll fit in without being judged for their scales and fangs.
Rachel House, Isla Fisher, Guy Pearce, Akiva Goldsman, Greg Lessans, Tim Minchin, Wayne Knight, Harry Cripps
Adventure Family Animation CG
97 mins

him & her NR

Inspired by true events in 1989, two strangers, a young woman in Detroit and a young man in Chicago, connect when their phone lines unexpectedly cross. Rather than hanging up, something sparks them to continue the conversation. Both are searching for meaning and answers in their own lives; they forge a connection that gives them each the will to transform what’s been haunting them. With their lives going in different directions and long distance an obstacle to a lasting commitment, they decide to meet in an unusual way for one day. The fleeting encounter will change their lives forever.
Uri Singer, Callan McAuliffe, Ice Mrozek, Cristina Spruell
Romance Teen

Wolf R

Jacob (George MacKay) believes he is a wolf trapped in a human body, a real-life condition known as species dysphoria. When his distraught family send him to a clinic which specialises in the treatment of the disorder, he meets the other patients – Duck (Senan Jennings), Squirrel (Darragh Shannon), Horse (Elisa Fionuir), Parrot (Lola Petticrew), Spider (Amy Macken) and German Shepherd (Fionn O’Shea) - who all self-identify as another species. Together they are forced to undergo increasingly extreme forms of "curative" therapies at the hands of The Zookeeper (Paddy Considine), whose methods are unconventional and cruel. The only respite to this ever-growing restlessness is the enigmatic Wildcat (Lily-Rose Depp) with whom he roams the hospital in the dead of night. The two form an improbable friendship that develops into infatuation. But can he renounce his true self for love, and will he ever be able to deny the being inside?
Paddy Considine, George MacKay, Eileen Walsh, Darragh Shannon, Elisa Fionuir, Nathalie Biancheri, Jessie Fisk, Jane Doolan
Drama
96 mins

Deadlock R

Bruce Willis stars as Ron Whitlock, a wanted criminal leading a team of mercenaries on a mission of vengeance. Convinced that the government is working against them, the merciless group brutally seizes an energy plant and holds everyone inside hostage. With a nearby town on the brink of massive flooding and destruction, it’s up to one retired elite army ranger Mack Karr (Patrick Muldoon) to save thousands of innocent lives before it’s too late.
Patrick Muldoon, Jared Cohn, Bruce Willis, Cam Cannon
Action

The Hand of God R

From Academy Award-winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Great Beauty, The Young Pope), comes the story of a boy, Fabietto Schisa, in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s. The Hand of God is a story full of unexpected joys, such as the arrival of football legend Diego Maradona, and an equally unexpected tragedy. Fate plays its part, joy and tragedy intertwine, and Fabietto’s future is set in motion. Sorrentino returns to his hometown to tell his most personal story, a tale of fate and family, sports and cinema, love and loss.
Paolo Sorrentino, Toni Servillo, Filippo Scotti, Teresa Saponangelo, Marlon Joubert
Drama
127 mins

Benedetta

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.
Charlotte Rampling, Lambert Wilson, Paul Verhoeven, David Birke, Judith C Brown, Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia, Olivier Rabourdin
Drama Biography
New York / Los Angeles
2 / 5
Play Trailer Buy / Rent
90 mins

Castle Falls NR

After decades of neglect, Castle Heights Hospital, this symbol of the city's segregated past has been packed with dynamite and is ready to be demolished. No one knows that a gang leader, now in prison, hid the 3 million dollars in cash he stole from his rivals inside the abandoned building. Now, three desperate parties want the money - a blue collared ex-fighter (Adkins) who finds it while working as part of the demolition crew, a prison guard (Lundgren) willing to do anything to pay for his daughter's cancer treatment and a ruthless gang who claim to be the rightful owners. The demolition charges are set, everyone clears out and the Castle is set to fall in 90 minutes. The clock is ticking. Who will find the cash and: will they get out alive?
Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Jim E. Chandler, Kevin Wayne, Luke Hawx, Scott Hunter, Kim DeLonghi
Action Thriller
86 mins

Last Shoot Out PG-13

After newlywed Jocelyn learns that her husband Jody (Michael Welch) had her father shot down, she flees from the Callahan ranch in fear. She's rescued by gunman Billy Tyson, who safeguards her at a remote outpost as he slaves off Jody's attempts to reclaim his bride. As the angry Callahans keep Billy, Jocelyn, and others captive at the outpost, an explosive showdown is inevitable.
Cam Gigandet, Lee Martin, Michael Welch, Michael Feifer, Bruce Dern
Action Adventure
81 mins

Twas the Night

A newly-engaged couple tries to host the perfect Christmas Eve dinner for their soon-to-be in-laws while hiding a body in their house.
Paul Van Scott, Samy Zipser, The Ro Bros, Nicole Pringle, David Steven Perez, Lisa Panagopoulos, Cynthia D. Perry, James Lee Fronck
Crime Holiday

Tapad

The film is based in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand where Ishana (Male protagonist) meets foreign returned Ramisa (Female protagonist). As their passionate romance brews, Ishana falls madly in love with her, but things turn out differently. What seemed to be a straightforward relationship gets hit by the most unexpected storm. Nothing seems to be going right for the star crossed lovers. When things seem almost overwhelming in their finality, Ishana has one more draconian hurdle thrown his way. How he copes with it forms the soul of this incredible love story.
Sajid Nadiadwala, Ahan Shetty, Milan Luthria, Tara Sutaria
Romance Bollywood-Tamil

The End Of Us R

After a brutal breakup, two executives must continue living together in California during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Steven Kanter, Henry Loevner, Claudia Restrepo, Lovell Holder, Ben Coleman, Ali Vingiano, Derrick DeBlasis, Gadiel Del Orbe
Drama
97 mins

Red Stone NR

A dangerous hitman (Neal McDonough) is tasked with hunting down a teenager who witnessed the murder of his older brother at the hands of a ruthless Southern crime lord (Michael Cudlitz). The hired gun must track down the boy before either the rival henchmen or the F.B.I. find him first. As the hours tick down, the hitman begins to question his deadly ways and must choose which side he belongs to.
Billy Blair, Michael Cudlitz, Derek Presley, Neal McDonough, Dash Melrose, Dominic Scott Kay, Mike Dopud, Alexandria Deberry
Thriller

Mixtape

A 12-year-old girl, raised by her aunt and who never knew her mother, finds a mixtape that once belonged to her mom but she accidentally destroys it. Since the music on the tape is the only link she has to her deceased parents, the girl sets out to track down each of the obscure songs listed on the tape’s case, finding out something about her parents and herself, along the way.
Stacey Menear, Jim Wedaa, Trudie Styler, Chris Foss, Valerie Weiss, Celine Rattray, Gil Netter, Alice Wu
Drama Music Coming-of-Age
97 mins

True to the Game 3

Gena's awakes to find that her mysterious savior is actually Quadir (Columbus Short) whom she thought was dead. Before happily ever after, Quadir gives Gena (Erica Peeples) 72 hours to go back to Philly to check on Bria (Iyana Halley) and Gah Git (Starletta DuPois) and let them know of her plans. The stakes are at an all-time high as the streets are scorching hot with a pair of crooked cops; Detective Joe (Darius McCrary) and Det. Mike (Kinyumba Mutakabbir) who put the squeeze on any and everybody they can catch, with their own motive, MONEY. Saleem (Jeremy Meeks) hasn't been able to reach Jerrell when he finds out his brother Terrell (Kris Lofton) has just been released from jail. The pressure is mounting as someone from the crew is snitching. Can Gena get out of town and make a new life for herself? Will Quadir risk it all and go back to Philly if he can't reach Gena? Will Jerell return and get the money and take out Quadir once and for all? Who will stay True to the Game?
Columbus Short, David Wolfgang, Lil Mama, Manny Halley, Rodney Turner II, Yolanda Halle, Vivica A. Fox, Jeff Robertson
Thriller Crime

Flee

The story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret he has kept hidden for 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and his soon to be husband.
Riz Ahmed, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Documentary

This Game's Called Murder

The movie follows the daughter of iconic women’s luxury footwear designer Mr. Wallendorf, who sabotages her sadistic father’s business in a dark tale of murder, greed, and betrayal based in a consumer-crazed society.
Ron Perlman, Natasha Henstridge, Adam Sherman, Vanessa Marano, James Lastovic
Thriller Horror

The Second NR

The persona of a celebrated author is threatened when her best friend and muse reveals the dark secret behind her first novel's provenance, igniting an incendiary tale of sex, lies and betrayal
Vince Colosimo, Mairi Cameron, Stephen Lance, Rachel Blake, Susie Porter, Martin Sacks
Drama Thriller
30 mins

Shaun The Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas NR

Aardman’s wooliest star returns for the holidays... but Shaun's seasonal excitement turns to dismay when Timmy suddenly goes missing during a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the Flock.
Tom Parkinson
Sequel Family Animation
97 mins

Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night NR

Return to the death game where it all began—Sword Art Online. In this new Aincrad Arc by original creator Reki Kawahara, the story is seen through Asuna’s eyes. What at first seems like a dream come true quickly becomes a nightmare when newbie gamer Asuna Yuuki learns the only way to escape the virtual world of Aincrad is to beat all 100 levels—but “Game Over” means you die in the real world.
Ayako Kono, Bryce Papenbrook, Cherami Leigh
Adventure Animation
81 mins

The Scary of Sixty-First NR

While out apartment hunting, college pals Noelle and Addie stumble upon the deal of a lifetime: a posh duplex on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But soon after moving in, a more sinister picture of the apartment emerges when a mysterious woman arrives and claims the property used to belong to the infamous and recently-deceased Jeffrey Epstein.

With this news, Noelle becomes obsessed with the visitor—to the point of infatuation. As the pair plunge deeper into the conspiracies of the Epstein case, Addie falls into her own bizarre state: a pseudo-possession complete with inexplicable fits of age-regressed sexual mania. As they peel back on these strange occurrences, the truth reveals itself to be more twisted than they could have ever imagined.
Dasha Nekrasova, Madeline Quinn, Betsey Brown, Mark Rapaport
Thriller
Los Angeles
2 / 5
More Info Buy / Rent
85 mins

Try Harder! NR

Documents one of San Francisco’s most competitive public high school as a new class of seniors cope with the college application process.
Debbie Lum
Documentary
90 mins

Home NR

An ex felon returns home from prison and must confront the demons of his past.
Lil Rel Howery, Kathy Bates, Franka Potente, Aisling Franciosi, Stephen Root, Jake McLaughlin
Drama
96 mins

Citizen Ashe NR

An exploration of the legacy of tennis great and humanitarian Arthur Ashe.
Sam Pollard, Rex Miller
Documentary

Friday, December 3