Movies Released November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8

Doctor Sleep

Centers on the Danny Torrance character from “The Shining,” carrying the trauma from the events at the Overlook Hotel into his adulthood.
Alex Essoe, Mike Flanagan, Trevor Macy, Akiva Goldsman, Ewan McGregor, Zackary Momoh, Jon Berg, Carl Lumbly
Sequel Horror Adaptation
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Midway

The four-day battle in 1942 took place six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, and saw the U.S. Navy decisively defeat an attacking fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Aaron Eckhart, Dennis Quaid, Nick Jonas, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Roland Emmerich
Action War Historical
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
97 mins

Primal

When Frank Walsh (Nicolas Cage), a hunter and collector of rare and exotic animals, bags a priceless white jaguar for a zoo, he figures it’ll be smooth sailing to a big payday. But the ship bearing Frank’s precious cargo has two predators caged in its hold: the cat, and a political assassin being extradited to the U.S. After the assassin breaks free – and then frees the jaguar – Frank feverishly stalks the ship’s cramped corridors in hot pursuit of his prey, right up until the thrilling, unpredictable climax.
Nicolas Cage, Famke Janssen, Nick Powell, Richard Leder, Kevin Durand, LaMonica Garrett, Michael Imperioli
Action Crime
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Last Christmas

Emilia Clarke (HBO's Game of Thrones), Henry Golding (A Simple Favor, Crazy Rich Asians) and Emma Thompson star for director Paul Feig (A Simple Favor, Spy, Bridesmaids) in Last Christmas, a romantic comedy inspired by a George Michael beat and written by Academy Award® winner Thompson (Sense and Sensibility, Bridget Jones's Baby) and playwright Bryony Kimmings. Kate (Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom (Golding) seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate's barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart ... and you gotta have faith.
Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke, Paul Feig, Bryony Kimmings, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh
Drama Romance Holiday
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Playing With Fire

When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley Rose Slater) in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet - babysitters. Unable to locate the children's parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs and even their fire depot turned upside down and quickly learn that kids - much like fires -are wild and unpredictable.
John Leguizamo, Matt Lieberman, John Cena, Sean Robins, Brianna Hildebrand, Dan Ewen, Mark Moran, Andy Fickman
Comedy Family
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
90 mins

Racetime

Ready, Set, Snow! Frankie and Sophie challenge newcomers Zac and Charlie to an epic sled race, only to break down right before the finish line. Convinced that Zac cheated, Frankie demands a rematch and raises the stakes by betting his team’s clubhouse. Frankie and the gang build a spectacular new race track and the stage is set for the biggest race of the season.
Noel Fisher, Benoit Godbout, Lucinda Davis, Angela Galuppo, Dawn Ford, Todd Fennell
Family Animation
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
90 mins

Love is Blind

A funny and irresistible story of a young girl who literally cannot see or hear her mother, even though she is living with her under the same roof. With the help of an eccentric psychiatrist, and a local, accidental hero, our heroine has to grow up, but falls in love and eventually takes hold of her future - despite not being able to see what's right in front of her.
Aidan Turner, Monty Whitebloom, Shannon Tarbet, Andy Delaney, Jennifer Schuur, Benjamin Walker, Matthew Broderick, Chloe Sevigny
Drama Comedy Romance
135 mins

Better Days

Nian finds her life at a standstill when faced by relentless bullying from her peers as she prepares for her college entrance exam. Fate brings her together with small-time criminal Bei, but before they can retreat into a world of their own, both are dragged into the middle of a murder investigation that will change their lives forever. In this dramatic thriller, Derek Kwok-Cheung Tsang paints a bleak picture of an oppressive society, in the guise of a gripping fairy-tale love story, exposing the dark world of bullying and societal pressures of achievement facing today’s youth.
Derek Kwok-Cheung Tsang, Zhou Dongyu, Jackson Yee
Drama
102 mins

Cold Brook

Two ordinary guys in a small town embark on an extraordinary adventure and risk everything for a stranger in need.
Robin Weigert, William Fichtner, Kim Coates, Cain DeVore, Harold Perrineau
Drama Comedy
118 mins

Danger Close

Major Harry Smith (Travis Fimmel) and his company of 108 young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives in the Battle of Long tan. With 2,500 battle-hardened Viet Cong soldiers closing in, their ammunition running out and casualties mounting, each man searches for the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.
Kriv Stenders, Travis Fimmel, Daniel Webber, Myles Pollard, Matt Dordan, Richard Roxburgh, Stuart Beattie, Luke Bracey
Action

Let It Snow

A snowstorm hits a small town on a cold Christmas Eve, affecting the friendships, love lives and futures of several high school seniors.
Isabela Moner, Mitchell Hope, Scott Stuber, Dylan Clark, Shameik Moore, Joan Cusack, Luke Snellin, Victoria Strouse
Drama Romance Adaptation Holiday
82 mins

Light from Light

Gifted with sometimes-prophetic dreams and a lifelong interest in the paranormal, Shelia (Marin Ireland) is asked to investigate a potential haunting at a Tennessee farmhouse. It’s there she meets Richard (Jim Gaffigan), a recent widower who believes his wife may still be with him. The investigation that ensues — which eventually pulls in Shelia’s son, Owen and his classmate Lucy — forces them to confront the mysteries of their own lives.
Elisabeth Moss, Toby Halbrooks, Tim Headington, Marin Ireland, Josh Wiggins, Atheena Frizzell, Paul Harrill, James M. Johnston
Drama Mystery
Los Angeles
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Klaus

After proving himself to be the worst postman at the academy, a postman is posted to a frozen town in the North where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.
Will Sasso, Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones, J.K. Simmons, Joan Cusack, Sergio Pablos, Jim Mahoney, Norm MacDonald
Adventure Animation Holiday

Honey Boy

A child actor and his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father attempt to mend their contentious relationship over the course of a decade.
Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Maika Monroe, Alma Har’el, Noah Jupe, FKA Twigs, Natasha Lyonne, Martin Starr
Drama Biography
90 mins

Ballet Blanc

An innocent-looking young boy mysteriously appears in a nondescript small town.
Anne-Sophie Dutoit, Shelley Starrett, Colter Carlborn-Mann, Brian Woods, Franco Fox, Catherine Lassesen
Thriller Horror

Friday, November 8