Film Inquiry makes a list of the movies that are opening in cinemas every Tuesday. Opening this week: Patriots Day, Sleepless, The Bye Bye Man, Live by Night, Monster Trucks, 48 Hours To Live, The Book of Love, The Crash, Worlds Apart, Alone in Berlin, Bad Kids of Crestview Academy, 100 Streets and Claire in Motion.
Note that these are based on the opening dates in the United States. If you’re looking for the opening dates for a certain movie in your country, click the ‘international release dates” below the movie details.
Opening in Cinemas This Week:
Patriots Day (2016)
2h 13min | Drama, History, Thriller
An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’s actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Director: Peter Berg
Writers: Peter Berg, Matt Cook, Joshua Zetumer
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons
1h 35min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld scours a nightclub in search of his kidnapped son.
Director: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Andrea Berloff
Stars: Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney
The Bye Bye Man (2016)
1h 36min | Horror, Thriller
Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind man’s most unspeakable acts.
Director: Stacy Title
Writers: Jonathan Penner
Stars: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas
Live By Night (2016)
2h 8min | Crime, Drama
A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Director: Ben Affleck
Writer: Ben Affleck
Stars: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson
Monster Trucks (2016)
1h 44min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars.
Director: Chris Wedge
Writer: Derek Connolly
Stars: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon
48 Hours To Live (2016)
1h 40min | Crime, Music, Thriller
A 3D hybrid merging the genres of film noir, dance, and mystery. A loner fresh out of rehab and hunted by both sides of the law returns home to solve the murder of his sister.
Director: Benny Boom
Writer: Gregory Ramon Anderson, Rashad El Amin
Stars: Tommy Flanagan, Danielle Savre, Cody Longo
The Book Of Love (2016)
1h 46min | Drama
Henry is an introverted architect. After the death of his wife in a car accident, he sets out to help Millie, a homeless teen, to build a raft to sail across the Atlantic.
Director: Bill Purple
Writers: Robbie Pickering, Bill Purple
Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams, Jessica Biel
The Crash (2017)
1h 24min | Crime, Thriller
In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.
Director: Aram Rappaport
Writer: Aram Rappaport
Stars: Frank Grillo, Minnie Driver, AnnaSophia Robb
Worlds Apart (2015)
1h 53min | Drama, Romance
Three separate narratives each following a love story between a foreigner and a Greek. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil.
Director: Christopher Papakaliatis
Writer: Christopher Papakaliatis
Stars: J.K. Simmons, Christopher Papakaliatis, Andrea Osvárt
Alone in Berlin (2016)
1h 43min | Drama
Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting “the threat”.
Director: Vincent Perez
Writers: Achim von Borries, Vincent Perez
Stars: Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Brühl
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017)
1h 40min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
It’s four years later, and a new group of students has been placed in Saturday detention at the infamous and prestigious Crestview Academy. When Siouxsie, sophomore ‘undercrust,’ crashes the party to avenge her sister’s death, a Saturday detention reserved for the privileged seniors of Crestview Academy turns into a date in hell.
Director: Ben Browder
Writers: Barry Wernick, James R. Hallam
Stars: Sean Astin, Gina Gershon, Sammi Hanratty
100 Streets (2016)
1h 33min | Drama
Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.
Director: Jim O’Hanlon
Writer: Leon Butler
Stars: Gemma Arterton, Idris Elba, Ryan Gage
Claire in Motion (2016)
1h 23min | Drama
Claire is sure of herself, her work and family, until – like a bad dream – her husband disappears, leaving a trail of puzzling secrets that shatter her certainty.
Directors: Annie J. Howell, Lisa Robinson
Writers: Annie J. Howell, Lisa Robinson
Stars: Betsy Brandt, Chris Beetem, Zev Haworth
Which of these will you be seeing? Share your thoughts in the comments below!