Whether you’re looking for an entertaining escape or a challenging new feature, there are plenty of films playing in your city to sate your cinematic appetite. Check out our recommendations below for the best movies to see this week.
ANT-MAN, dir.Peyton Reed
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.rmed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED, Camille Delmarre
Starring Ed Skrein, Loan Chabanol
In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who are looking for revenge against a sinister Russian kingpin.
NO ESCAPE, dir. John Erick Dowdle
Starring Lake Bell, Owen Wilson
In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
AMERICAN ULTRA, dir. Nima Nourizadeh
Starring Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg
A stoner – who is in fact a government agent – is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he’s too well-trained and too high for them to handle.
WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS, dir. Max Joseph
Starring Zac Efron
Caught between a forbidden romance and the expectations of his friends, aspiring DJ Cole Carter attempts to find the path in life that leads to fame and fortune.
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, dir. F Gary Gray
Starring O’Shea Jackson Jr. Corey Hawkins
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
THE GIFT, dir. Joel Edgerton
Starring Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall
A young married couple’s lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.
TRAINWRECK, dir. Judd Apatow
Starring Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson
Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.
VACATION, dir. John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein
Starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate
Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to “Walley World” in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROUGE NATION, dir. Christopher McQuarrie
Starring Tom Cruise
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.