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New trailers: The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Captain Underpants and more

A sneak peek into what's showing in UAE cinemas and which movies you shouldn’t miss

The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2D/4DX)

Synopsis: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to race across Europe to make it to the trial alive and on time.

Director: Patrick Hughes │ Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek
Genre: Action │ Running time: 120 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: PG16

Captain Underpants (2D/3D)

Synopsis: Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Director: David Soren │ Cast: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Roll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele and Kristen Schaal
Genre: Animation │ Running time: 125 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: G

The Hunter’s Prayer

Synopsis: An assassin helps a young woman avenge the death of her family.

Director: Jonathan Mostow │ Cast: Martin Compston, Tina Maskell and Eben Young
Genre: Action │ Running time: 90 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: 15+


Synopsis: When a Texas military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive.

Directors: Cary Murnion, Jonathan Milott │ Cast: Dave Bautista, Brittany Snow and Christian Navarro
Genre: Action │ Running time: 85 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: 18TC

The Recall

Synopsis: When five friends vacation at a remote lake house they expect nothing less than a good time, unaware that planet Earth is under an alien invasion and mass-abduction.

Director: Mauro Borrelli │ Cast: Wesley Snipes, RJ Mitte and Jedidiah Goodacre
Genre: Horror │ Running time: 120 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: 15+

The Beguiled

Synopsis: The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

Director: Sofia Coppola │ Cast: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning
Genre: Drama │ Running time: 95 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic |Movie rating: 18+


Synopsis: A novelist blinded in a car crash which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicated businessman.

Director: Michael Mailer │ Cast: Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin and Dylan McDermott
Genre: Romance │ Running time: 175 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic |Movie rating: 18TC

It Comes At Night

Synopsis: When an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man with his wife and son forge an uneasy alliance with a young family seeking refuge to keep evil at bay during a horrific apocalypse.

Director: Trey Edward Shults │ Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott and Carmen Ejogo
Genre: Horror │ Running time: 170 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic |Movie rating: 15+

Sukar Bara (Arabic)

Synopsis: The film takes place in the form of a youthful comedian, starting with the joy of meeting a group of friends who have been separated for years.

Director: Ahmed Abdullah Saleh │ Cast: Amira Hany, Eslam Gamal and Ibram Samir
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 130 min │ Language: English/Russian | Subtitle: Arabic, English | Movie rating: PG13


Synopsis: A number of love stories that are reviewed in conjunction with the travel of a number of passengers on board the tour bus between the cities of Cairo and Mansoura.

Directors: Siva │ Cast: Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan and Tambi Ramaiah
Genre: Action │ Running time: 100 min │ Language: Tamil | Subtitle: Arabic, English |Movie rating: PG15

A Gentleman

Synopsis: Gaurav dreams of settling down with Kavya, the woman of his dreams, but she prefers a man who's more adventurous and willing to take risks. He soon stands to lose everything when a case of mistaken identity rocks his once-happy life.

Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru │ Cast: Jacqueline Fernandez, Sidharth Malhotra and Sunil Shetty
Genre: Action │ Running time: 160 min │ Language: Hindi | Subtitle: Arabic, English |Movie rating: G


Synopsis: David Pauly ever wanted in life was to witness the downfall of his high school nemesis Chembaden Joey. When Joey louses up Davy's betrothal ceremony, Davy and his friends vow to scheme up something that would button up Joey forever.

Director: Ratheish Kumar │ Cast: Asif Ali, Aparna Balamurali, Shilpi Sharma, Chemban Vinod, Baburaj Irshad and Tini Tom
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 155 min │ Language: Malayalam | Subtitle: Arabic, English |Movie rating: PG15

The Transfiguration (DIFF365 film)

Synopsis: When troubled teen Milo, who has a fascination with vampire lore, meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to blur Milo's fantasy into reality.

Director: Michael O'Shea │ Cast: Eric Ruffin, Chloe Levine and Anna Friedman
Genre: Horror │ Running time: 155 min │ Language: Telegu │ Subtitle: Arabic, English │ Movie rating: 18+