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New trailers: 12 Strong, The Post, Downsizing and more

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

12 Strong

Synopsis:12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Director: Nicolai Fuglsig │ Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner, Elsa PatakyTaylor Sheridan and Geoff Stults.
Genre: Action │ Running time: 130 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: 18+

The Post

Synopsis: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.

Director: Steven Spielberg │ Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Sarah Paulson
Genre: Biographical │ Running time: 115 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: PG13


Synopsis: A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.

Director: Alexander Payne | Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz and Hong Chau
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 135 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: PG15

Hollow in The Land

Synopsis: With their father in prison for murder, siblings Alison (Dianna Agron) and Brandon (Jared Abrahamson) are instantly considered suspects when a string of killings plagues their town, and they must fight to clear their names.

Director: Scooter Corkle │ Cast: Dianna Agron, Rachelle Lefevre, Shawn Ashmore and Jared Abrahamson
Genre: Thriller │ Running time: 95 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: 15+

Bunyan and Babe

Synopsis: Travis and his sister Whitney visit their grandparents for the summer and stumble upon the evil plan of a greedy land developer to steal the land of the town's longtime residents. While running from one of the developer's goons, Travis falls through a magical portal which transports him to the world of American hero, Paul Bunyan & his pet ox, Babe. Bunyan and Babe get wrapped up in a brand-new adventure, and with the help of their new friends Travis and Whitney, they save the town. Together they learn first-hand that you don't have to be big to do big things.

Director: Louis Ross │ Cast: John Goodman, Jeff Foxworthy and Kelsey Grammer
Genre: Animation │ Running time: 85 min │ Language: English | Subtitles: Arabic | Movie rating: PG

Yolki Novyie

Synopsis: In the New Year it will be hot! The friendship between Zhenya and Boris will almost burn in the fire of a family scandal; deeply pregnant Snegurochka will go to Odyssey for Nizhny Novgorod families; desperate Galya from Novosibirsk will do anything to spend the night with her beloved doctor; an extreme campaign in the woods beyond the tree will be a test of strength for a young hipster from Tyumen and his potential stepfather. New and familiar characters "Christmas Trees" fall in love, quarrel and make peace, commit heroic deeds, just to find on the New Year a real soul mate, like one brave boy from Khabarovsk, who fled in search of a new mother to Moscow. And only a miracle can help them ... or the whole country!

Director: Zhora Kryzhovnikov │ Cast: Ivan Ugrant, Dmitry Nagiev and Sergey Svetlakov
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 90 min │ Language: Russian | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: PG15

Torbal Rayeh Jayy

Synopsis: A comedy that follows Torbal and his brother Ghorbal in their travel to Cairo to treat their sick mother!! But because the therapy costs are high, they are forced to use unfamiliar means and hire a wizard to help. The Comedy begins when these two brothers decide to learn Wizardry themselves.

Director: Ahmed Abdallah │ Cast: Ali El Ghoureir, Khalil El Roumeithy and Khaled Al Ajeerb
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 105 min │ Language: Arabic | Movie rating: 18TC


Synopsis: Arbaaz Khan plays the role of the investigating officer in a murder case in which Manjari Fadnnis emerges as the prime suspect and is arrested. However, as events unfold, many possibilities and suspects come to the fore.

Directors: Subroto Paul, Pradeep Rangwani │ Cast: Manjari Phadnis, Arbaaz Khan and Mukul Dev
Genre: Thriller │ Running time: 125 min │ Language: Hindi | Subtitle: Arabic, English | Movie rating: 15+

Diwanji Moola

Synopsis: "Diwanji Moola" is the story of reopening of a long forgotten race brings together a family, old-time friends and an entire colony of the downtrodden to raise a new champion. The entry of newly-appointed collector Sajan Joseph IAS (Kunchacko Boban) who takes up the task of setting his city in order. Some of his challenges are uniting its residents especially those in the wards where gang wars are prevalent. As a solution to these, he proposes bringing back the Diwanjimoola Grand Prix, which was once the pride of the place.

Director: Anil Radhakrishnan Menon │ Cast: Kunchacko Boban, Nyla Usha, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique, Vinayakan, and Sudheer Karamana.
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 140 min │ Language: Malayalam | Subtitle: Arabic, English | Movie rating: TBC

Aadu 2

Synopsis: As the young aspiring boxer Shravan Singh from Bareilly meets the eyes of the beautiful niece of his boss, Sunaina, there is a moment on screen like good old love stories had. When the world shuts down for them and you know their long fight in a difficult society is about to begin, his with his boxing and her?s with her voice that is without words.

Director: Midhun Manuel Thomas │ Cast: Jayasurya, Vijay Babu, Saiju Kurup, Harikrishnan and Ranji Panicker
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 165 min │ Language: Malayalam | Subtitle: Arabic, English | Movie rating: PG13


Synopsis: Gulaebaghavali is an Tamil comedy movie directed by Kalyan of 'Kadha Solla Porom' fame. The movie has Prabhu Deva and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles.

Director: Kalyan │ Cast: Jayasurya, Vijay Babu, Saiju Kurup, Harikrishnan and Ranji Panicker
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 145 min │ Language: Tamil | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: PG13

Yere Yere Paisa

Synopsis: Ye Re Ye Re Paisa is a tale of mad and fun-filled misunderstandings, which revolves around the life of five individuals - Aditya, Sunny, Bubbly, Anna, and Janhavi. Each one of them is trying to reach the respective ends in their life personally and professionally, however, fate has other plans for them. They all get into a trouble. Will they be able to get out of it, forms the crux.

Director: Sanjay Jadhav │ Cast: Umesh Kamat, Siddrath Jadhav and Tejaswani Pandit
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 165 min │ Language: Marathi | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: 18TC