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Valerian and The City of A Thousand Planets (2D/3D/4DX/IMAX)

Synopsis: A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Directors: Luc Besson │ Cast: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke, Clive Owen and Rihanna
Genre: Action │ Running time: 130 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: PG13

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Synopsis: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

Director: Seth Gordon │ Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff
Genre: Action │ Running time: 110 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic │ Movie rating: 18+

Baby Driver

Synopsis: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour │ Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Eiza González, Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx
Genre: Action │ Running time: 115 min │ Language: English │ Subtitle: Arabic, French │ Movie rating: 15+


Synopsis: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.

Director: Alex Merkin │ Cast: Denise Richards, Dolph Lundgren and Jonathan Lipnicki
Genre: Action │ Running time: 90 min │ Language: English | Subtitle: Arabic | Movie rating: PG15

Herob Ittrary

Synopsis: The film about the murder of the son of a businessman and they pointing fingers to two personalities who have relationship with the businessman, forcing them to flee to begin the search.

Director: Ahmed Khaled │ Cast: Ahmed El Sakka, Amir Karara and Ghada Adel
Genre: Action │ Running time: 110 min │ Language: Arabic | Movie rating: PG13

Khammis Wa Jumma

Synopsis: The story of an elderly man and his friend who escape from their nursing home to save his daughter, that he hasn't seen in a long time, from marrying a man she's not in love with.

Director: Tarek Al Ali │ Cast: Tarek Al Ali, Abdullah Zayed and Mohamed El Serafy
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 130 min │ Language: Arabic |Movie rating: G

Munna Michael

Synopsis: A young man, tries to follow the footsteps of his idol, The King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

Director: Sabir Khan │ Cast: Tiger Shroof, Nidhi Agerwal, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Ameesha Patel
Genre: Action │ Running time: 155 min │ Language: Hindi | Subtitle: Arabic, English |Movie rating: 18TC

Vikram Vedha (Releasing Friday)

Synopsis: A story of the lives of a police officer and a North Madras rowdy.

Directors: Gayatri, Pushkar │ Cast: R. Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Shradha Srinath, Varalaxmi Sarathakumar, Kathir and prem.
Genre: Action │ Running time: 155 min │ Language: Tamil | Subtitle: Arabic |Movie rating: 15+


Synopsis: A movie that sings on the beautiful storyline of love and adorable romance between Varun Tej and Sai Pallavi.

Director: Sekhar Kammula │ Cast: Varun Tej, Sai Pallavi, Raja Chembolu, Geetha Bahskar and Harshvardhan Rane
Genre: Comedy │ Running time: 155 min │ Language: Telegu | Subtitle: Arabic, English |Movie rating: 18TC