[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – March 22, 2019

Are you looking to watch a movie that might not be your standard fare this weekend? Well, you might be in luck! There are several movies out this weekend that aren’t your typical Hollywood films. A movie based on the Hotel Mumbai attack in 2008, a young man’s journey through Singapore to discover his roots, a film set in 1913 Budapest, a Bollywood film about a young man setting out to learn martial arts, Jordan Peele‘s new horror film, and much more are new in theaters this week. Hopefully one of them catches your eye!

Dragged Across Concrete (R)

The script centers on two policemen, one an old-timer (Gibson), the other his volatile younger partner (Vaughn), who find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics become the media’s cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

Directed by S. Craig Zahler

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Mel Gibson, Michael Jai White, Vince Vaughn, Laurie Holden

Release date: March 22

Hotel Mumbai (R)

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

Directed by Anthony Maras

Starring: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Amandeep Singh, Suhail Nayyar

Release date: March 22

Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota

It is a story of a young boy Surya who has a rare condition of Congenital Insensitivity to pain meaning he can not feel pain, and he sets out to learn martial arts and hunt down muggers.

Directed by Vasan Bala

Starring: Abhimanyu Dasani, Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Madan, Mahesh Manjrekar, Prateek Parmar

Release date: March 22

Ramen Shop

A young man who is curious about his deceased parents’ past takes a food journey to Singapore where he uncovers more than just delicious meals.

Directed by Eric Khoo

Starring: Tsuyoshi Ihara, Takumi Saitoh, Seiko Matsuda, Jeanette Aw, Shogen

Release date: March 22

Sunset (R)

1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She is nonetheless sent away by the new owner, Oszkár Brill. While preparations are under way at the Leiter hat store, to host guests of uttermost importance, a man abruptly comes to Irisz, looking for a certain Kálmán Leiter. Refusing to leave the city, the young woman follows Kálmán’s tracks, her only link to a lost past. Her quest brings her through the dark streets of Budapest, where only the Leiter hat store shines, into the turmoil of a civilization on the eve of its downfall.

Directed by László Nemes

Starring: Susanne Wuest, Juli Jakab, Levente Molnár, Vlad Ivanov, Evelin Dobos

Release date: March 22

Triple Threat (R)

A hit contract is taken out on a billionaires daughter intent on bringing down a major crime syndicate. A down and out team of mercenaries must take on a group of professional assassins and stop them before they kill their target.

Directed by Jesse V. Johnson

Starring: Celina Jade, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Tiget Hu Chen, Dominique Vandenberg

Release date: March 20

Us (R)

In order to get away from their busy lives, the Wilson family takes a vacation to Santa Cruz, California with the plan of spending time with their friends, the Tyler family. On a day at the beach, their young son Jason almost wanders off, causing his mother Adelaide to become protective of her family. That night, four mysterious people break into Adelaide’s childhood home where they’re staying. The family is shocked to find out that the intruders look like and talk like them, only with grotesque appearances.

Directed by Jordan Peele

Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss, Winston Duke, Anna Diop, Kara Hayward, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Release date: March 22

Will you be seeing any of this weekend’s new movies?

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Tori Ann is a Midwest cosplayer, and has been cosplaying since 2014. Her many interests include superheroes, Disney, and all kinds of fantasy. Her first claims to nerd-dom were the anime Sailor Moon and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. She is also an avid runner and has completed several half-marathons.