[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – August 16, 2019

Shark Week on the Discovery Channel may have already come and gone, but there’s a new movie about the great predators of the sea out this weekend – 47 Meters Down: Uncaged. Also out this weekend is follow-up to 2016’s The Angry Birds Movie, a slew of international films, a documentary about the great and terrible beauty of water, a film about a teenager in 1980’s Britain who finally makes sense of his world through the music of Bruce Springsteen, and much more!

47 Meters Down: Uncaged (PG-13)

Four teen girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly learn they’ve entered the territory of the deadliest shark species in the claustrophobic labyrinth of submerged caves.

Directed by Johannes Roberts

Starring: Sistine Rose Stallone, Nia Long, Corinne Fox, John Corbett, Brec Bassinger

Release date: August 16

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (PG)

The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to the next level.

Directed by Thurop Van Orman

Starring: Jason Sudekis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones, Bill Hader, Rachel Bloom

Release date: August 14

Aquarela (PG)

Water is the main protagonist, seen in all its great and terrible beauty. Mountains of ice move and break apart as if they had a life of their own. Kossakovsky’s film travels the world, from the precarious frozen waters of Russia’s Lake Baikal and Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma, to Venezuela’s mighty Angel Falls in order to paint a portrait of this fluid life force in all its glorious forms. Fragile humans experience life and death, joy and despair in the face of its power.

Directed by Viktor Kossakovsky

Release date: August 16

Awake (NR)

A man wakes in a hospital bed with no recollection of who he is, and learns that he’s wanted by the police for a committing a series of murders.

Directed by Aleksandr Chernyaev

Starring: Francesca Eastwood, Johnathan Rhys Meyers, William Fortsythe, Malik Yoba, James Austin Kerr

Release date: August 16

Blinded By the Light (PG-13)

In 1987 during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Directed by Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Aaron Phagura, Dean-Charles Chapman

Release date: August 16

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a crime far worse than killing the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Directed by Mads Brügger

Starring: Mads Brügger, Göran Björkdahl, Dag Hammarskjöld, Neddy Banda, Jan Beuckels

Release date: August 16

The Divine Fury

After losing his father at a young age in a terrible accident, Yong-hu (Park) abandons his Christian faith and chooses to only believe in himself. Now as an adult, Yong-hu is a champion fighter and has everything he has ever wanted, that is until mysterious wounds appear in the palms of his hands. He solicits help from a local priest Father Ahn (Ahn), hoping the priest can help relieve him of the painful markings only to find himself in the middle of a dangerous fight against otherworldly evil forces seeking to wreak havoc on the human world.

Directed by Joo-hwan Kim

Starring: Seo-joon Park, Sung-hi Ahn, Do-Hwan Woo, Eun-hyung Jo, Seung-Joon Lee

Release date: August 16 (Limited)

End of the Century

Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.

Directed by Lucio Castro

Starring: Juan Barberini, Ramon Pujol, Mia Maestro, Mariano Lopez Seoane, Helen Celia Castro-Wood

Release date: August 16

Good Boys (R)

Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.

Directed by Gene Stupnitsky

Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon, Midori Francis

Release date: August 16

Line Walker 2

The three big men are playing with Taiwan! Continuing the case of ” undercover undercover!” the dark internet is about to be sealed. The Police are in an unprecedented panic when the black police surfaced. Is a thief a soldier? Police Civil War is on fire!

Directed by Jazz Boon

Starring: Jin Chang, Nick Cheung, Peiyao Jiang, Louis Koo, Johnny Melville

Release date: August 16

Mission Mangal

Based on true events of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launching the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), making it the least expensive mission to Mars.

Directed by Jagan Shakti

Starring: Vidya Balan, Anirban Bhattacharyya, Jhuma Biswas, Monsoon Boruah, H.G. Dattatreya

Release date: August 15

The Second Sun

Two lost souls meet one cold night in Post-war Manhattan. Before dawn deep rooted secrets will be revealed. And this man and woman, will believe in life, love, and most importantly miracles again. The human spirit can survive anything.

Directed by Jennifer Gelfer

Starring: Eden Epstein, John Buffalo Mailer, Ciaran Byrne, Claudia Maree, Jocelyn Jones

Release date: August 16

Where’d You Go, Bernadette (PG-13)

A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

Directed by Richard Linklater

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer, Kristen Wiig, Troian Bellisario, Billy Crudup

Release date: August 16

What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?

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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.