[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – April 14, 2023

Spring may be in full bloom, but weekends are still a great time to see a movie, regardless of the weather. This weekend sees a drama about an American woman who inherits her grandmother’s mafia empire in Italy, a film about a woman who is forced to choose between the husband she thought long-dead and the fiance who taught her how to live again, a Japanese animated film about a teen girl who helps a mysterious boy close door from the other side that are unleashing disasters all over Japan, and much more!

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

A giant talkative frog, a lost cat, and a tsunami help a bank employee, his wife and a schizophrenic accountant to save Tokyo from an earthquake and find a meaning to their lives.

Directed by Pierre Földes

Starring: Amaury de Crayencour, Mathilde Auneveux, Arnaud Maillard, Bruno Paviot, Féodor Atkine

Release date: April 15

Mafia Momma

An American mom inherits her grandfather’s mafia empire in Italy. Guided by the firm’s consigliere, she hilariously defies everyone’s expectations as the new head of the family business.

Directed by Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Toni Collette, Monica Bellucci, Sophia Nomvete, Alessandro Bressanello, Eduardo Scarpetta

Release date: April 15


On the day of his scheduled execution, a convicted serial killer gets a psychiatric evaluation during which he claims he is a demon, and further claims that before their time is over, the psychiatrist will commit three murders of his own.

Directed by Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon

Starring: Sean Patrick Flanery, Jordan Belfi, James Healy Jr., Eric Hanson, Stelio Savante

Release date: April 15

Once Upon a Time in Ukraine

What if Taras Shevchenko put down his pen and took a samurai sword into his hands?

Directed by Roman Perfilyev

Starring: Roman Lutskyi, Sergey Strelnikov, Kateryna Slyusar, Gen Seto, Yakov Tkachenko

Release date: April 15

One True Loves

A woman is unexpectedly forced to choose between the husband she has long thought dead and the fiance who has finally brought her back to life.

Directed by Andy Fickman

Starring: Oceana Matsumoto, Phillipa Soo, Luke Bracey, Simu Liu, Michaela Conlin

Release date: April 15

Perfect Addiction

When successful boxing trainer Sienna Lane discovers that her boyfriend Jax, the reigning champion, has been cheating on her with her own sister, she sets out to get revenge by training the one man capable of dethroning him: his arch-nemesis Kayden.

Directed by Castille Landon

Starring: Manu Bennett, Ryan Bown, Ross Butler, Alex Czerwinski, Jay DeMerit

Release date: April 15

The Pope’s Exorcist

Follow Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican’s leading exorcist, as he investigates the possession of a child and uncovers a conspiracy the Vatican has tried to keep secret.

Directed by Julius Avery

Starring: Russel Crowe, Daniel Zovaato, Alex Essoe, Franco Nero, Peter DeSouza-Feighoney

Release date: April 15


Renfield, Dracula’s henchman and inmate at the lunatic asylum for decades, longs for a life away from the Count, his various demands, and all of the bloodshed that comes with them.

Directed by Chris McKay

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Nicolas Cage, Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Release date: April 15


A modern action adventure road story where a 17-year-old girl named Suzume helps a mysterious young man close doors from the other side that are releasing disasters all over in Japan.

Directed by Makoto Shinkai

Starring: Nanoka Hara, Hokuto Matsumura, Eri Fukatsu, Kôshirô Matsumoto, Shôta Sometani

Release date: April 15


Hall of Famer Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton makes history as the first African American to sign an NBA contract, forever changing how the game of basketball is played.

Directed by Martin Guigui

Starring: Cary Elwes, Eric Roberts, Richard Dreyfuss, Jeremy Piven, Jim Meskimen

Release date: April 15

What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?