[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – August 19, 2022

The weekend will be here sooner than you know it, and with it comes a slate of new movies to enjoy. There is an action film about a father and his daughters being hunted by a rogue lion, a film based off a long-running anime series, a drama about a couple that agrees to be completely isolated in an empty room for 50 days in a chance to win $5 million, and much more!


A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savanna has but one apex predator.

Driected by Baltasar Kormákur

Starring: Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley, Leaf Jeffries, Mel Jarnson

Release date: August 19

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (PG-13)

The Red Ribbon Army from Goku’s past has returned with two new androids to challenge him and his friends.

Directed by Tetsuro Kodama

Starring: Masako Nozawa, Toshio Furukawa, Yûko Minaguchi, Ryô Horikawa, Aya Hisakawa

Release date: August 18

The Immaculate Room

Secrets and private demons emerge when a seemingly perfect young couple competes for a 5 million dollar prize by isolating themselves in an empty white room for 50 days. No phones, no family – only the room trying to break their resolve.

Directed by Mukunda Michael Dewill

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Kate Bosworth, Ashley Greene, Alex Sgambati, Tiffany Smith

Release date: August 19

The Legend of Molly Johnson

A lonely bushwoman struggles to raise her children and run the family farm while her husband is away.

Directed by Leah Purcell

Starring: Leah Purcell, Rob Collins, Sam Reid, Jessica De Gouw, Malachi Dower-Roberts

Release date: August 19

Spin Me Round

A woman wins an all-expenses trip to a company’s gorgeous “institute” outside of Florence, and also the chance to meet the restaurant chain’s wealthy and charismatic owner. She finds a different adventure than the one she imagined.

Directed by Jeff Baena

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Debby Ryan, Tricia Helfer, Ben Sinclair

Release date: August 19

What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?