[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – January 5, 2024

It’s the first week of the new year, so what better way to celebrate it by seeing some new movies? There’s a brand new batch of films to kick of the year, including a horror film about an evil spirit that terrorizes a woman swimming in the pool at night, an ancient tale about the last naval battle during the Japanese invasion of Korea over 400 years ago, the story of the fierce rivalry between Germany and Italy during the 1983 Rally World Championship, and much more!

Memory (R)

Sylvia is a social worker who leads a simple and structured life. This is blown open when Saul follows her home from their high school reunion. Their surprise encounter will profoundly impact both of them as they open the door to the past.

Directed by Michel Franco

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Peter Sarsgaard, Brooke Timber, Blake Baumgartner, Josh Charles

Release date: January 5

Night Swim (PG-13)

A woman swimming in her pool at night is terrorized by an evil spirit.

Directed by Bryce McGuire

Starring: Wyatt Russell, Kerry Condon, Amélie Hoeferle, Gavin Warren, Nancy Lenehan

Release date: January 5

Noryang: Deadly Sea

Winter of 1598, the story of Yi Sun-shin’s last naval battle during the Japanese invasions of Korea that happened in the Noryang Strait.

Directed by Han-min Kim

Starring: Jeong Jae-yeong, Yeo Jin-goo, Huh Joon-ho, Sung-kyu Kim, Ahn Seong-bong

Release date: January 5

Race for Glory: Audi vs. Lancia (R)

Inspired by true events that occurred during the fierce rivalry between Germany (Audi) and Italy (Lancia) at the 1983 Rally World Championships.

Directed by Stefano Mordini

Starring: Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Katie Clarkson-Hill, Volker Bruch, Esther Garrel

Release date: January 5

Weak Layers

Three party-loving best friends set out to win a ski-movie competition. An uproarious comedy that takes on the male-dominated ski industry.

Directed by Katie Burrell

Starring: Katie Burrell, Jadyn Wong, Chelsea Conwright, Evan Jonigkeit, Neal Bledsoe

Release date: January 5

What new movies will you be seeing this week?

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