[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – March 1, 2019

Another weekend approaches, and with it comes several new releases. A new Tyler Perry movie is out this weekend, as well as several foreign and horror films. Do any of these catch your interest?

A Madea Family Funeral (PG-13)

A joyous family reunion turns into an unexpected nightmare when Madea and the gang find themselves planning a funeral in the backwoods of Georgia.

Directed by Tyler Perry

Starring: Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Mike Tyson, Ciera Payton

Release date: March 1

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor

Starring: Lily Banda, Noma Dumezweni, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josoeph Marcell, Aissa Maiga

Release date: March 1

Climax (R)

French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.

Directed by Gaspar Noe

Starring: Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub, Kiddy Smile, Claude-Emmanuelle Gajan-Maull

Release date: March 1

Cliffs of Freedom (R)


Inspired by historical events, CLIFFS OF FREEDOM is a timeless and romantic story of bravery and faith between a Greek village girl and a Turkish Ottoman Colonel during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence.

Directed by Van Ling

Starring: Tania Raymonde, Billy Zane, Christopher Plummer, Lance Henriksen, Raquel Cassidy

Release date: March 1

Giant Little Ones (R)

Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.

Directed by Keith Behrman

Starring: Maria Bello, Taylor Hickson, Kyle MacLachlan, Darren Mann, Josh Wiggins

Release date: March 1

Greta (R)

A young woman befriends a lonely widow who’s harboring a dark and deadly agenda towards her.

Directed by Neil Jordan

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Chloe Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Jane Perry, Jeff Hiller

Release date: March 1

The Hole in the Ground (R)

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

Directed by Lee Cronin

Starring: Seana Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Simone Kerby, Steve Wall, Eoin Macken

Release date: March 1

Pretty Broken

Lindsey Lou’s father has gone missing on a mountaineering expedition and she’s determined to find him, only she’s the least qualified for the job.

Directed by Brett Eichenberger

Starring: Jillian Clare, Tyler Christopher, Stacy Edwards, Preston Bailey, Adam Chambers

Release date: March 1

Saint Judy (PG-13)

The true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood, and how she single-handedly changed the U.S. law of asylum to save women’s lives.

Directed by Sean Hanish

Starring: Michelle Monaghan, Leem Lubany, Common, Alfred Molina, Alfre Woodard

Release date: March 1



An orphaned teenager forms an unlikely friendship with a detective. Together they investigate her mother’s murder, and uncover the supernatural force that proves to be a threat to her family.

Directed by Joe Sill

Starring: Karen Fukuhara, Christine Woods, Miyavi, Ross Partridge, Tayako Fischer

Release date: March 1


Son Chiraiya revolves around Chambal dacoits and is set in the 1970s.

Directed by Abhishek Chaubey

Starring: Manoj Bajpayee, Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Ranvir Shorey, Ashutosh Rana

Release date: March 1


“Styx” depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip. When she becomes the only person to come to the aid of a group of refugees shipwrecked on the high seas, she is shown the limits of her importance and of the empathy of her cultural milieu. She is left slipping impotently from one nightmare to the next, and by the end she is forced to recognize that there is no way to counter the cruelties of real life. Only chance can save her

Directed by Wolfgang Fischer

Starring: Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Felicity Babao, Alexander Beyer, Inga Birkenfeld

Release date: March 1


When a man flees France after the Nazi invasion, he assumes the identity of a dead author whose papers he possesses. Stuck in Marseilles, he meets a young woman desperate to find her missing husband – the very man he’s impersonating.

Directed by Christian Petzold

Starring: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese, Lilien
Batman, Mayam Zaree

Release date: March 1

The Wedding Guest (R)

A story centered on a mysterious British Muslim man (Dev Patel) on his journey across Pakistan and India.

Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Starring: Dev Patel, Radhika Apte, Jim Sarbh, Harish Khanna, Nish Nathwani

Release date: March 1

We Die Young (R)


Lucas, a 14-year-old boy inducted into the gang life in Washington, D.C., is determined that his 10-year-old brother won’t follow the same path. When an Afghanistan war veteran comes into the neighborhood, an opportunity arises.

Directed by Lior Gellar

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Gary Beadle, Kerry Bennett, Niccolo Besio, Jim Caesar

Release date: March 1

Will you be seeing any new movies this week?