The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 20 Jan 2019
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone & Rachel Weisz star in this comedy biopic period drama set in early 18th century England, in which a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead.
Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly& Shirley Henderson star in this comedy biopic of Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, as they attempt to reignite their film careers by embarking on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.
Documentary that fills in the gaps between individual black male icons, giving the viewer an emotive impression of America's Historic South, trumpeting the beauty of life and consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously offering a testament to dreaming despite the odds
Stunning mountaineering documentary which follows Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
Bradley Cooper makes his directing debut and stars alongside Lady Ga Ga, making her own acting debut, in this drama about a musician who helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral
Keira Knightley, Eleanor Tomlinson and Dominic West stars in this biopic of a woman pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms. Based upon a true story.
This year's most highly anticipated release is a must for fans of Freddie Mercury and Queen as it tells the story of their career up to their legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert. An Oscar tipped performance from Remi Malek as Freddie. Watch it at the IMAX with the loudest sound system!
Transformers movie with John Cena, Hailee Steinfeld, and Justin Theroux, in which Bumblebee, a VW Beetle, finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town, whilst on the run in 1987 before being discovered.
RELEASED 25th JAN: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell & Sam Rockwell star in this comedy biopic which tells the story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
John David Washington, Anthony Ramos & Kelvin Harrison Jr. star in this drama which follows the aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives. Starring Emily Blunt, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Dick van Dyke, and Angela Landsbury
Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney & Amy Ryan star in this biopic based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, chronicling the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years
French drama "La Villa" in which three grown children gathered at the picturesque villa of their dying father reflect on where they are, who they have become, and what they have inherited. English subtitles.
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie star in this biopic of Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, which found her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution
Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, LeBron James, and Danny DeVito provide the voices in this family animation in which A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
DC comic's superhero movie starring Jason Momoa as the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, where he must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world. Also starring Amber Heard, Nicole Kidman, Willem Dafoe, and Dolph Lundgren
23 screen 3D multiplex and IMAX cinema inside The Printworks in the city centre, showing all the latest blockbuster releases. Rebranded from Odeon in May 2017. With a total capacity of 4,407, screens range from 65 seats to 485.
16 screen 3D multiplex cinema inside The Great Northern Warehouse on Peter Street in the city centre, showing all the latest blockbuster releases. Rebranded from AMC in September 2017. With a total capacity of 3,257, screens range from 86 seats to 466.
Opened in 2015 when the Cornerhouse joined forces with the Library Theatre, Manchester's art house cinema is located in the city centre on First Street, just off Whitworth Street West between the Palace Theatre and Bridgewater Hall. With a total capacity of 504, there are five cinema screens, with the biggest seating 230 and the smallest just 33.
9 screen 3D cinema inside The Lowry Outlet Mall at Salford Quays, showing all the latest blockbuster releases. Located 4 miles from the city centre, it's just 15 minutes on the Metrolink from Deansgate-Castlefield to MediaCityUK. With a total capacity of 2,080, screens range from 42 seats to 500.
Privately owned, 175 seat, single screen cinema in Heaton Moor which shows the latest releases. 6 miles from the city centre, or 15 mins walk from Heaton Chapel Station (8 mins from Piccadilly). Cash only.
20 screen 3D and IMAX multiplex cinema inside The Trafford Centre, showing all the latest blockbuster releases, including 3D and Bollywood movies. With a total capacity of 3,940, screens range from 102 seats to 415.