The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 22 Mar 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.
Swedish romantic drama "Gräns", in which a customs officer, who can smell fear, develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveller while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence. English subtitles
RELEASED 4th APRIL ~ A remake of the 1989 movie, based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, in which a doctor relocates with his family from Boston to rural Maine, and discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. When tragedy strikes, he turns to his unusual neighbor, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences
Award winning documentary in which three young skateboarders bond together to escape volatile families in their American Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendships
Chinese drama "Guo Chun Tian" in which a girl studying in Hong Kong but living in Shenzhen (the port city of Mainland China), joins a smuggling gang and uses her student identity to smuggle iPhones from Hong Kong to the Mainland in an attempt to see snow in Japan. English subtitles
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 winning performance from Remi Malek as Freddie. Watch it at the IMAX with the loudest sound system!
Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett & Jonah Hill provide the voices in the third instalment of the adventure animation series, in which it's a race against a hired tyrant to find a secret Dragon Utopia first
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
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Vince Vaughn, Florence Pugh and Nick Frost star in Stephen Merchant's true comedy biopic of a former wrestler, a reformed gangster, and his family, who make a living performing at small venues around Britain, while his kids dream of joining WWE
Peter Farrelly's Oscar-winning comedy drama starring Viggo Mortensen & Mahershala Ali in which a working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s Deep South Bible Belt.
Brie Larson, Salmuel L Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening and Jude Law star in Marvel's stella cast blockbuster as Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races
French gay romantic drama "Plaire, aimer et courir vite" set in the AIDS afflicted 1990s, in which an older writer from Paris falls instantly in love with a young student in Rennes. But they'll have to face rejection and sickness to keep their relationship that way. French with English subtitles
Ralph Fiennes directs the cinema biopic which tells the story of Rudolf Nureyev, a remarkable young ballet dancer of 22, who travels to Paris in 1961 for his first trip outside the Soviet Union. But KGB officers watch his every move, becoming increasingly suspicious of his behaviour and his friendship with a young Parisienne, eventually confronting him and forcing him to make a heart-breaking and dangerous decision
Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem star in Spanish crime drama "Todos lo saben" in which a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open. Spanish and Catalan with English subtitles
Liam Neeson mirrors his real life controversial interview by playing a snowplow driver who seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film "Kraftidioten"
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.