The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 20 July 2019
Incredible documentary which uses never before seen artfully repurposed archival footage to look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins
Ari Aster horror/drama in which a couple travel to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
With the help of remaining allies, Marvel's Avengers assemble once last time in order to restore order to the universe. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Danai Gurira, and Karen Gillan
Oscar-winning Agnès Varda, photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague, is an institution of French cinema. Prior to her death in March 2019, she took a seat on a theatre stage, using photos and film excerpts to provide an insight into her unorthodox oeuvre. Subtitles
Documentary constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s. English subtitles.
From 31st July 2019 ~ Documentary which tells the incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, 'An Exorcism'
Keanu Reaves, Halle Berry and Manchester's Ian McShane star as the super-assassin returns; on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head
Following the events of "Avengers: Endgame", Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Starring Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jon Favreau
Radcliffe's Danny Boyle returns with a Richard Curtis written comedy about a struggling musician who realises he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles. Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, James Corden & Ed Sheeran
Jon Favreau's CGI action remake of the Disney classic in which a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery, starring Donald Glover, Beyoncé & Seth Rogen
Sebastian Koch, Tom Schilling & Paula Beer star in German historic drama "Werk ohne Autor" inspired by the life of Gerhard Richter, which tells the story of a German artist who escapes East Germany for the West, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime. English subtitles
Guy Ritchie directs Disney's live action remake of the kindhearted street urchin who vies with a power-hungry Grand Vizier for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud & Naomi Scott
Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton & Steve Buscemi star in this horror movie set in the peaceful town of Centerville, which finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves
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.