The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 13 Jan 2020
Adam Sandler delivers an Oscar tipped performance in Josh & Benny Safdie's tense crime thriller about a charismatic New York City jeweller who is always on the lookout for the next big score. He makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, but it comes at the cost of having to precariously balance business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides
Meryl Streep, Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern and Timothee Chalamet all star in Greta Gerwig's adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott classic novel in which four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth & Mark Strong star in Sam Mendes's war drama about two young British privates during the First World War who are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap
Ardman Animations are back with their latest instalment, and an alien with amazing powers has crash-landed near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her
Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Christopher Plummer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Ana de Armas and many more star in this comedy crime whodunnit about a detective who investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family
Released 9th Jan 2020 ~ Senegalese drama"Atlantique" set in a popular suburb of Dakar, where workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is a man whose lover has been promised to another man.
Released 17th Jan 2020 ~ Makoto Shinkai's Japanese animation, "Tenki no ko" in which a high-school boy who has run away to Tokyo befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather. Subtitles
Released 17th Jan 2020 ~ Romantic drama which traces the journey of a suburban family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss
Released 17th Jan 2020 ~ Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx & Brie Larson, star in this cinema biopic about world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson who works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner
Released 17th Jan 2020 ~ Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman & Margot Robbie star in this cinema biopic of a group of women who took on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at Doanld Trump's favourite network
Disney's family animation returns with Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven travelling to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart & Karen Gillan are back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game.
Tom Hooper adapts the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical version of T.S. Eliot's poetry collection in which a tribe of cats decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. Starring Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Corden, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo & Francesca Hayward
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.