The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 20 Apr 2019
Released 26th April 2019 ~ Elsie Fisher stars in Bo Burnham's comedy as an introverted teenage girl trying to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school
Released 10th May 2019 ~Bonkers Portuguese fantasy comedy in which the world’s leading football star loses his touch and ends his career in disgrace, sending him on a delirious journey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, and genetic modification. English subtitles
Cinema biopic which tells the story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend on the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles. A dancer who did not want to dance. Spanish with English subtitles
Hugh Jackman, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, Matt Lucas, David Walliams & Zach Galifianakis are amongst the voices in this animation in which an explorer tries to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La
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
Jonah Hill writes and directs this comical drama about a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop
Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn and Don Johnson star in this action thriller in which two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, and have to delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation
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
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
Tim Burton's Disney live action remake of a young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but he soon discovers dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito & Eva Green
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
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.