The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 23 June 2019
Released 7th 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
Olivia Wilde's debut comedy is set on the eve of a high school graduation for two academic superstars and best friends who realise they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
Released 21st June 2019 ~ Disney Pixar's biggest franchise returns with a new toy called "Forky" joining Woody and the gang on a road trip alongside old and new friends, revealing how big the world can be for a toy
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
Released 2nd July 2019 ~ Phillippines drama in which a shy eight year-old girl lives in her own private world. One day she finds out about a pen that can "translate" the thoughts and feelings of nervous people. 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.
Documentary following the garden designer Piet Oudolf over five seasons as he designed gardens from New York's High Line and Hauser & Wirth's prairie garden in Somerset, to his own private garden at Hummelo in Holland
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
Released 28th June 2019 ~ 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
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
Seth Rogen & Charlize Theron star in this romantic comedy about a guy who reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, he is hired as her speechwriter and sparks fly
Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård & Salma Hayek star in this thriller about a pair of high-frequency traders who go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal
Ryan Reynolds & Justice Smith star in this adventure comedy, set in a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle; where a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective
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
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.