If you're in the mood for a weekend movie outing, we've got some fantastic new releases in UAE cinemas that should be on your radar. From long-awaited sequels to blockbuster hits, there's something for everyone.
Grab your favorite movie snack (caramel popcorn is always a winner), and find your perfect seat as the cinematic experience is about to unfold.
Avatar: The Way of Water
Join Jake Sully and his newfound family on the breathtaking planet of Pandora. When an old threat resurfaces, Jake must team up with Neytiri and the Na'vi army to protect their world. This epic adventure stars Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, and Michelle Yeoh. (Rated PG13)
After being imprisoned for nearly 5,000 years with the powers of Egyptian gods, Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is unleashed upon the modern world, ready to deliver his unique form of justice. This DC Comics-inspired superhero film features an ensemble cast, including Viola Davis, Sarah Shahi, Pierce Brosnan, Noah Centineo, and Quintessa Swindell. Don't miss one of the most thrilling releases this weekend! (Rated 18+)
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Prepare to be emotionally moved when you watch Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. While it's tough to accept the absence of Chadwick Boseman, who lost his private battle with colon cancer in 2020, this sequel serves as a heartfelt tribute to his memory. The film explores Wakanda's struggle against external forces following the loss of their king, T'Challa. (Rated 18)
As Earth faces impending doom, a group of explorers embarks on a journey through a space-time wormhole to secure humanity's future. Directed by Christopher Nolan, this gripping film stars Matthew McConaughey as Joseph Cooper, a farmer and ex-NASA pilot tasked with finding a new habitable planet. (Rated PG13)
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Join Puss in Boots on an epic quest to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his dwindling nine lives. With voices from Salma Hayek, Florence Pugh, and Olivia Colman, this family-friendly animated adventure is suitable for all ages. (Rated G)
Redemption: Detective Knight 2
Bruce Willis returns as Detective James Knight in the second installment of this thrilling trilogy. Knight takes justice into his own hands when the city faces terror from The Christmas Bomber. The film also stars Corey Large and Lochlyn Munro. (Rated PG15)
A young couple's remote island dining experience takes a sinister turn when they encounter an exclusive restaurant with a shocking menu. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Nicholas Hoult, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Janet McTeer, this suspenseful horror film will keep you on the edge of your seat. (Rated 15+)
Top Gun: Maverick
"Top Gun: Maverick" is the latest addition to UAE cinemas. Directed by Joseph Kosinski, the film follows Navy aviator Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, who is tasked with training a group of graduates for a special mission after three decades of service. Will they make it? Featuring Tom Cruise, Jon Hamm, and Jennifer Connelly, this film promises high-flying action. (Rated PG13)