These films will be released in theaters this week | NOW

After two weeks of silence, the cinemas may open their doors again from Thursday. The offer immediately expands with ten films, including a horror comedy starring Vince Vaughn and a new Oscar contender from David Fincher. View below which titles will be released this week.

Freaky (2020) – comic horror

High school student Millie appears to be the latest victim of serial killer The Butcher in this horror comedy, but to their surprise, the two wake up in each other’s bodies. While Millie tries to convince her terrified friends of what happened, The Butcher realizes that he can wreak havoc in a girl’s body much more easily. Freaky was directed by Christopher Landon, previously Happy Death Day made.

  • Genre: comic horror
  • Director: Christopher Landon
  • Cast: Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Misha Osherovich
  • Kijkwijzer: 16+

Limp (2020) – drama

With his latest film, David Fincher (Se7en, The Social Network) a look at the creative process of Citizen Kane, one of the most influential films of all time. The protagonist is screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, who takes inspiration from his own memories of Hollywood’s depraved studio system. Oscar winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour, Harry Potter) plays the title role in this film, which can also be seen on Netflix from December 4.

  • Genre: drama
  • Director: David Fincher
  • Cast: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins
  • Kijkwijzer: 12+

Hillbilly Elegy (2020) – drama

After a family crisis, law student JD is forced to return to his parents’ home. While arguments are still unresolved, he reflects on the relationship with his caring grandmother and drug-addicted mother. This drama, which also hits Netflix on November 24, was directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13). The term hillbilly refers to the low-educated inhabitants of the Appalachian region in the United States.

  • Genre: drama
  • Director: Ron Howard
  • Cast: Gabriel Basso, Amy Adams, Glenn Close
  • Kijkwijzer: 12+

The Birdwatcher (2020) – drama

Freek de Jonge is almost the only actor in this drama, about a man who has lived and worked in a bird sanctuary for decades. On the isolated island in the Atlantic Ocean, he has no need for any help or company, but then the man is suddenly told to leave. It is the first time in more than thirty years that De Jonge can be seen in a cinema film again.

  • Genre: drama
  • Director: Threes Anna
  • Cast: Freek de Jonge
  • Kijkwijzer: All ages

The Assistant (2019) – drama

This drama follows one day in the life of Jane, an ambitious woman who wants to make it in the entertainment world. However, she discovers that her new workplace is dominated by a culture of abuse and sexism. The lead role in The Assistant is played by Julia Garner, who has since won two Emmys for her role on the Netflix series Ozark.

  • Genre: drama
  • Director: Kitty Green
  • Cast: Julia Garner, Owen Holland, Matthew Macfadyen
  • Kijkwijzer: 16+

The Secrets We Keep (2020) – thriller

With the arrival of a new neighbor, the war trauma resurfaces at Maja. In 1960s America, she strongly suspects that the gruesome SS commander from her memories is back. Maja kidnaps and tortures him in order to uncover the truth, but the question now is whether her suspicions are correct. The Swedish actors Noomi Rapace (Millenniumtrilogy) and Joel Kinnaman (Altered Carbon) play the lead roles in this thriller.

  • Genre: thriller
  • Director: Yuval Adler
  • Cast: Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Chris Messina
  • Kijkwijzer: 16+

The Singing Club (2019) – tragicomedy

While their husbands fight in Afghanistan, a group of women in the United States is left in uncertainty. Thanks to a newly founded choir, they discover that music can provide support. The tragicomic The Singing Club is fact-based and was directed by Peter Cattaneo. He previously received an Oscar nomination for it The Full Monty.

  • Genre: Tragicomedy
  • Director: Peter Cattaneo
  • Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan, Emma Lowndes
  • Kijkwijzer: All ages

Vanguard (2020) – promotion

In this action movie, Jackie Chan plays the founder of a world-renowned security company. When hired to rescue a kidnapped businessman, he discovers an even greater danger looming.

  • Genre: action
  • Director: Stanley Tong
  • Cast: Jackie Chan, Yang Yang, Miya Muqi
  • Kijkwijzer: 16+

Total Recall (1990) – science fiction

In this famous science fiction film by Paul Verhoeven, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a man who has a space journey implemented in his memory. However, it appears that memories of a real Mars mission are already in his head, but they have been erased for mysterious reasons. The new 4K restoration from EYE was enthusiastically received by Verhoeven. “You see so much detail that it seems three-dimensional”, the director says via EYE.

  • Genre: science fiction
  • Director: Paul Verhoeven
  • Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside
  • Kijkwijzer: 16+

The Death of Antonio Sánchez Lomas (2019) – documentary

Since the brutal murder of a fellow villager in 1952, the inhabitants of Frigiliana in southern Spain are still full of sorrow and feelings of revenge. To be able to process their trauma, relatives and those involved are asked to act out the events themselves. Director Ramón Gieling is known for his documentary, among other things Johan Cruijff: And un momento dado.

  • Genre: documentary
  • Director: Ramón Gieling, Salvador Gieling
  • Kijkwijzer: 6+


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