Movies Released August 20, 2021

Friday, August 20

Reminiscence

Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae's disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?
Lisa Joy, Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Daniel Wu, Cliff Curtis, Thandie Newton, Rey Hernandez, Myles Humphus
Thriller Romance Sci-Fi
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
100 mins

The Protégé

Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained in the family business, Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when Moody – the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and survival – is brutally killed, Anna vows revenge. As she becomes entangled with an enigmatic killer (Michael Keaton) whose attraction to her goes way beyond cat and mouse, their confrontation turns deadly and the loose ends of a life spent killing will weave themselves ever tighter.
Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Wenk, Martin Campbell, Ori Pfeffer, Arthur Sarkissian, Maggie Q, Li Gong
Action Thriller Crime
Nationwide
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
108 mins

The Night House

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. Disturbing visions of a presence in the house calling to her, beckoning her with a ghostly allure. Against the advice of her friends, she begins digging into her husband’s belongings, yearning for answers. What she finds are secrets both strange and disturbing – a mystery she’s determined to unravel.
David Bruckner, Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Stacy Martin, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Evan Jonigkeit, Samantha Buck
Thriller Horror
Nationwide
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

PAW Patrol: The Movie

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. Get ready for exciting missions, high-stake rescues, new pups and amazing new vehicles making this the biggest Paw Patrol story ever!
Dax Shepard, Tyler Perry, Cal Brunker, Kim Kardashian, Randall Park, Iain Armitage, Ronnen Harary, Jennifer Dodge
Adventure Family Kids Based on TV
Nationwide
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Reminiscence

Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae (Ferguson). A simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae's disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?
Lisa Joy, Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Daniel Wu, Cliff Curtis, Thandie Newton, Rey Hernandez, Myles Humphus
Thriller Romance Sci-Fi

Risen

Disaster unfolds when a meteor strikes a small town, turning the environment uninhabitable and killing everything in the surrounding area. Exobiologist Lauren Stone is called to find answers to the unearthly event. As she begins to uncover the truth, imminent danger awakens and it becomes a race against time to save mankind.
Eddie Arya, Nicole Schalmo, Jack Campbell, Dominic Stone
Thriller
VOD / Digital
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
87 mins

The Loud House Movie

In Nickelodeon’s The Loud House Movie, the biggest family on television goes on the biggest Loud family vacation ever! The adventure follows the Loud family to Scotland where they discover that they are descendants of Scottish royalty. The family quickly indulges in the most wish-fulfilling high-life ever when they discover their ancestral home is a castle.
David Tennant, Liliana Mumy, Chris Viscardi, Brian Stepanek, Dave Needham, Asher Bishop, Michelle Gomez, Jill Talley
Comedy Family Animation Based on TV

Rare Beasts

Mandy (Billie Piper) a nihilistic young writer and mother who, while navigating her dysfunctional family and misogynistic workplace, falls for Pete (Leo Bill), a traditionalist searching for ‘restored’ male identity.
Lily James, David Thewlis, Billie Piper, Leo Bill, Kerry Fox, Toby Woolf
Drama Comedy

Habit

Reminiscent of early Tarantino, this edgy, outrageous thriller is one “habit” you’ll want to acquire! The action begins as L.A. party girl Mads (Bella Thorne, The DUFF) gets a gig running drugs for Eric, a washed-up Hollywood star. When their cash gets stolen and Eric is slain by a rival drug lord, Mads and her two sexy BFFs hide out by dressing up as nuns. But in spite of their costumes, these bad girls are no angels.
Janell Shirtcliff, Gavin Rossdale, Ione Skye, Aaron Díaz, Paris Jackson, Bella Thorne, Libby Mintz, Andreja Pejic
Thriller
VOD / Digital
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Habit

Reminiscent of early Tarantino, this edgy, outrageous thriller is one “habit” you’ll want to acquire! The action begins as L.A. party girl Mads (Bella Thorne, The DUFF) gets a gig running drugs for Eric, a washed-up Hollywood star. When their cash gets stolen and Eric is slain by a rival drug lord, Mads and her two sexy BFFs hide out by dressing up as nuns. But in spite of their costumes, these bad girls are no angels.
Janell Shirtcliff, Gavin Rossdale, Ione Skye, Aaron Díaz, Paris Jackson, Bella Thorne, Libby Mintz, Andreja Pejic
Thriller

Confetti

Inflicted with a learning disability, Meimei is considered a strange and dumb girl, an outcast in her school and community. What no one recognizes, however, is that she possesses a gift waiting to be unlocked. The world seen through her eyes is unique and filled with magic. When her mother learns that Meimei suffers from dyslexia, as do 1 in 10 people worldwide, she will stop at nothing to help her, including leaving her life in China behind and venturing alone with Meimei to New York City, braving a place she knows nothing about and speaking not a word of English.
Ann Hu, Zhu Zhu, Amy Irving, Helen Slater, Harmonie He
Drama

Sweet Girl

Devoted family man Ray Cooper, vows justice against the pharmaceutical company responsible for pulling a potentially life-saving drug from the market just before his wife (Adria Arjona) dies from cancer. But when his search for the truth leads to a deadly encounter that puts Ray and his daughter Rachel (Isabela Merced) in harm’s way, Ray’s mission turns into a quest for vengeance in order to protect the only family he has left.
Jason Momoa, Justin Bartha, Michael Raymond-James, Raza Jaffrey, Lex Scott Davis, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Brian Andrew Mendoza, Brad Peyton
Drama Action Thriller

Demonic

In Demonic, a young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed in this horror-thriller from director Neill Blomkamp.
Linda McDonough, Neill Blomkamp, Mike Blomkamp, Stuart Ford, Carly Pope, Chris William Martin, Michael Rogers, Terry Chen
Thriller Horror
140 mins

Annette

Los Angeles, today. Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer. Under the spotlight, they form a passionate and glamorous couple. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious little girl with an exceptional destiny, will turn their lives upside down.
Adam Driver, Benoit Roland, Paul-Dominique Vacharasinthu, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Bruno Pesery, Ruth Waldburger, Leos Carax
Drama Romance Musical
PrimeVideo
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

PAW Patrol: The Movie

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. Get ready for exciting missions, high-stake rescues, new pups and amazing new vehicles making this the biggest Paw Patrol story ever!
Dax Shepard, Tyler Perry, Cal Brunker, Kim Kardashian, Randall Park, Iain Armitage, Ronnen Harary, Jennifer Dodge
Adventure Family Kids Based on TV
Paramount+
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
108 mins

Flag Day

Jennifer Vogel’s father John was larger than life. As a child, Jennifer marveled at his magnetizing energy and ability to make life feel like a grand adventure. He taught her so much about love and joy, but he also happened to be the most notorious counterfeiter in US history.
Josh Brolin, Bailey Noble, Norbert Leo Butz, Katheryn Winnick, Vincent Maraval, Sean Penn, William Horberg, Jez Butterworth
Drama True Story

On Broadway

For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star cast tells the inside story of the last time Broadway came back from the brink. On Broadway shows how this revival helped save New York City, thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion, and the sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce.
Alec Baldwin, Christine Baranski, Ian McKellen, Oren Jacoby, Alexandra Billings, James Corde, Hugh Jackma, John Lithgow
Documentary

The Girl Who Got Away

Massena, New York. It’s 1998, and a decade of terror comes to a close with the capture of Elizabeth Caulfield, a serial killer who abducted and murdered the young girls she pretended were her own. All but one. Christina Bowden lives a lonely and unassuming existence until Caulfield escapes from prison. Under new investigation, the stories of Christina’s past begin to unravel. There’s good and evil in everyone, but as the lies are unearthed, Christina needs to choose a side before the darkness of her secrets swallows her whole.
Lexi Johnson, Michael Morrissey, Chukwudi Iwuji, Kaye Tuckerman, Willow McCarthy, Ned Van Zandt, Audrey Grace Marshall
Thriller Horror
95 mins

Cryptozoo

Featuring the voice talents of Lake Bell, Zoe Kazan, Michael Cera, Louisa Krause, Peter Stormare, Thomas Jay Ryan, and Grace Zabriskie, the film follows cryptozookeepers through a richly-drawn hallucinatory world as they struggle to capture a baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) and begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a zoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.
Dash Shaw, Michael Cera, Lake Bell, Louisa Krause, Grace Zabriskie, Angeliki Papoulia, Zoe Kazan, Peter Stormare
Sci-Fi Animation
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
105 mins

Last Man Standing

Suge Knight, the former CEO of legendary rap music label Death Row Records was recently sentenced to 28 years imprisonment. This film takes a look at Death Row and how L.A.’s street gang culture had come to dominate its business workings.
Nick Broomfield
Documentary Music
Limited
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
93 mins

Ma Belle, My Beauty

Lane, Bertie and Fred once shared a polyamorous relationship in New Orleans. Lane loved Bertie, Fred loved Bertie, they had a balance that worked... until it didn’t, and Lane vanished from their lives. Two years later, Bertie and Fred have gotten married and are living at Fred’s family home in the countryside of southern France. When Lane unexpectedly shows up in Bertie’s seemingly idyllic new life, she finds her former lover much different than she remembers. Bertie is disillusioned in her jazz career, still grieving the loss of her mother, and clearly alienated in this small, white, European town. Lane attempts to recreate their old, carefree dynamic, hoping that her return might lighten Bertie’s mood -- but Bertie isn’t having it. It seems time hasn't healed all wounds... so Lane shifts her strategy when she meets Noa, a young artist and former soldier, quickly reigniting dormant jealousies
Marion Hill, Hannah Pepper, Idella Johnson, Lucien Guignard, Lucien Guignard,, Sivan Noam Shimon
Drama Romance

Friday, August 20