The biggest movie releases in South Africa this week

A cold-front has gripped the country, our national sports teams keep losing, and we are too broke to afford Nvidia’s new Pascal cards.

If it wasn’t for E3 and the upcoming week of awesome movies we would be ready to pack it in.

Luckily this week is a doozy so sit back, relax and check out the biggest movie releases:

Finding Dory

Age restriction: PG

Run time: 103 min

Starring: Ellen DeGeneres,Idris Elba,Michael Sheen

Directed by: Andrew Stanton,Angus MacLane


Friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, goes in search of her family after she recalls childhood memories of “the jewel of Monterey, California”.

Together with Nemo and Marlin, the trio set off for the Monterey Marine Life Institute, where she meets some colourful sea creatures and learns the real meaning of family.

The Nice Guys

Age restriction: 16 LVN

Run time: 116 min

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice

Directed by: Shane Black


A down-on-his-luck detective and his hired hand stumble upon a shocking conspiracy with far-reaching consequences in 1970s Los Angeles.

The private eye and enforcer band together to crack a case involving a missing girl and investigate a fading porn star’s suicide, two mysteries, which become inextricably linked to the upper echelons.


Age restriction: 16 LVD

Run time: 100 min

Starring: Jordan Peele,Keegan-Michael Key,Tiffany Haddish

Directed by: Peter Atencio


Rell’s life is changed forever when a cute kitten comes to his door, and he names it Keanu. Unfortunately, one weekend later, Keanu is abducted by persons unknown.

Now Rell and his cousin, Clarence, are men on a mission to find Keanu against the odds.


Age restriction: PG 10-12 VS

Run time: 102 min

Starring: Nicholas Hoult,Scott Lawrence,Vernetta Lopez

Directed by: Drake Doremus


In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society.

Hello, My name is Doris

Age restriction: TBA

Run time: 95 min

Starring: Max Greenfield,Sally Field,Tyne Daly

Directed by: Michael Showalter


A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker.

A Hologram for the King

Age restriction: 10-12

Run time: 99 min

Starring: Alexander Black,Ben Whishaw,Tom Hanks

Directed by: Tom Tykwer


Desperate and washed-up American salesman, Alan Clay, tries to recoup his losses and save face with an all-or-nothing business proposition.

Traveling to Saudi Arabia, Clay attempts to sell his big idea to a wealthy monarch in the hope of securing a lucrative IT contract for a massive new complex being built in the middle of the desert.

I am Wrath

Age restriction: TBA

Run time: 92 min

Starring: Amanda Schull,John Travolta,Rebecca De Mornay

Directed by: Chuck Russell


A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife’s killer.

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