The best movies currently showing in Manchester cinemas
Updated 16 Nov 2018
Steve McQueen's all-star thriller set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, in which four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms. Starring Viola Davis, Colin Farrell, Liam Neeson, Robert Duvall, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, and Cynthia Erivo
Japanese animation in which a young boy encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and meet his relatives from different eras, with guidance by his younger sister from the future. Subtitles.
Crime drama in which a girl witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, she must find her voice and stand up for what's right
Ethan & Joel Coen return with their latest comedy musical telling the story of two trail bosses on the Oregon Trail and a woman on the wagon train, who needs the help of one of them and who might be a marriage prospect for the other. Starring James Franco, Liam Neeson, David Krumholtz and Brendan Gleeson
Mike Leigh's epic historic drama telling the story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester city centre. Starring Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, and Neil Bell amongst other locals
Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy star in this cinema bipic of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Also on IMAX.
Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal star in this drama about a teenage boy who must deal with his mother's complicated responses after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.
Bradley Cooper makes his directing debut and stars alongside Lady Ga Ga, making her own acting debut, in this drama about a musician who helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral
Captivating documentary about how the contemporary art world got converted into a money market, with unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them. Featuring Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Larry Poons, Gerhard Richter, George Condo, Maurizio Cattelan, Marilyn Minter and Ai Weiwei, it holds a fun-house mirror up to our values and our times - where everything can be bought and sold.
FROM 25th NOV: A timely cinema reissue of Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin's 1980 classic comedy in which three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him. Ring any hashtags?
This year's most highly anticipated release is a must for fans of Freddie Mercury and Queen as it tells the story of their career up to their legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert. An Oscar tipped performance from Remi Malek as Freddie. Watch it at the IMAX with the loudest sound system!
Rosie Byrne, Ethan Hawke and Chris O'Dowd star in Nick Hornby's rom comedy about a girl and her unlikely transatlantic romance with a once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, who also happens to be the subject of her ex-boyfriend's musical obsession
Horror remake starring Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in which a darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up. Music from Thom Yorke.
Paul Feig's comedy crime drama centers around a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend's sudden disappearance from their small town. Starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively and Henry Golding
Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, LeBron James, and Danny DeVito provide the voices in this family animation in which A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
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.