With summer temperatures rising, many of us will find ourselves in search of indoor activities to keep cool – a perfect time to hit up the cinema.
If you haven’t had the chance to go in a while, you’re in luck. The line-up of movies getting released during The Holy Month looks awesome, with a real range of films across all genres to satisfy everyone from the comedy-lovers to the horror-fanatics. So without further ado, here’s the Ramadan list of movies hitting the cinemas…
Frog Kingdom (2013)
The Frog Kingdom’s annual Froglympic’s grand prize is Princess Froglegs herself. In order to avoid being married off to a random suitor, Princess Froglegs goes undercover in the Froglympics, looking to win it.
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Rock the Kasbah (2015)
A down-on-his luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan, and takes her to Kabul to participate in the TV show Afghan Star. Starring Bill Murray and Bruce Willis.
(Alone) Don’t Grow Up (2015)
A horror movie that sees a bunch of teenage delinquents on an isolated island, who wake up to find themselves without supervision. After much partying, their supervisor turns up and suddenly attacks the students. After accidentally killing their supervisor, they flee the scene of the crime, only to discover that everyone on the island over the age of 18 has been infected with an epidemic that turns them violent and dangerous.
Welcome to Me (2014)
A mentally unbalanced woman (Kristen Wiig) wins the lottery, comes off her medication, buys a talk show and uses it as a platform to broadcast her bizarre opinions. Produced by Will Ferrel and Adam McKay.
Road Games (2015)
Hitchhikers Jack (Andrew Simpson) and Véronique (Joséphine de la Baume) accept a ride in the French countryside from a local oddball (Frédéric Pierrot), which turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse.
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The House on Pine Street (2015)
A psychological horror about a young woman coping with an unwanted pregnancy after moving into a seemingly haunted house.
The Call Up (2016)
A group of online gamers are invited to try out a state-of-the-art virtual reality video game. However, things turn sinister when the gamers realise they’ll actually be fighting for their lives.
A woman suffering from crippling agoraphobia has her house broken into by a trio of criminals. What the intruders don’t understand is that agoraphobia isn’t the only kind of psychosis this woman suffers from…
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The Ring vs. The Grudge (Sadako vs. Kayako) (2016)
Two of the most iconic movies in the horror genre have come together, bringing you the lead ghosts from each film. Initially teased as an April’s Fool joke, the movie was confirmed on December 10, 2015 to be an official production.
Now You See Me #2 (2016)
A year after outwitting the FBI, illusionists The Four Horseman make a comeback performance. However, an evil mastermind threatens the Horseman into pulling off a near impossible heist.
An Indian sports-drama starring Salman Khan as Sultan Ali Khan, a wrestler from a small town who achieves global fame while battling problems in his professional and personal life.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (2016)
The turtles jump into the fray to battle Shredder, mad scientist Stockman, Bebop, Rocksteady and the notorious Krang.
The Purge 3: Election Year (2016)
For one day each year, for 12 hours, all crimes in the US become legal including murder. This day is known as ‘The Purge’. Two years after Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from committing an act of revenge during The Purge, he is now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell). His mission is to protect her in a run for President and survive The Purge, as her policies seek to end the ritual once and for all. However, the duo are betrayed by their security team, and forced out onto the streets of D.C. on the one night where no help is available.
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Using recovered alien technology, Earth has designed an immense defence programme to protect the planet. However, the aliens return with an even more advanced and unprecedented force.
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Finding Dory (2016)
With help from Nemo and Marlin, the forgetful Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) embarks on a quest to reunite with her mother (Diane Keaton) and father (Eugene Levy).