2 must-see movies opening in cinemas this weekend

Can’t stomach yet another animation with your toddler? We’ve got you covered! Check out one of these great movies opening in cinemas this weekend.

2 must-see movies opening in cinemas this weekend - A Family Man & Detroit

Need to get out of the house this weekend? Get a babysitter and watch one of these great movies with your partner.

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A Family Man is a gentle reminder to seize the moment.

A powerful narrative places family at the centre of this film and successfully captures the essence of love and hope. Gerard Butler tackles the multi-dimensional role of Dane Jensen in this drama; a passionate head-hunter who resorts to underhand tactics to beat his rival for a top position.

He seems to be cracking under the pressure when a conflict of interest causes a rift in his marriage.

His relationship seems to be crumbling in the face of adversity, but love prevails when a harsh awakening changes the trajectory of his life.

Also starring Alfred Molina, Gretchen Mol and Willem Dafoe. This tear-jerker will have you gasping for air.

In cinemas 18 August 2017

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Detroit is a powerful movie that will touch you deeply.

After a police raid on an unlicensed club in Detroit in the summer of 1967, a mob starts forming while police are arresting suspects outside the club. They are soon throwing rocks at police, starting fires and looting nearby stores starting the Detroit riots. Two days later, the riots still in full force, a report of gunshots prompts the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Army National Guard to search and seize an annex of the nearby Algiers Motel. Several policemen start to flout procedure by forcefully and viciously interrogating guests to get a confession. Lead singer of The Dramatics, Larry Reed, and his friend Fred Temple were among the guests being interrogated. The interrogation doesn’t quite go according to plan and three unarmed men are killed by police by the end of the night, while several others are brutally beaten, including two women. Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Will Poultor and Jack Reynor.

In cinemas 18 August

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