Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ tops this week’s new movie releases


Posted on: March 22nd, 2019 by ABC News No Comments

Universal(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide in theaters Friday:

* Us — The follow-up to Jordan Peele’s Oscar-winning 2017 horror feature Get Out stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke as a husband and wife who take their two kids to California for a beach vacation and are terrorized by a group of deadly doppelgangers. Elisabeth Moss, Shahadi Wright Joseph and Evan Alex also star. Rated R.

Opening in limited release Friday:

* Hotel MumbaiLion‘s Dev Patel and Call Me By Your Name‘s Armie Hammer star in this true story about the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India, and the heroic efforts of the hotel staff and guests to protect themselves and their families. Rated R.

* Cruel Intentions — The 1999 teen cult classic — starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair — returns to the big-screen for an exclusive one-week engagement in honor of its 20th anniversary, beginning Friday. The film, a modern day take on the 1782 novel Les Liasons Dangereuses, follows a group of wealthy teenagers attending a New York City high school, and their devious social maneuvering. Rated R.

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