Six new movies release Friday. Three open nationwide and another three open on a limited basis.
Nationwide – New Movies Releasing Friday, January 27th:
Movie: The Grey (R)
Starring: Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie,Ben Bray & James Badge Dale
Genre: Action Suspense Thriller
Synopsis: A plane full of oil-rig workers crashes in Alaska. They have to battle injuries, weather and wolves in an attempt to survive.
First Thoughts: Liam Neeson is becoming the king of the first quarter actioner, but this one doesn’t really interest me like the previous two.
Movie: Man on a Ledge (PG-13)
Starring: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks & Jamie Bell
Genre: Suspense Thriller
Synopsis: A man sets a plan in motion to prove his innocence after he was framed for stealing a rare diamond. He has recently escaped from prison to do so. He climbs out on a ledge to attract attention while his brother works nearby on the rest of the plan.
First Thoughts: Looks like it might be good, but will find out on Friday.
Movie: One for the Money (PG-13)
Starring: Katherine Heigl, Jason O’Mara, Daniel Sunjata, John Leguizamo & Sherri Shepherd
Genre: Action Comedy
Synopsis: Stephanie Plum is a born-and-bred Jersey girl that has been out of work and is dealing with debt collectors. She needs some quick cash, so she turns to her cousin as a last resort. He runs a bail bonding company. So, she takes a job as a recovery agent, even though she has no experience whatsoever. She sets out to bring in a guy that jumped bail that also happens to be the guy that seduced and dumped her back in high school. This could make for a big payday.
First Thoughts: Based on the Janet Evanovich series of novels. Will probably see it at some point.
Limited – New Movies That Release Friday, January 27th:
- Declaration of War – A French couple’s life changes drastically after their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor.
- In Darkness – A sewer worker and petty thief in Poland comes across a group of Jews and hides them for money in the labyrinthine sewer system underneath the city. It starts as a business deal and turns into something much more.
- The Wicker Tree – Two young missionaries go to Scotland and in up in a situation far from where they initially started.
There are three new movies playing in my area this week. They are The Grey, Man on a Ledge and One for the Money. Overall, six new movies release on Friday, what will you be seeing this weekend?