These new movies are reeling us into the cinema…

Time for some action? These new films keep the pace up and the pulse-pounding, with suspense, horror and more.

Here’s our handy movie guide to see what’s screening this week from September 16 to 22.

Adventures of Rufus: The Fantastic Pet

This movie is a heart-warming tale of how two children help their friends Abbot, the Wizard, and Rufus, the fantastic pet, save their dying world. They must overcome obstacles and look out for one another. They quickly learn the importance of teamwork and taking care of their planet.

Adventure, Rating PG, 1h 22min. Book your tickets here.

Copshop

Action fans in the mood for an old-school thriller will love this. Rookie cop Valerie Young (Alexis Louder) is punched in the face by trickster Teddy Murretto (Frank Grillo) in order to be put in police custody, away from ruthless assassin Bob Viddick (Gerard Butler). However, the plan goes awry when Viddick contrives to get himself arrested, too.

Action, Rating R18, 1h 49min. Book your tickets here.

Don’t Breathe 2

“Don’t Breathe 2” takes place eight years after the events of the first movie. Blind veteran Norman Nordstrom has been hiding in an isolated cabin with a young girl for several years. When a group of criminals kidnaps her, he’s forced to tap into even darker and more creative instincts to save her. This tense, action-packed sequel promises to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Horror, Rating R18, 1h 38min. Book your tickets here.

Escape from Mogadishu

In the late 1980s, at the height of the Cold War, a diplomatic skirmish between North and South Korea broke out on the African continent over the latter’s campaign to join the United Nations. In Autumn 1990, three years after the opening of a South Korean embassy, Somalia’s capital Mogadishu was engulfed in civil war, leaving the South Korean diplomats trapped. The North Korean embassy, meanwhile, faces the same situation. The diplomats of these two nations, who in the outside world are sworn enemies, become targets for the hails of bullets fired by both Somali government forces and the rebels in the chaos of civil war. Risking their lives, they embark on a joint escape.

Action, Rating TBC, 2h 5min. Book your tickets here.

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This is very much a film built on surprises and swerves. The narrative centres on a dysfunctional family taking shelter in their bathroom for the night throughout a dangerously raging thunderstorm. If you enjoy witchcraft, excessive amounts of blood, family drama, chamber thrills, or some combination of the above, there’s no reason to skip out on this.

Horror, Rating R18, 1h 37min. Book your tickets here.

Mako

The Arabic film is based on the tragic true story of “Salem Express” and centres around eight people who went on a diving trip in the Red Sea and did not return.

Thriller, Rating R18, 1h 35min. Book your tickets here.

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