Calgary Movie Reviews (with showtimes)

Here are Movie Reviews, movie ratings, and movie trailers for all movies currently playing in Calgary and area including Airdrie, Cochrane, Strathmore, Okotoks, High River, Pincher Creek, and Fort McaLeod (19 theatres and 167 screens) (updated for week of Friday, April 20th):

Click on Movie name below to see all showtimes at local theatres for that movie.
Click on to view movie trailer. Ratings are out of five stars 5 out of 5.

New Movies (for week of Friday, April 20th)

2.5 Star Rating

I Feel Pretty Movie Review

A woman (Amy Schumer) struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet, now lives life fearlessly. (also: Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski, Busy Philipps)
YouTube movie trailer for I Feel Pretty Movie Trailer

3.5 Star Rating

Super Troopers 2 Movie Review

When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers (Emmanuelle Chriqui, Rob Lowe, Lynda Carter, Brian Cox) are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.
YouTube movie trailer for Super Troopers 2 Movie Trailer

Movies Reviews, for Movies Coming Next Week

Armed---Friday, April 27, 2018

A former U.S. Marshall struggling to put his life together after a case gone wrong, and he learns other members of his frmer military unit are having similar issues (William Fichtner, Shakira Barrera, Ryan Guzman, Columbus Short).
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Avengers: Infinity War---Friday, April 27, 2018

The Avengers and their allies (Karen Gillan, Letitia Wright, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Hemsworth) must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
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Backstabbing for Beginners---Friday, April 27, 2018

A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves (Theo James, Ben Kingsley, Jacqueline Bisset, Rossif Sutherland).
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Bad Samaritan---Friday, April 27, 2018

A pair of burglars (David Tennant, Robert Sheehan) stumble upon a woman being held captive (Kerry Condon) in a home they intended to rob.
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Disobedience---Friday, April 27, 2018

A woman (Rachel McAdams) returns to the community (Rachel Weisz, Alessandro Nivola, Anton Lesse) that shunned her for her attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
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Godard Mon Amour---Friday, April 27, 2018

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard (Louis Garrel) falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky (Stacy Martin) and later marries her.
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Kings---Friday, April 27, 2018

The life of a foster family (Lamar Johnson, Kaalan Rashad Walker, Rachel Hilson, Issac Ryan Brown) in South Central Los Angeles, a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial.
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Let the Sunshine In---Friday, April 27, 2018

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother (Juliette Binoche), is looking for love, true love at last (also:Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine, Josiane Balasko).
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Love & Bananas---Friday, April 27, 2018

documentary: Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world renowned Asian elephant conservationist Lek Chailert, embark on a daring 48-hour mission across Thailand to rescue a 70-year old blind Asian elephant from captivity.
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Redoubtable---Friday, April 27, 2018

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her.
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Selfie Dad---Friday, April 27, 2018

A struggling father (James Denton) starts his own "how to" YouTube Chanel (also:Johnny Pacar, Pat Finn, Shelby Simmons).
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Traffik---Friday, April 27, 2018

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a bike gang, and must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets (Paula Patton, Missi Pyle, William Fichtner, Roselyn Sanchez).
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Movie Reviews for all Currently Showing Movies


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
A Quiet Place

A family must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. (Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds)
A Quiet Place Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
A Wrinkle in Time

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon, Michael Peña).
A Wrinkle in Time Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Annihilation

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don't apply. (Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh)
Annihilation Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Beirut

A U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) flees Lebanon in 1972 after a tragic incident at his home. Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by a CIA operative (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Beirut Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Betting on Zero

The story of controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman who put a billion dollars on the line to expose Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history.
Betting on Zero Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Blockers

Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on Prom night. (Kathryn Newton, John Cena, Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz)
Blockers Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow) simulcast

spectacular dance performances! Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema offers Canadians the opportunity to see world-class ballet at their local theatre


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Chappaquiddick

Depicting Ted Kennedy's (Jason Clarke) involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara ).
Chappaquiddick Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Coco

Aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead. (voices: Edward James Olmos, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Gael García Bernal)
Coco Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


1.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Death Wish

A family man (Bruce Willis) becomes a vigilante killing machine when his family is violently attacked by robbers. (also: Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone)
Death Wish Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Early Man

Set at the dawn of time, Dug and sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home (voices: Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Miriam Margolyes).
Early Man Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Ferdinand

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure (voices: Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale, David Tennant, John Cena).
Ferdinand Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

0 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Film Festival

Annual film festival - see their website for film details, theatres and showtimes (see festival website for more details)


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Finding Your Feet

About to retire, a judgmental middle class snob discovers her husband was having an affair with her best friend, and forced into exile with her bohemian sister on an poor inner-city home. (imothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Joanna Lumley, Celia Imrie)
Finding Your Feet Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Game Night

A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery. (Rachel McAdams, Jesse Plemons, Jason Bateman, Kyle Chandler)
Game Night Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
I Can Only Imagine

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's (J. Michael Finley, Brody Rose, Dennis Quaid, Madeline Carrol) beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.
I Can Only Imagine Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
I Feel Pretty

A woman (Amy Schumer) struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet, now lives life fearlessly. (also: Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski, Busy Philipps)
I Feel Pretty Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
I, Tonya

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes (Sebastian Stan, Bojana Novakovic, Allison Janney) .
I, Tonya Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Indian Horse

Follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970sand grows as a talented hockey player
Indian Horse Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Isle of Dogs

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog. (voices: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber)
Isle of Dogs Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Journey's End

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers (Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield, Toby Jones), led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.
Journey Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game's jungle setting becoming the adult avatars (Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black) they chose.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Love, Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for Simon (Nick Robinson) it's complicated: no-one knows he's gay and he doesn't know who the anonymous classmate is that he's fallen for online. (also: Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Garner, Katherine Langford)
Love, Simon Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Young hero Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the "Flare" (also: Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario)
Maze Runner: The Death Cure Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Metropolitan Opera (New York)

Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Pacific Rim Uprising

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.
Pacific Rim Uprising Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Paddington 2

Paddington, is happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, takes odd jobs to buy a present for Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for it to be stolen (voices: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins)
Paddington 2 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Peter Rabbit

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden (voices: Daisy Ridley, Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, Domhnall Gleeson).
Peter Rabbit Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


0 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Pup Star: Better 2Gether

Tiny, an adorable Yorkie pup who, after winning the 'Pup Star' TV singing competition, is suddenly launched into an adventure
Pup Star: Better 2Gether Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Rampage

Primatologist (Dwayne Johnson) has an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla cared for since its birth, but is affected by a genetic experiment gone awry.
Rampage Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Ready Player One

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. (Letitia Wright, Hannah John- Kamen, Simon Pegg, T.J. Miller)
Ready Player One Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Red Sparrow

Ballerina Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) is recruited to 'Sparrow School' a Russian intelligence service trained to use her body as a weapon, but her first mission, targeting a CIA agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
Red Sparrow Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

A stray dog - Sgt. Stubby - gets adopted by a soldier while training for World War I. For his valorous actions, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history. (voices: Helena Bonham Carter, Logan Lerman, Gérard Depardieu)
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Sherlock Gnomes

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. (voices: mily Blunt, Johnny Depp, James McAvoy, Maggie Smith)
Sherlock Gnomes Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Super Troopers 2

When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers (Emmanuelle Chriqui, Rob Lowe, Lynda Carter, Brian Cox) are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.
Super Troopers 2 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Greatest Showman

This original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation (Rebecca Ferguson, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron).
The Greatest Showman Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Miracle Season

After the tragic death of star volleyball player, a team of dispirited high school girls (Erin Moriarty, Tiera Skovbye, Jason Gray-Stanford) band together under their tough-love coach (Helen Hunt) in hopes of winning the state championship.
The Miracle Season Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Post

A cover-up that that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor (Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks) to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
The Post Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Shape of Water

An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the high-security backdrop of a 1962 Cold War era American laboratory where lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment (Michael Shannon, Doug Jones).
The Shape of Water Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

In this darkly comic drama, a mother (Frances McDormand) personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder, when they fail to catch the culprit (Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Samara Weaving).
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Tomb Raider

Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander), the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared. (and Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins, Kristin Scott Thomas)
Tomb Raider Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Truth or Dare

A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends (Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Sophia Ali) turns deadly when someone -- or something -- begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.
Truth or Dare Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

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