MOVIES 2017 | Kenyan Cinemas Release Dates

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Another year and a whole slew of exciting releases to look forward to! Amidst our argument over which title would be the biggest hit versus the biggest dud, we managed to find some semblance of peace and order so as to compile a list.  What list you ask? Well, a list of this year’s most anticipated releases, their respective trailers and most importantly their Kenyan release dates.  So just sit back.. actually don’t! Lean forward, grab your smartphone and mark your calendar because you can’t afford to miss any of their openings at a cinema near you 🙂

HACKSAW RIDGE | January 6
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.


LIVE BY NIGHT | January 20
A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.


xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE | January 27
Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.


RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER | February 3
Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.


THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE | February 10
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.


FIFTY SHADES DARKER | February 10
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her..


THE GREAT WALL | February 17
A mystery centered around the construction of the Great Wall of China.


HIDDEN FIGURES | February 24
Based on a true story! A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions.


FENCES | February 24
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.


LOGAN | March 3
In the near future, an aging Wolverine and Professor X must protect a young female clone of Wolverine from an evil organization led by Nathanial Essex.


KONG: SKULL ISLAND | February 10
Explorers encounter a gigantic ape and other monstrous creatures after traveling to an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean.


BEAUTY AND THE BEAST | March 17
An adaptation of the Disney fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.


POWER RANGERS | March 24
A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.


GHOST IN THE SHELL | March 31
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.


SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE | March 31
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.


FAST & FURIOUS 8 | April 14
When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.


THE BOSS BABY | April 14
A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.


GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL.2 | May 5
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.


KING ARTHUR: THE LEGEND BEGINS | May 12
Feature film version of the classic King Arthur story.


ALIEN: COVENANT | May 19
The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.


PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES | May 26
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon.


WONDER WOMAN | June 2
An Amazon princess leaves her island home to explore the world and, in doing so, becomes one of the world’s greatest heroes.


CARS 3 | June 16
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.


CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS | June 30
Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean high school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

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SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING | July 7
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.


WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES | July 14
A nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar become embroiled in a battle with an army of humans.


DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL | July 21
Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother’s 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue.


DUNKIRK | July 21
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.


 DARK TOWER | July 28
Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.


 THE EMOJI MOVIE | August 11
Gene, a muli-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.


 ANNABELLE 2 | August 25
Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE | September 22
Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school.

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE | September 22
Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school.


 KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE | October 6
When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency Statesman to save the world.


 BLADE RUNNER 2049 | October 6
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.


 THOR: RAGNAROK | Nov 3
Plot unknown.


 JUSTICE LEAGUE | Nov 17
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.


 STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII | Dec 15
Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.


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