Films you should see this weekend in UAE

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Films you should see this weekend in UAE

Dubai - Before you see the more popular ones, you can also consider these films.

By Curated by Keith Pereña

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Published: Wed 23 Nov 2016, 1:18 PM

Last updated: Wed 23 Nov 2016, 7:52 PM

A lot of films are slated to fill the big screens this weekend from Brad Pitt's World War 2 drama Allied and Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt's Dear Zindagi. But those two are not the only ones you should see this weekend. Here are some of the other films going out this weekend.


Meet Disney's new heroine, Moana hailing from a land and culture inspired by Hawaii, Fiji, Samoa and Tahiti. Commanding a 99% rating in Rotten Tomatoes, this film is definitely to watch out for and is something you and your family can enjoy. The film stars American singer Auli'I Cravalho in the titular role.


Want to see something on the scarier end? Then Havenhurst is for you. The film stars Julie Benz as a troubled young woman who is suffering from alcoholism and is released from rehab as well as given a second chance in life and the furnished apartment of Havenhurst to live in. She is then drawn into the mysteries surrounding her new abode specifically the disappearance of the former resident of whom she befriended in rehab.

The Unmarried Wife

A Filipino film, it stars local artists Angelica Panganiban in the titular role along with Paolo Avelino and Dingdong Dantes. The film tells the tale of a woman who is forced to choose between her philandering husband and a man who is loyal to her. It asks the question of why women are looked down upon when they see other men whilst on the flipside it is seen as a sign of virility among men. Subtitles are provided in select cinemas.

3000 Nights

An Arabic film with English subtitles, 3000 nights is the inspiring story of a young Palestinian school teacher who gives birth inside an Israeli prison. The film chronicles her battle behind bars as she protects her son, survive inside and give him hope, all on top of giving her motherly love and attention.

Anwar Roma

If you follow local sports, see this film. It portrays the true story of how the UAE national football took the world stage by qualifying for the 1990 World Cup in Italy. See the hard work and determination that went through these young athletes in order for them to secure the qualifying spot in the most prestigious football event in history of the sport.

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