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Current Movies With Audio Description

The following list of audio described movies now playing in USA local cinemas is compiled by Vicki Vogt of the Perkins School for the Blind in Newton, Massachusetts.  It is generally updated on FRIDAYS (but may be delayed occasionally).  Technically, this is a list of described movies playing in the Boston, MA, area; however, most of them should be playing in YOUR area also.

AUDIO DESCRIBED MOVIES IN MA
(generally updated weekly on Fridays)
Produced by Vicki Vogt and the Bay State Council of the Blind

New Movies

New Movies as of Friday, May 25:

First Reformed (Rated R) (Boston Common and Cambridge Only)
A pastor's life spirals out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an activist and his wife.<\p>

The Seagull (Rated R) (Cambridge Only)
Based on the play by Anton Chekhov, The Seagull is about a love triangle that unfolds between the diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingenue Nina.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Rated PG 13) (Also in 3D)
Young Han Solo and his gang of smugglers devise a plan to steal coaxium from the planet Kessel.

Movie Descriptions

A Quiet Place

Rated PG 13 For Terror and Some Bloody ImagesRunning time 1 Hour, 30 Min.
Synopsis
2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski, who also stars in the film with Emily Blunt, his real-life spouse. is essentially Alien on a farm: Even though there are cornfields and land for days, there's a constant state of panic and claustrophobia for a family stalked by monsters who attack anything that makes noise.  The Family communicates with each other using sign language.
Are they intergalactic invaders? Creatures from another dimension? Bryan Woods and Scott Beck's story shrewdly leans less into reveals about the mysterious armored, blind beasts with super-hearing and a frightening mawand more into the post-apocalyptic situation in which the Abbott family finds itself, mostly cut off from what's left of humanity.
Genre Horror, Suspense/Thriller

Avengers, Infinity War (Also in 3D)

Rated PG 13 For Intense Sci-Fi Violence, Action Throughout, Language and Some Crude References.
Running time 2 Hours, 29 Min.
Synopsis
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet, the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.
Genre SciFi/Fantasy

Beast (Showing only in Cambridge)

Rated R For Disturbing Violent Content, Some Sexuality and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 47 Min.
Synopsis
In a small island community, a troubled young woman falls for a mysterious outsider who empowers her to escape her oppressive family. When he comes under suspicion for a series of brutal murders she defends him at all costs and learns what she is capable of.
Genre Horror, Romance

Black Panther

Rated PG 13 For Sequences of Action Violence and A Brief Rude Gesture
Running time 2 Hours, 14 Min.
Synopsis
Black Panther" follows T'Challa who, after the events of "Captain America: Civil War," returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.
Genre SciFi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Book Club

Rated PG 13 For Sex Related Material and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 44 Min.
Synopsis
Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached. Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades old divorce. Carols (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous "50 Shades of Grey." From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter their best chapter yet. Also starring Craig T. Nelson, Andy Garcia and Don Johnson.
Genre Comedy

Breaking In

Rated PG 13 For Menace, Brief Strong Language, Bloody Images, Sexual References and Violence.
Running time 1 Hour, 28 Min.
Synopsis
Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission.
Genre Suspense/Thriller

Deadpool 2

Rated R For Language Throughout, Brief Drug Material, Sexual References and Strong Violence.
Running time 1 Hour, 51 Min.
Synopsis
After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberrys hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor, finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of Worlds Best Lover.
Genre Comedy, Action/Adventure

Disobedience

Rated R For some strong sexuality.
Running time 1 Hour, 54 Min.
Synopsis
From Sebastián Lelio, the director of the Academy Award winning A Fantastic Woman, the film follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Written by Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz and based on Naomi Aldermans book, the film stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.
Genre  Romance/Drama

(New) First Reformed (Boston Common and Cambridge only)

Rated R For Some Disturbing Violent Images
Running time 1 Hour, 48 Min.
Synopsis
Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad, the church is now a tourist attraction catering to a dwindling congregation, eclipsed by its nearby parent church, Abundant Life, with its state-of-the-art facilities and 5,000-strong flock. When a pregnant parishioner (Amanda Seyfried) asks Reverend Toller to counsel her husband, a radical environmentalist, the clergyman finds himself plunged into his own tormented past.
Genre Drama

I Feel Pretty

Rated PG 13 For Sexual Content, Language and Some Partial Nudity
Running time 1 Hour, 50 Min.
Synopsis
An ordinary woman (Amy Schumer) who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed?
Genre Comedy

Life of the Party

Rated PG 13
Running time 1 Hour, 45 Min.
Synopsis
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) turns regret into reset by going back to college landing in the same class and school as her daughter, whos not entirely sold on the idea.
Genre Comedy

Overboard

Rated PG 13 For Partial Nudity, Suggestive Material and Some Language
Running time 1 Hour, 52 Min.
Synopsis
In a splashy new twist, Overboard focuses on "Leonardo" (EUGENIO DERBEZ), a selfish, spoiled, rich playboy from Mexicos richest family and "Kate" (ANNA FARIS), a working class single mom of three hired to clean Leonardos luxury yacht. After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when partying too hard and wakes up on the Oregon coast with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and, to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work, for the first time in his life. At first miserable and inept, Leonardo slowly settles in. Eventually he earns the respect of his new "family" and coworkers. But, with Leonardo's billionaire family hot on their trail and the possibility of his memory returning at any moment, will their new family last or will Leonardo finally put the clues together and leave them for good? Remake of movie by the same name, made in 1987 with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.
Genre  Comedy

Pope Francis - A Man Of His Word

Rated PG
Running time 1 Hour, 36 Min.
Synopsis
A personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to todays global questions.
Genre  Documentary

Rampage (Also in 3D)

Rated PG 13 For Sequences of Violence, Action and Destruction, Crude Gestures and Brief Language.
Running time 1 Hour, 47 Min.
Synopsis
Global icon Dwayne Johnson headlines the action adventure “Rampage,” directed by Brad Peyton. Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, incredibly rare albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with discredited geneticist Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend
Genre Science Fiction

The Rider

Rated R For Language and Drug Use
Running time 1 Hour, 44 Min.
Synopsis
Based on a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Genre Drama

(New) The Seagull (Cambridge only)

Rated PG 13 For Partial Nudity, Drug Use, A Scene of Violence and Some Mature Thematic Elements.
Running time 1 Hour, 38 Min.
Synopsis
One summer at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves somebody else, a tragicomedy unfolds about art, fame, human folly, and the eternal desire to live a purposeful life. Adapted by Tony-winning playwright Stephen Karam ("The Humans") from Anton Chekhov's classic play and directed by Tony-winner Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening"), THE SEAGULL explores, with comedy and melancholy, the obsessive nature of love, and the tangled relationships between parents and children.
Genre Drama

Show Dogs

Rated PG
Running time 1 Hour, 32 Min.
Synopsis
After a failed attempt to recover a stolen baby panda, police dog Max reluctantly teams up with a human FBI agent named Frank. A hot tip leads Max and Frank to Las Vegas for the worlds most exclusive dog show. To find the panda, Max goes under cover as a contestant to get the lowdown from his fellow canines. With help from their new friends, the crime fighting duo must now foil another kidnapping plot and rescue other valuable animals from a gang of greedy smugglers.
Genre  Comedy, Action/Adventure

(New) Solo: A Star Wars Story (Also in 3D)

Rated PG 13 For Violence and Sequences of Sci-Fi Action
Running time 2 Hours, 15 Min.
Synopsis
Young Han Solo (Aldin Ehrenreich) finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.
Genre SciFi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Super Trooper 2

Rated R For Drug Material, Crude Sexual Content, Language Throughout and Some Graphic Nudity
Running time 1 Hour, 43 Min
Synopsis
Everyones favorite law enforcement team is back by popular demand with the long anticipated follow up to the cult comedy classic SUPER TROOPERS. When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers, Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area. Unconventional police work follows, and the result is SUPER TROOPERS 2.
Genre Comedy

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