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Current Movies With Audio Description

The following list of audio described movies now playing in 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).  Please Note:  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 AS OF OCT. 20
GEOSTORM (RATED PG 13) (ALSO IN 3D)
Satellites designed to prevent natural disasters begin to fail, threatening to create a worldwide geostorm that could wipe out everything and everyone.

ONLY THE BRAVE (RATED PG 13)
A drama based on the elite crew of firemen from Prescott, Arizona who battled a wildfire in Yarnell, AZ Iin June 2013 that claimed the lives of 19 of their members.


SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME (RATED PG 13)
A renowned art dealer strives to save his marriage by befriending a volatile homeless man.

THE SNOWMAN (RATED R)
When an elite crime squad's lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again.

TYLER PERRYS BOO 2, A MADEA HALLOWEEN (RATED PG 13)
Madea and the gang are back for this hilarious sequel. Madea, Bam and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must literally run for their lives when monsters, goblins and the bogeyman are unleashed.

NEW AS OF OCT. 13
BREATHE (RATED PG 13)
The inspiring true love story between Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease.

THE FOREIGNER (RATED R)
London businessman Quans long buried past erupts in a revenge fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love, his teenage daughter, is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism.

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (RATED PG)
British author A.A. Milne finds inspiration from his son to write two "Winnie-the-Pooh" books.

HAPPY DEATH DAY (RATED PG 13)
A collegian must relive the day of her murder over and over until she figures out who killed her.

MARK FELT, THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN THE WHITE HOUSE (RATED PG 13)
Mark Felt, The Man Who Brought Down the White House centers on Deep Throat, the pseudonym given to the notorious whistleblower for one of the greatest scandals of all time, Watergate.

MARSHALL (RATED PG 13)
Thurgood Marshall, a young lawyer, must defend a black chauffeur charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer. Muzzled by a segregationist court, he partners with a courageous young Jewish lawyer, Samuel Friedman.

PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN (RATED R)
The story of Dr. William Marston and the relationships that inspired the creation of Wonder Woman.

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MOVIE DESCRIPTIONS

AMERICAN ASSASSIN
Rated R For Language, Brief Nudity, Some Torture and Strong Violence Throughout
Running time 1 Hour, 51 Min.
Synopsis
A young CIA recruit named Mitch Rapp (Dylan O'Brien) trains to become a black ops counterterrorism agent under the tutelage of Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton), a fearsome warrior and legend within the agency. While Hurley advises never to make the mission personal, Rapp remains haunted by the death of his fiancée in a terrorist attack. Eventually, the two men must work together to stop a rogue operative from sowing chaos in the Middle East. Directed by Michael Cuesta, American Assassin is based on the novel of the same name by Vince Flynn.
Genre Action/Adventure

AMERICAN MADE
Rated R For Language Throughout and Some Sexuality/Nudity
Running time 1 Hour, 55 Min.
Synopsis
In this 80s set thriller based on a true story, airline pilot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) is recruited by the CIA to smuggle drugs and weapons abroad for the U.S. government. Seal quickly amasses a fortune via his undercover operations, but he gets in over his head when he becomes involved with Colombias Medellín cartel and the Iran contra scandal. Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones, Jayma Mays, and Lola Kirke co-star.
Genre Suspense/Thriller



BATTLE OF THE SEXES
Rated PG 13
Running time 2 Hours, 1 Min.
Synopsis
The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became the most watched televised sports event of all time.
Genre Comedy


BLADE RUNNER 2049 (ALSO IN 3D)
Rated R
Running time 2 Hours, 44 Min.
Synopsis
This sequel to Ridley Scotts landmark 1982 science fiction film picks up the story 30 years later, giving viewers another detailed look at a future in which humanity live in polluted, overcrowded cities and rely on androids known as "replicants" for slave labor. In 2049 Los Angeles, K (Ryan Gosling) works as a "blade runner," a specialized law enforcement agent dedicated to tracking down and killing rogue replicants. But when he uncovers a shocking conspiracy involving the robot laborers, he searches for the one person who might have answers, a former blade runner named Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who vanished decades earlier.
Genre Science Fiction/Suspense/Thriller


(NEW) BREATHE
Rated PG 13 For Some Bloody Medical Images and Mature Thematic Material
Running time 1 Hour, 57 Min.
Synopsis
Inspired by a true story, this drama tells the tale of a 1960s British couple who fought to make the world a more accessible place for the disabled. Andrew Garfield stars as Robin Cavendish, who becomes paralyzed from the neck down after being stricken with polio and then begins a quest for disability rights with his wife Diana (Claire Foy).
Genre Documentary/Romance


(NEW) THE FOREIGNER
Rated R for violence, language and some sexual material
Running time 1 Hour, 54 Min.
Synopsis
A London businessman named Quan (Jackie Chan) is devastated when his daughter is killed in a terrorist attack. He seeks revenge against those responsible, and his pursuit soon leads him to a shady British politico (Pierce Brosnan) with ties to the terrorist organization.
Genre Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller


(NEW) GEOSTORM (ALSO IN 3D)
Rated PG 13 For Action and Violence and Destruction
Running time 1 Hour, 49 Min.
Synopsis
A satellite designer (Gerard Butler) must race to avert a catastrophe when the planets climate control satellites begin to malfunction in this scifi action adventure.
Genre Science Fiction/Fantasy


(NEW) GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
Rated PG
Running time 1 Hour, 47 Min.
Synopsis
This historical drama details the relationship between childrens author A.A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (played at various ages by Will Tilston and Alex Lawther), which was changed forever when Milne used his child and his stuffed animals as inspirations for the Winnie the Pooh stories. As the fanciful tales bring hope to England in the wake of World War I, the family deal with fame and unwanted attention. Margot Robbie, Kelly MacDonald, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge co-star.
Genre Family/Drama


(NEW) HAPPY DEATH DAY
Rated PG 13 for Partial Nudity, Language, Crude Sexual Content, Some Drug Material and Violence/Terror
Running time 1 Hour, 36 Min.
Synopsis
A college student (Jessica Rothe) is trapped in a time loop that forces her to keep reliving a birthday that ends with her murder at the hands of a masked madman. As she repeats the same day over and over again, she tries to figure out her killers identity so she can avoid a grisly fate.
Genre Horror, Suspense

IT
Rated R For Language, Bloody Images and Violence/Horror
Running time 2 Hours, 15 Min
Synopsis
In a small town in 1989 Maine, seven bullied kids known as the "Losers' Club" discover that a malevolent force is preying on the local children. When they realize that the towns adults cant protect them, they band together to destroy the monster, a killer clown called Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård). Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Nicholas Hamilton, and Jackson Robert Scott costar in this horror film, which is based on the novel by Stephen King.
Genre Horror


KINGSMAN, THE GOLDEN CIRCLE
Rated R For Language Throughout, Drug Content, Sequences of Strong Violence and Some Sexual Material.
Running time 2 Hours, 21 Min.
Synopsis
Taron Egerton reprises his role as Gary 'Eggsy' Unwin in this sequel to the 2014 action adventure sleeper hit Kingsman: The Secret Service. When Kingsman's headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded.
Genre Action/Adventure

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE (ALSO IN 3D)
Rated PG
Running time 1 Hour, 41 Min.
Synopsis
Master Wu (Jackie Chan), as wise cracking as he is wise, leads a fierce team of secret ninja warriors to defeat the evil warlord Garmadon (Justin Theroux) and save NINJAGO City.
Genre Animation Action/Adventure

(NEW) MARK FELT, THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN THE WHITE HOUSE
Rated PG 13 For Some Language
Running time 1 Hour, 43 Min.
Synopsis
In this docudrama, FBI associate director Mark Felt (Liam Neeson) changes the course of U.S. history by acting as an informant (known as Deep Throat) for journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein during their investigation of the Watergate scandal. Felts devotion to his ideals eventually helps topple the Nixon presidency.
Genre DocuDrama

(NEW) MARSHALL
Rated PG 13 For Violence, Mature Thematic Content, Some Strong Language and Sexuality
Running time 1 Hour, 58 Min.
Synopsis
Dramatization of the early career of Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman). Working as a lawyer for the NAACP, Marshall takes on the case of a black chauffeur whos accused of sexual assault and attempted murder.
Genre Drama

THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US
Rated PG 13 For Brief Strong Language, A Scene of Sexuality, Injury Images and Peril
Running time 1 Hour, 44 Min.
Synopsis
Two strangers headed from Salt Lake City to Baltimore, one a surgeon who has to perform an operation (Idris Elba), the other a photojournalist whos about to get married (Kate Winslet), hail a chartered flight together after their initial travel plans fall through. Unfortunately, they end up stranded on a snowy mountain when their plane crashes, and soon realize they must trek to safety since no one is coming to rescue them. Based on the novel by Charles Martin.
Genre Drama/Action/Adventure



MY LITTLE PONY
Rated PG
Running time 1 Hour, 39 Min.
Synopsis
In this feature film spinoff of the beloved animated TV series My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic, Twilight Sparkle and the rest of the Mane 6 must go on an epic journey to defend their homeland of Equestria from fearsome invaders. Along the way, the ponies make a number of new friends, including a pirate crew. Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña, Sia, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba, Zoe Saldana, Tara Strong, Andrea Libman, and Ashleigh Ball all lend their voices to this fantasy adventure.
Genre Animated Action/Adventure


(NEW) ONLY THE BRAVE
Rated PG 13 For Language, Drug Material, Some Sexual References and Thematic Content
Running time 2 Hours, 14 Min.
Synopsis
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.
Genre Drama

(NEW) PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN
Rated R For Language, Brief Graphic Images and Strong Sexual Content
Running time 1 Hour, 48 Min.
Synopsis
The story of Dr. William Marston (Luke Evans) and the relationships that inspired the creation of Wonder Woman.
Genre Drama
(NEW) SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME
Rated PG 13 For Thematic Elements, Some Violence and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 59 Min.
Synopsis
A renowned art dealer (Greg Kinnear) strives to save his marriage by befriending a volatile homeless man (Djimon Hounsou). Meanwhile, the hidden dreams of the art dealer's wife (Renee Zellweger) send all three tumbling toward an uncertain fate.
Genre Drama


(NEW) THE SNOWMAN
Rated R
Running time 1 Hour, 59 Min.
Synopsis
One of the books in Jo Nesbos Harry Hole detective series is adapted for the big screen. When an elite crime squads lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again.
Genre Suspense/Thriller


STRONGER
Rated R For Language Throughout, Brief Sexuality/Nudity and Some Graphic Injury Images.
Running time 1 Hour, 59 Min.
Synopsis
This docudrama recounts the true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), who lost both of his legs during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. After providing crucial information on the bombers, Bauman faces a long road to recovery and must turn to his family and girlfriend (Tatiana Maslany) for support.
Genre Documentary Drama


(NEW) TYLER PERRYS BOO 2, A MADEA HALLOWEEN
Rated PG 13 For Sexual References, Language, Drug Content and Some Horror Images
Running time 1 Hour, 41 Min.
Synopsis
Madea (Tyler Perry), Bam (Cassi Davis), and Hattie (Patrice Lovely) head to a campground where a group of teens are partying on Halloween, but chaos ensues when it turns out that the area is haunted by ghouls. Perry also wrote and directed.
Genre Comedy

VICTORIA AND ABDUL
Rated PG 13 For Some Thematic Elements and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 55 Minutes
Synopsis
An Indian clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) travels to London to present Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) with a ceremonial coin for her Golden Jubilee. The pair form an unexpected bond upon meeting, but the lifelong friendship that develops is threatened by the disapproval of Victoria's inner circle. As the Queen contemplates what her life of service has meant and the restrictions it has placed on her, Abdul brings her joy as he indulges her fascination with the country she rules over from half a world away. Also starring Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, and Olivia Williams co-star.
Genre Drama