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
Rated PG-13 For Sci-Fi
Running time: 1 Hour, 58 Min.
Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy.
Rated PG 13 For Intense Sci-Fi Violence, Action Throughout, Language and
Some Crude References.
Running time 2 Hours, 29 Min.
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.
Rated PG 13 For Sex Related Material and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 44 Min.
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.
Rated R For Language Throughout, Brief Drug Material, Sexual References
and Strong Violence.
Running time 1 Hour, 51 Min.
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
Rated R For Disturbing Images, Brief Graphic Nudity, Drug Use, Horror
Violence and Language
Running time 2 Hours, 7 Min.
When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.
Genre Horror, Drama
Running time: 1 Hour, 25 Min.
Mavis surprises Dracula with plans for a fun-filled summer voyage on a monster cruise. As the pack starts enjoying colossal buffets and exotic excursions, Drac finds himself falling for the ship's intriguing but dangerous captain. He soon learns that trying to balance family, friends and romance might just be too much to handle -- even for the world's most powerful vampire.
Genre: Animated, Children's.
Rated PG 13 For intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril
Running time 2 Hours, 8 Min.
Its been three years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles. When the islands dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who's still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.
Running time: 1 Hour, 49 Min.
Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland. The film is directed by Debra Granik from a script adapted by Granik and Anne Rosellini.
Rated PG 13
Running time 1 Hour, 45 Min.
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, who's not entirely sold on the idea.
Rated PG 13 For Drug Use, Some Suggestive Content and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 50 Min.
Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting, that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take, a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner in crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, including jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target, a necklace that's worth more than $150 million.
Genre Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller
Rated R For Language, Bloody Images and Strong Violence
Running time: 2 Hours, 2 Min.
In Sicario: Day of the Soldado, the series begins a new chapter. In the drug war, there are no rules - and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin's daughter to inflame the conflict - but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.
Genre: Drama, Action/Adventure
Rated PG-13 For sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief
Running time: 1 Hour, 42 Min.
Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) is a former FBI agent and U.S. war veteran who now assesses security for skyscrapers. While he's on assignment in China, the world's tallest and safest building catches on fire -- and he gets framed for it. Now a wanted man and on the run, he must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family members when they become trapped inside the inferno.
Genre: Suspense/Thriller, Action/Adventure
Rated PG 13 For Violence and Sequences of Sci-Fi Action
Running time 2 Hours, 15 Min.
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
Rated R For Graphic Nudity, Drug Use, Pervasive Language and Some Strong
Running time: 1 Hour, 45 Min.
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success - which propels him into a macabre universe.
Genre Comedy, SciFi/Fantasy
Rated R For Drug Use, Crude Sexual Content, Brief Nudity and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 40 Min.
One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no holds barred game of tag they've been playing since the first grade, risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry "You're It!" This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they're coming, and he's ready. Based on a true story, "Tag" shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.
Rated R For Pervasive Language, Drug Use, Some Sexuality and Strong
Running time: 1 Hour, 37 Min.
Behind every tradition lies a revolution. Next Independence Day, witness the rise of our country's 12 hours of annual lawlessness. Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment: The First Purge. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.
Running time 1 Hour, 58 Min.
Telecommunications guru Winston Deavor enlists Elastigirl to fight crime and make the public fall in love with superheroes once again. That leaves Mr. Incredible with one of his greatest challenges ever , staying home and taking care of three rambunctious children. As Violet, Dash and Jack offer him a new set of headaches, a cybercriminal named Screenslaver launches his dastardly plan, hypnotizing the world through computer screens.
Rated PG-13 For Suggestive Material, Language and Brief Nudity
Running time: 1 Hour, 43 Min.
Desperate to win the Rucker Classic street ball tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend UNCLE DREW (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time.
Rated R For Language and Drug Content
Running time: 2 Hours
Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer in history. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, she was the only artist to chart seven consecutive U.S. No. 1 singles. She also starred in several blockbuster movies before her brilliant career gave way to erratic behavior, scandals and death at age 48. The documentary feature Whitney is an intimate, unflinching portrait of Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of Houston's life. Using never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive demo recordings, rare performances, audio archives and original interviews with the people who knew her best, Oscar®-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald unravels the mystery behind "The Voice," who thrilled millions even as she struggled to make peace with her own troubled past.
Rated PG 13 For Some Thematic Elements and Language
Running time 1 Hour, 34 Min.
An intimate look at Americas favorite neighbor, Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this documentary is an emotional and moving film that takes you beyond zip up cardigans and the land of make believe, and into the heart of a creative genius, who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.