Movie Releases for February 17th

Each Wednesday, I will be publishing a list of movies which are promoted to be in theatres on the upcoming weekend (Friday). I will only be indicating which movies are being released, but you’ll need to check local listings for movie times and locations. Personally, I feel like it’s a pretty weak week for movie releases, but that’s probably ok with everything else that’s going on in Ottawa. You can ignore movies and get out and enjoy the weather!!

The Great Wall

Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Defoe, Andy Lau

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller


European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defence of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.


Fist Fight

Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, Christina Hendricks



When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after school fight.


A Cure for Wellness

Dave DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Ivo Nandi

Mystery, Thriller


An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness centre” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem.

Land of Mine

Roland Moller, Louise Hofmann, Joel Basman, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard

Drama, History, War


A young group of German POWs are made the enemy of the nation, where they are now forced to dig up 2 million landmines with their bare hands.


Everybody Loves Somebody

Karla Souza, Jose Maria Yazpik, Ben O’Toole, Stefanie Estes

Comedy, Romance


A successful and single career woman asks her co-worker to pose as her boyfriend at a family wedding back home in Mexico. Her situation gets complicated when her ex shows up at the ceremony.


Riley Keough, Jena Malone, Jessie Ok Gray, Cary Joji Fukunaga



The relationship between two friends deepens during an impromptu road trip.


In Dubious Battle

Nat Wolff, James Franco, Vincent D’Onofrio, Selena Gomez



An activist gets caught up in the labour movement for farm workers in California during the 1930s.



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