Looking for a movie to see tonight or this weekend? Check out our lineup of the best movies out right now, reviewed by Time Out New York critics. Click on a listing for full reviews, trailers and showtimes. Or consult our weekly curated list of the best movie screenings in NYC for more!
The best movies now playing
Like the Vatican's answer to I Love You, Man, this sprightly based-on-real-life drama stars Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce in a papal friendship.
A golden boy loses his footing—and a younger sister gains hers—in Trey Edward Shults’s radiant family tragedy.
Featuring powerhouse performances by Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, Noah Baumbach's divorce drama is a bruising tour de force.
Beneath the bombing in Syria, an underground medical unit struggles to stanch the human toll in this immersive documentary.
Elsa, Anna and that goofy snowman return with another irresistible mix of big laughs, killer tunes and operatic moments.
A charismatic Chadwick Boseman leaves Black Panther behind in this superior New York action-thriller.
Shia LaBeouf purges the demons of his past in a boldly styled piece of autobiographical self-examination.
Replete with all the gangster gab a Scorsese fan could want, the director's latest is strongest in its quieter passages, when self-reproach takes its toll.
Director Robert Eggers’s first film after The Witch is a swirling descent into madness that takes your breath away.
A Nazi boy befriends a fantasy Führer in Taika Waititi's audacious WWII comedy, which charts a tricky way into a tough subject.
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Murder, skulduggery and an avalanche of plotting makes Rian Johnson's latest a retro pleasure for those who enjoy being dizzied.
After surviving a police stop that goes disastrously wrong, a couple hits the road in this racially charged update of a familiar formula.
Tom Hanks is a beaming, slightly cryptic Fred Rogers in a movie that's more about a journalist in need of a hug.
Given the talent involved, this drama about a quiet but deadly environmental disaster should have been more gripping.
The late documentarian's final work is a literal master class: a filmed lecture during which she rambles enjoyably through her greatest hits.
Sponsored racecar drivers feel the need for speed in a drama goosed by star power but slackened by corporate intrigue.
No one was clamoring for a reboot, and this one is uncomfortable in its own skin.
A harrowing real-life exposé about CIA malfeasance is poorly served by a monotonous blast of talky outrage.
This fun but improbable con-man thriller gets by on the acting power of Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen.
Haunted by the ghosts of a better film, a sequel to The Shining exploits horror-fan obsessions without understanding the fear.