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
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.
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.
Bong Joon-ho’s latest is the dazzling social-satire-cum-home-invasion-drama we need right now.
Pedro Almodóvar’s nostalgia-soaked memoir is a humane journey into an aging director’s soul.
Joaquin Phoenix is devastating as a monster-in-the-making in this incendiary tale of abuse and psychopathy.
James Gray’s space odyssey marries heart and spectacle—and a fine Brad Pitt performance—in a memorable journey to the stars.
Also in theaters now
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.
Like a mug of eggnog dosed with a shot of gin, this mostly fizzy Christmas rom-com delivers its cozy message with a side order of cynicism.
In staging the epic real-life naval battle, action specialist Roland Emmerich feeds his appetite for destruction, sometimes thrillingly.
Varnishing a hard-nosed mystery novel with a coat of '50s noirishness, Edward Norton both romanticizes and expands upon his source material.
Even with the original stars returning, the sequel feels weightless, disposable and hardly the stuff of Skynet nightmares.
Widows' Cynthia Erivo supplies dramatic weight to a project that squanders it on awkward action moments and simplistic showdowns.