February Film Releases

February Features Much More Than Just Romance This Month with New Sci-Fi, Comedy, and Mystery Films

February 4th:

Jackass Forever
Johnny Knoxville and his gang of Jackass alumni are bringing fans a whole new catalog of dangerous stunts, gut-busting laughs, and ridiculous pranks. This will be the 9th Jackass movie but the first one in a while. Johnny Knoxville’s Bad Grandpa .5 premiered in 2014 making it the most recent Jackass movie until this February. Fans of the hilarious show are anticipating a wild ride from Knoxville and his buddies as they feature more crazy comedy than ever including being shot out of a cannon and locking one of their members in a room with a bear. 

Breaking Bread
BREAKING BREAD: “Hummus Has No Borders” Director: Beth Elise Hawk Featuring: Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel

Starring: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu, Eme Ikwuakor, Carolina Bartczak, and Donald Sutherland.

The Long Night
While searching for the parents she’s never known, New York transplant Grace returns to her childhood southern stomping grounds with her boyfriend to investigate a promising lead on her family’s whereabouts. Upon arrival, the couple’s weekend takes a bizarre, terrifying turn as a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader terrorize the pair en route to fulfilling a twisted ancient apocalyptic prophecy…

The Wolf and the Lion
After her grandfather’s death, 20-year-old Alma decides to go back to her childhood home – a little island in the heart of the majestic Canadian forest. While there, she rescues two helpless cubs: a wolf and a lion. They forge an inseparable bond, but their world soon collapses as the forest ranger discovers the animals and takes them away. The two cub brothers must now embark on a treacherous journey across Canada to be reunited with one another and Alma once more.

February 11th:

Death on the Nile
Another Agatha Christie classic is headed to the big screen. Following the well-received but ultimately mixed reviews for Murder On The Orient Express, Death On The Nile features a promising cast including Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, controversial Call Me By Your Name star Armie Hammer and Black Panther star Letitia Wright. These esteemed actors are sure to bring Christie’s characters to life alongside Egypt’s colorful and adventurous setting in the 1930s. 

Catch the Fair One
Directed by  Josef Kubota Wladyka and starring: Kali Reis, Lisa Emery, Kimberly Guerrero, Kevin Dunn A Native American boxer embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister.

Give or Take
The film is about love, loss, connection, acceptance, and what it truly means to be home. It’s funny, gripping, and real. In the end, we learn that there’s a comfort to the complexities we allow each other, that love can always surprise us, and that a person is far more than the stories we tell about them. Martin’s (Jamie Effros) a pragmatist who’s checked the boxes of an acceptable life yet feels disconnected, especially from his father, Kenneth, a distant man Martin could never figure out. Their relationship got more complicated when Kenneth came out after his wife died.

For the first time, he was able to live openly and honestly as a gay man. He found love with a younger man, his lawn guy, Ted (Norbert Leo Butz, two-time Tony winner; Kevin Rayburn, Bloodline on Netflix), and they’d been living together in Ken’s house on Cape Cod ever since. When Kenneth dies, Martin goes home to sell the house while sharing it with Ted. Grieving, they circle each other, butt heads, and negotiate how to remember the different man they both loved, and the significance of what he left behind.

Add to that Martin’s fraught relationship with his distracted girlfriend Lauren (Annapurna Sriram, Billions) back in New York; his reconnection with Emma (Joanne Tucker, The Report), a childhood friend and unrealized crush who never left; Patty King (Cheri Oteri, SNL), the real estate maven desperate to get her hands on Kenneth’s house; Terrence (Louis Cancelmi, Sally Bugs, The Irishman) the philosophical pool boy, and an assortment of oddball locals all looking on, and the weird only gets weirder. Also: there’s something living in the attic…

A chronicle of the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, from poor, Jewish kid in the East End of London to owner of the legendary nightclub, Ronnie’s. Featuring glorious performances by jazz greats, including Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Chet Baker, and others.

Marry Me

Packed with original songs by Jennifer Lopez and global Latin music star Maluma, Marry Me arrives next Valentine’s Day with Lopez starring as musical superstar Kat Valdez and Owen Wilson as Charlie Gilbert, a math teacher—total strangers who agree to marry and then get to know each other. An unlikely romance about two different people searching for something real in a world where value is based on likes and followers, Marry Me is a modern love story about celebrity, marriage and social media. Kat Valdez (Lopez) is half of the sexiest celebrity power couple on Earth with hot new music supernova Bastian (Maluma, making his feature-film debut).

As Kat and Bastian’s inescapable hit single, “Marry Me,” climbs the charts, they are about to be wed before an audience of their fans in a ceremony that will be streamed across multiple platforms. Divorced high-school math teacher Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson) has been dragged to the concert by his daughter Lou (Chloe Coleman, Big Little Lies) and his best friend (Sarah Silverman). When Kat learns, seconds before the ceremony, that Bastian has cheated on her with her assistant, her life turns left as she has a meltdown on stage, questioning love, truth and loyalty.

As her gossamer world falls away, she locks eyes with a stranger—a face in the crowd. If what you know lets you down, then perhaps what you don’t know is the answer, and so, in a moment of inspired insanity, Kat chooses to marry Charlie. What begins as an impulsive reaction evolves into an unexpected romance. But as forces conspire to separate them, the universal question arises: Can two people from such different worlds bridge the gulf between them and build a place where they both belong? The film also stars John Bradley (Game of Thrones), Michelle Buteau (Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (Mulan). 

February 18th:

Strawberry Mansion
In 2035, our dreams are no longer our own–they’re infused with product placement and auditors assess unpaid taxes on our most private reveries. Beleaguered taxman James Preble (Kentucker Audley) arrives at a run-down house in the countryside for a routine audit and encounters Bella Isadora (Penny Fuller), a lifelong dreamer who remains resolutely analog, circumventing the surveillance state with VHS tapes and homemade headgear. As Preble works his way through Bella’s archive of the unconscious, he begins to fall in love with visions of her younger self (Grace Glowicki). But all is not well in dreamland as dangerous family secrets and a rogue’s gallery of blue demons and fried chicken pitchmen threaten to set the lovers’ paradise ablaze. Can Preble and Bella escape from the modern, monetized dreamscape and find refuge in Strawberry Mansion- A film by Kentucker Audley & Albert Birney.

A Banquet
Directed by Ruth Paxton and starring: Sienna Guillory, Jessica Alexander’s Widowed mother Holly (Sienna Guillory) is radically tested when her teenage daughter Betsey (Jessica Alexander) experiences profound enlightenment and insists that her body is no longer her own, but in service to a higher power. Bound to her newfound faith, Betsey refuses to eat but loses no weight. In an agonizing dilemma, torn between love and fear, Holly is forced to confront the boundaries of her own beliefs.

A filthy animal unfit for human company… and a dog. Directed By: Reid Carolin and Channing Tatum Cast: Channing Tatum, Jane Adams, Kevin Nash, Q’orianka Kilcher, Ethan Suplee, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Nicole LaLiberté, Luke Forbes, and Ronnie Gene Blevins.

Fortune favors the bold. Starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, exclusively in movie theaters on February 18.


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