Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20

Every Tuesday, Film Inquiry compiles a list of the movies that are opening in cinemas. Opening this week: Split, xXx 3: The Return Of Xander Cage, The Founder, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, Detour, Trespass Against Us, The Axe Murders of Villisca, The Red Turtle and Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions.

Note that these are based on the opening dates in the United States. If you’re looking for the opening dates for a certain movie in your country, click the ‘international release dates” below the movie details.

Opening in Cinemas This Week:

Split (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - Split1h 57min | Horror, Thriller

After three girls are kidnapped by a man with 24 distinct personalities they must find some of the different personalities that can help them while running away and staying alive from the others.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Stars: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson

International Release Dates

xXx 3: The Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - xXx31h 47min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Director: D.J. Caruso
Writers: F. Scott Frazier, Rich Wilkes
Stars: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone

International Release Dates

The Founder (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - The Founder1h 55min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world.

Director: John Lee Hancock
Writer: Robert D. Siegel
Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch

International Release Dates

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - The Resurrection of Gavin Stone1h 32min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

Director: Dallas Jenkins
Writer: Andrea Gyertson Nasfell
Stars: Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Shawn Michaels

International Release Dates

Detour (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - Detour1h 30min | Thriller

A young law student who, while grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.

Director: Christopher Smith
Writer: Christopher Smith
Stars: Emory Cohen, Tye Sheridan, Stephen Moyer

International Release Dates

Trespass Against Us (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - Trespass Against Us1h 39min | Action, Crime, Drama

A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family.

Director: Adam Smith
Writer: Alastair Siddons
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal

International Release Dates

The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - The Axe Murders Of Villisca1h 18min | Horror

‘Villisca’ is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.

Director: Tony E. Valenzuela
Writers: Kevin Abrams , Owen Egerton
Stars: Robert Adamson, Jarrett Sleeper, Alex Frnka

International Release Dates

The Red Turtle (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - The Red Turtle1h 20min | Animation, Fantasy

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
Writers: Michael Dudok de Wit, Pascale Ferran

International Release Dates


Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On January 20 - Yu-Gi-Oh2h 10min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

Yugi and Kaiba have a special duel that transcends dimensions.

Director: Satoshi Kuwabara
Writer: Kazuki Takahashi (creator)
Stars: Shunsuke Kazama, Kenjirô Tsuda, Runa Endo

International Release Dates

Which of these will you be seeing? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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