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The latest releases and special screenings hitting Music City this week. For a complete list of upcoming releases, check out our 2024 Film Guide.

Bad Boys: Ride or Die Will Smith and Martin Lawrence may be AARP ready, but their Miami cop buddy cop routine is still tentpole filmmaking at its finest nearly 30 years on. This time, they go on the run to clear their name when a shadowy enemy frames them for being on the take from drug cartels. Now playing in theaters. 

Handling the Undead When the recently deceased reappear during a bucolic Oslo summer, three families navigate how to cope in the latest film that shows Norwegian cinema is in the midst of a renaissance. Now playing at AMC Thoroughbred 20 and The Belcourt.

1999 @ The Belcourt Throughout June, The Belcourt offers twenty-five titles in celebration of the best movie year ever’s 25th anniversary. This week’s must-sees are the 35mm print of Michael Mann’s corporate thriller The Insider; Lynne Ramsay’s emotionally devastating childhood guilt trip, Ratcatcher; the 35mm print of James Mangold’s psychological drama, Girl, Interrupted, and Wes Anderson’s breakout, Rushmore. In addition to crowd-pleasers like The Sixth Sense and The Iron Giant, The Becourt is also offering encores of Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and Bowfinger. Hands down the can’t-miss cinematic event of the summer. Note: The restored release of Run Lola Run screens later in the series, but will also be showing this week at AMC Thoroughbred 20.

The Watchers Most 22-year-olds just want to get their pretentious thesis films into a regional festival. But when your dad is M. Night Shyamalan, you get to write and direct a Hollywood movie starring Dakota Fanning as an artist who must fight off a demonic entity in the woods of Ireland with a group of strangers. Ishana Shyamalan grew up on the film sets of contemporary film’s most hit-or-miss director. The reviews indicate she didn’t learn the right lessons. Now playing in theaters. 

It’s Such a Beautiful Day + Me Don Hertzfeld’s contemporary animation classic returns to theaters for its 10th anniversary along with the director’s new short–a “Musical odyssey about trauma, technology and the retreat of humanity into itself.” Now playing at The Belcourt.

Saw II and [Rec]2 It’s sequel week at Belcourt Midnights as die-hard gorehounds watch Jigsaw take on the middle daughter from 7th Heaven and some city dwellers get eaten by demonic zombies in the Spanish found footage franchise’s strongest entry. 

The School of Magical Animals 2 Germany’s Harry Potter ripoff probably didn’t need a sequel, but the kids and CGI animals are trying to save the school musical whether we like it or not. Now playing in theaters.  

The Latest in Bolly/Tolly/Kolly/Lollywood and Other Special Presentations of Asian and Middle Eastern Imports.

Hamare Baarah (Hindi) What Bollywood really needs is an abortion courtroom drama. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Little Hearts (Malayalam) Three couples navigate true love in this ensemble dramedy.  Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Love Mouli (Telugu) An agoraphobic artist sets out to find true love and comes to terms with his own delusions. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Manamey (Telugu) Tollywood gets its own version of Big Daddy. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Munjya (Hindi) A group of kids bring an Indian legend to life in this horror comedy. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Satyabhama (Telugu) A dedicated cop scours small towns and rubs locals the wrong way while trying to solve a missing persons case.Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.