Summer means blockbuster movies and there is a great line up of entertainment at Mayo Movie World at the minute.
47 Meters Down
Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive. Stars: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Chris Johnston. Genre: Adventure, drama, horror.
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there is enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Stars: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate. Genre: Comedy. Cert: 16.
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotise their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted, superhero named Captain Underpants. Stars: Kevin Hart (voice ), Ed Helms (voice ), Nick Kroll (voice ), Jordan Peele (voice ). Genre: Animated feature. Cert: G.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. Opens on Wednesday August 2. Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke.
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles. Genre: Action, drama, history. Cert: 12A.
Set in the world of people with intellectual disabilities, the multi award-winning Sanctuary has garnered universal acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Sanctuary is a touching and funny love story about Larry and Sophie, two people who long to be together in a world that does everything to keep them apart. Larry has Down syndrome, Sophie has severe epilepsy. The two are attracted to each other and, through a care worker Tom, they sneak away to a hotel room during a supervised trip to the cinema. What do they do once they are there? How do they express their love? Are they aware that in Ireland they are about to break the law? Stars: Kieran Coppinger, Charlene Kelly, Patrick Becker, Valerie Egan, Robert Doherty, Jennifer Cox, Paul Connolly, Frank Butcher, Emer Macken, Michael Hayes, Karen Murphy. Genre: Comedy, drama, romance. Cert: 15A.
War for the Planet of the Apes
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. Stars: Woody Harrelson, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis, Steve Zahn. Genre: Sci-Fi/action/adventure.
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. Stars: Owen Wilson (voice ), Cristela Alonzo (voice ), Armie Hammer (voice ). Genre: Animated feature. Cert: G.
Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016 ), Peter Parker attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man. Stars: Chris Evans, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Holland, Michael Keaton. Genre: Sci-Fi/action/adventure. Cert: 12A.
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx. Genre: Action thriller. Cert: 15A.
An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Diane Keaton, James Norton, Simon Callow, Lesley Manville. Genre: Romantic drama. Cert: 12A.