Star Wars: The Force Awakens has finally arrived in theatres! But if sci-fi isn’t your thing, don’t worry, because there are a number of films willing to go up against the biggest release of the year, including Sisters and Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Road Chip. Check below for more info on these movies and to find showtimes.
The long-awaited Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened last night at midnight across Canada, with people standing in line and buying tickets weeks in advance. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) is missing. A scrappy scavenger named Rey (Daisy Ridley) and a former Stormtrooper named Finn (John Boyega) team up with Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca to find Luke. Click here for showtimes. Click here to read our Star Wars: The Force Awakens review.
Trailer: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
In the comedy Sisters, also opening across Canada, two sisters (Tina Fey, Amy Poehler) have to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the house. To relive their glory days, they throw a high school style rager. Click here for showtimes.
Opening across Canada, in Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Road Chip, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore believe Dave (Jason Lee) is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City and after that, he’ll have no need for them and will get rid of them. They have three days to reach him and stop the proposal. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Road Chip
CIA agent Leonard Turner (Bruce Willis) has been taken hostage by terrorists in Extraction, opening in Toronto and on VOD. They release a video of Turner in which he reveals that in 14 hours, if his kidnappers’ demands are not met, missiles will be released over the entire continental USA. Click here for showtimes.
He Never Died opens in Toronto and on VOD. Jack (Henry Rollins) is a social outcast with a violent past. When he finds out his long lost daughter has been taken by the city’s crime syndicate, he goes on a bloody war path to seek revenge and save her. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: He Never Died