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Current Movies in Cinemas With Audio Description

The following is a list of movies AUDIO DESCRIBED IN ENGLISH now playing in USA local cinemas. It is created weekly from a Newsletter distributed by Vicki Vogt and the Bay State Council of the Blind. Technically, this is a list of described movies playing in the Boston, MA, area; however, most of them should be playing in your area also. Additions to this list are posted on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

To learn more about AD in cinema, see our Audio Description in Movie Theaters page, or specifically Headsets for AD in Movie Theaters. Listen also to this podcast: Enjoying the Movies After Vision Loss with Audio Description. And you will find movie reviews which include reviews of the quality of the audio description at Live in the UK? Visit the YourLocalCinema website.

LAST TITLE UPDATE: Apr 17, 2024; count = 22 titles.

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Current Cinema Described Titles

Recent Additions

The following 6 titles were added on Apr 17. Other recent additions may be noted in the listing.


TOTAL: 22 titles.

New Movies in Cinemas This Week


1 Hour, 49 Min.
Rated: R for strong bloody violence and gore throughout, pervasive language and brief drug use.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Description: After a group of would-be criminals kidnap the 12-year-old ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, all they have to do to collect a $50 million ransom is watch the girl overnight. In an isolated mansion, the captors start to dwindle, one by one, and they discover, to their mounting horror, that they're locked inside with no normal little girl.Trivia: A loose remake of Dracula's Daughter (1936).

Deep Sky

45 Min,
Not Rated
Genre: Documentary
Description: Deep Sky brings the awe-inspiring images captured by NASA's Webb Telescope to IMAX© - taking audiences on a journey to the beginning of time and space, to never-before-seen cosmic landscapes, and to recently discovered exoplanets, planets around other stars. Directed by Oscar©-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn and narrated by Oscar©-nominated actress Michelle Williams, Deep Sky follows the high-stakes global mission to build JWST and to launch it into orbit one-million miles from Earth, in an attempt to answer questions that have haunted us since the beginning of time: Where did we come from? How did the universe begin? Are we alone? 13 billion years in the making, Deep Sky reveals the universe as we have never seen it before; immersing audiences in the stunning pictures beamed back to earth by NASA's new telescope - and capturing their vast beauty at a scale that can only be experienced on the giant IMAX screen.

Hard Miles

1 Hour, 48 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for strong language, thematic content, suggestive references and some teen drinking.
Genre: Drama, Sports
Description: A strong-willed social worker at a youth prison assembles a cycling team of teenage convicts and takes them on a transformative 1000-mile ride. Inspired by the life of Greg Townsend and the Ridgeview Academy Cycling Team. This is the story of how these troubled young men found another gear.

Housekeeping for Beginners

1 Hour, 47 Min.
Rated: R for sexual content, language throughout and some teen drinking.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Description: Portrait of an unconventional family: the film tells the story of a vibrant yet complex multiethnic LGBT community living together in Duda's large apartment. After Duda loses her partner to cancer, she finds herself entrusted with the care of their two daughters, with support from a fake husband and his young lover. The relationships among them prove to be stronger than any racial, social, gender, or generational conflict.

Sasquatch Sunset

1 Hour, 29 Min.
Rated: R for some sexual content, full nudity and bloody images.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Description: In the misty forests of North America, a family of Sasquatches-possibly the last of their enigmatic kind- embark on an absurdist, epic, hilarious, and ultimately poignant journey over the course of one year. These shaggy and noble giants fight for survival as they find themselves on a collision course with the ever-changing world around them.

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

2 Hours
Rated: R for strong violence throughout and some language.
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Description: Billed as a true story about a secret British World War II organization; the Special Operations Executive. Founded by Winston Churchill, their irregular warfare against the Germans helped to change the course of the war, and gave birth to modern black operations. Based on the 2014 book "Churchill's Secret Warriors: The Explosive True Story of the Special Forces Desperadoes of WWII" by Damien Lewis.Trivia:Henry Cavill plays the historical figure who inspired Ian Fleming's James Bond. Cavill has long been a fan favorite to play Bond on screen.

Other Movies in Cinemas


1 Hour, 31 Min.
Rated: R for bloody images.
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Description: Arcadian is about a man played by Nicolas Cage, and his twin teenage sons, Max Jenkins and Jaeden Martell, who must fight to survive in a remote farmhouse at the end of the end of the world. The challenges of growing up are made worse by the terrors awaiting the boys and their father after the sun has set

Arthur the King

1 Hour, 47 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for some strong language
Genre: Adventure
Description: An adventure racer adopts a stray dog named Arthur to join him in an epic endurance race. Mark Wahlberg tore his knee on the first day of shooting and implemented the pain of his injury into his performance.

Bob Marley: One Love

1 Hour, 47 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for marijuana use and smoking throughout, some violence and brief strong language.
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Description: The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music. Bob Marley's son, Ziggy Marley heavily influenced and approved the casting of Kingsley Ben-Adir as the cinematic portrayal of his late father.

Civil War

1 Hour, 49 Min.
Rated: R for strong violent content, bloody/disturbing images, and language throughout.
Genre: Action
Description: A journey across a dystopian future America, following a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House.

Dune: Part Two

2 Hours, 46 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some suggestive material and brief strong language.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Description: Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

1 Hour, 49 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for supernatural action/violence, language and suggestive references.
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, SciFi
Description: The Spengler family returns to where it all started – the iconic New York City firehouse – to team up with the original Ghostbusters, who've developed a top-secret research lab to take busting ghosts to the next level. But when the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, Ghostbusters new and old must join forces to protect their home and save the world from a second Ice Age.

Godzilla x King: The New Empire

1 Hour, 55 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for creature violence and action.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Description: The new installment in the Monsterverse puts the mighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla against a colossal deadly threat hidden within our world that threatens the existence of their species and our very own, as well as diving deep into the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond. Delving straight into the origins of Hollow Earth, this film will explore the ancient Titan battle that brought man and monster together forever.


1 Hour, 44 Min.
Rated: PG-13 for some violent content, drug material and language.
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Description: A woman returns to her childhood home to discover that the imaginary friend she left behind is very real and unhappy that she abandoned him.Trivia:The first trailer, which first premiered in front of Five Nights at Freddy's (2023), consisted almost entirely sound effects over a blank screen, encouraging audiences to use their imagination.


1 Hour, 29 Min.
Rated: R for strong and bloody violent content, grisly images, nudity and some language.
Genre: Horror
Description: Cecilia, a woman of devout faith, is warmly welcomed to the picture-perfect Italian countryside where she is offered a new role at an illustrious convent. But it becomes clear to Cecilia that her new home harbors dark and horrifying secrets.

Kung Fu Panda 4

1 Hour, 34 Min.
Rated: PG
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy.
Description: After Po is tapped to become the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace, he needs to find and train a new Dragon Warrior, while a wicked sorceress plans to re-summon all the master villains whom Po has vanquished to the spirit realm.

Late Night with the Devil

1 Hour, 33 Min.
Rated: R for violent content, some gore, and language including a sexual reference.
Genre: Horror
Description: A live television broadcast in 1977 goes horribly wrong, unleashing evil into the nation's living rooms.Trivia: Famed horror novelist Stephen King has praised the movie. He said: "I got a screener. It's absolutely brilliant. I couldn't take my eyes off it. Your results may vary, as they say, but I urge you to watch it when you can."

Monkey Man

1 Hour, 53 Min.
Rated: R for strong bloody violence throughout, rape, language throughout, sexual content/nudity and drug use.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Description: Kid (Dev Patel), an anonymous young man who ekes out a meager living in an underground fight club where, night after night, wearing a gorilla mask, he is beaten bloody by more popular fighters for cash. After years of suppressed rage, Kid discovers a way to infiltrate the enclave of the city's sinister elite. As his childhood trauma boils over, his mysteriously scarred hands unleash an explosive campaign of retribution to settle the score with the men who took everything from him.Trivia:Dev Patel began training in Taekwando when he was 10 years old. He earned a 1st dan black belt in March 2006 at the age of 16.Dev Patel suffered a number of injuries during the filming of the movie which included a broken hand, two broken toes, a torn shoulder, and an eye infection.

Shrek 2 – 20th Anniversary

1 Hour, 33 Min.
Rated: PG
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Description: Shrek (Mike Myers) has rescued Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz), got married, and now is time to meet the parents. Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey (Eddie Murphy) set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and King Harold (John Cleese) find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. It's not just the family who are unhappy. Prince Charming (Rupert Everett) returns from a failed attempt at rescuing Fiona, and works alongside his mother, the Fairy Godmother (Jennifer Saunders), to try and find a way to get Shrek away from Fiona.

The First Omen

2 Hours
Rated: R for violent content, grisly/disturbing images, and brief graphic nudity.
Genre: Horror
Description: A young American woman is sent to Rome to begin a life of service to the church, but encounters a darkness that causes her to question her faith and uncovers a terrifying conspiracy that hopes to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.

The Long Game

1 Hour, 52 Min.
Rated: PG for language, racial slurs, thematic material, some violence and brief rude material.
Genre: Drama, History
Description: Based on the critically acclaimed self-published book by Author Humberto G. Garcia. In 1955, five young Mexican-American caddies, out of the love for the game, were determined to learn how to play, so they created their own golf course in the middle of the South Texas desert. Despite having outdated and inferior equipment, and no professional instruction to begin with, they would go on to compete against wealthy all-white teams and win the 1957 Texas State High School Golf Championship. The film is "A Field of Dreams" set in the world of Golf. Their inspiring triumph overcame prejudice and broke barriers for many Latino PGA Golfers to follow.

Wicked Little Letters

1 Hour, 42 Min.
Rated: R for language throughout/ sexual material.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery.
Description: A 1920s English seaside town bears witness to a dark, absurd scandal in this riotous mystery comedy. Based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, "Wicked Little Letters" follows two neighbours: deeply-conservative local Edith Swan (Olivia Colman) and rowdy Irish migrant Rose Gooding (Jessie Buckley). When Edith and fellow residents start to receive wicked letters full of unintentionally hilarious profanities, foul-mouthed Rose is charged with the crime. The anonymous letters prompt a national uproar, and a trial ensues. However, as the town's women, led by Police Officer Gladys Moss (Anjana Vasan), begin to investigate the crime themselves, they suspect that something is amiss and Rose might not be the culprit after all.