Weekend Movies at Great Neck House

Movies are shown Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 5 & 8 p.m.  and Sundays at 7:30 p.m.


Dunkirk

Sept. 14, 15, 16

Acclaimed auteur Christopher Nolan directs this World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer providing the score.          
Stars Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance                         
PG-13 | 1h 46min | Action, Drama, History | 21 July 2017 (USA)

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Molly's Game

Sept. 21, 22, 23

MOLLY'S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.      
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner
R | 2h 20min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 5 January 2018 (USA)

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A Quiet Place
October 5, 6, 7

In the modern horror thriller A QUIET PLACE, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you.
Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
PG-13 | 1h 30min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 6 April 2018 (USA)

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Hondros
October 12, 13, 14

Chris Hondros photographed more than a decade of conflict before being killed in Libya in 2011. Documentarian and childhood friend Greg Campbell captures the story of Hondros, his subjects, and the passion that made Chris an award-winning photojournalist. Winner of the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017.
Stars: Pancho Bernasconi, Greg Campbell, Chris Hondros
1h 30min | Documentary, Biography, War | 21 April 2017 (USA)

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Marshall
October 19, 20, 21

Starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, Sterling K. Brown, and James Cromwell. Director Reginald Hudlin's Marshall, is based on an early trial in the career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. It follows the young lawyer (Chadwick Boseman) to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur (Sterling K. Brown) charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer (Kate Hudson). Muzzled by a segregationist court, Marshall partners with a courageous young Jewish lawyer, Samuel Friedman (Josh Gad). Together they mount the defense in an environment of racism and Anti-Semitism. The high profile case and the partnership with Friedman served as a template for Marshall's creation of the NAACP legal defense fund.
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson
PG-13 | 1h 58min | Biography, Drama | 13 October 2017 (USA)

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
October 26, 27, 28

When four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they've never heard of--Jumanji--they are immediately drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose: gamer Spencer becomes a brawny adventurer (Dwayne Johnson); football jock Fridge loses (in his words) "the top two feet of his body" and becomes an Einstein (Kevin Hart); popular girl Bethany becomes a middle-aged male professor (Jack Black); and wallflower Martha becomes a badass warrior (Karen Gillan). What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji--you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves--or they'll be stuck in the game forever...
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart
PG-13 | 1h 59min | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 20 December 2017 (USA)

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Game Night
November 2, 3, 4

Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's charismatic brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all part of the game--right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this game--nor Brooks--are what they seem to be. Over the course of one chaotic night, the friends find themselves increasingly in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn. With no rules, no points, and no idea who all the players are, this could turn out to be the most fun they've ever had... or game over.
Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler
R | 1h 40min | Action, Comedy, Crime | 23 February 2018 (USA)

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Critic's Choice: To Be Announced
November 9, 10, 11

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The Insult
November 16, 17, 18

In today's Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds Tony (Adel Karam), a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser (Kamel El Basha), a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court. As the media circus surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon, Tony and Yasser reconsider their values and beliefs as revelations of trauma complicate their understanding of one another.
Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh
R | 1h 52min | Drama, Thriller | 14 September 2017 (Lebanon)

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Beirut
November 30, December 1, 2

Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives (Rosamund Pike, Dean Norris) must send a former U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Stars: Jon Hamm, Jay Potter, Khalid Benchagra
R | 1h 49min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 11 April 2018 (USA)