Here are the new movies playing at Corpus Christi this week

Everyone loves to go to the cinema to check out the latest movie, and sometimes you might prefer to enjoy a movie from the comfort of your own home.

Every Thursday, the Caller-Times will keep you up to date with what’s heading to your local theater and what’s new from streaming services that week.

Check below to see what’s new in theaters in the Corpus Christi area starting Friday.


Rated R, 1 hour and 55 minutes

Bobby, a lone podcast host, crosses paths with Aaron, a muscular man whom Bobby considers a boring jock. Both having commitment issues, they try to get into a relationship.

With : Billy Eichner, Luke Macfarlane, Dot-Marie Jones and Debra Messing

Where to watch:Alamo Drafthouse, AMC Corpus Christi 16, 16th century, Movies Inc. and North Shore 8


Rated R, 1 hour and 55 minutes

"Smile" (September 30): The psychological horror film stars Sosie Bacon who witnesses a bizarre and tragic incident involving a patient and tries to figure out what happened while being haunted by inexplicable events herself .

After witnessing a bizarre incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter begins to be terrorized by overwhelming occurrences of smiling people.

With : Lookalike Bacon, Kyle Gallner, Caitlin Stasey and Kal Penn

Where to watch: Alamo Drafthouse, AMC Corpus Christi 16 and Century 16

“The Good House”

Rated R, 1 hour and 54 minutes

"The good house" (September 30, theaters): The romantic comedy-drama stars Sigourney Weaver as a New England real estate agent who deals with family and alcohol issues while reconnecting with her old high school flame (Kevin Kline ).

Hildy Good’s compartmentalized life begins to unravel after she rekindles an old romance and gets mixed up in his drinking problems.

With : Sigourney Weaver, Kevin Kline, Morena Baccarin and Beverly D’Angelo.

Where to watch: Century 16, Movies Inc. and Northshore 8

“Left for Dead: The Kristene Chapa Story”

Currently unrated, runtime unknown

Alondra Nevarez (left) and Kristene Chapa (right) were interviewed for a documentary almost 10 years after the Portland park attack that changed Chapa's life.  The documentary, directed by Charlie Minn, is set to premiere in late 2022.

The documentary delves into the tragic story of Kristene Chapa and her girlfriend, Molly Olgin, who were both shot in the head, sexually assaulted and left for dead in Portland in 2012.

Where to watch: North Shore 8

What’s playing at Century 16

Elsa Lanchester is the reluctant bride of Frankenstein's monster (Boris Karloff) in

‘Ponniyin Selva: Part One’: The film tells the early life story of Arulmozhivarman, a mighty king, who became the great Chola Emperor of Rajaraja Chola I. The screening is in Tamil with English subtitles. Not currently rated with 2 hour 50 minute battery life.

“The Greatest Beer Race Ever”: Based on a true story, Chickie decides to be a supportive friend and bring American beer to her friends – while they fight in Vietnam. Rated R with a battery life of 2 hours and 6 minutes.

‘Jeepers Creepers: Reborn’: After experiencing premonitions associated with The Creeper, Laine believes something supernatural has been summoned and she is at the center of it all. Rated R with a battery life of 1 hour and 28 minutes.

“Vikram Veda”: A tough cop sets out to hunt down and kill an equally tough gangster. The screening is in Hindi with English subtitles. Not currently rated with a battery life of 2 hours and 27 minutes.

‘The Mummy’ and ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’: This dual screening features two of Boris Karloff’s most iconic horror films. The screening begins on Saturday. Both are unrated with a runtime of 1 hour and 13 minutes and 1 hour and 15 minutes.

“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love”: The faith documentary shows who Mother Teresa was and how her vision continues today. The screening begins on Monday. Not currently rated with a runtime of 1 hour and 55 minutes.

‘The Lost Boys’: After moving to a new town, two brothers discover the area is a haven for vampires. The screening begins on Wednesday. Rated R with a battery life of 1 hour and 37 minutes.

Special Screenings at Alamo Drafthouse

"Jingle Bell rips" is starred in the 2004 Paramount film "Bad girls."

‘Mean Girls’: When homeschooled Cady Heron enrolls in public school at age 16, she is thrust into the world of popularity, enemies, and cliques. The screening starts on Friday, which is movie night and will include fun props and an immersive experience. A regular screening will take place on Monday. Rated PG-13 with a battery life of 1 hour and 37 minutes.

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’: Bilbo and company are forced to pursue a war against an array of enemies and save the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of the rising darkness. Screenings take place on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. Rated PG-13 with a battery life of 2 hours and 24 minutes.

‘Night of dread’: A teenager discovers his new neighbor is a vampire, so he turns to an actor from a TV horror show to help him deal with the undead. Screenings take place on Saturday and Wednesday. Rated R with a battery life of 1 hour and 46 minutes.

‘Pig’: Intimidated by a group of “cool girls”, an overweight teenager sees them kidnapped by a stranger but doesn’t tell anyone. Will her guilt outweigh her, or is her well-being more important? The screening takes place on Tuesday. Currently unrated with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes.

“Flesh for Frankenstein”: 3D spectacle Baron Frankenstein creates two zombies, one male and one female, with a plan to create a master race. The screening takes place on Tuesday. Rated R with an autonomy of 1h35.

New movies on streaming services

Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson (left), Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson and Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson on Disney+ "Hocus Pocus 2."

‘Hocus Pocus 2’: The Sanderson Sisters are back, 29 years later, and still thirsty for childlike souls. On Disney+ Friday.

“In the depths”: A documentary about journalist Kim Wall, who disappears after boarding inventor Peter Madsen’s submarine, whose story about her keeps changing. On Netflix Friday.

“My Best Friend’s Exorcism”: In 1998, the teenage best friends struggle with a demon that takes hold in one of their bodies. On Amazon Prime Friday.

‘Rainbow’: A modern version of the novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”. On Netflix Friday.

“Jump from heights”: To honor her best friend’s last wish, a young woman suffering from severe anxiety confronts her greatest fears in an attempt to regain control of her life, and perhaps find love. On Netflix Wednesday.

‘M. Harrigan’s phone: At his older friend’s funeral, a teenager puts the deceased’s phone in his pocket before being buried. Later, he texts her and is shocked when he receives a response. On Netflix Wednesday.

Prince Andrew: banned: A documentary about Prince Andrew and his behavior that brought “scandal and disgrace” to the royal family. Peacock Wednesday.

‘Go’: A valet must defend his territory and his neighbors against drug traffickers. On Netflix Wednesday.

‘The Trapped 13: How We Survived Thai Cave’: A documentary featuring members of the Thai youth football team who were trapped in Tham Luang cave in 2018. On Netflix Wednesday.


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John Oliva covers entertainment and community news in South Texas. Contact him at [email protected] or Twitter @johnpoliva.

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