Cinema Releases April 28 2017 – Will it be Guardians Of The Galaxy or The Promise?

Heading to the cinema this weekend? It’s time to take you through the weeks new releases, here are the cinema releases April 28 2017 for the UK & US.

This week sees the release of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 in UK whilst the thriller The Circle releases in the US.

Cinema Releases

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (Action, Adventure)

Released 28th April 2017 UK (12A) 137 Mins

Starring Chris Pratt; Zoe Saldana; Dave Bautista; Michael Rooker; Karen Gillan; Pom Klementieff; Elizabeth Debicki; Chris Sullivan; Sean Gunn; Tommy Flanagan; Laura Haddock; Kurt Russell

It’s time for The Guardians to fight to keep their family together as they attempt to uncover the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

The Promise (Drama)

Released 28th April 2017 UK (12A) 133 Mins

Starring Oscar Isaac; Charlotte Le Bon; Christian Bale; Daniel Giménez Cacho; Shohreh Aghdashloo; Rade Šerbedžija

Michael is an outstanding medical student who meets Ana, their share an Armenian heritage that sparks an attraction which turns into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana’s boyfriend Chris. Chris is a famous American photojournalist. When the Ottoman Empire begins to collapse they are forced to join forces to get their people to safety.

Lowriders (Drama)

Released 28th April 2017 UK (12A) 99 Mins

Starring Melissa Benoist; Eva Longoria; Theo Rossi

The Circle (Thriller)

Released 28th April 2017 US (PG-13) 110 Mins

Starring Emma Watson; Tom Hanks; John Boyega; Karen Gillan; Ellar Coltrane; Patton Oswalt; Glenne Headly; Bill Paxton

How to Be a Latin Lover (Comedy)

Released 28th April 2017 US (PG-13) 115 Mins

Starring Eugenio Derbez; Salma Hayek; Rob Lowe; Kristen Bell; Raquel Welch; Rob Corddry; Rob Riggle

Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) has a history of seducing rich older women. He marries a wealthy woman considerably older than himself, skip forward 25 years and he finds himself being dumped for a younger car salesman.

Sleight (Action)

Released 28th April 2017 US (R) 89 Mins

Starring Jacob Latimore; Seychelle Gabriel; Sasheer Zamata; Storm Reid; Cameron Esposito; Dulé Hill

When a the parents of a young street magician die he is left to care for his little sister. He turns to illegal activities to survive but finds himself in too deep when his sister is kidnapped. He will have to use his magic and brilliant mind in order to save her.

Top 10 Box Office Films

What movies/films have we all been watching over the last week, time to find out as we take a look at the Top 10 Box Office Films in both the US and UK.


1(1)The Fate of the FuriousUniversal$38,408,415
2(2)The Boss Baby20th Century Fox$12,712,144
3(3)Beauty and the BeastWalt Disney$9,662,645
4(5)Going in StyleWarner Bros$4,910,895
5(4)Smurfs: The Lost VillageSony Pictures$4,880,377
6NewBorn in ChinaWalt Disney$4,790,367
7NewUnforgettableWarner Bros$4,785,431
8(6)GiftedFox Searchlight$4,558,508
9NewThe PromiseOpen Road$4,095,718
10(-)The Lost City of ZBleecker Street$2,147,379


1(1)Fast & Furious 8Universal£3,593,733
2(2)The Boss Baby20th Century Fox£2,062,992
3(3)Beauty and the BeastDisney£1,312,335
4NewTheir FinestLionsgate£850,328
5(8)Smurfs: The Lost VillageSony Pictures£327,576
6NewEugene Onegin - Met Opera 2017 (Opera)Met Opera£274,598
7NewUnforgettableWarner Bros£270,610
8(5)Going in StyleWarner Bros£263,856
9(7)Get OutUniversal£263,598
10(4)Peppa Pig: My First Cinema ExperienceeOne Films£209,050

Comment by Dr. Loomis – Cinema Releases April 28 2017

Wow what a poor line-up of films unless you like Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (I don’t). Oh and what about that terrible looking comedy that releases in the US this week, How to Be a Latin Lover.

Back to those Blu-rays for another week!