Daddy’s Home 2: Sensitive stepdad Will Ferrell and macho dad Mark Wahlberg return in this sequel to the 2015 comedy, this time dealing with the arrival of their own fathers (played by Jon Lithgow and Mel Gibson) just in time for Christmas. Rated PG-13.
Gilbert: The documentary follows the work and life of Gilbert Gottfried, the “comedian’s comedian” known for his brash personality, unique world view and off-kilter timing. Not rated. At the Alamo Drafthouse.
God’s Own Country: A young man on a remote sheep farm in the north of England is forced to deal with new emotions when a handsome Romanian migrant worker arrives in the film by Francis Lee. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.
Lady Bird: Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut explores the humor and pathos of a turbulent bond between a mother (Laurie Metcalf) and her teenage daughter (Saoirse Ronan). Rated R. At the Embarcadero.
Last Flag Flying: Thirty years after they served together in the Vietnam War, three men (Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne) reunite on a different kind of mission in the film by Richard Linklater. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.
Murder on the Orient Express: Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in the remake of the film based on the Agatha Christie mystery, which plays out on a train across Europe and costars Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer and Daisy Ridley. Rated PG-13.
Nails: The horror flick follows the tribulations of a woman, who after surviving a near-fatal accident, awakens paralyzed in a hospital, and then is confronted by a vindictive and terrifying spirit. Not rated. Director Dennis Bartok is slated to appear after the 7 p.m. Nov. 10 screening. At the Roxie.
The Price: An ambitious young Nigerian American with a complicated life encounters temptation in his job on Wall Street in the film by Anthony Onah starring Aml Ameen, Lucy Griffiths and Bill Sage. Not rated. At the AMC Deer Valley in Antioch.
The Square: In the provocative satire by Ruben Östlund, a contemporary art museum and its curator have an existential crisis as they prepare to open a new installation called “The Square.” Rated R. At the Embarcadero and Alamo Drafthouse.
Wait for Your Laugh: The film by Jason Wise — who’s slated to attend screenings Nov. 10 — tells the story of Rose Marie’s 90-year career in entertainment, from vaudeville to Vegas, Broadway, movies, television, theater, concert halls and nightclubs. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.