A Cure for Wellness: A young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from a luxurious Swiss spa, but soon realizes the horrific truth beneath the surface in the film starring Dane DeHaan and Jason Isaacs and directed by Gore Verbinski. Rated R.
Everybody Loves Somebody: The Spanish and English romantic comedy by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta is about a successful and single career woman who asks her co-worker to pose as her boyfriend at a family wedding, and complications ensue when her old flame shows up. Not rated. At the Century Daly City and San Bruno.
Fist Fight: A meek high school English teacher inadvertently angers a tougher colleague, and their pending after-school brawl triggers an unexpected response on the campus in the film starring Ice Cube, Charlie Day and Tracy Morgan, and directed by Richie Keen. Rated R.
The Great Wall: The action-thriller about warriors making a heroic stand on China’s most famous structure stars Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau and is directed by the great Zhang Yimou. Rated PG-13.
The Lure: The genre-defying horror-musical mashup, the debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska, is about a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore in an alternate 1980s Poland to explore the wonders of life on land. Not rated. At the Roxie.
O.J.: Made in America: The multi-part, 467-minute Oscar-nominated documentary about O.J. Simpson, which explores the football hero’s rise and fall through the prism of race relations in the U.S., screens in an all-day session, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by a Q&A with director Ezra Edelman. At Alamo Drafthouse.
A United Kingdom: The film recounts the true tale of an African royal, Seretse Khama, who fell in love with and married a white woman, Ruth Williams, while studying in England shortly after World War II. Rated PG-13.