Movies opening in L.A. this week: A ‘Breaking Bad’ movie and more


Here is a list of movies opening in L.A. for the week of Oct. 6-13:

Oct. 9

Mister America
Mockumentary follows a shady businessman running for San Bernardino district attorney. With Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington, Terri Parks. Written by Heidecker, Turkington, Eric Notarnicola. Directed by Notarnicola. (1:26) R.

Oct. 11

The Addams Family
Cartoonist Charles Addams’ creepy, kooky clan returns to the big screen in animated form. Voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara. Written by Matt Lieberman, Pamela Pettler; story by Lieberman. Directed by Conrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan. (1:45) PG.


Albanian Gangster
A violent criminal makes his appointed rounds. With John Rezaj, Ashley C. Williams, Matthew A. Brown. Written and directed by Brown; story by Brown, Rezaj. (1:21) R.

Along Came the Devil 2
A demonic force wreaks havoc in a small town in this sequel to the 2018 horror-thriller. With Bruce Davison, Laura Slade Wiggins. Written by Jason DeVan, Heather DeVan. Directed by Jason DeVan. (1:28) NR.

Beloved Beast
A troubled young girl befriends an escaped mental patient with homicidal tendencies. With Sanae Loutsis, Joy Yaholkovsky, Jonathan Holbrook. Written and directed by Holbrook. (2:53) R.

Cinderella and the Secret Prince
Our heroine must rescue her prince from a witch’s spell in this animated take on the classic fairy tale. With the voices of Cassandra Lee Morris, Stephanie Sanditz. Written by Alice Blehart, Stephanie Bursill, Russell Fung, Francis Glebas. Directed by Lynne Southerland, Paulette Victor-Lifton. (1:30) PG.

The Cotton Club Encore
Recut version of Francis Ford Coppola’s song- and dance-filled 1984 drama about mobsters, musicians and the other denizens of a nightclub in 1930s Harlem. With Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Bob Hoskins, James Remar, Maurice Hines, Laurence Fishburne, Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Grey, Tom Waits. Written by Coppola, William Kennedy; story by Coppola, Kennedy, Mario Puzo. (2:19) NR.

The Dead Center
A troubled psychiatrist’s sessions with an amnesiac patient lead to darker revelations. Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan, Jeremy Childs. Written and directed by Billy Senese. (1:32) NR.


Doubting Thomas
The birth of a black child to white parents tears a family apart. Will McFadden, Sarah Butler, Jamie Hector, Melora Walters, James Morrison. Written by McFadden, Joseph Campbell. Directed by McFadden. (1:26) NR.

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) is still on the lam in this new tale that picks up were the AMC crime drama left off. With Jonathan Banks, Charles Baker. Written and directed by Vince Gilligan. (2:02) NR.

Gemini Man
Ang Lee directs Will Smith in this action-thriller about an elite assassin who faces off against his younger doppelgänger. With Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong. Written by David Benioff, Darren Lemke, Billy Ray; story by Benioff, Lemke. (1:57) PG-13.

A German Youth
Documentary about the rise of the revolutionary terrorist group the Red Army Faction, a.k.a. the Baader–Meinhof Group. Directed Jean-Gabriel Périot. In German, French, English with English subtitles. (1:33) NR.

Documentary about gift-based cultures, inspired by the Lewis Hyde book “The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World.” Directed by Robin McKenna. (1:30) NR.

High Strung Free Dance
A young choreographer hires a dancer and a pianist for a new Broadway show. With Thomas Doherty, Harry Jarvis, Juliet Doherty, Jane Seymour. Written by Janeen Damian, Michael Damian. Directed by Michael Damian. (1:43) PG.

Holiday Hell
Anthology of holiday-themed horror tales. With Jeffrey Combs. Written by Jeff Ferrell, Jeff Vigil. Directed by Jeremy Berg, David Burns, Ferrell, Vigil. (1:40) NR.

A pop culture blogger gets a little too familiar with the digital assistant on his smartphone. With Adam Devine, Rose Byrne, Alexandra Shipp, Ron Funches, Charlyne Yi, Wanda Sykes, Justin Hartley, Kid Cudi, Michael Peña. Written and directed by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore. (1:24:) R.

The King
The wayward Prince Hal faces enemies both foreign and domestic when he ascends the English throne as Henry V. With Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson, Lily-Rose Depp. Written by David Michôd, Edgerton. Directed by Michôd. (2:13) R.

Liberty: Mother of Exiles
Documentary explores the creation of the Statue of Liberty and its meaning to immigrants from around the world. Directed by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato. (1:24) NR.

Lucky Day
A recently paroled safe cracker has a hired killer on his tail. With Luke Bracey, Nina Dobrev, Crispin Glover. Written and directed by Roger Avary. (1:39) R.

A family buys a rundown sailboat and takes to the open water, unaware of the vessel’s haunted history. With Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Jennifer Esposito, Stefanie Scott. Written by Anthony Jaswinski. Directed by Michael Goi. (1:24) R.

Mr. Klein
Re-release of the 1976 drama about an art dealer who takes advantage of Jewish people seeking to sell off their valuable artworks in Nazi-occupied Paris. With Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau. Written by Franco Solinas, Fernando Morandi. Directed by Joseph Losey. In French with English subtitles. (2:03) PG.

Director Bong Joon-Ho’s Palme d’Or-winning domestic thriller about two Korean families — one rich, one not so much — whose fates intertwine. With Song Kang Ho, Lee Sun Kyun. In Korean with English subtitles. (2:12) R.

The Sky Is Pink
A couple’s love story is seen through the eyes of their teenage daughter. With Priyanka Chopra. Directed by Bose. In English, Hindi with English subtitles. (2:14) NR.