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Movies in Tampa Bay theaters: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate,’ ‘Harriet'

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ and ‘Arctic Dogs’ open, too, plus screenings of ‘Jane’ with a score by the Florida Orchestra and ‘Parasite.’
Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Terminator: Dark Fate." [KERRY BROWN  |  Paramount Pictures]
Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Terminator: Dark Fate." [KERRY BROWN | Paramount Pictures]
Published Oct. 30
Updated Oct. 30



Cynthia Erivo portrays Harriet Tubman, the 19th century African-American woman who escaped from slavery and then led hundreds of others to freedom. With Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters. Written by Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons; story by Howard. Directed by Lemmons. (125 minutes, PG-13)

"Harriet" stars Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman. [GLEN WILSON | Focus Features]


Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are back in the latest chapter of the time-bending cyborg franchise. With Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diego Boneta. Screenplay by David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes, Billy Ray; story by Goyer, Rhodes, James Cameron, Charles H. Eglee, Josh Friedman; based on characters created by Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd. Directed by Tim Miller. (128 minutes, R)

Linda Hamilton in "Terminator: Dark Fate." [KERRY BROWN | Paramount Pictures]



An Arctic fox who dreams of becoming a canine courier uncovers a villainous walrus’ dastardly plot in this animated tale. With the voices of Jeremy Renner, Heidi Klum, James Franco, Alec Baldwin, John Cleese, Anjelica Huston. Written by Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker, Matthew Lyon, Bryan Thompson, Aaron Woodley. Directed by Woodley. (93 minutes, PG)


Writer-director Edward Norton stars as a lonely private eye with Tourette’s syndrome tracking his mentor’s killer in 1950s New York. With Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Bobby Cannavale, Cherry Jones, Michael Kenneth Williams, Leslie Mann, Ethan Suplee, Dallas Roberts, Fisher Stevens, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe. Based on a novel by Jonathan Lethem. (144 minutes, R)

"Motherless Brooklyn" stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Laura Rose and Edward Norton as Lionel Essrog. [Warner Bros. Pictures]


This documentary traces the infamous attorney whose presence darkened the American political landscape from the 1950s until his death in 1986. Featuring Cohn, Roger Stone, Barbara Walters. Directed by Matt Tyrnauer. (97 minutes, PG-13)


Catch the opening of director Bong Joon-Ho’s Palme d’Or-winning domestic comedy thriller at Tampa Theatre. Parasite follows two Korean families — one rich, one not so much — whose fates intertwine. Runs through Nov. 13. $13, $10 members. 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday. 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286.


The Florida Orchestra presents an unusual evening with Jane in Concert. The documentary about legendary conservationist Jane Goodall, a trailblazer whose chimpanzee research revolutionized the understanding of the natural world, plays while renowned composer Philip Glass directs the moving score. $48.75. 8 p.m. Saturday. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827.


Dolemite Is My Name: Eddie Murphy stars in the true story of Rudy Ray Moore, a struggling comedian and failed singer whose alter-ego — an iconic pimp — became a phenomenon and the central character of a blaxpoitation film during the 1970s. The movie isn’t as funny as we might have expected from the return of Murphy, whose earlier bad movie chronicle Bowfinger is a neglected example of the genre. But it’s often unexpectedly sweet.

Judy: Entertainer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in 1969 to play a series of shows while her life spirals downward. Not always effective, but at its best when Zellweger hits the stage.

Downton Abbey: In this big-screen adaptation of the TV series, excitement runs high when the Crawley family and the Downton Abbey staff learn that the king and queen will be stopping by for a visit. Screenwriter Julian Fellowes, the creative soul of the show, has delivered a knottily plotted story as tasty (and probably as nourishing) as a Pimm’s Cup.


All dates subject to change.

Nov. 8: Doctor Sleep; Jojo Rabbit; Last Christmas; Midway; Playing With Fire; Primal; Racetime

Nov. 15: All Rise; Charlie’s Angels; Ford v Ferrari; The Good Liar; The Report

Nov. 22: 21 Bridges; A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood; Frozen 2

Times staff writer Meaghan Habuda and Times wires


  1. "Jumanji: The Next Level" stars, from left, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson and Karen Gillan. [FRANK MASI  |  Sony Pictures]
    ‘Black Christmas’ and ‘The Two Popes’ also open ahead of the holiday.
  2. Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, shown here in the 1978 film "Grease," will make an appearance in Tampa on Dec. 14 for a film sing-along and meet and greet with fans. [AP]
    The forever Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko will reunite for a sing-along screening on Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre.
  3. From left: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Taylor Russell, Sterling K. Brown and Renée Elise Goldsberry in "Waves." [Courtesy of A24]
    It is the third time production company A24 has shot here.
  4. Alexa Demie, left, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. in "Waves." [Courtesy of A24]
    ‘Frankie,’ ‘Playmobil: The Movie’ and ‘Marriage Story’ also open, and the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival begins.
  5. Ana De Aramas and Daniel Craig in "Knives Out." [CLAIRE FOLGER  |  Lionsgate]
    Plus, a screening of ‘5B’ for World AIDS Day and Tampa Theatre shows 'Miracle on 34th Street’ as part of its holiday film series.
  6. "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" stars Tom Hanks. [LACEY TERRELL  |  TriStar Pictures/Sony Pictures]
    ‘21 Bridges’ and 'The Irishman’ also open locally, plus a film in the park and the anniversary screening of ‘Galaxy Quest.’
  7. Director Dan Myrick, left, and Kristian Krempel are pictured on Seventh Avenue in Tampa's Ybor City.
    The series features six 15-minute fictional horror stories based on Ybor history.
  8. Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott in "Charlie's Angels." [MERIE WEISMILLER WALLACE  |  Columbia Pictures]
    Screenings of ‘Turning Point’ and ‘Lionel Richie at Glastonbury’ are also in store for the week.
  9. FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo characters from Disney and Fox movies are displayed behind Cathleen Taff, president of distribution, franchise management, business and audience insight for Walt Disney Studios during the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Disney Plus launches its streaming service. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) [CHRIS PIZZELLO  |  Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP]
    The Walt Disney Company’s foray into streaming services is off with a few hitches
  10. The Blair Witch Project director Dan Myrick, left, and his production company partner Kristian Krempel on Seventh Avenue in Ybor City.
    The production company estimates it will spend over $1 million locally