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  • AmsterDO Movie Wishlist: 6 Movies to Watch in January 2017

    The year kicks off with lots of new movies to watch in cinemas. Wonder what is worth seeing first? Check out our movie wishlist! Here you’ll find the most promising premieres of the month in various genres – something for every taste.

    The Founder

    Genre: Biography, Drama, History
    Duration: 115 min
    Release: 5 January
    IMDb: 7.3

    Source: IMDb

    Have you ever wondered how the great McDonald’s empire came to be? The Founder is a chance to find that out. Following the true story of Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), the biopic portrays how a regional diner of Mac and Dick McDonald turned into a billion-dollar empire. The director of the movie is John Lee Hancock also known for The Blind Side and Saving Mr. Banks.


    Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
    Duration: 124 min
    Release: 12 January
    IMDb: 7.2

    Source: IMDb

    A romantic spy movie with an old school style directed by Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Flight). During the World War II, an intelligence officer (Brad Pitt) and a resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard) fall in love while carrying out a risky mission. The couple gets married hoping to put the past behind and start a new life together, but the pressures of war are challenging their relationships.


    Genre: Drama
    Duration: 118 min
    Release: 12 January
    IMDb: 7.9

    Source: IMDb

    A real story of a five-year-old Indian boy called Saroo who gets lost on a train and ends up in the city of Kolkata, thousands of kilometers from home. On his own in an unfamiliar city, he has to survive many challenges before finally being adopted by an Australian couple. Many years later, Saroo makes an attempt to find his lost home. The movie is starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara and Nicole Kidman.

    Manchester by the Sea

    Genre: Drama
    Duration: 138 min
    Release: 19 January
    IMDb: 8.5

    Source: IMDb

    Manchester by the Sea is the latest work by Kenneth Lonergan, an acclaimed writer and director also known for Analyze This, Gangs of New York, You Can Count on Me. The plot follows a solitary Boston janitor (Casey Affleck) who returns to his hometown to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies. A deeply poignant and heart-warming story about family love, hope and sacrifice.


    Genre: Horror, Thriller
    Duration: 117 min
    Release: 19 January
    IMDb: 7.6

    Source: IMDb

    Soon after being kidnapped and locked in a windowless room by a total stranger, three young girls realize that their captor (James McAvoy) is more than just one stranger. As a matter of fact, there are exactly 23 personalities living in his body, and the girls have to find one that would be willing to let them out.


    Genre: Drama
    Duration: 111 min
    Release: 26 January
    IMDb: 8.7

    Source: IMDb

    Moonlight follows a young black man portraying his life from childhood to adulthood as he is struggling to discover himself and be accepted in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

    Do you like our list of the movies to watch this month? Then stay tuned with AmsterDO website, as well as our Facebook page – we are going to create the same one for each month!

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