Animal-themed movies now playing/streaming
“The Elephant Queen”
This documentary follows elephant matriarch Athena, who leads her herd on an epic journey across the African savannah. Chiwetel Ejiofor narrates. Now playing in limited release. In limited theatrical release on October 18. On disc and streaming in November 1.
This award-winning Korean film follows the lives of two families — one wealthy, one poor. Read: About Those Pampered Dogs in ‘Parasite’
Strippers take down their wealthy clients in this film based on a true story. Read: Meet Mr. Bruce From ‘Hustlers’
“47 Meters Down: Uncaged”
Four teenage divers discover that the sunken ruins of a Mayan city are also a hunting ground for deadly great white sharks in this sequel to the 2017 film.
“The Angry Birds Movie 2”
Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat.
“The Art of Racing in the Rain”
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
“The Lion King”
Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book”) directs this new version of “The Lion King,” featuring the voices of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, Amy Sedaris, and James Earl Jones (See the entire voice cast here). (Read the review.)