Animal-themed movies now playing in US theaters
“THE LEGO NIJAGO MOVIE”
This documentary on dogsled racing investigates whether the sport involves animal cruelty. In limited release.
‘WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES’
In this sequel to “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” the ape community is forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson).
A little girl tries to protect her enormous animal friend, Okja, from a giant corporation in this film from Bong Joon Ho. On Netflix.
On a chance encounter, a disenchanted architect bumps into his long-lost elephant on the streets of Bangkok. Excited, he takes his elephant on a journey across Thailand, in search of the farm where they grew up together–only to discover the truth about himself. In limited release.
“Kedi” (Read the review)
A documentary about the street cats of Istanbul, Turkey.