Blockers (15)



Comedy (2018)
102mins US

Starring: Leslie Mann, John Cena, Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon, Geraldine Viswanathan, Ike Barinholtz
Director: Kay Cannon
Writer(s): Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe
Listings: London | Rest of UK and Ireland

Best friends Julie, Kayla and Sam have known each other for years. This sisterly solidarity sows the seeds of friendship between Julie's single mother Lisa, Kayla's sports-obsessed father Mitchell and Sam's brash father Hunter. On prom night, Lisa, Mitchell and Hunter discover that their girls have forged a pact to have sex for the first time with their dates. The concerned parents make their own vow - to prevent their daughters from giving away something so precious as their virginity.

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Blockers (15)

Forget the sugar and spice and all things nice. The girls in Pitch Perfect screenwriter Kay Cannon's filthy-minded directorial debut are full of sexually suggestive emojis, bold self-expression and a generous smattering of insecurities. They are doyennes of social media, who talk openly about their feelings and have fewer sexual hang-ups than their emotionally bruised parents, whose vigour has been eroded by failed marriages, financial responsibility and the fear of growing old. Blockers engineers a hilarious battle of wits between these two generations during one eventful prom night. Less raunchy and riotous than Girls Trip but aimed at a similar if slightly younger audience, Cannon's potty-mouthed comedy tempers the bittersweet with the saltiness of some outrageous set pieces including a bout of full-frontal roleplay that leaves nothing to the imagination. The film's depiction of empowered, self-aware young women, who call the shots about when they will lose their virginity, is extremely timely. Naughtiness sexts niceness throughout Brian Kehoe and Jim Kehoe's warm-hearted script, which is punctuated with poignant scenes of self-reflection and parental pride...

Blockers. Caption: Gideon Adlon as Sam, Kathryn Newton as Julie and Geraldine Viswanathan as Kayla in Blockers, directed by Kay Cannon. Photo: Quantrell D Colbert. Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.The three spunky heroines, who are poised to leave for college, are best friends Julie (Kathryn Newton), Kayla (Geraldine Viswanathan) and Sam (Gideon Adlon). This sisterly solidarity sows the seeds of friendship between Julie's single mother Lisa (Leslie Mann), Kayla's sports-obsessed father Mitchell (John Cena) and Sam's brash father Hunter (Ike Barinholtz). Bidding farewell to their pride and joys on prom night, Lisa, Mitchell and Hunter discover that their girls have forged a pact to have sex for the first time with their prom dates. "It's going to be such a relief to get this over and done with before college," remarks Julie. The concerned parents make their own vow - to prevent their daughters from giving away something so precious as their virginity.

While Julie, Kayla and Sam bounce between parties with beaux Austin (Graham Philips), Connor (Miles Robbins), Chad (Jimmy Bellinger), the girls' parents find themselves in uncompromising and deeply embarrassing positions. The crazy misadventure climaxes with an uncomfortably close encounter with Austin's sexually adventurous parents (Gary Cole, Gina Gershon) that gives new meaning to taking a situation firmly in hand. Meanwhile, Sam wrestles with her attraction to classmate Angelica (Ramona Young) and the ramifications of coming out to her gal pals.

Blockers delivers a generous smattering of belly laughs between sensitively handled soul-searching. Newton, Viswanathan and Adlon are instantly lovable high school heroines while the older cast are game for a laugh as punchlines to filthy comic set-pieces. Cena is literally the butt of one unapologetically lewd gag. The script never loses sight of the students' journeys of self-discovery and fulfilment. Girls just wanna have fun - on their own terms.

- Sam Cannon

Blockers. Caption: John Cena as Mitchell, Leslie Mann as Lisa and Ike Barinholtz as Hunter in Blockers, directed by Kay Cannon. Photo: Quantrell D Colbert. Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


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Rest of UK and Irish Cinemas

Listed in alphabetical order by city/place name followed by cinema name.

From Friday 13th April
To Thursday 19th April

- Aberdeen, Cineworld Aberdeen - Queens Link
- Aberdeen, Cineworld Aberdeen - Union Square
- Aberdeen, Vue Aberdeen
- Aldershot, Cineworld Aldershot
- Antrim, Antrim Omniplex
- Arklow, Arklow Omniplex
- Ashbourne, Showtime Cinemas Ashbourne
- Ashford, Cineworld Ashford
- Ashton-under-Lyne, Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne
- Athlone, IMC Athlone
- Ballina, IMC Ballina
- Ballincollig, The Reel Picture
- Ballymena, IMC Ballymena
- Banbridge, Banbridge Omniplex
- Banbridge, IMC Banbridge
- Bangor, Bangor Omniplex
- Barrow-in-Furness, Vue Barrow (Apollo)
- Basildon, Cineworld Basildon
- Basingstoke, Odeon Basingstoke
- Basingstoke, Vue Basingstoke Festival Place
- Batley, Showcase Leeds
- Bedford, Vue Bedford
- Belfast, Movie House Cityside (Yorkgate)
- Belfast, Movie House Dublin Road
- Belfast, Odeon Belfast
- Beverley, Parkway Cinema
- Bicester, Vue Bicester
- Birkenhead, Vue Birkenhead
- Birmingham, Cineworld Birmingham
- Birmingham, Cineworld Birmingham NEC
- Birmingham, Empire Birmingham Great Park
- Birmingham, Odeon Birmingham Broadway Plaza
- Birmingham, Odeon Birmingham New Street
- Birmingham, Vue Birmingham
- Blackburn, Vue Blackburn
- Blackpool, Odeon Blackpool
- Blackpool, The Reel Picture
- Boldon Colliery, Cineworld Boldon Tyne And Wear
- Bolton, Cineworld Bolton
- Bolton, The Light Cinema, Bolton
- Bolton, Vue Bolton
- Bootle, Odeon Liverpool Switch Island
- Borehamwood, Reel Cinema Borehamwood
- Bournemouth, Odeon Bournemouth BH2
- Bracknell, Cineworld Bracknell
- Bracknell, Odeon Bracknell
- Bradford, Cineworld Bradford
- Bradford, Odeon Leeds-Bradford
- Braintree, Cineworld Braintree
- Bristol, Cineworld Bristol
- Bristol, Cineworld Yate
- Bristol, Showcase Bristol Avon Meads
- Bristol, Showcase Bristol Cinema De Lux
- Bristol, Vue Bristol Cribbs Causeway
- Bristol, Vue Bristol Longwell Green
- Bromborough, Odeon Bromborough
- Bundoran, Eclipse Cinemas Bundoran
- Burnley, Reel Cinema Burnley
- Burton-on-Trent, Cineworld Burton Upon Trent
- Bury, Vue Bury The Rock
- Camberley, Vue Camberley
- Cambridge, Vue Cambridge
- Cardiff, Cineworld Cardiff
- Cardiff, Odeon Cardiff
- Cardiff, Premiere Cinema
- Cardiff, Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw
- Cardiff, Vue Cardiff
- Carlisle, Vue Carlisle
- Carlow, IMC Carlow
- Carmarthen, Vue Carmarthen (Apollo)
- Castleford, Cineworld Castleford
- Cavan Town, Odeon Cavan
- Chatham, Odeon Chatham
- Chelmsford, Odeon Chelmsford
- Cheltenham, Cineworld Cheltenham
- Chester, Cineworld Broughton
- Chesterfield, Cineworld Chesterfield
- Chichester, Cineworld Chichester
- Cleethorpes, Parkway Cinema
- Clonmel, IMC Clonmel
- Clydebank, Empire Clydebank
- Colchester, Odeon Colchester
- Coleraine, Movie House Coleraine
- Cookstown, Ritz Multiplex
- Cork, Cork Omniplex
- Cork, The Gate Cork
- Cork, The Gate Mallow
- Coventry, Odeon Coventry
- Coventry, Showcase Coventry
- Craigavon, Craigavon Omniplex
- Cramlington, Vue Cramlington
- Crawley, Cineworld Crawley
- Cwmbran, Vue Cwmbran
- Darlington, Vue Darlington
- Derby, Odeon Derby
- Derby, Showcase Derby Cinema De Lux
- Doncaster, Vue Doncaster
- Douglas, Cinemaworld Douglas
- Downpatrick, Downpatrick Omniplex
- Drogheda, The Arc Cinema
- Dublin, Cineworld Dublin
- Dublin, IMC Santry
- Dublin, IMC Tallaght
- Dublin, Movies @ Dundrum
- Dublin, Movies @ Swords
- Dublin, Odeon Blanchardstown
- Dublin, Odeon Charlestown
- Dublin, Odeon Coolock
- Dublin, Odeon Point Village
- Dublin, Savoy
- Dublin, Vue Dublin
- Dudley, Odeon Dudley Merry Hill
- Dudley, Showcase Dudley
- Dundalk, Dundalk Omniplex
- Dundalk, IMC Dundalk
- Dundee, Cineworld Dundee
- Dundee, Odeon Dundee
- Dunfermline, Odeon Dunfermline
- Dungarvan, SGC
- Dun Laoghaire, IMC Dun Laoghaire
- East Kilbride, Odeon East Kilbride
- Eastleigh, Vue Eastleigh
- Edinburgh, Cineworld Edinburgh
- Edinburgh, Odeon Edinburgh Wester Hailes
- Edinburgh, Vue Edinburgh Ocean Terminal
- Edinburgh, Vue Edinburgh Omni Centre
- Ellesmere Port, Vue Cheshire Oaks
- Enniskillen, IMC Enniskillen
- Epsom, Odeon Epsom
- Exeter, Vue Exeter
- Falkirk, Cineworld Falkirk
- Fareham, Cineworld Whiteley
- Fareham, Reel Cinema Fareham
- Farnborough, Vue Farnborough
- Felixstowe, The Felixstowe Palace
- Galway, IMC Galway
- Galway, IMC Oranmore
- Gateshead, Odeon Metrocentre
- Gateshead, Vue Gateshead
- Glasgow, Cineworld Glasgow - Renfrew Street
- Glasgow, Cineworld Glasgow - Silverburn
- Glasgow, Odeon Glasgow Springfield Quay
- Glasgow, Showcase Glasgow
- Glasgow, Vue Glasgow Fort
- Glengormley, Movie House Glengormley
- Glenrothes, The Kino Glenrothes
- Gloucester, Cineworld Gloucester Quays
- Gorey, [email protected]
- Grays, Vue Thurrock
- Greenhithe, Showcase Bluewater
- Halifax, Vue Halifax
- Hamilton, Vue Hamilton
- Harlow, Cineworld Harlow - Harvey Centre
- Hartlepool, Vue Hartlepool
- Hatfield, Odeon Hatfield
- Hemel Hempstead, Cineworld Hemel Hempstead
- High Wycombe, Cineworld High Wycombe
- Huddersfield, Odeon Huddersfield
- Hull, Cineworld Hull
- Hull, Odeon Hull
- Hull, Reel Cinema Hull
- Hull, Vue Hull Princes Quay
- Huntingdon, Cineworld Huntingdon
- Inverness, Vue Inverness
- Ipswich, Cineworld Ipswich
- Ipswich, Empire Ipswich
- Jersey, Cineworld Jersey
- Kidderminster, Reel Cinema Kidderminster
- Kilkenny, IMC Kilkenny
- Kilmarnock, Odeon Kilmarnock
- King's Lynn, Majestic Cinema
- Lancaster, Vue Lancaster
- Larne, Larne Harbour Omniplex
- Leamington Spa, Vue Leamington Spa (Apollo)
- Leeds, Cineworld Leeds
- Leeds, Vue Leeds Kirkstall Road
- Leeds, Vue Leeds The Light
- Leicester, Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux
- Leicester, Vue Leicester
- Leigh, Cineworld Leigh
- Lifford, Eclipse Cinemas Lifford
- Limerick, Odeon Limerick
- Limerick, Showtime Cinemas Limerick
- Lincoln, Odeon Lincoln
- Lisburn, Lisburn Omniplex
- Liverpool, Odeon Liverpool ONE
- Liverpool, Showcase Liverpool
- Livingston, Vue Livingston
- Llandudno, Cineworld Llandudno
- Llanelli, Odeon Llanelli
- Londonderry, Brunswick Moviebowl
- Londonderry, Derry Omniplex
- Luton, Cineworld Luton
- Maghera, Movie House Maghera
- Maidenhead, Odeon Maidenhead
- Maidstone, Odeon Maidstone
- Manchester, Odeon Manchester Great Northern
- Manchester, Odeon Trafford Centre
- Manchester, Showcase Manchester
- Manchester, Vue Manchester Printworks
- Mansfield, Odeon Mansfield
- Merthyr Tydfil, Vue Merthyr Tydfil
- Middlesbrough, Cineworld Middlesbrough
- Midleton, The Gate Midleton
- Milton Keynes, Cineworld Milton Keynes
- Milton Keynes, Odeon Milton Keynes Stadium
- Morecambe, Reel Cinema Morecambe
- Mullingar, IMC Mullingar
- Naas, Odeon Naas
- Newbridge, Odeon Newbridge
- Newbury, Vue Newbury
- Newcastle-under-Lyme, Vue Newcastle-under-Lyme
- Newcastle upon Tyne, Cineworld Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Newport, Cineworld Isle Of Wight
- Newport, Cineworld Newport Spytty Road
- Newry, Newry Omniplex
- Newtownards, IMC Newtownards
- Northampton, Cineworld Northampton
- Northampton, Vue Northampton
- Norwich, Odeon Norwich
- Norwich, Vue Norwich
- Nottingham, Cineworld Nottingham
- Nottingham, Showcase Nottingham Cinema De Lux
- Nuneaton, Odeon Nuneaton
- Omagh, IMC Omagh
- Oxford, Odeon Oxford George Street
- Oxford, Vue Oxford
- Paignton, Vue Torbay (Apollo)
- Paisley, Showcase Paisley
- Perth, Perth Playhouse
- Peterborough, Showcase Peterborough
- Plymouth, Vue Plymouth
- Poole, Cineworld Poole
- Portlaoise, Odeon Portlaoise
- Portsmouth, Vue Portsmouth
- Preston, Odeon Preston
- Preston, Vue Preston
- Quinton Halesowen, Reel Cinema Quinton Halesowen
- Reading, Showcase Reading Cinema De Lux
- Reading, Vue Reading
- Renfrew, Odeon Braehead
- Rhyl, Vue Rhyl (Apollo)
- Rochdale, Odeon Rochdale
- Rochester, Cineworld Rochester
- Roscommon, C & L Plex
- Rugby, Cineworld Rugby
- Ruislip, Cineworld South Ruislip
- Runcorn, Cineworld Runcorn
- Salford, Vue Manchester Lowry
- Sheffield, Cineworld Sheffield
- Sheffield, Odeon Sheffield
- Sheffield, Vue Sheffield
- Shrewsbury, Cineworld Shrewsbury
- Solihull, Cineworld Solihull
- Southampton, Odeon Southampton
- Southampton, Showcase Southampton Cinema De Lux
- Southport, Vue Southport
- Stevenage, Cineworld Stevenage
- St Helens, Cineworld St Helens
- Stillorgan, Odeon Stillorgan
- Stirling, Vue Stirling
- Stockport, The Light Cinema, Stockport
- Stockton-on-Tees, Showcase Teesside
- Stoke-on-Trent, Cineworld Stoke-on-Trent
- Stoke-on-Trent, Odeon Stoke
- Sunderland, Empire Sunderland
- Swansea, Odeon Swansea
- Swansea, Vue Swansea
- Swindon, Cineworld Swindon Regent Circus
- Tamworth, Odeon Tamworth
- Telford, Cineworld Telford
- Telford, Odeon Telford
- Thanet, Vue Westwood Cross
- Thornton-Cleveleys, Vue Cleveleys
- Thurles, IMC Thurles
- Tralee, Tralee Omniplex
- Tullamore, IMC Tullamore
- Tunbridge Wells, Odeon Tunbridge Wells
- Walsall, Showcase Walsall
- Walsall, The Light Cinema, Walsall
- Warrington, Odeon Warrington
- Waterford, Odeon Waterford
- Watford, Vue Watford
- Weston-Super-Mare, Cineworld Weston-Super-Mare
- Wexford, The Arc Cinema, Wexford
- Wexford, Wexford Omniplex
- Widnes, Reel Cinema Widnes
- Wigan, Empire Wigan
- Wisbech, The Light Cinema, Wisbech
- Wolverhampton, Cineworld Wolverhampton
- Worcester, Vue Worcester
- Yeovil, Cineworld Yeovil
- York, Vue York
From Friday 20th April
To Thursday 26th April

- Aberdeen, Cineworld Aberdeen - Queens Link
- Aberdeen, Cineworld Aberdeen - Union Square
- Aberdeen, Vue Aberdeen
- Accrington, Vue Accrington
- Altrincham, Vue Altrincham (Apollo)
- Ashbourne, Showtime Cinemas Ashbourne
- Ashford, Cineworld Ashford
- Ashton-under-Lyne, Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne
- Athlone, IMC Athlone
- Ballina, IMC Ballina
- Ballincollig, The Reel Picture
- Ballymena, IMC Ballymena
- Banbridge, IMC Banbridge
- Barrow-in-Furness, Vue Barrow (Apollo)
- Basildon, Cineworld Basildon
- Basingstoke, Vue Basingstoke Festival Place
- Batley, Showcase Leeds
- Bedford, Vue Bedford
- Belfast, Movie House Cityside (Yorkgate)
- Belfast, Movie House Dublin Road
- Belfast, Odeon Belfast
- Bicester, Vue Bicester
- Birmingham, Cineworld Birmingham
- Birmingham, Cineworld Birmingham NEC
- Birmingham, Odeon Birmingham New Street
- Birmingham, Vue Birmingham
- Blackburn, Vue Blackburn
- Blackpool, The Reel Picture
- Bolton, Cineworld Bolton
- Bolton, Vue Bolton
- Bootle, Odeon Liverpool Switch Island
- Bournemouth, Odeon Bournemouth BH2
- Bradford, Cineworld Bradford
- Bradford, Odeon Leeds-Bradford
- Bristol, Vue Bristol Cribbs Causeway
- Bristol, Vue Bristol Longwell Green
- Bundoran, Eclipse Cinemas Bundoran
- Burnley, Reel Cinema Burnley
- Bury, Vue Bury The Rock
- Camberley, Vue Camberley
- Cambridge, Vue Cambridge
- Cardiff, Cineworld Cardiff
- Cardiff, Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw
- Carlisle, Vue Carlisle
- Carlow, IMC Carlow
- Carmarthen, Vue Carmarthen (Apollo)
- Cavan Town, Odeon Cavan
- Chester, Cineworld Broughton
- Clonmel, IMC Clonmel
- Coleraine, Movie House Coleraine
- Cork, The Gate Cork
- Cork, The Gate Mallow
- Coventry, Odeon Coventry
- Coventry, Showcase Coventry
- Cramlington, Vue Cramlington
- Crawley, Cineworld Crawley
- Cwmbran, Vue Cwmbran
- Darlington, Vue Darlington
- Derby, Showcase Derby Cinema De Lux
- Doncaster, Vue Doncaster
- Douglas, Cinemaworld Douglas
- Drogheda, The Arc Cinema
- Dublin, Cineworld Dublin
- Dublin, IMC Santry
- Dublin, IMC Tallaght
- Dublin, Movies @ Dundrum
- Dublin, Movies @ Swords
- Dublin, Odeon Blanchardstown
- Dublin, Odeon Charlestown
- Dublin, Odeon Coolock
- Dublin, Odeon Point Village
- Dublin, Savoy
- Dublin, Vue Dublin
- Dudley, Showcase Dudley
- Dundalk, IMC Dundalk
- Dundee, Odeon Dundee
- Dunfermline, Odeon Dunfermline
- Dungarvan, SGC
- Dun Laoghaire, IMC Dun Laoghaire
- East Kilbride, Odeon East Kilbride
- Eastleigh, Vue Eastleigh
- Edinburgh, Cineworld Edinburgh
- Edinburgh, Vue Edinburgh Ocean Terminal
- Edinburgh, Vue Edinburgh Omni Centre
- Ellesmere Port, Vue Cheshire Oaks
- Enniskillen, IMC Enniskillen
- Exeter, Vue Exeter
- Falkirk, Cineworld Falkirk
- Farnborough, Vue Farnborough
- Galway, IMC Galway
- Galway, IMC Oranmore
- Gateshead, Odeon Metrocentre
- Gateshead, Vue Gateshead
- Glasgow, Cineworld Glasgow - Renfrew Street
- Glasgow, Cineworld Glasgow - Silverburn
- Glasgow, Odeon Glasgow Springfield Quay
- Glasgow, Showcase Glasgow
- Glasgow, Vue Glasgow Fort
- Glenrothes, The Kino Glenrothes
- Gorey, [email protected]
- Grays, Vue Thurrock
- Greenhithe, Showcase Bluewater
- Halifax, Vue Halifax
- Hamilton, Vue Hamilton
- Hartlepool, Vue Hartlepool
- Hemel Hempstead, Cineworld Hemel Hempstead
- High Wycombe, Cineworld High Wycombe
- Hull, Vue Hull Princes Quay
- Inverness, Vue Inverness
- Kilkenny, IMC Kilkenny
- Lancaster, Vue Lancaster
- Leeds, Cineworld Leeds
- Leeds, Vue Leeds Kirkstall Road
- Leeds, Vue Leeds The Light
- Leicester, Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux
- Leicester, Vue Leicester
- Lifford, Eclipse Cinemas Lifford
- Limerick, Odeon Limerick
- Limerick, Showtime Cinemas Limerick
- Liverpool, Odeon Liverpool ONE
- Liverpool, Showcase Liverpool
- Livingston, Vue Livingston
- Londonderry, Brunswick Moviebowl
- Manchester, Odeon Trafford Centre
- Manchester, Vue Manchester Printworks
- Merthyr Tydfil, Vue Merthyr Tydfil
- Middlesbrough, Cineworld Middlesbrough
- Midleton, The Gate Midleton
- Milton Keynes, Cineworld Milton Keynes
- Mullingar, IMC Mullingar
- Naas, Odeon Naas
- Newbridge, Odeon Newbridge
- Newbury, Vue Newbury
- Newcastle-under-Lyme, Vue Newcastle-under-Lyme
- Newcastle upon Tyne, Cineworld Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Newport, Cineworld Newport Spytty Road
- Newtownards, IMC Newtownards
- Northampton, Vue Northampton
- Norwich, Odeon Norwich
- Norwich, Vue Norwich
- Nottingham, Showcase Nottingham Cinema De Lux
- Omagh, IMC Omagh
- Oxford, Vue Oxford
- Paignton, Vue Torbay (Apollo)
- Paisley, Showcase Paisley
- Peterborough, Showcase Peterborough
- Plymouth, Vue Plymouth
- Poole, Cineworld Poole
- Portlaoise, Odeon Portlaoise
- Portsmouth, Vue Portsmouth
- Reading, Showcase Reading Cinema De Lux
- Reading, Vue Reading
- Renfrew, Odeon Braehead
- Rhyl, Vue Rhyl (Apollo)
- Roscommon, C & L Plex
- Scunthorpe, Vue Scunthorpe
- Sheffield, Cineworld Sheffield
- Sheffield, Odeon Sheffield
- Sheffield, Vue Sheffield
- Southampton, Odeon Southampton
- Southampton, Showcase Southampton Cinema De Lux
- Southport, Vue Southport
- Stevenage, Cineworld Stevenage
- Stirling, Vue Stirling
- Stockton-on-Tees, Showcase Teesside
- Stroud, Vue Stroud (Apollo)
- Swansea, Odeon Swansea
- Swansea, Vue Swansea
- Swindon, Cineworld Swindon Regent Circus
- Telford, Cineworld Telford
- Thanet, Vue Westwood Cross
- Thornton-Cleveleys, Vue Cleveleys
- Thurles, IMC Thurles
- Tullamore, IMC Tullamore
- Walsall, Showcase Walsall
- Waterford, Odeon Waterford
- Wisbech, The Light Cinema, Wisbech
- Worcester, Vue Worcester
- York, Vue York


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