From all the exciting comic book movies on the horizon, the chilling horror movies that are sure to make a scream, and the return of none other than Indiana Jones in the hero’s fifth film, 2023 is looking to be a pretty massive year for the cinema. However, every once in a while, it is nice to look beyond all the high-profile blockbusters and seek out the potential hidden gems.
Some moviegoers may find it an especially rewarding experience to stumble upon the films that do not always get the attention they deserve, but often tend to become the more acclaimed of the year. Allow us to help narrow your search for films with big potential in 2023 that you should consider checking out when they head to AMC Theatres.
A young man (Joel Courtney) finds the spiritual guidance he had been searching for in the collaboration of an older, conservative pastor (Kelsey Grammer) with a younger, more liberal preacher (Jonathan Roumie) and his community of hippies in 1970s California. Whatever walk of life they come from, audiences may find something to be inspired by from JESUS REVOLUTION, which is based on the memoir by Greg Laurie.
The last time Woody Harrelson worked with director Bobby Farrelly was in 1996 for the cult sports comedy classic KINGPIN. Now the Academy Award® nominated actor and Farrelly are reuniting for a heartfelt sports “dramedy” called CHAMPIONS, in which Harrelson plays a minor-league basketball coach overseeing a team of intellectually disabled athletes as community service.CHAMPIONS opens March 24th
The Lost King
Two-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Stephen Frears directs two-time Academy Award-nominated actor Sally Hawkins in a charming performance as a woman who begins to see Richard III’s “ghost” while searching for his remains. Also starring Steve Coogan and Harry Lloyd, THE LOST KING is inspired by the true story of writer Philippa Langley and how her obsession led to an important moment in British history.THE LOST KING opens March 24th
A Good Person
One of the most sought after performers of her generation, Florence Pugh, and one of the most respected actors of the last few generations, Morgan Freeman, share the screen for the first time in A GOOD PERSON. Written and directed by Zach Braff – who first broke out as a filmmaker with 2004’s GARDEN STATE – the somber dramedy follows a relationship that forms between a woman and the man who almost became her father-in-law in the midst of a devastating accident.A GOOD PERSON opens March 31st