Following last weeks exciting Twilight Sega New Moon announcement, the world's largest outdoor movie experience - SwissOpenAir Cinema has released details of the films set to entertain Dubai movie goers at the end of the month.
For two weeks from November 26, 2000 people every night will experience movie magic in Dubai Media City Amphitheatre in front of a 4000 square feet playing some of the seasons most anticipated releases.
We've done our best to bring a real eclectic mix of movies which is sure to entertain everyone's tastes, said Farzin Samadian, CEO of SwissOpenAir Concept. We have family nights, Bollywood nights, comedy, action, drama; there really is something for everybody.
Every film on the program this year is either a world or a regional premier:
Twilight Saga-New Moon (Opening Night)
Director: Chris Weitz
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson
After Bella recovers from the vampire attack that almost claimed her life, she looks to celebrate her birthday with Edward and his family.
Old Dogs (Charity Night)
Director: Walt Becker
Cast: John Travolta, Robin Williams
Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins.
Christmas Carol (Family Night)
Director: Robert Zemeckis,
Cast: Jim Carrey, Steve Valentine
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions .
Zombieland (Comedy Night)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson
The horror comedy Zombieland focuses on two men who have found a way to survive a world overrun by zombies. Columbus is a big wuss -- but when you're afraid of being eaten by zombies, fear can keep you alive.
The Conqueror (Historical action Night)
Assistant of Director: Josep Molina
Cast: Tim Roth, Thomas Kretschmann
The life and battles of James I, King of Aragon (a.k.a. King Conqueror), the most renowned of the Spanish medieval kings of Aragon (1213-1276), who added the Balearic Islands and Valencia to his realm ...
Bollywood Surprise Night
On this special evening, you can catch the premier of an all new Bollywood blockbuster, the name of which will be announced on the night.
Everybody's fine (Family Night)
Director: Kirk Jones
Cast: Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore
A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.
Ninja Assassin (Action Night)
Director: James McTeigue
Cast: Sung Kang, Randall Duk Kim
A young ninja turns his back on orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan.
The Vampires Assistant (Circus du Freak) (Mystery Night)
Director: Paul Weitz
Cast: John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson
A young boy named Darren Shan meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a Vampire. After a series of events Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque Du Freak and become a Vampire.
Astro Boy (Family Night)
Director: David Bowers
Cast: Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage
When a scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot child to replace him, however the robot uses it's incredible powers to become a world famous super-hero, and faces his biggest challenge when an alien race threatens...
Bollywood Surprise night
Want a taste of Bollywood? Come to the special Surprise Night to find out more. Bollywood films are mostly musicals and are expected to contain catchy music in the form of song-and-dance numbers woven into the spirit.
Amelia (Closing Night)
Director: Mira Nair
Cast: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Swiss Open Air is a giant - over 4000 square foot - screen rising six stories high and accompanied by a 32 speaker digital surround sound system. The movie nights will be accompanied by a food festival serving international cuisine and the Red Bull bar, as well as a DJ which will host an after-party on Thursday nights.
The specially made screens were first developed in 1989 as the world's largest hydraulically erected mobile screens. Despite their enormous size and weight (up to 70 tons), the screens can be dismantled for convenient transport and are constantly on tour around the world playing to movie lovers in cities such as Zurich, Basel, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro and Pusan in South Korea , where over 5000 people turn out for the show every night.
For detailed movie listings, timings and ticket information, please visit www.openaircinema.ae
SwissOpenAir Cinema will run every night from November 26 December 7, with doors opening at 7pm for dinner and drinks, and will run into the night with entertainment following each premier.
Ticket sales: AED 55 at Time Out Tickets and Virgin megastore Ticketing Box Office. Tickets are also available onsite from 6pm.
The event is supported by Dubai International Film Festival. The Official location sponsor is Dubai Media City.
Supported sponsors are: Dubai Media Inc., Khaleej Times and International Herald Tribune. Media partners: Ahlan, Time Out Dubai, Channel 4 radio network and Virgin Megastore. Communication support: SpotON media and events. The official carrier: Turkish Airlines. Hospitality support: Radisson Blu hotel, Dubai Deira Creek.