Top 5 Movies you Can Watch with Your Family and Friends During This Sallah Holiday
Hi Guys, it’s another festive time of the year. Over the next few days, Muslims around the world will be celebrating the annual festival of Eid al-Adha – the Festival of Sacrifice.
To mark this year’s celebration, the Federal government has declared Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, 2020 as public holidays. With Saturday and Sunday just down the road, it is already looking like an extended weekend.
Although this year’s celebration could be a little unusual with COVID-19 still spreading, you can still enjoy the holidays by watching movies while you celebrate. From Action to comedy and drama, here are some movies you will enjoy watching during this holiday.
Bad Boys for Life
In a super come back, action comedy film Bad Boys is back with its latest sequel Bad Boys for Life. The movie is a gentler, sillier movie than its predecessor but every bit as interesting.
The movie has drama scenes depicting human connection and familial melodrama. The familiar feeling of explosions and car chases through the streets of Miami was thrilling. Even though the movie is coming more than a decade after its predecessor, the jokes about getting too old gave the movie a special tingle.
The Kissing Booth 2
If you crave a little romance, The Kissing Booth 2 may just be what you are searching for. Following the initial The Kissing Booth, the latest romantic comedy film carries us to through the drama of Elle trying to juggle a long-distance relationship with her boyfriend Noah, college applications, and a new friendship with a handsome classmate that could change everything.
The movie was rated 6.7 on IMDb and 77% on Rotten tomatoes. You can watch the movie on Netflix.
The Old Guard
The Old Guard is a thrilling movie for anyone searching for action this holiday. The movie, which is an adaptation of the comic-book series by Greg Rucka, follows the story of a group of immortal mercenaries who’ve secretly protected humanity for centuries and become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
The movie was rated 6.7 on IMDb and 81% on Rotten tomatoes. You can watch the movie on Netflix.
Sonic the Hedgehog
Filled with action, adventure and comedy, Sonic the Hedgehog is a movie the whole family will enjoy. Based on the Sonic video game by Sega, Sonic the Hedgehog is a superhero movie mixing animation with real-life drama.
Powered with incredible speed, Sonic battles evil genius, Dr Robotnik in an all-out race across the globe to stop him from using his unique power to achieve world domination.
The movie was rated 6.6 on IMDb and 63% on Rotten tomatoes. You can watch the movie on Prime Video, Fandango, Vudu
If you are a lover of war movies you will certainly enjoy the Greyhound. Based on a 1955 novel called “The Good Shepherd” by C.S. Forester, Greyhound carries you through the story of a U.S. Navy commander, Ernest Krause who is assigned to lead an Allied convoy across the Atlantic during World War II.
The movie thrills you with the excitement of battle, the uncertainty of survival as Ernest leads his convoy through troubled waters while being pursued by Nazi U-boat wolfpacks. For those keen on battle tactics, you will get copious amounts of it on the longest, largest and most complex naval battle in history – The Battle of the Atlantic.
The movie was rated 7.1 on IMDb and 70% on Rotten tomatoes. You can watch the movie on Apple TV
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