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Admit One 3/8/24

Here’s what’s new in theaters and streaming this weekend, it’s Admit One

Kung Fu Panda 4 (Theaters)

Starring: Jack Black, Awkwafina, Viola Davis, Dustin Hoffman, James Hong, Bryan Cranston, Ian McShane, Ke Huy Quan

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Plot: After Po is tapped to become the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace, he needs to find and train a new Dragon Warrior, while a wicked sorceress plans to re-summon all the master villains whom Po has vanquished to the spirit realm.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 70%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Imaginary (Theaters)

Starring: DeWanda Wise, Tom Payne, Taegen Burns, Pyper Braun, Véronica Falcon, Betty Buckley

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Plot: A woman returns to her childhood home to discover that the imaginary friend she left behind is very real and unhappy that she abandoned him.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Cabrini (Theaters)

Starring: Cristiana Dell’Anna, David Morse, John Lithgow, Giancarlo Giannini, Federico Castelluccio, Patch Darragh

Directed by: Alejandro Monteverde

Plot: After witnessing disease and poverty in the slums of New York, Italian immigrant Francesca Cabrini embarks on a daring journey to persuade the hostile mayor to provide housing and healthcare for hundreds of orphaned children.

RT Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Damsel (Netflix and Theaters)

Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Ray Winstone, Nick Robinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Angela Bassett, Robin Wright

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Plot: A dutiful damsel agrees to marry a handsome prince, only to find the royal family has recruited her as a sacrifice to repay an ancient debt. Thrown into a cave with a fire-breathing dragon, she must rely on her wits and will to survive.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

5lbs of Pressure (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Luke Evans, Rory Culkin, Zac Adams, Rudy Pankow, Stephanie Leonidas, Savannah Steyn

Directed by: Phil Allocco

Plot: Trying to start over, Adam searches for redemption as he returns to his old neighborhood to put to rest his demons while the brother of the man he killed seeks revenge.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Ballad of Davy Crockett (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: William Moseley, Colm Meaney, Valerie Jane Parker, Nico Tirozzi, Craig Morgan, Jesse Hutch

Directed by: Derek Estlin Purvis

Plot: Long before his last stand at the Alamo, the legendary American hero Davy Crockett fought his way through a wild frontier to rescue his sons from the clutches of an evil land baron.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Piper (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Charlotte Hope, Julian Sands, Aoibhe O’Flanagan, Oliver Savell, Kate Nichols, Alexis Rodney

Directed by: Erlingur Thoroddsen

Plot: When a composer must finish her late mentor’s concerto, she discovers that playing its music summons deadly consequences.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Accidental Texan (Theaters)

Starring: Thomas Haden Church, Rudy Pankow, Carrie-Anne Mos, Bruce Dern

Directed by: Mark Bristol

Plot: Erwin finds himself stranded in Texas, where he’s taken under the wing of a nearly bankrupt oil driller Merle. They set off on a wild adventure to outwit a corrupt oil company to hit pay dirt before Merle’s dreams are foreclosed.

RT Freshness: 55%

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Thundermans Return (Paramount+)

Starring: Kira Kosarin, Jack Griffo, Addison Riecke, Diego Velázquez, Christian Tallman, Rosa Blasi

Directed by: Trevor Kirschner

Plot: The superpowered family the Thundermans begins a new era of superhero crimefighting, but when one save goes awry, the family is sent back to Hiddenville.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Ricky Stanicky (Prime Video)

Starring: Zac Efron, Jermaine Fowler, Andrew Santino, John Cena, Lex Scott Davis, William H. Macy, Anja Savcic, Jeff Ross

Directed by: Peter Farrelly

Plot: When three childhood best friends pull a prank that goes wrong, they invent the imaginary Ricky Stanicky to get them out of trouble. Twenty years later, they still use the nonexistent Ricky as a handy alibi for their immature behavior.

RT Freshness: 44%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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