If you’re planning to head to the movies this Valentine’s Day, your choices will be bountiful. The movie studios are treating cinephiles in the month of February by releasing several highly anticipated titles. Whether you’re interested in catching the latest superhero flick, a female-driven comedy, or an inspirational tale, the movies will have you covered next month.
Here are the trailers, release dates and plot details for the nine films debuting in theaters in February 2016:
1. “Hail, Caesar,” Feb. 5
The Coen brothers film gives a comedic look at how a movie studio fixer (Josh Brolin) keeps his 1950s movie stars in line. From George Clooney playing a kidnapped actor, to Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum starring as on-screen darlings, this musical dramedy has all the A-list power it needs to be a hit.
2. “Pride And Prejudice And Zombies,” Feb. 5
Zombies and classical romance go hand-in-hand in this Burr Steers feature film. The horror is based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s book of the same name, which is a retelling of Jane Austin’s famed “Pride and Prejudice.” The film stars Lily James, Lena Headey, Matt Smith and Douglas Booth as they attempt to navigate relationships and the undead in the 19th century.
3. “Deadpool,” Feb. 12
After years of superhero fans lying in wait, “Deadpool” will make it way to the big screen next month. Ryan Reynolds stars as the Merk with a Mouth. The latest trailer reveals the comic book character will be fighting to save his “best girl,” played by Morena Baccarin.
4. “Zoolander 2,” Feb. 12
Take a step into the world of high fashion in “Zoolander 2,” a sequel to the hit 2001 comedy. The film will reunite moviegoers with Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) as they try to solve the mystery of who has been killing “the world’s most beautiful people.” (Spoiler alert: Justin Bieber is on the killer’s hit list.)
5. “How To Be Single,” Feb. 12
Robin (Rebel Wilson) teaches Alice (Dakota Johnson) about the perks of being single in this New York City-based comedy. Alison Brie and Leslie Mann also star in the film, which takes a look at the challenging rules of dating and love.
6. “Race,” Feb. 19
Stephan James stars as Jesse Owens, an American Olympic runner in the 1930s who is conflicted with competing in the Berlin games or standing up the Nazi regime. The biography, directed by Stephen Hopkins, also stars Jason Sudeikis.
7. “Embrace of the Serpent,” Feb. 19
This 2015 film, which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year by the Academy Awards this month, is finally making its way to theaters. The story follows an Amazonian shaman who works over four decades to find a cure for his people with one plant.
8. “The Witch,” Feb. 26
“The Witch,” which is one of the many horror films debuting in 2016, premieres next month. The Robert Eggers-directed features follows a family in the 1630s that is disrupted by dark magic ... and a goat?
9. “The Other Side of the Door,” Feb. 26
When a boy meets his untimely demise his mother stops at nothing to be able to say her goodbyes. When she finally gets her chance to speak to her departed offspring at an abandoned temple, she breaks the cardinal rule of not opening the door, which leads to supernatural chaos.
What movie are you most excited to see in February 2016? Sound off in the comments section below!