Showmax is a streaming service that provides users with access to a vast library of TV shows, movies, and other video content, including local and international content and we’ve rounded up the top 5 most popular movies on the streaming platform this month.
Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Penélope Cruz
“The 355” is a 2022 spy thriller film directed by Simon Kinberg and starring Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger, and Sebastian Stan.
The movie follows a team of international spies who come together to stop a powerful and dangerous weapon from falling into the wrong hands. CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown (Chastain) is investigating the theft of a mysterious device that could revolutionize modern warfare. She discovers that the device was stolen by a rogue former MI6 agent named Lukas (Stan), who is planning to sell it to the highest bidder.
Neal McDonough, Michael Cudlitz, Alexandria DeBerry
With one bullet, Motley’s life spirals out of control as he’s forced to go on the run from the ruthless crime lord, Jed Haywood. The brother of Haywood’s best friend Boons recently died in a terrible car accident and today is the funeral. He has 10 hours to bring Motley in and get to the cemetery. Over the course of a day, Motley and Boon play a game of cat and mouse as their fate brings them together for a climatic showdown.
Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson
“The Lost Daughter” is a 2021 drama film directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal, based on the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrante. The movie stars Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson, and Peter Sarsgaard.
The film follows Leda (Colman), a middle-aged professor and mother who takes a solo vacation to a small coastal town in Greece. While there, she becomes preoccupied with a young mother named Nina (Johnson) and her daughter, as well as the memories of her own past experiences as a mother.
Kelly Preston, Jenny Seagrove, Sally Phillips
“Off the Rails” is a 2021 comedy-drama film directed by Jules Williamson. The movie stars Kelly Preston, Jenny Seagrove, Sally Phillips, and Elizabeth Dormer-Phillips.
The film follows three friends, Maddie (Seagrove), Lauren (Phillips), and Cassie (Dormer-Phillips), who set out on a train journey across Europe to fulfill the final wish of their deceased best friend, Jocelyn (Preston). The trio of women had made a childhood pact to travel across Europe by train together, but Jocelyn’s untimely death put an end to their plans. In her final wishes, Jocelyn requested that her friends take the journey in her place, scattering her ashes along the way.
The movie follows the tumultuous relationship of Chicago couple Brooke (Aniston) and Gary (Vaughn). After a disagreement over household chores and a lack of effort on Gary’s part, Brooke decides to end their relationship. However, both Brooke and Gary refuse to move out of their shared condo, leading to a series of escalating conflicts as they attempt to live separate lives while still occupying the same space.