Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke and Emilia Clarke are among the stars of the action flick “Terminator Genisys.” Amy Schumer and Bill Hader are a couple in a new relationship in the romantic comedy “Trainwreck.” Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie star as homeless people who fall in love with each other in the drama “Shelter.” Robert De Niro and Jeffrey Dean Morgan play a cat-and-mouse game in the crime thriller “Heist.” Those are among the movies that premiere on demand from Nov. 9 to Nov. 15, 2015. (Check with your cable or satellite provider for a lineup of on-demand channels on your system.) Here is a list of those movies and their on-demand premiere dates:
Nov. 10, 2015: “Terminator Genisys” (Same day as DVD release), Rated PG-13.
When John Connor (played by Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (played by Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (played by Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future.
For more info: “Terminator Genisys” website
Nov. 10, 2015: “Trainwreck” (Same day as DVD release; weeks before Netflix and Redbox releases), Rated R and Unrated (two versions).
Ever since her father drilled into her head that monogamy isn’t realistic, magazine writer Amy (played by Amy Schumer) has made promiscuity her credo. As much as she enjoys an uninhibited life free of commitment, Amy is really in a rut. While writing a profile about charming and successful sports doctor Aaron Conners (played by Bill Hader), she finds herself actually falling in love for the first time. And what’s more, Aaron seems to like her too. Amy starts to wonder if it’s time to clean up her act.
For more info: “Trainwreck” website
Nov. 10, 2015: “Mr. Holmes” (Same day as DVD release), Rated PG.
“Mr. Holmes” is a new twist on the world’s most famous detective. 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes (played by Ian McKellen) returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Long-retired and near the end of his life, Sherlock Holmes grapples with an unreliable memory and must rely on his housekeeper’s son as he revisits the still-unsolved case that led to his retirement.
For more info: “Mr. Holmes” website
Nov. 10, 2015: “Self/Less” (Same day as DVD release; weeks before Netflix and Redbox releases), Rated PG-13.
Billionaire industrialist Damian Hale (played by Ben Kingsley) is master of his universe, until he encounters a foe that he can’t defeat: cancer. His only hope is a radical medical procedure called “shedding,” in which his consciousness is transferred to a healthy body. After the procedure, Damian, now called Edward (played by Ryan Reynolds), starts a new life in New Orleans, but he’s plagued by disturbing images. When he delves into Edward’s mysterious origin, he learns that some will kill to keep it secret.
For more info: “Self/Less” website
Nov. 10, 2015: “Tangerine” (Same day as DVD release), Rated R.
It’s Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn’t been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles, including an Armenian family dealing with their own repercussions of infidelity. Starring Kiki Kitana Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, James Ransone and Mickey O’Hagan.
For more info: “Tangerine” website
Nov. 13, 2015: “Condemned” (Same day as theatrical release)
Fed up with her parents’ bickering, poor little rich girl Maya (played Dylan Penn) moves in with her boyfriend who is squatting in an old, condemned building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. With neighbors that are meth heads, junkies and degenerates, this depraved hell hole is even more toxic than it appears: After a virus born from their combined noxious waste and garbage infects the building’s residents, one by one, they succumb to a terrifying pathogen that turns them into bloodthirsty, rampaging killers and transforms their building into a savage slaughterhouse.
Nov. 13, 2015: “Shelter” (Same day as theatrical release), Rated R.
Hannah and Tahir (played by Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie” come from two different worlds. But when their lives intersect, they’re at the same place: homeless on the streets of New York. How did they get there? As we learn about their past, we begin to understand that to have a future, they need each other. There are more than 50,000 homeless people living on the streets and in the shelters of New York City. To most of us they are nameless and faceless, and occasionally a nuisance. But every single person has a story. And Hannah and Tahir are no different. And theirs is a story of loss, love, hope and redemption. “Shelter” was written and directed by Paul Bettany, Connelly’s real-life husband.
For more info: “Shelter” website
Nov. 13, 2015: “Heist” (Same day as theatrical release), Rated R.
When their attempt to rob a casino owned by the feared gangster Pope (played by Robert De Niro) goes awry and a shootout ensues, Vaughn (played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Cox (played by Dave Bautista) are forced to flee on foot and hijack city Bus 657 and take the passengers hostage. Now, in a high speed chase, Vaughn will not only have to outwit the police, led by Officer Bajos (played by Gina Carano) who are in hot pursuit, but he will have to contend with Pope’s maniacal right hand man, Dog (played by Morris Chestnut), in order to make it through the day alive. But we quickly learn that things are not what they seem, and Vaughn has more than one card up his sleeve.’
For more info: “Heist'” website
Nov. 13, 2015: “Entertainment” (Same day as theatrical release), Rated R.
An aging comedian (played by Gregg Turkington) tours the California desert, lost in a cycle of third-rate venues, novelty tourist attractions, and vain attempts to reach his estranged daughter. By day, he slogs through the barren landscape, inadvertently alienating every acquaintance. At night, he seeks solace in the animation of his onstage persona. Fueled by the promise of a lucrative Hollywood engagement and the possibility of rekindling a relationship with his daughter, he trudges through a series of increasingly surreal and volatile encounters. Also starring Tye Sheridan and John C. Reilly.
For more info: “Entertainment'” website