Best movies to test your home theater system, Part 1

Installing a home theater system is one thing. Understanding which movies are best to test it out are another. Below are just a few of the films that will help you understand the full power and magnitude of what you’ve just put in.

Nobody (2021) / Universal Pictures: This action-crime thriller stars Bob Odenkirk, Christopher Lloyd, and Connie Nielsen.  When two thieves break into Hutch Mansell’s home, he opts not to defend his family in hopes of preventing the incident from getting violent.  This mild-mannered, docile “nobody,” however, decides to fight back as soon as he realizes one of the thieves has stolen his daughter’s kitty cat bracelet. Not only does he track down the offenders to retrieve it, the incident awakens a long-dormant fire from his past. The 92-minute action-packed film features action-packed scenes, explosive interactions, and highlights a man who is willing to go to war with a violent Russian crime lord to save his family.  Nobody is an absolute treat for audiophiles interested in having a full at-home immersive sound experience.

Dune (2021) / Warner Brothers: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum (2019)  / Lionsgate. John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum stars Keanu Reeves (The Matrix, Speed, Point Break), Oscar® winner Halle Berry (2001, Best Actress, Monster’s Ball), Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (1993, Best Actor, What’s Love Got to Do with It), Marc Dacascos (TV’s “Hawaii Five-O,” Brotherhood of the Wolf, Only the Strong), Asia Kate Dillon (TV’s “Orange is the New Black,” “Billions,” “Younger”), Lance Reddick (White House Down, Jonah Hex, TV’s “American Horror Story”), with Oscar® winner Anjelica Huston (1985, Best Supporting Actress, Prizzi’s Honor), and Golden Globe® winner Ian McShane (2005, Best Television Actor – Drama Series, TV’s “Deadwood”).

Super assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) has a $14 million price tag on his head after killing a member of the High Table, the shadowy international assassins’ guild. Now excommunicado, and with an army of the world’s most ruthless hit men and women on his trail, John must find a way to survive in this third chapter of the adrenaline-fueled action series. 

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