Top Movie Releases in South Africa - October 2018
Top Movie Releases in South Africa - October 2018
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Top Movie Releases in South Africa - October 2018
🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas in South Africa.
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Top Movie Releases in South Africa - October 2018

🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas in South Africa.
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Top Movie Releases in South Africa - October 2018
🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas in South Africa.

October is fully stocked with some superb show stoppers! From Marvel's much anticipated Venom, to the aptly titled Halloween, October is going to be seriously epic!

Quick JumpThe House with a Clock in Its Walls | 5 OctoberThe Forgiven | 5 October Venom | 5 October First Man | 12 October Halloween | 19 October Papillon | 19 October The Hate U Give | 19 October A Star Is Born | 26 October Peppermint | 26 October The Little Vampire | 26 October

Find everything hitting the box office this October with our easy to read guide on the latest movies coming to South Africa.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls | 5 October

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a 2018 American fantasy film. In 1955, Lewis Barnavelt goes to New Zebedee.

The ten-year-old boy goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and warlocks.

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  • Directed by: Eli Roth
  • Cast: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sunny Suljic, Kyle MacLachlan
  • Running Time: 105 min

The Forgiven | 5 October

The Forgiven is a British drama film based on the play The Archbishop and the Antichrist by Michael Ashton.

During his life sentence in post-apartheid South Africa, brutal murderer Piet Blomfield seeks redemption through meetings with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

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  • Directed by: Roland Joffé
  • Cast: Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum
  • Running Time: 115 min

Venom | 5 October

Venom is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.

Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake's experiments, Eddie's body merges with the alien Venom, leaving him with superhuman strength and power.

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  • Directed by: Ruben Fleischer
  • Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott
  • Running Time: 112 min

First Man | 12 October

Director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling re-team for Universal Pictures for First Man, the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.

A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost on Armstrong and on the nation of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

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  • Directed by: Damien Chazelle
  • Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Ciarán Hinds, Christopher Abbott, Patrick Fugit, Lukas Haas
  • Running Time: 141 min

Halloween | 19 October

Halloween is a 2018 American slasher film. Set forty years after the original film, the plot follows Laurie Strode as she comes face-to-face with Michael Myers for a final showdown on halloween night.

It's been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived a vicious attack from crazed killer Michael Myers on Halloween night. She now faces a terrifying showdown when Michael returns to Haddonfield, Ill. But this time, Laurie is ready for him.

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  • Directed by: David Gordon Green
  • Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle
  • Running Time: 109 min

Papillon | 19 October

Papillon is a 2017 biographical drama film. It tells the story of French convict Henri Charrière, nicknamed "Papillon", who was imprisoned in 1933 and escaped in 1941.

The epic story of Henri "Papillon" Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

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  • Directed by: Michael Noer
  • Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Yorick van Wageningen, Eve Hewson
  • Running Time: 133 min

The Hate U Give | 19 October

This American drama film, based on Angie Thomas' 2017 novel of same name. Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds - the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white, prep school that she attends.

The uneasy balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and decide to stand up for what's right.

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  • Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, Common
  • Running Time: 132 min

A Star Is Born | 26 October

A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film. Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally.

She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

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  • Directed by: Bradley Cooper
  • Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliott
  • Running Time: 135 min

Peppermint | 26 October

Riley North awakens from a coma after surviving a brutal attack that killed her husband and daughter. When the system shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerrilla.

Channeling frustration into motivation, the young widow spends years in hiding - honing her mind, body and spirit to become an unstoppable force. Eluding the underworld, the police and the FBI, Riley embarks on a deadly quest to deliver her own personal brand of punishment.

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  • Directed by: Pierre Morel
  • Cast: Jennifer Garner, John Ortiz, John, Gallagher Jr., Juan Pablo Raba, Tyson Ritter
  • Running Time: 102 min

The Little Vampire | 26 October

A 3D 2018 halloween movies for kids. Rudolph, a 13-year-old vampire, meets Tony, a mortal boy his age who loves old castles, graveyards and vampires.

Tony helps Rudolph to fight against a notorious vampire hunter, and together they save Rudolph's family and become friends.

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  • Directed by: Richard Claus, Karsten Kiilerich
  • Cast: Rasmus Hardiker, Amy Saville, Jim Carter, Joseph Kloska, Phoebe Givron-Taylor, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alice Krige
  • Running Time: 89min

We're so excited about the month ahead, we've already booked our tickets! 🍿 October is definitely bringing the heat.

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