Movies To See This October

Whether you’re looking to treat the kids to a movie night with all the works – snacks and slushies galore – or want to scare the bejeebers out of someone (or yourself) with a creepy movie (it is October after all), then make sure you don’t miss out on these October 2017 releases.



Movies

The Big Sick – Ster Kinekor

Genre: Comedy

Dating comes with its own set of hassles, headaches and challenges. And if you can relate, then don't miss out on the heart-warming The Big Sick. Based on a real-life dating scenario, Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (as himself) and grad student, Emily Gardner (Zoe Kazan), fall in love but unfortunately their cultures clash and have them struggling to keep the relationship alive. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail must work through this crisis with her parents while also dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

Release date: Friday, 06 October 2017

Blade Runner 2049

Genre: Action

Thirty years after the events of the first film, this action-packed film is back with an all-new sequel, but this time there's a new blade runner. In Blade Runner 2049, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) uncovers a long-buried secret that could send what's left of society into absolute chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Release date: Friday, 06 October 2017



Good Time

Genre: Drama

After a bank robbery goes wrong and lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas (Robert Pattinson) goes on a twisted journey through New York City's underworld in a desperate and dangerous attempt to get his brother out of jail. During one adrenaline-fuelled night, Constantine finds himself on a downward spiral into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and himself.

Release date: Friday, 06 October 2017

My Little Pony – The Movie

Genre: Animation

Perfect for the little ones (and MLP fans), My Little Pony is finally heading to the big screen! A new dark force threatens Ponyville and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable adventure beyond Equestria, where they meet loads of new friends and experience exciting challenges on the quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Release date: Friday, 06 October 2017



Wish Upon

Genre: Horror

From the director of Annabelle comes the new horror, Wish Upon. Seventeen-year-old Clare Shannon (Joey King) is barely surviving the hell that is high school, along with her friends Meredith (Sydney Park) and June (Shannon Purser). When her father (Ryan Phillippe) gifts her an old music box with an inscription that promises to grant the owner of the box's wishes, she thinks there is nothing to lose. Clare makes her first wish and, to her surprise, it comes true. Before long, she finally has everything she wants while people around her 'mysteriously' start to suffer from tragic deaths after every wish granted.

Release date: Friday, 06 October 2017

The Last Word

Genre: Drama/comedy

The Last Word just proves that it's never too late to rewrite your story. Harriet Lauler (Shirley MacLaine) is a once-successful businesswoman in control of every aspect of her life. As she reflects upon her accomplishments, she’s suddenly inspired to get a young local writer, Anne Sherman (Amanda Seyfried), to pen her life story. When the initial written story doesn’t meet Harriet’s high expectations, she sets out to reshape the way she is remembered, with Anne as an unwilling accomplice. As the journey unfolds, the two women develop a unique bond that changes not only Harriet’s legacy, but also Anne’s future.

Release date: Friday, 13 October 2017



Happy Death Day

Genre: Mystery/Thriller

Another movie to give you the heebie-jeebies during the spookiest month of the year is Happy Death Day. A college student (Jessica Rothe from La La Land) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers who her killer is.

Release date: Friday, 20 October 2017

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

Genre: Comedy

We all love a Madea movie when we're looking for a good laugh, so this October don't miss out on the last addition to the Madea movie collection, Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween. Madea and the gang are back for this hilarious sequel. Madea, Bam and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must literally run for their lives when monsters, goblins and the bogeyman are unleashed.

Release date: Friday, 20 October 2017



Jigsaw

Genre: Horror

We have another horror to add to the list of creepy movies for the month of October – Jigsaw. Bodies are turning up around the city, all having evident of meeting a uniquely gruesome death. As the investigation goes on, the evidence starts to point towards one man: John Kramer. But the question is: how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.

Release date: Friday, 27 October 2017

Jungle Bunch

Genre: Animation

We know you can't possibly keep the kids entertained with just one movie, which is why we have added Jungle Bunch to the list. The movie is about a penguin who thinks he's a tiger, AKA Maurice, the leading ace of the jungle. With his companions, he quietly lets justice prevail when Igor, a psycho koala, wants to destroy the jungle. But he also dreams of revenge with Natacha the tigress, the mother of Maurice. The Great Warrior Tiger, mother and son must fight together to defeat the big bad, between explosive action scenes and family reconciliation.

Release date: Friday, 27 October 2017