2018 Movies

Christopher Robin (2018)

  • Genre: Family

A grown-up Christopher Robin, who is now focused on his adult life, work and family, is unexpectedly reunited with his old friend Winnie the Pooh and others from the Hundred Acre Wood.

The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller

A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive.

Skyscraper (2018)

  • Genre: Action

Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s SKYSCRAPER as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building…above the fire line. Image is from San Andreas (2015).

15: 17 to Paris (2018)

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller

Based on the true story of three Americans who were tasked with stopping a terrorist attack, while aboard a train bound for Paris.

Mowgli (2018)

  • Genre: Adventure

Blending live action and performance capture, the story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli (Rohan Chand) raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India.  As he learns the often-harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo (Andy Serkis) and a panther named Bagheera (Christian Bale), Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own.  All but one: the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. (Benedict Cumberbatch). But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins. The other story’s central animal characters are: Kaa, the snake (Cate Blanchett); the leader of the wolf pack, Akela (Peter Mullan); the scavenging hyena, Tabaqui (Tom Hollander); Nisha, the female wolf (Naomie Harris), who adopts the baby Mowgli as one of her cubs; Nisha’s mate, Vihaan (Eddie Marsan); and Mowgli’s Brother Wolf (Jack Reynor).

Slender Man (2018)

  • Genre: Horror

In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of SLENDER MAN. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim.

First Man (2018)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Biography, Drama

A biopic of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong detailing NASA’s dangerous mission to put a man on the moon. Based on the book by James R. Hansen.

Peter Rabbit (2018)

  • Genre: Comedy, Family

Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.

The House with a Clock in its Walls (2018)

  • Genre: Fantasy, Horror

10-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. His new home’s sleepy facade then comes to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches, when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead. Based on the John Bellairs novel of the same name.

Sea of Thieves (2018 Video Game)

  • Genre: Action, Adventure

Sea of Thieves is a new type of multiplayer game that delivers all you need to live the free-roaming pirate life. Whether adventuring as a group or sailing solo, you’ll encounter other crews… but will they be friends or foes, and how will you respond?

Overlord (2018)

  • Genre: Fantasy, History

On the eve of D-Day, American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. Image is from Hellboy (2004).

Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built (2018)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Biography, Horror, Mystery

Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no end. Constructed in an incessant twenty-four hour a day, seven day a week mania for decades, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To the outsider it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman’s madness. But Sarah is not building for herself, for her niece (Sarah Snook) or for the brilliant Doctor Eric Price (Jason Clarke) whom she has summoned to the house. She is building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts, and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters…

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

  • Genre: Action, Animation

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.

Proud Mary (2018)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Thriller

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

Henson became involved with the movie in January 2017, before Proud Mary had found a director. Helmsman Babak Najafi signed on to call the shots in February 2017, before principal photography started in April of that year. The title of the film seems to be taken from the song “Proud Mary,” which was originally recorded by Credence Clearwater Revival in 1969. Tina Turner did a cover version in 1988, which was used in the trailer for Proud Mary.

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Widows (2018)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama

When a gang of criminals are killed during a job-gone-wrong, their widowed spouses pick up where they left off. Poster is from the original 2002 TV mini-series that inspired the film.

Mary Magdalene (2018)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama

Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.

12 Strong (2018)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Drama, History

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

This film is based on a true story, using Doug Stanton’s book, Horse Soldiers, as its primary source of inspiration. 12 Strong has been in development for quite some time, with the script first bought by Walt Disney Pictures for producer Jerry Bruckheimer in 2009. The project eventually moved homes to Warner Bros. and started to pick up steam in 2016 when director Nicolai Fuglsig came on board. Fuglsig is making his feature film debut with the picture. Principal photography started in January 2017.

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Truth or Dare (2018)

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller

A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone – or something – begins to punish those who tell a lie – or refuse the dare.

Smallfoot (2018)

  • Genre: Animation

A Yeti becomes convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” are real and sets out to find them. Cover image is from Monsters, Inc. (2001).

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

  • Genre: Comedy

Three wealthy Chinese families prepare for the wedding of the year. Artwork is from the original novel by Kevin Kwan.

Den of Thieves (2018)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

This project will mark the directorial debut of Christian Gudegast, who previously penned the scripts for action films A Man Apart and London Has Fallen. In addition to being the helmsman, Gudegast also wrote the screenplay for Den of Thieves. Star Gerard Butler first signed on back in June 2016 and production began in January 2017.

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Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018)

  • Genre: Animation

When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big!  “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies” finds our egocentric, wildly satirical Super Heroes in their first feature film extravaganza – a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and tongue-in-cheek play on the superhero genre, complete with musical numbers.

It seems to the Teens that all the major superheroes out there are starring in their own movies – everyone but the Teen Titans, that is! But de facto leader Robin is determined to remedy the situation, and be seen as a star instead of a sidekick. If only they could get the hottest Hollywood film director to notice them. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their heart, the Teen Titans head to Tinsel Town, certain to pull off their dream. But when the group is radically misdirected by a seriously Super-Villain and his maniacal plan to take over the Earth, things really go awry.  The team finds their friendship and their fighting spirit failing, putting the very fate of the Teen Titans themselves on the line!

Will Arnett (“The LEGO® Batman Movie”) and Kristen Bell (“Frozen”) lend their voices to the first-ever big-screen version of DC Entertainment and Cartoon Network’s animated TV show, which also stars Greg Cipes (TV’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”) as Beast Boy, Scott Menville (TV’s “Spider-Man”) as Robin, Khary Payton (“The Walking Dead”) as Cyborg, Tara Strong (the “My Little Pony” franchise) as Raven, and Hynden Walch (TV’s “Adventure Time with Finn & Jake”) as Starfire, reprising their roles from the series.

The film is being directed by Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail, from a screenplay by Michael Jelenic and Horvath, based on characters from DC. Michail, Will Arnett and Peggy Regan are producing, with Sam Register, Jelenic and Horvath serving as executive producers. Apart from Arnett, all are “Teen Titans GO!” series contributors.

The Nightingale (2018)

  • Genre: Drama, War

Based on Kristin Hannah’s novel of the same name, The Nightingale tells the story of two sisters in France on the eve of WWII and their struggle to survive and resist the German occupation of France.