New Movies This Week: The Meg, Down a Dark Hall and more!

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Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this August 8, 2018 you'll see on the big screen first.

The Meg 

Directed by Jon Turteltaub, it follows an expert deep sea diver as he rescues a group of scientists trapped beneath the ocean after an attack from a 75-foot Megalodon: a prehistoric creature previously thought to be extinct. It stars Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis.


 

Down a Dark Hall 

Directed by Rodrigo Cortés, it is based on the novel of the same name by Lois Duncan. Kit Gordy, a new student at the exclusive Blackwood Boarding School, confronts the institution's supernatural occurrences and dark powers of its headmistress. It stars AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman and Isabelle Fuhrman.


 

Kuntilanak 

Directed by Rizal Mantovani, it is the third film in a trilogy. It follows a group of kids who explore a haunted house and prove that the stories of Kuntilanak are real in order to win a reality TV show: which they prove when it appears to them in a mirror and begins to haunt them. The film stars Sandrinna Michelle, Aurélie Moeremans and Fero Walandouw.


 

The Little Mermaid 

Written and directed by Blake Harris, it is loosely based on the original Hans Christian Andersen novel of the same name. A young reporter and his niece discover a beautiful and enchanting creature they believe to be the real little mermaid. It Gina Gershon, William Moseley and Jared Sandler.


 

Dito Lang Ako 

Directed by Roderick P. Lindayag, it tells the story of Nelia who waits outside a store in Timog hoping to see Delfin, a man she lost 40 years ago, to come back. Unwilling to forget the romance she spent with him, she recalls their tale in the 1970s. It stars Michelle Vito, Jon Lucas and Akihiro Blanco. 


 

The Wife 

Directed by Björn Runge, the film follows a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, who is set to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. It stars Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater.


 

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