Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this August 22, 2018 you'll see on the big screen first.
Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation
Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, it is the third installment in the Hotel Transylvania franchise. Count Dracula and company participate in a cruise for sea-loving monsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family. The film features the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Keegan-Michael Key and more.
Crazy Rich Asians
Directed by Jon M. Chu, it is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Kevin Kwan. The film follows a young Asian-American woman who travels to meet her boyfriend's family, only to find them to be among the richest in Singapore. It stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Nico Santos, Lisa Lu, Ken Jeong, and Michelle Yeoh.
The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion
Directed by Park Hoon-jung, it is a revenge thriller film about a high school student with amnesia who tries to uncover what has happened to her – all leading her into deeper troubles ultimately revealing a darkness she could not have imagined. It stars Woo-sik Choi, Min-soo Jo and Da-mi Kim.
Directed by Sylvain White, it is based on the character of the same name. In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn't actually exist - until one of them mysteriously goes missing. It stars Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair, and Annalise Basso and Javier Botet.
Directed by Joyce Bernal, it is a Filipino adaptation of the Korean film of the same name which follows Fely, an elderly woman who finds second chance at youth after a visit to a mysterious photo studio. It stars Sarah Geronimo, James Reid and Xian Lim.
Directed by Clive Tonge, the film follows criminal psychologist Kate Fuller who investigates the murder of a man and is followed by an ancient demon who kills people in their sleep. It stars Olga Kurylenko, Craig Conway, Javier Botet and Rosie Fellner.
Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie.
The First Purge
Directed by Gerard McMurray, it is the fourth installment in The Purge franchise and is the prequel depicting the origins of the first annual Purge which is a 12-hour span once a year where all crime in America is legal. The film stars Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade and Steve Harris.