10 Films We Can't Wait to Watch This October

From local to international releases, here are the most anticipated films premiering this month, so you can already start planning your movie nights! 

Premieres on: October 4 

Directed by Ruben Fleischer, Venom centers on Journalist Eddie Brock who's doing an investigation on Carlton Drake to try and take him down. While checking out one of Drake's experiment, his body merges with an alien called Venom, causing him to have superhuman strength and superpowers. It stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, and Riz Ahmed. 

Hell Fest
Premieres on:
October 10

Starring Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, and Bex Taylor Klaus, Hell Fest features a masked serial killer who terrorizes a group of friends - thinking that it's all part of the show - by turning a horror-themed amusement park into his own playground. 

Johnny English Strikes Again
Premieres on: October 10

The third film on the Johnny English comedy series, Johnny English Strikes Again follows the titular character who must use his analogue methods to search and catch the hacker who revealed the identity of all the active undercover agents in Britain. It stars Rowan Atkinson, Jake Lacy, and Olga Kurylenko. 

Premieres on: October 10

A Cinemalaya film based on the story of director Kip Oebanda himself, Liway is about a young mother who uses storytelling to protect her child from the realities of what life is like in prison. The film, set during Martial Law, stars Glaiza De Castro, Dominic Roco, and Kenken Nuyad. 

A Star is Born
Premieres on: October 10 

A Star is Born centers on a musician Jackson Maine who discovers - and falls in love - with struggling artist, Ally, bringing her into the spotlight. Just as her career takes off, her relationships start to break down, with Jack also trying to fight his battle with his own demons. The film stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

First Love
Premieres on: October 17

Directed by Paul Soriano, First Love is about a Ali, an impulsive girl in the waitlist for a heart transplant. She then meets Nick, who helps her realize the importance of seizing the moments in life and taking risks together, which gives them a fresh start at life. The film stars Aga Muhlach and Bea Alonzo. 

Premieres on: October 24

Halloween, which is a direct sequel to the 1978 film of the same name, is set 40 years after the original film. It follows Jamie Lee Curtis' Laurie Strode who is now prepared to face Nick Castle's Michael Myers years after his killing spree on Halloween night. 

The Girl in the Spider's Web
Premieres on: October 24

The Girl in the Spider's Web is based on a novel of the same name by David Lagercrantz. It follows computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist who gets caught in a web of spies and corrupt government officials. It stars Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, and Sylvia Hoeks. 

Bohemian Rhapsody
Premieres on:
October 31

Directed by Bryan Singer, Bohemian Rhapsody is a film which celebrates the music of Queen and their lead singer Freddie Mercury. It narrates the most important moments of the iconic band, from how they rose to fame to their reunion on the eve of Live Aid, which is known to be one of the greatest performances in rock music history. It stars Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, and more. 

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Premieres on: October 31

Starring Mackenzie Foy, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is about Clara who must find a key that would unlock a box with a priceless gift. It's during her journey that she encounters a soldier, and a gang of mice who watch over the three Realms. Joining Foy are Jayden Fowora-Knight, Hellen Mirren, and Keira Knightley. 

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