Filipinos loves watching movies, that thing is for sure. It is a way for us to divert our attention to another world allowing us to escape the realities that we are in at the moment, and it opens up a whole new world of wonders revealing before our eyes.
With just two months remaining before 2017 comes to an end, imdb.com and clickthecity.com have listed some of the hottest upcoming movies for the month of October that will surely satisfy your need for intriguing, unique and chart-topping films to hit cinemas nationwide.
October 4, 2017
Victoria and Abdul
Biography, Drama, History
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Based on the true story of Queen Victoria, the longest serving monarch in the history of England and a humble Indian servant named Abdul Karim strikes up an unlikely friendship. The lives of the two intertwined and so started a unique relationship between a teacher and student, Abdul being the teacher and Queen Victoria being his student.
Directed by: Prime Cruz
A story of a group of girls who are aspiring for a blissful 18th birthday celebration which turned out to be a bloody and horrific one. A mystery will be unveiled originating from their past and the curse cast that was casting upon them.
Directed by: Dennis Padilla
Following the success of his hit romantic film “Kita-Kita”, Empoy Marquez is yet to prove his charisma and acting talent with “The Barker” with another young and beautiful leading lady, Shy Carlos. As of this writing, no further details has been provided for the movie.
October 6, 2017
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Blade Runner is a story about a young blade runner’s discovery of a long buried secret which leads him on a quest to track down a former blade runner named Rick Deckard who has been missing for 30 years.
October 11, 2017
The Irregular at Magic High School the Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars
Animation, Action, Fantasy
Directed by: Risako Yoshida
With the changes of seasons and the coming of the second spring, Tatsuya and Miyuki have finished their first year at First Magic High School and are on their spring break. The two visit their villa at the Ogasawara Island archipelago and there they meet a lone young woman named Koko. There, Kokoa reveals her story of abandoning the Naval Base and tells Tatsuya her one wish.
October 18, 2017
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Directed by: Nattawut Poonpiriya
Lynn, a genius high school student who makes money by cheating tests, receives a new task leading her to set foot on Sydney, Australia. In order to complete the million-Baht task, Lynn and her classmates have to finish the international STIC(SAT) exam and deliver the answers back to her friends in Thailand before the exam takes place once again in her home country.
Directed by: Mike White
A trip to Boston with his college-bound son triggers a crisis of confidence for Brad Sloan as he reassesses his own life choices in a bittersweet comedy from writer and director Mike White.
Directed by: Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy
Theresa, a woman in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.
Happy Death Day
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Directed by Christopher Landon
College student (Jessica Rothe, La La Land) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.
October 19, 2017
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Directed by Dean Devlin
When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate start to attack Earth, it’s a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone on the face of the planet.
October 25, 2017
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.
The Mountain Between Us
Action, Adventure, Drama
Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
October 2017 (TBA)
Family, Comedy, Drama
Directed by: Cathy Garcia-Molina
“Seven Sundays” tells the story of the Bonifacio siblings, Allan , Bryan, Cha and Dex, who reunite after their father is diagnosed with cancer and have to deal with unresolved issues among themselves in the process.
Note: Schedules are subject to change without prior notice.