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New Movie Releases in Malaysia: Oct 2018

Another month filled with horror, drama, and action movies for your viewing pleasure.

Beddua: The Curse (Turkey)

Melel, Burcu, Eda, and Ayla are four high-school friends. Years have passed since their graduation, but they have not broken apart. Their lives, after they meet with a shaman woman named Havel, will change completely and will not be the same again. These four girls, who lives in Bursa, come face-to-face with the real story of the face of the curse.

Release date: 4 Oct
Genre: Horror
Stars: Mustafa Dok, Beyzanur Mete, Esma Soysal
Link: imdb.com/title/tt7738930

2359: The Haunting Hour (Chinese)

Following the box office success of 23:59, The franchise 2359: The Haunting Hour continues to tell horror encounters of camp mates during their army days. This time, the movie features a trifecta of horror stories spanning over different critical eras in the history of Singapore’s National Service. The various eras will be represented by the iconic uniforms of the time.

Release date: Oct 4
Genre: Horror
Stars: Mark Lee, Wang Lei, Noah Yap, Richie Koh, Tay Yin Yin, Melody Low, Natalia Ng
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/2359-the-haunting-hour

Project Gutenberg (Chinese)

A mastermind with the code name “Painter” and his counterfeiting gang are being hunted by the Hong Kong police. Their criminal activities have gone global but it is hard to distinguish the authenticity of their counterfeits as they possess exceptional counterfeiting skills. Due to this, a painter, Lee Man, is called in to assist with the case.

Release date: 4 Oct
Genre: Adventure/Drama/ Thriller
Stars: Chow Yun Fat, Aaron Kwok
Link: imdb.com/title/tt7183578

Promoted

96 (Tamil)

A mute girl falls in love with a rogue and tries changing his life for good. Will the change be perennial? Or will it be temporary? New surprises that life brings on forms the crux of the story.

Release date: 4 Oct
Genre: Drama
Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha Krishnan
Link: gsc.com.my/html/movie_page.aspx?M_MovieID=3156

Venom

One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and bad-ass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.

Release date: 4 Oct
Genre: Action/Horror/Sci-Fi
Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate
Link: gsc.com.my/html/movie_page.aspx?M_MovieID=2822

The Extraordinary Journey Of Fakir

Ajatashatru Lavash Patel has lived all his life in a small Mumbai neighborhood tricking people with street magic and fakir stunts. He sets out on a journey to find his estranged father, but instead gets dragged on a never-ending adventure.

Release date: 5 Oct
Genre: Drama
Stars: Dhanush, Bérénice Bejo, Erin Moriarty
Link: gsc.com.my/html/movie_page.aspx?M_MovieID=3130

The School

Promoted

Amy awakes gasping for air from out of a dank bathtub and finds herself in what seems to be an abandoned old school. The School is dark and terrifying, and the flaking walls show children’s drawings of an occult like worship of a teenage boy Zac. It is not long before she is taken prisoner by Zac and the feral hoard of children he lords over.

Release date: 11 Oct
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Stars: Megan Drury, Will McDonald, Alexia Santosuosso, Milly Alcock
Link: imdb.com/title/tt6072502

A Simple Favor

Stephanie is a mummy blogger and her best friend Emily is married to Sean. One day, Emily goes missing without a trace. To uncover the mystery of her disappearance, Stephanie and Sean team up to search for her that later reveals a complicated truth which leads to twists and betrayals.

Release date: 11 Oct
Genre: Crime/Mystery
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/a-simple-favor

Bad Times At The El Royale

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell.

Release date: 11 Oct
Genre: Action/Drama
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Jon Hamm, Dakota Johnson
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/bad-times-at-the-el-royale

First Man

This biography-drama film follows the story of Neil Armstrong and his journey to becoming the first human being to ever step on the Moon. It focuses on the years leading up to Armstrong’s Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

Release date: 11 Oct
Genre: Biography/Drama
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Corey Stoll, Kyle Chandler
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/first-man

Kalla: Hidup Atau Mati (Malay)

Ezahar is a lecturer and married to Sherina. They live a happy life. One day, Ezahar watched his wife died during a building collapsed caused by a terrorist group called ‘KALLA’. Ezahar experienced emotional disturbances as a result of the incident. However, the presence of an unidentified individual says his wife Sherina is still alive and the terrorist group ‘KALLA’ is looking for Sherina makes Ezahar being mistaken all this time. Ezahar sought to find his wife with the help of Uyun, former member of terrorist ‘KALLA’. Is Ezahar looking for his allegedly alive wife? And who is Uyun? Watch this thrilling movie in the cinema near you this October 11th.

Release date: 11 Oct
Genre: Action
Stars: Faizal Hussein, Farali Khan, Vanida Imran, Azhan Rani, Haeryanto Hassan
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/kalla-hidup-atau-mati

Destination Wedding (Rescheduled release)

The socially awkward Frank and Lindsay meet on their way to a destination wedding and soon discover they have a lot in common: they both hate the bride, the groom, the wedding, themselves, and each other. As the weekend’s events continually force them together, they find that if you verbally spar with someone long enough, anything can happen. When debate gives way to desire, they must decide which is stronger – their hearts of their common sense.

Release date: 11 Oct (rescheduled from Sept 20)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder
Link: imdb.com/title/tt6987770

Halloween

This sequel follows the events that take place 40 years after 1978’s “Halloween”. Laurie Strode, a survivor of masked psychopath Michael Myers’ killing spree, will have to face him once again in one final showdown.

Release date: 18 Oct
Genre: Horror
Stars:Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/halloween

Hotel Soul Good (Chinese)

Mei Qi lives in Children’s Home since her childhood, and now at the age of 30, she is a senior executive in a hotel. But she was betrayed, lost her job, and boyfriend. To make things worse, Mei Qi was hit by meteor shower fragments and was seriously injured, leaving her in a coma. Her heartbeat stopped for 7 minutes and after she woke up, she was able to see the ancient spirits. The 3 ghosts stayed with Mei Qi’s, however, they are kind and do not scare others but bring about happiness, so she establishes a themed hotel to make guests laugh and bring them happiness.

Release date: 18 Oct
Genre: Comedy
Stars: Chrissie Chau, Louis Cheung, Eric Kot, Maggie Shiu, Richard Ng
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/hotel-soul-good

Malicious

When a pregnant newlywed suffers a traumatic event, she finds herself haunted – and connected – to a malicious entity that has possessed her unborn child. A mother and her child are forever bonded and connected – even at the cellular level. Recent studies have shown that fetal cells from a regnancy remain in the mother’s bloodstream for the rest of her life…whether she carried the baby to term, miscarried, or even if she had an abortion

Release date: 18 Oct
Genre: Horror
Stars: Josh Stewart, Bojona Novakovic, Melissa Bolona, Delroy Lindo
Link: https://tgv.com.my/movies/malicious

Papillon

Based on the best-selling autobiography of the same name, the story follows Henri “Papillon” Charriere, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld. He is condemned to life in a South American prison after getting framed for murder. To regain freedom, he forms an alliance with counterfeiter Louis Dega, who agrees to finance Papillon’s escape in exchange for protection.

Release date: 18 Oct
Genre: Biography/Crime/Drama
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Roland Møller, Tommy Flanagan
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/papillon

Sabrina

Maira is married to Aiden, a doll maker who also owns a toy company. They have an adopted daughter, Aiden’s niece Vanya, who is still coping with the loss of her birth mother. Wanting to summon her late mother, Vanya plays Charlie’s Pencil. However, strange occurrences begin to take place after playing it. Even worse, Maira starts being terrorised by the Sabrina doll.

Release date: 18 Oct
Genre: Horror
Stars: Luna Maya, Christian Sugiono, Sara Wijayanto
Link: gsc.com.my/html/movie_page.aspx?M_MovieID=3067

Gol and Gincu Vol.2

Gol & Gincu Vol. 2 tells a story about Zakiah (Zak) and Zakiah (Yaya) who are two self-centered University students with the same name but very different personalities. Hauled up by the University board after a public fight that goes viral on social media, the girls face disciplinary action which means hours of community work to set a good example. They volunteer at a troubled teenage girls home run by Jijie. Zak and Yaya proceed to carry out their obligatory punishment but realize its not as easy as they think. Can they set aside their mobile phones and prejudices to really be useful to Jijie and the teenage girls or will they make matters worse by being there. And what was the fight all about anyway?

Release date: 25 Oct
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Stars: Diana Danielle, Ummi Nazeera, Sazzy Falak, Sharifah Amani, Syafiq Kyle, Aedy Ashraf, Jad Hidhir, Intan Serah, Tiara Anchant
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/gol-gincu-vol-2

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Slappy the dummy returns to wreak more havoc. This time, he plans to create a Halloween apocalypse. A group of teenagers will have to try and stop the ventriloquist doll from doing so.

Release date: 25 Oct
Genre: Adventure/Comedy/Family
Stars: Jack Black, Madison Iseman, Odeya Rush, Ben O’Brien, Caleel Harris
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/goosebumps-2-haunted-halloween

Hunter Killer

Gerard Butler, Common and Gary Oldman star in this adrenaline rush action blockbuster about an American submarine commander and his team of elite special forces sent deep in Russian waters to storm and attack into Russia in order to save the elected Russian President in the midst of deathly military coup.

Release date: 25 Oct
Genre: Adventure/Action
Stars:Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common, Linda Cardellini
Link: tgv.com.my/movies/hunter-killer

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