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Directors: Travis Betz, Zac Blair
Writers: Todd E. Freeman (segment), Clint Kelly (segment)
Stars: Ali Arslan, Ilker Arslan, Anastasia Baranova
Release Date: 2 August 2016 (USA)
The fates of Henry - a cynical American correspondent who has lost his soul - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors and in charge of overseeing the news that journalists can send abroad, cross in Gernika.
Genres: Romance | War
Director: Koldo Serra
Writers: José Alba (story), Carlos Clavijo Cobos |
Stars: Burn Gorman, James D'Arcy, Jack Davenport |
Release Date: 9 September 2016 (Spain)
Also Known As: Guernica
Runtime: 110 min
When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
Genres: Drama | Thriller
Director: Rob Connolly
Writers: Rob Connolly, Kyle Mann
Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Tom Holland, Rachelle Lefevre |
Country: Canada | USA
Release Date: 12 August 2016 (USA)
Also Known As: Backcountry
Filming Locations: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Runtime: 89 min
Louise and Kasper want to become parents but Louise is unable to have children. She seals a pact with her Romanian maid, Elena, to bear Louise's child, but things don't turn out as they planned.
Genres: Drama | Horror
Director: Ali Abbasi
Writers: Ali Abbasi, Maren Louise Käehne
Stars: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Cosmina Stratan, Björn Andrésen
Country: Denmark | Sweden
Language: Danish | English | Norwegian | Swedish | Romanian
Release Date: 29 July 2016 (USA)
Runtime: 92 min
When her little brother, Martin, experiences the same events that once tested her sanity, Rebecca works to unlock the truth behind the terror, which brings her face to face with an entity that has an attachment to their mother, Sophie.
Director: David F. Sandberg
Writers: Eric Heisserer (screenplay), David F. Sandberg (based on the short film by)
Stars: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello
Release Date: 22 July 2016 (USA)
Also Known As: Lights Out
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
Champion gamer Max Troy discovers events in a new video game are being mirrored in the real world, and must join forces with the game's protagonist, Orson Creed, to unravel the conspiracy before the game's sinister plot overwhelms the city.
Genres: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Director: Nicholas Gyeney
Writers: Nicholas Gyeney (story), Nicholas Gyeney
Stars: Manu Bennett, Larenz Tate, Linden Ashby
Release Date: 22 July 2016 (USA)
Filming Locations: Seattle, Washington, USA
Liu Chenchen, a free-spirited young woman, rebels against her wealthy family and elopes with her boyfriend to join a cruise-bond treasure hunt. But what began as an innocent game with promises of great reward soon turns into a battle for survival when the contestants are thrown into a mysterious world of intrigue and chaos in the middle of the sea. Liu relies only on her wits and her new friends to survive, all the while unmasking foes and learning that nothing is what it seems. But as her companions are attacked one by one, Liu must do everything she can to escape.
Director: Zao Wang
Writers: Doudou (script writer), Zhou He (script writer)
Stars: Ruby Lin, Peter Ho, Mr. Black
Release Date: 1 July 2016 (China)
Also Known As: Cold Ship
Filming Locations: Qing Dao, China
A vacation to the Ozarks turns upside-down when bull sharks somehow infiltrate Arkansas' freshwater lakes and wreak havoc on a town's big fireworks festival.
Genres: Action | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Director: Misty Talley
Writers: Marcy Holland, Greg Mitchell (story)
Stars: Becky Andrews, Allisyn Ashley Arm, Charles Barber
Release Date: 30 July 2016 (Poland)
Also Known As: Summer Shark Attack
Runtime: 88 min
A new breed of aggressive, ravenous sharks cracks the frozen ocean floor of an Arctic research station, devouring all who fall through. As the station sinks into frigid waters, those alive must fashion makeshift weapons or suffer the same fate.
Genres: Action | Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi
Director: Emile Edwin Smith
Writer: Emile Edwin Smith
Stars: Edward DeRuiter, Jenna Parker, Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau
Release Date: 26 July 2016 (USA)
Runtime: 80 min
Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as 'Comfort Woman'. By the end of the war, only one of the girls survives. Decades later, an elderly lady attempts to reunite with the spirit of her lost friend. Inspired by the testimony of Kang Il-chul.
Release: 25 March 2016
Directors: Cho Jung Rae
Stars: Park Choong Hwan, Park Geun Soo, Yoon Jeong Ro
Five years after the East Coast was ravaged in 'Sharknado 3,' Fin and his family have been blissfully sharknado-free, but now sharks - and 'nados. - are being whipped up in places (and ways) that are completely unexpected.
Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi
Release: 31 July 2016
Directors: Anthony C. Ferrante
Stars: Carrie Keagan, Tara Reid, David Hasselhoff
When a lifeguard catches wind of a dangerous anomaly off the coast of San Diego, she commissions a band of unlikely heroes to assist her on a suicide mission to save the west coast from total destruction.
Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi
Release: 24 July 2016
Directors: A.B. Stone
Stars: Rachele Brooke Smith, Jeff Fahey, David Faustino
Pranabendu Das is a retired film exhibitor from a small-town in West Bengal. He owns a movie theatre 'Kamalini' named after his separated wife. With the advancement of technology and the arrival of the digital medium, this man was compelled to let go of his theatre which projected films only on celluloid. Prakash is unperturbed by his father, Pranab's condition. He is an opportunist, who would never give morality a chance while making himself an established businessman.
Genre: Drama | Family
Release: 13 May 2016
Directors: Kaushik Ganguly
Stars: Paran Banerjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Arun Guhathakurta
Soo-a seems to be a normal young woman, but one bad day she is kidnapped during broad daylight and in the middle of downtown. She is taken to a psychiatric hospital, locked up, getting drugs and is tortured. She doesn't know why all this is happening to her. To prevent herself from becoming insane, Soo-a secretly writes down the whole story in every detail. One year later, the TV-journalist Nam-soo receives a notebook.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Release: 7 April 2016
Directors: Lee Chul Ha
Stars: Jin Ho Choi, Jong Soo Kim, Sang Yoon Lee
A nobleman, Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), is falsely accused of an assassination attempt by his childhood friend and adoptive brother Messala (Toby Kebbell). He survives years of slavery under the Romans and attempts to get revenge by challenging his adoptive brother in a grand chariot race while being forever changed after a series of encounters with Jesus of Nazareth.
Genres: Adventure | Drama | History
Release Date: 19 August 2016 (USA)
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Writers: Lew Wallace (based on the novel by), Keith R. Clarke (screenplay)
Stars: Jack Huston, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer
In the wilds of the Pacific Northwest, two sisters (Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood) must fight for survival after an apocalyptic blackout leaves them without gas, water, electricity or cellphones.
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi
Release: 29 July 2016
Directors: Patricia Rozema
Stars: Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella