Cinema Releases 12 October 2018: First Man

Fancy taking in a movie at your local cinema over the coming days, then what you need is a complete rundown of all the latest releases along with their film trailers.

Well you’re in luck as Popcorn Cinema does just that every Thursday. One of the highlights this week is First Man, a film that sees Ryan Gosling play Neil Armstrong as he bids to become the first man on the moon.

Also out this week is the classic John Carpenter slasher movie Halloween (1978) returning to cinemas for a limited time. So settle back and grab some popcorn as we take you through all of this week’s new releases; these are the cinema releases for the 12 October 2018 in the UK & America.

Cinema Releases 12 October 2018

Bad Times At The El Royale (Thriller)

Released 12th October 2018 UK/US (15/R) 142 Mins

  • Distributor: 20th Century Fox
  • Starring Jeff Bridges; Cynthia Erivo; Dakota Johnson; Jon Hamm; Chris Hemsworth

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First Man (Drama)

Released 12th October 2018 UK/US (12A/PG-13) 141 Mins

Smallfoot (Animated Adventure)

Released 12th October 2018 UK (PG) 96 Mins

  • Distributor: Walt Disney
  • Voiced by Channing Tatum; James Corden; Zendaya; Common
  • LeBron James; Gina Rodriguez; Danny DeVito; Yara Shahidi
  • Ely Henry; Jimmy Tatro

Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween (Horror)

Released 12th October 2018 US (PG) 90 Mins

  • Distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Starring Wendi McLendon-Covey; Madison Iseman; Jeremy Ray Taylor
  • Caleel Harris; Chris Parnell; Ken Jeong

Pick of the Week

Halloween (40th Anniversary) (Horror)

Released 10th October 2018 UK (15) 106 Mins

  • Directed by John Carpenter
  • Distributor: Jade Films
  • Starring Donald Pleasence; Jamie Lee Curtis; Nancy Loomis; P. J. Soles

So what film will you be watching at the cinema this week?

Top 10 Box Office Films

What movies/films have we all been watching over the last week, time to find out as we take a look at the Top 10 Box Office Films in both the US and UK.


1NewVenomSony Pictures$80,255,756
2NewA Star is BornWarner Bros$44,258,051
3(2)SmallfootWarner Bros$14,402,559
4(1)Night SchoolUniversal$12,514,925
5(3)The House with a Clock in its WallsUniversal$7,332,665
6(4)A Simple FavorLionsgate$3,424,954
7(5)The NunWarner Bros$2,703,281
8(7)Crazy Rich AsiansWarner Bros$2,166,626
9(6)Hell FestCBS Films$2,083,759
10(8)The Predator20th Century Fox$947,358


1NewVenomSony Pictures£8,031,342
2NewJohnny English Strikes AgainUniversal£4,117,692
3NewA Star is BornWarner Bros£4,100,196
4(2)The House with a Clock in its WallseOne Films£902,203
5(1)Night SchoolUniversal£860,262
6(3)A Simple FavourLionsgate£484,975
7NewAida - Met Opera 2018 (Opera)Trafalgar£302,179
8(4)Crazy Rich AsiansWarner Bros£281,478
9(5)The NunWarner Bros£243,153
10(7)The WifePicture House Entertainment£228,950

Final Thought – Cinema Releases 12 October 2018

With the new Halloween film fast approaching it’s time to take a look at how to really make a horror masterpiece from the master of horror himself John Carpenter. Yes Halloween (1978) returns to cinemas for its 40th Anniversary for a limited time, this is a must see for all horror fans.