Movies Released This Week Oct 2 2015

The Martian & The Intern & more…

Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the new movies released this week (2 October 2015) for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema.  Including their movie trailers and the latest film news. First up is Matt Damon in The Martian which releases this week in all are covered regions.

So no the news..

Film News

Director John Guillermin Passes Away

John Guillermin passed away aged 89 on 27 September 2015 . The director is best known for The Towering Inferno, other films included I Was Monty’s Double & Death on the Nile


De Niro & Scorsese Film To Happen?

In a interview with Digital Robert De Niro comfirms his intention to make the film “I Heard You Paint Houses” with Martin Scorsese directing, sometime next year. It has also been suggested that Al Pacino and Joe Pesci may be cast. We will keep an eye on this story and let you know when we have more information.

Love films then check take a look at our review of The Innkeepers

Movies Released This Week

The Intern (Comedy)

Released 2nd October 2015 UK (12A) 121 Mins

Starring Robert De Niro ; Anne Hathaway ; Rene Russo

Ben Whitaker (Robert De Niro) is 70 old man who has retired, however when an opportunity to become a Senior Intern arrives he takes it.


The Martian (Sci-Fi)

Released 2nd October 2015 UK/US (12A / PG-13) 141 Mins

Starring Matt Damon ; Jessica Chastain ; Kristen Wiig ; Jeff Daniels ; Michael Peña ; Kate Mara ; Sean Bean ; Sebastian Stan ; Aksel Hennie ; Chiwetel Ejiofor

When a NASA manned mission to mar goes horribly wrong, astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind. However Mark Watney is alive and stuck on Mars with only his own resourcefulness to keep himself alive.


Macbeth (Drama)

Released 2nd October UK (15) 115 Mins

Starring Michael Fassbender; Marion Cotillard; David Thewlis; Elizabeth Debicki; Sean Harris; Jack Reynor; Paddy Considine; David Hayman; Ross Anderson; Maurice Roëves; Barrie Martin

This film is based on William Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Macbeth or he Scottish Play

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Movies Released Down Under

The Martian

Released AU /NZ 1st October 2015 141 Mins (Sci-Fi)



Released AU/ NZ 1st October 2015 113 Mins (Drama)



Released NZ 1st October 2015 111 Mins (Adventure)


The Intern

Released AU 1st October 2015 121 Mins (Comedy)


Top 10 Box Office Films

US Box Office

  1. Hotel Transylvania 2

  2. The Intern

  3. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

  4. Everest

  5. Black Mass

  6. The Visit

  7. The Perfect Guy

  8. War Room

  9. The Green Inferno

  10. Sicario


UK Box Office

  1. Everest

  2. Legend

  3. The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

  4. Miss You Already

  5. Inside Out

  6. Solace

  7. The Visit

  8. The Empire Strikes Back (Secret Cinema 2015)

  9. Pixels

  10. Bill


The must see film this week has to be The Martian starring Matt Damon, that’s the one were all going to see.

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