New Movie Releases 21 August 2015 – Sinister 2 & Hitman: Agent 47

Sinister 2 & Hitman: Agent 47

Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the weeks movie releases (21 August 2015) for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema.  Sinister 2 is out in both UK & US, but first the news…

Film News

Christian Bale to star in Ferrari Film? report that Christian Bale will team up with director Michael Mann in a film about Italian car magnate Enzo Ferrari. The film is due to start shooting next summer.

Top 10 Highest Paid Actresses List 2015 by Forbes

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So who do you think is the highest earning actress?  Well according to this is the top 10

1Jennifer Lawrence$52 Million
2Scarlett Johansson$35.5 Million
3Melissa McCarthy$23 Million
4Bingbing Fan$21 Million
5Jennifer Aniston$16.5 Million
6Julia Roberts$16 Million
7Angelina Jolie$15 Million
8Reese Witherspoonn$15 Million
9Anne Hathaway$12 Million
10Kristen Stewart$12 Million

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Movie Releases 21 August 2015

Sinister 2 (Horror)

  • Released UK / US (15 / R) 97 Mins
  • Stars: James Ransone ; Shannyn Sossamon ; Tate Ellington

This is the sequel to the 2012 horror film Sinister, following on from though the events, Courtney a protective mother (Shannyn Sossamon) and her 9-year-old twin sons move into a remote farmhouse. The family soon appears to be the target from a supernatural presence, which has targeted her son Dylan in particular, resulting in him acting oddly.

Vacation (Comedy)

  • Released UK (15) 99 Mins
  • Ed Helms ; Christina Applegate ; Chris Hemsworth ; Chevy Chase

Now grown up Rusty Griswold decides to recreate his childhood vacation for his kids by taking the family on a road trip to Walley World theme park, however all will not go well.

The Bad Education Movie (Comedy)

  • Released UK (15) 91 Mins
  • Stars: Jack Whitehall

So this is the big screen version of the TV series Bad Education.

Alfie Wickers is a bad teacher, but despite this no one cares about their pupils quite like Alfie does. With the exams over Alfie joins his class on the best school trip ever!

Hitman: Agent 47 (Action)

  • Released US (R) 96 Mins
  • Rupert Friend ; Zachary Quinto ; Ciaran Hinds ; Thomas Kretschnmann ; Hannah Ware

Assassin Agent 47 ( who was genetically engineered to be the perfect killing machine) is tasked with dealing with a mega-corporation who plan to unlock the secret of Agent 47’s past. With the aim to create an army of elite killers.

American Ultra (Action Comedy)

  • Released US (R) 96 Mins
  • Stars: Jesse Eisenberg ; Kristen Stewart ; Topher Grace

Mike (Jesse Eisenberg) is a seemingly luckless unmotivated stoner whose lives in a small town with his girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart). Unbeknownst to Mike he is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent.

In the split second Mike’s secret past comes back to haunt him, and he finds himself in the middle of a deadly government operation.

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Top 5 Box Office Films

US Box Office

  1. Straight Outta Compton
  2. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
  3. The Man From U.N.C.L.E
  4. Fantastic Four
  5. The Gift

UK Box Office

  1. Pixels
  2. Inside Out
  3. Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
  4. The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  5. Trainwreck


There are your movie releases this week, we loved Sinister but Sinister 2 does not look like a worthy sequel.