Always be in the know with what’s coming to the big screen and when, with STACK‘s guide to Australian cinema release dates. Check back regularly for schedule updates, and note that release dates can change without notice.

BLACKKKLANSMAN

In Cinemas: August 16, 2018
Starring: Adam Driver, Topher Grace, John David Washington
Director: Spike Lee

An African-American police officer from Colorado infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan and becomes head of the local chapter in this Spike Lee crime drama based on a true story.

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THE DARKEST MINDS

In Cinemas: August 16, 2018
Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Patrick Gibson
Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Sci-fi thriller starring Everything, Everything’s Amandla Stenberg, set following a bacterial outbreak that kills 98% of Earth’s children. Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of the Oscar-nominated Kung Fu Panda 2, helms.

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THE MEG

In Cinemas: August 16, 2018
Starring: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Winston Chao
Director: Jon Turteltaub

Jason Statham, Bingbing Li and Winston Chao star in this deep sea monster sci-fi thriller adapted from Steve Alten’s New York Times best-seller.

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BOOK CLUB

In Cinemas: August 23, 2018
Starring: Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda
Director: Bill Holderman

Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen are four lifelong friends whose lives change forever after reading 50 Shades of Grey at their monthly book club.

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THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS

In Cinemas: August 23, 2018
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph
Director: Brian Henson

A serial killer is targeting the members of an ’80s TV show in this Jim Henson Company (Labyrinth, The Muppets) mystery comedy starring Elizabeth Banks and Melissa McCarthy.

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CRAZY RICH ASIANS

In Cinemas: August 30, 2018
Starring: Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding
Director: Jon M. Chu

Three rich Chinese families prepare for the wedding of the year in this comedy starring Constance Wu (TV’s Fresh Off the Boat), Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Henry Golding.

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MILE 22

In Cinemas: August 30, 2018
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Malkovich, Lauren Cohan
Director: Peter Berg

Mark Wahlberg rejoins his Patriots Day director Peter Berg in this action thriller co-starring Indonesian action star Iko Uwais (Headshot).

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JULIET, NAKED

In Cinemas: September 6, 2018
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne, Chris O’Dowd
Director: Jesse Peretz

Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke and Chris O’Dowd star in this rom-com based on Nick Hornby’s novel about an indie rock obsession that leads to romance.

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THE NUN

In Cinemas: September 6, 2018
Starring: Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Charlotte Hope
Director: Corin Hardy

A priest is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of a nun in this spin-off of the supernatural horror The Conjuring 2.

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