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April 2018 Movie Releases (with Trailers)

Let's see what's coming to the big screen this April in the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy genres, my corpulent cutthroats.


A Quite Place

Release Date: April 6th, 2018

PG-13|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary:
A family of four must remain silent in its isolated farmhouse to avoid mysterious creatures that use sound to hunt their prey.

Cast: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward

Director: John Krasinski

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Sunday Night, Platinum Dunes

The Endless

Release Date: April 6th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary:
Two brothers receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. Hoping to find the closure that they couldn't find as young men, they're forced to reconsider the cult's beliefs when confronted with unexplainable phenomena surrounding the camp. As the members prepare for the coming of a mysterious event, the brothers race to unravel the seemingly impossible truth before their lives become permanently entangled with the cult.

Cast: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Callie Hernandez, Tate Ellington, Lew Temple, James Jordan, Shane Brady, Kira Powell

Director: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Distributors: Well Go USA

Bus Party To Hell

Release Date: April 13th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary:
A party bus en route to Burning Man breaks down in the middle of the desert among a satanic cult. A massacre leaves survivors trapped on the bus, fighting for their lives and panicked that someone is not what he seems.

Cast: Tara Reid, Sadie Katz, Stefani Blake, Devanny Pinn, Demetrios Alex, Ben Stobber, ViDonna Michaels, Shelby Mccullough

Director: Rolfe Kanefsky

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Mahal Empire

Distributors: Gravitas Ventures


Release Date: April 13th, 2018

R|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary:
A young man and his younger siblings who have concealed the death of their mother to remain together are plagued by a sinister presence in their home.

Cast: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Kyle Soller, Nicola Harrison, Laura Brook

Director: Sergio Sánchez

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Mediaset, Magnet Releasing

Distributors: Magnet Releasing


Release Date: April 13th, 2018

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary:
After a childhood in captivity under the care of a man who taught her to fear the outside world, a young woman sees her new freedom shattered by a series of unsettling events.

Cast: Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif, Bel Powley, James LeGros, Mike Faist, Collin-Kelly Sordelet, Troy Ruptash, Arlo Mertz

Director: Fritz Böhm

Genres: Fantasy, Thriller, Horror

Production Co: IFC Films, Maven Pictures

Distributors: IFC Midnight

Truth or Dare

Release Date: April 13th, 2018


Plot Summary:
A seemingly harmless game of truth or dare turns deadly when someone -- or something -- begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse a dare.

Cast: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Nolan Gerard Funk, Hayden Szeto, Sophia Ali, Brady Smith, Aurora Perrineau

Director: Jeff Wadlow

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

Release Date: April 13th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary:
The crew of a horror web series travels to an abandoned asylum for a live broadcast. It soon encounters much more than expected as it moves deeper inside the nightmarish old building.

Cast: Ha-Joon Wi, Sung-Hoon Park, Seung-Wook Lee, Oh Ah-Yeon, Ji-Hyun Park, Yoo Je-Yoon, Ye-Won Mun

Director: Jung Bum-Shik

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Distributors: Well Go USA

God's Acre

Release Date: April 16th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary:
A destitute man needs to renovate and sell his house to pay off his debts, but a dreadful secret lies entombed within its walls.

Cast: Matthew Jure, Tom Benedict Knight, Debra Baker, Junade Khan, Richard Pepple, Amy Strange, Mark Rose, Roberto Gomez Martin

Director: J.P. Davidson

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama

Distributors: Uncork'd Entertainment

Corbin Nash

Release Date: April 20th, 2018

Not Yet Rated

Plot Summary:
A New York City cop transfers to Los Angeles to hunt for his parents' killer. Once there, he's brutally murdered and returns to life as the ultimate killer.

Cast: Dean S. Jagger, Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Rutger Hauer, Bruce Davison, Fernanda Romero, Richard Wagner, Thomas Q. Jones

Director: Ben Jagger

Genres: Action, Horror

Distributors: Gravitas Ventures

Ghost Stories

Release Date: April 20th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary:
Professor Phillip Goodman, psychologist and skeptic, has his rationality tested to the hilt when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three terrifying hauntings. Shaken by what he reads, Goodman embarks on a mission to find rational explanations for these ghostly stories. As Goodman investigates, he meets three tormented people, each with a tale more frightening and inexplicable than the last.

Cast: Martin Freeman, Andy Nyman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther, Paul Warren, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Nicholas Burns, Louise Atkins

Director: Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Distributors: IFC Midnight


The Humanity Bureau

Release Date: April 6th, 2018

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary:
In the near future, a government agency exiles unproductive members of American society to a colony known as New Eden. A caseworker soon makes it his mission to expose the bureau's secrets while also trying to save a banished woman and her young son.

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, Hugh Dillon, Jakob Davies

Director: Rob King

Genres: Action, Science fiction, Thriller

Distributors: Minds Eye International


Release Date: April 13th, 2018


Plot Summary:
Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, an extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla that's been in his care since birth. When a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, it causes George, a wolf and a reptile to grow to a monstrous size. As the mutated beasts embark on a path of destruction, Okoye teams up with a discredited genetic engineer and the military to secure an antidote and prevent a global catastrophe.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, P.J. Byrne, Marley Shelton

Director: Brad Peyton

Genres: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Production Co: New Line Cinema, ASAP Entertainment, Wrigley Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Gray Matter

Release Date: April 20th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary:
An extraterrestrial forces a young woman to help it hunt down and destroy another alien.

Cast: Alys Crocker, Michael G. Wilmot, Harry Edison, Tara Elizabeth, Shawn Swain, Lucas Hazen

Director: Greg Sager

Genres: Science fiction

Distributors: Indican Pictures

Avengers: Infinity War

Release Date: April 27th, 2018

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 36 min

Plot Summary:
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Josh Brolin

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Science fiction, Adventure

Production Co: Marvel Studios

Distributors: Walt Disney


Big Fish & Begonia

Release Date: April 6th, 2018

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary:
A 16-year-old girl embarks on a fantastical and dangerous adventure after transforming into a dolphin. When a boy sacrifices himself to save her, she uses magic to bring him back to life -- only to learn that this power comes at a serious price.

Cast: Stephanie Sheh, Johnny Yong Bosch, Todd Haberkorn, Fong Sung, Cindy Robinson, Goddess Wu, Cassandra Morris, Greg Chun

Director: Xuan Liang, Chun Zhang

Genres: Anime, Fantasy, Adventure

Distributors: Funimation, Shout! Studios