Upcoming Movies: April 2018

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Upcoming Movies: April 2018

Margaret Hoff, Staff Writer

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It’s April, and the mass releases of new movies from March hasn’t stopped yet. There’s tons of new movies being released this entire month. The multitude of new movies brings an array of genres, meaning you can probably find one to suit you. So, let’s get into this month’s top five.


A Quiet Place (PG-13) April 6

In this modern suspenseful thriller written by John Krasinski, a family of four is forced to live in utter silence. The family is plagued by a group of mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. Any single sound, even the most quiet, could make them hunt you. Will they survive in this intimidating environment, or will they all be too loud? Find out in theatres on April 6.

Directed By: John Krasinski

Screenwriter: John Krasinski, Bryan Woods, Scott Beck

Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds

Genre: Suspense/ Thriller

Chappaquiddick (PG-13) April 6

Right before the moon landing of 1969, Ted Kennedy drives off of a bridge on Massachusetts’s Chappaquiddick Island. The tragedy results in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, a campaign worker of Kennedy’s. The investigation of the event leads to scandal, putting Kennedy’s future political legacy at risk. The film follows Kennedy as he struggles to follow his morals as well as protect his family’s name.

Directed By: John Curran

Screenwriter: Taylor Allen, Andrew Logan

Starring: Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern

Genre: Drama/ Thriller/ True Story


Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare (PG-13) April 13

A group of friends plays a game of truth or dare in Mexico, but their game doesn’t stop there. The game continues once they’re back home, but becomes much more sinister. Someone or something begins to punish those who lie or refuse a dare.

Directed By: Jeff Wadlow

Screenwriter: Jeff Wadlow, Chris Roach, Jillian Jacobs

Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Nolan Gerard Funk

Genre: Suspense/ Thriller/ Supernatural



Super Troopers 2 (R) April 20

After an international border dispute arises between the United States and Canada borders, a group of state troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit, and Farva are put on the job. They are the Super Troopers, and they must set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area. Unconventional police work follows and the result is Super Troopers 2.

Directed By: JayChandrasekhar

Screenwriter: Kevin Heffernan, Jay Chandrasekhar

Starring: Kevin Heffernan, Paul Soter, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske

Genre: Comedy/ Crime


Avengers: Infinity War (PG-13) April 27

All of the Avengers and their allies must unite to battle their most powerful and malicious enemy yet: Thanos. After completing his 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 felt more threatened, as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.

Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Screenwriter: Stephen McFeely, Christopher Markus

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen

Genre: SuperHero/ Sci-Fi/ Adventure/ Fantasy

All those movies look very interesting, but they might not be your taste. Don’t worry though, if these movies aren’t really your thing, there are still tons of other nationwide releases this month. I’m sure there’s at least one movie out there for you this month.


April 6

Blockers (R)

You Were Never Really Here (R)

April 13

Rampage (PG-13) 

Duck Duck Goose (PG)

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (PG)

April 20

Dolphins (G)

April 27

Animal Crackers (PG)

I Feel Pretty (PG-13)

Traffic (R)

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