Always be in the know with what's coming to the big screen and when, with STACK's guide to future Australian cinema releases. Check back regularly for schedule updates, and note that release dates can change without notice.
Fist FightIn Cinemas: February 23rd 2017
Starring: Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan
Director: Richie Keen
Gone are the high school days when students would get into a fight and the entire cohort would surround them until a broke it up. Now it's the teachers' turn to get rowdy. When Andy Campbell accidentally gets a fellow teacher fired, he is challenged to an after school fight - but who will go running to their mummy first?
RingsIn Cinemas: February 23rd 2017
Starring: Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki
Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez
Set 13 years after the films starring Naomi Watts, the curse of Samara is updated for the internet age - but will it still be as terrifying? When her boyfriend becomes obsessed with the legend of a video that will kill you seven days after you watch it, Julia (Matilda Lutz) puts her life in danger to save him and uncovers an even more insidious horror.
T2: TrainspottingIn Cinemas: February 23rd 2017
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle
Director: Danny Boyle
20 years after they chose life, the original Trainspotting gang are back for an insane round two. Mark Renton is back in Scotland with his old pals Spud and Sick Boy but unfortunately the psychotic Begbie, who's just been released from prison, could put a damper on their reunion.
Jasper JonesIn Cinemas: March 2nd 2017
Starring: Levi Miller, Aaron L. McGrath, Toni Collette
Director: Rachel Perkins
Based on the novel by Craig Silvey, this quintessentially Aussie tale begins one fateful night, when Charlie Bucktin is shown the dead body of a young girl by Jasper Jones. Now the 13-year-old Charlie, who believes Jasper to be innocent, has the task of finding the real killer.
LoganIn Cinemas: March 2nd 2017
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant
Director: James Mangold
It's about time they made a fully-fledged Wolverine. Mutants aren't around as much as they used to be and while caring for the frail Charles Xavier, Logan finds and vows to protect a young girl who is more like him than he'd like to admit. Expect the decline in X-genes to be made up by an increase in blood and adamantium-fuelled rage.
Miss SloaneIn Cinemas: March 2nd 2017
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Director: John Madden
Being a formidable lobbyist is what Elizabeth Sloane does best. She anticipates all moves and counters them all like checking a mate. But the process of advocating for universal background checks pins her against her most powerful opponent yet. So the question is, will she take winning too far this time?
A Man Called oveIn Cinemas: March 2nd 2017
Starring: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg
Director: Hannes Holm
One of Snow White's dwarfs, specifically known as Grumpy, has found himself starring in a Swedish film. This heart-warming comedy is about a crotchety old man who becomes suicidal after losing his beloved wife. Doesn't really sound uplifting? Wait until an unexpected friendship surfaces after his new neighbours knock over his mailbox. Is that better?
Before I FallIn Cinemas: March 2nd 2017
Starring: Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Logan Miller
Director: Ry Russo-Young
A long and eventful weekday for high school senior Samantha Kingston ends in a high-speed truck collision that she couldn't possibly have survived. But she wakes up at the start of the very same day and begins reliving it, determined to put things right. Before I Fall is a modern Groundhog Day with life and death hanging in the balance.
A dog's purposeIn Cinemas: March 9th 2017
Starring: Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, Josh Gad
Director: Lasse Hallström
Have you ever thought about where your beloved pets came from? Not in terms of a breeder or RSPCA adoption, but rather before they were even born. A Dog's Purpose is a spiritual journey that tracks the reincarnation of a soul through many dog lifetimes and back to its first human owner. Be sure to bring tissues - most animal films will bring an easy tear to the eye.
A Few Less MenIn Cinemas: March 9th 2017
Starring: Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop
Director: Mark Lamprell
Nobody expected a sequel to 2011's A Few Best Men, and yet here it is. This Australian/British co-production picks up where the first film left off - best man Luke Clark's fatal fall from a cliff. Facing the fury of Luke's brother, the groomsmen must keep their mischief in check long enough to return the body to the UK.
Kong: Skull IslandIn Cinemas: March 9th 2017
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson
Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Set during the 1970s, a team of explorers and soldiers assemble to investigate an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean - home of some freakish and legendary monsters. After dropping some 'scientific instruments' (bombs) on the island, the resident king gets a little angry and the wrath of Kong is unleashed.
The SalesmanIn Cinemas: March 9th 2017
Starring: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi
Director: Asghar Farhadi
This Iranian/French film follows the lives of Rana and Emad, a young couple who lead the cast of a local performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. During the production's run, they are forced to move when their dilapidated home is deemed unsafe. But their relationship is tested when their new home's former owner - who reportedly earned a living as a prostitute - attracts some unwanted attention.
The Space Between UsIn Cinemas: March 16th 2017
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino, Gary Oldman
Director: Peter Chelsom
The old saying of "men are from Mars" is taken literally here. Following a mission to the red planet, the first human baby is born. 16 years later, the boy returns to the Earth for the very first time and is eager to find his unknown father. But time becomes short when our atmosphere and gravity begins to mess with his body. Think The Fault in Our Stars meets The Martian.
A Cure For WellnessIn Cinemas: March 16th 2017
Starring: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth
Director: Gore Verbinski
An executive sent to retrieve a company CEO from a peculiar spa in the Swiss Alps discovers there may be more than bubble baths and massages on offer. This old school throwback to creepy castle movies blends the medical horrors of David Cronenberg with the lunacy of Vincent Price.
LovingIn Cinemas: March 16th 2017
Starring: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Michael Shannon
Director: Jeff Nichols
Laws that prohibit the marriage of two people in love have never felt right, and Loving is one more nail in the coffin. Based on a true story and set in the late '50s and '60s, an interracial couple are harassed, jailed and banished from Virginia because of their marriage. Tired of being treated like criminals for their love, they decide to take their civil rights case all the way to the Supreme Court.
The Eagle HuntressIn Cinemas: March 16th 2017
Starring: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Narrated by Daisy Ridley
Director: Otto Bell
This Oscar-nominated documentary follows Aisholpan Nurgaiv's journey to become the first female eagle hunter in her home country of Mongolia. The ancient tradition of hunting with golden eagles has been passed down her family line from father to son for generations, and has been around for over 1,000 years. Now, this remarkable 13- year-old is about to change history?