Here Are 12 Movies That Will Be Screening Once Cinemas Reopen In July

It is time to go back to the big screen!

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1. Kaiji: Final Game

It's the year 2020. Just as the entire nation of Japan finishes hosting the Tokyo Olympic games, the economy suddenly spirals downward at breakneck speed. It is then Kaiji hears about his former labour camp boss, Otsuki, who has a successful illegal gambling business. Otsuki induces Kaiji to take part in a high-risk, high-reward game, designed to deceive the weak and give them a false hope of getting rich overnight. Kaiji takes on the challenge and unleashes the born gambler in him.

Genre: Suspense, thriller
Language: Japanese
Release date: 1 July

2. Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna

The team discovers that when they grow up, their relationship with their Digimon will come to an end. Upon the discovery, a mysterious Digimon Eosmon emerges and causes chaos to the world. The team has to make the choice of whether to save the world again even if it costs them their Digimon partners.

Genre: Anime, adventure
Language: Japanese
Release date: 1 July

3. Low Season

Due to her ability to see ghosts, which freaks out the people around her, Lin thinks she is cursed to stay single forever. After her break-up with her boyfriend, she travels to the mountainside for some alone time. She decides to go during the 'low season' to avoid meeting tourists who might annoy her. But while being there, she bumps into a group of people who have also come to heal their wounds at the peaceful resort. Most interestingly, she also meets a young scriptwriter who likes writing ghost stories.

Genre: Comedy, romance, horror
Language: Thai
Release date: 1 July

4. The Bridge Curse

A group of undergraduate students put an urban legend to the test. They attempt to cross a ghostly bridge - where a woman once took her own life - at midnight and anticipate an evil spirit upon them.

Genre: Horror, mystery, thriller
Language: Chinese
Release date: 2 July

5. 77 Heartwarmings

This sequel to 2017's romantic drama 77 Heartbreaks sees Adam and Eva gearing up for the next level of their relationship: marriage. However, they are worried whether they will be able to achieve happiness in their married life.

Genre: Romance
Language: Cantonese
Release Date: 9 July

6. Howling Village

A female psychologist approaches a seemingly abandoned tunnel. She hopes to find some clues about mysterious deaths happening around her, but only to find out there is a sinister place beyond the tunnel and her imagination, named 'Howling Village'.

Genre: Horror
Language: Japanese
Release date: 9 July

7. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

Class 1-A visits Nabu Island, where they finally get to do some real hero work. The place is so peaceful that it's more like a vacation - until they're attacked by a villain with an unfathomable Quirk.

His power is eerily familiar, and it looks like Shigaraki has a hand in the plan. But with All Might retired and citizens' lives on the line, there's no time for questions. Deku and his friends are the next generation of heroes and the island's only hope.

Genre: Anime, adventure, action
Language: Japanese
Release date: 9 July

8. Baba Yaga: Terror Of The Dark Forest

A young family moves into a new apartment on the edge of town and hire a nanny to look after their newborn daughter. After gaining the trust of the young parents, the nanny begins scaring their young daughter and older son, Egor, at night.

Egor tells his parents about their nanny's strange exploits but they don't believe him. One day, Egor comes home to find that his little sister has disappeared along with the nanny. His parents are in a strange trance-like state and don't remember ever having a daughter. All her toys and clothes have vanished along with her, as if she was never there.

Genre: Horror
Language: English
Release date: 9 July

9. Train To Busan 2: Peninsula

Four years after South Korea's total decimation in Train to Busan, the zombie thriller that captivated audiences worldwide, acclaimed director Yeon Sang-ho brings us Peninsula, the next nail-biting chapter in his post-apocalyptic world.

Jung-seok, a soldier who previously escaped the diseased wasteland, relives the horror when assigned to a covert operation with two simple objectives: retrieve and survive. When his team unexpectedly stumbles upon survivors, their lives will depend on whether the best - or worst - of human nature prevails in the direst of circumstances.

Genre: Action, horror, thriller
Language: Korean
Release date: 16 July

10. Inception (Re-release)

Cobb steals information from his targets by entering their dreams. Saito offers to wipe clean Cobb's criminal history as payment for performing an inception on his sick competitor's son.

The re-release is arranged by local cinemas in preparation for Christopher Nolan's upcoming movie, Tenet, which will be released on 13 August.

Genre: Science fiction, thriller
Language: English
Release date: 16 July

11. I Still Believe

This movie is based on the true story of music star Jeremy Camp. His remarkable journey of love and loss proves that there is always hope in the midst of tragedy.

Genre: Drama, romance
Language: English
Release date: 16 July 

11. Psiko - 4 Mantan

Four young women from different backgrounds - Sara, Airin, Rachel, and Amara - are brought together following the death of their ex-boyfriend, Alex. They are shocked to learn that Alex has left each of them a letter, stating that if they receive the letters after his death, then one of them is his killer. The four of them have no choice but to work together to find his real killer and uncover the truth behind his death.

Genre: Horror, thriller
Language: Indonesian
Release date: 23 July

12. Greenland

A family struggles for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster.

Genre: Action, thriller
Language: English
Release date: 30 July

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On 22 June, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri announced that cinemas can resume operations beginning 1 July:

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