Serving up superheroes, thrillers and family-friendly comedies all dads can enjoy
MANILA, JUNE 16, 2022 – With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to dial up quality time together. Make it an occasion for the whole family to sit back, relax and bond with dad over these hit movies on HBO GO.
Two years of stalking the streets as the Batman (Robert Pattinson), striking fear into the hearts of criminals, has led Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City. When a killer targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the World’s Greatest Detective on an investigation into the underworld, where he encounters characters such as Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz), Oswald Cobblepot/aka the Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro), and Edward Nashton/aka the Riddler (Paul Dano). As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit, and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued Gotham City.
Richard Williams (Will Smith) is determined to write his daughters, Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena (Demi Singleton), into history. Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, training on Compton, California’s abandoned tennis courts – rain or shine – the girls are shaped by their father’s unyielding commitment and their mother’s (Aunjanue Ellis) balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. Based on the true story that will inspire the world, the Oscar®-winning KING RICHARD follows the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world’s greatest sports legends.
HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD
The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife, the infamous international con artist Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek). As Bryce is driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and total chaos.
Stream from Saturday, 18 June
From Academy Award®-winning director Tom McCarthy comes STILLWATER, a powerful and moving suspense film starring Matt Damon and Abigail Breslin. With his estranged daughter, Allison (Breslin), imprisoned in Marseille for a murder she insists she did not commit, unemployed oil rig worker Bill Baker (Damon) makes periodic visits to deliver supplies and news. When Allison presents her father with a new lead, he takes matters into his own hands and attempts to exonerate his daughter. Confronted with a foreign land he does not understand nor belong in, Bill struggles in his mission until he meets a local woman and her young daughter who help him uncover the truth and, along the way, discover a life that he thought was beyond his grasp.
THE CROODS: A NEW AGE
The Croods have survived their fair share of dangers and disasters, from fanged prehistoric beasts to being forced to come out into the light and leave their cave forever. But now that the pack has managed to navigate the end of the world, they will face their biggest challenge of all: another family.
THE CROODS: A NEW AGE features the voice talent of returning stars, led by Oscar®-winner Nicolas Cage as Grug Crood; Catherine Keener as Ugga Crood; Academy Award® winner Emma Stone as their daughter, Eep; Ryan Renolds as Eep’s boyfriend, Guy; Clark Duke as Eep’s brother, Thunk; and Oscar® winner Cloris Leachman as Gran Crood.
Driving in the heart of the Highlands, Edmond Murray (James McAvoy) receives a call from his ex-wife (Claire Foy), in tears. Their 7-year-old son went missing from a campsite. Soon it becomes clear that the child was kidnapped and the parents give way to despair.
MY SON was directed by Christian Carion and is an English language remake of a 2017 French Film which he also wrote and directed.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, THE ADDAMS FAMILY is an animated action-comedy that follows the titular family whose lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, Addams-style. Starring the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Better Midler and Allison Janney.
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Kimberly Pollard (On behalf of Warner Bros. Discovery)
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