April Movie Releases at HOYTS

Can you believe April is here already? This year seems to be flying by. There are some great movies being released this month at HOYTS, including the early awaited “Challengers” starring Zendaya and the highly acclaimed, Civil War. The film stars Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Nick Offerman. Its plot follows a team of journalists who travel across the United States during a rapidly escalating Second American Civil War, which has engulfed the entire nation. Horror films are plenty with The First Omen, Late Night with The Devil and Abigail. From K-Pop to Amy Winehouse to a listening party for Pearl Jam’s newest album, music fans will find something they will love. Ryan Gossling stars in The Fall Guy, alongside Emily Blunt, which is loosely based off an 80s TV show of the same name.

Here are the April movie overviews and dates of releases:

April 4th

Before Dawn

Based on real-life war diaries, Before Dawn is an epic retelling of one of Australia’s biggest victories during WW1. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

Monkey Man

A recently released ex-felon living in India struggles to adjust to a world of corporate greed and eroding spiritual values. See it in HOYTS D-BOX Motion Recliners for an action-packed experience where you’ll feel every movie moment.

Richard the Stork and the Mystery of the Great Jewel

Enjoying wintering on a large lake in North Africa, Richard learns that this time he will not be entrusted with such an honourable and responsible mission as to lead the flight of a flock of storks home to the north. Not wanting to put up with this, he runs away on an independent journey full of dangers and adventures.
Screening at select HOYTS locations. Opens in VIC, QLD, ACT and WA on April 4. Opens in NSW and SA on April 11.

The First Omen

A young American woman ventures to Rome, ready to dedicate her life to the church. However, what begins as a noble path quickly spirals into a harrowing confrontation with darkness, shaking the very foundation of her faith. See it at the HOYTS Horror Night on Thursday, April 4 with your horror-loving friends. Available in D-BOX for a thrilling edge-of-your-seat experience in motion recliner seats.

The Tiger’s Apprentice

The story centres on a normal boy, Tom, who gets drawn into this world against his wishes when his eccentric grandmother turns out to be the guardian of the phoenix egg.

Viva La Vida (Mandarin, English Sub)

When the “brainless” Luu Tu (played by Peng Yuchang) encounters the “grumpy” Ling Min (played by Li Gengxi), two young individuals suffering from serious illnesses but with drastically different personalities, inadvertently embark on a healing journey filled with love and strength. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

April 10th

SUGA: Agust D TOUR ‘D-DAY’ THE MOVIE (Korean, English Sub)

The eagerly awaited film of BTS SUGA’s Encore Concert SUGA: Agust D TOUR ‘D-DAY’ THE MOVIE bursts onto the big screen worldwide! Screening at select HOYTS locations.

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (Hindi, English Sub)

When a masked enemy rises within the nation, mercilessly targeting the military by stealing the country’s most dangerous weapon, COLONEL AZAD sends his best officer to unearth two legendary from his unit for the mission: Brooding BADE MIYAN and cocky CHOTE MIYAN. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

Maidaan (Hindi, English Sub)

A journey undertaken by a single man over a span of 10 years in the pursuit of making a name for the nation. ‘Maidaan’, a true story of India’s greatest football coach, Syed Abdul Rahim -a story of the Golden Era of Indian Football, a story of true grit and unfathomable passion. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

April 11th

Back to Black

Follow the life and music of Amy Winehouse, who started out as a jazz singer to eventually become a Grammy-winning music superstar. See it first at the HOYTS Advance Screening on Wednesday, April 10.

Civil War

In the near future, a team of journalists travel across the United States during a rapidly escalating civil war that has engulfed the entire nation. Available in D-BOX.

Late Night With the Devil

October 31, 1977. Jack Delroy’s syndicated talk show ‘Night Owls’ has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

Robot Dreams

Based on the popular graphic novel by the North American writer Sara Varon, ROBOT DREAMS tells the adventures and misfortunes of Dog and Robot in NYC during the ’80s. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

Rascal Does Not Dream – Double Feature (Japanese, English Sub)

Double Feature Presentation featuring Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out and Rascal Does Not Dream of Knapsack Kid, concluding the High School Arc. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

April 16th

Pearl Jam – Dark Matter – Global Theatrical Experience – One Night Only

A musical experience set to be unlike any other record premiere event. Pearl Jam fans will be among the very first to hear the band’s new record Dark Matter on April 16 in select cinemas around the world. First in a dark cinema with just the music playing and then a second time experiencing the record with added visuals onscreen during playback. Screening at select HOYTS locations. Please note this is a listening event, not a film.

April 18th


Tashi, a tennis player turned coach, has transformed her husband from a mediocre player into a world-famous grand slam champion. To jolt him out of his recent losing streak, she makes him play a challenger event — close to the lowest level of the tournament on the pro tour. Tensions soon run high when he finds himself standing across the net from the once-promising, now burnt-out Patrick, his former best friend and Tashi’s former boyfriend. Get the girls together at the HOYTS Girls’ Night Out event and see it first on Wednesday, April 17.


After a group of would-be criminals kidnap the 12-year-old ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, all they have to do to collect a $50 million ransom is watch. See it at the HOYTS Horror Night on Thursday, April 18.

Freud’s Last Session

September 3, 1939. The World is on the Brink. A monumental session with two of the greatest minds of the twentieth century over the future of mankind. See it first at the HOYTS Advance Screenings from Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

SPY x FAMILY CODE: White (English Dub or Japanese with English Sub)

After receiving an order to be replaced in Operation Strix, Loid decides to help Anya win a cooking competition at Eden Academy by making the principal’s favourite meal. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

April 24th

The Fall Guy

He’s a seasoned stunt performer, facing the adrenaline of explosive action, thrilling falls, and daring crashes alongside his stunt community all for our entertainment. Fresh from a near-career-ending incident, this working-class hero must now embark on a mission to locate a vanished movie star, untangle a web of conspiracy, and reclaim lost love, all while juggling his day job. Get in on the action and see it in HOYTS D-BOX where motion recliner seats will put you at the heart of the stunts on the big screen.

aespa: WORLD TOUR in cinemas

Global hitmaker aespa’s first concert movie bursts onto the screen in cinemas worldwide! From February to September 2023 the group’s first world tour,aespa LIVE

TOUR 2023 SYNK : HYPER LINE, visited 21 venues across four continents. Now, step into the final chapter of their global tour journey with aespa: WORLD TOUR in cinemas. See it at HOYTS on Wednesday, April 24 and Saturday, April 27 only. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

April 25th


Directed by Academy Award® winner Guy Nattiv, Golda is a ticking-clock thriller set during the tense 19 days of the Yom Kippur War in 1973.

See it first at the HOYTS Advance Screenings on Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 29. Screening at select HOYTS locations.

April 26th

Boy Kills World

A dystopian fever dream action film that follows Boy, a deaf-mute with a vibrant imagination. When his family is murdered, he is trained by a mysterious shaman to become an instrument of death and is set loose on the eve of the annual culling of dissidents. See it first at the HOYTS Advance Screening on Friday, April 26.

What is on your list to see this month?