10 Must-See Movies Coming to Worcester Theaters in April

by | Apr 1, 2019 | Entertainment, Events, Film

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WORCESTER – Well, it’s finally here.

April 2019 marks the month of the most-anticipated film release in years, Avengers: Endgame — the climactic finish to the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

In our newest monthly feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com will list the best films to look forward to that are coming each month to theaters in the Worcester area — namely, Showcase Cinemas North in WorcesterBlackstone Valley: Cinema de Lux in Millbury, and Regal Cinemas at the Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough.

In April, their are several blockbusters to look forward to even beyond Avengers, including: the reboot of Stephen King’s Pet Semetary, the R-Rated take on the Dark Horse comic book Hellboy and DC Comics’ Shazam!.

Here are 10 films to look forward to in April:

April 5:


From IMDB.com: “We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word – SHAZAM! – this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero Shazam.”


Pet Sematary

From IMDB.com: “Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.”


The Best of Enemies

From IMDB.com: “Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.”

April 12


From IMDB.com: “Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.”



From IMDB.com: “A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.”


Missing Link

From IMDB.com: “Mr. Link recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, this trio of explorers travel the world to help their new friend.”



From IMDB.com: “A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship. Based on the novel by Anna Todd.”

April 17


From IMDB.com: “The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic.”


April 19

The Curse of La Llorona

From IMDB.com: “Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.”

April 26

Avengers: Endgame

From IMDB.com: “After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe.”

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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]