This Summer is going to be cool and the list of 18 movies coming out is proof. Let’s dive into it, shall we?
Black Widow follows Natasha Ramanoff after the events of Captain America: Civil War. She connects with people from her past as she travels to Budapest.
Premiere Date: July 9 (Theatres and Disney+ Premier Access)
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh David Harbor among others
In The Heights
Directed by Jon M. Chu, In the Heights is based on Lin Manuel Miranda’s musical by the same name. It is about Usnavi, a boy who saves every penny from his job to follow his dream. Meanwhile he navigates through the community living in Washington Heights.
Premiere Date: June 11 (Theatres and HBO Max)
Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, and more
The Suicide Squad
People’s favorite misfits and villains are returning to the screens. And these mastermind criminals will do anything to break out of prison even if it means they have to join a secret task force called the Task Force X.
Premiere Date: August 6 (Theatres and HBO Max)
Stars: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Viola Davis, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Nathan Fillion among so many others
A Quiet Place: Part II
The sequel picks up right after the events of its predecessor. The Abbott family leaves their home to confront terrors while remaining silent. New friends are made, but pave the way for new enemies. It has been written and directed by John Krasinski.
Premiere Date: May 28 (Theatres)
Stars: Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Djimon Hounsou, John Krasinski, and more
The Green Knight
The Green Arthur is an imitation based on the Arthurian Legend that chronicles the life of King Arthur’s nephew as he sets out to fight the infamous Green Lantern to prove himself to the kingdom and the people he serves.
Premiere Date: July 30 (Theaters)
Stars: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Barry Keoghan, Ralph Ineson, and more
Army of the Dead
This Zack Snyder directorial follows a group that plans to execute the biggest money heist in history. It is set immediately after a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas.
Premiere Date: May 21 (Netflix and Select Theatres)
Stars: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, and more
The 9th installment of the Fast and Furious franchise comes racing this summer. The gang unites to face Dom’s brother Jakob (who is a deadly assassin FYI) as he joins hands with the hated villain Cypher. Jordana Brewster and Sung Kang reprise their roles in the film.
Premiere date: June 25 (Theatres)
Stars: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, John Cena, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Charlize Theron, and more
The film follows Estella de Vil who aspires to be a world renowned fashion designer. Cruella lets us sneak a peek into her past and what circumstances led her to becomes the villain as we know it in 101 Dalmatians.
Premiere Date: May 28 (Theatres and Disney+ Premium Access)
Stars: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, and more
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins
The movie follows the story of Snake Eyes, a lone fighter whose loyalties are tested when secrets from his past come to light.
Premiere Date: July 23 (Theatres)
Stars: Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Iko Uwais, Peter Mensah, and more
Space Jam: A New Legacy
A New Legacy follows LeBron James and his son Dom, who are trapped in a Serververse rules by a rogue AI. LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Lola Bunny, and more Looney Tunes characters. He does so to save his son and return home by winning a basketball game.
Premiere Date: July 16 (Theatres and HBO Max)
Stars: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Khris Davis, Sonequa Martin-Green, Cedric Joe, Jeff Bergman, Eric Bauza, Zendaya, and more
The Kissing Booth 3
The film picks up in the summer before Elle heads to college. In the meantime, she contemplates a big decision. She has to decide if she wanted to go to college with Noah across the country or follow her lifelong dream to go to school with Lee.
Premiere Date: August 11 (Netflix)
Stars: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, and more
Pixar movies are adorable, and this movie is proof. It follows Luca and Alberto as they enjoy a summer holiday in Italy. Luca and Alberto are not normal. They are sea monsters from a magical world below the sea. It comes this summer to help you feel cute.
Premiere Date: June 18 (Disney+)
Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Marco Barricelli, Saverio Raimondo, Maya Rudolph, Jim Gaffigan, Sandy Martin, and more
The film follows the secret sisterhood of deadly assassins through three generations. They decide to fight against the people who took away everything from them.
Premiere Date: July 14 (Netflix)
Stars: Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti, Chloe Coleman, Ralph Ineson, Adam Nagaitis, Michael Smiley, and more
The sequel releasing this summer is a sequel to the 1992 film of the same name. The film follows a couple (Anthony and Brianna) as they move into a new home and discover the legend of Candyman. Anthony looks into the legend and gets derailed doing it.
Premiere Date: August 27 (Theatres)
Stars: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, and more
Based on an infamous Twitter thread, it tells the story of Zola, the waitress when she strikes a friendship with Stefani. Stefani invites Zola to a weekend party. This duo then embarks on a road trip aiming to earn as much money as possible by dancing in strip clubs across Florida.
Premiere Date: June 30 (Theatres)
Stars: Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Nicholas Braun, Ari’el Stachel, Colman Domingo, and more
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
The documentary follows Rita Moreno as she journeys through life from her childhood and becomes one of the biggest TV and Movie stars. Rita takes the viewers behind the scenes of her biggest movies as she details how she became an EGOT winner and an icon.
Premiere Date: June 18 (Theatres)
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
The latest in the series is coming this summer; follows two paranormal investigators who are trying to save the soul of a young boy. The film looks at the first time in US history when a murder suspect claims to be possessed by a demon.
Premiere Date: June 4 (Theatres and HBO Max)
Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, Julian Hilliard, and more
The Last Letter from Your Lover
Based on the novel by the same name, the film follows Ellie Haworth, a journalist. She discovers a bunch of love letters from 1995. She decided to complete the forbidden love story of Anthony & Jennifer. As she starts doing exactly that, she embarks on a love journey of her own with an activist who helps her track down more letters.
Premiere Date: July 23 (Netflix)
Stars: Felicity Jones, Shailene Woodley, Callum Turner, Nabhaan Rizwan, Joe Alwyn, Ncuti Gatwa, and more
So here are 18 movies to make this summer worthy of your binge time. These movies should definitely be on your To Watch List.