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Summer 2019 Movies: Spider-Man, The Lion King and More!

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June 13, 2019

One of the best things about summer is beating the heat with a blockbuster. It’s hard not to get excited by the lineup ahead of us over the next few months. After the record-breaking performance of Avengers: Endgame, the end of May saw great releases such as John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Rocketman.

Here’s a list of what to expect in June, July and August. We can’t wait!

June 14

The Dead Don’t Die

A pair of small-town cops (Adam Driver and Bill Murray) suddenly find themselves battling the dead, who have started coming back to life in this dark comedy.

Men in Black International

Thor co-stars, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, are members of the MiB London bureau tasked with investigating extraterrestrial crimes in this newest installment of the franchise made popular by Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.


If you’ve ever longed to see Richard Roundtree return to this iconic title role, you’re in luck. This film follows three generations of Shaft (starring Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jessie T. Usher) as they uncover the truth about a close friend’s death.

June 21

Child’s Play

The legendary Mark Hamill lends his voice to the famed killer doll, Chuckie, in this reimagining of the 1980s horror classic. After overriding its child-friendly programming, a high-tech toy embarks on a killing spree.

Toy Story 4

Can you believe it’s been 24 years since we first met Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen) and the rest of Andy’s toys? In this fourth film in the beloved franchise, a homemade toy named Forky (Tony Hale) gets separated during a road trip and the gang embarks on a daring rescue mission.

June 26

Annabelle Comes Home

Fans of the Annabelle horror franchise will flock to see this newest film which follows the Warrens (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson) after they’ve placed the evil doll in their artifact room where she brings other spirits to life.

July 2

Spider-Man: Far From Home

On a trip to Europe with his classmates, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) meets Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) who “requests” that he team up with Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) to take on some unusual foes.

July 12

21 Bridges

An NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) must track down a pair of cop killers after uncovering a conspiracy. To prevent them from escaping Manhattan, the whole city goes into lockdown.


During a hurricane, a Florida woman becomes trapped inside a flooding home where she’s forced to fight off the alligators who have begun hunting her.


The life of an Uber driver (Kumail Nanjiani) gets a lot more complicated after his latest fare ends up being a cop (Dave Bautista) who’s trying to track down a killer.

July 19

The Lion King

This “live-action” retelling of the 1994 animated film features a strong cast including Donald Glover (Simba), Beyoncé (Nala), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa) and, of course, James Earl Jones is back as Mufasa!

July 26

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film is set in 1969 and follows an actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), his stunt man (Brad Pitt) and, somehow, convicted mastermind, Charles Manson.

August 2

Dora and the Lost City of Gold

In this live-action film adapted from the popular animated Nickelodeon series, we follow Dora (Isabella Moner) as she navigates the jungles of South America in search of the lost Incan city to rescue her parents (Michael Peña and Eva Longoria).

Hobbs & Shaw

This spinoff of the Fast & Furious franchise centers on federal agent, Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), who must team up with former bad guy, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), to take down an impressive foe (Idris Elba).

August 9

Brian Banks

Based on true events, this film tells the story of the former NFL player who spent nearly six years in prison after being wrongly convicted of rape during his junior year of high school.

The Kitchen

A trio of mobster wives (Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss), take over their husbands’ businesses after they’re taken into custody by the FBI in the 1970s.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Guillermo del Toro draws inspiration from the popular children’s novels to bring us a story from 1968 about a group of teenagers who find a mysterious book written by a troubled young girl many years ago.

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