When the weather is scorching hot outside, you’ll want to escape to the air conditioned theaters for some summer fun. Fortunately for you, the weather isn’t the only thing that is going to be hot this summer.
Here are the summer blockbusters that are guaranteed to heat up the big screen this summer.
Release Date: June 12
Cast: Chris Pratt, Judy Green, Ty Simpkins
The movie will take place twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park. The theme park on Isla Nublar is now a fully functioning dinosaur theme park. After 10 years of operation, visitor rates and popularity are declining. In efforts to revamp the park and gain more visitors, corporate creates a new attraction- a hybrid dinosaur. This backfires and it’s up to Owen and Jurassic Park’s security team to contain the hybrid dinosaur before more damage is done.
Release Date: June 19
Voice Cast: Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Phyllis Smith and Lewis Black
Set in the head of a young girl named Riley, this much-anticipated film will introduce us to her five emotions: Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness. These five emotions will lead her through the bumpy road of growing up. Riley and her family will be uprooted from her Midwest life to San Francisco for her father’s job and her emotions will all need to work together to navigate a new city, house and school.
Release Date: June 26
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Seth Macfarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman and Liam Neeson
In the sequel, Ted is now married. He and his wife want to have a baby, but to do so he must prove that he’s a person in a court of law.
Magic Mike XXL
Release Date: July 1
Cast: Channing Tatum, Amber Heard, Elizabeth Banks, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello
This sequel picks up three years after Mike quit his stripper lifestyle. Mike finds the rest of the Kings of Tampa and they all decide to do one last show in Myrtle Beach. We then follow the group while they make their way to their last performance.
Release Date: July 1
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney and Matt Smith
In the film, John Connor sends back Sgt. Kyle Reese to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future. Instead, he is returning to an unfamiliar version of the past and needs to reset the future
Release Date: July 10
Voice Cast: Sandra Bullock, Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
The movie follows Stuart, Kevin and Bob the minions as they search for their new master. We learn how minions were created and how they, now, have fallen into a deep depression. The trio’s journey leads them to Scarlet Overkill, whom they believe to be their potential master. Instead they find themselves trying to save their minion race from annihilation.
Release Date: July 24
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams and Rita Ora
The story follows a boxer as he fights his way to the top while his personal life around him is falling apart.
Which of these made your must-see movie list?
– By Stephen Reynolds, Editor