Get ready for summer blockbuster season! Whether you’re a comic book fan, a horror fan, or just a lover of classic big-screen action, there’s something for everyone premiering this summer. Check out the biggest movies hitting theaters (and streaming) this summer below.
Summer Movies Already Out
Flamin’ Hot – June 9, Hulu and Disney+
This is the inspiring true story of Richard Montañez who as a Frito Lay janitor disrupted the food industry by channeling his Mexican heritage to turn Flamin’ Hot Cheetos from a snack into an iconic global pop culture phenomenon.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts – June 9, Theaters
During the ’90s, a new faction of Transformers – the Maximals – join the Autobots as allies in the battle for Earth.
Asteroid City – June 16, Theaters
The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer convention is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events in the latest flick from Wes Anderson.
The Blackening – June 16, Theaters
Seven black friends who go away for the weekend only to find themselves trapped in a cabin with a killer who has a vendetta. Will their street smarts and knowledge of horror movies help them stay alive? Probably not.
Elemental – June 16, Theaters
Described as Pixar’s first rom-com, the story follows Ember and Wade in a city where fire-, water-, land- and air-residents live together.
Extraction 2 – June 16, Netflix
Chris Hemsworth returns as Tyler Rake in Extraction 2, the sequel to Netflix’s blockbuster action film Extraction. After barely surviving the events of the first movie, Rake is back as the Australian black ops mercenary, tasked with another deadly mission: rescuing the battered family of a ruthless Georgian gangster from the prison where they are being held.
The Flash – June 16, Theaters
Barry Allen uses his super speed to change the past, but his attempt to save his family creates a world without superheroes, forcing him to race for his life in order to save the future.
Love Gets A Room – June 23, Theaters
Inspired by true events during the 1942 Nazi occupation of Poland, LOVE GETS A ROOM is the story of a Jewish stage actress who must make the gut-wrenching decision to follow her heart or escape the Warsaw ghetto.
Nimona – June 23, Netflix
When a knight in a futuristic medieval world is framed for a crime he didn’t commit, the only one who can help him prove his innocence is Nimona — a mischievous teen who happens to be a shapeshifting creature he’s sworn to destroy
No Hard Feelings – June 23, Theaters
On the brink of losing her home, Maddie finds an intriguing job listing: helicopter parents looking for someone to bring their introverted 19-year-old son out of his shell before college. She has one summer to make him a man or die trying.
The Perfect Find – June 23, Netflix
After a high-profile firing, Jenna’s (Gabrielle Union) fashion career comeback hits a snag when she falls for a charming, much younger co-worker (Keith Powers) — who happens to be her boss’ son. As sparks fly, Jenna must decide if she’ll risk it all on a secret romance.
BARBIE NATION: An Unauthorized Tour – June 27, VOD
Before Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie take you to Barbieland, you can catch Barbie Nation. The film fearlessly delves into the depths of Barbie’s dreamhouse, intimately exploring the peculiar ways in which people have embraced Barbie throughout history – and the doll’s own saucy rise from a German sex toy to the savior of Mattel.
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny – June 30, Theaters
Harrison Ford returns as archaeologist Indiana Jones, racing against time to retrieve a legendary artifact that can change the course of history.
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken – June 30, Theaters
In this animated film, a shy adolescent learns that she comes from a fabled royal family of legendary sea krakens and that her destiny lies in the depths of the waters, which is bigger than she could have ever imagined.
Wham! – July 5, Netflix
This documentary follows the iconic band, charting their incredible journey from school friends to superstars.
Insidious: The Red Door – July 7, Theaters
The fifth and final chapter in the Insidious franchise picks up with the Lamberts 10 years after the last installment, as Dalton begins college.
Joy Ride – July 7, Theaters
Four Asian-American friends bond and discover the truth of what it means to know and love who you are, while they travel through Asia in search of one of their birth mothers.
The Out-Laws – July 7, Netflix
Owen Browning (Adam Devine) is a straitlaced bank manager about to marry the love of his life, Parker (Nina Dobrev). When his bank is held up by the infamous Ghost Bandits during his wedding week, he believes his future in-laws (Pierce Brosnan and Ellen Barkin), who just arrived in town, are the infamous Out-Laws.
Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning – July 12, Theaters
Tom Cruise returns for part one of this chapter of Mission: Impossible. Ethan Hunt and his IMF team must track down a dangerous weapon before it falls into the wrong hands.
Bird Box Barcelona – July 14, Netflix
An expansion of the film that riveted audiences in 2018. After a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, Sebastian must navigate his own survival journey through the desolate streets of Barcelona. As he forms uneasy alliances with other survivors and they try to escape the city, an unexpected and even more sinister threat grows.
Barbie – July 21, Theaters
To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken.
Oppenheimer – July 21, Theaters
The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
Stephen Curry: Underrated – July 21, Apple TV+
This documentary chronicles the remarkable coming-of-age story of one of the most influential, dynamic and unexpected players in the history of basketball: Stephen Curry.
They Cloned Tyrone – July 21, Netflix
A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio (John Boyega, Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris) onto the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this pulpy mystery caper.
Happiness for Beginners – July 27, Netflix
Helen (Ellie Kemper) has always lived her life as far from the edge as possible. Newly divorced, she joins a quirky group of strangers on a survival course for the “adventure of a lifetime” with the hope of learning how to live — and love — again.
The Beanie Bubble – July 28, Apple TV+
Why did the world suddenly treat stuffed animals like gold? Ty Warner was a frustrated toy salesman until his collaboration with three women grew his masterstroke of an idea into the biggest toy craze in history. “The Beanie Bubble” is an inventive story about what and who we value, and the unsung heroes whose names didn’t appear on the heart-shaped tag.
Haunted Mansion – July 28, Theaters
A single mom named Gabbie hires a tour guide, a psychic, a priest, and a historian to help exorcise her newly bought mansion after discovering it is inhabited by ghosts.
Talk to Me – July 28, Theaters
When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill, until one of them goes too far and unleashes terrifying supernatural forces.
The Meg 2: The Trench – August 4, Theaters
It’s a sequel to The Meg. We don’t know more – but do you really need to?
Reveille – August 4, VOD
Set amidst the treacherous Winter Line in central Italy during the mid stages of World War II, REVEILLE is a gripping war drama that takes audiences on a visceral journey where nationality and allegiance blur, and the rules of war are tested like never before.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem – August 4, Theatrical
The Turtle brothers work to earn the love of New York City while facing down an army of mutants.
Gran Turismo: The Movie – August 11, Theaters
The ultimate wish fulfilment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race car driver. Based on a true story.
Heart of Stone – August 11, Netflix
Rachel Stone (Gal Gadot) is an intelligence operative, the only woman who stands between her powerful global peacekeeping organization and the loss of its most valuable — and dangerous — asset.
The Last Voyage of the Demeter – August 11, Theaters
Based on a single chapter of Bram Stoker’s classic Dracula, the story is set aboard the Russian schooner Demeter, which was chartered to carry private cargo – twenty-four unmarked wooden crates – from Carpathia to London. When it finally arrived near Whitby Harbour, there was no trace of the crew.
Back on the Strip – August 18, Theaters
After losing the woman of his dreams, Merlin moves to Las Vegas to pursue work as a magician, only to get hired as the front man in a revival of the notorious black male stripper crew, The Chocolate Chips. Led by Luther – now broke and broken – the old, domesticated, out-of-shape Chips put aside former conflicts and reunite to save the hotel they used to perform in while helping Merlin win back his girl.
Blue Beetle – August 18, Theaters
In this DC film, an alien relic chooses Jaime Reyes to be its symbiotic host, bestowing the teenager with a suit of armor that’s capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle.
The Monkey King – August 18, Netflix
Inspired by an epic Chinese tale, translated into an action-packed comedy, a Monkey and his magical fighting Stick battle demons, dragons, gods and the greatest adversary of all — Monkey’s ego.
Strays – August 18, Theaters
An abandoned dog teams up with other strays to get revenge on his former owner.
White Bird: A Wonder Story – August 25, Theaters
Based on the book by the best-selling author of Wonder, this uplifting movie shows how one act of kindness can live on forever.
You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah – August 25, Netflix
Stacy and Lydia are BFFs who’ve always dreamed about having epic bat mitzvahs. But things start to go comically awry when a popular boy and middle school drama threaten their friendship and their rite of passage.
Choose Love – August 31, Netflix
Cami Conway has it all. She’s got the job she wants and is headed toward engagement, marriage and kids with her wonderful boyfriend, Paul. And yet, she feels something is missing. Cami faces a kaleidoscope of tempting but tough choices: from serious ethical dilemmas to the frivolous “Truth or Dare.” What she chooses depends wholly on you, the viewer. But be careful! Things don’t always play out like you think!