Exciting summer movies keep on coming! From spin-offs and sequels, to action and horror, scroll for twelve films you won’t want to miss this August.
12. Beckett - August 13th
Starring: John David Washington, Boyd Holbrook, Vicky Krieps, Alicia Vikander
Following a tragic car accident in Greece, an American tourist finds himself at the center of a dangerous political conspiracy and on the run for his life.
11. He’s All That - August 27th
Starring: Addison Rae, Tanner Buchanan, Myra Molloy, Madison Pettis
An updated remake of She’s All That follows a teenage girl who sets out to turn a not-so-popular classmate into prom king.
10. The Protégé - August 20th
Starring: Michael Keaton, Maggie Q, Samuel L. Jackson
When the man who raised her is murdered, a skilled assassin vows to avenge his death, teaming up with a mysterious figure from her past along the way.
9. Respect - August 13th
Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald
The life story of the legendary singer, songwriter, and pianist, Aretha Franklin.
8. Sweet Girl - August 20th
Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Raza Jaffrey
A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting the only family he has left – his daughter.
7. Reminiscence - August 20th
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Cliff Curtis
A scientist discovers a way to relive your past and uses the technology to search for his long lost love.
6. Don’t Breathe 2 - August 13th
Starring: Stephen Lang, Brendan Sexton III, Madelyn Grace
Eight years after the events of Don’t Breathe, Nordstrom has recreated the family that was stolen from him by a drunk driver. However, when intruders once again break into his home, Norman can no longer live in solace.
5. Candyman - August 27th
Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo
A direct sequel to the 1992 film of the same name jumps forward to a decade after the Cabrini towers were torn down. A visual artist and his girlfriend move into a luxurious loft condo in Cabrini where he unknowingly opens a door to the past, revealing a terrifying wave of violence.
4. The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf - August 23rd
Starring: Theo James, Lara Pulver, Graham McTavish, Mary McDonnell
A spin-off of Netflix series The Witcher focuses on the origin story of Geralt’s mentor and fellow witcher Vesemir, who faces the demons of his past when a new menace rises.
3. The Kissing Booth 3 - August 11th
Starring: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez
The third and final installment of The Kissing Booth series takes place during the summer before Elle heads off to college, and she has a big decision to make: Harvard or Berkeley?
2. Free Guy - August 13th
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Keery
A bank teller discovers that he’s actually a non-player character in a video game, and attempts to make himself the hero.
1. The Suicide Squad - August 6th
Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joel Kinnaman, Sylvester Stallone
Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, and a collection of cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X.