Now that summer has officially begun, and with our cinemas being flooded with brand new releases, it is time to compile your list of summer must-see movies!
1. The Lion King
Are you ready for the silver screen return of everyone’s favourite childhood movie, The Lion King? With next level CGI we’ll be able to follow the adventures of Simba and Nala like never before. Coming out on the 19th of July, this will definitely be a blockbuster for the whole family to enjoy.
Another reimagined Disney classic recently hit screens to rave reviews. Aladdin, starring Egyptian-Canadian leading man, Mena Massoud, promises to be a vibrant and nostalgic experience. Alongside beloved actor Will Smith, we will embark on dangerous quests on a magic carpet to end the horrors of Jaffar and win the heart of Jasmine.
3. Dark Phoenix
This June 12th, Marvel are giving us their latest show-stopping origin story with the release of Dark Phoenix. Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner takes the leading role of Jean Grey in what promises to be an intense and exhilarating experience.
4. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
On June 5th, we will be treated to the third chapter of legendary hit man John Wick’s struggle to liberate society from endless corruption. According to reviews, if you are a fan of action, then this eagerly-awaited movie starring Keanu Reeves is a must-watch.
5. Godzilla: King of the Monsters
The wait is over for us to witness the oceans being torn apart by colossal beasts, with Godzilla as New York’s only hope of survival. Will the King of the Monsters be victorious? This June 5th, we’ll find out.
6. Toy Story 4
With 2010’s Toy Story 3 being such a heartwarming tale, we definitely didn’t want the adventures of Woody and Buzz Lightyear to end. Well our prayers have been answered, on the 21st of June we’ll be going to infinity and beyond with Toy Story 4.
7. The Secret Life of Pets 2
Max, Snowball and the rest of our favourite furry gang are back! The Secret Life of Pets 2 is coming to cinemas June 12th, so be prepared to get another glimpse into the lives of the adorable animals.
8. Men in Black: International
Thor’s Chris Hemsworth is back, this time dressed in black and armed with powerful guns and high-tech cars alongside Tessa Thompson in this year’s reboot of Men in Black. Get ready for the alien-filled frenzy hitting our silver screens June 20th.
9. Hobbs & Shaw
The Fast and Furious film series was all about jaw-dropping stunts and mind-blowing explosions, so we have high expectations for the upcoming spin-off Hobbs and Shaw. Starring Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson on a mission to fight international cyberterrorism, we’re definitely in for an action-packed experience come August 1st.
10. Spider-Man: Far From Home
The friendly neighborhood spider-man strikes again, this time in Europe in Spider-Man: Far From Home. This July 4th, we’ll see an average summer vacation being disrupted by a threat to the world that only Peter Parker and his spidey senses can protect us from.
11. It Chapter Two
Pennywise, the evil shape-shifting demon is returning after 27 years to end your summer with a scare in the terrifying and twisted IT Chapter Two. Join us on September 6th, if you dare!