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The Top Upcoming Movies of Summer 2018

Even though it’s still pretty frosty outside and summer doesn’t seem to be coming anytime soon, the season of exciting summer movies will soon be upon us. There are so many different types of movies being released throughout the summer months. You should expect lots of sequels including Jurassic Park, Deadpool, and Mission Impossible. There will also be some cool animated films including The Incredibles 2 and action-packed thrillers like the much anticipated Ocean’s Eight.  

You should definitely set aside some time during your summer to watch these exciting new movies that will be sure to knock your socks off!


Deadpool 2 (May 16th)

If you loved the first action-packed Deadpool, this movie is for you. Deadpool rang in a cool $500 million dollars in the box office back in 2016, so there are some high expectations for this sequel to be a big hit too. Expect lots of fights, stunts, and a new adventure for Deadpool.

         Photo from Gizmodo

Watch the trailer here.


Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 25)

This new addition to the Star Wars family is expected to be a great hit at the box office. It follows the story of Han Solo before joining the Rebellion and all the great adventures he has with his co-pilot Chewbacca. Stars like Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, and Donald Glover all take part in this great story!

            Photo from Consequence of Sound

Watch the trailer here.


Ocean’s Eight (June 8)

Sandra Bullock leads the star-studded cast of Ocean’s Eight as the head mastermind behind the heist of the century at the Met Gala. Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, and many more are right by her side throughout all of the action. This movie will be full of action and drama, something I definitely don’t want to miss and neither should you.

          Photo from Warner Bros

Watch the trailer here.


The Incredibles 2 (June 15)

This is a sequel to the first highly successful film, The Incredibles. Contrary to the first, this Pixar film focuses on the different superhero adventures of Elastigirl and her husband, Mr. Incredible.  Prepare for this long-awaited sequel to have much more animated action and laughs!

          Photo from Disney

Watch the trailer here.


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (June 22)

This is the second installment of the ever-so-famous Jurassic World with stars like Chris Pratt and Jeff Goldblum. The audience will get a close look into the destruction of the Jurassic World Theme Park. The main characters, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing, return to the island to try and save the dinosaur species from a disastrous volcano threatening to destroy everything. You won’t want to miss this exciting thriller!

          Photo from Jurassic World Official Site

Watch the trailer here.


The First Purge (July 4)

This upcoming American action dystopian horror film and the fourth installment in the Purge franchise takes on the same type of aggressive and violent format as the previous films. This film touches upon the various viewpoints of the current political state of the United States in a very horror-like way by still including the 12-hour killing spree. If you liked the previous Purge movies or horror movies are really just your thing, maybe you should give this one a try!

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Watch the trailer here.


Mamma Mia 2 (July 20)

This sequel to the lovable and original musical, Mamma Mia, will get you singing in no time! The storyline follows Sophie finding out that she is pregnant after her mother has already passed away. Her mother’s best friends come to support her and share her mother’s story about her pregnancy and her life before Sophie was born. Expect beautiful panoramic shots of Greece, colourful outfits and lots of singing! This is the summer movie that I will definitely make time to see this summer, what’s better than amazing music, beautiful scenery and all the characters we’ve known to love.

          Photo from Collider

Watch the trailer here.


Mission Impossible: Fallout (July 27)

Get ready for another action-packed spy film with the legendary Tom Cruise! This movie follows the adventures of Ethan Hunt and the many complications that come when a mission doesn’t go the way they plan. If you love crazy stunts and huge explosions, put this movie on your summer bucket list.


          Photo from Den of Geek

Watch the trailer here.


Christopher Robin (August 3)

Winnie the Pooh and his sidekicks reunite with an adult version of Christopher Robin, played by Ewan McGregor. This movie mixes lovable animated characters with a real-life storyline to really connect with the audience and as always create classic Disney magic. You definitely don’t want to miss out on this adorable comeback and fulfill all your childhood desires!

          Photo from Den of Geek

Watch the trailer here.


Slenderman (August 24)

The ongoing tale of the Slenderman is the main focal point in this movie as the audience follows the horrifying creature that is suspected to be responsible for many missing children and teens. Expect lots of gore and creepy scenes that will make you shiver with fear. This is another must-watch if you’re into horror movies and love to get scared!

           Photo from Paste Magazine

Watch the trailer here.


Even though it may not even be spring yet, I am totally ready for those summer months… so bring on the movies! I will definitely be seeing a couple of these movies to spice up the months ahead. Also, the best way to watch movies with your friends or that special someone in the summer is at an ever-so-classic drive-in. It is the best way to relax, eat popcorn and watch your favourite movie in the trunk of your car!

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