This summer is one of those summers that have amazing movies coming to theaters. Movies are exciting, if only for 2-3 hours, but they are a way to get you up and out of the house. Especially in this summer heat! Lets see what movies are the around the corner from being blockbuster hits this summer!
Remember the evil witch from Sleeping Beauty? Well, this movie portrays the story from the villainess’s point of view. Angelina Jolie transforms into the famous Disney villain, Maleficent, and plays a complex character dealing with grief, anger, and love. With a worldwide box office of more than $587 million, Maleficent is a must-watch!
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
Yes, the first 3 transformer movies had the amazing Shia LaBeouf in it and we are so sad to see him go, but on the bright side, the new male lead was taken over by Mark Wahlberg! Though the movie has been released only a few days (release date was this past Friday, the 27th) the fans and media have been going wild about the release of this movie! According to Entertainment Weekly, the early estimates in China have reached a near $90 million! Making this movie the highest box office hit in China! Definitely a must-see movie this summer!
3. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
We loved the first Planet of the Apes with Caesar and James Franco, but this next follow up story line will blow you away! It continues from the last Planet of the Apes, with Caesar taking over, and we guarantee you will ask this question: “What if we actually lived in a world that was taken over by Apes?” Watching this movie, you will feel like it is a definite possibility! Check this blockbuster hit out on July 11th!
4. Guardians of the Galaxy
This next big Marvel movie stars Chris Pratt as the leader of a team of superhero misfits, including a talking tree and an anthropomorphic raccoon. The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of a bunch of ragtag extraterrestrials as they prevent the villains from getting their hands on an all-powerful orb. Perhaps the oddest Marvel superhero movie yet, Guardians of the Galaxy is set to be released on August 1.
5. How to Train Your Dragon 2
The cat-like dragon lovingly called Toothless returns to the big screen! In fact, did you know that Toothless was animated and modeled after a cat? Taking place 5 years after the events in the first How to Train Your Dragon, the second installment follows Hiccup and Toothless as they try to stop the evil conqueror Drago Bludvist from breaking the peace between humans and dragons. This movie will make you wish you had your own dragon.
We know, there are so many more movies that you can check out, but these are the movies that everyone, critics and fans, have been raving about! So don’t be left out of the group! Go check out these movies so you can get in on those social media conversations about the hype around these hits!
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