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April 12, 2019

Note: Rated R for some bloody and disturbing images. Mary Magdalene is depicted as a committed follower of Jesus Christ, NOT a harlot or a lover.

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Open: April 12, 2019 (wide—2,138 theaters)

Superhero Sci-Fi Action Adventure 3D IMAX Sequel

Open: April 26, 2019 (wide—4,600+ theaters)

Blake Wilson by Apr 29
  • Alexander Malsan
Friday, May 3, 2019
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“A classic underdoll story / And sew it begins”

Open: May 3, 2019 (wide release)

Starring: Kelly Clarkson (voice), Gabriel Iglesias (voice), Nick Jonas (voice), Janelle Monáe (voice), Blake Shelton (voice), Pitbull (voice), Wanda Sykes (voice), Emma Roberts (voice), Jane Lynch (voice), Ice T (voice)

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Open: May 3, 2019 (wide release)

David Cook by May 5
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Open: May 3, 2019 (wide release)

Alexander Malsan by May 5
Friday, May 10, 2019 (Mother’s Day Weekend)
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PomsPG-13-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

“Inspired by a true story”

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Open: May 10, 2019 (wide release)

STX Entertainment—Starring: Diane Keaton, Pam Grier, Jacki Weaver, Rhea Perlman, Bruce McGill, Charlie Tahan

45 minutes outside of Phoenix lies a retirement community. A place where palm trees line the streets, the skies are always clear and the ‘taxi’ (ambulance) drives by two or three times a day—a final destination for retirees. This is the story of America’s first cheer-leading squad for women aged 60.

POMS is a comedy about a diverse group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community to fulfill their lifelong dreams, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’ Diane Keaton plays the woman who starts the club.

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TolkienPG-13-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 10, 2019

Charity Bishop by opening weekend
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The HustlePG-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

“They’re giving dirty rotten men a run for their money”

Open: May 10, 2019 (wide release)

Ruth Eshuis by May 11 or earlier
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Pokémon Detective PikachuPG-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 10, 2019

Warner Bros. Pictures—Producer: Legendary Entertainment / Director: Rob Letterman—“Gulliver's Travels” (2010), “Monsters vs. Aliens” (2009), “Shark Tale” (2004), “Goosebumps” / Starring: Ryan Reynolds (voice), Suki Waterhouse, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Justice Smith, Ken Watanabe

In a world where people collect pocket-size monsters (pokemon) to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent monster who seeks to be a detective.

Friday, May 17, 2019
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The Sun Is Also a StarPG-13-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

“Love is a universe all of its own”

Open: May 17, 2019 (wide release)

Warner Bros. Pictures—Starring: Yara Shahidi (as Natasha Kingsley), Charles Melton (as Daniel Bae) / Director: Ry Russo-Young

This film is based on the best-selling young adult novel of the same name written by Nicola Yoon about a teenager finds love at a difficult time in her family’s life.

Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won’t be my story.

Daniel: I’ve always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents’ high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store—for both of us.

The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?

“Over the course of a single day in New York City, two teenagers who have nothing in common randomly meet and fall in love. Natasha is a practical young woman trying to keep her family from being deported in a matter of hours. Daniel is a poet at heart, but on this day he is dutifully making good on his familial commitment to a college interview. The two are inexplicably drawn to each other and somehow their paths keep converging. The Sun is Also a Star is a thought-provoking story of possibility, fate, and the illogical beauty of love.”

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A Dog's JourneyPG-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 17, 2019 (wide release)

Ruth Eshuis by May 17 (early in day)
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John Wick: Chapter 3 - ParabellumR-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

“Every action has consequences.”

Open: May 17, 2019

Summit Entertainment, a division of Lionsgate Films—Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Anjelica Huston, Jason Mantzoukas, Robin Lord Taylor, Asia Kate Dillon, Hiroyuki Sanada / Director: Chad Stahelski

In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin's guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world's most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

  • David Cook by May 19
Friday, May 24, 2019
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Ad Astraleave your comments

Open: May 24, 2019 (wide release) —release may be delayed due to Fox-Disney merger

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a division of The Walt Disney Company—Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Gray, Ruth Negga, John Ortiz, Jamie Kennedy, etc.

Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the very edge of the solar system to find his missing father who disappeared on a mission to find alien life 20 years prior—and solve a puzzle that threatens survival on our planet. On his journey, he reveals secrets that question human existence and our place in the universe.

The title means ‘to the stars’ in Latin. It is often used as a shorthand for per aspera ad astra (through hardships to the stars).

Director James Gray has said it will feature ‘the most realistic depiction of space travel that's been put in a movie.’ He's also described it as ‘Sorta like, if you got “Apocalypse Now” and “2001” in a giant mash-up and you put a little [Joseph] Conrad in there.’

The film reunites Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones and Loren Dean who previously appeared in ‘Space Cowboys’ (2000).

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BooksmartR-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 24, 2019 (wide release)

United Artists Releasing and Annapurna Pictures—Starring: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Will Forte, Lisa Kudrow, Jason Sudeikis, Billie Lourd, Noah Galvin / Director: Olivia Wilde

Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation.

2 academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram 4 years of fun into 1 night.

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AladdinPG-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 24, 2019 (wide release)

Ruth Emanuela by May 23 (early in day)
  • Alexander Malsan by May 25
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BrightBurnR-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 24, 2019 (wide release)

Pamela Karpelenia by May 26
Friday, May 31, 2019
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Godzilla: King of the MonstersPG-13-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: May 31, 2019 (wide release)

Casey Scharven by Jun 2
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Rocketmanleave your comments

Open: May 31, 2019 (wide release)

Paramount Pictures Corporation—Executive Producer and developer: Elton John / Screenplay: Lee Hall—“Victoria and Abdul” (2017), “Billy Elliot” (2014), “War Horse” (2011), “Billy Elliot” (2000) / Starring: Taron Egerton (as Elton John), Jamie Bell (as Bernie Taupin), Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Tate Donovan, Richard Madden / Director: Dexter Fletcher

“A musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.”

The story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music (where by age 11 he won a scholarship), to a young man who rebelled against his strict upbringing, wore outrageous costumes and became a global icon who teamed with songwriter Bernie Taupin to sell more records that just about any musical artist of his era. It also deals with his struggles with depression, substance abuse, and acceptance of his sexual orientation.

  • Samiatu Dosunmu by Jun 5-7
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MaR-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

“Get home safe”

Open: May 31, 2019

Universal Pictures—Starring: Octavia Spencer, Missi Pyle, Juliette Lewis, Luke Evans, Allison Janney / Director: Tate Taylor / Producer: Jason Blum

In this new psychological horror-thriller from Tate Taylor and Blumhouse, a lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.

Friday, June 7, 2019
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Dark Phoenixleave your comments
also known as “X-Men: Dark Phoenix”

“Every hero has a dark side”

Open: June 7, 2019 (wide release)

Raphael Vera by Jun 9
  • Alexander Malsan by Jun 8
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The Secret Life of Pets 2PG-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: June 7, 2019 (wide release)

Shawna Ellis by June 9
Friday, June 13, 2019
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Men in Black: International

“The universe is expanding”

Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: June 14, 2019 (wide release)

Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony Pictures—Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Rebecca Ferguson, Agent H, Emma Thompson, Rafe Spall, Kumail Nanjiani / Director: F. Gary Gray

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization. In this sequel, one of the men is a woman (Tessa Thompson).

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ShaftR-Rating (MPAA)

Open: June 14, 2019 (wide release)

New Line Cinema, division of Warner Bros. pictures—Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, Richard Roundtree, Alexandra Shipp, Avan Jogia, Regina Hall, Method Man / Director: Tim Story

John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his father's help to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death.

Friday, June 21, 2019
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Toy Story 4G-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: June 21, 2019 (wide release)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures—Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, etc.

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family’s road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts). After years of being on her own, Bo’s adventurous spirit and life on the road belie her delicate porcelain exterior. As Woody and Bo realize they’re worlds apart when it comes to life as a toy, they soon come to find that’s the least of their worries.

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Open: June 21, 2019 (wide release)

Summit Entertainment, a division of Lionsgate Films—Director: Luc Besson / Starring: Helen Mirren, Sasha Luss, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy

Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

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Child's Play

“More than a toy… he’s your best friend.”

Open: June 21, 2019 (wide release)

Orion Pictures, owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (MGM Holdings, Inc.)—Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hamill (voice), Gabriel Bateman, Tim Matheson / Director: Lars Klevberg

A mother (Aubrey Plaza) gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of it's more sinister nature. The doll (Chucky) is a technologically advanced smart toy whose AI is programmed to have no limitations to learning or violence.

Friday, June 28, 2019
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YesterdayPG-13-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments
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Open: June 28, 2019 (wide release)

Universal Pictures—Director: Danny Boyle / Starring: Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Ana de Armas, Lamorne Morris, Himesh Patel, Ed Sheeran

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal. From Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Richard Curtis, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually and Notting Hill, comes a rock-n-roll comedy about music, dreams, friendship, and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life.

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mama Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed … and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, and with a little help from his steel-hearted American agent, Debra (Emmy winner Kate McKinnon), Jack’s fame explodes. But as his star rises, he risks losing Ellie — the one person who always believed in him. With the door between his old life and his new closing, Jack will need to get back to where he once belonged and prove that all you need is love.

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Annabelle Comes Home

Open: June 28, 2019 (wide release) / AU: June 27

Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company—Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman / Director: Gary Dauberman

Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her ‘safely’ behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target-the Warrens” ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Spider-Man: Far from Home
also known as “Spider-Man: Homecoming 2”

Open: July 2, 2019 (wide release)

Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony pictures—Starring: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal (Quentin Beck / Mysterio), Michael Keaton (Adrian Toomes / Vulture), Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Angourie Rice Director: Jon Watts

Peter Parker and his friends go on summer vacation to Europe, where Peter finds himself trying to save his friends against a villain known as Mysterio.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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Open: July 3, 2019 (wide release)

A24—Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter / Director: Ari Aster

A young woman reluctantly joins her boyfriend on a summer trip where things quickly go awry.

Friday, July 12, 2019
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21 Bridges

“The only way out is through him”

Open: July 12, 2019 (wide release)

STX Entertainment—Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Taylor Kitsch, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Keith David, etc. / Director: Brian Kirk

Follows a disgraced detective in the NYPD who is given a shot at redemption. Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, he begins to undercover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow cops to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and who is actually hunting him. During the manhunt, Manhattan is completely locked down for the first time in its history—no exit or entry to the island including all 17 bridges.

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Open: July 12, 2019 (wide release)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures—Starring: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Natalie Morales, Karen Gillan / Director: Michael Dowse

A mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a grizzled detective who is hot on the trail of a sadistic, bloodthirsty terrorist and finds himself thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he has to keep his wits, himself unharmed, and work with his passenger while maintaining his high-class rating.

Horror Distributor: Paramount Pictures Corporation. Trademark logo.

Open: July 12, 2019 (wide release)

Paramount Pictures Corporation—Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper / Director: Alexandre Aja

A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a Catagory 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.

Friday, July 19, 2019
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The Lion King
Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: July 19, 2019 (wide release)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures—Starring: Seth Rogen, Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, James Earl Jones, John Oliver / Director: Jon Favreau

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

CG-animated re-imagining of the 1994 Walt Disney classic “The Lion King”

Wednesday, July 26, 2019
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: July 26, 2019 (wide release)

Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony Pictures—Director: Quentin Tarantino / Starring: Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Dakota Fanning, James Marsden, Timothy Olyphant, Al Pacino, Kurt Russell, Burt Reynolds, George Spahn, Emile Hirsch, Jay Sebring, Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, Scott Lancer, Tim Roth, Clifton Collins Jr., James Remar, Zoë Bell, Michael Madsen, Scoot McNairy

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore.

A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles. Featuring a large ensemble cast, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD weaves “multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood's golden age.”

Mystery Horror Thriller Sequel Distributor: STX Entertainment. Trademark logo.
Brahms: The Boy II
also known as “The Boy 2”

Open: July 26, 2019 (wide release)

STX Entertainment—Starring: Katie Holmes, Ralph Ineson / Director: William Brent Bell

A young family who unaware of the dark history, move into the Heelshire Mansion. Their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.

Friday, July 31, 2019
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold

“Explorer is her middle name”

Open: July 31, 2019 (wide release) / AU: Sep 19, 2019

Paramount Pictures Corporation—Starring: Isabela Moner (Dora), Benicio Del Toro (voice of Swiper), Temuera Morrison, Michael Peña, Danny Trejo (voice of Boots), Eva Longoria, Eugenio Derbez / Director: James Bobin

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure ever: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots, Diego, a mysterious jungle inhabitant, and a ragtag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.

This movie is based on the Nickelodeon animated series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner.

Friday, August 2, 2019
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The New Mutantsleave your comments
also known as “X-Men: The New Mutants”

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Open: August 2, 2019 (wide release)

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.

This is a spinoff of the X-Men franchise.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a division of The Walt Disney Company—Producer: Marvel Entertainment Director: Josh Boone—“The Fault in Our Stars” (2014) / Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin / Magik: a Russian mutant with sorcery powers, who uses teleportation discs to travel
Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane: a Scottish mutant struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf.
Charlie Heaton as Sam Guthrie / Cannonball: a Kentuckian mutant who can propel himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so
Henry Zaga as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot: a Brazilian mutant with the ability to manipulate solar energy
Blu Hunt as Danielle Moonstar / Mirage: a Native American mutant who has the power to create illusions drawn from the fears and desires of a person's mind
Alice Braga as Cecilia Reyes: a mentor to the group, and a medical doctor who has the ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself

  • Alexander Malsan
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Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw

Open: August 2, 2019 (wide release)

Universal Pictures—Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza González, Helen Mirren, Cliff Curtis, Eddie Marsan, Joe Anoa'i, etc. / Director: David Leitch—“Deadpool 2” (2018), “Atomic Blonde” (2017)

Two years after the events of The Fate of the Furious, federal agent Luke Hobbs and former-British military turned mercenary Deckard Shaw, two men who dislike each other, are forced to team up to stop a new threat emerging from Brixton Lore, a cyber-genetically enhanced international terrorist who threatens the future of humanity.

Friday, August 9, 2019
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Artemis Fowl

“Time to believe”

Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: August 9, 2019 (wide release)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures—Starring: Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Tamara Smart, Nonzo Anozie, with Josh Gad, and Judi Dench / Director: Kenneth Branagh

ADirected by Kenneth Branagh and based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, ARTEMIS FOWL follows 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he finds himself in a battle of strength and cunning against a powerful, hidden race of fairies who may be behind his father’s disappearance.

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Brian BanksPG-13-Rating (MPAA)

“A broken system. A man who wouldn’t break.”

Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: August 9, 2019 (wide release)

Bleecker Street Media—Director: Tom Shadyac / Starring: Greg Kinnear, Aldis Hodge, Melanie Liburd, etc.

The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit. Despite lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation. Years later, with the support of Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project, Banks fights to reclaim his life and fulfill his dreams of playing in the NFL.

Action Crime Comic Book Adaptation Distributor: New Line Cinema. Trademark logo.
The KitchenR-Rating (MPAA)

Open: August 9, 2019 (wide release)

New Line Cinema, division of Warner Bros. Pictures—Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss, Tiffany Haddish, Domhnall Gleeson, Margo Martindale, James Badge Dale, Common / Director: Andrea Berloff

The wives of New York gangsters in Hell's Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison.

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Open: August 9, 2019 (wide release)

Lionsgate—Starring: Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Abrams, Gabriel Rush, Dean Norris, etc. / Director: André Øvredal

A group of teens face their fears in order to save their lives and their town.

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time—stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying tome.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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The Angry Birds Movie 2

Open: August 14, 2019 (wide release)

Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony Pictures—Starring: Jason Sudeikis (voice), Josh Gad (voice), Bill Hader (voice), Danny McBride (voice), Peter Dinklage (voice), Leslie Jones (voice), Sterling K. Brown (voice), Eugenio Derbez (voice), Awkwafina (voice) / Director: Thurop Van Orman

The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds Movie 2! When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, Red (Jason Sudeikis), Chuck (Josh Gad), Bomb (Danny McBride), and Mighty Eagle (Peter Dinklage) recruit Chuck’s sister Silver (Rachel Bloom) and team up with pigs Leonard (Bill Hader), his assistant Courtney (Awkwafina), and techpig Garry (Sterling K. Brown) to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely superteam to save their homes.

King Mudbeard, ruler of the Bad Piggies, plots revenge against the Angry Birds after they devastated his homeland in a prior battle to reclaim their eggs, leading to a comical war that seemingly does not end until a mysterious purple bird named Zeta, threatens them all with her own plans for conquest after being fed up with living in a remote, arctic island. To avoid a frozen fate, the Birds and Pigs may have to make an impossible choice to forge an uneasy alliance against Zeta, and, in doing so, embark on a new adventure.

Biography Comedy Drama Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures. Trademark logo.
Blinded By the Light

Open: August 14, 2019 (wide release)

Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company—Starring: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Aaron Phagura, Dean-Charles Chapman, Nikita Mehta, Nell Williams, Tara Divina, Rob Brydon, Frankie Fox, Hayley Atwell, Sally Phillips / Director: Gurinder Chadha

In 1987 during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Friday, August 16, 2019
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Where'd You Go, BernadettePG-13-Rating (MPAA)
Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: August 16, 2019 (wide release)

Annapurna Pictures—Starring: Cate Blanchett (Bernadette Fox), Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, Billy Crudup, Laurence Fishburne, James Urbaniak, Troian Bellisario, Zoe Chao / Director: Richard Linklater

‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is based on the runaway bestseller about Bernadette Fox, a Seattle woman who had it all—a loving husband and a brilliant daughter. When she unexpectedly disappears, her family sets off on an exciting adventure to solve the mystery of where she might have gone.

The novel by Maria Semple remained on the New York Times Bestseller List for a year and remained for 72 weeks on NPR’s Paperback Fiction Bestseller List.

Bernadette Fox (Cate Blanchett) is an agoraphobic architect and mother, who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica. She hates people, she hates leaving the house, and more than anything, she hates the other parents at her daughter's school. After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee (Emma Nelson) does everything she can to find out where she is and what really happened to her, discovering her troubled past in the process.

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The Informer

Open: August 16, 2019 (wide release)

Aviron Picture s—Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Clive Owen, Rosamund Pike, Common, Ana de Armas / Director: Andrea Di Stefano

An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

Pete Koslow (Joel Kinnaman), a reformed criminal and former special operations soldier, is working undercover for crooked FBI handlers to infiltrate the Polish mob’s drug trade in New York. In a final step toward freedom, Koslow must return to the one place he’s fought so hard to leave, Bale Hill Prison, where his mission becomes a race against time when a drug deal goes wrong and threatens to identify him as a mole.

Based on the Swedish novel by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom

Adventure Horror Thriller Entertainment Studios
47 Meters Down: Uncaged

Open: August 16, 2019 (wide release)

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures—Starring: John Corbett, Sophie Nélisse, Nia Long, Brec Bassinger / Director: Johannes Roberts

Four teen girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly learn they've entered the territory of the deadliest shark species in the claustrophobic labyrinth of submerged caves.

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Good BoysR-Rating (MPAA)

“You must be this tall to see this movie”

Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited kissing party.

Just how bad can one day get? The creative minds behind Superbad, Pineapple Express and Sausage Party take on sixth grade hard in the outrageous comedy, Good Boys.

After being invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max (Room’s Jacob Tremblay) is panicking because he doesn’t know how to kiss. Eager for some pointers, Max and his best friends Thor (Brady Noon, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire) and Lucas (Keith L. Williams, Fox’s The Last Man On Earth) decide to use Max’s dad’s drone – which Max is forbidden to touch – to spy (they think) on a teenage couple making out next door.

But when things go ridiculously wrong, the drone is destroyed. Desperate to replace it before Max’s dad (Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth) gets home, the boys skip school and set off on an odyssey of epically bad decisions involving some accidentally stolen drugs, frat-house paintball, and running from both the cops and terrifying teenage girls (Life of the Party’s Molly Gordon and Ocean’s Eight’s Midori Francis).

From Point Grey producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the writers of Superbad, Pineapple Express and Sausage Party, and James Weaver (Neighbors), Good Boys, from Universal Pictures and Good Universe, is written by the team of Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky (NBC’s The Office, Bad Teacher). Eisenberg also produces and Stupnitsky directs.

Open: August 16, 2019 (wide release)

Universal Pictures—Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Will Forte, Molly Gordon, Retta, Lil Rel Howery, Josh Caras, Millie Davis

Friday, August 23, 2019
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OvercomerPG-Rating (MPAA)

“What do you allow to define you?”

Link to official Web siteOfficial site for more information

Open: August 23, 2019 (wide release)

Affirm Films, a division of Sony Pictures—Director: Alex Kendrick / Starring: Elizabeth Becka, Alex Kendrick, Ben Davies, Priscilla C. Shirer

Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team and state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant shuts down and hundreds of families leave their town, John questions how he and his family will face an uncertain future. After reluctantly agreeing to coach cross-country, John and his wife, Amy, meet an aspiring athlete who's pushing her limits on a journey toward discovery. Inspired by the words and prayers of a new-found friend, John becomes the least likely coach helping the least likely runner attempt the impossible in the biggest race of the year.

Filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart, the Kendrick Brothers return to theaters with OVERCOMER, their newest feature following FACING THE GIANTS, FIREPROOF, COURAGEOUS, and the #1 box-office hit, WAR ROOM.

Action Thriller Drama Distributor: Summit Entertainment. Trademark logo.
Angel has Fallen

Open: August 23, 2019 (wide release)

Summit Entertainment, a division of Lionsgate Films—Starring: Gerard Butler, Piper Perabo, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Lance Reddick, Nick Nolte, Danny Huston, Tim Blake Nelson / Director: Ric Roman Waugh

After the events in the previous film, Secret Service agent Mike Banning finds himself framed for an assassination attempt on the President. Pursued by his own agency and the FBI, Banning races to clear his name and uncover the real terrorist threat which has set its sights on Air Force One.

This is the third film in the “Fallen” franchise comprised of “Olympus Has Fallen” and “London Has Fallen.”

Friday, August 30, 2019
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Playmobil: The Movie

“Let's get epic”

Open: August 30, 2019 (wide release)

STX Entertainment—Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Anya Taylor Joy, Kenan Thompson, Gabriel Bateman / Director: Lino DiSalvo

Animated feature film inspired by the Playmobil brand toys.

Friday, November 1, 2019
Animation Entertainment Studios
Arctic DogsPG-Rating (MPAA)leave your comments

Open: November 1, 2019 (wide release)

Entertainment Studios—Starring: Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Anjelica Huston, John Cleese, James Franco, Omar Sy / Director: Aaron Woodley—“Spark: A Space Tail” (2016)

Swifty the Arctic fox works in the mail room of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service but dreams of one day becoming a Top Dog (the Arctic's star husky couriers). To prove himself worthy of the Top Dog role, Swifty secretly commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a package to a mysterious location. He stumbles upon a secret fortress where he comes face to face with Otto Von Walrus, a blubbery evil genius who walks around on mechanical legs and commands a loyal army of oddly polite puffin henchmen. Swifty soon discovers Von Walrus' plan to melt the polar ice caps and flood the world in order to reign supreme. Now, Swifty has to enlist the help of his friends: PB, a concerned polar bear, Lemmy, a scatterbrained albatross, Bertha and Leopold, two conspiracy theorist otters and Jade, a worldly fox. This ragtag group of Arctic misfits has to band together to stop Von Walrus' sinister plans and save the day

Friday, November 22, 2019
Action Mystery Thriller Adaptation Distributor: Paramount Pictures Corporation. Trademark logo.
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Open: November 22, 2019 (wide release)

Paramount Pictures Corporation—Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law / Director: Reed Morano

After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adopting the identity of an assassin to track down those responsible.

Based on the novel of the same name by Mark Burnell

Friday, December 20, 2019
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
also known as “Star Wars: Episode IX”

“Every generation has a legend. / The saga comes to an end”

Open: December 20, 2019

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures—Director: J.J. Abrams / Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, Ian McDiarmid (Palpatine), Oscar Isaac, Keri Russell, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Billie Lourd, Matt Smith, Kelly Marie Tran, John Boyega, Dominic Monaghan, Carrie Fisher (archive footage), etc.

The final chapter of the saga from a galaxy far, far away

  • Raphael Vera by Dec 22
  • Alexander Malsan by Dec 21
  • Samiatu Dosunmu by 5-7 days from release day
Friday, May 8, 2020
War Drama Adaptation Distributor: Columbia Pictures. Trademark logo.

Open: May 8, 2020

Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony Pictures—Starring: Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham

During World War II, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by Commander Ernest Krause (Tom Hanks), cross the treacherous North Atlantic while being hotly pursued by wolf packs of German U-boats.

This film is based on The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester.

  • Shawna Ellis by Mar 24

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