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Movie theaters are slowly reopening, but most of the new releases are headed to streaming services rather than the big screen. Whether you’re staying at home to limit potential risks, or just saving a few bucks by watching from the couch, we’ve organized a huge list with many of the newly added films and some upcoming titles.
The Tomorrow War
Action, Science Fiction | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Theo Von, Jasmine Mathews, Seychelle Gabriel, Alan Trong
Synopsis: An ordinary man is recruited by time travellers from 30 years in the future to fight in a war against deadly aliens.
Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Streaming: July 2 | Theaters: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Sam Richardson, Milana Vayntrub, George Basil, Sarah Burns, Michael Chernus, Catherine Curtain, Wayne Duvall, Harvey Guillén, Rebecca Henderson, Cheyenne Jackson, Michaela Watkins, Glenn Fleshler
Synopsis: After a proposed pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger FINN (Sam Richardson) and postal worker CECILY (Milana Vayntrub) must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.
Long Story Short
Comedy, Romance | Streaming: July 2 | Theaters: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Rafe Spall, Zahra Newman, Ronny Chieng, Dena Kaplan, Noni Hazlehurst
Synopsis: Serial procrastinator Teddy (Rafe Spall) wakes up the morning after his wedding to discover that every few minutes he’s jumping forward to the next year of his life. Watching his future flash before his eyes, Teddy must make every second count if he is to win back the woman he loves in this feel good comedy about second chances.
A Cinderella Story: Starstruck
Comedy, Romance | Streaming: June 29 | IMDb
Starring: Bailee Madison, Michael Evans Behling, April Telek, Lillian Doucet-Roche, Richard Harmon
Synopsis: Finley Tremaine, a small-town farm girl, longs to spread her wings and soar as an aspiring performer. When a Hollywood film crew arrives in her sleepy town, she is determined to land a role in the production and capture the attention of handsome lead actor Jackson Stone. Unfortunately, a botched audition forces her to change course. Now, disguised as cowboy “Huck,” Finley finally gets her big break. But can she keep the charade a secret from everyone, including her evil stepmother and devious step-siblings?
Comedy, Crime, Mystery | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Tyson Brown, Shelby Duclos, Jesse Janzen, Nicole Berry, Ryan Quinn Adams, Brandon Kraus, Angela Barber, Dave Reimer, Samuel Ademola
Synopsis: After being conned into buying a shady ’65 Chrysler, Mike’s first date plans with girl-next-door Kelsey implode as he finds himself targeted by criminals, cops, and a crazy cat lady.
Let Us In
Family, Science Fiction, Thriller | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Makenzie Moss, Sadie Stanley, Mackenzie Ziegler, Siena Agudong, O’Neill Monahan, Tobin Bell
Synopsis: A spirited twelve-year-old girl and her best friend look to uncover the sudden disappearances of several missing teens in their small town. Realizing there might be something deeper happening, Emily and Christopher might be up against forces they can’t even imagine. Based on the urban legend “The Black Eyed Kids.”
Felix and the Treasure of Morgäa
Family, Adventure, Animation | Streaming: June 25 (late or limited availability?) | IMDb
Starring: Karine Vanasse, Gabriel Lessard, Guy Nadon, Marc Labrèche, Antoine Durand, Tristan Harvey, Éveline Gélinas, Catherine Proulx-Lemay, Frédéric Desager
Synopsis: Taking advantage of his mother’s absence as she departs on a cruise ship for some rest and relaxation, 12-year-old Félix sets out to find his father, a fisherman who disappeared at sea two years earlier.
Drama | Streaming: April 30 | IMDb
Starring: Amir El-Masry, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Vikash Bhai, Ola Orebiyi, Kwabena Ansah
Synopsis: Omar is a promising young musician. Separated from his Syrian family, he is stuck on a remote Scottish island awaiting the fate of his asylum request.
America: The Motion Picture
Action, Comedy, History, Animation, Fantasy | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Channing Tatum, Jason Mantzoukas, Olivia Munn, Bobby Moynihan, Judy Greer, Will Forte, Raoul Max Trujillo, Killer Mike, Simon Pegg
Synopsis: A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.
Documentary | Streaming: July 1 (Netflix) | IMDb
Starring: Amaree McKenstry-Hall
Synopsis: Football player Amaree McKenstry-Hall and his Maryland School for the Deaf teammates attempt to defend their winning streak while coming to terms with the tragic loss of a close friend.
Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Documentary, Music | Streaming: July 2 (Hulu) | IMDb
Starring: Stevie Wonder, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jesse Jackson, Chris Rock, Tony Lawrence, Nina Simone, B.B. King, Abbey Lincoln, Mavis Staples
Synopsis: During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the festival sat in a basement, unseen for over 50 years, keeping this incredible event in America’s history lost—until now.
Documentary | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Synopsis: Carlos DeLuna was arrested in 1993 aged 21 for the murder of Wanda Lopez, and protested his innocence until his execution, declaring that it was another Carlos who committed the crime.
The God Committee
Thriller, Drama | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Kelsey Grammer, Julia Stiles, Janeane Garofalo, Dan Hedaya, Colman Domingo
Synopsis: Medicine, money and morality clash when a hospital’s Heart Transplant Selection Committee has only minutes to decide which of three patients on the transplant list will receive a heart that has suddenly become available.
No Sudden Move
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery | Streaming: July 1 | IMDb
Starring: Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbour, Ray Liotta, Jon Hamm, Brendan Fraser, Kieran Culkin, Amy Seimetz, Julia Fox
Synopsis: A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what’s really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.
Fear Street Part One: 1994
Horror, Mystery | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Ashley Zukerman, Fred Hechinger, Julia Rehwald, Jeremy Ford, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Gillian Jacobs
Synopsis: In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events which have haunted their town for generations are all connected — and that they may be the next targets.
Horror, Thriller | Streaming: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Megan Fox, Eoin Macken, Aml Ameen, Callan Mulvey, Jack Roth
Synopsis: After a romantic evening at their secluded lake house, a woman wakes up handcuffed to her dead husband. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, she must fight off hired killers to escape her late spouse’s twisted plan.
Horror | Streaming: July 2 | Theaters: April 30 | IMDb
Starring: William Brent Bell, Violet McGraw, Jesse Korman, Rupert Friend, Mamie Gummer, Madeline Brewer, Brian Cox, William Brent
Synopsis: 8-year-old Jenny (Violet McGraw) is constantly caught in the middle of the feuding between her lawyer mother Maggie (Mamie Gummer) and artist father Jeff (Rupert Friend). She leads a lonely but imaginative life, surrounded by puppets called “Grisly Kin”, which are based on the works of her father. When Maggie is tragically killed in a hit-and-run, Jeff and Jenny try to piece together a new life. But when Maggie’s father (Brian Cox) sues for custody, and babysitter Samantha (Madeline Brewer) tries to be the new woman of the house, life in their Brooklyn townhome takes a dark turn. The puppets and frightening characters come to life and Jenny is the only person who can see them. When the motives of the ghoulish creatures become clear, the lives of everyone are put very much in jeopardy.
Animation, Adventure, Family | Streaming: June 4 | IMDb
Starring: Isabela Merced, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marsai Martin
Synopsis: An epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse, Spirit Untamed is the next chapter in the beloved story from DreamWorks Animation.
Comedy | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Johnny Ray Gill, Kevin Bigley, Vicky Jeudy, Kate Cobb, Joel Allen, Spencer Rayshon Stevenson
Synopsis: Rufus Paisley is an alcoholic who refuses to admit it. Everything he loves is gathered in one place: the “Rollers”. He even gave up a promising career as a musician to stay there. But this historic place, once owned by his parents, is in difficulty and he is short of the means to save it. His friends urge him to move on, but can he?
Good on Paper
Comedy, Romance | Streaming: June 23 | IMDb
Starring: Iliza Shlesinger, Ryan Hansen, Margaret Cho, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Matt McGorry, Taylor Hill, Britney Young
Synopsis: After years of putting her career ahead of love, stand-up comic Andrea Singer has stumbled upon the perfect guy. On paper, he checks all the boxes but is he everything he appears to be?
The Ice Road
Action, Thriller | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Liam Neeson, Laurence Fishburne, Holt McCallany, Matt McCoy, Martin Sensmeier, Matt Salinger, BJ Verot, Bradley Sawatzky, Chad Bruce
Synopsis: A rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save trapped miners in a collapsed diamond mine in the far northern regions of Canada.
Crime, Drama | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Harvey Keitel, John Magaro, Minka Kelly, AnnaSophia Robb, Sam Worthington, Robert Walker Branchaud, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Shane McRae, David Cade
Synopsis: When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.
Mary J Blige’s My Life
Documentary, Music | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Mary J. Blige, Sean Combs, Taraji P. Henson
Synopsis: Mary J. Blige set the music world on fire with her trailblazing 1994 LP
Documentary | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara, Sam Mewis, Christen Press, Julie Foudy, Jeffrey Kessler
Synopsis: Three months before the 2019 World Cup, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. At the center of this no-holds-barred account are the players themselves–Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara and others–who share their stories of courage and resiliency as they take on the biggest fight for women’s rights since Title IX.
Documentary | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Wolfgang Puck
Synopsis: An intimate portrait of the life and work of the original
Documentary | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Ellen Garland, Michelle Fournet
Synopsis: Two biologists set out on an undertaking as colossal as their subjects—deciphering the complex communication of whales. Dr. Michelle Fournet and Dr. Ellen Garland journey to opposite hemispheres to uncover a culture eons older than our own.
Sisters on Track
Documentary, Sport | Streaming: June 24 (Netflix) | IMDb
Synopsis: Sisters on Track chronicles the coming-of-age story of the Sheppard sisters: Tai, Rainn, and Brooke who were propelled into the national spotlight in 2016 with their first-time wins at the Junior Olympics. The resulting media storm landed the trio on the cover of Sports Illustrated Kids as ‘SportsKids of the Year’ and they were able to move from shelters into their own home. The film offers a rare intimate glimpse into a tight-knit Brooklyn family’s journey to recover from trauma and tragedy. With the support of their mother, Tonia Handy, and the guidance of coach Jean Bell, the Sheppard sisters aim to beat the odds, dream big and aspire to higher education as they are finding their voices as athletes and students – all while processing the growing pains of adolescence. At the heart of the story is the bond between sisters and an entire community of women, passing the baton of self-empowerment and hope through track and field, from one generation to another.
Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer
Documentary | Streaming: June 19 (Hulu) | IMDb
Starring: DeNeen L. Brown
Synopsis: Comes one hundred years from the two-day Tulsa Massacre in 1921 that led to the murder of hundreds of Black people and leaving thousands homeless and displaced.
The Evil Next Door
Horror, Thriller, Mystery | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Dilan Gwyn, Linus Wahlgren, Eddie Eriksson Dominguez
Synopsis: A dad moves into a new house with his son and girlfriend. When he’s out of town working, the son makes a new ‘friend’ next door.
Horror | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux, Pierce Brosnan, Zainab Jah, Gretchen Mol, Sophia Bush, Josh Hamilton, Kelly AuCoin, Lucy Walters
Synopsis: After months of trying and failing to get pregnant, Lucy and Adrian finally find their dream fertility doctor in the illustrious Dr. Hindle. But after becoming pregnant with a healthy baby girl, Lucy begins to notice something sinister through Hindle’s gleaming charm, and she sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about him, and her own
My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To
Drama, Horror | Streaming: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Patrick Fugit, Owen Campbell, Ingrid Sophie Schram, Moises L. Tovar
Synopsis: Dwight and his sister Jessie reach a crossroads over what to do about their little brother Thomas, a sickly child with a mysterious affliction.
Horror, Fantasy, Drama | Streaming: June 25 | Theaters: June 18 (limited) | IMDb
Starring: Monique Rockman, Carel Nel, Alex van Dyk, Anthony Oseyemi
Synopsis: On a surveillance mission in a primordial forest, a park ranger encounters two survivalists following a post-apocalyptic lifestyle. The boy and his philosophical father seem to have their own religion, and a mysterious relationship to nature. There are many suspicious aspects to their existence, but when the cabin is attacked by strange, post-human beings one night, she learns that there is a greater threat in this emergent wilderness. Gaia is an ecological horror fantasy which engages the burning issues of our time.
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Streaming: June 16 (Disney+) | IMDb
Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Maya Rudolph
Synopsis: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface.
Drama, Comedy, Family | Streaming: June 18 | IMDb
Starring: Kevin Hart, Alfre Woodard, Melody Hurd, Teneisha Collins, Rodney Alexandre, Christine Lan, Letitia Brookes, Julian Casey, Holly Gauthier-Frankel
Synopsis: A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.
Action, Adventure, Thriller | Streaming: June 11 | Theaters: June 15 | IMDb
Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Chung, Tim Roth, Hermione Corfield, Rami Jaber, Mike Angelo, Renny Harlin, Nick Cannon
Synopsis: After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications on his life and the lives of countless others.
Action, Thriller | Streaming: June 15 | IMDb
Starring: Kirk Caouette, Andrea Stefancikova, Michael Kopsa, Milan Stefancik, Zak Santiago
Synopsis: A seemingly cold-blooded hitman is assigned to befriend a call girl, but all hell breaks loose when he is assigned to kill her.
Drama | Streaming: June 18 | IMDb
Starring: Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson, Alexis Chikaeze, Lori Hayes, Marcus Maudlin, Liz Mikel, Akron Watson, Phyllis Cicero, Lisha Hackney
Synopsis: Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.
Documentary | Streaming: June 15 | IMDb
Starring: Andy Senor
Synopsis: A Cuban-American director travels to his exiled parents’ homeland to mount a stage production of the musical, RENT, where he discovers an inspiring artistic family and embarks on a personal journey to reclaim his complicated heritage.
Action, Crime | Streaming: June 8 | Theaters: May 7 (limited) | IMDb
Starring: Ice-T, Jules Willcox, Robert Clohessy
Synopsis: An NYPD Detective is shot by one of his own, benevolent brothers in uniform. Communities are ignited – to march for justice. Gangs put their differences aside – for a united fight, an equal opportunity. “That people not be judged by the color of their skin but for the content of their character.” The movement and unity impacts City society and leads to a Blue Wall intervention within the Police force. White cops lust for change and act on it – by flushing out racism. Not an easy fight. In the end, what was considered impossible, became possible.
Action, Crime, Thriller | Streaming: June 15 | IMDb
Starring: Jacob Ulrik Lohmann, Simon Sears, Josephine Park, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Michael Brostrup, Özlem Sağlanmak, Arian Kashef, Tarek Zayat, Issa Khattab
Synopsis: The exact details of what took place while Talib Ben Hassi was in police custody remain unclear. Police officers, Jens and Mike, are on routine patrol in Svalegården’s ghetto when news of Talib’s death comes in over the radio, igniting uncontrollable, pent-up rage in the ghetto’s youth, who lust for revenge. Suddenly, the two officers find themselves fair game and must fight tooth and claw to find a way out.
The Birthday Cake
Crime, Thriller | IMDb
Starring: Shiloh Fernandez, Ewan McGregor, Val Kilmer, Lorraine Bracco, William Fichtner, Aldis Hodge, Penn Badgley, Jeremy Allen White, Ashley Benson
Synopsis: On the 10th anniversary of his father’s death, Giovanni reluctantly accepts the task of bringing a cake to the home of his uncle, a mob boss, for a celebration. Just two hours into the night, Gio’s life is forever changed.
Action, Crime | Streaming: June 15 | IMDb
Starring: Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Tom Lister Jr.
Synopsis: Mickey Rourke stars in this gritty action-thriller about one man’s quest for justice. It starts as Frank, an American, visits the Middle East with his girlfriend, Sarah. But when Sarah is killed in a police incident, Frank is framed for her murder and sent to a prison in the U.S. Then, after uncovering the conspiracy that led to Frank’s sentence, his friend dies mysteriously. Now, seeking bloody justice, Frank plans to escape from prison – but must partner with a dangerous gang to do so.
Drama, Fantasy, Horror | Streaming: June 18 | Theaters: June 18 | IMDb
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov, Simon McBurney
Synopsis: Clint (Defoe) tends bar at a snowbound roadhouse whose patrons speak a language he doesn’t understand, and things may not be what they seem. Desperate for answers, he drives a sled team to a nearby cave, but finds no peace. Are the spirits that confront him mere figments of his imagination — or will they slowly tear his body and soul to pieces? This mind-blowing psychological thriller is directed by Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant) and stars Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man).
Anything for Jackson
Horror | Streaming: June 15 | IMDb
Starring: Sheila McCarthy, Julian Richings, Konstantina Mantelos, Yannick Bisson
Synopsis: After a tragic car accident that took their grandson’s life, Audrey and Henry are unable to go on without him. Following the guidance of their ancient spell book, the elderly couple decide to abduct a young pregnant woman with the intention of performing a ‘reverse exorcism’ to channel their grandson’s spirit inside her unborn child. But when it becomes clear the ritual has called upon more than one spirit, the couple realize they have summoned more than they bargained for and must put an end to the evil entity they’ve invoked.
Horror | Streaming: June 18 | Theaters: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Niamh Algar, Nicholas Burns, Vincent Franklin, Sophia La Porta, Adrian Schiller, Michael Smiley, Erin Shanagher, Andrew Havill, Felicity Montagu
Synopsis: Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her inability to recall details of the long-ago disappearance of her sister, recently declared dead in absentia. When Enid is assigned to review a disturbing film from the archive that echoes her hazy childhood memories, she begins to unravel how this eerie work might be tied to her past.
Queen Of Spades
Horror | Streaming: June 15 | Theaters: June 11 (limited) | IMDb
Starring: Ava Preston, Daniel Kash, Kaelen Ohm, Eric Osborne, Jamie Bloch, Nabil Rajo, Krista Marchand
Synopsis: According to legend, an omnious entity known as the Queen of Spades can be summoned by performing an ancient ritual. Four teenagers summon the Queen of Spades, but they could never imagine the horrors that await them.
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Streaming: June 11 (Netflix) | IMDb
Starring: Jimmy Wong, Constance Wu, John Cho, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Will Yun Lee, Bobby Lee
Synopsis: In Sony Pictures Animation’s Wish Dragon, Din, a working-class college student with big dreams but small means, and Long, a cynical but all-powerful dragon capable of granting wishes, set off on a hilarious adventure through modern day Shanghai in pursuit of Din’s long-lost childhood friend, Lina. Their journey forces them to answer some of life’s biggest questions — because when you can wish for anything, you have to decide what really matters.
Science Fiction, Action, Thriller | Streaming: June 10 | IMDb
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dylan O’Brien, Rupert Friend, Sophie Cookson, Toby Jones, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Jason Mantzoukas, Tom Hughes
Synopsis: A troubled young man haunted by memories of two past lives stumbles upon the centuries-old secret society of similar individuals and dares to join their ranks.
In the Heights
Drama, Music, Musical | Streaming: June 10 | Theaters: June 10 | IMDb
Starring: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace
Synopsis: The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life. ‘In the Heights’ fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.
Comedy, Family | Streaming: June 11 | Theaters: June 4 (limited) | IMDb
Starring: Mira Sorvino, Chris Carpenter, Sean Astin, Indiana Massara, Nelson Franklin
Synopsis: A teenage coding genius has just 30 days to create the world’s greatest video game or his family loses everything.
Comedy, Drama, Romance | Streaming: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin, Christopher Lloyd, Loretta Devine
Synopsis: Helen is an independent widow who moves into the Pine Grove Senior Community and discovers it’s just like high school – full of cliques and flirtatious suitors. What she initially avoids leads her to exactly what she has been missing: new friendships and a chance at love again with newcomer Dan.
Biography, Comedy, Family, Inspirational, Drama, Sports | Streaming: June 11 | Theaters: May 21 | IMDb
Starring: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Karl Johnson, Steffan Rhodri, Anthony O’Donnell, Nicholas Farrell, Sian Phillips
Synopsis: The film tells the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town Welsh bartender, Jan Vokes (Academy Award (R) nominee Toni Collette). With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites. The group’s investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks with grit and determination and goes on to race in the Welsh Grand National showing the heart of a true champion.
Documentary | Streaming: June 8 | IMDb
Starring: Seth Breedlove
Synopsis: On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey takes a deep look into the subject of Bigfoot but also what spurs people to spend their lives searching for a creature that many believe doesn’t exist. Along the way, they made a stop in Whitehall, NY, home to an incident involving multiple members of law enforcement claiming to see a Bigfoot in a field off a rural road. The crew had multiple unusual experiences during their various night investigations near Lake George, Whitehall and Western Massachusetts. The Journey unveils some of that evidence.
Drama, Sports | Streaming: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Rachel Sanchita Gupta, Amy Maghera, Waheeda Rehman, Shafin Patel, Anurag Arora, Jonathan Readwin, Swati Das, Ankit Rao, Ambrish Saxena
Synopsis: Prerna, a teenager growing up in rural India, comes of age when she’s introduced to the sport of skateboarding. As a result, she has to fight the odds to follow her dreams and compete in the national championship.
Drama | Streaming: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Jessica Barden, Pamela Adlon, Becky Ann Baker, Austin Amelio, Gus Halper, Grace Kaiser
Synopsis: In a forgotten pocket of Southern Ohio where American manufacturing and opportunity are drying up, a determined young woman finds a ticket out when she is accepted to college. Alongside her older brother, Ruth Avery joins a dangerous scrap metal crew in order to pay her way. Together, they spend one brutal winter working the scrap yards during the day and stealing valuable metal from the once thriving factories by night. With her goal in sight, Ruth finds that the ultimate cost of an education for a girl like her may be more than she bargained for, and she soon finds herself torn between a promising future and the family she would leave behind.
Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller | Streaming: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Gina Rodriguez, Ariana Greenblatt, Lucius Hoyos, Shamier Anderson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Finn Jones, Frances Fisher, Gil Bellows, Sergio Di Zio
Synopsis: After a sudden global event wipes out all electronics and takes away humankind’s ability to sleep, chaos quickly begins to consume the world. Only Jill, an ex-soldier with a troubled past, may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter. The question is, can Jill safely deliver her daughter and save the world before she herself loses her mind.
Drama, Crime | Streaming: June 6 (?) | IMDb
Starring: Amber Heard, Terrance Howard, John Corbett, Charlie Plummer, Robin Givens, Jonathan Majors
Synopsis: Three teens living in LA, all victims of extreme childhoods, wreak a hedonistic riot across the city over the course of 48 hours, unbound by societal norms. They take us on a rip-roaring ride of drugs and murder across Los Angeles.
Drama, Mystery | Streaming: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Indira Andrewin, Gilberto Barraza, Mariano Tun Xool, Gabino Rodríguez, Eligio Meléndez, Eliseo Mancilla de la Cruz, Dale Carley, Shantai Obispo, Nedal Mclaren
Synopsis: Deep in the jungle, a group of Mexican gum workers crosses their path with Agnes, a mysterious Belizean woman. Her presence enlivens the fantasies and desires of those men, without knowing that they have woken up an ancient Mayan legend.
The Amusement Park
Horror | Streaming: June 11 | IMDb
Starring: Lincoln Maazel, Harry Albacker, Phyllis Casterwiler, Pete Chovan, Marion Cook, Sally Erwin, Michael Gornick, Jack Gottlob, Halem Joseph
Synopsis: An elderly gentleman sets out for what he thinks will be a normal day at an amusement park and is soon embroiled in a waking nightmare. [Produced in 1973, The Amusement Park was shelved after the Lutheran Society, which had commissioned it as an educational film about elder abuse and ageism, refused to release it due to its disturbing content. It was believed lost until a print was discovered in 2018 and subsequently given a 4K restoration by IndieCollect. It finally premiered in 2019, two years after Romero’s death.]
Here are some of the movies that are scheduled to come out soon. Links are added when possible, but many services won’t have pages for these services until they go live. Release dates may change without notice, so not all of these dates will turn out to be accurate.
The One And Only Dick Gregory
Documentary | Streaming: July 4 @ 9pm ET/PT (Showtime) | IMDb
Starring: Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Lena Waithe, Harry Belafonte, Dave Chappelle, Dick Gregory
Synopsis: This revealing portrait of comedian/activist Dick Gregory documents his many personal reinventions throughout the decades, from celebrity to civil rights hero and beyond, while hearing from the incredible entertainers who have been inspired by his blueprint.
A Nightmare Wakes
Horror, Thriller | Streaming: July 6 | IMDb
Starring: Alix Wilton Regan, Giullian Gioiello, Claire Glassford, Philippe Bowgen, Lee Garrett
Synopsis: A NIGHTMARE WAKES is based on the timeless novel and the birth of one of cinema’s most iconic monsters. While composing her famous novel “Frankenstein,” Mary Shelley descends into an opium-fueled fever dream and carries on a torrid love affair at a remote lake house. As she writes, the characters of her novel come to life and begin to plague her relationship, forcing everyone—including herself—to question her sanity.
Horror, Thriller | Streaming: July 8 | IMDb
Starring: Andi Matichak, Emile Hirsch, Luke David Blumm
Synopsis: After a mysterious group breaks into Laura’s home and attempts to abduct her eight-year-old son, David, the two of them flee town in search of safety. But soon after the failed kidnapping, David becomes extremely ill, suffering from increasing psychosis and convulsions. Following her maternal instincts, Laura commits unspeakable acts to keep him alive, but soon she must decide how far she is willing to go to save her son.
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Streaming: July 9 (Disney+) | IMDb
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour
Synopsis: Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52
Documentary | Streaming: July 16 | Theaters: July 9 | IMDb
Starring: Joshua Zeman
Synopsis: THE LONELIEST WHALE: THE SEARCH FOR 52 is a cinematic quest to find the “52 Hertz Whale,” which scientists believe has spent its entire life in solitude calling out at a frequency that is different from any other whale. As the film embarks on this engrossing journey, audiences will explore what this whale’s lonely plight can teach us — not just about our changing relationship to the oceans, but to each other.
No Ordinary Man
Documentary, Biography, LGBTQ | Theaters: July 16 | IMDb
Starring: Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt
Synopsis: For decades, the life of American Jazz musician Billy Tipton was framed as the story of an ambitious woman passing as a man in pursuit of a music career. In NO ORDINARY MAN, Tipton’s story is re-imagined and performed by trans artists as they collectively paint a portrait of an unlikely hero. NO ORDINARY MAN features leading voices and breakout stars in the trans community, including Marquise Vilsón, Scott Turner Schofield, Susan Stryker, C. Riley Snorton, and Thomas Page McBee, among others.
If you’re up for hitting the theaters, here’s a list of releases that just made it to the big screen. Only titles from the last two weeks will be listed here.
F9: The Fast Saga
Action, Adventure, Crime | Theaters: June 25 | IMDb
Starring: Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Helen Mirren, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Ludacris Bridges, Sung Kang
Synopsis: Dominic Toretto is leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but they know that danger always lurks just over their peaceful horizon. This time, that threat will force Dom to confront the sins of his past if he’s going to save those he loves most. His crew joins together to stop a world-shattering plot led by the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered: a man who also happens to be Dom’s forsaken brother, Jakob.
Drama, Comedy, Crime | Theaters: June 30 | IMDb
Starring: Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Colman Domingo, Nicholas Braun, Ari’el Stachel, Jason Mitchell, Ts Madison, Megan Hayes, Tony Demil
Synopsis: A waitress agrees to accompany an exotic dancer, her put-upon boyfriend, and her mysterious and domineering roommate on a road trip to Florida to seek their fortune at a high-end strip club.
The Boss Baby: Family Business
Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Family | Theaters: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Alec Baldwin, James Marsden, Jeff Goldblum, Eva Longoria, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Amy Sedaris, Ariana Greenblatt, James McGrath
Synopsis: The Templeton brothers — Tim and his Boss Baby little bro Ted — have become adults and drifted away from each other. But a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do attitude is about to bring them together again … and inspire a new family business.
The Forever Purge
Horror, Action, Thriller | Streaming: July 19 or August 2 (TBD) | Theaters: July 2 | IMDb
Starring: Josh Lucas, Ana de la Reguera, Tenoch Huerta, Will Patton, Leven Rambin, Cassidy Freeman, Susie Abromeit, Anthony Molinari, Sammi Rotibi
Synopsis: All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end.
We’ll keep this list updated frequently, so keep coming back to see what’s new.
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