Get Your Popcorn Ready For These Movies Coming in August

The Spy Who Dumped Me (showtimes.com photo)

Get ready to plan your entire month of August around some pretty cool movies!

Friday, August 3rd

The Darkest Minds
Teens are declared a threat and detained by the government after they randomly develop new abilities. Ruby (Amandla Stenberg), who is 16 and the most powerful, escapes the camp and joins other teens at a runaway safe haven. After realizing that the world is run by adults who have betrayed them, she and the other teens wage resistance using their powers to take control of their futures.

Death of a Nation
This documentary highlights divided in political parties during Lincoln’s presidency and focuses on the same issue today with President Trump. This movie cuts through lies, history and truth, leaving the question whether America can be brought back together for a second time since 1860.

Disney’s Christopher Robin
The young Christopher Robin is all grown up, lost his way and living in London. It’s up to his childhood friends to set him back on the right track and appreciate the small things in life once again.

The Spy Who Dumped Me
Two Los Angeles best friends find themselves throw into a conspiracy theory when Audrey’s (Mila Kunis) boyfriend shows up with a trail of assassins not too far behind him. The two venture through Europe running from the assassins in an attempt to save the world.

Searching
After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, David Kim (John Cho) searches for his daughter in the one place no one has looked: Her laptop. He retraces her digital footsteps before she disappears forever.

Friday, August 10th

The Meg
During a deep sea observation, a submersible gets attacked by a creature though to be instinct and becomes trapped on the bottom of the deep Pacific with the crew left inside. A Chinese oceanographer was recruited to save the crew and the ocean from the 75-foot shark, Megalodon, which he encountered years prior.

A.X.L.
Teenage bike rider, Miles (Alex Neustaedter) finds a robotic dog named A.X.L., who has the heart of a real dog and forms an emotional bond with Miles until he’s captured by scientists. Miles teams up with Sara (Becky G), to find and protect his new friend.

Dog Days
This film follows the lives of different dog owners. As their paths begin to cross, their lives change in unexpected ways.

Wednesday, August 15th

Crazy Rich Asians
When Rachel Chu (Cosntance Wu) accompanies her boyfriend, Nick (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding, she learns that there’s more to Nick than she ever knew. Turns out, not only is Nick wealthy, but he is also the most eligible bachelor in Singapore. This puts a target on Rachel’s back with jealous women and Nick’s unapprovingly mother, Yeoh.

Friday, August 17th

Alpha
In Europe during the Paleolithic Era, a man is left for dead and learn to survive in the wilderness. He stumbles upon a lone wolf separated from the rest of its pack and tames it. The two rely on each other to survive and find their way home before the winter cold sets in.

Mile 22
In order to confront extreme and violent political corruption, an Indonesian police officer and CIA field officer must learn to work together.

Friday, August 24th

Slender man
Four high school girls in Massachusetts perform a ritual to bring back Slender man. When one of them goes missing, they are certain that she is his latest victim.

The Happytime Murders
Off-camera, the famous puppet stars, the Happytime Gang, live the kinds of lives that lead them to be mysteriously murdered. Two detectives with opposite personalities must learn to get along and find a way to crack the case and find the murderer.

Friday, August 31st

The Little Stranger

Dr Faraday, the son of a former housemaid becomes a country doctor. In the summer of 1948, he’s called to Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The home has been owned by the Ayres family for more than 2 centuries He discovers that he and the family have disturbingly intertwined stories.

Juliet, Naked
When musician Tucker Crowe’s (Ethan Hawke) acoustic demo resurfaces after 25 years, it leads to a life-changing encounter for Crowe himself.

Kin
A group of feds, an ex-con (Jack Reynor) and his younger brother (Myles Truitt) are on the run from a criminal (James Frano). They only have one weapon to protect themselves.

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