It’s getting hot! And while most people attempt to cool off with air conditioning and popsicles, movie lovers flock to the cinema for heart-pumping, adrenaline-infused, on-screen heat! For moviegoers, summer is synonymous with non-stop action!
If you’re as excited about this summer’s film slate as we are, you have already compiled an extensive list of films and stocked up on caffeinated beverages to help you power through it. If, for some reason, you’re still unsure of what to watch, we’ve got you covered! Just check out the action film trailer gallery below!
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS
Synopsis: The turtles spring into action to battle Shredder (Brian Tee), mad scientist Baxter Stockman (Tyler Perry), Bebop (Gary Anthony Williams), Rocksteady (Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly) and the notorious Krang (Fred Armisen).
Why We’re Seeing It: Call us nostalgic and perhaps a bit sentimental, but it’s always nice to see a childhood classic on the big screen. Also, it’s a comicbook movie. Need we say more?
In Theaters: June 3rd
Synopsis: Looking to escape from his dying world, the orc shaman Gul’dan utilizes dark magic to open a portal to the human realm of Azeroth. Supported by the fierce fighter Blackhand, Gul’dan organizes the orc clans into a conquering army called the Horde. Uniting to protect Azeroth from these hulking invaders are King Llane, the mighty warrior Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and the powerful wizard Medivh. As the two races collide, leaders from each side start to question if war is the only answer.
Why We’re Seeing It: A new way to fuel our Warcraft obsession! Perhaps, we’ll dress up for the opening. JK. We’ll DEFINITELY dress up for the opening!
In Theaters: June 10th
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE
Synopsis: Using recovered extraterrestrial technology, the nations of Earth collaborate on an immense defense program to protect the planet. When the aliens attack with unprecedented force, only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can save the world.
Why We’re Seeing It: The wait is over! It’s here! It’s finally here!
In Theaters: June 24th
Synopsis: Many years after he left Africa behind, Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) returns to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary, unaware that he is actually a pawn in a Belgian captain’s (Christoph Waltz) deadly plot.
Why We’re Seeing It: Alexander Skarsgard? Margot Robbie? Samuel L. Jackson? Chrisoph Waltz?!
In Theaters: July 1st
STAR TREK BEYOND
Synopsis: Stranded on a hostile planet, Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the Enterprise crew face an alien threat.
Why We’re Seeing It: We’re proud Trekkies and we take our commitment VERY seriously!
In Theaters: July 22nd
Synopsis: Jason Bourne, now remembering who he truly is, tries to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Why We’re Seeing It: Oh, Matt Damon! How we’ve missed you as Jason Bourne.
In Theaters: July 29th
Synopsis: Supervillains accept a secret government mission that will likely result in their deaths.
Why We’re Seeing It: Oh…our…gosh! Every trailer is cut to perfection! And this film looks like the perfect cocktail of comic book fandom and stardom!
In Theaters: August 5th
Stay tuned for this summer’s list of anticipated comedy films. In the meantime, which of the films above are you most excited to see?