Upcoming 2016 Summer Movies

It seems like every summer the movie theaters have the best lineup of anticipated box office hits. Already this summer, we’ve seen popular movies like Captain American: Civil War and the heartwarming love story Me Before You hit cinemas across the country. Now that we’re officially into the month of June, let’s take a look at the best summer movies ready to hit theaters this summer:

Now You See Me: The Second Act

Release Date: June 10, 2016
Now You See Me 2 is the sequel to the 2013 summer magical heist movie. The Four Horsemen (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan) return for a second movie, using their Robin Hood-style magic acts to expose the unethical practices of a tech magnate. You can watch the Now You See Me 2 Trailer now.

Finding Dory

Release Date: June 17, 2016
Remember all those years ago we went on an adventure to find Nemo? In this new tale, we follow Marlin and Nemo on their adventure to find the adorable, forgetful, blue tang Dory. Dory takes off to find her family who she believes might be looking for her in this heartwarming new story. Watch the adorable trailer to the sequel now.

Independence Day Resurgence

Release Date: June 24, 2016
After the original Independence Day defined the adventure and Sci-Fi movie genre, this next amazing chapter will deliver an epic story of saving the world from extinction. While several characters will return from the first film, Will Smith will not. However, the movie will follow the stepson of Will Smith’s character.

The Legend of Tarzan

Release Date: July 1, 2016
The Legend of Tarzan is a much different story than the Disney tale we are used to. This movie will follow Tarzan after leaving the jungles of Africa to live a more “human” life with his wife, Jane. In this action-adventure tale, Tarzan is invited back to the Congo as a trade emissary of Parliament, tricked into a deadly convergence of revenge. Watch the action-packed trailer here.

The Secret Life of Pets

Release Date: July 8, 2016
Do you wonder what your pets do while you’re at home or at school? Well, this new adventure brought to us from the creators of Despicable Me follows the story of Max and Duke, two rivaling pets sharing the same owner. But Max and Duke have to put their differences aside when a rabbit (yes, a rabbit) and his army of abandoned pets conspire to take down on happily-owned pets. You can watch the trailer here.

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Release Date: July 8, 2016
Welcome to the big screen yet another classic Zac Efron movie (but we’re totally okay with that). Along with Neighbors 2 this summer, Zac Efron hits the big screen again along with Adam Devine and Anna Kendrick. The title of the movie says it all: Mike and Dave are looking for wedding dates, and they go to extremes to find them. If you’re looking for a classic comedy (with two very funny guys), this movie should definitely be on your list this summer.


Release Date: July 15, 2016
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! The Ghostbusters return in this much-anticipated reboot of the original story. Four women team up to take down some ghosts in this action comedy.

Star Trek Beyond

Release Date: July 22, 2016
Space is still the New Frontier in this third installment of the modern Star Trek franchise. The USS Enterprise explores the furthest reaches of space, where you can expect they come across the most testing enemy to date.

Suicide Squad

Release Date: August 5, 2016
Suicide Squad is this summer’s much-anticipated DC superhero/villain movie. When a secret government agency must turn to the most villainous and hated anti-heroes in the DC Comic world for a black ops mission in exchange for forgiveness of their past actions, you can expect that a lot goes down. With villains like The Joker, Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, Deadshot, and so many more, this movie is expected to be an epic action-packed film. Oh, and expect to see Batman (Bed Affleck) make an appearance. You can watch the epic Suicide Squad trailer now.