The reel deal: June movie releases

New movies being released in June 2017 include The House, Despicable Me 3 and Wonder Woman.

WONDER WOMAN

Power. Grace. Wisdom. Wonder.

Fantasy | Action Director: Patty Jenkins

Starring: Gal Gadot , Chris Pine , Robin Wright

In theaters: June 2

After growing up in a hidden island oasis, the princess of the Amazons absconds with a stranded pilot to prevent a catastrophic event.

 

DEAN

A comedy about tragedy.

Drama | Comedy

Director: Demetri Martin

Starring: Demetri Martin, Kevin Kline , Gillian Jacobs

In theaters: June 2

Following his mother's death, an East Coast illustrator travels to LA to gain some perspective, while his grieving father attempts to sell the family home.

THE MUMMY

Ancient evil returns.

Fantasy | Action

Director: Alex Kurtzman

Starring: Tom Cruise , Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis

In theaters: June 9

Kicking off the new Universal Monsters movie franchise, this film follows the adventures of a man who inadvertently unearths an ancient princess with a score to settle against civilization.

 

IT COMES AT NIGHT

Fear turns men into monsters.

Mystery | Horror

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott

In theaters: June 9

An ominous threat forces a couple and their child to remain hidden at home, until a forlorn family arrives on their door, eager to share shelter.

 

THE HERO

Drama | Comedy

Director: Brett Haley

Starring: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman

In theaters: June 9

An over-the-hill actor confronted with cancer finds love with a far younger woman while struggling to re-establish a relationship with his neglected daughter.

 

ROUGH NIGHT

The hangover will be the least of their problems.

Drama | Comedy

Director: Lucia Aniello

Starring: Scarlett Johansson , Kate McKinnon, Zoë Kravitz

In theaters: June 16

When a male stripper winds up dead at a Miami Beach bachelorette party, the hard-partying besties who accidentally killed him must disentangle themselves from the situation without getting busted for possession.

 

THE BOOK OF HENRY

Never leave things undone.

Drama | Thriller

Director: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay

In theaters: June 16

The older son of a single mother serves as head of household - despite having yet to hit puberty - yet he takes on even more important responsibility after learning the dark truth about the girl next door.

 

CARS 3

It's not over until Lightning strikes.

Adventure | Comedy

Director: Brian Fee

Starring: Owen Wilson , Larry the Cable Guy , Bonnie Hunt

In theaters: June 16

After a tragic accident nearly forces him to quit doing what he does best, Lightning McQueen returns to racing for one final contest against a new class of competitors.

 

47 METERS DOWN

Face your deepest fears.

Horror

Director: Johannes Roberts

Starring: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine

In theaters: June 16

When vacationing sisters go cage-diving in shark-infested waters, the chain tethering them to the boat breaks, and they sink to the ocean floor with little hope of living.

 

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

For one world to live, another must die.

Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Director: Michael Bay

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner, Josh Duhamel

In theaters: June 21

In a world where humans and Transformers are engaged in an all-out war, the secret to saving civilization lies hidden in the alien robots' history.

 

THE BEGUILED

Drama | Western

Director: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst

In theaters: June 23

When a wounded Union soldier seeks refuge at a girl's boarding school in Virginia, sexual frustrations boil over into bitter clashes among the women watching after him.

 

BABY DRIVER

All you need is one killer track.

Crime | Thriller

Director: Edgar Wright

Starring: Ansel Elgort , Kevin Spacey, Lily James

In theaters: June 28

A reluctant getaway driver with a passion for his iPod attempts to break free of his sketchy past after falling in love at first sight.

 

THE HOUSE

If you can't beat the house, be the house.

Comedy

Director: Andrew J. Cohen

Starring: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins

In theaters: June 30

When the parents of a college-age girl foolishly lose her entire education fund, they attempt to recoup the loss by transforming their home into a first-class suburban casino.

 

DESPICABLE ME 3

Oh brother.

Adventure | Comedy

Directors: Pierre Coffin & Kyle Balda

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker

In theaters: June 30

Hijinks ensue after the leader of the lovable Minions meets his long-lost twin brother.

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