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The reel deal: June movie releases

New movies being released in June 2018 include Ocean’s 8, The Incredibles 2, Tag and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.


Action | Adventure

Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin and Elizabeth Hawthorne

In theaters: June 1

Based on a true story, two sailing enthusiasts meet and fall in love on the high seas, then embark on a treacherous 4,000-mile voyage that takes them straight into the worst storm the Pacific has ever seen.

Sam Claflin and Shailene Woodley star in ADRIFT Courtesy of STXfilms
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Action Point

Real stunts. Real thrills. Real messed up.

Action | Comedy

Directed by: Tim Kirkby

Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Brigette Lundy-Paine and Eleanor Worthington Cox

In theaters: June 1

After a corporate theme park moves into town, the reckless owner of a low-rent amusement park ditches his safety precautions in order to keep his guests exhilarated.

(L-R) Eleanor Worthington Cox and Johnny Knoxville in the film, ACTION POINT by Paramount Pictures
(Photo credit: Coco Van Oppens / Photo credit: Coco Van Oppens)


Comedy | Horror

Directed by: Leigh Whannell

Starring: Logan Marshall-Green, Harrison Gilbertson and Betty Gabriel

In theaters: June 1

A luddite living in the tech-flooded future faces his fears after a brutal mugging leaves him paralyzed, and his only hope for revenge is an experimental implant that installs an operating system in his brain.

Upgrade will be released in theaters June 1.
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Ocean’s 8

The plan is priceless.

Crime | Comedy

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway

In theaters: June 8

In this semi-sequel to the George Clooney-driven heist trilogy, the thieving mastermind’s sister recruits seven women criminals in an attempt to rob New York City’s Met Gala.

Ocean's 8 will be released in theaters June 8.
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

A little kindness makes a world of difference.

Documentary | Biography

Directed by: Morgan Neville

Starring: Fred Rogers, Yo-Yo Ma and Joanna Rogers

In theaters: June 8

Discover the story behind Fred Rogers, an unlikely man who used kindness and love to shape generations of children via his iconic TV show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Fred Rogers appears in Won't You Be My Neighbor? by Morgan Neville, an official selection of the Documentary Premieres program at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Jim Judkis.
(Jim Judkis)


Every family tree hides a secret.

Horror | Thriller

Directed by: Ari Aster

Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff and Milly Shapiro

In theaters: June 8

Rumored to be the most terrifying film in decades, a family’s reality transforms into a living hell after the death of their matriarch uncovers a series of sinister secrets.

Hereditary will be released in theaters June 8.
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Hotel Artemis

No guns. No cops. No killing the other patients.

Thriller | Sci-Fi

Directed by: Drew Pearce

Starring: Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown and Sofia Boutella

In theaters: June 8

A nurse with questionable credentials operates an illegal, outlaw-only hospital in a crime-fraught, futuristic Los Angeles.

Jeff Goldblum, Zachary Quinto and Jodie Foster in HOTEL ARTEMIS to be released by Global Road Entertainment.
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American Animals

Nobody wants to be ordinary.

Drama | Crime

Directed by: Bart Layton

Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan and Blake Jenner

In theaters: June 8

Four friends decide to inject some excitement into their ho-hum lives by attempting to steal one of the most valuable books on the planet in this film based on a ridiculous true story.

American Animals will be released in theaters June 8.
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The Incredibles 2

It’s time to get back to being incredible.

Action | Adventure

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson and Samuel L. Jackson

In theaters: June 15

In this long-awaited sequel to 2004’s animated masterpiece, Elastigirl must keep civilization safe, while Mr. Incredible is stuck at home taking care of the couple’s three super-powered kids.

In Disney Pixar’s “Incredibles 2,” Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home when a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot that only the Incredibles can overcome together. Also featuring the voices of Sarah Vowell as Violet and Huck Milner as Dash, “Incredibles 2” opens in U.S. theaters on June 15, 2018. ©2017 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
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Some traditions never get old.


Directed by: Jeff Tomsic

Starring: Ed Helms, Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner

In theaters: June 15

Inspired by actual events, five competitive friends stop at nothing to win a month-long game of tag that takes place all over the country.

TAG will be released in theaters June 15.
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Redefine the hustle.

Action | Adventure

Directed by: Director X

Starring: Trevor Jackson, Allen Maldonado and Jason Mitchell

In theaters: June 15

Drugs, guns and cars collide in this Atlanta-set remake of the 1972 blaxploitation film famous for its soundtrack.

Lex Scott Davis and Trevor Jackson in SUPERFLY.
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The park is gone.

Action | Sci-Fi

Directed by: J.A. Bayona

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jeff Goldblum

In theaters: June 22

When a once-dormant volcano threatens to destroy what remains of Jurassic Park, a fearless dino-trainer and the former operations manager are tasked with rescuing the last of the lizards.

Owen (CHRIS PRATT) with a baby Velociraptor in "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom."
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With every road trip comes baggage.

Comedy | Drama

Directed by: Shana Feste

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Christopher Plummer and Lewis MacDougall

In theaters: June 22

After a pot-dealing senior citizen gets tossed out of his retirement home, he convinces his daughter to drive him across the country while his tween grandson helps him offload his supply.

Boundaries will be released in theaters June 22.
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado

No rules this time.

Crime | Thriller

Directed by: Stefano Sollima

Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin and Isabela Moner

In theaters: June 29

A rogue FBI agent once again teams with a dangerous mercenary when Mexican drug cartels step up their efforts to smuggle terrorists into the U.S.

(l to r) Josh Brolin, Jeffrey Donovan and Benicio Del Toro in SICARIO: Day of the Soldado
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Uncle Drew

Some dreams can stay lit for a lifetime.


Directed by: Charles Stone III

Starring: Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery and Shaquille O’Neal

In theaters: June 29

An ardent fan attempts to reunite an old-school basketballer with his original crew in this film starring some of the NBA’s biggest names made up to look like much older men.

Uncle Drew will be released in theaters June 29.
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