June Movie Openings

Me Before You

Drama | Romance
Director: Thea Sharrock
Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Jenna Coleman
In theatres: June 3

This tearjerker adapted from a novel by the same name tells the tale of a quirky young girl who falls for a recently paralyzed man struggling to accept the truth about his condition.

 

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Drama | Comedy
Directors: Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer
Starring: Andy Samberg , Imogen Poots, Bill Hader
In theatres: June 3

A self-absorbed singer in the throes of a downward spiral is the focus of this mockumentary that's jam-packed with cameos from comedians, musicians and other celebrities.

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows

Fantasy | Action
Director: David Green
Starring: Megan Fox, Stephen Amell , Will Arnett
In theatres: June 3

In the latest installment of a franchise that essentially exists to sell toys, amphibious adolescents emerge from the sewers to defeat an interdimensional warlord.

 

 

 

 

 

Blackway
Sometimes revenge is the only answer.

Thriller
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Starring: Julia Stiles , Anthony Hopkins, Ray Liotta
In theatres: June 10

When a cop-turned-kingpin continues to harass a spirited barmaid in a small, northwestern town, the woman teams with local loggers who have their sights set on the same guy.

 

 

Now You See Me 2
You haven't seen anything yet.

Action | Comedy
Director: Jon M. Chu
Starring: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan
In theatres: June 10

A group of illusionists who use misdirection to deliver social justice are coerced into performing an outrageous heist masterminded by the cunning industrialist they seek to expose.

 

The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist
The next true story from the case files of Ed and Lorraine Warren.

Horror
Director: James Wan
Starring: Vera Farmiga , Patrick Wilson, Franka Potente
In theatres: June 10

Inspired by actual events, this movie follows a pair of paranormal investigators who visit the U.K. to evaluate the case of a single mom and her four kids living alongside a murderous spirit.

Warcraft
Two worlds. One home.

Fantasy | Action
Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton , Ben Foster
In theatres: June 10

Aggressive orcs abandon their collapsing civilization and attack the home of humans in this film based on the massively popular online role-playing game.

 

Central Intelligence
Saving the world takes a little Hart and a big Johnson.

Action | Comedy
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Aaron Paul
In theatres: June 17

A fun-loving but lethal CIA agent finds an old friend on Facebook and convinces the timid accountant to partner with him on a daring and deadly case.

 

 

Genius
Max Perkins discovered Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. But he never met anyone like Thomas Wolfe.

Drama | Biography
Director: Michael Grandage
Starring: Colin Firth , Jude Law , Nicole Kidman
In theatres: June 17

Based on the life of real-life editor Max Perkins, who worked with some of the 20th century's greatest scribes, this biopic chronicles the word-man's successes, struggles and frustrating friendship with an up-and-coming author.

Free State Of Jones

Drama | Action
Director: Gary Ross
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell
In theatres: June 24

Set in Mississippi during the Civil War, this true story tells the tale of an indignant soldier who leads a band of farmers and slaves in a revolt against the Confederacy before marrying a former servant and founding the South's first mixed-race settlement.

 

Finding Dory
An unforgettable journey she probably won't remember.

Adventure | Animation
Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ty Burrell
In theatres: June 17

An absent-minded fish yearning to reconnect with her long-lost parents makes her way to a marine life facility, where she befriends a new crew of aquatic creatures who help reunite her family.

 

 

 

 

Clown
No one is safe.

Fantasy | Horror
Director: Jon Watts
Starring: Andy Powers, Laura Allen, Peter Stormare
In theatres: June 17

After a birthday boy's dad dons a clown costume to entertain his son's party, he soon realizes that the outfit won't come off and that he's transforming into an evil clown with a taste for children's faces.

Swiss Army Man
We all need some body to lean on.

Fantasy | Drama
Directors: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe , Paul Dano, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
In theatres:

June 24

(

July 1

in San Diego)

A suicidal man stranded on an island spots a washed-up corpse along the coast, then befriends the gas-filled body before using it as fart-propelled flotation device to help him get home.

 

Independence Day: Resurgence
We had twenty years to prepare. So did they.

Action | Sci-Fi
Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Liam Hemsworth , Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum
In theatres: June 24

Twenty years after aliens unleashed a worldwide attack on civilization, the extraterrestrials are back in greater numbers, testing the new defenses mankind has put in place and challenging humanity's ability to survive an even more atrocious onslaught.

 

The Shallows
What was once in the deep is now in the shallows.

Drama | Thriller
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Starring: Blake Lively , Óscar Jaenada, Brett Cullen
In theatres: June 29

When a bloodthirsty shark circles a surfer chick stuck in shallow water, the girl must use her wits to elude the Great White and get back on dry land.

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