July Movie Openings


The world is more giant than you can imagine.

Fantasy | Family
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Mark Rylance, Bill Hader, Rebecca Hall
In theaters: July 1

A young girl who stays up past her bedtime befriends a gentle giant alienated from his community for refusing to eat children.

The Legend of Tarzan
Human. Nature.

Action | Adventure
Director: David Yates
Starring: Alexander Skarsga?rd, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz
In theaters: July 1

Long after leaving Africa, Tarzan is tricked into returning to the jungle and asked to inquire about a newly minted mining operation.

The Purge: Election Year
Keep America great.

Sci-Fi | Thriller
Director: James DeMonaco
Starring: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Edwin Hodge
In theaters: July 1

As the leading presidential candidate vows to end the population-control event known as the Purge, her head of security struggles to ensure the senator’s survival during the one night of the year when murder is acceptable.

Our Kind of Traitor

Thriller | Spy
Director: Susanna White
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsga?rd
In theaters: July 1

After encountering an alluring Russian mobster on the lam from his boss, a vacationing couple is thrust into the world of intelligence agencies and organized crime.

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
They needed hot dates. They got hot messes.

Director: Jake Szymanski
Starring: Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam DeVine
In theaters: July 8

When a pair of boisterous brothers place ads for dates to their sister’s tropical wedding, two rambunctious sisters respond, and the boys get far more than they bargained for.

The Secret Life of Pets
Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?

Comedy | Adventure
Directors: Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney
Starring: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart
In theaters: July 8

The life of a city-dwelling canine takes an unexpected turn when his pet-parents welcome a huge new hairball into their home.

Captain Fantastic
He prepared them for everything except the outside world.

Director: Matt Ross
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Frank Langella, Kathryn Hahn
In theaters: July 15

When an unconventional family living in the woods of the Pacific Northwest suddenly loses its matriarch, it’s Dad’s job to finish rearing the six home-schooled kids as they adjust to living in society for the first time.

Who you gonna call?

Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Director: Paul Feig
Starring: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones
In theaters: July 15

After ghosts invade Manhattan, it’s up to two unsuccessful authors, an engineer and a transit worker to save the city by apprehending the apparitions.

Café Society
Anyone who is anyone will be seen at Cafe? Society.

Drama | Romance
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart
In theaters: July 22

In a story set during the Great Depression, an East Coaster moves to L.A. and falls for his rich uncle’s secretary before travelling back to the Empire State and becoming enamored by a different woman.

The Infiltrator

Crime | Drama
Director: Brad Furman
Starring: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger
In theaters: July 15

In the mid-1980s, an undercover official discovers a massive money-laundering plot linked to the most legendary drug lord of all time.

Star Trek Beyond

Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Director: Justin Lin
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana
In theaters: July 22

After an unidentifiable alien race sets its sights on the U.S.S. Enterprise, Captain Kirk, Spock and the rest of the ship’s crew find themselves stuck on an unwelcome planet.

Ice Age: Collision Course
Kiss your ice goodbye.

Adventure | Comedy
Directors: Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu
Starring: Simon Pegg, Adam DeVine, Jennifer Lopez
In theaters: July 22

A saber-toothed squirrel’s relentless search for his lost acorn propels him beyond the confines of the atmosphere, where he inadvertently triggers a cataclysmic sequence of events.

Lights Out

Horror | Thriller
Director: David F. Sandberg
Starring: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Billy Burke
In theaters: July 22

Even after a young girl reaches adulthood, her nyctophobia (fear of the dark) manifests itself as an evasive phantasm that threatens her life whenever she dims the lights.

Jason Bourne
You know his name.

Action | Thriller
Director: Paul Greengrass
Starring: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Julia Stiles
In theaters: July 29

Set 12 years after the events in the The Bourne Ultimatum, the fifth installment of this thrilling franchise features the return of an amnesiac assassin who’s been living off the grid for years.

Bad Moms
Every mom has a breaking point.

Comedy Directors: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn
In theaters: July 29

Three moms with not one f*** to give unleash their MILFish brand of terror upon an unsuspecting PTA and the neighborhood at large.