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Here’s Our 5 Movies to Check Out in August!

August is here and the summer movie season has come to an end. But it doesn’t mean the movies are slowing down. Here is our Top 5 Movies to check out this August.

Jake: #1 Mile 22, #2 Papillon, #3 The Meg, #4 BlacKkKlansman , #5 The Happytime Murders

Jacob: #1 Christopher Robin, #2 The Meg, #3 The Happytime Murders, #4 Mile 22, #5 BlacKkKlansman

Brian: #1 The Happytime Murders, #2 Christopher Robin, #3 Papillon, #4 The Meg, #5 BlacKkKlansman

Keith: #1 BlacKkKlansman, #2 Mile 22, #3 Christopher Robin, #4 The Meg, #5 Alpha

5. BlacKkKlansman

“The true story how in the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream.

Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier and Topher Grace. BlacKkKlansman will be released in August 10th.

4. The Happytime Murders

“In the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, two clashing detectives — one human and the other a puppet — must work together to solve the brutal murders of former cast members of a beloved puppet TV show.”

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Elizabeth Banks and Joel McHale. The Happytime Murders will be released in theaters August 24th.

3. Mile 22

“James Silva is an operative for the CIA’s most highly prized and least understood unit. As the enemy closes in, a top-secret tactical command team helps Silva retrieve and transport a valuable asset that holds life-threatening information.”

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Ronda Rousey, Iko Uwais, Lauren Cohen and John Malkovich. Mile 22 opens in theaters August 17th.

2. The Meg

“A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. With time running out, rescue diver Jonas Taylor must save the crew and the ocean itself from an unimaginable threat — a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon.”

Starring: Jason Statham, Ruby Rose, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis and Jessica McNamee. The Meg opens in theaters August 10th.

1. Christopher Robin

“Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.”

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Hayley Atwell, Brad Garrett, Peter Capaldi, Toby Jones and Nick Mohammed. Christopher Robin opens in theaters August 3rd. 

Well there you have it folks! There is our list of Top 5 Movies to look forward to in the month of August! Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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