We are in the middle of a jam packed summer and half way through the year if you can already believe it! The month of July doesn’t hold back and we’ve got some really big heavy hitters this month. So without further ado, here are our 5 Movies that we are looking forward to in the month of July!
Jake: #1 The Lion King, #2 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, #3 Spider-Man: Far From Home, #4 The Art of Self Defense, #5 Stuber
Brian: #1 Spider-Man: Far From Home, #2 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, #3 The Lion King, #4 Stuber, #5 The Art of Self Defense
Jacob: #1 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, #2 Spider-Man: Far From Home, #3 The Lion King, #4 Midsommar, #5 Stuber
Keith: #1 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, #2 Spider-Man: Far From Home, #3 The Lion King, #4 Stuber, #5 Midsommar
Gio: #1 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, #2 The Lion King, #3 Spider-Man: Far From Home, #4 Stuber, #5 The Art of Self Defense
5.The Art of Self Defense
“After a brutal mugging, a man takes up karate to better defend himself but soon falls under the spell of the dojo’s enigmatic leader.”
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Imogen Poots, and Alessandro Nivola. The Art of Self Defense opens in theaters July 12th.
“When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life and his five-star rating.”
Starring: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Karen Gillan, Steve Howey, and Iko Uwais. Stuber opens in theaters July 12th.
3. The Lion King
“Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother — and former heir to the throne — has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is soon ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. Now, with help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba must figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Starring: Donald Glover, Beyonce, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejifor, Seth Rogen, Keegan-Michael Key, John Oliver, Billy Eichner, John Kani, Amy Sedaris, Alfre Woodard, Eric Andre, Florence Kasumba, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and JD McCrary. The Lion King opens in theaters July 19th.
2. Spider-Man: Far From Home
“Shortly after the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker, who is mourning the death of his mentor Tony Stark, goes on a school trip to Europe with his classmates. While abroad, he is recruited by Nick Fury to team up with Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio, a master of trickery and illusion, to battle the Elementals.”
Starring: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, J.B. Smoove, and Jacob Batalon. Spider-Man: Far From Home opens in theaters July 2nd.
1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
“Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.”
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Dakota Fanning, Luke Perry, Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Emile Hirsch, Timothy Olyphant, Tim Roth, Damon Herriman, Lena Dunham, Scoot McNairy, Rumer Willis, and Kurt Russell. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood opens in theaters July 26th.
Well there you have it ladies and gentlemen, our list of the 5 movies we are excited about in the month of July! Are you surprised by our list? This may be the first time a Marvel movie hasn’t been #1, do you agree with us? Let us know what you think in the comments below!